|12/29/05||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.|
|12/24/05||Signed LHP Mike Stanton, who had been with the Red Sox, to a one-year contract.|
|12/13/05||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.|
|12/8/05||Selected 2B Brandon Powell, RHPs Jose Sanchez and Josh Perrault in the Minor League phase of the 2005 Rule 5 Draft.|
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