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Trades and Transactions

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89-74, Finished 3rd in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Buddy Black (89-74)
GM: Kevin Towers, Scouting Dir: Bill Gayton
Scored 741 runs, Allowed 666 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 89-74

Ballparks: PetCo Park · Attendance: 2,790,074 (9th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 90, Pitching - 90 · one-year: Batting - 89, Pitching - 88

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2006 / 2008 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 2, 2006

Pete LaForest granted Free Agency.

October 3, 2006

Justin Leone granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2006

Released Mark Bellhorn.

Selected Justin Hampson off waivers from the Colorado Rockies.

October 15, 2006

Luke Allen granted Free Agency.

Jason Anderson granted Free Agency.

Steve Andrade granted Free Agency.

Matt Blank granted Free Agency.

Dewon Brazelton granted Free Agency.

Bobby Hill granted Free Agency.

Julius Matos granted Free Agency.

Dave Matranga granted Free Agency.

Simon Pond granted Free Agency.

Mario Ramos granted Free Agency.

Stephen Smitherman granted Free Agency.

October 16, 2006

Brian Sweeney granted Free Agency.

October 26, 2006

Signed Scott Strickland as a free agent.

October 30, 2006

Geoff Blum granted Free Agency.

Doug Brocail granted Free Agency.

Alan Embree granted Free Agency.

Shawn Estes granted Free Agency.

Mike Piazza granted Free Agency.

Rudy Seanez granted Free Agency.

Todd Walker granted Free Agency.

David Wells granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2006

Ryan Klesko granted Free Agency.

Dave Roberts granted Free Agency.

Scott Williamson granted Free Agency.

Woody Williams granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2006

Signed Pedro Hernandez as an amateur free agent.

Chan Ho Park granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2006

Signed Adam Shabala as a free agent.

November 8, 2006

Signed Frank Brooks as a free agent.

Traded Josh Barfield to the Cleveland Indians. Received Andrew Brown and Kevin Kouzmanoff.

November 11, 2006

Signed Mike Johnston as a free agent.

Signed Steve Watkins as a free agent.

November 13, 2006

Signed Brian Myrow as a free agent.

November 15, 2006

Traded Jon Adkins and Ben Johnson to the New York Mets. Received Heath Bell and Royce Ring.

December 1, 2006

Signed Geoff Blum as a free agent.

December 5, 2006

Signed Jose Cruz as a free agent.

December 7, 2006

Drafted Kevin Cameron from the Minnesota Twins in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

Joakim Soria drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

December 8, 2006

Signed Todd Walker as a free agent.

December 12, 2006

Jon Knott granted Free Agency.

December 13, 2006

Signed Greg Maddux as a free agent.

December 16, 2006

Signed Doug Brocail as a free agent.

December 20, 2006

Signed Marcus Giles as a free agent.

Selected Craig Stansberry off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

January 6, 2007

Signed Shawn Estes as a free agent.

January 10, 2007

Signed Howie Clark as a free agent.

January 15, 2007

Signed Aaron Rakers as a free agent.

February 5, 2007

Signed David Wells as a free agent.

February 7, 2007

Signed Shawn Wooten as a free agent.

February 16, 2007

Signed Pete LaForest as a free agent.

February 21, 2007

Signed Oscar Robles as a free agent.

March 3, 2007

Signed Wilton Lopez as a free agent.

March 19, 2007

Selected Justin Germano off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies.

March 26, 2007

Released Todd Walker.

March 31, 2007

Released Howie Clark.

April 20, 2007 (Standings)

Sent Manny Alexander to the Washington Nationals as part of a conditional deal.

May 3, 2007 (Standings)

Sold Jack Cust to the Oakland Athletics.

May 31, 2007 (Standings)

Selected Hiram Bocachica off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.

June 7, 2007 (Standings)

Drafted Cory Luebke in the 1st round (63rd pick) of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 23, 2007.

Drafted Eric Sogard in the 2nd round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 30, 2007.

Drafted Corey Kluber in the 4th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed July 17, 2007.

Drafted Lance Zawadzki in the 4th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2007.

Drafted Jeremy Hefner in the 5th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 18, 2007.

Drafted Christian Colon in the 10th round of the 2007 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Luis Martinez in the 12th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 14, 2007.

Drafted Brandon Gomes in the 17th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2007.

Drafted Andy Parrino in the 26th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 2007.

Drafted Dylan Axelrod in the 30th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 26, 2007.

Drafted Colt Hynes in the 31st round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 2007.

June 9, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Frank Menechino as a free agent.

June 16, 2007 (Standings)

Released Adam Shabala.

June 20, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Kyler Burke (minors) and Rob Bowen to the Chicago Cubs. Received Michael Barrett and cash.

June 29, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Andrew Brown to the Oakland Athletics. Received Milton Bradley and cash.

July 1, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Edwin Moreno as a free agent.

July 9, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Jose Paniagua as a free agent.

July 17, 2007 (Standings)

Released Shawn Wooten.

July 25, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Scott Linebrink to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Will Inman (minors), Steve Garrison and Joe Thatcher.

July 27, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Shea Hillenbrand as a free agent.

Traded Leo Rosales to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Scott Hairston.

July 28, 2007 (Standings)

Released Russell Branyan.

July 31, 2007 (Standings)

Received Morgan Ensberg from the Houston Astros as part of a conditional deal.

Released Jose Cruz.

Traded Royce Ring to the Atlanta Braves. Received Will Startup (minors) and Wil Ledezma.

Traded Jon Link to the Chicago White Sox. Received Rob Mackowiak.

August 8, 2007 (Standings)

Released Shea Hillenbrand.

August 13, 2007 (Standings)

Released David Wells.

August 16, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Brady Clark as a free agent.

August 22, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Casey Fossum as a free agent.

September 4, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Brett Tomko as a free agent.

Pete LaForest selected by the Philadelphia Phillies off waivers.

September 24, 2007 (Standings)

Purchased Jason Lane from the Houston Astros.

October 4, 2007 (Standings)

Scott Cassidy granted Free Agency.

Released Brady Clark.

Selected Luis Rodriguez off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.

October 26, 2007

Released Marcus Giles.

Selected Mauro Zarate off waivers from the Florida Marlins.

October 29, 2007

Milton Bradley granted Free Agency.

Frank Brooks granted Free Agency.

Luis Cruz granted Free Agency.

Shawn Estes granted Free Agency.

Casey Fossum granted Free Agency.

Arturo Lopez granted Free Agency.

Frank Menechino granted Free Agency.

Jose Paniagua granted Free Agency.

Aaron Rakers granted Free Agency.

Scott Strickland granted Free Agency.

Mike Thompson granted Free Agency.

Steve Watkins granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2007

Michael Barrett granted Free Agency.

Geoff Blum granted Free Agency.

Doug Brocail granted Free Agency.

Greg Maddux granted Free Agency.

Brett Tomko granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2007

Mike Cameron granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2007

Rob Mackowiak granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2007

Hiram Bocachica granted Free Agency.

November 18, 2007

Signed Greg Maddux as a free agent.

November 19, 2007

Signed Chip Ambres as a free agent.

November 25, 2007

Signed Edgar Gonzalez as a free agent.

December 2, 2007

Signed Randy Wolf as a free agent.

December 5, 2007

Sold Terrmel Sledge to Nippon Ham Fighters (Japan Pacific).

December 6, 2007

Drafted Callix Crabbe from the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2007 rule 5 draft.

Purchased Carlos Guevara from the Florida Marlins.

December 7, 2007

Signed Marshall McDougall as a free agent.

December 12, 2007

Jack Cassel granted Free Agency.

Morgan Ensberg granted Free Agency.

Jason Lane granted Free Agency.

December 14, 2007

Signed Shawn Estes as a free agent.

Traded David Freese to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received Jim Edmonds.

December 18, 2007

Signed Tadahito Iguchi as a free agent.

December 19, 2007

Signed Michael Barrett as a free agent.

December 21, 2007

Signed Jeff DaVanon as a free agent.

Signed Robert Fick as a free agent.

December 26, 2007

Signed Mark Prior as a free agent.

December 28, 2007

Signed Arturo Lopez as a free agent.

January 3, 2008

Released Roger Deago.

January 8, 2008

Signed Ramon Nivar as a free agent.

January 27, 2008

Signed Jody Gerut as a free agent.

Signed Glendon Rusch as a free agent.

February 5, 2008

Selected Enrique Gonzalez off waivers from the Washington Nationals.

February 11, 2008

Signed Tony Clark as a free agent.

March 22, 2008

Released Jeff DaVanon.

March 24, 2008

Released Ramon Nivar.

March 26, 2008

Purchased Justin Huber from the Kansas City Royals.

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