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MLB Trade Central 2006

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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. 23 • Rangers, White Sox Swap Young Pitchers
RangersWhite Sox
Acquire:
RHP Brandon McCarthy, Chicago (AL)
OF David Paisano, VSL White Sox (R)
Acquire:
LHP John Danks, Oklahoma (AAA)
RHP Nick Masset, Texas
RHP Jacob Rasner, Clinton (Lo A)

Dec. 21 • Reds Add Conine To Bench
RedsPhillies
Acquire:
OF/1B Jeff Conine, Philadelphia
Acquire:
OF Javon Moran, Chattanooga (AA)
3B Brad Key, Dayton (Lo A)

Dec. 18 • M's Continue To Collect DHs, Pay Dearly For Vidro
MarinersNationals
Acquire:
2B Jose Vidro, Washington
Acquire:
OF Chris Snelling, Seattle
RHP Emiliano Fruto, Seattle

Dec. 16 • Chisox Continue To Stockpile Pitching, Add Sisco
White SoxRoyals
Acquire:
LHP Andy Sisco, Kansas City
Acquire:
1B/OF Ross Gload, Chicago (AL)

Dec. 15 • Red Sox Grab Donnelly For Bullpen
Red SoxAngels
Acquire:
RHP Brendan Donnelly, Los Angeles (AL)
Acquire:
LHP Phil Seibel, Pawtucket (AAA)

Dec. 12 • Astros Replace Pettitte With Jennings
AstrosRockies
Acquire:
RHP Jason Jennings, Colorado
RHP Miguel Asencio, Colo. Springs (AAA)
Acquire:
RHP Jason Hirsh, Houston
OF Willy Taveras, Houston
RHP Taylor Buchholz, Houston

Dec. 7 • Phillies, Orioles Pull Rule 5 Swap
PhilliesOrioles
Acquire:
RHP Alfredo Simon, Fresno (AAA)
Acquire:
C Adam Donachie, Wichita (AA)

Dec. 7 • Braves Bulk Up Bullpen With Live-Armed Soriano
BravesMariners
Acquire:
RHP Rafael Soriano, Seattle
Acquire:
LHP Horacio Ramirez, Atlanta

Dec. 6 • Orioles Grab Utilityman Bynum
OriolesCubs
Acquire:
OF/2B Freddie Bynum, Chicago (NL)
Acquire:
RHP Kevin Hart, Frederick (Hi A)

Dec. 6 • Phillies Fill Rotation Hole With Garcia
PhilliesWhite Sox
Acquire:
RHP Freddy Garcia, Chicago (AL)
Acquire:
RHP Gavin Floyd, Scranton (AAA)
LHP Gio Gonzalez, Reading (AA)

Dec. 6 • Mets Deal Solid Bannister For Burgos' Upside
MetsRoyals
Acquire:
RHP Ambiorix Burgos, Kansas City
Acquire:
RHP Brian Bannister, New York (NL)

Nov. 25 • Brewers Deal Davis To Add Catcher With Estrada
BrewersDiamondbacks
Acquire:
C Johnny Estrada, Arizona
RHP Claudio Vargas, Arizona
RHP Greg Aquino, Arizona
Acquire:
RHP Doug Davis, Milwaukee
LHP Dana Eveland, Nashville (AAA)
OF David Krynzel, Nashville (AAA)

Nov. 20 • Marlins Add Another Bullpen Arm
MarlinsAngels
Acquire:
RHP Kevin Gregg, Los Angeles (AL)
Acquire:
RHP Chris Resop, Florida

Nov. 20 • Royals Bolster Catching With LaRue
RoyalsReds
Acquire:
C Jason LaRue, Cincinnati
Acquire:
cash considerations

Nov. 20 • Mets, Marlins Swap Pitchers
MetsMarlins
Acquire:
LHP Jason Vargas, Albuquerque (AAA)
LHP Adam Bostick, Albuquerque (AAA)
Acquire:
RHP Henry Owens, Binghamton (AA)
RHP Matt Lindstrom, Binghamton (AA)

Nov. 16 • Crosstown Rivals Swap Relievers
CubsWhite Sox
Acquire:
LHP Neal Cotts, Chicago (AL)
Acquire:
RHP David Aardsma, Chicago (NL)
LHP Carlos Vasquez, West Tenn (AA)

Nov. 15 • Mets, Padres Exchange Role Players
PadresMets
Acquire:
RHP Heath Bell, New York (NL)
LHP Royce Ring, New York (NL)
Acquire:
OF Ben Johnson, San Diego
RHP Jon Adkins, San Diego

Nov. 12 • Yankees Ship Wright To Orioles
OriolesYankees
Acquire:
RHP Jaret Wright, New York (AL)
Acquire:
RHP Chris Britton, Baltimore

Nov. 10 • Yankees Deal Sheffield For Young Arms
TigersYankees
Acquire:
OF Gary Sheffield, New York (AL)
Acquire:
RHP Humberto Sanchez, Toledo (AAA)
RHP Kevin Whelan, Lakeland (Hi A)
RHP Anthony Claggett, W. Mich. (Lo A)

Nov. 8 • Padres Send Barfield To Indians For Prospects
IndiansPadres
Acquire:
2B Josh Barfield, San Diego
Acquire:
3B Kevin Kouzmanoff, Cleveland
RHP Andrew Brown, Cleveland

Oct. 13 • Diamondbacks, Reds Swap Prospects In Rare October Deal
RedsDiamondbacks
Acquire:
OF/INF Jerry Gil, Tennessee (AA)
Acquire:
RHP Abe Woody, Sarasota (Hi A)

Aug. 31 • Dodgers Add Anderson To Bench
DodgersNationals
Acquire:
2B/OF Marlon Anderson, Washington
Acquire:
RHP Jhonny Nunez, GCL Dodgers (R)

Aug. 31 • Braves Keep Striving, Deal For Ward
BravesNationals
Acquire:
OF/1B Daryle Ward, Washington
Acquire:
RHP Luis Atilano, Myrtle Beach (Hi A)

Aug. 31 • Cubs Send Nevin Back To AL
TwinsCubs
Acquire:
1B/OF Phil Nevin, Chicago (NL)
Acquire:
RHP Adam Harben, New Britain (AA)

Aug. 31 • Padres Pay Dearly For Month Of Wells
PadresRed Sox
Acquire:
LHP David Wells, Boston
Acquire:
C George Kottaras, Portland (AAA)

Aug. 30 • Mets, Rangers Swap Minor Leaguers
RangersMets
Acquire:
OF Victor Diaz, Norfolk (AAA)
Acquire:
C Mike Nickeas, Frisco (AA)

Aug. 28 • Desperate Red Sox Add Burns To Bullpen
Red SoxReds
Acquire:
RHP Mike Burns, Louisville (AAA)
Acquire:
RHP Tim Bausher, Pawtucket (AAA)

Aug. 27 • Phillies Make Another Trade For Today
PhilliesOrioles
Acquire:
1B/OF Jeff Conine, Baltimore
Acquire:
SS Angel Chavez, Scranton/W-B (AAA)

Aug. 23 • Branyan's Power, Versatility Appeal To Padres
PadresDevil Rays
Acquire:
OF Russell Branyan, Tampa Bay
Acquire:
RHP Evan Meek, Lake Elsinore (Hi A)
RHP Dale Thayer, Portland (AAA)

Aug. 22 • Playoff Shoo-In Mets Continue To Deal, Grab Green
MetsDiamondbacks
Acquire:
OF/1B Shawn Green, Arizona
Acquire:
LHP Evan MacLane, Norfolk (AAA)

Aug. 20 • Tigers Replace Polanco With Perez
TigersCubs
Acquire:
INF Neifi Perez, Chicago (NL)
Acquire:
C Chris Robinson, Lakeland (Hi A)
Aug. 19 • Phillies, Mariners Change Directions
PhilliesMariners
Acquire:
LHP Jamie Moyer, Seattle
Acquire:
RHP Andrew Baldwin, Clearwater (Hi A)
RHP Andrew Barb, Lakewood (Lo A)

Aug. 17 • Red Sox Add Flexibility With Hinske
Red SoxBlue Jays
Acquire:
OF/3B Eric Hinske, Toronto
Acquire:
cash considerations

Aug. 16 • Reds Pick Up Fourth Southpaw Reliever Via Trade
RedsBlue Jays
Acquire:
LHP Scott Schoeneweis, Toronto
Acquire:
3B/2B Trevor Lawhorn, Sarasota (Hi A)

Aug. 9 • Reds Continue Fine-Tuning, Add Hollandsworth
RedsIndians
Acquire:
OF Todd Hollandsworth, Cleveland
Acquire:
cash considerations

Aug. 7 • Diamondbacks Hope Hernandez Has More Magic Remaining
DiamondbacksNationals
Acquire:
RHP Livan Hernandez, Washington
Acquire:
RHP Garrett Mock, Tennessee (AA)
LHP Matt Chico, Tennessee (AA)

Aug. 4 • Red Sox Fill In For Varitek With Lopez
Red SoxOrioles
Acquire:
C Javy Lopez, Baltimore
Acquire:
OF Adam Stern, Pawtucket (AAA)

July 31 • Shealy Escapes Helton, Finds Opening In Kansas City
RoyalsRockies
Acquire:
1B Ryan Shealy, Colorado
RHP Scott Dohmann, Colo. Springs (AAA)
Acquire:
RHP Jeremy Affeldt, Kansas City
RHP Denny Bautista, Omaha (AAA)

July 31 • Lugo Goes To L.A. In Biggest Monday Deal
DodgersDevil Rays
Acquire:
SS Julio Lugo, Tampa Bay
Acquire:
OF/INF Joel Guzman, Las Vegas (AAA)
OF Sergio Pedroza, Vero Beach (Hi A)

July 31 • Second Maddux Stint Ends In Chicago
DodgersCubs
Acquire:
RHP Greg Maddux, Chicago (NL)
Acquire:
INF Cesar Izturis, Los Angeles (NL)

July 31 • Rangers Find Some Pitching In Wells
RangersPirates
Acquire:
RHP Kip Wells, Pittsburgh
Acquire:
RHP Jesse Chavez, Oklahoma (AAA)

July 31 • Yankees Pick Up Wilson For Reserve Role
YankeesPirates
Acquire:
1B/OF Craig Wilson, Pittsburgh
Acquire:
RHP Shawn Chacon, New York (AL)

July 31 • Padres Get Walker To Play Third Base
PadresCubs
Acquire:
INF Todd Walker, Chicago (NL)
Acquire:
RHP Jose Ceda, AZL Padres (R)

July 31 • Rangers Add Another Bat In Stairs
RangersRoyals
Acquire:
DH/1B Matt Stairs, Kansas City (AL)
Acquire:
RHP Joselo Diaz, Omaha (AAA)

July 31 • Mets Nab Pair Of Pirates Pitchers
MetsPirates
Acquire:
LHP Oliver Perez, Indianapolis (AAA)
RHP Roberto Hernandez, Pittsburgh
Acquire:
OF Xavier Nady, New York (NL)

July 31 • Reds Get Yet More Pitching With Lohse
RedsTwins
Acquire:
RHP Kyle Lohse, Minnesota
Acquire:
RHP Zach Ward, Dayton (Lo A)

July 31 • Tigers Add Casey At Low Cost
TigersPirates
Acquire:
1B Sean Casey, Pittsburgh
Acquire:
RHP Brian Rogers, Erie (AA)

July 31 • Reds Make Another Bullpen Move, Grab Cormier
RedsPhillies
Acquire:
LHP Rheal Cormier, Philadelphia
Acquire:
RHP Justin Germano, Louisville (AAA)

July 30 • Cardinals Shore Up Second Base With Belliard
CardinalsIndians
Acquire:
2B Ronnie Belliard, Cleveland
Acquire:
INF/OF Hector Luna, St. Louis

July 30 • Money Drives Abreu Trade To Yankees
YankeesPhillies
Acquire:
OF Bobby Abreu, Philadelphia
RHP Cory Lidle, Philadelphia
Acquire:
SS C.J. Henry, Charleston (Lo A)
LHP Matt Smith, Columbus (AAA)
C Jesus Sanchez, GCL Yankees (R)
RHP Carlos Monasterios, GCL Yanks (R)

July 28 • Disappointing Bell Era Ends In Philadelphia
BrewersPhillies
Acquire:
3B David Bell, Philadelphia
Acquire:
RHP Wilfrido Laureano, W. Virginia (Lo A)

July 28 • Dodgers Find Third Baseman In Betemit
DodgersBraves
Acquire:
INF Wilson Betemit, Atlanta
Acquire:
RHP Danys Baez, Los Angeles (NL)
3B/2B Willy Aybar, Los Angeles (NL)

July 28 • Nationals Trade Stanton Again
GiantsNationals
Acquire:
LHP Mike Stanton, Washington
Acquire:
RHP Shairon Martis, Augusta (Lo A)

July 28 • Rangers Win Lee Sweepstakes
RangersBrewers
Acquire:
OF Carlos Lee, Milwaukee
OF Nelson Cruz, Nashville (AAA)
Acquire:
OF Kevin Mench, Texas
RHP Francisco Cordero, Texas
OF Laynce Nix, Oklahoma (AAA)
LHP Julian Cordero, Clinton (Lo A)

July 26 • Mariners Deal For Another Tribe First Baseman
MarinersIndians
Acquire:
1B Ben Broussard, Cleveland
Acquire:
OF Shin-Soo Choo, Tacoma (AAA)
LHP Shawn Nottingham, I. Empire (Hi A)

July 25 • Royals Use Graffanino To Get Another Arm
BrewersRoyals
Acquire:
INF Tony Graffanino, Kansas City
Acquire:
LHP Jorge de la Rosa, Milwaukee

July 25 • Dodgers Dump Perez On Royals
RoyalsDodgers
Acquire:
LHP Odalis Perez, Los Angeles (NL)
RHP Blake Johnson, Vero Beach (Hi A)
RHP Julio Pimentel, Vero Beach (Hi A)
Acquire:
RHP Elmer Dessens, Kansas City
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July 24 • Chisox Acquire Former All-Star . . . But It's Not Soriano
White SoxRoyals
Acquire:
RHP Mike MacDougal, Kansas City
Acquire:
LHP Tyler Lumsden, Birmingham (AA)
RHP Daniel Cortes, Kannapolis (Lo A)

July 23 • White Sox Bring Alomar Back
White SoxDodgers
Acquire:
C Sandy Alomar Jr., Los Angeles (NL)
Acquire:
RHP B.J. LaMura, Birmingham (AA)

July 22 • Padres Pick Up Williamson For Bullpen
PadresCubs
Acquire:
RHP Scott Williamson, Chicago (NL)
Acquire:
RHP Joel Santo, Fort Wayne (Lo A)
LHP Fabian Jimenez, Fort Wayne (Lo A)

July 21 • Giants Get Bat After Jays Designate Hillenbrand
GiantsBlue Jays
Acquire:
1B/3B Shea Hillenbrand, Toronto
RHP Vinny Chulk, Toronto
Acquire:
RHP Jeremy Accardo, San Francisco

July 20 • Braves Don't Give Up, Deal For Closer
BravesIndians
Acquire:
RHP Bob Wickman, Cleveland
Acquire:
C Maximiliano Ramirez, Rome (Lo A)

July 19 • Mets, Royals Swap Second Basemen
MetsRoyals
Acquire:
2B Ruben Gotay, Omaha (AAA)
Acquire:
2B Jeff Keppinger, Norfolk (AAA)

July 13 • Contending Reds Make Baffling Trade
NationalsReds
Acquire:
SS Felipe Lopez, Cincinnati
OF Austin Kearns, Cincinnati
RHP Ryan Wagner, Louisville (AAA)
Acquire:
RHP Gary Majewski, Washington
LHP Bill Bray, Washington
SS Royce Clayton, Washington
INF Brendan Harris, New Orleans (AAA)
RHP Daryl Thompson, Vermont (SS)

July 12 • Astros Ask Huff To Bolster Offense
AstrosDevil Rays
Acquire:
3B Aubrey Huff, Tampa Bay
Acquire:
RHP Mitch Talbot, Corpus Christi (AA)
SS Ben Zobrist, Corpus Christi (AA)

July 6 • Reds Hope Guardado Can Shore Up Bullpen
RedsMariners
Acquire:
LHP Eddie Guardado, Seattle
Acquire:
RHP Travis Chick, Chattanooga (AA)

July 5 • Desperate Cardinals Turn To Weaver
CardinalsAngels
Acquire:
RHP Jeff Weaver, Los Angeles (AL)
Acquire:
OF Terry Evans, Springfield (AA)

June 30 • M's Sacrifice Cabrera For Perez
MarinersIndians
Acquire:
1B Eduardo Perez, Cleveland
Acquire:
SS Asdrubal Cabrera, Tacoma (AAA)

June 29 • Phillies, Rangers Swap Young Lefties
PhilliesRangers
Acquire:
LHP Fabio Castro, Texas
Acquire:
LHP Daniel Haigwood, Reading (AA)

June 27 • Dodgers Add Hendrickson To Rotation
DodgersDevil Rays
Acquire:
LHP Mark Hendrickson, Tampa Bay
C Toby Hall, Tampa Bay
Acquire:
C Dioner Navarro, Los Angeles (NL)
RHP Jae Seo, Los Angeles (NL)
OF Justin Ruggiano, Jacksonville (AA)

June 19 • Royals Land Gathright
RoyalsDevil Rays
Acquire:
OF Joey Gathright, Durham (AAA)
2B Fernando Cortez, Durham (AAA)
Acquire:
LHP J.P. Howell, Omaha (AAA)

June 15 • Reds Reacquire Castro
RedsTwins
Acquire:
SS Juan Castro, Minnesota
Acquire:
OF Brandon Roberts, Sarasota (Hi A)

June 15 • Mismatched Sox Swap Relievers
White SoxRed Sox
Acquire:
RHP David Riske, Boston
Acquire:
LHP Javier Lopez, Charlotte (AAA)

June 9 • Mets Give Up on Matsui
RockiesMets
Acquire:
2B Kaz Matsui, New York (NL)
Acquire:
OF/1B Eli Marrero, Colorado

May 31 • Cubs Acquire Nevin To Fill In For Injured Lee
CubsRangers
Acquire:
1B Phil Nevin, Texas
Acquire:
2B Jerry Hairston, Chicago (NL)

May 24 • Mets Hope Hernandez Can Help Rotation
MetsDiamondbacks
Acquire:
RHP Orlando Hernandez, Arizona
Acquire:
RHP Jorge Julio, New York (NL)

May 13 • Brewers Find Bullpen Lefty In Shouse
BrewersRangers
Acquire:
LHP Brian Shouse, Texas
Acquire:
3B Enrique Cruz, Nashville

May 11 • Padres Reunite Prospects With Fuson
PadresRangers
Acquire:
1B Vincent Sinisi, Oklahoma (AAA)
RHP John Hudgins, Oklahoma (AAA)
Acquire:
OF Freddy Guzman, Portland (AAA)
RHP Cesar Rojas, extended spring

May 1 • Mirabelli Returns To Red Sox
Red SoxPadres
Acquire:
C Doug Mirabelli, San Diego
Acquire:
C Josh Bard, Boston
RHP Cla Meredith, Pawtucket (AAA)

April 28 • Devil Rays Add Walker To Bullpen
Devil RaysGiants
Acquire:
RHP Tyler Walker, San Francisco
Acquire:
RHP Carlos Hines, Durham (AAA)

April 6 • Mariners, Devil Rays Exchange Power Relievers
Devil RaysMariners
Acquire:
RHP Marcos Carvajal, Colorado
Acquire:
RHP Jose de la Cruz, SW Michigan (A)

April 4 • Athletics Acquire Tadano From Indians
AthleticsIndians
Acquire:
RHP Kazuhito Tadano, Buffalo (AAA)
Acquire:
OF Ramon Alvarado, AZL Athletics (R)

April 1 • Rangers Use Dellucci To Grab Another Arm
PhilliesRangers
Acquire:
OF David Dellucci, Texas
Acquire:
RHP Robinson Tejada, Philadelphia
OF Jake Blalock, Clearwater (Hi A)

AthleticsCubsRangers
Acquire:
RHP Juan Dominguez,
Texas
Acquire:
OF/SS Freddie Bynum,
Oakland
Acquire:
LHP John Rheinecker,
Sacramento (AAA)
LHP John Koronka,
Iowa (AAA)
cash considerations
(from Cubs)

March 28 • Cubs Deal Surplus Pitcher To Marlins
MarlinsCubs
Acquire:
RHP Todd Wellemeyer, Chicago (NL)
Acquire:
RHP Lincoln Holdzkom, Jupiter (Hi A)
LHP Zach McCormack, Jupiter (Hi A)

March 26 • Cruz, Halsey Change Addresses Again
DiamondbacksAthletics
Acquire:
RHP Juan Cruz, Oakland
Acquire:
LHP Brad Halsey, Arizona

March 21 • Reds Pick Up Third Backstop In Ross
RedsPadres
Acquire:
C David Ross, San Diego
Acquire:
RHP Bobby Basham, Chattanooga (AA)

March 20 • Mariners, White Sox Exchange Failed First-Rounders
MarinersWhite Sox
Acquire:
OF Joe Borchard, Chicago (AL)
Acquire:
LHP Matt Thornton, Seattle

March 20 • Reds, Red Sox Trade Depth To Fill Needs
Red SoxReds
Acquire:
OF Wily Mo Pena, Cincinnati
Acquire:
RHP Bronson Arroyo, Boston

March 8 • Champions Add Infield Depth With Cintron
White SoxDiamondbacks
Acquire:
INF Alex Cintron, Arizona
Acquire:
RHP Jeff Bajenaru, Chicago (NL)

Feb. 28 • Diamondbacks Benefit From Angels' Surplus
DiamondbacksAngels
Acquire:
2B Alberto Callaspo, Salt Lake (AAA)
Acquire:
RHP Jason Bulger, Arizona

Jan. 27 • Indians Trade Crisp To Red Sox . . .
Red SoxIndians
Acquire:
OF Coco Crisp, Cleveland
RHP David Riske, Cleveland
C Josh Bard, Cleveland
Acquire:
3B Andy Marte, Atlanta
C Kelly Shoppach, Boston
RHP Guillermo Mota, Florida
RHP Randy Newsom, Wilmington (Hi A)

Jan. 27 • . . . And Replace Him With Michaels
IndiansPhillies
Acquire:
OF Jason Michaels, Philadelphia
Acquire:
LHP Arthur Rhodes, Cleveland

Jan. 21 • Orioles Bolster Rotation With Benson
OriolesMets
Acquire:
RHP Kris Benson, New York (NL)
Acquire:
RHP Jorge Julio, Baltimore
RHP John Maine, Baltimore

Jan. 14 • Baez Deal Makes Sense For Dodgers, Rays
DodgersDevil Rays
Acquire:
RHP Danys Baez, Tampa Bay
RHP Lance Carter, Tampa Bay
1B Ryder Mathias, Hudson Valley (SS)
Acquire:
RHP Edwin Jackson, Los Angeles (NL)
LHP Chuck Tiffany, Vero Beach (Hi A)

Jan. 9 • Cubs Give Up On Patterson, Deal Him To Orioles
OriolesCubs
Acquire:
OF Corey Patterson, Chicago (NL)
Acquire:
2B Nate Spears, Frederick (Hi A)
LHP Carlos Perez, Delmarva (Lo A)

Jan. 6 • Blue Jays Lessen Corner Glut By Dumping Koskie
BrewersBlue Jays
Acquire:
3B Corey Koskie, Toronto
Acquire:
RHP Brian Wolfe, Huntsville (AA)

Jan. 4 • Dodgers, Mets Exchange Arms
DodgersMets
Acquire:
RHP Jae Seo, New York (NL)
LHP Tim Hamulack, New York (NL)
Acquire:
RHP Duaner Sanchez, Los Angeles (NL)
RHP Steven Schmoll, Los Angeles (NL)

Jan. 4 • Padres, Rangers Complete Six-Player Swap
PadresRangers
Acquire:
RHP Chris Young, Texas
1B Adrian Gonzalez, Texas
OF Terrmel Sledge, Washington
Acquire:
RHP Adam Eaton, San Diego
RHP Akinori Otsuka, San Diego
C Billy Killian, Eugene (SS)

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