Minor League Transactions

Previous Transactions

Transactions through March 15, 2006


Signed LHPs Felix Heredia and Terry Mulholland. Released LHPs Garrett Bauer and Mark Freed,
C Manny Del Campo, OFs Osvaldo Diaz and Kevin Williams and RHP Chris

Atlanta Braves

Signed RHPs David Coggin and Peter Moylan and LHP Damian
. Placed C Jonathan Shehan on
voluntarily retired list.

Baltimore Orioles

Signed RHP Brian Bowles, LHP John Halama and OF Richard
. Released RHP Larry Jensen.
Placed IF Kris Wilken on voluntarily
retired list.

Boston Red Sox

Signed RHPs Franklin Nunez and Tim Bausher and Cs Javier
and Mathew Kent.
Returned Rule 5 selection RHP James
to Blue Jays.

Chicago Cubs

Signed RHP Brian Boehringer and LHP Mark Watson. Released SS Nathan Frese, 1B Chris Gaskin, C Kevin
, OFs Steven Harris and Josh Westphal,LHPs Brian Adams, Grant Gregg and Alex Perez, and RHPs Jason Szuminski,
Bryan Corey, Jordan Crews, Michael Hyle,
Olivo Astacio and Michael Jones. Acquired LHP Clint Brannon from Rangers, completing
a November 2005 trade in which Rangers acquired RHP Jon Leicester from Cubsfor
a player to be named.

Chicago White Sox

Signed OFs Anthony Cod and Mark Quinn, RHPs Jeff
, Hideo Nomo and Vladimir Nunez, 1B Bucky Jacobsen and IF Brenton
. Released 2B Boomer Berry,
Cs Weldon Combs, Michael Landry and Charles Lisk, RHP Steven
,OFs Matt Dugan, Ben Grieve, Dustin Shafer
and Matt Tribble, LHPs Martin Cortez, Travis Doyle and Yunior
and OF Jerry Davis.

Cincinnati Reds

Signed RHPs Giancarlo Alvarado, Wayne Lundgren and Julio Villalon, OFs Timo
, Brian Buchanan and Quinton McCracken and LHP Chris Michalak. Released OF Juan Buck and Matt Gray, SSs Derek Wathan
and Bryan Anderson, Cs Chad Ziemendorf, Lonny Roa and Kelley
, RHPs Geovanny Adames, Santos Jimenez, James Morrison, James
, Luke Hudson and Bubba Nelson, IF Taylor Johnson and LHPs Seth
, Ryan Garmon, Ty Howington, Andrew Jenson and Joe Wilson.
Traded RHP Bobby Basham to Padres
for C David Ross.

Cleveland Indians

Signed RHP Wyatt Allen and OF Jose Malave. Released LHP Garrett


Signed OFs Anthony Sanders, Ryan Spilborghs, Ernie Young
and Eli Marrero, RHPs Matt Hammons, Ryan Speier, Keiichi Yabu and
Jose Acevedo, Cs Andy McMillan, Agustin Sanchez and Luis
, 2Bs Jesus Garcia and Chad Cooper and IF Michael Snyder. Released RHP Lawrence

Detroit Tigers

Signed OF Michael Hernandez, 1B Chris Clabello, LHP Bobby M. Jones, RHP Pete Sikaris and C Greg Stevens. Released RHPs Matt
and Miguel Trejo.

Florida Marlins

Signed RHP Bobby Bradley. Released RHPs Landon Brazell, Jose de la Cruz, Patrick
and Zach Lerch. Placed LHP
Jon-Michael Nickerson on voluntarily
retired list.

Houston Astros

Signed RHP Troy Mattes.

Kansas City Royals

Signed OF Dee Brown and Michael Galloway, LHP Kelvin
,RHPs William Dosset, Chris Hayes
and Luke Hudson and SS Omar Pena. Released LHP Eric Ackerman, RHPs Russell Begnaud, Kevin Bulger and Zane
, Bennett Cromer, Phillip Davidson, Drew Endicott, Robert
and Troy Garrett, and
LHP Tim Rice. Placed C Scott Walter on voluntarily retired

Los Angeles Angels

Signed LHP Pat Connelly. Released RHPs Osvaldo Lugo, Jean Toledo and Chris Waters.
Loaned RHP Francisco Cordova to
Puebla (Mexican League). Placed C Greg
on voluntarily retired list.

Los Angeles Dodgers

Signed Cs Pat Borders and Jeff Parrish, 1Bs Jeremy
and Craig Brazell, 2B Ramon Martinez and RHP Adam Thomas. Released RHPs Howar Zuleta, Beau Dannemiller and Pedro
, Placed RHP Brian Pilkington
on voluntarily retired list.

Milwaukee Brewers

Signed OF Jason Romano.

Minnesota Twins

Signed RHP Brad Tippett, C Steve Lomasney and LHP Dennys
. Released IF Kaulana Kuhaulua.

New York Mets

Signed C Rogelio Del Campo, LHP Pedro Feliciano and RHP Jose Lima. Released LHP Koo Dae-Sung.

New York Yankees

Signed RHP Scott Erickson and SS Caonabo Cosme.

Oakland Athletics

Placed SS Ben Ingold on voluntarily retired list.

Philadelphia Phillies

Released LHP Keith Ramsey,Cs Charles Creswell and
Trent Pratt,3B Keil Fisher, RHPs Kevin Rose, Jared Blasdell and Keith
, OF Andy MacFarlane and
1B Buck Shaw. Placed LHP Bill Parcus on voluntarily retired

Pittsburgh Pirates

Signed RHPs Melqui Torres and Olivo Astacio, SS Michael
and OF Victor Gonzalez.
Released RHP Brandon Dejaynes.
Placed RHP Jeff Sharber on
voluntarily retired list.

St. Louis Cardinals

Signed LHP Carlos Artiles, RHP Gary Hogan and 1B Scott Spiezio. Released OFs Kit
, Tim Preston and Ramon Nivar, 1Bs John Santor and Billy Becher,
Cs Brent Cordell, Scott Madden and Cody Palmer, 2B Jaime Landin
and RHPs Jessen Grant and Matt Weagle.

San Diego Padres

Signed RHPs Greg Burke, Nathan Staggs and Justin
, 3B Matt Hagen, LHP Kyle Pawelczyk and 1B Chris Walston. Released RHPs Maurice Girardeau, David O’Hagan, Howard Pence,
Alfredo Javier, Jose Geraldo, Yency Mora
and Henry Perez, LHP Scott Fogelson, SSs David Parker and Kelvin Vazquez and OF Jordan
. Traded C David Ross to
Reds for RHP Bobby Basham. Loaned
RHP Joakim Soria to Mexico City.

Seattle Mariners

Signed Cs Jason Radwan and Jose Yepez. Released RHP Jeff

Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Signed C Craig Albernaz, 3B Russ Branyan and LHP Michael
. Released LHP Dennis Malaska.
Placed C Chris Regan on voluntarily
retired list.

Texas Rangers

Signed RHP Nick Regilio. Released RHP Juan Pascual.Traded LHP Clint Brannon
to Cubs, completing a November 2005 trade in which Rangers acquired RHP Jon Leicester from Cubsfor a player to be named. Placed C Jonathan Higashi on voluntarily retired

Toronto Blue Jays

Signed LHP Dane Christie. Released RHPs Peter Eberhardt and Shawn Sonnier.

Washington Nationals

Signed SS Royce Clayton, OF Alex Escobar, RHPs Francis
, Beltran Perez and Kevin Gryboski and 1B Daryle Ward. Released OF Rolando Arnedo, C Josue Gonzalez and LHP Anthony
, RHPs Chris Goodman and Nick Long, 2Bs Franklyn Jimenez and Andrew
, SS Eduardo Nunez and 3B Melvin Perez.