HOUSTON ASTROS - All-time trades


All-Time Trades and Transactions

Last Update 9/2/17

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)