HOUSTON ASTROS - All-time trades


All-Time Trades and Transactions

Last Updated 1/8/2019

Only trades and signings involving players that actually played in the major leagues as Astros are included. For the Summer, Winter and Supplemental drafts, the same rule applies except that #1 picks in the Summer draft are always listed, even if the players never reached the majors. For the Expansion Drafts, all Astros drafted or lost are listed.

SOURCES:
The Baseball Encyclopedia, 10th edition
Retrosheet, Inc.
Astro media guides - 1963-present

THE GENERAL MANAGERS:
Gabe Paul - Oct. 25, 1960
Paul Richards - Sept. 1, 1961
Grady Hatton - Nov. 1, 1964
Spec Richardson - July 27, 1967
Tal Smith - Aug. 7, 1975
Al Rosen - Oct. 26, 1980
Dick Wagner - Sept. 13, 1985
Bill Wood - Dec. 7, 1987
Bob Watson - Oct. 5, 1993
Gerry Hunsicker - Nov. 10, 1995
Tim Purpura - Nov. 1, 2004
Ed Wade - Aug. 27, 2007
Jeff Luhnow - Dec. 8, 2011

Gabe Paul - Paul Richards - GM

1961

1961 - signed Ron Davis(OF) as free agent

1961 - signed Aaron Pointer(OF) as free agent

Jan 1961 - signed Carroll Sembera(P) as free agent

Jun 1961 - signed Don Arlich(P) as free agent

Jun 1961 - signed Dave Giusti(P) as free agent

Jun 9 1961 - traded Barney Schultz(P) to Chi-N for J.C. Hartman(IF) and Wayne Connally(IF)

Sep 10 1961 - signed Glenn Vaughan(IF) as free agent

Sep 11 1961 - signed Rusty Staub(OF) as free agent

Oct 1961 - paid cash to Det-A for Hal Woodeshick(P)

Oct 10 1961 - Expansion Draft
Regular phase: $75,000 per player
- drafted Eddie Bressoud(IF) from SF-N
- drafted Bob Aspromonte(IF) from LA-N
- drafted Bob Lillis(IF) from StL-N
- drafted Dick Drott(P) from Chi-N
- drafted Al Heist(OF) from Chi-N
- drafted Roman Mejias(OF) from Pit-N
- drafted George Williams(IF) from Phi-N
- drafted Jesse Hickman(P) from Phi-N
- drafted Merritt Ranew(C) from Mil-N
- drafted Don Taussig(OF) from StL-N
- drafted Bobby Shantz(P) from Pit-N
- drafted Norm Larker(IF) from LA-N
- drafted Sam Jones(P) from SF-N
- drafted Paul Roof(P) from Mil-N
- drafted Ken Johnson(P) from Cin-N
- drafted Dick Gernert(IF) from Cin-N
- drafted Ed Olivares(IF) from StL-N
- drafted Jim Umbricht(P) from Pit-N
- drafted Jim Golden(P) from LA-N
Premium phase: $125,000 per player
- drafted Joe Amalfitano(IF) from SF-N
- drafted Dick Farrell(P) from LA-N
- drafted Hal Smith(C) from Pit-N
- drafted Al Spangler(OF) from Mil-N

Oct 13 1961 - paid cash to StL-N for Al Cicotte(P)

Nov 26 1961 - traded Ed Bressoud to Bos-A for Don Buddin(IF)

Nov 27 1961 - Winter Major League Draft
- drafted Joe Hoerner(P) from Chi-A
- drafted Johnny Weekly(OF) from SF-N for $25,000
- drafted Dean Stone(P) from StL-N
- drafted Mike White(OF) from Cal-A for $2,000

Dec 1 1961 - traded Sam Jones(P) to Det-A for Bob Bruce(P) and Manny Montejo(P)

1962

Jan 1962 - paid cash to Pit-N for Jim Dickson(P)

Feb 27 1962 - signed John Bateman(C) as free agent

May 7 1962 - traded Bobby Shantz(P) to StL-N for John Anderson(P) and Carl Warwick(OF)

May 9 1962 - paid cash to Mil-N for Don McMahon(P)

May 12 1962 - activated Jim Busby(OF) from coaching position

May 15 1962 - signed Billy Goodman(IF) as free agent

May 16 1962 - traded Ben Johnson to Mil-N for George Brunet(P)

May 19 1962 - released Dick Gernert(IF)

Jun 1962 - signed Chris Zachary(P) as free agent

Jun 1962 - signed Brock Davis(OF) as free agent

Jun 1962 - signed Ernie Fazio(IF) as free agent

Jun 1962 - signed Larry Yellen(P) as free agent

Jun 10 1962 - signed John Hoffman(C) as free agent

Jun 13 1962 - signed Jerry Grote(C) as free agent

Jun 18 1962 - signed Sonny Jackson(IF) as free agent

Jun 22 1962 - traded Dean Stone(P) to Chi-A for Russ Kemmerer(P)

Jun 26 1962 - paid cash to NY-A for Bob Cerv(OF)

Jul 1962 - signed Danny Coombs(P) as free agent

Jul 2 1962 - signed Chuck Harrison(IF) as free agent

Jul 20 1962 - sent Don Buddin(IF) to Det-A for cash

Jul 30 1962 - released Bob Cerv(OF)

Aug 11 1962 - paid cash to Bal-A for Johnny Temple(IF)

Sep 1962 - signed Dave Adlesh(C) as free agent

Sep 10 1962 - signed John Paciorek(OF) as free agent

Oct 16 1962 - released Billy Goodman(IF)

Nov 1 1962 - signed Joe Morgan(IF) as free agent

Nov 26 1962 - traded Roman Mejias(OF) to Bos-A for Pete Runnels(P)

Nov 26 1962 - Winter Major League Draft
- drafted Jim Wynn(OF) from Cin-N
- drafted Conrad Cardinal(P) from Det-A

Nov 30 1962 - paid cash to Mil-N for Don Nottebart(P)

Nov 30 1962 - traded Joe Amalfitano(IF) to SF-N for Dick LeMay(P) and Manny Mota(OF)

Nov 30 1962 - traded Norm Larker(IF) to Mil-N for Jim Bolger(OF) and Connie Grob(P)

Dec 10 1962 - traded Dick Williams(OF) to Bos-A for Carroll Hardy(OF)

1963

1963 - signed Leon McFadden(IF) as free agent

Mar 28 1963 - traded Merritt Ranew(C), Hal Haydel, and Dick LeMay to Chi-N for Danny Murphy and Jug Gerard

Apr 4 1963 - traded Manny Mota to Pit-N for Howie Goss(OF) and cash

Apr 21 1963 - paid cash to NY-A for Hal Brown(P)

May 16 1963 - signed Ivan Murrell(OF) as free agent

May 19 1963 - signed Walt Williams(OF) as free agent

Jun 1963 - signed Larry Howard(C) as free agent

Jun 14 1963 - signed Jay Dahl(P) as free agent

Jul 14 1963 - sent George Brunet(P) to Bal-A for cash

Sep 1963 - signed Steve Hertz(IF) as free agent

Sep 30 1963 - sent Don McMahon(P) to Cle-A for cash

Oct 1 1963 - released Hal Smith(C)

Oct 1 1963 - released Johnny Temple(IF)

Oct 9 1963 - sent Jim Campbell(C) to Cin-N for cash

Oct 10 1963 - paid $30,000 to Mil-N for Clayde Raymond(P)

Dec 2 1963 - Winter Major League Draft
- drafted Jim Owens(P) from Cin-A for $25,000
- drafted Jim Ray(P) from Bal-A as first-year player for $8,000
- lost George Williams(IF) to KC-A

Dec 10 1963 - traded Jim Golden(P), Danny Murphy and cash to Chi-A for Nellie Fox(IF)

Dec 16 1963 - released Jim Umbricht(P)

Dec 19 1963 - paid cash to Cle-A for Walt Bond(IF)

1964

1964 - signed Don Wilson(P) as free agent

1964 - signed Jose Herrera(IF) as free agent

Jan 20 1964 - traded Jim Dickson(P), Wally Wolf(P) and cash to Cin-N for Eddie Kasko(IF)

Feb 17 1964 - traded Carl Warwick(OF) to StL-N for Jim Beauchamp(OF) and Chuck Taylor

May 12 1964 - paid cash to Bal-A for George Brunet(P)

May 19 1964 - released Pete Runnels(IF)

May 20 1964 - paid cash to SF-N for Don Larsen(P)

May 26 1964 - lost Walt Williams(OF) to StL-N on waiver claim

Jun 1964 - signed Gene Ratliff(OF) as free agent

Jun 15 1964 - traded Johnny Weekly(OF) and cash to Bal-A for Joe Gaines(OF)

Jun 21 1964 - signed Larry Dierker(P) as free agent

Aug 18 1964 - sent George Brunet(P) to LA-A for cash

Sep 13 1964 - signed Doug Rader(IF) as free agent

Sep 29 1964 - released Hal Brown(P)

Oct 1964 - conditionally paid cash to SF-N for Ken MacKenzie(P)

Dec 1 1964 - Winter Major League Draft
- drafted Ron Brand(C) from Pit-N for $25,000
- drafted Norm Miller(OF) from LA-A as first-year player for $8,000
- drafted Bruce Von Hoff(P) from SF-N as first-year player for $8,000

Grady Hatton- GM

1965

Apr 24 1965 - traded Don Larsen(P) to Bal-A for Bob Saverine and cash

May 23 1965 - traded Jim Beauchamp(OF) and Ken Johnson(P) to Mil-N for Lee Maye(OF)

Jan 31 1965 - signed Bob Watson(C) as free agent

Jun 1 1965 - traded Al Spangler(OF) to Cal-A for Don Lee(P)

Jun 4 1965 - traded Ernie Fazio(IF), Jess Hickman(P), and $100,000 to KC-A for Jim Gentile(IF). KC received Fazio on Oct 15

Jun 8 1965 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Alex Barrett(IF) (#4 pick overall)
- 2. drafted Keith Lampard(OF)
- 10. drafted Danny Walton(OF)
- 36. drafted Jerry DaVanon(OF)
- 65. drafted Otis Thornton(C-P)

Jun 14 1965 - paid cash to Phi-N for Gus Triandos(C)

Jun 15 1965 - traded Hal Woodeshick(P) and Chuck Taylor to StL-N for Mike Cuellar(P) and Ron Taylor(P)

Jul 10 1965 - paid cash to Phi-N for Frank Thomas(IF)

Aug 6 1965 - signed Robin Roberts(P) as free agent

Aug 20 1965 - released Gus Triandos(C)

Aug 30 1965 - signed Steve Shea(P) as free agent

Sep 1 1965 - traded Frank Thomas(IF) to Mil-N for Mickey Sinnerud. Hou received Sinnerud on Sep 11

Sep 14 1965 - traded Bucky Brandon to Bos-A for Jack Lamabe(P)

Oct 19 1965 - traded Jerry Grote(C) to NY-N for Tom Parsons(P) and cash. Hou received Parsons on Nov 24

Nov 29 1965 - Winter Major League Draft
- drafted Nate Colbert(IF) from StL-N for $25,000
- drafted Greg Sims(OF) from Pit-N for $8,000
- drafted Frank Carpin(P) from Pit-N
- lost Joe Hoerner(P) to StL-N
- lost Don Nottebart(P) to Cin-N
- lost Dave Roberts(OF) to Pit-N

Dec 1 1965 - traded Jack Lamabe(P), Ray Cordeiro(P) and cash to Chi-A for Bill Heath(C) and Dave Nicholson(OF)

Dec 15 1965 - traded Ed Pacheco(IF) and cash to Cal-A for Barry Latman(P)

1966

1966 - signed Scipio Spinks(P) as free agent

1966 - traded Tony Curry(IF) to Cal-A for Howie Reed(P)

1966 - traded Walt Bond(IF) to MIN-A.

Jan 6 1966 - traded Johnny Weekly(OF) and cash to NY-N for Gary Kroll(P)

Jan 29 1966 - Supplemental Free Agent Draft

- 1. drafted Tom Griffin(P) in secondary phase

Apr 3 1966 - traded Eddie Kasko(IF) to Bos-A for Felix Mantilla(IF)

May 17 1966 - paid cash to KC-A for Aurelio Monteagudo(P)

Jun 11 1966 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Wayne Twitchell(P) (#3 pick overall)
- 5. drafted Cliff Johnson(C)
- 22. drafted Bob Watkins(P)

Jun 27 1966 - traded Tom Arruda(P) and cash to Cal-A for Julio Gotay(IF)

Jul 13 1966 - released Robin Roberts(P)

Jul 19 1966 - traded Jim Gentile(IF) to Cle-A for Tony Curry(IF)

Jul 20 1966 - traded Jim Mahoney(IF) and cash to Chi-A for Gene Freese

Sep 27 1966 - sent Aurelio Monteagudo(P) to Cin-N for cash

Oct 13 1966 - traded Gene Ratliff(OF), John Hoffman(C) and Ed Pacheco(IF) to Atl-N for Tom Dukes(P), Dan Schneider(P) and Lee Bales(IF)

Nov 28 1966 - released Felix Mantilla(IF)

Nov 28 1966 - Winter Major League Draft
- drafted Bo Belinsky(P) from Phi-N for $25,000
- drafted Pat House(P) from Mil-N for $12,000
- drafted Hal King(C) for Cal-A

Nov 28 1966 - paid $12,000 to NY-N for Dave Eilers(P)

Dec 31 1966 - traded Dave Nicholson and Bob Bruce(P) to Atl-N for Sandy Alomar, Eddie Mathews(IF) and Arnie Umbach

1967

Jan 4 1967 - traded Lee Maye(OF) and Ken Retzer to Cle-A for Doc Edwards, Jim Landis(OF), and Jim Weaver(P)

Feb 10 1967 - sent Ron Taylor(P) to NY-N for cash

Feb 24 1967 - conditionally sent Jim Ray(P) to NY-N for cash. Ray was returned to Houston on Mar 24

Apr 1967 - signed Ray Busse(IF) as free agent

May 8 1967 - sent Dick Farrell(P) to Phi-N for cash

May 8 1967 - sent Bill Heath(C) to Det-A for cash

Jun 3 1967 - paid cash to Phi-N for Jackie Brandt(OF)

Jun 6 1967 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted John Mayberry(IF) (#6 pick overall)
- 2. drafted Jay Schlueter(OF)

Jun 15 1967 - traded Claude Raymond(P) and Darrell Griffith(OF) to Atl-N for Wade Blasingame(P) and Brian Murphy(P)

Jun 29 1967 - traded Jim Landis(OF) to Det-A for Larry Sherry(P)

Jul 14 1967 - released Jim OWens(P)

Jul 20 1967 - sent Gary Kroll(P) to Cle-A for cash

Spec Richardson - GM

Aug 7 1967 - traded Jim Weaver(P) to Cal-A for Hector Torres(IF)

Aug 17 1967 - traded Eddie Mathews(IF) to Det-A for Fred Gladding(P) and cash. Houston received Gladding on Nov 22

Sep 9 1967 - released Jackie Brandt(OF)

Sep 23 1967 - paid $20,000 to Bal-A for John Buzhardt(P)

Oct 25 1967 - signed Cesar Cedeno(OF) as free agent

Oct 8 1967 - traded Sonny Jackson(IF) and Chuck Harrison(IF) to Atl-N for Denis Menke(IF) and Denny Lemaster(P)

Nov 28 1967 - Winter Major League Draft
- drafted Ron Cook(P) from NY-A

1968

1968 - traded Paul Doyle to Atl-N for Sandy Valdespino(OF)

Feb 9 1968 - traded Tommy Murray(OF) and Levi Brown(OF) to Chi-N for Lee Thomas(OF)

Apr 2 1968 - released Larry Sherry(P)

May 4 1968 - traded Aaron Pointer(OF) to Chi-N for Byron Browne(OF)

Jun 1968 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Marty Cott(C) (#3 pick overall)
- 2. drafted Rich Chiles(OF)
- 3. drafted Bill Greif(P)
- 5. drafted Larry Yount(P)
- 18. drafted Ken Forsch(P)

- 1. drafted Buddy Harris(P) in secondary phase

Jun 15 1968 - traded Ron Davis(OF) to StL-N for Dick Simpson(OF) and Hal Gilson(P)

Oct 11 1968 - traded Dave Giusti(P) and Dave Adlesh(C) to StL-N for Johnny Edwards(C) and Tommy Smith

Oct 14 1968 - Expansion Draft
- lost John Bateman(C) to Mon-N (#3 selection)
- lost Nate Colbert(IF) to SD-N (8th selection)
- lost Jose Herrera(OF) to Mon-N (15th selection)
- lost Tom Dukes(P) to SD-N (17th selection)
- lost Ivan Murrell(OF) to SD-N (21st selection)
- lost Ron Brand(C) to Mon-N (29th selection)

Oct 17 1968 - sent Chris Zachary(P) to KC-A for cash

Dec 2 1968 - Winter Major League Draft
- 1. drafted Gary Geiger(OF) from Atl-N for $25,000
- drafted Don Bryant(C) from Chi-N for $25,000
- drafted Cesar Geronimo(OF) from NY-A for $8,000
- lost Bo Belinsky(P) to StL-N
- lost Carroll Sembera(P) to Mtl-N

Dec 4 1968 - traded Dick Simpson(OF) to NY-A for Dooley Womack(P)

Dec 4 1968 - traded Bob Aspromonte(IF) to Atl-N for Marty Martinez(IF)

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Dec 4 1968 - traded Mike Cuellar(P), Enzo Hernandez(IF) and Elijah Johnson to Bal-A for Curt Blefary(IF) and John Mason

1969

1969 - signed Jesus de la Rosa(IF) as free agent

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Jan 22 1969 - traded Rusty Staub(OF) to Mon-N for Jesus Alou(OF) and Donn Clendenon(IF). Clendenon refused to report, and Houston was sent Alou, Jack Billingham(P), Skip Guinn(P) and $100,000 on Apr 8 1969

Feb 1 1969 - Supplemental Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Derrel Thomas(IF)

Mar 11 1969 - traded Hal King(C) to Bos-A for Mark Schaeffer(P)

Apr 3 1969 - sent Leo Marentette(P) and Howie Reed(P) to Mon-N for cash

Apr 3 1969 - sent Steve Shea(P) to Mon-N for cash

May 29 1969 - signed Bill Henry(P) as free agent

Jun 5 1969 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted JR Richard(P) (#2 pick overall)
- 14. drafted Mike Easler(IF)

Jun 28 1969 - released Bill Henry(P)

Aug 8 1969 - paid cash to StL-N for Ron Willis(P). Willis was returned to StL on Oct 15

Aug 24 1969 - traded Dooley Womack(P) and Roric Harrison to Sea-A for Jim Bouton(P)

Aug 30 1969 - traded Danny Walton(IF) and Sandy Valdespino(OF) to Sea-A for Tommy Davis(OF)

Oct 22 1969 - sent Danny Coombs(P) to SD-N for cash

Nov 21 1969 - paid cash to Mil-A for Mike Marshall(P)

Dec 1 1969 - Winter Major League Draft
- drafted Jack DiLauro(P) from NY-N

Dec 2 1969 - paid cash to Chi-N for Dan Osinski(P)

Dec 4 1969 - traded Curt Blefary(IF) to NY-A for Joe Pepitone(IF)

Dec 16 1969 - traded Pat House(P) to Cin-N for Jim Beauchamp(OF)

1970

Jan 17 1970 - Supplemental Free Agent Draft
- 2. drafted Mike Cosgrove(P) in secondary phase

Feb 1970 - signed Jose Sosa(P) as free agent

Jun 4 1970 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Randy Scarbery(P) (#7 pick overall)
- 4. drafted Greg Gross(OF)

Jun 13 1970 - traded Jim Beauchamp(OF) and Leon McFadden(IF) to StL-N for George Culver(P)

Jun 22 1970 - sent Tommy Davis(OF) to Oak-A for cash

Jun 23 1970 - traded Mike Marshall(P) to Mtl-N for Don Bosch(OF)

Jul 29 1970 - sent Joe Pepitone(IF) to Chi-N for cash

Aug 12 1970 - released Jim Bouton(P)

Oct 12 1970 - traded Hector Torres(IF) to Chi-N for Roger Metzger(IF)

Dec 1 1970 - paid cash to Chi-N for Jack Hiatt(C)

Dec 3 1970 - sent Don Bryant(P) to Bos-A for cash

1971

Jan 13 1971 - Supplemental Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Doug Konieczny(P) in secondary phase

Jun 1971 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Neil Rasmussen(IF) (#12 pick overall)
- 2. drafted Art Gardner(OF)
- 3. drafted Paul Siebert(P)

Oct 14 1971 - sent Denny Lemaster(P) to Mtl-N for cash

Oct 27 1971 - signed Al Javier(OF) as free agent

Nov 3 1971 - traded Marty Martinez(IF) to StL-N for Bob Stinson(C)

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Nov 29 1971 - traded Jack Billingham(P), Denis Menke(IF), Joe Morgan(IF), Ed Armbrister(OF) and Cesar Geronimo(OF) to Cin-N for Lee May(IF), Tommy Helms(IF) and Jimmy Stewart(IF)

Nov 29 1971 - Winter Major League Draft
- 1. drafted Bob Fenwick(IF) from SF-N

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Dec 2 1971 - traded John Mayberry(IF) and Dave Grangaard to KC-A for Lance Clemons(P) and Jim York(P)

Dec 3 1971 - traded Bill Greif(P), Derrel Thomas(IF), and Mark Schaeffer(P) to SD-N for Dave A. Roberts(P)

1972

Apr 9 1972 - signed Ramon de los Santos(P) as free agent

Apr 15 1972 - traded Lance Clemons(P) and Scipio Spinks(P) to StL-N for Jerry Reuss(P)

May 2 1972 - signed Rick Williams(P) as non-drafted free agent

May 25 1972 - signed Joe Gibbon(P) as a free agent

Jun 6 1972 - sent Wade Blasingame(P) to NY-A for cash

Jun 6 1972 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Steve Englishby(OF) (#9 pick overall)
- 14. drafted Jim Crawford(P)

Jun 13 1972 - paid cash to Mon-N for Gary Sutherland(IF)

Jul 21 1972 - released Joe Gibbon(P)

Jul 29 1972 - sent Jack Hiatt(C) to Cal-A for cash

Nov 27 1972 - traded Rich Chiles(OF) and Buddy Harris(P) to NY-N for Tommie Agee(OF)

Nov 27 1972 - Winter Major League Draft
- drafted Bob Gallagher(OF) from Bos-A

Nov 28 1972 - traded Ray Busse(IF) and Bobby Fenwick(IF) to StL-N for Skip Jutze(C) and Milt Ramirez(IF)

1973

Jan 9 1973 - signed Luis Pujols(C) as non-drafted free agent

Jan 10 1973 - Supplemental Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Mike Stanton(P) in secondary phase

Mar 26 1973 - sent George Culver(P) to LA-N for cash

Mar 28 1973 - sent Bob Stinson(C) to Mon-N for cash

Apr 4 1973 - paid cash to Mon-N for Hector Torres(IF)

Apr 22 1973 - traded Norm Miller(OF) to Atl-N for Cecil Upshaw(P)

May 22 1973 - traded Larry Howard(C) to Atl-N for Tom Heierle

Jun 5 1973 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Calvin Portley(IF) (#20 pick overall)
- 5. drafted Mike Mendoza(P)
- 17. drafted Joe Sambito(P)

Jun 8 1973 - traded Stan Papi to StL-N for Ray Busse(IF)

Jun 30 1973 - signed Gordy Pladson(P) as a free agent

Jul 8 1973 - paid cash to Chi-N for Juan Pizarro(P)

Jul 31 1973 - sent Jesus Alou(OF) to Oak-A for cash

Aug 18 1973 - traded Tommie Agee(OF) to StL-N for Dave Campbell(IF) and cash

Sep 19 1973 - signed Terry Puhl(OF) as free agent

Oct 9 1973 - released Fred Gladding(P)

Oct 23 1973 - released Jimmy Stewart(IF)

Oct 23 1973 - paid cash to StL-N for Mick Kelleher(IF)

Oct 23 1973 - traded Hector Torres(IF) to Chi-A for Dan Neumeier. Hou received Neumeier on Dec 4.

Oct 31 1973 - traded Jerry Reuss(P) to Pit-N for Milt May(C)

Nov 3 1973 - traded Cecil Upshaw(P) to Cle-A for Jerry Johnson(P)

Dec 3 1973 - traded Jim Ray(P) and Gary Sutherland(IF) to Det-A for Fred Scherman(P) and cash

Dec 3 1973 - Winter Major League Draft
- drafted Larry Milbourne(IF) from StL-N

Dec 6 1973 - traded Jim Wynn(OF) to LA-N for Claude Osteen(P) and Dave Culpepper(P)

Dec 9 1973 - traded Jay Schlueter(OF) to StL-N for Mike Nagy(P)

1974

Jan 9 1974 - Supplemental Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Joe Cannon(OF)

Feb 18 1974 - traded Pat Darcy(P) and cash to Cin-N for Denis Menke(IF)

Mar 14 1974 - signed Alex Taveras(IF) as free agent

Mar 28 1974 - paid cash to Cal-A for Ollie Brown(OF)

Mar 30 1974 - traded Larry Yount(P) and Don Stratton to Mil-A for Wilbur Howard(OF)

Apr 9 1974 - released Juan Pizarro(P)

May 11 1974 - paid cash to StL-N for Jay Schlueter(OF)

Jun 1974 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Kevin Drake(OF) (#15 pick overall)
- 3. drafted Alan Knicely(C)

Jun 24 1974 - sent Ollie Brown(OF) to Phi-N for waivers

Aug 15 1974 - traded Claude Osteen(P) to StL-N for Dan Larson(P) and Ron Selak. Hou received Larson on Oct 14.

Oct 22 1974 - released Jerry Johnson(P)

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Oct 24 1974 - paid cash to StL-N for Jose Cruz(OF)

Oct 29 1974 - traded Bob Gallagher(OF) to NY-N for Ken Boswell(IF)

Dec 3 1974 - traded Lee May(IF) and Jay Schlueter(OF) to Bal-A for Enos Cabell(IF) and Rob Andrews(IF)

Dec 13 1974 - sent Mick Kelleher(IF) to StL-N for cash

1975

Feb 10 1975 - signed Wayne Granger(P) as free agent

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Apr 6 1975 - paid $35,000 to Atl-N for Joe Niekro(P)

Apr 8 1975 - paid cash to StL-N for Tom Dixon(P)

Apr 9 1975 - paid cash to Cle-A for Jerry DaVanon(IF)

Jun 1975 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Bo McLaughlin(P) (#14 pick overall)
- 5. drafted Joe Pittman(IF)
- 1. drafted Bruce Bochy(C), secondary phase

Jun 8 1975 - sent Fred Scherman(P) to Mon-N for cash

Jun 25 1975 - traded Mike Easler(OF) to StL-N for Mike Barlow(P). Hou received Barlow on Sep 30.

Tal Smith - GM

Oct 24 1975 - traded Luis Sanchez and Carlos Alfonso to Cin-N for Joaquin Andujar(P). Cin received Sanchez and Alfonso on Dec 12.

Dec 1975 - Winter Major League Draft
- drafted Gil Rondon(P) from Cal-A

Dec 6 1975 - traded Milt May(C), Jim Crawford(P) and Dave A. Roberts(P) to Det-A for Leon Roberts(OF), Terry Humphrey(C), Gene Pentz(P), and Mark Lemongello(P)

Dec 9 1975 - released Wayne Granger(P)

Dec 11 1975 - traded Doug Rader(IF) to SD-N for Joe McIntosh(P) and Larry Hardy(P)

Dec 12 1975 - traded Tommy Helms(IF) to Pit-N for Art Howe(IF). Hou received Howe on Jan 6.

Dec 23 1975 - traded Manuel Lantiqua to NY-N for Craig Cacek(IF)

1976

1976 - signed Rich Chiles(OF) as free agent

Jan 1976 - Supplemental Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Gary Wilson(P)

Jan 8 1976 - sent Jim York(P) to NY-A for cash

Jun 6 1976 - traded Mike Barlow(P) and Terry Humphrey to Cal-A for Ed Herrmann(C)

Jun 8 1976 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Floyd Bannister(P) (#1 pick overall)
- 3. drafted Reggie Baldwin(C)
- 4. drafted Jim Pankovits(IF)
- 7. drafted Tom Wiedenbauer(OF)
- 8. drafted Dave Smith(P)
- 17. drafted Bert Roberge(P)

Aug 3 1976 - sent Tom Griffin(P) to SD-N for waiver claim

Nov 23 1976 - traded Larry Dierker(P) and Jerry DaVanon(IF) to StL-N for Joe Ferguson(C) and Bob Detherage

Nov 29 1976 - signed Jim Fuller(OF) from Bal-A as free agent

Dec 8 1976 - traded Greg Gross(OF) to Chi-N for Julio Gonzalez(IF)

1977

Jan 12 1977 - traded Skip Jutze(C) to Sea-A for Alan Griffin and cash

Jan 25 1977 - traded Paul Siebert(P) to SD-N for Mike Allen (ml)

Mar 26 1977 - traded Rob Andrews(IF) and Art Gardner(OF) to SF-N for Willie Crawford(OF) and Rob Sperring(IF). SF received Gardner on Nov 28

Mar 30 1977 - traded Larry Milbourne(IF) to Sea-A for Roy Thomas(IF)

Apr 9 1977 - signed Jim O'Bradovich(IF) from Min-A as free agent

May 2 1977 - signed Bert Pena as free agent

Jun 7 1977 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Ricky Adams(IF) (#14 pick overall)
- 5. drafted Scott Loucks(OF)
- 14. drafted Billy Smith(P)

Jun 15 1977 - traded Willie Crawford(OF) to Oak-A for Denny Walling(IF) and cash

Jun 15 1977 - traded Cliff Johnson(C) for Dave Bergman(IF), Randy Niemann(P), and Mike Fischlin(IF). Houston received Bergman on Nov 23

Sep 5 1977 - traded Alex Taveras(IF) and Bob Detherage to LA-N for Danny Walton(OF). LA received Detherage on Sep 16.

Oct 13 1977 - traded Al Javier to Chi-N for Keith Drumright(IF)

Oct 27 1977 - granted free agency to Ken Boswell(IF).

Nov 18 1977 - Winter Major League Draft
- 3. drafted Oscar Zamora(P) from Chi-N

Nov 25 1977 - signed Jesus Alou(OF) as free agent

Nov 28 1977 - sent Art Gardner(OF) to SF-N for cash

Dec 5 1977 - traded Leon Roberts(OF) to Sea-A for Jimmy Sexton(IF)

1978

Mar 27 1978 - released Danny Walton(OF)

Mar 28 1978 - signed Vern Ruhle(P) as free agent

Mar 29 1978 - sent Mike Stanton(P) to Tor-A for cash

Mar 30 1978 - traded Jim Fuller(OF) to Pit-N for Dave Augustine(OF)

Jun 6 1978 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Rod Boxberger(P) (#11 pick overall)
- 2. drafted Danny Heep(IF)
- 12. drafted Tim Tolman(IF)

Jun 8 1978 - traded Bob Coluccio to StL-N for Frank Riccelli(P)

Jun 9 1978 - sent Ed Herrmann(C) to Mon-N for cash

Jun 15 1978 - sent Roger Metzger(IF) to SF-N for cash

Jun 23 1978 - sent Roy Thomas(IF) to StL-N for waiver claim

Jul 1 1978 - traded Joe Ferguson(C) and cash to LA-N for Rafael Landestoy(IF) and Jeff Leonard(OF). Hou received Landestoy on Jul 7 and Leonard on Sep 11

Sep 2 1978 - traded Dan Larson(P) to Phi-N for Dan Warthen(P)

Sep 5 1978 - released Gene Pentz(P)

Nov 23 1978 - signed Manny Hernandez(P) as non-drafted free agent

Nov 27 1978 - traded Joe Cannon(OF), Pedro Hernandez and Mark Lemongello(P) to Tor-A for Alan Ashby(C)

Dec 4 1978 - traded Don Pisker(P) to Tor-A for Gary Woods(OF)

Dec 8 1978 - traded Floyd Bannister(P) to Sea-A for Craig Reynolds(IF)

1979

Mar 27 1977 - released Dan Warthen(P)

Apr 27 1979 - traded Keith Drumright(IF) to KC-A for George Throop(P). KC received Drumright on Oct 26.

May 25 1979 - traded Bo McLaughlin(P) to Atl-N for Frank LaCorte(P)

Jun 5 1979 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted John Mizerock(C) (#8 pick overall)
- 2. drafted Ty Gainey(OF)
- 4. drafted Larry Ray(OF)
- 6. drafted Bill Doran(IF)
- 7. drafted Mark Ross(P)
- 25. drafted Chris Jones(OF)

Jun 13 1979 - traded Bob Watson(IF) to Bos-A for Bobby Sprowl(P), Pete Ladd(P) and cash. Hou received Sprowl on Jun 19.

Nov 1 1979 - granted free agency to Jesus Alou(OF).

Nov 19 1979 - signed Nolan Ryan(P) from Cal-A as free agent

Nov 21 1979 - signed Julio Solano(P) as a non-drafted free agent

1980

Jan 31 1980 - signed Joe Morgan(IF) from Cin-N as free agent

Feb 8 1980 - released Tom Dixon(P)

Feb 20 1980 - traded Reggie Baldwin(C) to NY-N for Keith Bodie

Feb 21 1980 - released Frank Riccelli(P)

Jun 3 1980 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Jeff Calhoun(P)
- 1. drafted Jeff Heathcock(P) in secondary phase

Al Rosen - GM

Dec 4 1980 - signed Don Sutton(P) from LA-N as free agent

Dec 8 1980 - traded Enos Cabell(IF) to SF-N for Bob Knepper(P) and Chris Bourjos

Dec 8 1980 - released Joe Morgan(IF)

Dec 10 1980 - signed Dave W. Roberts(IF) from Tex-A as free agent

1981

Jan 1981 - Supplemental Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Glenn Davis(IF) in secondary phase

Feb 10 1981 - traded Jimmy Sexton(IF) to Oak-A for Rick Lysander(P). Hou received Lysander on Oct 20

Feb 11 1981 - traded Bruce Bochy(C) to NY-N for Stan Hough and Randy Rogers. Hou received Hough and Rogers on Apr 3

Mar 27 1981 - released Julio Gonzalez(IF)

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Apr 1 1981 - traded Ken Forsch(P) to Cal-A for Dickie Thon(IF)

Apr 1 1981 - traded Chris Bourjos and cash to Bal-A for Kiko Garcia(IF)

Apr 3 1981 - traded Mike Fischlin(IF) to Cle-A for Jim Lentine(OF) and cash. Hou received Lentine on Sep 28

Apr 20 1981 - traded Dave Bergman(IF) and Jeff Leonard(OF) to SF-N for Mike Ivie(IF)

Jun 7 1981 - traded Joaquin Andujar(P) to StL-N for Tony Scott(OF)

Jun 8 1981 - traded Rafael Landestoy(IF) to Cin-N for Harry Spilman(IF)

Jun 8 1981 - Summer Free Agent Draft
Note: no 1st or 2nd round picks due to compensation for signing free agents
- 3. drafted Curtis Burke(OF)
- 1. drafted Eric Bullock(OF) in secondary phase

Aug 31 1981 - traded Johnny Ray(IF), Randy Niemann and Kevin Houston(P) to Pit-N for Phil Garner(IF)

Oct 23 1981 - traded Pete Ladd(P) to Mil-A for Rickey Keeton

Dec 9 1981 - traded Gary Woods(OF) to Chi-N for Jim Tracy

Dec 18 1981 - traded Cesar Cedeno(OF) to Cin-N for Ray Knight(IF)

1982

Feb 5 1982 - signed Randy Moffitt(P) from SF-N as free agent

Mar 28 1982 - traded Dave W. Roberts(IF) to Phi-N for Steve Dunnegan

Mar 28 1982 - traded Jim Pankovits(IF) to SD-N for Doug Lulay

Apr 4 1982 - signed George Cappuzello(P) from Det-A as free agent

Apr 6 1982 - paid waiver price to Cin-N for Mike LaCoss(P)

Apr 30 1982 - released Mike Ivie(IF)

May 5 1982 - signed Ron Mathis(P) as free agent

Jun 7 1982 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Steven Swain(OF) (#15 pick overall)
- 2. drafted Louie Meadows(OF)
- 3. drafted Mark Knudson(P)
- 6. drafted Mark Bailey(C)
- 1. drafted Charley Kerfeld (P) in secondary phase

Jun 8 1982 - traded Joe Pittman(IF) to SD-N for Dan Boone(C)

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Aug 30 1982 - traded Don Sutton(P) to Mil-A for Kevin Bass(OF), Frank DiPino(P), Mike Madden(P), and cash. Hou received Bass, DiPino and Madden on Sep 3

Nov 10 1982 - granted free agency to Randy Moffitt(P).

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Dec 10 1982 - traded Danny Heep(IF) to NY-N for Mike Scott(P)

Dec 10 1982 - signed Omar Moreno(OF) from Pit-N as free agent

1983

Jan 1983 - Supplemental Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Troy Afenir(C) in secondary phase

Jan 23 1983 - signed Jim Pankovits(IF) from SD-N as free agent

Feb 15 1983 - lost Randy Moffitt(P) to Tor-A as free agent

Mar 16 1983 - traded Jeff Meadows(P) to StL-N for George Bjorkman(C)

Mar 31 1983 - traded Alan Knicely(C) to Cin-N for Bill Dawley(P) and Tony Walker(OF)

Jun 6 1983 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Robbie Wine(C) (#8 pick overall)
- 28. drafted Tom Funk(P)

Jun 17 1983 - released Dan Boone(P)

Aug 10 1983 - traded Omar Moreno(OF) to NY-A for Jerry Mumphrey(OF)

Oct 20 1983 - granted free agency to Bert Roberge(P).

Nov 7 1983 - granted free agency to Art Howe(IF) . Howe signed with StL-N on Mar 21.

Nov 7 1983 - granted free agency to Frank LaCorte(P). LaCorte signed with Cal-A on Dec 8

Dec 4 1983 - signed Ty Waller(IF) from Chi-N as free agent

Dec 21 1983 - traded Bobby Sprowl(P) to Bal-A for Craig Minetto(P)

1984

Jan 17 1984 - Supplemental Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Rob Mallicoat(P) in secondary phase
- 6. drafted Dave Meads(P)

Feb 20 1984 - signed Enos Cabell(IF) from Det-A as free agent

Feb 24 1984 - traded George Bjorkman(C) to Mon-N for Tom Wieghaus. Mtl received Bjorkman on Mar 26.

Mar 25 1984 - paid cash to Cle-A for Alan Bannister(P)

Apr 27 1984 - released J.R. Richard(P)

May 25 1984 - traded Alan Bannister(P) to Tex-A for Mike Richardt(IF)

Jun 4 1984 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Don August(P) (#17 pick overall)
- 3. drafted Ken Caminiti(IF)
- 3. drafted Ron Mathis(P)
- 7. drafted Chuck Jackson(IF)

Jun 22 1984 - released Tony Scott(OF)

Jul 6 1984 - traded Scott Loucks(OF) to Mtl-N for Brad Mills(IF)

Aug 28 1984 - traded Ray Knight(IF) to NY-N for Gerald Young(OF), Manny Lee(IF), and Mitch Cook(P)

Sep 1 1984 - traded Luis Pujols(C) to KC-A for James Miner(ml)

Oct 15 1984 - granted free agency to Tom Wieghaus(C)

Nov 8 1984 - granted free agency to Mike LaCoss(P). LaCoss signed with KC-A as free agent on Feb 19

Nov 8 1984 - granted free agency to Vern Ruhle(P). Ruhle signed with Cle-A on Dec 22

1985

Jan 3 1985 - Supplemental Free Agent Draft
- 14. drafted Jeff Baldwin(P)

Apr 8 1985 - released Joe Sambito(P)

May 30 1985 - signed Tony Eusebio(C) as non-drafted free agent

Jun 3 1985 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Cameron Drew(OF) (#12 pick overall)
- 6. drafted Mike Simms(OF)
- 9. drafted John Fishel(OF)

Jul 10 1985 - traded Enos Cabell(IF) to LA-N for Rafael Montalvo(P) and German Rivera(IF)

Dick Wagner - GM

Sep 15 1985 - traded Joe Niekro(P) to NY-A for Jim Deshaies(P), Dody Rather(P) and Neder Horta(IF). Hou received Horton on Sep 24 and Rather on Jan 11.

Nov 12 1985 - granted free agency to Harry Spilman(IF). Spilman signed with Det-A on Feb 18

Nov 13 1985 - released Chris Jones(OF)

Nov 13 1985 - released Mike Richardt(IF)

Nov 13 1985 - released Tim Tolman(OF)

Dec 9 1985 - traded Mark Ross to StL-N for PTBNL. Ross returned to Hou on Mar 31 1986

Dec 16 1985 - traded Jerry Mumphrey(OF) to Chi-N for Billy Hatcher(OF) and Steve Engel. Hou received Engel on Jul 24.

1986

Apr 1 1986 - released Bill Dawley(P)

May 16 1986 - signed Larry Andersen(P) as free agent

Jun 2 1986 - signed Dan Driessen(IF) as free agent

Jun 2 1986 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Ryan Bowen(P) (#13 pick overall)
- 3. drafted Karl Rhodes(OF)
- 5. drafted Dave Rohde(IF)
- 7. drafted Gary Cooper(OF)
- 16. drafted Brian Meyer(P)
- 34. drafted Eric Anthony(OF)

Jun 3 1986 - signed Aurelio Lopez(P) from Det-A as free agent

Jun 30 1986 - signed Matt Keough(P) from Chi-N as free agent

Jul 21 1986 - traded Frank DiPino(P) to Chi-N for Davey Lopes(IF)

Aug 4 1986 - signed Dale Berra(IF) as free agent

Aug 15 1986 - traded Mark Knudson(P) and Don August(P) to Mil-A for Danny Darwin(P). Mil-A received Knudson on Aug 21.

Oct 1 1986 - signed Andujar Cedeno(IF) as a non-drafted free agent

Oct 15 1986 - granted free agency to Mike Madden(P)

Oct 15 1986 - granted free agency to Mark Ross(P). Ross signed with Pit-N on Dec 4

Oct 24 1986 - released Dan Driessen(IF)

Oct 24 1986 - released Matt Keough(P)

Oct 24 1986 - released John Mizerock(C)

Nov 16 1986 - paid cash to Phi-N for Rocky Childress(P)

1987

Feb 13 1987 - signed Juan Agosto(P) as free agent

Apr 2 1987 - traded Jeff Calhoun(P) to Phi-N for Ronn Reynolds(C)

Apr 15 1987 - signed Jose Cano(P) as free agent

May 16 1987 - signed Paul Householder from Mil-A as free agent

Jun 2 1987 - traded Eric Bullock to Min-A for Clay Christiansen

Jun 2 1987 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Craig Biggio(C) (#22 pick overall)
- 2. drafted Randy Hennis(P)
- 12. drafted Andy Mota(OF)
- 16. drafted Al Osuna(P)
- 20. drafted Dean Hartgraves(P)
- 30. drafted Darryl Kile(P)

Jun 19 1987 - traded Phil Garner(IF) to LA-N for Jeff Edwards(P)

Jun 22 1987 - released Aurelio Lopez(P)

Jul 29 1987 - traded Mel Stottlemyre Jr.(P) to KC-A for Buddy Biancalana(IF)

Sep 30 1987 - traded Julio Solano(P) to Sea-A for Doug Givler(P)

Oct 13 1987 - released Dale Berra(IF)

Oct 13 1987 - released Ronn Reynolds(C).

Oct 15 1987 - granted free agency to Paul Householder(OF)

Oct 15 1987 - granted free agency to Ron Mathis(P).

Nov 9 1987 - granted free agency to Jose Cruz(OF). Cruz signed with NY-A on Feb 25

Nov 9 1987 - granted free agency to Dickie Thon(IF). Thon signed with SD-N on Feb 18

Nov 12 1987 - released Davey Lopes(IF)

Nov 27 1987 - signed Craig Smajstrla(IF) from Cle-A as free agent

Bill Wood - GM

Dec 8 1987 - traded Ed Whited(IF) and Mike Stoker(P) to Atl-N for Rafael Ramirez(IF)

Dec 21 1987 - released Buddy Biancalana(IF)

1988

Jan 8 1988 - signed Joaquin Andujar(P) from Oak-A as free agent

Mar 10 1988 - signed Ernie Camacho(OF) from Cle-A as free agent

Mar 10 1988 - signed Steve Henderson(OF) from Oak-A as free agent

Mar 25 1988 - traded Robbie Wine(C) to Tex-A for Mike Loynd(P)

Apr 12 1988 - signed Alex Trevino(C) from LA-N as free agent

Jun 1 1988 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Willie Ansley(OF) (#7 pick overall)
- 3. drafted Scott Servais(C)
- 4. drafted Luis Gonzalez(OF)
- 6. drafted Chris Gardner(P)
- 17. drafted Kenny Lofton(OF)

Jun 17 1988 - signed Jose Tolentino(IF) from Tex-A as free agent

Jun 19 1988 - traded Carl Grovam(P) to Cin-N for Buddy Bell(IF). Cin received Grovam on Oct 20 1988

Jul 23 1988 - traded Mark Bailey(C) to Mtl-N for Casey Candaele(IF)

Aug 17 1988 - signed Harry Spilman(IF) as free agent

Aug 31 1988 - traded Denny Walling(IF) to StL-N for Bob Forsch(P)

Oct 3 1988 - released Steve Henderson(OF)

Oct 15 1988 - granted free agency to Ernie Camacho(P). Camacho signed with SF-N on Feb 27

Oct 15 1988 - granted free agency to Manny Hernandez(P).

Nov 4 1988 - granted free agency to Joaquin Andujar(P).

Nov 4 1988 - granted free agency to Nolan Ryan(P). Ryan signed with Tex-A on Dec 7

Nov 17 1988 - released Jim Pankovits(IF)

Nov 17 1988 - released Craig Smajstrla(IF)

Dec 4 1988 - traded Todd McClure(P) to Min-A for Mark Portugal(P). Min received McClure on Dec 7

Dec 16 1988 - signed Jim Clancy(P) from Tor-A as free agent

Dec 21 1988 - released Buddy Bell(IF)

1989

Jan 10 1989 - traded John Fishel, Mike Hook(P), and Pedro DeLeon(P) to NY-A for Rick Rhoden(P)

Jan 30 1989 - signed Greg Gross(OF) as free agent

Jan 30 1989 - signed Dan Schatzeder(P) from Min-A as free agent

Feb 7 1989 - signed Ron Washington(IF) from Cle-A as free agent

Feb 16 1989 - signed Roger Mason(P) from SF-N as free agent

Mar 21 1989 - traded Ramon Cedeno(ml) and GordonFarmer(ml) to Min-A for Steve Lombardozzi(IF). Min received Cedeno and Farmer on Sep 16

Mar 31 1989 - traded Dave Johnson(P) and Victor Hithe(IF) to Bal-A for Carl Nichols(C)

Apr 3 1989 - paid waiver price to Chi-N for Eric Yelding(IF)

Apr 6 1989 - traded Troy Afenir(C) to Oak-A for Matt Sinatro

May 11 1989 - released Alan Ashby(C)

May 16 1989 - traded Greg Johnson(P) to Min-A for Mark Davidson(OF). Min received Johnson on Sep 6 1989

Jun 5 1989 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Jeff Juden(P) (#12 pick overall)
- 1. drafted Todd Jones(P) (#27 pick overall) as compensation for Nolan Ryan in compensation round
- 2. drafted Brian Hunter(OF) as compensation for Nolan Ryan
- 3. drafted Shane Reynolds(P)
- 18. drafted Donne Wall(P)
- 18. drafted Mark Small(P)

Jul 22 1989 - traded Ed Vosberg(P) to LA-N for Javier Ortiz(OF). LA received Vosberg on Aug 1

Jul 28 1989 - released Bob Knepper(P)

Aug 9 1989 - signed Dave Hajek(IF) as a non-drafted free agent

Aug 18 1989 - traded Billy Hatcher(OF) to Pit-N for Glenn Wilson(OF)

Oct 15 1989 - granted free agency to Ron Washington(IF)

Nov 13 1989 - granted free agency to Kevin Bass(OF). Bass signed with SF-N on Nov 16

Nov 13 1989 - granted free agency to Bob Forsch(P)

Nov 13 1989 - granted free agency to Greg Gross(OF)

Nov 13 1989 - granted free agency to Rick Rhoden(P)

Nov 13 1989 - granted free agency to Harry Spilman(IF)

Dec 4 1989 - Winter Major League Draft
- 1. drafted Xavier Hernandez(P) from Tor-A
- lost Chuck Jackson(IF) to SF-N

Dec 6 1989 - signed Ken Oberkfell(IF) from SF-N as free agent

Dec 6 1989 - signed Bill Gullickson(P) as free agent

1990

Jan 10 1990 - signed Raul Chavez(C) as a non-drafted free agent

Jan 26 1990 - signed Terry Clark(P) from Cal-A as free agent

Feb 1 1990 - signed Brian Fisher(P) from Pit-N as free agent

Feb 13 1990 - signed Roberto Petagine(IF) as a non-drafted free agent

Mar 13 1990 traded Dave Silvestri(IF) and Daven Bond(P) to NY-A for Orlando Miller(IF). NY-A received Bond on Jun 11.

Apr 1 1990 - traded Terry Wells(P) to LA-N for Franklin Stubbs(OF)

Apr 3 1990 - released Roger Mason(P)

Apr 29 1990 - traded Charley Kerfeld(P) to Atl-N for Kevin Dean(OF) and Lee Johnson(P)

May 28 1990 - released Steve Lombardozzi(IF)

Jun 1990 - traded minor leaguer to Bos-A for Rich Gedman(C).

Jun 4 1990 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Tom Nevers(IF) (#21 pick overall) (compensation for Kevin Bass)
- 1. drafted Brian Williams(P) (#31 pick overall) (compensation for Kevin Bass)
- 13. drafted Ray Montgomery(OF)
- 26. drafted Jim Dougherty(P)

Jun 8 1990 - received Rich Gedman(C) from Bos-A as part of a conditional deal

Jun 13 1990 - granted free agency to Louie Meadows(OF)

Jul 27 1990 - released Alex Trevino(C)

Aug 21 1990 - signed Bob Abreu(OF) as a free agent

Aug 28 1990 - released Brian Fisher(P)

Aug 30 1990 - traded Bill Doran(IF) to Cin-N for Terry McGriff(C), Butch Henry(P) and Keith Kaiser(P)

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Aug 30 1990 - traded Larry Andersen(P) to Bos-A for Jeff Bagwell(IF)

Sep 10 1990 - traded Dan Schatzeder(P) to NY-N for Steve LaRose(P) and Nicky Davis(IF)

Oct 4 1990 - released Bill Gullickson(P)

Nov 5 1990 - granted free agency to Rich Gedman(C). Gedman signed with StL-N on Feb 15

Nov 5 1990 - granted free agency to Juan Agosto(P). Agosto signed with StL-N on Dec 14

Nov 5 1990 - granted free agency to Terry Puhl(OF). Puhl signed with NY-N on Dec 13

Nov 5 1990 - granted free agency to Franklin Stubbs(IF). Stubbs signed with Mil-A on Dec 5

Nov 5 1990 - granted free agency to Glenn Wilson(OF). Wilson signed with Atl-N on Feb 13

Nov 7 1990 - granted free agency to Danny Darwin(P). Darwin signed with Bos-A on Dec 19

Dec 3 1990 - Winter Major League Draft
- 1. drafted Dean Wilkins(P) from Chi-N

Dec 7 1990 - granted free agency to Dave Smith(P). Smith signed with Chi-N on Dec 17

1991

Jan 3 1991 - signed Jimmy Jones(P) from NY-A as free agent

Jan 3 1991 - signed Dwayne Henry(P) from Atl-N as free agent

Jan 5 1991 - signed Mike Capel(P) from Mil-A as free agent

Jan 10 1991 - traded Glenn Davis(IF) to Bal-A for Steve Finley(OF), Pete Harnisch(P), and Curt Schilling(P)

Jan 31 1991 - signed Jim Corsi(P) from Oak-A as free agent

Jan 31 1991 - signed Mark McLemore(IF) as free agent

Apr 24 1991 - returned Dean Wilkins(P) to Chi-N

Apr 24 1991 - returned Jeff Baldwin(OF) to Chi-N for Dean Wilkins(P)

May 20 1991 - signed Oscar Henriquez(P) as a non-drafted free agent

Jun 3 1991 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted John Burke(P) (#6 pick overall)
- 7. drafted James Mouton(IF)
- 39. drafted Al Morman(P)

Jun 25 1991 - released Mark McLemore(IF)

Jul 2 1991 - signed Richard Hidalgo(OF) as a free agent

Jul 27 1991 - released Ken Oberkfell(IF)

Jul 31 1991 - traded Jim Clancy(P) to AtL-N for Matt Turner(P) and Earl Sanders(P). Hou received Sanders on Nov 15 1991

Sep 25 1991 - paid waiver price to SF-N for Eddie Tucker(C)

Oct 15 1991 - granted free agency to Terry Clark(P)

Oct 16 1991 - granted free agency to Mark Davidson(P)

Oct 16 1991 - granted free agency to Terry McGriff(C), who signed with Cal-A on Jan 27

Oct 16 1991 - granted free agency to Carl Nichols(C)

Oct 16 1991 - granted free agency to Dean Wilkins(P)

Oct 28 1991 - granted free agency to Jim Deshaies(P), who signed with SD-N on Jan 27

Nov 18 1991 - released Jim Corsi(P)

Nov 18 1991 - released Javier Ortiz(OF)

Nov 18 1991 - released Jose Tolentino(IF)

Nov 26 1991 - sent Dwayne Henry to Cin-N for waiver price

Dec 1991 - Winter Major League Draft
- 1. drafted Juan Guerrero(IF) from SF-N

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Dec 10 1991 - traded Kenny Lofton(OF) and Dave Rohde(IF) to Cle-A for Eddie Taubensee(C) and Willie Blair(P)

Dec 19 1991 - signed Chris C. Jones(OF) from Cin-N as free agent

1992

Jan 3 1992 - signed Rick Parker(OF) from SF-N as free agent

Jan 3 1992 - signed Benny Distefano(IF) from Bal-A as free agent

Jan 23 1992 - signed Doug Jones(P) from Cle-A as free agent

Jan 27 1992 - signed Joe Boever(P) from Phi-N as free agent

Jan 27 1992 - signed Rob Murphy(P) from Sea-A as free agent

Jan 27 1992 - signed Ernest Riles(IF) from Oak-A as free agent

Jan 27 1992 - signed Denny Walling(IF) from Tex-A as free agent

Jan 27 1992 - signed Pete Incaviglia(OF) from Det-A to a minor-league contract

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Apr 2 1992 - traded Curt Schilling(P) to Phi-N for Jason Grimsley(P)

May 28 1992 - signed Dave Veres(P) as a free agent

Jun 1 1992 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Phil Nevin(IF) (#1 pick overall)
- 3. drafted Chris Holt(P)
- 19. drafted Mike Grzanich(P)

Jul 2 1992 - signed Carlos Hernandez(IF) as a free agent

Jul 4 1992 - traded Eric Yelding(IF) to Chi-A for Rich Scheid(P). Chi received Yelding on Jul 10.

Aug 9 1992 - released Benny Distefano(C)

Aug 25 1992 - signed Chris Truby(IF) as a free agent

Oct 5 1992 - granted free agency to Rafael Ramirez(IF)

Oct 5 1992 - granted free agency to Ernest Riles(IF), who signed with Bos-A on Apr 3

Oct 5 1992 - granted free agency to Gerald Young(OF), who signed with Col-N on Oct 29

Oct 5 1992 - released Denny Walling(OF)

Oct 16 1992 - granted free agency to Chris Jones(OF), who signed with Col-N on Oct 26

Oct 29 1992 - granted free agency to Rob Murphy(P), who signed with StL-N on Jan 7

Nov 3 1992 - granted free agency to Pete Incaviglia(OF), who signed with Phi-N on Dec 8.

Nov 17 1992 - traded Hector Carrasco(P) and Brian Griffiths(P) to Fla-N for Tom Edens(P)

Nov 17 1992 - Expansion Draft
- 1. lost Willie Blair(P) (#21 overall) to Col-N
- 2. lost Butch Henry(P) to Col-N
- 3. lost Ryan Bowen(P) to Fla-N

Dec 1 1992 - signed Doug Drabek(P) from Pit-N as free agent

Dec 4 1992 - signed Greg Swindell(P) from Cin-N as free agent

Dec 8 1992 - paid waiver price to Fla-N for Chris Donnels(IF)

Dec 18 1992 - signed Jim Lindeman(OF) from Phi-N as free agent

Dec 18 1992 - selected Chris Donnels(IF) off waivers from Fla-N

Dec 19 1992 - granted free agency to Joe Boever(P), who signed with Oak-A on Jan 21

Dec 19 1992 - granted free agency to Jimmy Jones(P), who signed with Mtl-N on Jan 25

1993

Jan 5 1993 - signed Jose Uribe(P) from SF-N as free agent

Jan 5 1993 - signed Jack Daugherty(IF) from Tex-A as free agent

Jan 5 1993 - signed Kevin Bass(OF) from NY-N as free agent

Jan 8 1993 - signed Chris James(OF) from SF-N as free agent

Jan 19 1993 - signed Mark Grant(P) from Sea-A as free agent

Jan 19 1993 - signed Eric Bell(P) from Cle-A as free agent

Jan 21 1993 - released Rich Scheid(P)

Feb 15 1993 - signed Mike Brumley(OF) from Bos-A as free agent

Mar 2 1993 - signed Manuel Barrios(P) as non-drafted free agent

Apr 23 1993 - granted free agency to Karl Rhodes(OF), who signed with KC-A on Apr 27

May 20 1993 - traded Mark Grant(P) to Col-N for Braulio Castillo(OF)

May 24 1993- signed Juan Agosto(P) as free agent

Jun 3 1993 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Billy Wagner(P) (#12 pick overall)
- 30. drafted Jason Green(P)

Jul 12 1993 - traded Jack Daugherty(IF) to Cin-N for Steve Carter(OF)

Jul 29 1993 - claimed John Hudek(P) from Det-A on waivers

Sep 17 1993 - traded Chris James(OF) to Tex-A for Dave Gandolph(P)

Oct 4 1993 - sent Mike Brumley to Cal-A for waiver price

Oct 4 1993 - granted free agency to Casey Candaele(IF), who signed with Cin-N on Nov 24

Oct 4 1993 - granted free agency to Jim Lindeman(OF), who signed with NY-N on Dec 16

Oct 4 1993 - granted free agency to Rick Parker(OF), who signed with NY-N on Dec 16

Bob Watson - GM

Oct 15 1993 - granted free agency to Juan Agosto(P)

Oct 15 1993 - granted free agency to Eric Bell(P)

Oct 25 1993 - granted free agency to Mark Portugal(P), who signed with SF-N on Nov 21

Oct 29 1993 - granted free agency to Jose Uribe(IF)

Nov 27 1993 - traded Xavier Hernandez(P) to NY-A for Andy Stankiewicz(IF) and Domingo Jean(P)

Dec 2 1993 - traded Doug Jones(P) and Jeff Juden(P) to Phi-N for Mitch Williams(P)

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Dec 10 1993 - traded Eric Anthony(OF) to Sea-A for Mike Felder(OF) and Mike Hampton(P)

1994

Jan 26 1994 - signed Sid Bream(IF) from Atl-N as free agent

Mar 2 1994 - signed Craig McMurtry(P) as a free agent

Mar 28 1994 - traded Al Osuna(P) to LA-N for James Daspit(P)

Apr 6 1994 - selected Ken Ramos(OF) off waivers from Chi-A

Apr 19 1994 - traded Eddie Taubensee(C) to Cin-N for Ross Powell(P) and Marty Lister(P)

May 31 1994 - released Mitch Williams(P)

Jun 2 1994 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Ramon Castro(C) (#17 pick overall)
- 1. drafted Scott Elarton(P) (#25 pick overall) (compensation for Mark Portugal)
- 1. drafted Russ Johnson(IF) (#30 pick overall) (compensation for Mark Portugal)
- 23. drafted John Halama(P)
- 28. drafted Julio Lugo(IF)

Jul 31 1994 - traded Tom Edens(P) to Phi-N for Milt Thompson(OF)

Oct 18 1994 - granted free agency to Sid Bream(IF)

Oct 19 1994 - granted free agency to Mike Felder(OF)

Oct 26 1994 - granted free agency to Kevin Bass(OF), who signed with Bal-A on Apr 18

Nov 28 1994 - traded Pete Harnisch(P) to NY-N for Andy Beckerman(P) and Juan Castillo(P)

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Dec 28 1994 - traded Ken Caminiti(IF), Andujar Cedeno(IF), Steve Finley(OF), Roberto Petagine(IF), Brian Williams(P) and Sean Fesh(P) to SD-N for Derek Bell(OF), Doug Brocail(P), Ricky Gutierrez(IF), Pedro Martinez(P), Phil Plantier(OF), and Craig Shipley(IF). SD received Fesh on May 1 1995

1995

Jan 25 1995 - signed Mike Brumley(OF) to a minor-league contract

Jan 27 1995 - signed Jerry Goff(C) from Pit-N as free agent

Feb 1 1995 - signed John Cangelosi(OF) from NY-N to a minor-league contract

Apr 13 1995 - signed Dave Magadan(IF) from Fla-N as free agent

Apr 26 1995 - traded Buck McNabb(OF) to Cle-A for Mitch Meluskey(C)

May 15 1995 - traded Eddie Tucker(C) to Cle-A for Matt Williams(P)

Jun 1 1995 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Tony McKnight(P) (#22 pick overall)
- 14. drafted Barry Wesson(P)
- 24. drafted Jeriome Robertson(P)

Jun 10 1995 - traded Chris Donnels(IF) to Bos-A for PTBNL

Jun 21 1995 - traded Tom Nevers(IF) to Mil-A for Derrick May(OF). Mil received Nevers on Jul 21.

Jun 28 1995 - traded Luis Gonzalez(OF) and Scott Servais(C) to Chi-N for Rick Wilkins(C)

Jul 19 1995 - traded Phil Plantier(OF) to SD-N for Jeff Tabaka(P) and Rich Loiselle(P)

Jul 20 1995 - signed Wilfredo Rodriguez(P) as a free agent

Jul 28 1995 - traded Ross Powell(P) to Pit-N for a PTBNL

Aug 10 1995 - traded Phil Nevin(IF) to Det-A for Mike Henneman(P). Det-A received Nevin on Aug 15.

Aug 11 1995 - traded Rick Huisman(P) to KC-A for Pat Borders(C). KC received Huisman on Aug 17.

Oct 10 1995 - traded Pedro Martinez(P) to SD-N for Ray Holbert(IF)

Oct 16 1995 - granted free agency to Craig McMurtry(P)

Oct 16 1995 - granted free agency to Andy Stankiewicz(IF), who signed with Mon-N on Dec 20.

Oct 17 1995 - granted free agency to Mike Brumley(IF)

Oct 30 1995 - granted free agency to Dave Magadan(IF), who signed with Chi-N on Jan 5

Nov 1 1995 - granted free agency to Mike Henneman(P), who signed with Tex-A on Dec 22

Nov 1 1995 - granted free agency to Milt Thompson(OF), who signed with LA-N on Jan 12

Nov 6 1995 - granted free agency to Pat Borders(C), who signed with StL-N on Jan 10

Gerry Hunsicker - GM

Dec 20 1995 - traded Dave Veres(P) and Raul Chavez(C) to Mtl-N for Sean Berry(IF)

Dec 21 1995 - granted free agency to Craig Shipley(IF), who signed with SD-N on Jan 5

Dec 28 1995 - signed John Johnstone(P) as a free agent

1996

Jan 5 1996 - signed Anthony Young(P) from Chi-N as free agent

Jan 10 1996 - signed Bill Spiers(IF) from NY-N as free agent

Feb 21 1996 - signed Tom Martin(P) from Atl-N as free agent

Apr 24 1996 - signed Xavier Hernandez(P) as a free agent

May 17 1996 - paid cash to Tor-A from Randy Knorr(C)

Jun 3 1996 - released Greg Swindell(P)

Jun 4 1996 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Mark Johnson(P) (#19 pick overall)
- 20. drafted Wade Miller(P)
- 23. drafted Roy Oswalt(P)

Jul 6 1996 - signed Rodrigo Rosario(P) as non-drafted free agent

Jul 23 1996 - traded Rich Loiselle(P) to Pit-N for Danny Darwin(P)

Jul 23 1996 - signed Terry Clark(P) as a free agent

Jul 25 1996 - lost Dean Hartgraves(P) to Atl-N off waivers

Jul 27 1996 - traded Rick Wilkins(C) and cash to SF-N for Kirt Manwaring(C)

Aug 26 1996 - traded Kevin Gallaher(P) and Pedro Santana(IF) to Det-A for Gregg Olson(P). Det received Gallaher and Santana on Aug 27

Sep 11 1996 - traded PTBNL to Det-A for Andujar Cedeno(IF)

Sep 30 1996 - granted free agency to John Johnstone(P), who signed with SF-N on Dec 17

Oct 4 1996 - granted free agency to Anthony Young(P)

Oct 8 1996 - granted free agency to Terry Clark(P), who signed with Cle-A on Dec 19

Oct 14 1996 - lost Dave Hajek(IF) to Det-A off waivers

Oct 15 1996 - granted free agency to Jerry Goff(C)

Oct 15 1996 - granted free agency to Mike Simms(IF), who signed with Tex-A on Dec 19

Oct 28 1996 - granted free agency to Gregg Olson(P), who signed with Min-A on Dec 20

Oct 28 1996 - granted free agency to Kirt Manwaring(C), who signed with Col-N on Dec 9

Oct 31 1996 - granted free agency to Xavier Hernandez(P), who signed with Tex-A on Dec 17

Nov 6 1996 - granted free agency to Danny Darwin(P), who signed with Chi-A on Feb 7

Nov 18 1996 - granted free agency to John Cangelosi(OF), who signed with Fla-N on Nov 26

Nov 18 1996 - granted free agency to Doug Drabek(P), who signed with Chi-A on Jan 14

Nov 22 1996 - signed Blas Minor(P) as a free agent

Dec 2 1996 - signed Sid Fernandez(P) from Phi-N as free agent

Dec 2 1996 - signed Pat Listach(IF) from Mil-A as free agent

Dec 4 1996 - signed Thomas Howard(OF) from Cin-N as free agent

Dec 9 1996 - Winter Major League Draft
- 1. drafted Ramon Garcia(P) from Mil-A

Dec 10 1996 - traded Doug Brocail(P), Brian Hunter(OF), Todd Jones(P), Orlando Miller(IF) and cash to Det-A for Brad Ausmus(C), Jose Lima(P), Trever Miller(P), CJ Nitkowski(P), and Daryle Ward(IF)

Dec 19 1996 - signed Mike Magnante(P) from KC-A as free agent

Dec 19 1996 - signed Luis Gonzalez(OF) from Chi-N as free agent

Dec 20 1996 - granted free agency to Derrick May(OF), who signed with Phi-N on Jan 29

Dec 20 1996 - granted free agency to Jeff Tabaka(P), who signed with Cin-N on Jan 10

Dec 30 1996 - signed Russ Springer(P) from Phi-N as free agent

1997

Jan 9 1997 - released Jim Dougherty(P)

Jan 25 1997 - signed Luis Rivera(IF) as a free agent

Feb 4 1997 - signed Tommy Greene(P) from Phi-N to a minor-league contract

Mar 14 1997 - signed J.R. Phillips(IF) as a free agent

Mar 31 1997 - traded Luis Lopez(IF) to NY-N for Tim Bogar(IF)

Apr 23 1997 - signed Carlos Hernandez(P) as non-drafted free agent

May 10 1997 - traded Al Morman(P) to Cle-A for Jose Cabrera(P)

Jun 1 1997 - signed Chuck Carr(OF) as a free agent

Jun 3 1997 - Summer Free Agent Draft
- 1. drafted Lance Berkman(IF) (#16 pick overall)
-20. drafted Tim Redding(P)
-22. drafted Jason Alfaro(P)

Jul 1 1997 - released Pat Listach(IF)

Jul 17 1997 - granted free agency to Blas Minor(P)

Aug 15 1997 - traded Julien Tucker(P) to Chi-A for Tony Pena(C)

Oct 7 1997 - lost Donne Wall(P) to Cin-N off waivers

Oct 8 1997 - released Tommy Greene(P)

Oct 14 1997 - granted free agency to Randy Knorr(OF), who signed with Fla-N on Dec 22

Oct 28 1997 - granted free agency to Luis Gonzalez(OF), who signed with Det-A on Dec 9

Oct 28 1997 - granted free agency to Darryl Kile(P), who signed with Col-N on Dec 4.

Oct 28 1997 - granted free agency to Thomas Howard(OF), who signed with LA-N on Jan 7 1998.

Oct 30 1997 - granted free agency to Tony Pena(C)

AN ALL-TIME BEST TRADE: (read more)
Nov 11 1997 - traded Oscar Henriquez(P), Manuel Barrios(P), and Mark Johnson(P) to Fla-N for Moises Alou(OF). Fla-N received Johnson on Dec 16.

Nov 18 1997 - Expansion Draft
- 1. lost Bob Abreu(OF) (#6 overall) to TB-A
- 2. lost Tom Martin(P)(#29 overall) to Ari-A
- 3. lost Russ Springer(P) (#61 overall) to Ari-A

Nov 24 1997 - signed Dave Clark(OF) from Chi-N as free agent

Nov 26 1997 - signed Doug Henry(P) from SF-N as free agent

Dec 9 1997 - signed Jack Howell(IF) from Cal-A as free agent

Dec 15 1997 - signed Bob Scanlan(P) to a minor-league contract

Dec 21 1997 - granted free agency to Chuck Carr(OF)

Dec 22 1997 - traded John Hudek(P) to NY-N for Carl Everett(OF)

1998

Jan 9 1998 - signed Pete Schourek(P) from Cin-N as free agent

Jan 9 1998 - signed Reggie Harris(P) from Phi-N as free agent

Jan 14 1998 - traded James Mouton(OF) to SD-N for Sean Bergman(P)

May 4 1998 - signed Joe Slusarski(P) as a free agent

May 12 1998 - signed Pete Incaviglia(OF) as a free agent

Jun 2 1998 - Summer Free Agent Draft (full listing)
- 1. drafted Brad Lidge(P) (#17 pick overall) (compensation for Darryl Kile)
- 6. drafted Dave Martrana(IF)
- 9. drafted Morgan Ensberg(IF)
- 10. drafted Keith Ginter(IF)
- 17. drafted Colin Porter(OF)

Jun 3 1998 - sent Luis Rivera(IF) to KC-A for cash

Jul 4 1998 - traded Ramon Castro(C) to Fla-N for Jay Powell(P) and Scott Makarewicz(C)

Jul 31 1998 - traded John Halama(P), Freddy Garcia(P), and Carlos Guillen(IF) to Sea-A for Randy Johnson(P). Sea-A received Halama on Oct 1.

Aug 6 1998 - sent Pete Schourek(P) to Bos-A for cash

Oct 15 1998 - granted free agency to Ray Montgomery(OF)

Oct 15 1998 - granted free agency to J.R. Phillips(IF), who signed with Col-N on Dec 18

Oct 16 1998 - granted free agency to Reggie Harris(P), who signed with Mil-N on Dec 4

Oct 16 1998 - released Pete Incaviglia(OF)

Oct 23 1998 - granted free agency to Mike Magnante(P), who signed with Ana-A on Jan 27

Oct 26 1998 - granted free agency to Sean Berry(IF), who signed with Mil-N on Dec 10

Oct 28 1998 - granted free agency to Randy Johnson(P), who signed with Ari-N on Dec 10

Nov 16 1998 - signed Ken Caminiti(IF) from SD-N as free agent

Dec 14 1998 - Winter Major League Draft
- 1. drafted Glen Barker(OF) from Det-A
Winter AAA Draft
- 21. drafted Wayne Franklin(P) from LA-N

1999

Jan 14 1999 - traded Brad Ausmus(C) and CJ Nitkowski(P) to Det-A for Paul Bako(C), Dean Crow(P), Mark Persails(P), Brian Powell(P), and Carlos Villalobos(IF)

Jan 21 1999 - signed Brian Williams(P) to a minor-league contract

Jan 21 1999 - signed Jeff McCurry(P) to a minor-league contract

Jan 21 1999 - signed Alex Diaz(OF) to a minor-league contract

Jan 21 1999 - signed Ryan Thompson(OF) to a minor-league contract

Jan 21 1999 - signed Randy Knorr(C) to a minor-league contract

Jun 2 1999 - Summer Free Agent Draft (full listing)
- 1. drafted Michael Rosamond(OF)
- 5. drafted Mike Gallo(P)
- 6. drafted Jason Lane(OF)

Jun 20 1999 - traded Kevin Hodges(P) to Sea-A for Matt Mieske(OF)

Jun 26 1999 - signed Rusty Meacham(P) as a free agent

Aug 31 1999 - traded Joe Messman(P) to SF-N for Stan Javier(OF)

Aug 31 1999 - released Sean Bergman(P)

Aug 31 1999 - released Alex Diaz(OF)

Oct 4 1999 - granted free agency to Jeff McCurry(P)

Oct 15 1999 - granted free agency to Bob Scanlan(P), who signed with Mil-A on Jan 14

Oct 15 1999 - granted free agency to Randy Knorr(C), who signed with Fla-N on Dec 22

Oct 20 1999 - granted free agency to Ryan Thompson(OF), who signed with NY-A on Dec 15

Oct 28 1999 - granted free agency to Stan Javier(OF), who signed with Sea-A on Dec 20

Oct 28 1999 - granted free agency to Ricky Gutierrez(SS), who signed with Chi-N on Dec 20

Oct 29 1999 - granted free agency to Brian Williams(P), who signed with Chi-N on Jan 7

Nov 10 1999 - granted free agency to Jack Howell(IF)

Dec 14 1999 - traded Carl Everett(OF) to Bos-A for Adam Everett(SS) and Greg Miller(P)

Dec 16 1999 - signed Tripp Cromer(IF) to a minor-league contract

Dec 23 1999 - traded Mike Hampton(P) and Derek Bell(OF) to NY-N for Octavio Dotel(P), Roger Cedeno(OF), and Kyle Kessel(P)

2000

Jan 5 2000 - signed Raul Chavez(C) to a minor-league contract

Jan 6 2000 - signed Dwight Gooden(P) from Cle-A to a minor-league contract

Jan 21 2000 - signed Frank Charles(C) to a minor-league contract

Jan 31 2000 - signed Kip Gross(P) from Bos-A to a minor-league contract

Jan 31 2000 - signed Mike Maddux(P) to a minor-league contract

Mar 21 2000 - traded Carlos Hernandez(IF) to Sea-A for Carlos Maldonado(C)

Mar 29 2000 - traded Trever Miller(P) to Phi-N for Yorkis Perez(P)

Apr 11 2000 - sent Paul Bako(C) to Fla-N for cash

Apr 13 2000 - sent Dwight Gooden(P) to TB-A for cash

May 20 2000 - signed Mendy Lopez(IF) to a minor-league contract

May 27 2000 - traded Russ Johnson(IF) to TB-A for Marc Valdes(P)

Jun 2000 - Summer Free Agent Draft (full listing)
- 1. drafted Robert Stiehl(P) (#27 pick overall)
- 1. drafted Chad Qualls(P)
- 9. drafted Eric Bruntlett(IF)

Jul 5 2000 - released Mike Maddux(P)

Jul 17 2000 - signed Brandon Puffer(P) to a minor-league contract

Jul 22 2000 - released Yorkis Perez(P)

Jul 31 2000 - traded Doug Henry(P) to SF-N for Scott Linebrink(P)

Aug 16 2000 - signed Orlando Merced(OF) to a minor-league contract

Aug 17 2000 - released Matt Mieske(OF)

Aug 23 2000 - traded PTBNL to Pit-N for Eddie Zosky(IF)

Oct 5 2000 - granted free agency to Kip Gross(P)

Oct 11 2000 - granted free agency to Eddie Zosky(IF)

Oct 11 2000 - granted free agency to Tripp Cromer(IF)

Oct 13 2000 - lost Jason Green(P) to Col-N on waivers

Oct 14 2000 - granted free agency to Rusty Meacham(P), who signed with TB-A on Jan 31

Oct 30 2000 - granted free agency to Tim Bogar(IF), who signed with LA-N on Jan 17

Oct 30 2000 - granted free agency to Ken Caminiti(IF), who signed with Tex-A on Dec 10

Nov 1 2000 - signed Alan Zinter(C) to a minor-league contract

Nov 6 2000 - signed Jim Mann(P) to a minor-league contract

Nov 7 2000 - signed Ricky Stone(P) to a minor-league contract

Nov 22 2000 - signed Jose Vizcaino(IF) as free agent

Dec 11 2000 - traded Mitch Meluskey(C), Roger Cedeno(OF) and Chris Holt(P) to Det-A for Brad Ausmus(C), Doug Brocail(P), and Nelson Cruz(P)

Dec 18 2000 - signed Mike Jackson(P) as a free agent

Dec 18 2000 - signed Chris Tremie(C) to a minor-league contract

Dec 21 2000 - granted free agency to Joe Slusarski(P), who signed with Atl-N on Apr 1

Dec 21 2000 - granted free agency to Marc Valdes(P), who signed with Atl-N on Jan 12

2001

Jan 2 2001 - signed Charlie Hayes(IF) to a minor-league contract

Jan 3 2001 - signed Kent Bottenfield(P) as a free agent

Mar 28 2001 - signed Scott Servais(C) to a minor-league contract

Apr 12 2001 - lost Jose Cabrera(P) to Atl-N on waivers

May 11 2001 - signed Joe Slusarski(P) to a minor-league contract

May 15 2001 - signed Vinny Castilla(IF) as a free agent

Jun 2001 - Summer Free Agent Draft (full listing)
- 1. drafted Chris Burke(SS) (#10 pick overall)
- 3. drafted Kirk Saarloos(P)

Jun 23 2001 - traded Jose Lima(P) and cash to Det-A for Dave Mlicki(P)

Jun 27 2001 - traded Jay Powell(P) to Col-N for Ron Villone(P)

Jul 9 2001 - released Charlie Hayes(IF)

Jul 31 2001 - traded Scott Elarton(P) and Garrett Gentry(C) to Col-N for Pedro Astacio(P). Col received Gentry on Sep 27.

Jul 31 2001 - traded Tony McKnight(P) to Pit-N for Mike Williams(P).

Aug 13 2001 - lost Mendy Lopez(IF) to Pit-N on waivers

Oct 8 2001 - granted free agency to Brian Powell(P), who signed with Det-A on Dec 19

Oct 10 2001 - granted free agency to Joe Slusarski(P)

Nov 5 2001 - granted free agency to Moises Alou(OF), who signed with Chi-N on Dec 19

Nov 5 2001 - granted free agency to Tony Eusebio(C), who signed with Col-N on Jan 4

Nov 5 2001 - granted free agency to Mike Jackson(P), who signed with Min-A on Jan 23

Nov 5 2001 - granted free agency to Scott Servais(C)

Nov 5 2001 - granted free agency to Ron Villone(P), who signed with Pit-N on Feb 12

Nov 5 2001 - granted free agency to Mike Williams(P), who signed with Pit-N on Jan 2

Nov 6 2001 - granted free agency to Vinny Castilla(IF) who signed with Atl-N on Dec 11

Nov 7 2001 - granted free agency to Kent Bottenfield(P)

Nov 7 2001 - Bill Spiers(IF) retired

Nov 8 2001 - granted free agency to Pedro Astacio(P) who signed with NY-N on Jan 16

Dec 3 2001 - signed Brian Hunter(OF) as a free agent

Dec 11 2001 - signed Gregg Zaun(C) as a free agent

Dec 17 2001 - signed Kirk Bullinger(P) to a minor-league contract

Dec 21 2000 - granted free agency to Glen Barker(OF)

Dec 21 2001 - signed C.J. Nitkowski(P) as a free agent

Dec 21 2001 - signed T.J. Mathews(P) as a free agent

2002

Jan 17 2002 - signed Peter Munro(P) to a minor-league contract

Feb 11 2002 - signed Hipolito Pichardo(P) as a free agent

Mar 12 2002 - traded Chris Truby(IF) to Mon-N for Geoff Blum(IF)

May 9 2002 - Hipolito Pichardo(P) retired.

May 15 2002 - traded PTBNL to Tor-A for Pedro Borbon(P)

Jun 6 2002 - released C.J. Nitkowski(P)

Jul 14 2002 - lost Wilfredo Rodriguez to Chi-N on waivers

Jul 28 2002 - released T.J. Mathews(P)

Aug 22 2002 - traded Russ Rohlicek(P), Mike Nannini and Trevor Anderson to Chi-N for Tom Gordon(P). Chi received Nannini and Anderson on Sep 11

Aug 31 2002 - acquired Mark Loretta(IF) from Mil-N for cash, Wayne Franklin(P) and Keith Ginter(IF). Mil received Franklin on Sep 3 and Ginter on Sep 5

Sep 3 2002 - lost Barry Wesson(OF) to Ana-A for waiver price

Oct 10 2002 - lost Jim Mann(P) to Pit-N on waivers

Nov 1 2002 - signed Jonathan Johnson(P) to a minor-league contract

Dec 16 2002 - Winter Major League Draft
Winter AAA Draft
- 2. drafted Nate Bland(P) from NY-N

Dec 16 2002 - traded Nelson Cruz(P) to Col-N for ml Victor Hall.

Dec 17 2002 - signed Tripp Cromer(IF) to a minor-league contract

Dec 18 2002 - signed Jeff Kent(IF) as a free agent

Dec 20 2002 - signed Jared Fernandez(P) to a minor-league contract

2003

Jan 17 2003 - signed Brian Moehler(P) as a free agent

Jan 25 2003 - traded Daryle Ward(OF) to LA-N for Ruddy Lugo (P)

Mar 14 2003 - signed Bruce Chen(P) as a free agent

Mar 27 2003 - released Shane Reynolds(P)

May 1 2003 - designated Julio Lugo(IF) for assignment; released May 9th

May 3 2003 - released Bruce Chen(P)

May 18 2003 - signed Ron Villone(P) to a minor-league contract

May 24 2003 - designated Scott Linebrink(P) for assignment; claimed by SD-N on May 29th.

May 28 2003 - released Tripp Cromer(IF)

Jun 15 2003 - released Jonathan Johnson(P)

Jul 28 2003 - released Brian Hunter(OF)

Jul 29 2003 - traded PTBNL or cash considerations to NY-A for Dan Miceli(P).

Aug 1 2003 - released Pete Munro(P)

Aug 11 2003 - signed Mitch Meluskey(C) to a minor-league contract

Aug 14 2003 - signed Rick White(P) as a free agent

Aug 20 2003 - designated Gregg Zaun(C) for assignment; released Aug 25

Nov 2 2003 - lost Ron Villone(IF), declared as free agent. Signed by Sea-A Feb 10
Winter AAA Draft
- 2. drafted Willy Taveras(OF) from Clv-A

Dec 14 2003 - traded Billy Wagner(P) to Phi-N for Brandon Duckworth(P), Taylor Buchholz(P) and Ezequiel Astacio(P)

Dec 11 2003 - signed Andy Pettitte(P) as a free agent

Dec 14 2003 - traded Geoff Blum(IF) to TB-A for Brandon Backe(P)

2004

Jan 12 2004 - signed Roger Clemens(P) as a free agent

Jan 16 2004 - signed Orlando Palmeiro(P) as a free agent

Jan 19 2004 - designated Colin Porter(OF) for assignment; claimed by StL-N on Jan 22.

Mar 25 2004 - traded Juan DeLeon(P) to NY-A for Mike Lamb(IF)

Mar 31 2004 - traded Jeriome Robertson(P) to Clv-A for Luke Scott(OF) and rights to Willy Taveras(OF)

Apr 16 2004 - traded Kirk Saarloos(P) to Oak-A for Chad Harville(P)

Jun 16 2004 - designated Ricky Stone(P) for assignment; claimed by SD-N on Jun 17th.

Jun 17 2004 - traded Richard Hidalgo(OF) and cash to NY-N for David Weathers(P) and Jeremy Griffiths(P)

Jun 21 2004 - signed Russ Springer(P) to a minor-league contract

Jun 24 2004 - traded Octavio Dotel(P) to Oak-A and John Buck(C) to KC-A for Carlos Beltran(OF) from KC-A

Jul 22 2004 - traded a PTBNL or cash considerations to Fla-N for Darren Oliver(P)

Aug 27 2004 - traded Adam Seuss(ml) to NY-N for Dan Wheeler(P)

Sep 7, 2004 - Released Dave Weathers (P)

Tim Purpura - GM

Nov 11, 2004 - Signed Travis Driskill (P) as a free agent

2005

Jan 5, 2005 - Signed Charles Gipson (OF) as a free agent

Jan 23, 2005 - Signed John Franco (P) as a free agent

Mar 16, 2005 - Released Peter Munro (P)

Mar 28, 2005 - Traded Tim Redding (P) and cash to SD-N for Humberto Quintero (C).

May 26, 2005 - Signed Scott Strickland (P) as a free agent

July 2, 2005 - Released John Franco (P)

Aug 29, 2005 - Waived Chad Harville (P)

Sep 9, 2005 - Waived Todd Self (OF)

Nov 10, 2005 - Released Charles Gipson (OF)

Dec 22, 2005 - Signed Dave Borkowski (P) as a free agent

Dec 22, 2005 - Signed Eric Munson (C) as a free agent

2006

Jan 6, 2006 - Signed Preston Wilson (OF) as a free agent

Jan 10, 2006 - Signed Trever Miller (P) as a free agent

Jan 26, 2006 - Signed J.R. House (C) as a free agent

Mar 30, 2006 - Purchased Joe McEwing (IF) from KC-A

Mar 30, 2006 - Purchased Cody Ransom (IF) from Sea-A

Mar 31, 2006 - Waived Raul Chavez (C)

May 31, 2006 - Re-signed Roger Clemens (P) as a free agent

Jul 12, 2006 - Traded Ben Zobrist (SS) and Mitch Talbot (P) to TB-A for Aubrey Huff (IF) and cash

Aug 12, 2006 - Released Preston Wilson (OF)

Nov 24, 2006 - Signed Carlos Lee (OF) as a free agent

Nov 24, 2006 - Signed Woody Williams (P) as a free agent

Dec 12, 2006 - Traded Taylor Buchholz (P), Jason Hirsh (P) and Willy Taveras (OF) to Col-N for Jason Jennings (P) and Miguel Asencio (P)

2007

Jan 4, 2007 - Signed Mark Loretta (IF) as a free agent

Jan 4, 2007 - Signed Stephen Randolph (P) as a free agent

Jan 19, 2007 - Signed Brian Moehler (P) as a free agent

Feb 2, 2007 - Signed Rick White (P) as a free agent

Mar 26, 2007 - Waived Ezequiel Astacio (P)

Jun 28, 2007 - Released Rick White (P)

Jul 28, 2007 - Traded Dan Wheeler (P) to TB-A for Ty Wigginton (IF) and cash

Jul 31, 2007 - Traded Morgan Ensberg (IF) and cash to SD-N for PTBNL

Ed Wade - GM

Sep 11, 2007 - Purchased Dennis Sarfate (P) from Mil-N

Sep 24, 2007 - Traded Jason Lane (OF) to SD-N for PTBNL

Oct 11, 2007 - Claimed Reggie Abercrombie (OF) from FLA-N on waivers

Nov 7, 2007 - Traded Brad Lidge (P) and Eric Bruntlett (IF) to Phi-N for Geoff Geary (P), Michael Bourn (OF) and Mike Constanzo (IF)

Nov 16, 2007 - Traded Josh Anderson (OF) to Atl-N for Oscar Villarreal (P)

Nov 20, 2007 - Signed Geoff Blum (IF) as a free agent

Nov 27, 2007 - Signed Doug Brocail (P) as a free agent

Nov 28, 2007 - Signed Jose L. Cruz (OF) and Tomas Perez (IF) as free agents

Nov 30, 2007 - Signed Kazuo Matsui (IF) as a free agent

Dec 6, 2007 - Drafted Wesley Wright (P) from LA-N in Rule V draft.

Dec 12, 2007 - Traded Matt Albers (P), Troy Patton (P), Dennis Sarfate (P), Luke Scott (OF) and Mike Constanzo (IF) to Bal-A for Miguel Tejada (IF)

Dec 12, 2007 - Released Adam Everett (IF)

Dec 14, 2007 - Traded Chad Qualls (P), Juan Gutierrez (P) and Chris Burke (IF) to ARI-N for Jose Valverde (P)

Dec 17, 2007 - Signed Jack Cassel (P) as a free agent

Dec 18, 2007 - Signed Chad Paronto (P) as a free agent

Dec 27, 2007 - Signed Darin Erstad (OF) as a free agent

2008

Jan 17, 2008 - Signed Runelvys Hernandez (P) as a free agent

Jan 29, 2008 - Signed David Newhan (IF) as a free agent

Feb 20, 2008 - Signed Shawn Chacon (P) as a free agent

Mar 28, 2008 - Waived Woody Williams (P)

Apr 3, 2008 - Signed Tim Byrdak (P) as a free agent

Jun 7, 2008 - Released Jose L. Cruz (OF)

Jun 26, 2008 - Released Shawn Chacon (P)

Jul 2, 2008 - Released Oscar Villarreal (P)

Jul 22, 2008 - Traded Chad Reineke (P) to SD-N for Randy Wolf (P)

Jul 30, 2008 - Traded minor leaguer Mike Cusick (IF) to NY-A for LaTroy Hawkins (P)

Jul 31, 2008 - Claimed Alberto Arias (P) from COL-N on waivers

Aug 20, 2008 - Claimed Jose Castillo (IF) from SF-N on waivers

Nov 19, 2008 - Signed Brian Esposito (C) as a free agent

Dec 3, 2008 - Signed Mike Hampton (P) as a free agent

Dec 5, 2008 - Signed Matt Kata (IF) as a free agent

Dec 8, 2008 - Claimed Jeff Fulchino (P) from KC-A on waivers

Dec 12, 2008 - Released Ty Wigginton (IF)

Dec 15, 2008 - Signed Jason Michaels (OF) as a free agent

Dec 18, 2008 - Signed Aaron Boone (IF) as a free agent

2009

Jan 5, 2009 - Signed Jason Smith (IF) as a free agent

Jan 13, 2009 - Signed Russ Ortiz (P) as a free agent

Mar 20, 2009 - Signed Ivan Rodriguez (C) as a free agent

Mar 31. 2009 - Traded Drew Sutton (IF) to CIN-N for Jeff Keppinger (IF)

Apr 10, 2009 - Claimed Wilton Lopez (P) from SD-N on waivers

Apr 14, 2009 - Signed Casey Daigle (P) as a free agent.

Jun 29, 2009 - Released Brandon Backe (P)

Jul 10, 2009 - Claimed Chris Coste (C) from PHI-N on waivers

Jul 30, 2009 - Released Russ Ortiz (P)

Aug 10, 2009 - Signed Billy Sadler (P) as a free agent

Aug 18, 2009 - Traded Ivan Rodriguez (C) to TEX-A for two minor leaguers

Oct 26, 2009 - Claimed Jason Bourgeois (OF) from MIL-N on waivers

Oct 28, 2009 - Released Chris Coste (C)

Nov 20, 2009 - Signed Jose Valdez (P) as a free agent

Dec 7, 2009 - Signed Gustavo Chacin (P) as a free agent

Dec 7, 2009 - Signed Gary Majewski (P) as a free agent

Dec 8, 2009 - Signed Oswaldo Navarro (IF) as a free agent

Dec 9, 2009 - Traded three minor leaguers to FLA-N for Matt Lindstrom (P)

Dec 10, 2009 - Signed Brandon Lyon (P) as a free agent

Dec 10, 2009 - Signed Pedro Feliz (IF) as a free agent

2010

Jan 8, 2010 - Signed Josh Banks (P) as a free agent

Jan 9, 2010 - Signed Brett Myers (P) as a free agent

Jan 20, 2010 - Signed Cory Sullivan (OF) as a free agent

Jan 25, 2010 - Signed Kevin Cash (C) as a free agent

May 19, 2010 - Waived Kazuo Matsui (IF)

Jun 20, 2010 - Waived Cory Sullivan (OF)

Jul 1, 2010 - Traded Kevin Cash (C) to BOS-A for Angel Sanchez (IF)

Jul 21, 2010 - Claimed Nelson Figueroa (P) from PHI-N on waivers

Jul 21, 2010 - Claimed Anderson Hernandez (IF) from CLE-A on waivers

Jul 29, 2010 - Traded Roy Oswalt (P) and cash to PHI-N for J.A. Happ (P), Anthony Gose (OF) and Jonathan Villar (IF)

Jul 29, 2010 - Traded Anthony Gose (OF) to TOR-A for Brett Wallace (IF)

Jul 31, 2010 - Traded Lance Berkman (IF) and cash to NY-A for Mark Melancon (P) and Jimmy Paredes (IF)

Aug 19, 2010 - Traded Pedro Feliz (IF) and cash to STL-N for David Carpenter (P)

Aug 22, 2010 - Claimed Matt Downs (IF) from SF-N on waivers

Sep 16, 2010 - Purchased Enerio Del Rosario (P) from CIN-N

Nov 10, 2010 - Signed Fernando Rodriguez (P) as a free agent

Nov 11, 2010 - Signed Carlos Corporan (C) as a free agent

Nov 18, 2010 - Traded Felipe Paulino (P) to COL-N for Clint Barmes (IF)

Dec 9, 2010 - Claimed Aneury Rodriguez (P) from TAM-A in Rule V draft

Dec 9, 2010 - Claimed Lance Pendleton (P) from NY-A in Rule V draft. Returned on March 27, 2011

Dec 17, 2010 - Signed Bill Hall (IF) as a free agent

Dec 23, 2010 - Traded Matt Lindstrom (P) to COL-N for two minor leaguers

2011

Jan 10, 2011 - Traded Albert Cartwright (IF) to PHI-N for Sergio Escalona (P)

Mar 8, 2011 - Signed Robinson Cancel (C) as a free agent

Mar 27, 2011 - Traded PTBNL to TAM-A for Joe Inglett (IF)

May 28, 2011 - Waived Joe Inglett (IF)

Jun 3, 2011 - Waived Bill Hall (IF)

Jun 29, 2011 - Claimed Luis Durango (OF) from SD-N on waivers

Jun 30, 2011 - Traded PTBNL to OAK-A for Mickey Storey (P)

Jul 8, 2011 - Claimed Lucas Harrell (P) from CHI-A on waivers

Jul 19, 2011 - Traded Jeff Keppinger (IF) to SF-N for Henry Sosa (P) and Jason Stoffel (P)

Jul 29. 2011 - Traded Hunter Pence (OF) to PHI-N for Jarred Cosart (P), Jonathan Singleton (IF), Josh Zeid (P) and Domingo Santana (OF)

Jul 31, 2011 - Traded Micahel Bourn (OF) to ATL-N for Jordan Schafer (OF), Juan Abreu (P), Paul Clemens (P) and Brett Oberholtzer (P)

Aug 11, 2011 - Waived Tommy Manzella (IF). Claimed by ARI-N

Aug 19, 2011 - Waived Nelson Figueroa (P)

Aug 30, 2011 - Waived Jeff Fulchino (P). Claimed by SD-N

Sep 9, 2011 - Claimed Lance Pendleton (P) from NY-A on waivers

Nov 3, 2011 - Claimed Brian Bixler (IF) from WAS-N on waivers

Nov 5, 2011 - Signed Travis Buck (OF) as a free agent

Nov 15, 2011 - Signed Scott Moore (IF) as a free agent

Jeff Luhnow - GM

Dec 8, 2011 - Claimed Rhiner Cruz (P) from NY-N in Rule V draft

Dec 8, 2011 - Claimed Marco Duarte (P) from COL-N in Rule V draft then traded him to BOS-A for Marwin Gonzalez (IF) whom they had selected from CHI-N

Dec 14, 2011 - Traded Mark Melancon (P) to BOS-A for Jed Lowrie (IF) and Kyle Weiland (P)

2012

Jan 11, 2012 - Claimed Fernando Martinez (OF) from NY-N on waivers

Jan 20, 2012 - Signed Chris Snyder (C) as a free agent

Mar 21, 2012 - Traded Humberto Quintero (C) and Jason Bourgeois (OF) to KC-A for minor leaguers Kevin Chapman (P) and D'Andre Toney (OF)

Apr 8, 2012 - Claimed Justin Maxwell (OF) from NY-A on waivers

May 18, 2012 - Sold contract of Henry Sosa (P) to Kia Tigers (Korea)

May 21, 2012 - Signed Armando Galarraga (P) as a free agent

Jun 21, 2012 - Signed Hector Ambriz (P) as a free agent

Jul 4, 2012 - Traded Carlos Lee (OF) to MIA-N for Matt Dominguez (IF) and Rob Rasmussen (P)

Jul 20, 2012 - Traded David Carpenter (P), J.A. Happ (P) and Brandon Lyon (P) to TOR-A for Francisco Cordero (P), Ben Francisco (OF), minor leaguers Asher Wojciechowski (P), Joe Musgrove (P), David Rollins (P), Carlos Perez (C) and Kevin Comer (P)

Jul 21, 2012 - Traded Brett Myers (P) to CHI-A for minor leaguers Matthew Heidenreich (P), Blair Walters (P) and Chris Devenski (P)

Jul 25, 2012 - Traded Wandy Rodriguez (P) to PIT-N for minor leaguers Paul Owens (P), Robbie Grossman (OF) and Colton Cain (P)

Jul 27, 2012 - Claimed Chuckie Fick (P) from STL-N on waivers

Jul 28, 2012 - Claimed Steve Pearce (OF) from BAL-A on waivers

Jul 29, 2012 - Traded Chris Johnson (IF) to ARI-N for minor leaguers Bobby Borchering (OF) and Marc Knauss (OF)

Aug 7, 2012 - Waived Juan Abreu (P). Claimed by TOR-A

Aug 9, 2012 - Traded PTBNL to STL-N for Tyler Greene (IF)

Aug 23, 2012 - Signed Edgar Gonzalez (P) as a free agent

Aug 27, 2012 - Traded Steve Pearce (OF) to NY-A for cash considerations

Aug 31, 2012 - Traded Ben Francisco (OF) to TAM-A for minor leaguer Theron Geith (P)

Sep 1, 2012 - Claimed Brandon Laird (IF) from NY-A on waivers

Sep 10, 2012 - Released Francisco Cordero (P)

Oct 4, 2012 - Released Angel Sanchez (IF), Brian Bixler (IF) and Travis Buck (OF)

Oct 26, 2012 - Claimed Che-Hsuan Lin (OF) from BOS-A on waivers

Oct 31, 2012 - Released Chris Snyder (C)

Nov 1, 2012 - Waived Jordan Schafer (OF). Claimed by ATL-N

Nov 1, 2012 - Claimed Sam Demel (P) and Jake Elmore (IF) from ARI-N on waivers

Nov 2, 2012 - Released Brian Bogusevic (OF)

Nov 20, 2012 - Waived Mickey Storey (P). Claimed by NY-A

Nov 20, 2012 - Waived Scott Moore (IF)

Nov 20, 2012 - Signed Trevor Crowe (OF) as a free agent

Nov 30, 2012 - Claimed Philip Humber (P) from CHI-A

Dec 4, 2012 - Traded Wilton Lopez (P) and PTBNL to COL-N for Alex Gillingham (P) and Alex White (P)

Dec 6, 2012 - Claimed Josh Fields (P) from BOS-A in Rule V Draft

Dec 17, 2012 - Signed Carlos Pena (1B) as a free agent

Dec 21, 2012 - Signed Jose Veras (P) as a free agent

2013

Jan 17, 2013 - Signed Rick Ankiel (OF) as a free agent

Jan 21, 2013 - Signed Erik Bedard (P) as a free agent

Feb 4, 2013 - Traded Jed Lowrie (IF) and Fernando Rodriguez (P) to OAK-A for Chris Carter (1B) and minor leaguers Brad Peacock (P) and Max Stassi (C)

Mar 24, 2013 - Signed Ronny Cedeno (IF) as a free agent

Mar 26, 2013 - Released Tyler Greene (IF)

Apr 4, 2013 - Traded minor leaguer Jacob Goebbert (OF) to OAK-A for Travis Blackley (P)

Apr 23, 2013 - Waived Xavier Cedeno (P). Claimed by WAS-N

May 9, 2013 - Released Rick Ankiel (OF)

Jun 8, 2013 - Claimed Wade LeBlanc (P) from MIA-N on waivers

Jul 27, 2013 - Released Ronny Cedeno (IF)

Jul 29, 2013 - Traded Jose Veras (P) to DET-A for minor leaguer Danry Vasquez (OF)

Jul 31, 2013 - Released Carlos Pena (1B)

Jul 31, 2013 - Traded Bud Norris (P) to BAL-A for minor leaguers L.J. Hoes (OF) and Josh Hader (P)

Jul 31, 2013 - Traded Justin Maxwell (OF) to KC-A for minor leaguer Kyle Smith (P)

Aug 12, 2013 - Waived Wesley Wright (P). Claimed by TB-A

Aug 14, 2013 - Traded Travis Blackley (P) to TX-A for cash considerations

Sep 3, 2013 - Acquired Matt Pagnozzi (C) from ATL-N for cash considerations

Oct 2, 2013 - Claimed Raul Valdes (P) from PHI-N on waivers

Nov 1, 2013 - Claimed Darin Downs (P) from DET-A on waivers

Nov 4, 2013 - Waived Jimmy Paredes (IF/OF). Claimed by MIA-N

Nov 4, 2013 - Waived Jake Elmore (IF). Claimed by CHI-A

Dec 3, 2013 - Traded Brandon Barnes (OF) and Jordan Lyles (P) to COL-N for Dexter Fowler (OF) and PTBNL

Dec 6, 2013 - Signed Scott Feldman (P) as a free agent

Dec 7, 2013 - Signed Chad Qualls (P) as a free agent

Dec 11, 2013 - Acquired Anthony Bass (P) from SD-N for PTBNL

Dec 17, 2013 - Signed Matt Albers (P) as a free agent

Dec 18, 2013 - Claimed Colin McHugh (P) from COL-N on waivers

Dec 18, 2013 - Traded minor leaguer Ryan Jackson (IF) to SD-N for Jesus Guzman (IF/OF)

2014

Jan 14, 2014 - Signed Gregorio Petit (IF) as a free agent

Feb 6, 2014 - Signed Jerome Williams (P) as a free agent

Mar 12, 2014 - Released Brett Wallace (IF)

Mar 22, 2014 - Released J.D. Martinez (OF)

Mar 27, 2014 - Claimed Alex Presley (OF) from MIN-A on waivers

April 28, 2014 - Traded Lucas Harrell (P) to AZ-N for PTBNL

May 2, 2014 - Signed Tony Sipp (P) as a free agent

May 17, 2014 - Signed Kyle Farnsworth (P) as a free agent

May 19, 2014 - Traded Raul Valdes (P) to TOR-A for PTBNL

Jun 20, 2014 - Signed Jose Veras (P) as a free agent

Jun 27, 2014 - Released Kyle Farnsworth (P)

Jul 8, 2014 - Released Jerome Williams (P)

Jul 31, 2014 - Traded Jarred Cosart (P), Enrique Hernandez (IF/OF), and minor leaguer Austin Wates (OF) to MIA-N for Jake Marisnick (OF) and minor leaguers Frances Marte (P) and Colin Moran (3B)

Aug 30, 2014 - Claimed Samuel Deduno (P) from MIN-A on waivers

Oct 9, 2014 - Waived Jorge De Leon (P). Claimed by OAK-A

Oct 10, 2014 - Released Jesus Guzman (IF/OF)

Oct 30, 2014 - Granted Free Agency to Jose Veras (P). Signed with ATL-N on February 10

Oct 31, 2014 - Granted Free Agency to Matt Albers (P). Signed with CHI-A on February 13

Nov 3, 2014 - Claimed Will Harris (P) from AZ-N on waivers

Nov 5, 2014 - Traded Nick Tropeano (P) and minor leaguer Carlos Perez (C) to LA-A for Hank Conger (C)

Dec 8, 2014 - Waived Marc Krauss (1B/OF). Claimed by LA-A

Dec 12, 2014 - Signed Pat Neshek (P) as a free agent

Dec 12, 2014 - Signed Luke Gregerson (P) as a free agent

Dec 15, 2014 - Signed Jed Lowrie (IF) as a free agent

2015

Jan 14, 2015 - Traded Mike Foltynewicz (P) and minor leaguers Rio Ruiz (3B) and Andrew Thurman (P) to ATL-N for Evan Gattis (OF/DH) and James Hoyt (P)

Jan 19, 2015 - Traded Dexter Fowler (OF) to CHI-N for Dan Straily (P) and Luis Valbuena (IF)

Jan 20, 2015 - Signed Colby Rasmus (OF) as a free agent

Jan 21, 2015 - Traded Carlos Corporan (C) to TEX-A for minor leaguer Akeem Bostick (P)

Feb 12, 2015 - Signed Roberto Hernandez (P) as a free agent

Feb 13, 2015 - Signed Joe Thatcher (P) as a free agent

Apr 1, 2015 - Traded Gregorio Petit (IF) to NY-A for cash considerations

Jun 16, 2015 - Waived Matt Dominguez (3B). Signed by MIL-N

Jul 23, 2015 - Traded minor leaguers Daniel Mengden (P) and Jacob Nottingham (C) to OAK-A for Scott Kazmir (P)

Jul 30, 2015 - Traded Domingo Santana (OF), minor leaguers Adrian Houser (P), Brett Phillips (OF), and Josh Hader (P) to MIL-N for Carlos Gomez (OF), Mike Fiers (P), and cash considerations

Aug 8, 2015 - Released Roberto Hernandez (P)

Aug 8, 2015 - Traded minor leaguer Junior Garcia (P) to AZ-N for Oliver Perez (P)

Nov 19, 2015 - Traded Jonathan Villar (IF) to MIL-N for Cy Sneed (P)

Nov 19, 2015 - Released Robbie Grossman (OF)

Nov 25, 2015 - Traded Jed Lowrie (IF) to OAK-A for minor leaguer Brendan McCurry (P)

Nov 25, 2015 - Traded L.J. Hoes (OF) to BAL-A for cash considerations

Dec 2, 2015 - Traded Hank Conger (C) to TB-A for cash considerations

Dec 2, 2015 - Granted Free Agency to Chris Carter (1B)

Dec 12, 2015 - Traded Brett Oberholtzer (P), Vincent Velasquez (P), and minor leaguers Mark Appel (P), Harold Arauz (P), and Thomas Eshelman (P), to PHI-N for Ken Giles (P) and Jonathan Arauz (SS)

2016

Jan 28, 2016 - Signed Doug Fister (P) as a free agent

March 28, 2016 - Traded Dan Straily (P) to SD-N for Erik Kratz (C)

March 31, 2016 - Released Jake Buchanan (P)

May 22, 2016 - Released Erik Kratz (C)

May 24, 2016 - Waived Asher Wojciechowski (P). Claimed by MIA-N

June 22, 2016 - Waived Juan Minaya (P). Claimed by CHI-A

July 16, 2016 - Signed Yulieski Gurriel (IF) as a free agent

July 23, 2016 - Waived Matt Duffy (IF). Claimed by TEX-A

Aug 1, 2016 - Traded Josh Fields (P) to LA-N for minor leaguer Yordan Alvarez (1B)

Aug 1, 2016 - Traded Scott Feldman (P) to TOR-A for minor leaguer Guadalupe Chavez (P)

Aug 18, 2016 - Released Carlos Gomez (OF)

Nov 3, 2016 - Granted Free Agency to Jason Castro (C)

Nov 3, 2016 - Granted Free Agency to Doug Fister (P)

Nov 3, 2016 - Granted Free Agency to Colby Rasmus (OF)

Nov 3, 2016 - Granted Free Agency to Luis Valbuena (IF)

Nov 3, 2016 - Claimed Norichika Aoki (OF) from SEA-A

Nov 4, 2016 - Traded Pat Neshek (P) to PHI-N for PTBNL or cash

Nov 16, 2016 - Signed Charlie Morton (P) as a free agent

Nov 17, 2016 - Traded minor leaguers Albert Abreu (P) and Jorge Guzman (P) to NY-A for Brian McCann (C)

Nov 23, 2016 - Signed Josh Reddick (OF) as a free agent

Dec 5, 2016 - Claimed Ashur Tolliver (P) off waivers from LA-A

Dec 5, 2016 - Signed Carlos Beltran (OF) as a free agent

Dec 15, 2016 - Signed Juan Centeno (C) as a free agent

2017

Feb 2, 2017 - Signed Dayan Diaz (P) as a free agent

Jul 31, 2017 - Traded Norichika Aoki (OF) and Teoscar Hernandez (OF) to TOR-A for Francisco Liriano (P)

Aug 13, 2017 - Traded PTBNL or cash to CHI-A for Tyler Clippard (P)

Aug 31, 2017 - Claimed Cameron Maybin (OF) off waivers from LA-A

Aug 31, 2017 - Traded minor leaguers Franklin Perez (P), Daz Cameron (OF) and Jake Rogers (C) to DET-A for Justin Verlander (P)

Sept 4, 2017 - Dayan Diaz (P) claimed off waivers by LA-A

Nov 2, 2017 - Granted Free Agency to Tyler Clippard (P)

Nov 2, 2017 - Granted Free Agency to Francisco Liriano (P)

Nov 2, 2017 - Granted Free Agency to Cameron Maybin (OF)

Nov 2, 2017 - Granted Free Agency to Luke Gregerson (P). Signed by STL-N

Nov 2, 2017 - Granted Free Agency to Carlos Beltran (OF) who announced his retirement

Nov 20, 2017 - Traded minor leaguer Ramon Laureano (OF) to OAK-A in exchange for minor leaguer Brandon Bailey (P)

Nov 27, 2017 - Juan Centeno (C) claimed off waivers by TEX-A

Dec 1, 2017 - Granted free agency to Mike Fiers (P). Signed by DET-A

Dec 11, 2017 - Signed Tim Federowicz (C) as a free agent

Dec 13, 2017 - Signed Joe Smith (P) as a free agent

Dec 15, 2017 - Signed Hector Rondon (P) as a free agent

Dec 20, 2017 - Traded Preston Tucker (OF) to ATL-N for PTBNL

2018

Jan 13, 2018 - Traded Colin Moran (IF), Michael Feliz (P), Joe Musgrove (P) and minor leaguer Jason Martin (OF) to PIT-N for Gerrit Cole (P)

Jul 6, 2018 - Traded James Hoyt (P) to CLE-A for minor leaguer Tommy DeJuneas (P)

Jul 16, 2018 - Traded minor leaguer Patrick Sandoval (P) to LA-A for Martin Maldonado (C)

Jul 26, 2018 - Designated Tim Federowicz (C) for assignment, opted for free agency

Jul 27, 2018 - Traded minor leaguers Jorge Alcala (P) and Gilberto Celestino (OF) to MIN-A for Ryan Pressly (P)

Jul 30, 2018 - Traded Ken Giles (P), David Paulino (P) and minor leaguer Hector Perez (P) to TOR-A for Roberto Osuna (P)

Nov 17, 2018 - Traded minor leaguer Trent Thornton (P) to TOR-A for Aledmys Diaz (IF)

Dec 6, 2018 - Signed Robinson Chirinos (C) as a free agent.

Dec 19, 2018 - Signed Michael Brantley (OF) as a free agent.

2019

Jan 6, 2019 - Traded J.D. Davis (IF) and minor leaguer Cody Bohanek (IF) to NY-N for minor leaguers Ross Adolph (OF), Scott Manea (C) and Luis Santana (IF)