|12/21/05||Signed C Jason LaRue to a two-year contract; Signed RHP Homer Bailey, RHP Josh Hall, RHP Jimmy Journell, LHP Ben Kozlowski, LHP Tommy Phelps, RHP Jake Robbins, OF Andy Abad, INF/OF Jacob Cruz, INF Aaron Herr, INF Aaron Holbert, INF Anderson Machado, 1B/ 3B Earl Snyder, INF/OF Derek Wathan and OF Dewayne Wise to Minor League contracts with invitations to Sring Training.|
|12/20/05||Non-tendered RHP Ramon Ortiz and RHP Joe Valentine, allowing them to become free agents.|
|Invited Minor League pitchers Homer Bailey and Josh Hall to Major League Spring Training as non-roster invitees.|
|Signed LHP Chris Hammond to a one-year contract through the 2006 season with a mutual option for 2007.|
|12/19/05||Signed INF/OF Ryan Freel to a two-year contract extension through the 2007 season; Signed INF Aaron Holbert and OF Andy Abad to Minor League contracts and with invitations to Spring Training.|
|12/8/05||Acquired IF/OF Tony Womack and cash from the New York Yankees in exchange for Minor League IF Kevin Howard and OF Ben Himes.|
|Acquired LHP Dave Williams from the Pittsburgh Pirates for first baseman Sean Casey and cash.|
|12/7/05||Released LHP Randy Keisler and signed 1B Jacob Cruz to a Minor League contract.|
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