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Date Transaction
12/31/05 Pittsburgh Pirates
Signed free agent 3B Joe Randa, who had been with the Padres, to a one-year contract.
  San Diego Padres
Signed C Todd Greene to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
12/30/05 Arizona Diamondbacks
Signed OF Eric Byrnes, who had been with the Orioles, to a one-year contract.
  Florida Marlins
Signed C Miguel Olivo, formerly with the Padres, and INF Wes Helms, formerly with the Brewers, to one-year contracts.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Signed SS Gookie Dawkins to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Signed INF Mike Edwards to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
12/29/05 Florida Marlins
Signed INF Pokey Reese, who had been with the Mariners, to a one-year contract.
  Signed RHP Joe Borowski, who had been with the Devil Rays, to a one-year contract.
  New York Yankees
Signed free agent RHP Octavio Dotel, who had been with the Athletics, to a one-year contract.
  Texas Rangers
Signed RHP Kevin Millwood, who had been with the Indians, to a five-year contract.
  Washington Nationals
Signed RHP Ramon Ortiz, who had been with the Reds, to a one-year contract.
  Signed RHP Tony Armas Jr. to a one-year contract.
12/28/05 Chicago White Sox
Agreed to terms on a three-year, $29-million contract with RHP Jon Garland, avoiding arbitration.
  New York Mets
Signed RHP Chad Bradford, who had been with the Red Sox, to a one-year contract.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Signed RHP Giovanni Carrara to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
12/27/05 Arizona Diamondbacks
Acquired RHP Miguel Batista and 2B Orlando Hudson from the Blue Jays in exchange for 3B Troy Glaus and SS Sergio Santos.
  Minnesota Twins
Signed LHP Dennys Reyes to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Signed OF Jody Gerut to a one-year contract.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Acquired 3B Troy Glaus and SS Sergio Santos from the Diamondbacks in exchange for RHP Miguel Batista and 2B Orlando Hudson.
12/26/05 Cleveland Indians
Signed RHP Jason Johnson, who had been with the Tigers, to a one-year contract plus a mutual option for 2007.
12/24/05 Washington Nationals
Signed LHP Mike Stanton, who had been with the Red Sox, to a one-year contract.
12/23/05 Boston Red Sox
Signed free agent catcher John Flaherty, who had been with the Yankees, to a one-year contract.
  Cleveland Indians
Signed C Einar Diaz to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed free agent RHP Joe Mays, who had been with the Twins, to a one-year contract.
  Signed free agent OF Reggie Sanders, who had been with the Cardinals, to a two-year contract.
  New York Mets
Signed OF Endy Chavez, who had been with the Phillies, to a one-year contract.
  New York Yankees
Signed free agent outfielder Johnny Damon, who had been with the Red Sox, to a four-year contract.
  San Francisco Giants
Signed free agent IF Jose Vizcaino, who had been with the Astros, to a one-year contract.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed free agent outfielder Juan Encarnacion, who had been with the Marlins, to a three-year contract.
  Signed free agent second baseman Junior Spivey, who had been with the Nationals, to a one-year contract.
12/22/05 Houston Astros
Signed RHPs Dave Borkowski and Steve Sparks, INF Danny Klassen, Eric Munson and Kevin Orie to minor league contracts with invitations to Major League Spring Training.
  Los Angeles Angels
Acquired INF Edgardo Alfonzo from the Giants for OF Steve Finley.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed RHP Brett Tomko to a two-year contract.
  Minnesota Twins
Signed OF/DH Rondell White to a one-year contract with a vesting option for 2007.
  New York Yankees
Re-signed OF Bernie Williams to a one-year contract.
  San Diego Padres
Agreed to terms with INF Mark Bellhorn and RHP Brian Sikorski on one-year contracts.
12/21/05 Atlanta Braves
Wes Obermueller: Signed Minor League contract with invitation to Spring Training.
  Declined to tender 2006 contract offers to RHP Jim Brower and RHP Wes Obermueller.
  Baltimore Orioles
Declined to tender a contract offers to OF Eric Byrnes, RHP Kurt Ainsworth and RHP Eddy Rodriguez, making them free agents.
  Cincinnati Reds
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.
  Colorado Rockies
Signed RHP Jose Acevedo and OF Ryan Spilborghs to Minor League contracts.
  Florida Marlins
Retained Pierre Arsenault as the bullpen coordinator.
  Kansas City Royals
Traded RHP Chris Demaria to the Milwaukee Brewers for RHP Justin Barnes.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed LHP Kelly Wunsch and OFs Tydus Meadows and Jon Weber to minor league contracts and invited them to Spring Training.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Acquired RHP Chris Demaria from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for RHP Justin Barnes.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Non-tendered OF Endy Chavez, allowing him to become a free agent; Tendered contracts to OF Jason Michaels and RHP Brett Myers.
  San Diego Padres
Agreed to a one-year contract with C David Ross; Non-tendered LHP Craig Breslow, RHP Dewon Brazelton and C Miguel Olivo.
  San Francisco Giants
Acquired OF Steve Finley from the Angels in exchange for 3B Edgardo Alfonzo.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed OF Larry Bigbie to a one-year contract; Signed 1B/OF Brian Daubach and RHP John Riedling to minor league contracts.
  Signed RHP Sidney Ponson to a one-year contract.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Signed RHP Lance Carter to a one-year contract.
  Texas Rangers
Signed RHP Nick Regilio to a Minor League contract.
12/20/05 Arizona Diamondbacks
Acquired RHP Orlando Hernandez, RHP Luis Vizcaino and OF Chris Young from the White Sox in exchange for Javier Vazquez and cash considerations.
  Atlanta Braves
Acquired OF Matt Diaz from the Royals for nonroster RHP Ricardo Rodriquez. Diaz had been designated for assignment on Dec. 16.
  Baltimore Orioles
Signed 1B Alejandro Freire, OF Keith Reed, 3B Napoleon Calzado, RHP John Stephens, OF Howie Clark, INF Eddy Garabito, C Brandon Marsters, RHP Winston Abreu and RHP Orber Moreno to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training.
  Signed OF David Newhan, LHP John Parrish and C Geronimo Gil to one-year contracts.
  Boston Red Sox
Signed RHP Rudy Seanez to a one-year contract with a club option for the 2007 season; INF Tony Graffanino accepted arbitration; Non-tendered RHP Wade Miller and RHP Chad Bradford, making them free agents.
  Chicago Cubs
Signed OF Jacque Jones to a three-year contract.
  Chicago White Sox
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.
  Cincinnati Reds
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.
  Cleveland Indians
Invited OF Ben Francisco, INF Jake Gautreau, INF Ryan Mulhern, INF/OF Joe Inglett, LHP Tony Sipp, LHP Jeremy Sowers and C Javi Herrera to Spring Training; Did not tender a 2006 contract to RHP Jose Diaz.
  Colorado Rockies
Signed LHP Brian Fuentes to a two-year contract; Non-tendered RHP Jose Acevedo and OF Ryan Spilborghs.
  Florida Marlins
Sold the rights of INF Joe Dillon to the Yomiuri Giants in Japan for cash.
  Kansas City Royals
Traded OF Matt Diaz to Atlanta for RHP Ricardo Rodriguez.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed OF Kenny Lofton to a one-year contract and 3B Chris Truby to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed INF Russel Branyan and RHP Kane Davis to one-year contracts; did not tender contracts to RHP Dan Kolb and RHP Jeff Bennett.
  Signed LHP Justin Thompson to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training and extended invitations to C Carlos Corporan and C Nestor Corredor.
  Minnesota Twins
Signed OF Andres Torres to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  New York Mets
Non-tendered RHP Tyler Yates and OF Wayne Lydon, making them free agents.
  Seattle Mariners
Claimed LHP Jake Woods off waivers from the Angels; Designated INF Greg Dobbs for assignment.
  Signed LHP Jarrod Washburn to four-year contract.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Signed C Toby Hall to a one-year contract.
  Designated RHP Joe Borowski for assignment; 1B Travis Lee accepted arbitration and is no longer a free agent.
  Texas Rangers
Non-tendered RHP Nick Regilio, making him a free agent.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Signed INF John McDonald to a one-year contract.
12/19/05 Chicago White Sox
Agreed to terms on a three-year, $15-million contract with C A.J. Pierzynski.
  Cincinnati Reds
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.
  Cleveland Indians
Signed RHP Danny Graves and RHP Steve Karsay to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training.
  Colorado Rockies
Signed RHP Bret Prinz and LHP Steve Colyer to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed INF Nomar Garciaparra, who had been with the Cubs, to a one-year contract.
  New York Mets
Signed LHP Darren Oliver, RHP Jose Parra and LHP Pedro Feliciano to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training; Released LHP Kazuhisa Ishii.
  Oakland Athletics
Signed LHP Joe Kennedy to a one-year contract.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Acquired RHP Ricardo Rodriguez from Texas as the player to be named to complete the Vicente Padilla trade.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Acquired C Josh Paul from the Angels for nonroster 3B Travis Schlichting. Paul had been designated for assignment on Dec. 9.
12/16/05 Colorado Rockies
Traded LHP Luis Enrique Gonzalez to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for cash considerations; acquired Minor League 1B Aaron Rifkin from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations; acquired Minor League OF Cedrick "Doc" Brooks from Washington as the player to be named later in the July 13 trade for outfielder Preston Wilson; announced C Miguel Ojeda has cleared waivers and been outrighted to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Florida Marlins
Traded LHP Ron Villone to the Yankees for Minor League LHP Ben Julianel.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed RHP Scott Elarton, 2B Mark Grudzielanek, 1B Doug Mientkiewicz and C Paul Bako; designated for assignment RHP Shawn Camp and Chris Demaria, OF Matt Diaz and 1B Ken Harvey.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Released OF Jason Grabowski.
  New York Yankees
Acquired LHP Ron Villone from the Marlins for nonroster LHP Ben Julianel.
  San Diego Padres
Signed RHP Doug Brocail to a one-year contract.
  Texas Rangers
Signed IF D'Angelo Jimenez to a Minor League contract with an invite to Major League Spring Training camp; Signed RHP Kasey Ueno to a Minor League contract and released OF Jeremy Cleveland, RHP Marcos Herrera, IF Josh Kreuzer, IF Bobby Lenoir, IF Abigail Sandoval and OF Jose Torres; signed RHP Kasey Ueno to a Minor League contract; released OF Jeremy Cleveland, RHP Marcos Herrera, IF Josh Kreuzer, IF Bobby Lenoir, IF Abigail Sandoval and OF Jose Torres.
12/15/05 Atlanta Braves
Sent OF Onil Joseph outright to Double-A Mississippi.
  Florida Marlins
Agreed to contract terms and offered Spring Training invitations to OFs Matthew Cepicky and Mark Little, INFs Lenny Harris, Mickey Lopez and Michael Kinkade, RHPs Buddy Carlyle and Ryan Rupe, and LHP Joshua Stewart; Extended Spring Training invitations to LHP Taylor Tankersley and Cs Brad Davis, Brett Hayes and Ryan Jorgensen.
  Claimed C John Baker off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.
  Los Angeles Angels
Requested unconditional release waivers on OF Jeff DaVanon.
  Minnesota Twins
Signed free agent 3B Tony Batista to a one-year contract; Signed C Shawn Wooten to a Minor League contract with an invition to Spring Training.
  New York Yankees
Signed LHP Mike Myers to a two-year contract.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Signed free agent RHP Roberto Hernandez to a one-year contract; Designated RHP Matt Peterson for assignment.
  San Francisco Giants
Signed RHP Brian Cooper, Cs Yamid Haad and Guillermo Rodriguez and IF Chad Santos to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training.
  Seattle Mariners
Acquired Rule 5 pick LHP Luis Gonzalez from the Rockies for cash; Sent RHP Jeff Harris outright to Triple-A Tacoma. He had been designated for assignment on Dec. 8; Designated RHP Cha Seung Baek for assignment.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed RHP Braden Looper to a three-year contract.
12/14/05 Cleveland Indians
Signed OF Todd Donovan, INF Jose Flores and INF Andy Tracy to minor league contracts.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed 3B Bill Mueller to a two-year contract.
  Signed C Sandy Alomar Jr. to a one-year contract.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed LHP Wilfredo Rodriguez to a Minor League contract.
  Minnesota Twins
Signed INF Jason Hart to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  New York Mets
Signed LHP Matt Perisho, INF Juan Tejada, C Sandy Martinez and OF Julio Ramirez to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training.
  Seattle Mariners
Signed free agent DH Carl Everett to a one-year contract with a club option for 2007.
12/13/05 Arizona Diamondbacks
Signed free agent RHP Jason Grimsley to a one-year contract.
  Baltimore Orioles
Orioles signed free agent C Ramon Hernandez to a four-year contract with a club option for 2010.
  Chicago White Sox
Acquired INF Rob Mackowiak from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for LHP Damaso Marte.
  Houston Astros
Re-signed C Brad Ausmus to a two-year contract and INF Mike Lamb to a one-year contract.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Acquired OF Andre Ethier from the Oakland A's in exchange for OF Milton Bradley and INF Antonio Perez.
  Oakland Athletics
Acquired OF Milton Bradley and INF Antonio Perez from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for OF Andre Ethier.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Acquired LHP Damaso Marte from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for INF/OF Rob Mackowiak.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed LHP Ricardo Rincon to a two-year contract, pending completion of a physical examination.
  Texas Rangers
Acquired OF Brad Wilkerson, OF Terrmel Sledge and RHP Armando Galarraga from the Washington Nationals in exchange for INF Alfonso Soriano.
  Washington Nationals
Acquired INF Alfonso Soriano in exchange for OF Brad Wilkerson, OF Terrmel Sledge and RHP Armando Galarraga from the Texas Rangers; Signed 1B/OF/C Robert Fick and LHP Joey Eischen to one-year contracts; Signed C Wiki Gonzalez, C Mike DiFelice, C Alberto Castillo and C Brandon Harper one-year contracts.
12/12/05 Arizona Diamondbacks
Signed INF Damion Easley to a one-year contract.
  Detroit Tigers
Agreed to terms with LHP Kenny Rogers on a two-year contract; Acquired RHP Ricky Steik from the San Diego Padres in exchange for RHP Kenny Baugh.
  San Diego Padres
Signed OF Dave Roberts to a one-year deal.
  Acquired RHP Kenny Baugh from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for RHP Ricky Steik.
  San Francisco Giants
Signed RHP Matt Morris to a three-year contract, with a team option for a fourth season.
  Texas Rangers
Acquired RHP Vicente Padilla from the Philadelphia Phillies for a player to be named later.
12/9/05 Atlanta Braves
Signed C Todd Pratt to a one-year contract.
  Cleveland Indians
Signed INF Lou Merloni to a Minor League contract for the 2006 season with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Florida Marlins
Acquired RHP Gabriel Hernandez and OF Dante Brinkley from the Mets as the players to be named for C Paul Lo Duca.
  Los Angeles Angels
Designated C Josh Paul for assignment.
  Acquired LHP J.C. Romero from the Twins for Minor League INF Alexi Casilla; Designated C Josh Paul for assignment.
  Minnesota Twins
Acquired INF Alexi Casilla from the Angels in exchange for LHP J.C. Romero.
  New York Mets
Signed 1B Julio Franco to a two-year contract.
  Sent OF Dante Brinkley and RHP Gaby Hernandez to the Marlins to complete Dec. 5 trade.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Sent RHP Aquilino Lopez outright to Double-A Reading.
  Texas Rangers
Signed RHP Jayson Durocher and RHP Jose Silva to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training.
12/8/05 Atlanta Braves
Acquired INF Edgar Renteria and cash considerations from the Red Sox for INF Andy Marte.
  Baltimore Orioles
Selected RHP Fernando Quijada from the Phillies in the Rule 5 Draft.
  Boston Red Sox
Selected RHP Jamie Vermilyea in the Major League phase of the Rule 5 Draft; Selected RHP Victor Ramos, RHP Jason Richardson, and INF David Bacani in the Minor League phase.
  Acquired INF Andy Marte from the Braves in exchange INF Edgar Renteria and cash considerations.
  Chicago Cubs
Acquired LHP Carlos Jan, RHP Geivy Garcia and INF Aaron Rifkin in the Rule 5 draft; Rifkin was then traded to the Colorado Rockies in exchange for a player to be named later.
  Chicago White Sox
Selected INF Tim Hummel, C Cole Armstrong and RHP Dewon Day in the Rule 5 Draft.
  Cincinnati Reds
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.
  Colorado Rockies
Signed RHP Jose Mesa to a one-year contract for 2006 with a club option for 2007; Selected LHP Luis Enrique Gonzalez in the Major League Rule 5 Draft.
  Detroit Tigers
Agreed to terms with RHP Todd Jones on a two-year contract; Selected RHP Chris Booker from the Washington Nationals in the Rule 5 Draft and traded him to the Philadelphia Phillies for cash considerations.
  Houston Astros
Re-signed OF Orlando Palmeiro to a two-year contract; Selected RHP Ben Diggins in the Minor League Rule 5 Draft.
  Kansas City Royals
Selected LHP Fabio Castro from the White Sox and RHP Brandon Weeden from the Dodgers in the Rule 5 Draft.
  Signed RHP Elmer Dessens to a two-year contract.
  Obtained INF Esteban German from the Texas Rangers for Rule 5 selection Fabio Castro.
  Minnesota Twins
Selected OF Jason Pridie from Tampa Bay, OF Erold Andrus from the New York Yankees, RHP Alexander Farfan from Cincinnati and LHP Jose Lugo from Oakland in the Rule 5 Draft.
  New York Mets
Signed INF Jose Valentin to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Selected RHP Mitch Wylie from the San Francisco Giants Triple-A Fresno roster in the Rule 5 Draft.
  New York Yankees
Signed OF Chris Prieto to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training; Acquired INF Kevin Howard and OF Benjamin Himes from the Cincinnati Reds for INF/OF Tony Womack and cash considerations.
  Oakland Athletics
Sent Minor League OF Dustin Majewski to the Toronto Blue Jays as the player to be named later in the Dec. 5 trade where RHP Chad Gaudin was acquired.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Acquired LHP Gio Gonzalez from the White Sox as the player to be named in the Nov. 25 trade; acquired RHP Chris Booker from Detroit for cash compensation following the Rule 5 Draft.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Acquired 1B Sean Casey and cash from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for LHP Dave Williams; Released 3B Ty Wigginton; Selected RHP Victor Santos from the Royals in the Rule 5 Draft; Acquired RHP Chad Blackwell from the Kansas City Royals, completing the Mark Redman/Jonah Bayliss trade; Acquired RHP Clayton Hamilton from the San Diego Padres as the player to be named in the Nov. 21 trade.
  San Diego Padres
Selected RHP Seth Etherton with the sixth pick in the Major League portion of the 2005 Rule 5 Draft and acquired RHP Steven Andrade from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for cash considerations.
  Seattle Mariners
Named RHP Marcos Carvajal as the player acquired from Colorado in exchange for C Yorvit Torrealba and designated RHP Jeff Harris for assignment; Selected INF Jason Bourgeois in the minor league Rule 5 draft.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Selected RHP Juan Mateo in the Rule 5 Draft.
  Texas Rangers
Acquired Kansas City's Rule 5 Draft selection, LHP Fabio Castro, for INF Esteban German; Selected OF Jayce Tingler, OF Alexi Ogando and LHP Estelin Soto in the Rule 5 Draft.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Received RHP Ty Taubenheim from the Brewers and sent LHP Zach Jackson to Milwaukee as the PTBNL in the Lyle Overbay trade; Chad Gaudin was sent to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for OF Dustin Majewski.
  Washington Nationals
Selected 2B Brandon Powell, RHPs Jose Sanchez and Josh Perrault in the Minor League phase of the 2005 Rule 5 Draft.
12/7/05 Arizona Diamondbacks
Declined to offer arbitration to SS Royce Clayton and LHP Shawn Estes.
  Acquired C Johnny Estrada from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for RHPs Lance Cormier and Oscar Villarreal.
  Atlanta Braves
Acquired RHP Lance Cormier and RHP Oscar Villarreal from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for C Johnny Estrada; Acquired RHP Wes Obermueller from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for RHP Dan Kolb.
  Boston Red Sox
Acquired INF Mark Loretta from the San Diego Padres in exchange for C Doug Mirabelli.
  Chicago Cubs
Acquired OF Juan Pierre from the Florida Marlins in exchange for RHP Sergio Mitre, RHP Ricky Nolasco and LHP Renyel Pinto; Agreed to terms with free agent INF/OF John Mabry on a one-year contract; Designated 3B Jose Macias for assignment.
  Chicago White Sox
Declined to offer salary arbitration to free agents C Raul Casanova, DH Carl Everett and DH Frank Thomas, allowing them to become free agents.
  Cincinnati Reds
Released LHP Randy Keisler and signed 1B Jacob Cruz to a Minor League contract.
  Cleveland Indians
Re-signed RHP Bob Wickman to a one-year contract.
  Colorado Rockies
Acquired LHP Ray King from the Cardinals for OF Larry Bigbie and 2B Aaron Miles; Acquired C Yorvit Torrealba from the Seattle Mariners for RHP Marcos Carvajal; Designated C Miguel Ojeda for assignment.
  Florida Marlins
Signed RHP Brian Moehler to a one-year contract; Signed INF Lenny Harris to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training; Offered arbitration to RHP A.J. Burnett.
  Acquired RHP Sergio Mitre, RHP Ricky Nolasco and LHP Renyel Pinto from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for OF Juan Pierre.
  Kansas City Royals
Granted the unconditional release of RHP D.J. Carrasco for the purposes of exploring opportunities to play in Japan; Acquired LHP Mark Redman from the Pirates for RHP Jonah Bayliss and a player to be named later; Re-signed INF Joe McEwing to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Los Angeles Angels
Designated OF Jeff DaVanon for assignment; Added RHP Hector Carrasco to the 40-man roster.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed free agent SS Rafael Furcal to a three-year contract; Re-signed INF Olmedo Saenz to a two-year contract.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Acquired RHP Dave Bush, OF Gabe Gross and LHP Zach Jackson from the Blue Jays in exchange for 1B Lyle Overbay; Acquired RHP Dan Kolb from the Braves for RHP Wes Obermueller
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Acquired RHP Jonah Bayliss and a player to be named later from the Royals in exchange for LHP Mark Redman.
  San Diego Padres
Offered arbitration to RHP Pedro Astacio and C Ramon Hernandez. Declined to offer arbitration to IF/OF Robert Fick, LHP Chris Hammond, 3B Joe Randa, RHP Rudy Seanez and IF Mark Sweeney.
  Acquired C Doug Mirabelli from Boston in exchange for 2B Mark Loretta.
  Re-signed RHP Trevor Hoffman to a two-year contract with a vesting option for 2008.
  Acquired RHP Dewon Brazelton from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in exchange for 3B Sean Burroughs.
  San Francisco Giants
Declined to offer arbitration to 1B J.T. Snow and RHP Brett Tomko.
  Seattle Mariners
Acquired a player to be named later from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for C Yorvit Torrealba.
  Re-signed LHP Jamie Moyer to a one-year contract.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Acquired OF Larry Bigbie and 2B Aaron Miles from the Rockies in exchange for LHP Ray King.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Acquired 3B Sean Burroughs from the San Diego Pardres in exchange for RHP Dewon Brazelton.
  Texas Rangers
Agreed to terms on a one-year contract with RHP John Wasdin.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Acquired 1B Lyle Overbay and a player to be named later from the Brewers in exchange for RHP Dave Bush, OF Gabe Gross and Minor League LHP Zach Jackson.
12/6/05 Baltimore Orioles
Traded LHP Steve Kline to the San Francisco Giants for RHP LaTroy Hawkins.
  San Francisco Giants
Acquired LHP Steve Kline from the Orioles for RHP LaTroy Hawkins.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Signed RHP A.J. Burnett to a five-year contract.
12/5/05 Cleveland Indians
Signed free agent RHP Paul Byrd to a two-year contract with a club option for 2008; Released RHP Sean Douglass, who has signed with the Hiroshima Carp.
  Detroit Tigers
Outrighted the contract of 2B Ryan Raburn to Triple-A Toledo.
  Florida Marlins
Acquired two players to be named later from the New York Mets in exchange for C Paul Lo Duca.
  New York Mets
Acquired C Paul Lo Duca from the Marlins for two players to be named.
  Oakland Athletics
Acquired RHP Chad Gaudin from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for a player to be named later; Designated C John Baker for assignment.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed C Gary Bennett and IF Deivi Cruz to one-year contracts.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Outrighted INF Fernando Cortez to Triple-A Durham.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Traded RHP Chad Gaudin to the Oakland A's for a player to be named later.
12/3/05 Philadelphia Phillies
Signed free agent RHP Tom Gordon to a three-year contract.
12/2/05 Florida Marlins
Acquired RHP Travis Bowyer and RHP Scott Tyler from the Twins for 2B Luis Castillo.
  Houston Astros
Signed RHP Russ Springer to a one-year contract.
  Los Angeles Angels
Signed RHP Hector Carrasco to a two-year contract with a club option for 2008; Signed OF Tim Salmon to a Minor League deal.
  Minnesota Twins
Acquired 2B Luis Castillo from the Florida Marlins for RHP Travis Bowyer and RHP Scott Tyler.
  New York Yankees
Signed RHP Kyle Farnsworth to a three-year contract.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Released RHP Franklin Perez and RHP Pedro Liriano.
  San Francisco Giants
Sent RHP Jeff Miller outright to Triple-A Fresno.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Designated RHP Chad Gaudin for assignment.
12/1/05 Boston Red Sox
Acquired RHP Jermaine Van Buren from the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named or a cash consideration.
  Chicago Cubs
RHP Jermaine Van Buren was acquired by the Boston Red Sox in exchange for a player to be named later.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed LHP Jason Kershner to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Signed free agent C Sal Fasano to a one-year contract.
  San Diego Padres
Re-signed free agent OF Brian Giles to a three-year contract with a club option for 2009.
  San Francisco Giants
Signed RHP Tim Worrell to a two-year contract.