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Date Transaction
10/31/06 Baltimore Orioles
Named Juan Samuel third base coach, Sam Mejias first base coach, Tom Trebelhorn bench coach, Rick Dempsey bullpen coach, Dave Trembley major league field coordinator and Jay Shiner strength and conditioning coach.
  1B Kevin Millar, RHP LaTroy Hawkins, INF Chris Gomez, RHP Russ Ortiz and C Chris Widger have filed for free agency; Activated LHP Kurt Birkins, LHP John Parrish and RHP Aaron Rakers from the 60-day disabled list.
  Chicago White Sox
Named Anthony "Razor" Shines third base coach; Named Joey Cora bench coach.
  Houston Astros
Declined to exercise the club option on 1B Jeff Bagwell for the 2007 season.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Reinstated SS J.J. Hardy, 3B Corey Koskie, 2B Rickie Weeks and RHP Matt Wise from the 60-day disabled list.
  Minnesota Twins
Picked up the club option on RHP Carlos Silva.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Signed free agent RHP Jean Machi to a one-year contract.
10/30/06 Chicago White Sox
Exercised the 2007 club options on the contracts of LHP Mark Buehrle, OF Jermaine Dye and 2B Tadahito Iguchi; Declined the 2007 club option on RJP Dustin Hermanson.
  Milwaukee Brewers
INF David Bell and RHP Rick Helling elect free agency.
10/29/06 Milwaukee Brewers
Named Jim Skaalen batting coach.
  INF Jeff Cirillo, INF Tony Graffanino and RHP Tomo Ohka elect free agency.
10/26/06 San Diego Padres
Signed RHP Scott Strickland to a one-year contract.
10/23/06 Chicago Cubs
Named Alan Trammell bench coach.
  Los Angeles Angels
Placed OF Curtis Pride on waivers.
  Oakland Athletics
Released INF D'Angelo Jimenez.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Signed LHP Jamie Moyer to a two-year contract extension.
10/19/06 Kansas City Royals
Named Kyle Vena Baseball Operations Assistant; named Jeff Davenport Director of Team Travel and Clubhouse Operations.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Outrighted RHP Josh Towers and OF John-Ford Griffin Triple-A Syracuse; Purchased the contract of RHP Tracy Thorpe and sent him to Double-A New Hampshire; RHP Pete Walker and IF/OF Kevin Barker have become free agents after declining their outright assignment.
10/18/06 Minnesota Twins
Purchased the contract of RHP Julio DePaula from Double-A New Britain.
10/17/06 Chicago Cubs
Signed pitching coach Larry Rothschild to a two-year contract extension.
  Cincinnati Reds
Purchased the contract of RHP Brad Salmon from Triple-A Louisville.
10/16/06 New York Yankees
Outrighted INF Andy Cannizaro and INF Nick Green to Triple-A Scranton and Green has elected free agency; Announced C Sal Fasano has elected free agency.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Released INF Kevin Witt; Recalled LHP Jeff Ridgway.
10/13/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Acquired RHP Abe Woody from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for INF/OF Jerry Gil.
  Baltimore Orioles
Outrighted RHP Julio Manon, RHP Winston Abreu and IF Angel Chavez to Triple-A Ottawa.
  Boston Red Sox
Signed RHP Mike Burns and RHP Bryan Corey to one-year contracts and assigned both outright to Triple-A Pawtucket; RHP Kevin Jarvis, C Ken Huckaby, and INF Alejandro Machado and INF Carlos Pena have all elected free agency.
  Cincinnati Reds
Acquired IF/OF Jerry Gil from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for RHP Abe Woody.
  Florida Marlins
Outrighted OF Chris Aguila to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Kansas City Royals
RHP Adam Bernero, outrighted to Triple-A Omaha, elected his free agency.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Claimed C J.D. Closser off waivers from the Colorado Rockies.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Purchased the contract of LHP Josh Shortslef from Double-A Altoona.
  San Francisco Giants
Sent LHP Jesus Reina and IF Tomas De La Rosa outright to Triple-A Fresno.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Signed INF/OF Greg Norton on a one-year plus a club option for the 2008 season.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Acquired INF Trevor Lawhorn from the Cincinnati Reds.
10/12/06 Atlanta Braves
Purchased the contract of RHP Manny Acosta from Triple-A Richmond; Sent RHP Kevin Barry outright to Triple-A Richmond; Announced that RHP Ken Ray (Royals) and INF Luis Hernandez (Orioles) had both been claimed off waivers.
  Baltimore Orioles
Claimed INF Luis Hernandez off waivers from the Atlanta Braves.
  Colorado Rockies
LHP Justin Hampson was acquired off waivers by the San Diego Padres; Outrighted RHP Nate Field and LHP Mike Venafro to Triple-A Colorado Springs after both cleared waivers.
  Kansas City Royals
Claimed RHP Ken Ray off waivers from the Atlanta Braves.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Released RHP Geremi Gonzalez; Exercised the player option for C Damian Miller.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Sent LHP Mike Johnston outright to Triple-A Indianapolis after clearing waivers.
  San Diego Padres
Claimed LHP Justin Hampson from the Colorado Rockies; Requested waivers on INFs Manny Alexander and Mark Bellhorn and RHP Scott Williamson for their unconditional release.
10/11/06 Cleveland Indians
Sent OF Jason Dubois outright to Triple-A Buffalo.
  Kansas City Royals
Announced RHP Mike Wood was claimed off waivers by the Texas Rangers; Outrighted RHP Jose Diaz and RHP Bobby Keppel to Triple-A Omaha.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed RHP Chris Spurling to a minor-league contract with an invitation to Major League spring training camp.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Released RHP Julio Santana; Outrighted 2B Joe Thurston and 1B Randall Simon to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Seattle Mariners
Released RHP Jesse Foppert; Announced that RHP Francisco Cruceta was claimed off waivers by the Texas Rangers; Outrighted RHP Clint Nageotte and RHP Renee Cortez to Triple-A Tacoma.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Signed RHP Jae Seo to a one-year Major League contract, avoiding arbitration.
  Texas Rangers
Acquired RHP Francisco Cruceta off waivers from the Seattle Mariners and RHP Mike Wood off waivers from the Kansas City Royals; Designated INF/OF Jerry Hairston Jr. for assignment.
10/10/06 Atlanta Braves
Released LHP John Foster; LHP Wayne Franklin cleared waivers and opted for free agency; Outrighted OF Josh Burrus to Triple-A Richmond.
  Oakland Athletics
Purchased the contract of INF Mark Kiger from Double-A Midland; Released LHP Scott Sauerbeck.
10/9/06 Milwaukee Brewers
Signed RHPs Joe Valentine and Corey Thurman to one-year minor league contracts; INF Zach Sorensen, RHP Jared Fernandez and RHP Chris Spurling have declared free agency.
  Minnesota Twins
Outrighted LHPs Dave Gassner, Justin Jones and INF Terry Tiffee; Reinstated OF Shannon Stewart from the 60-day disabled list.
10/6/06 Chicago White Sox
Outrighted RHP Agustin Montero to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Houston Astros
Purchased the contract of RHP Paul Estrada from Double-A Corpus Christi; Outrighted C Eric Munson and C J.R. House to Triple-A Round Rock.
  Los Angeles Angels
Declined the 2007 option on LHP J.C. Romero.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Exercised 2007 option on RHP Francisco Cordero; Outrighted RHP Chris Spurling to Triple-A Nashville.
  Washington Nationals
Outrighted RHP Roy Corcoran, OF George Lombard and INF Melvin Dorta and INF Henry Mateo to Triple-A New Orleans; Reinstated OF Alex Escobar, LHP Micah Bowie and RHP Shawn Hill and RHP John Patterson from the 15-day disabled list.
10/5/06 Baltimore Orioles
Sent C Raul Chavez outright to Triple-A Norfolk.
  Cincinnati Reds
Sent LHP Chris Michalak, RHP Sun-Woo Kim and OF Dewayne Wise outright to Triple-A Louisville.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Claimed RHP Grant Balfour off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Outrighted INF Mike Edwards and RHP Victor Santos to Triple-A Indianapolis; Santos elected free agency.
10/4/06 Milwaukee Brewers
Reinstated RHP Vince Perkins from the 60-day disabled list and outrighted to Triple-A Nashville; RHP Chris Mabeus elected free agency.
10/3/06 Baltimore Orioles
Designated C Raul Chavez for assignment.
  Acquired OF Adam Stern from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for PTBN or cash.
  Boston Red Sox
Sent OF Adam Stern to the Baltimore Orioles as the player to be named later to complete the Aug. 4 trade for Javier Lopez.
  Cincinnati Reds
Activated RHP Grant Balfour from the 60-day disabled list and designated him for assignment.
  Cleveland Indians
Exercised the 2007 club options on RHP Jake Westbrook and OF/INF Casey Blake.
  Florida Marlins
Dismissed Joe Girardi as manager and hired Fredi Gonzalez as manager.
  Milwaukee Brewers
RHP Allan Simpson elected free agency.
  Washington Nationals
Released RHPs Brian Lawrence, Pedro Astacio, Felix Rodriguez, Zach Day and Ryan Drese and LHP Joey Eischen.
10/2/06 Chicago Cubs
Sent LHP Les Walrond outright to Triple-A Iowa.
  Milwaukee Brewers
C Chad Moeller and RHP Joe Winkelsas elected free agency.