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MLB Trade Central 2004

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Whenever there's a trade involving a major leaguer or a Prospect Handbook-caliber minor leaguer, we'll provide in-depth analysis.

Dec. 20 • Red Sox say goodbye to playoff hero Roberts
PadresRed Sox
Acquire:
OF Dave Roberts, Boston
Acquire:
OF Jay Payton, San Diego
INF Ramon Vazquez, San Diego
RHP David Pauley, Lake Elsinore (Hi A)
Dec. 20 • Mariners' roster crunch again becomes Rockies' gain
RockiesMariners
Acquire:
RHP Aaron Taylor, Seattle
Acquire:
RHP Sean Green, Tulsa (AA)
Dec. 18 • Blockbuster II: Mulder deal makes A's rebuilding official
BravesAthletics
Acquire:
LHP Mark Mulder, Oakland
Acquire:
RHP Dan Haren, St. Louis
C/DH Daric Barton, Peoria (Lo A)
RHP Kiko Calero, St. Louis
Dec. 16 • Blockbuster: Braves add Hudson to refortified rotation
BravesAthletics
Acquire:
RHP Tim Hudson, Oakland
Acquire:
LHP Dan Meyer, Atlanta
RHP Juan Cruz, Atlanta
OF Charles Thomas, Atlanta
Dec. 16 • Royals get Marrero for platoon duty
RoyalsBraves
Acquire:
OF Eli Marrero, Atlanta
Acquire:
RHP Jorge Vasquez, Wichita (AA)
Dec. 16 • Pirates tab Santiago as Kendall's successor
PiratesRoyals
Acquire:
C Benito Santiago, Kansas City
Acquire:
RHP Leo Nunez, Hickory (AA)
Dec. 15 • Brewers keep dealing, send Ginter to A's
AthleticsBrewers
Acquire:
2B/3B Keith Ginter, Milwaukee
Acquire:
OF Nelson Cruz, Sacramento (AAA)
RHP Justin Lehr, Oakland
Dec. 14 • Angels turn Ortiz into ex-first-rounder
RedsAngels
Acquire:
RHP Ramon Ortiz, Anaheim
Acquire:
RHP Dustin Moseley, Louisville (AAA)
Dec. 13 • Brewers acquire big bat in Lee
BrewersWhite Sox
Acquire:
OF Carlos Lee, Chicago (AL)
Acquire:
OF Scott Podsednik, Milwaukee
RHP Luis Vizcaino, Milwaukee
1B Travis Hinton, High Desert (Hi A)
Dec. 13 • Orioles draft Hagerty, send him to Marlins
MarlinsOrioles
Acquire:
LHP Luke Hagerty, Boise (SS)
Acquire:
cash considerations
Dec. 12 • Jays, Rays make Sunday's only (minor) deal
Blue JaysDevil Rays
Acquire:
RHP Chad Gaudin, Tampa Bay
Acquire:
C Kevin Cash, Toronto
Dec. 11 • Braves add Kolb to bullpen, move Smoltz to rotation
BravesBrewers
Acquire:
RHP Dan Kolb, Milwaukee
Acquire:
RHP Jose Capellan, Atlanta
RHP Alec Zumwalt, Greenville (AA)
Dec. 11 • Rhodes changes addresses again, this time for Lawton
PiratesIndians
Acquire:
OF Matt Lawton, Cleveland
Acquire:
LHP Arthur Rhodes, Pittsburgh
Dec. 3 • Phillies hope Lofton can fill center-field void
PhilliesYankees
Acquire:
OF Kenny Lofton, New York (AL)
Acquire:
RHP Felix Rodriguez, Philadelphia
Dec. 3 • Yankees welcome Stanton back to bullpen
YankeesMets
Acquire:
LHP Mike Stanton, New York (NL)
Acquire:
LHP Felix Heredia, New York (AL)
Nov. 27 • A's take Kendall's contract off Pirates' hands
AthleticsPirates
Acquire:
C Jason Kendall, Pittsburgh
Acquire:
LHP Mark Redman, Oakland
LHP Arthur Rhodes, Oakland
Nov. 24 • Bowden stays busy, acquires Davis
NationalsPirates
Acquire:
OF J.J. Davis, Pittsburgh
Acquire:
OF Antonio Sucre, Savannah (Lo A)
Nov. 19 • Angels exile Guillen to D.C.
ExposAngels
Acquire:
OF Jose Guillen, Anaheim
Acquire:
OF Juan Rivera, Montreal
SS/2B Maicer Izturis, Montreal
Nov. 19 • Padres get Williams as M's clear roster space
PadresMariners
Acquire:
LHP Randy Williams, Seattle
Acquire:
OF Billy Hogan, Eugene (SS)
Nov. 8 • Padres, Royals fill minor needs
RoyalsPadres
Acquire:
OF Terrence Long, San Diego
RHP Dennis Tankersley, Portland (AAA)
Acquire:
LHP Darrell May, Kansas City
RHP Ryan Bukvich, Omaha (AAA)
Sept. 16 • Gonzalez moves again as Padres seek shortstop
PadresExpos
Acquire:
SS Alex Gonzalez, Montreal
Acquire:
cash considerations
Sept. 2 • Giants find modicum of help in Burba
GiantsBrewers
Acquire:
RHP Dave Burba, Milwaukee
Acquire:
LHP Josh Habel, Norwich (AA)
Aug. 31 • Cubs strengthen bench with Grieve
CubsBrewers
Acquire:
OF Ben Grieve, Milwaukee
Acquire:
LHP Andy Pratt, Iowa (AAA)
Aug. 27 • Astros add Wheeler to staff
AstrosMets
Acquire:
RHP Dan Wheeler, New York (NL)
Acquire:
OF/DH Adam Seuss, Salem (Hi A)
Aug. 19 • Dodgers find relief with Dessens
DodgersDiamondbacks
Acquire:
RHP Elmer Dessens, Arizona
Acquire:
OF Jereme Milons, Vero Beach (Hi A)
Aug. 9 • Phillies acquire Lidle to bolster rotation
PhilliesReds
Acquire:
RHP Cory Lidle, Cincinnati
Acquire:
RHP Elizardo Ramirez, Reading (AA)
OF Jovan Moran, Lakewood (Lo A)
LHP Joe Wilson, Lakewood (Lo A)
Aug. 6 • Cardinals counter Garciaparra with Walker
CardinalsRockies
Acquire:
OF Larry Walker, Colorado
Acquire:
LHP Chris Narveson, Tennessee (AA)
LHP Luis Martinez, Memphis (AAA)
RHP Jason Burch, Peoria (Lo A)
Aug. 6 • Blue Jays cast off slumping Phelps
IndiansBlue Jays
Acquire:
DH/1B Josh Phelps, Toronto
Acquire:
1B/OF Eric Crozier, Buffalo (AAA)
Aug. 6 • Red Sox find second lefty for bullpen
Red SoxMariners
Acquire:
LHP Mike Myers, Seattle
Acquire:
cash considerations
Aug. 5 • Déjà vu all over again: White Sox reunite Alomars
White SoxDiamondbacks
Acquire:
2B Roberto Alomar, Arizona
Acquire:
LHP Brad Murray, Winston-Salem (Hi A)
July 31 • Nomar no more in Boston
CubsRed Sox
Acquire:
SS Nomar Garciaparra, Boston
OF Matt Murton, Sarasota (Hi A)
Acquire:
SS Orlando Cabrera, Montreal
1B Doug Mientkiewicz, Minnesota
ExposTwins
Acquire:
INF Brendan Harris, Iowa (AAA)
RHP Francis Beltran, Iowa (AAA)
SS Alex Gonzalez, Chicago (NL)
Acquire:
LHP Justin Jones, Lansing (Lo A)
July 31 • Red Sox add depth with Roberts
Red SoxDodgers
Acquire:
OF Dave Roberts, Los Angeles
Acquire:
OF Henri Stanley, Pawtucket (AAA)
July 31 • Dodgers continue makeover with Finley
DodgersDiamondbacks
Acquire:
OF Steve Finley, Arizona
C Brent Mayne, Arizona
Acquire:
C Koyie Hill, Las Vegas (AAA)
LHP Bill Murphy, Carolina (AA)
OF Reggie Abercrombie, V. Beach (Hi A)
July 31 • Yankees, Chisox shake up rotations
YankeesWhite Sox
Acquire:
RHP Esteban Loaiza, Chicago (AL)
Acquire:
RHP Jose Contreras, New York (AL)
July 31 • Marlins replace Penny with Valdez
MarlinsPadres
Acquire:
RHP Ismael Valdez, San Diego
Acquire:
RHP Travis Chick, Greensboro (Lo A)
July 31 • Braves pick up Martin for bullpen
BravesDodgers
Acquire:
LHP Tom Martin, Los Angeles
Acquire:
LHP Matt Merricks, Myrtle Beach (Hi A)
July 31 • Marlins add more relief in Seanez
MarlinsRoyals
Acquire:
RHP Rudy Seanez, Kansas City
Acquire:
OF Abraham Nunez, Florida
July 30 • Phillies get another bullpen reinforcement in Jones
PhilliesReds
Acquire:
RHP Todd Jones, Cincinnati
OF Brad Correll, Potomac (Hi A)
Acquire:
RHP Josh Hancock, Philadelphia
SS Anderson Machado, Scranton (AAA)
July 30 • Dodgers, Marlins swap six players, may not be done
DodgersMarlins
Acquire:
RHP Brad Penny, Florida
1B Hee Seop Choi, Florida
LHP Bill Murphy, Carolina (AA)
Acquire:
RHP Guillermo Mota, Los Angeles
C Paul LoDuca, Los Angeles
OF Juan Encarnacion, Los Angeles
July 30 • After Fullmer deal falls through, Padres turn to Hansen
PadresMariners
Acquire:
1B/3B Dave Hansen, Seattle
Acquire:
RHP Jon Huber, Lake Elsinore (Hi A)
July 30 • Phillies get much-needed bullpen help with Rodriguez
PhilliesGiants
Acquire:
RHP Felix Rodriguez, San Francisco
Acquire:
OF Ricky Ledee, Philadelphia
RHP Alfredo Simon, Clearwater (Hi A)
July 30 • Mets win pursuit of Benson
MetsPiratesRoyals
Acquire:
RHP Kris Benson,
Pittsburgh
2B Jeff Keppinger,
Altoona (AA)
Acquire:
3B Ty Wigginton,
New York (NL)
RHP Matt Peterson,
Binghamton (AA)
3B Jose Bautista,
Kansas City
Acquire:
C Justin Huber,
Norfolk (AAA)
July 30 • Mets part with Kazmir to get Zambrano
MetsDevil Rays
Acquire:
RHP Victor Zambrano, Tampa Bay
RHP Bartolome Fortunato, Durham (AAA)
Acquire:
LHP Scott Kazmir, Binghamton (AA)
RHP Joselo Diaz, Binghamton (AA)
July 24 • Red Sox get Adams for bullpen depth
Red SoxBlue Jays
Acquire:
RHP Terry Adams, Toronto
Acquire:
3B John Hattig, Portland (AA)
July 22 • Itinerant Oliver moves on to Houston
AstrosMarlins
Acquire:
LHP Darren Oliver, Florida
Acquire:
cash considerations
Sonny_Gray_Getty.jpg

Sonny Gray Traded From New York Yankees To Cincinnati Reds

Gray will head to Cincinnati, where he signed an extension Monday afternoon and the Reds hope will begin to rebuild his value.

July 19 • Orioles, Mets exchange spare parts
OriolesMets
Acquire:
OF Karim Garcia, New York (NL)
Acquire:
RHP Mike DeJean, Baltimore
July 18 • For second straight year, Chisox turn to Everett
White SoxExpos
Acquire:
OF Carl Everett, Montreal
Acquire:
RHP Jon Rauch, Charlotte (AAA)
RHP Gary Majewski, Charlotte (AAA)
July 2 • Red Sox make minor move for Puffer
Red SoxPadres
Acquire:
RHP Brandon Puffer, San Diego
Acquire:
2B/1B Peter Ciofrone, Augusta (Lo A)
June 27 • Garcia fills gaping hole in Chisox rotation
White SoxMariners
Acquire:
RHP Freddy Garcia, Seattle
C Ben Davis, Tacoma (AAA)
Acquire:
OF Jeremy Reed, Charlotte (AAA)
C Miguel Olivo, Chicago (AL)
SS Michael Morse, Birmingham (AA)
June 25 • Beltran goes to Astros in three-way deal
AstrosAthleticsRoyals
Acquire:
OF Carlos Beltran,
Kansas City
Acquire:
RHP Octavio Dotel,
Houston
Acquire:
C John Buck,
New Orleans (AAA)
3B Mark Teahen,
Sacramento (AAA)
RHP Mike Wood,
Sacramento (AAA)
June 22 • Royals get Bautista as housecleaning begins
OriolesRoyals
Acquire:
RHP Jason Grimsley, Kansas City
Acquire:
RHP Denny Bautista, Bowie (AA)
June 18 • White returns to Reds
RedsYankees
Acquire:
LHP Gabe White, New York (AL)
Acquire:
LHP Charlie Manning, Chattanooga (AA)
June 17 • White Sox bid adieu to failed closer Koch
MarlinsWhite Sox
Acquire:
RHP Billy Koch, Chicago (AL)
Acquire:
SS Wilson Valdez, Albuquerque (AAA)
June 17 • Astros find taker for Hidalgo in Mets
MetsAstros
Acquire:
OF Richard Hidalgo, Houston
Acquire:
RHP David Weathers, New York (NL)
RHP Jeremy Griffiths, Norfolk (AAA)
June 7 • Expos finally get their fill of Bergeron
BrewersExpos
Acquire:
OF Peter Bergeron, Edmonton (AAA)
RHP Saul Rivera, Harrisburg (AA)
Acquire:
RHP Jason Childers, Indianapolis (AAA)
OF Jason Belcher, Huntsville (AA)
April 29 • Tigers add another power lefty for bullpen
TigersCubs
Acquire:
LHP Felix Sanchez, West Tenn (AA)
Acquire:
LHP Jon Connolly, Lakeland (Hi A)
LHP Eric Eckenstahler, Toledo (AAA)
April 16 • Astros, A's swap interesting pitchers
AthleticsAstros
Acquire:
RHP Kirk Saarloos, New Orleans (AAA)
Acquire:
RHP Chad Harville, Oakland
April 12 • Looper sets sail back to Mariners
MarinersDodgers
Acquire:
RHP Aaron Looper, Las Vegas (AAA)
Acquire:
LHP Glenn Bott, San Antonio (AA)
April 9 • Huisman could help Royals bullpen
RoyalsRockies
Acquire:
RHP Justin Huisman, Tulsa (AA)
Acquire:
RHP Zach McClellan, Wichita (AA)
1B Chris Fallon, Wilmington (Hi A)
April 4 • Dodgers win Bradley sweepstakes
DodgersIndians
Acquire:
OF Milton Bradley, Cleveland
Acquire:
OF Franklin Gutierrez, Jacksonville (AA)
RHP Andrew Brown, Jacksonville (AA)
April 3 • Mariners get Cabrera as hedge against Spiezio injury
MarinersDodgers
Acquire:
2B/OF Jolbert Cabrera, Los Angeles
Acquire:
LHP Ryan Ketchner, Inland Empire (Hi A)
RHP Aaron Looper, Seattle
April 3 • Dodgers, Rays swap former hot prospects
Devil RaysDodgers
Acquire:
2B/SS Antonio Perez, Tampa Bay
Acquire:
OF Jason Romano, Los Angeles
April 3 • After bad trade for Diaz, Rangers deal him a year later
ExposRangers
Acquire:
C Einar Diaz, Texas
RHP Justin Echols, Frisco (AA)
Acquire:
RHP Chris Young, Harrisburg (AA)
2B/C Josh McKinley, Harrisburg (AA)
April 3 • Mets finally rid themselves of Cedeno
CardinalsMets
Acquire:
OF Roger Cedeno, New York (NL)
Acquire:
C Chris Widger, St. Louis
INF Wilson Delgado, St. Louis
April 3 • Marlins, Padres exchange live arms
PadresMarlins
Acquire:
RHP Blaine Neal, Florida
Acquire:
RHP Ben Howard, San Diego
April 1 • Dodgers keep gathering hitters
DodgersTigers
Acquire:
OF Cody Ross, Detroit
Acquire:
LHP Steve Colyer, Los Angeles
March 31 • Astros use Robertson to keep Taveras
IndiansAstros
Acquire:
LHP Jeriome Robertson, Houston
Acquire:
OF Willy Taveras, Kinston (Hi A)
OF Luke Scott, Akron (AA)
March 30 • Giants shore up pitching with Franklin, Estrella
GiantsBrewers
Acquire:
LHP Wayne Franklin, Milwaukee
RHP Leo Estrella, Milwaukee
Acquire:
RHP Glenn Woolard, Hagerstown (Lo A)
RHP Carlos Villanueva, AZL Giants (R)
March 30 • Dodgers find Werth more worthwhile than Jays
DodgersBlue Jays
Acquire:
OF Jayson Werth, Syracuse (AAA)
Acquire:
RHP Jason Frasor, Jacksonville (AA)
March 29 • Padres obtain Robinson as possible fill-in
PadresCardinals
Acquire:
OF Kerry Robinson, St. Louis
Acquire:
OF Brian Hunter, San Diego
March 28 • Mets add Gutierrez for infield depth
MetsIndians
Acquire:
INF Ricky Gutierrez, Cleveland
Acquire:
cash considerations
March 27 • White Sox get center-field insurance with Perez
White SoxMets
Acquire:
OF Timo Perez, New York (NL)
Acquire:
RHP Matt Ginter, Charlotte (AAA)
March 26 • Braves make another pitching move, add Reitsma
BravesReds
Acquire:
RHP Chris Reitsma, Cincinnati
Acquire:
RHP Bubba Nelson, Richmond (AAA)
LHP Jung Bong, Atlanta
March 25 • Cubs give up on Cruz, send him to Braves
BravesCubs
Acquire:
RHP Juan Cruz, Chicago (NL)
LHP Steve Smyth, Iowa (AAA)
Acquire:
LHP Andy Pratt, Richmond (AAA)
2B Richard Lewis, Greenville (AA)
March 25 • Expos finally get their hands on Patterson
ExposDiamondbacks
Acquire:
RHP John Patterson, Arizona
Acquire:
LHP Randy Choate, Columbus (AAA)
March 25 • Redundant Lamb gets sent packing again
AstrosYankees
Acquire:
3B Mike Lamb, Texas
Acquire:
RHP Juan DeLeon, Lexington (Lo A)
Feb. 16 • Yankees get A-Rod, Rangers get financial relief
YankeesRangers
Acquire:
SS Alex Rodriguez, Texas
Acquire:
2B Alfonso Soriano, New York (AL)
SS Joaquin Arias, Battle Creek (Lo A)
Feb. 4 • Desperate for third-base help, Yankees acquire Lamb
YankeesRangers
Acquire:
3B Mike Lamb, Texas
Acquire:
RHP Jose Garcia, Tampa (Hi A)
Jan. 26 • Mets, Royals exchange relievers
RoyalsMets
Acquire:
LHP Jaime Cerda, New York (NL)
Acquire:
RHP Shawn Sedlacek, Wichita (AA)
Jan. 8 • Expendable Guillen heads to Detroit
TigersMariners
Acquire:
SS/3B Carlos Guillen, Seattle
Acquire:
SS/2B Ramon Santiago, Detroit
SS/3B Juan Gonzalez, W. Michigan (Lo A)
Jan. 6 • Mariners, Padres dump bad contracts
PadresMariners
Acquire:
3B Jeff Cirillo, Seattle
RHP Brian Sweeney, Seattle
Acquire:
RHP Kevin Jarvis, San Diego
1B/3B Dave Hansen, San Diego
C Wiki Gonzalez, Portland (AAA)
OF Vince Faison, Mobile (AA)
Jan. 5 • Indians use outfield depth to obtain Stewart
IndiansExpos
Acquire:
LHP Scott Stewart, Montreal
Acquire:
OF Ryan Church, Akron (AA)
SS/2B Maicer Izturis, Buffalo (AAA)

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