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2006 Washington Nationals

Trades and Transactions

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71-91, Finished 5th in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Frank Robinson (71-91)
GM: Jim Bowden, Farm Dir: Andy Dunn, Scouting Dir: Dana Brown
Scored 746 runs, Allowed 872 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 70-92

Ballparks: Robert F. Kennedy Stadium · Attendance: 2,153,056 (11th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 94, Pitching - 95 · one-year: Batting - 95, Pitching - 96

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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 2, 2005

Released John Halama.

Released Keith Osik.

October 3, 2005

Matthew Cepicky granted Free Agency.

C.J. Nitkowski granted Free Agency.

Matt White granted Free Agency.

Released Antonio Osuna.

October 15, 2005

Micah Bowie granted Free Agency.

Dee Brown granted Free Agency.

Ramon Castro granted Free Agency.

Melvin Dorta granted Free Agency.

Chad Durbin granted Free Agency.

Jesus Feliciano granted Free Agency.

Joe Horgan granted Free Agency.

Henry Mateo granted Free Agency.

Juan Melo granted Free Agency.

Saul Rivera granted Free Agency.

Rich Rundles granted Free Agency.

Dan Smith granted Free Agency.

Ed Yarnall granted Free Agency.

October 27, 2005

Signed Damian Jackson as a free agent.

Deivi Cruz granted Free Agency.

Joey Eischen granted Free Agency.

Preston Wilson granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2005

Tony Armas granted Free Agency.

Carlos Baerga granted Free Agency.

Gary Bennett granted Free Agency.

Esteban Loaiza granted Free Agency.

November, 2005

Signed Chris Booker as a free agent.

November 1, 2005

Hector Carrasco granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2005

Traded Vinny Castilla to the San Diego Padres. Received Brian Lawrence and cash.

November 20, 2005

Signed Jesus Feliciano as a free agent.

November 21, 2005

Signed Marlon Anderson as a free agent.

Signed Brandon Harper as a free agent.

November 29, 2005

Signed Saul Rivera as a free agent.

December 8, 2005

Traded Armando Galarraga, Terrmel Sledge and Brad Wilkerson to the Texas Rangers. Received Alfonso Soriano.

Chris Booker drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 2005 rule 5 draft.

December 13, 2005

Signed Alberto Castillo as a free agent.

Signed Joey Eischen as a free agent.

Signed Robert Fick as a free agent.

December 15, 2005

Signed Beltran Perez as a free agent.

December 16, 2005

Signed Kyle Denney as a free agent.

December 19, 2005

Signed Steve Watkins as a free agent.

December 21, 2005

Alex Escobar granted Free Agency.

Rick Short granted Free Agency.

Junior Spivey granted Free Agency.

T.J. Tucker granted Free Agency.

December 24, 2005

Signed Mike Stanton as a free agent.

December 29, 2005

Signed Ramon Ortiz as a free agent.

January 3, 2006

Signed Tony Armas as a free agent.

January 11, 2006

Signed Michael Tucker as a free agent.

January 12, 2006

Signed Micah Bowie as a free agent.

Signed Andrew Good as a free agent.

January 18, 2006

Signed Melvin Dorta as a free agent.

January 19, 2006

Signed Ruben Mateo as a free agent.

January 24, 2006

Signed Wiki Gonzalez as a free agent.

January 27, 2006

Signed Valerio De Los Santos as a free agent.

Signed Henry Mateo as a free agent.

Signed Daryle Ward as a free agent.

January 31, 2006

Signed Felix Rodriguez as a free agent.

February 2, 2006

Signed Royce Clayton as a free agent.

Signed George Lombard as a free agent.

February 6, 2006

Signed Anastacio Martinez as a free agent.

Signed Mike Vento as a free agent.

February 8, 2006

Signed Matt LeCroy as a free agent.

February 9, 2006

Signed Mike Bacsik as a free agent.

Signed Jim Crowell as a free agent.

Signed Brandon Larson as a free agent.

February 10, 2006

Signed Santiago Ramirez as a free agent.

Darrell Rasner selected by the New York Yankees off waivers.

February 11, 2006

Sold Jamey Carroll to the Colorado Rockies for $300,000.

February 19, 2006

Signed Mike Difelice as a free agent.

February 20, 2006

Signed Kevin Gryboski as a free agent.

February 24, 2006

Signed Alex Escobar as a free agent.

March 2, 2006

Signed Pedro Astacio as a free agent.

March 19, 2006

Signed Bernie Castro as a free agent.

March 23, 2006

Signed Billy Traber as a free agent.

Released Valerio De Los Santos.

Released Mike Difelice.

March 28, 2006

Released Ruben Mateo.

March 30, 2006

Released Michael Tucker.

March 31, 2006

Sold Jim Crowell to the Philadelphia Phillies.

Released Mike Bacsik.

Released Edgar Gonzalez.

April 26, 2006 (Standings)

Selected Zach Day off waivers from the Colorado Rockies.

May 9, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Nelson Figueroa as a free agent.

May 26, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Tim Raines as a free agent.

May 31, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Prentice Redman as a free agent.

June 6, 2006 (Standings)

Drafted Chris Marrero in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed July 1, 2006.

Drafted Cole Kimball in the 12th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 2006.

Drafted Sam Dyson in the 19th round of the 2006 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Khris Davis in the 29th round of the 2006 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Tyler Moore in the 33rd round of the 2006 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Brad Peacock in the 41st round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed May 30, 2007.

July 1, 2006 (Standings)

Released Santiago Ramirez.

July 13, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Bill Bray, Royce Clayton, Brendan Harris, Gary Majewski and Daryl Thompson to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Austin Kearns, Felipe Lopez and Ryan Wagner.

July 14, 2006 (Standings)

The Kansas City Royals returned Chris Booker (earlier draft pick).

Signed Luis Matos as a free agent.

Brandon Watson selected by the Cincinnati Reds off waivers.

July 22, 2006 (Standings)

Released Jesus Feliciano.

July 28, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Mike Stanton to the San Francisco Giants. Received Shairon Martis.

August 7, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Livan Hernandez and cash to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Matt Chico and Garrett Mock.

August 10, 2006 (Standings)

Released Luis Matos.

August 25, 2006 (Standings)

Released Damian Jackson.

August 31, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Daryle Ward to the Atlanta Braves. Received Luis Atilano.

Traded Marlon Anderson to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Jhonny Nunez.

September 1, 2006 (Standings)

Received Nook Logan from the Detroit Tigers as part of a conditional deal.

October 1, 2006 (Standings)

Released Pedro Astacio.

Released Joey Eischen.

Released Felix Rodriguez.

October 2, 2006 (Standings)

Wiki Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

Mike Vento granted Free Agency.

October 3, 2006 (Standings)

Released Zach Day.

Released Ryan Drese.

Released Brian Lawrence.

October 5, 2006 (Standings)

Kevin Gryboski granted Free Agency.

October 6, 2006 (Standings)

Roy Corcoran granted Free Agency.

Melvin Dorta granted Free Agency.

October 9, 2006 (Standings)

Tyrell Godwin granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2006 (Standings)

Henry Mateo granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Melvin Dorta as a free agent.

October 15, 2006 (Standings)

Francis Beltran granted Free Agency.

Alberto Castillo granted Free Agency.

Kyle Denney granted Free Agency.

Alex Escobar granted Free Agency.

Nelson Figueroa granted Free Agency.

Andrew Good granted Free Agency.

Kenny Kelly granted Free Agency.

Brandon Larson granted Free Agency.

Matt LeCroy granted Free Agency.

Anastacio Martinez granted Free Agency.

Tim Raines granted Free Agency.

Prentice Redman granted Free Agency.

Steve Watkins granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2006

Signed Jermaine Van Buren as a free agent.

October 29, 2006

Tony Armas granted Free Agency.

Alfonso Soriano granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2006

Robert Fick granted Free Agency.

Jose Guillen granted Free Agency.

Ramon Ortiz granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2006

Marlon Byrd granted Free Agency.

Travis Hughes granted Free Agency.

George Lombard granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2006

Signed Michael Restovich as a free agent.

November 6, 2006

Signed Danny Ardoin as a free agent.

Signed Felix Diaz as a free agent.

Signed Josh Hall as a free agent.

Signed Joel Hanrahan as a free agent.

Signed Alejandro Machado as a free agent.

Signed Darnell McDonald as a free agent.

Signed Tim Redding as a free agent.

November 8, 2006

Signed Jesus Colome as a free agent.

Signed Josh Wilson as a free agent.

November 9, 2006

Signed Bill White as a free agent.

November 12, 2006

Signed Juan Brito as a free agent.

November 15, 2006

Signed Colby Lewis as a free agent.

November 22, 2006

Signed Chris Michalak as a free agent.

November 28, 2006

Signed Brandon Larson as a free agent.

December 1, 2006

Signed Joe Thurston as a free agent.

December 7, 2006

Drafted Jesus Flores from the New York Mets in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

Jim Henderson drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

Josh Labandeira drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

Alejandro Machado drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Levale Speigner from the Minnesota Twins in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

December 12, 2006

Signed Abraham Nunez as a free agent.

December 13, 2006

Signed George Lombard as a free agent.

December 18, 2006

Signed Ray King as a free agent.

Traded Jose Vidro and cash to the Seattle Mariners. Received Emiliano Fruto and Chris Snelling.

December 20, 2006

Signed Robert Fick as a free agent.

December 21, 2006

Signed Jose Macias as a free agent.

January 10, 2007

Signed Arnie Munoz as a free agent.

January 12, 2007

Signed Jerome Williams as a free agent.

January 18, 2007

Signed D'Angelo Jimenez as a free agent.

Signed Anastacio Martinez as a free agent.

January 21, 2007

Signed Sandy Leon as an amateur free agent.

January 24, 2007

Signed Brandon Claussen as a free agent.

Signed Alex Escobar as a free agent.

February 6, 2007

Signed Juan Melo as a free agent.

February 14, 2007

Signed Dmitri Young as a free agent.

February 20, 2007

Signed Tony Batista as a free agent.

March 5, 2007

Signed Robin Jennings as a free agent.

March 8, 2007

Signed Franklin Nunez as a free agent.

March 12, 2007

Signed Reggie Taylor as a free agent.

March 19, 2007

Released Colby Lewis.

Released Jose Macias.

March 24, 2007

Signed Ronnie Belliard as a free agent.

March 26, 2007

Traded Danny Ardoin to the Houston Astros. Received Wade Robinson (minors).

March 27, 2007

Released Reggie Taylor.

Released Joe Thurston.

March 28, 2007

Released Franklin Nunez.

Released Bill White.

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2005 / 2007 Trades and Transactions