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2005 Texas Rangers

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2004 / 2006

79-83, Finished 3rd in AL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Buck Showalter (79-83)
GM: John Hart, Farm Dir: John Lombardo, Scouting Dir: Ron Hopkins
Scored 865 runs, Allowed 858 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 82-80

Ballparks: Ameriquest Field · Attendance: 2,525,221 (6th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 106, Pitching - 105 · one-year: Batting - 103, Pitching - 103

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2004 / 2006 Trades and Transactions

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

October 4, 2004

Danny Ardoin granted Free Agency.

Scott Erickson granted Free Agency.

October 5, 2004

Mike Bacsik granted Free Agency.

October 8, 2004

Ken Huckaby granted Free Agency.

Ben Kozlowski selected by the Cincinnati Reds off waivers.

Colby Lewis selected by the Detroit Tigers off waivers.

October 9, 2004

Chad Allen granted Free Agency.

October 14, 2004

Michael Tejera granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2004

Signed Chad Allen as a free agent.

Mickey Callaway granted Free Agency.

Brad Clontz granted Free Agency.

Reynaldo Garcia granted Free Agency.

Bart Miadich granted Free Agency.

Julio Mosquera granted Free Agency.

Santiago Perez granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2004

Jeff Nelson granted Free Agency.

Jay Powell granted Free Agency.

John Wasdin granted Free Agency.

Jeff Zimmerman granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2004

Doug Brocail granted Free Agency.

Andy Fox granted Free Agency.

Rusty Greer granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2004

David Dellucci granted Free Agency.

Brad Fullmer granted Free Agency.

Brian Jordan granted Free Agency.

Herbert Perry granted Free Agency.

Eric Young granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2004

Manny Alexander granted Free Agency.

November 15, 2004

Signed Manny Alexander as a free agent.

Signed Vladimir Nunez as a free agent.

Signed Lou Pote as a free agent.

Signed Jose Veras as a free agent.

Signed John Wasdin as a free agent.

November 16, 2004

Signed Doug Brocail as a free agent.

Signed Jason Standridge as a free agent.

Signed Andres Torres as a free agent.

November 17, 2004

Signed Agustin Montero as a free agent.

November 22, 2004

Signed Robert Machado as a free agent.

November 29, 2004

Signed Michael Tejera as a free agent.

December 1, 2004

Signed Esteban German as a free agent.

December 8, 2004

Signed Sandy Alomar as a free agent.

December 12, 2004

Signed Richard Hidalgo as a free agent.

December 13, 2004

Edgar Gonzalez drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 2004 rule 5 draft.

December 20, 2004

Signed Greg Colbrunn as a free agent.

Signed David Dellucci as a free agent.

January 17, 2005

Released Peter Zoccolillo.

January 19, 2005

Signed Mark DeRosa as a free agent.

January 21, 2005

Edwin Moreno selected by the Philadelphia Phillies off waivers.

January 24, 2005

Signed Wilfredo Rodriguez as a free agent.

February 4, 2005

Selected Ryan Bukvich off waivers from the San Diego Padres.

February 23, 2005

Signed Pedro Astacio as a free agent.

March 5, 2005

Signed Craig House as a free agent.

March 6, 2005

Signed Chris Richard as a free agent.

March 7, 2005

Signed Jeff Zimmerman as a free agent.

March 23, 2005

Jason Bourgeois selected by the Atlanta Braves off waivers.

March 30, 2005

Received Keith McDonald from the Baltimore Orioles as part of a conditional deal.

Purchased Cody Ransom from the Chicago Cubs.

Traded Ramon Nivar to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Matt Riley.

April 7, 2005 (Standings)

Travis Hughes selected by the Washington Nationals off waivers.

April 23, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Jason Boyd as a free agent.

April 25, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Brandon Larson as a free agent.

May 1, 2005 (Standings)

Released Cody Clark.

May 5, 2005 (Standings)

Released Craig House.

May 6, 2005 (Standings)

Released Matt Riley.

May 15, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Steve Karsay as a free agent.

May 23, 2005 (Standings)

Sent Vladimir Nunez to the St. Louis Cardinals as part of a conditional deal.

May 25, 2005 (Standings)

Released Cody Ransom.

June 7, 2005 (Standings)

Drafted John Mayberry in the 1st round (19th pick) of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 14, 2005.

Drafted Taylor Teagarden in the 3rd round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 18, 2005.

Drafted Michael Kirkman in the 5th round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 2005.

Drafted German Duran in the 6th round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2005.

Drafted Doug Mathis in the 13th round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 2005.

June 10, 2005 (Standings)

Ryan Drese selected by the Washington Nationals off waivers.

June 12, 2005 (Standings)

Released Andres Torres.

June 17, 2005 (Standings)

Released Pedro Astacio.

June 22, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Tim Crabtree as a free agent.

June 23, 2005 (Standings)

Purchased Hector Mercado from Bridgeport (Atlantic).

June 30, 2005 (Standings)

Released Jason Standridge.

July 7, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Matt Roney as a free agent.

July 8, 2005 (Standings)

Released Brandon Larson.

July 20, 2005 (Standings)

Released Ryan Snare.

July 21, 2005 (Standings)

Selected James Baldwin off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.

Traded Matt Lorenzo (minors) to the Atlanta Braves. Received Kevin Gryboski.

July 30, 2005 (Standings)

Traded Chan Ho Park and cash to the San Diego Padres. Received Phil Nevin.

August 6, 2005 (Standings)

Released Chad Allen.

August 7, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Aaron Sele as a free agent.

August 15, 2005 (Standings)

Released Aaron Sele.

August 22, 2005 (Standings)

James Baldwin selected by the Baltimore Orioles off waivers.

August 31, 2005 (Standings)

Traded Manny Alexander to the San Diego Padres. Received Juan Jimenez (minors).

October 4, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Matt Riley as a free agent.

October 10, 2005 (Standings)

Justin Thompson granted Free Agency.

October 11, 2005 (Standings)

Michael Tejera granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2005 (Standings)

Kevin Gryboski granted Free Agency.

October 14, 2005 (Standings)

Carlos Almanzar granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2005 (Standings)

Jason Boyd granted Free Agency.

Jason Conti granted Free Agency.

Tim Crabtree granted Free Agency.

Brian Esposito granted Free Agency.

Rosman Garcia granted Free Agency.

Jason Hart granted Free Agency.

Hector Mercado granted Free Agency.

Agustin Montero granted Free Agency.

Chris Richard granted Free Agency.

Wilfredo Rodriguez granted Free Agency.

Matt Roney granted Free Agency.

Jose Veras granted Free Agency.

Jeff Zimmerman granted Free Agency.

October 27, 2005

John Wasdin granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2005

Sandy Alomar granted Free Agency.

Steve Karsay granted Free Agency.

Kenny Rogers granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2005

Doug Brocail granted Free Agency.

Greg Colbrunn granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2005

Richard Hidalgo granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2005

Signed Adam Hyzdu as a free agent.

November 6, 2005

Signed Kevin Walker as a free agent.

November 7, 2005

Signed Jamie Burke as a free agent.

November 10, 2005

Signed Rick Bauer as a free agent.

November 16, 2005

Signed Adrian Brown as a free agent.

Traded Clint Brannon (minors) to the Chicago Cubs. Received Jon Leicester.

November 18, 2005

Signed Jesse Carlson as a free agent.

December 7, 2005

Signed John Wasdin as a free agent.

December 8, 2005

Drafted Alexi Ogando from the Oakland Athletics in the 2005 rule 5 draft.

Traded Esteban German to the Kansas City Royals. Received Fabio Castro.

Traded Alfonso Soriano to the Washington Nationals. Received Armando Galarraga, Terrmel Sledge and Brad Wilkerson.

December 12, 2005

Traded a player to be named later to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Vicente Padilla. The Texas Rangers sent Ricardo Rodriguez (December 19, 2005) to the Philadelphia Phillies to complete the trade.

December 13, 2005

Signed Jayson Durocher as a free agent.

December 16, 2005

Signed D'Angelo Jimenez as a free agent.

January 3, 2006

Signed Jose Diaz as a free agent.

January 6, 2006

Traded Adrian Gonzalez, Terrmel Sledge and Chris Young to the San Diego Padres. Received Billy Killian (minors), Adam Eaton and Akinori Otsuka.

January 10, 2006

Signed Tim Olson as a free agent.

January 25, 2006

Signed Jose Silva as a free agent.

February 7, 2006

Signed Brian Anderson as a free agent.

February 8, 2006

Signed Antonio Alfonseca as a free agent.

February 21, 2006

Signed Erubiel Durazo as a free agent.

February 22, 2006

Signed Kevin Millwood as a free agent.

March 24, 2006

Sold Keith McDonald to the New York Yankees.

March 27, 2006

Released Erubiel Durazo.

March 28, 2006

Signed Bryan Corey as a free agent.

March 29, 2006

Released John Wasdin.

March 31, 2006

As part of a 3-team trade, traded Juan Dominguez to the Oakland Athletics. Received John Rheinecker from the Oakland Athletics and John Koronka and cash from the Chicago Cubs. In addition, the Oakland Athletics sent Freddie Bynum to the Chicago Cubs.

April 1, 2006

Signed John Wasdin as a free agent.

Traded David Dellucci to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Jake Blalock (minors) and Rob Tejeda.

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