|12/28/05||Agreed to terms on a three-year, $29-million contract with RHP Jon Garland, avoiding arbitration.|
|12/20/05||Non-tendered RHP Jon Adkins, RHP Felix Diaz, INF Willie Harris and OF Timo Perez, allowing them to become free agents.|
|Acquired RHP Javier Vazquez and cash considerations from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for RHP Orlando Hernandez, RHP Luis Vizcaino and OF Chris Young.|
|12/19/05||Agreed to terms on a three-year, $15-million contract with C A.J. Pierzynski.|
|12/13/05||Acquired INF Rob Mackowiak from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for LHP Damaso Marte.|
|12/8/05||Selected INF Tim Hummel, C Cole Armstrong and RHP Dewon Day in the Rule 5 Draft.|
|12/7/05||Declined to offer salary arbitration to free agents C Raul Casanova, DH Carl Everett and DH Frank Thomas, allowing them to become free agents.|
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