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2006 Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Trades and Transactions

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61-101, Finished 5th in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Joe Maddon (61-101)
GM: Andrew Friedman (Hired 11/3/2005), Scouting Dir: R.J. Harrison
Scored 689 runs, Allowed 856 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 65-97

Ballparks: Tropicana Field · Attendance: 1,368,950 (14th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 99, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 103, Pitching - 105

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2005 / 2007 Trades and Transactions

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

October 3, 2005

Lee Gardner granted Free Agency.

Josh Phelps granted Free Agency.

John Webb granted Free Agency.

October 5, 2005

Tim Laker granted Free Agency.

October 6, 2005

Rob Bell granted Free Agency.

October 7, 2005

Released Eric Munson.

October 14, 2005

Selected Mike Rose off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

October 15, 2005

Dave Coggin granted Free Agency.

Paul Hoover granted Free Agency.

Trent Hubbard granted Free Agency.

Ruddy Lugo granted Free Agency.

Darnell McDonald granted Free Agency.

Luis Ordaz granted Free Agency.

Jason Phillips granted Free Agency.

Earl Snyder granted Free Agency.

Rico Washington granted Free Agency.

October 27, 2005

Eduardo Perez granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2005

Alex Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

Travis Lee granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2005

Signed Ruddy Lugo as a free agent.

November 21, 2005

Signed Chad Harville as a free agent.

Released Joe Beimel.

December 2, 2005

Pete LaForest selected by the San Diego Padres off waivers.

December 7, 2005

Traded Dewon Brazelton to the San Diego Padres. Received Sean Burroughs.

December 8, 2005

Jason Pridie drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 2005 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Steve Andrade from the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2005 rule 5 draft.

Sold Steve Andrade to the San Diego Padres.

December 9, 2005

Signed Travis Driskill as a free agent.

December 19, 2005

Signed Bart Miadich as a free agent.

Signed Luis Ordaz as a free agent.

Released Joe Borowski.

Traded Travis Schlichting to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Received Josh Paul.

December 20, 2005

Lance Carter granted Free Agency.

December 21, 2005

Signed Lance Carter as a free agent.

Trever Miller granted Free Agency.

Mike Rose granted Free Agency.

January 4, 2006

Signed Darnell McDonald as a free agent.

January 10, 2006

Signed Ty Wigginton as a free agent.

January 11, 2006

Signed Jason Childers as a free agent.

Signed Mark Malaska as a free agent.

Signed Dan Miceli as a free agent.

Signed Justin Miller as a free agent.

Signed Greg Norton as a free agent.

Signed Kevin Witt as a free agent.

Released Franklin Nunez.

January 13, 2006

Signed Michael Coleman as a free agent.

January 14, 2006

Traded Danys Baez and Lance Carter to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Chuck Tiffany (minors) and Edwin Jackson.

January 15, 2006

Signed Mike Rose as a free agent.

January 17, 2006

Signed Shawn Camp as a free agent.

January 18, 2006

Signed Luis Rivas as a free agent.

January 24, 2006

Signed Wayne Franklin as a free agent.

January 31, 2006

Signed Russell Branyan as a free agent.

February 11, 2006

Signed Travis Lee as a free agent.

March 19, 2006

Signed Alberto Reyes as a free agent.

March 29, 2006

The Minnesota Twins returned Jason Pridie (earlier draft pick).

March 31, 2006

Released Mark Malaska.

April 1, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Brian Meadows as a free agent.

April 2, 2006 (Standings)

Released Travis Driskill.

Released Wayne Franklin.

April 5, 2006 (Standings)

Selected Scott Dunn off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

April 6, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Tomas Perez as a free agent.

Released Jesus Colome.

Traded Jose De La Cruz (minors) to the Seattle Mariners. Received Marcos Carvajal.

April 20, 2006 (Standings)

Released Justin Miller.

April 28, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Carlos Hines (minors) to the San Francisco Giants. Received Tyler Walker.

May 24, 2006 (Standings)

Sold Nick Green to the New York Yankees.

May 25, 2006 (Standings)

Released Mike Rose.

June 6, 2006 (Standings)

Drafted Evan Longoria in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 7, 2006.

Drafted Josh Butler in the 2nd round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2006.

Drafted Alex Cobb in the 4th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed July 20, 2006.

Drafted Ryan Reid in the 7th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2006.

Drafted Desmond Jennings in the 10th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 2006.

Drafted Mike Minor in the 13th round of the 2006 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 9, 2006 (Standings)

Released Bart Miadich.

June 20, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Fernando Cortez and Joey Gathright to the Kansas City Royals. Received J.P. Howell.

June 21, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Jason Romano as a free agent.

June 27, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Toby Hall, Mark Hendrickson and cash to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received a player to be named later, Dioner Navarro and Jae Weong Seo. The Los Angeles Dodgers sent Justin Ruggiano (July 19, 2006) to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays to complete the trade.

July 12, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Aubrey Huff and cash to the Houston Astros. Received Mitch Talbot and Ben Zobrist.

July 13, 2006 (Standings)

Released Jason Romano.

July 31, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Julio Lugo to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Sergio Pedroza (minors) and Joel Guzman.

August 14, 2006 (Standings)

Released Sean Burroughs.

August 16, 2006 (Standings)

Released Chad Harville.

August 24, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Russell Branyan to the San Diego Padres. Received a player to be named later and Evan Meek. The San Diego Padres sent Dale Thayer (September 15, 2006) to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays to complete the trade.

September 10, 2006 (Standings)

Released Travis Lee.

October 11, 2006 (Standings)

Luis Ordaz granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2006 (Standings)

Brent Butler granted Free Agency.

Jason Childers granted Free Agency.

Michael Coleman granted Free Agency.

Scott Dunn granted Free Agency.

Jean Machi granted Free Agency.

Darnell McDonald granted Free Agency.

Alberto Reyes granted Free Agency.

Luis Rivas granted Free Agency.

October 16, 2006

Released Kevin Witt.

October 30, 2006

Kevin Cash granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2006

Travis Harper granted Free Agency.

Damon Hollins granted Free Agency.

Brian Meadows granted Free Agency.

Tomas Perez granted Free Agency.

November 9, 2006

Released Tyler Walker.

November 10, 2006

Signed Jorge Velandia as a free agent.

December 1, 2006

Signed Steve Andrade as a free agent.

Signed Hee-Seop Choi as a free agent.

Signed Dustan Mohr as a free agent.

December 7, 2006

Josh Hamilton drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

December 15, 2006

Purchased Akinori Iwamura from Yakult Swallows (Japan Central).

December 21, 2006

Signed Gary Glover as a free agent.

January 2, 2007

Purchased Brendan Harris from the Cincinnati Reds.

January 3, 2007

Signed Yamid Haad as a free agent.

January 9, 2007

Signed Brent Butler as a free agent.

Signed Jason Grabowski as a free agent.

Signed Chris Richard as a free agent.

January 12, 2007

Signed Raul Casanova as a free agent.

January 22, 2007

Signed Scott Dohmann as a free agent.

January 29, 2007

Signed Carlos Pena as a free agent.

February 5, 2007

Signed Alberto Reyes as a free agent.

February 13, 2007

Traded Andrew Lopez (minors) and Greg Reinhard (minors) to the Chicago Cubs. Received Jae Kuk Ryu.

February 16, 2007

Marcos Carvajal selected by the New York Mets off waivers.

February 26, 2007

Signed Wilking Rodriguez as an amateur free agent.

March 20, 2007

Signed Alex Colome as an amateur free agent.

March 29, 2007

Released Dan Miceli.

April 1, 2007

Released Yamid Haad.

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