[LOGO] 2005 Transactions and Roster Moves
from the end of the 2004 season (10/3/04) through the end of the 2005 Season


DatePlayerTransaction
10/4/04Mottola, ChadDeclared free agency
10/8/04Leon, JoseOutrighted to minors; rejected assignment; became free agent
10/8/04Lopez, LuisOutrighted to minors; rejected assignment; became free agent
10/8/04Machado, RobertOutrighted to minors; rejected assignment; became free agent
10/15/04McDonald, DarnellOutrighted to Ottawa (AAA); rejected assignment; became free agent
10/15/04Sequea, JacoboPurchased contract from Bowie (AA)
10/27/04Palmeiro, RafaelRe-signed to a one-year contract for $3,000,000
10/28/04Daal, OmarActivated from the 60-day disabled list
10/28/04Segui, DavidActivated from the 15-day disabled list
10/29/04Cordova, MartyActivated from the 60-day disabled list
11/3/04DuBose, EricActivated from the 60-day disabled list
11/3/04Hairston Jr., JerryActivated from the 60-day disabled list
11/3/04Matos, LuisActivated from the 60-day disabled list
11/5/04Groom, BuddyDeclined to exercise option
11/11/04Cordova, MartyFiled for free agency
11/11/04Daal, OmarFiled for free agency
11/11/04Segui, DavidFiled for free agency
11/11/04Surhoff, B.J.Filed for free agency
11/19/04Fontenot, MikePurchased contract from Ottawa (AAA)
11/19/04Hannaman, RyanOutrighted to Ottawa (AAA)
11/19/04Whiteside, EliPurchased contract from Bowie (AA)
12/7/04Cordova, MartyDeclined to offer arbitration
12/7/04Daal, OmarDeclined to offer arbitration
12/7/04Groom, BuddyDeclined to offer arbitration
12/7/04Segui, DavidDeclined to offer arbitration
12/7/04Surhoff, B.J.Re-signed to a one-year contract for $1,100,000
12/8/04Gomez, ChrisSigned to a minor league contract; invited to spring training
12/9/04Groom, BuddyFiled for free agency
12/13/04Acosta, RichardDrafted by the Pirates in the minor league portion of the Rule 5 draft
12/13/04Gomez, ChrisDrafted by the Phillies in the minor league portion of the Rule 5 draft
12/13/04Hagerty, LukeSelected in the Rule 5 draft from the Cubs
12/13/04Pascual, JuanSelected by the Rangers in the minor league portion of the Rule 5 draft
12/13/04PTBNLAcquired from the Marlins for Luke Hagerty
12/17/04Melendez, AlcidesReleased
12/17/04Mendez, CarlosReleased
12/20/04Chen, BruceAgreed to terms on a one-year contract for $550,000
12/20/04Gibbons, JayAgreed to terms on a one-year contract for $2,600,000
12/20/04Gomez, ChrisPurchased from the Phillies
12/20/04Kline, SteveSigned to a two-year contract for $5.5 million as a free agent
12/21/04Calzado, NapoleonSigned to a minor league contract; invited to spring training
12/21/04Fasano, SalSigned to a minor league contract; invited to spring training
12/21/04Fiore, TonySigned to a minor league contract; invited to spring training
12/21/04Hairston Jr., JerryTendered a contract for 2005
12/21/04Julio, JorgeTendered a contract for 2005
12/21/04Lopez, RodrigoTendered a contract for 2005
12/21/04Matos, LuisTendered a contract for 2005
12/21/04Parrish, JohnTendered a contract for 2005
12/21/04Rogers, EdTendered a contract for 2005
12/21/04Rogers, EdSigned to a minor league contract; invited to spring training
12/21/04Salas, MarinoSigned to a minor league contract; invited to spring training
1/11/05Baldwin, JamesSigned to a minor league contract; invited to spring training
1/11/05Marsters, BrandonSigned to a minor league contract; invited to spring training
1/14/05Stynes, ChrisSigned to a minor league contract; invited to spring training
1/17/05Matos, LuisAgreed to terms on a one-year contract for $1,025,000
1/18/05Cummings, MidreSigned to a minor league contract; invited to spring training
1/18/05Hairston Jr., JerryAgreed to terms on a one-year contract for $1,800,000
1/18/05Lopez, RodrigoAgreed to terms on a one-year contract for $2,375,000
1/18/05McDonald, KeithSigned to a minor league contract; invited to spring training
1/18/05Ryan, B.J.Agreed to terms on a one-year contract for $2,600,000
1/18/05Wilson, EnriqueSigned to a minor league contract; invited to spring training
1/18/05Witasick, JaySigned to a minor league contract; invited to spring training
1/19/05Saunders, TonySigned to a minor league contract; invited to spring training
1/21/05Borkowski, DaveAgreed to terms on a one-year contract
1/21/05Borkowski, DaveDesignated for assignment
1/21/05Forystek, BrianDesignated for assignment
1/21/05Gomez, ChrisPurchased contract from Ottawa (AAA)
1/21/05Reed, SteveSigned to a one-year contract for $1,050,000 as a free agent, with an option
1/26/05Borkowski, DaveOutrighted to Ottawa (AAA)
2/1/05Estrada, HoracioSigned to a minor league contract
2/2/05Sosa, SammyAcquired from the Cubs with cash for Jerry Hairston Jr., Mike Fontenot, & Dave Crouthers
2/7/05Gomez, ChrisAcquired from the Phillies for $
2/12/05Julio, JorgeAgreed to terms on a one-year contract for $2,500,000
2/18/05Parrish, JohnAgreed to terms on a one year contract for $615,000
2/22/05Diaz, MattClaimed off waivers from the Devil Rays
2/23/05Diaz, MattRejected waiver claim; became free agent
3/14/05Forystek, BrianSent to minor league camp for reassignment
3/14/05Loewen, AdamOptioned to Frederick (A)
3/14/05Maine, JohnOptioned to Ottawa (AAA)
3/14/05Penn, HaydenSent to minor league camp for reassignment
3/14/05Salas, MarinoSent to minor league camp for reassignment
3/14/05Saunders, TonySent to minor league camp for reassignment
3/14/05Sequea, JacoboOptioned to Ottawa (AAA)
3/14/05Whiteside, EliOptioned to Ottawa (AAA)
3/14/05Young, WalterOptioned to Ottawa (AAA)
3/17/05Walker, MattReleased
3/20/05Borkowski, DaveSent to minor league camp for reassignment
3/20/05Fiore, TonySent to minor league camp for reassignment
3/20/05Markakis, NickSent to minor league camp for reassignment
3/20/05Marsters, BrandonSent to minor league camp for reassignment
3/20/05Rakers, AaronOptioned to Ottawa (AAA)
3/20/05Rodriguez, EddyOptioned to Ottawa (AAA)
3/25/05Baldwin, JamesSent to minors
3/28/05Calzado, NapoleonSent to minors
3/28/05Fasano, SalSent to minors
3/28/05McDonald, KeithSent to minors
3/28/05Raines Jr., TimOptioned to Ottawa (AAA)
3/28/05Reed, KeithSent to minors
3/28/05Rogers, EdSent to minors
3/30/05Nivar, RamonAcquired from the Rangers for Matt Riley & Keith McDonald
4/2/05Ainsworth, KurtPlaced on the 15-day disabled list
4/2/05DuBose, EricOptioned to Ottawa (AAA)
4/2/05Grimsley, JasonPlaced on the 15-day disabled list
4/2/05Majewski, ValPlaced on the 15-day disabled list
4/2/05Nivar, RamonOptioned to Ottawa (AAA)
4/2/05Wilson, EnriqueSent to minor league camp for reassignment
4/2/05Witasick, JaySent to minor league camp for reassignment
5/10/05Sosa, SammyPlaced on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to 5/5/05
5/10/05Reed, KeithCalled up from Ottawa (AAA)
5/11/05Matos, LuisPlaced on the 15-day disabled list
5/11/05Bauer, RickOptioned to Ottawa (AAA)
5/11/05Grimsley, JasonTransferred from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list
5/11/05Fasano, SalPurchased contract from Ottawa (AAA)
5/11/05Fiorentino, JeffPurchased contract from Frederick (A)
5/17/05Wilson, EnriqueReleased from Ottawa (AAA)
5/17/05Moriarty, MikeAcquired from the Cubs for future considerations; assigned to Ottawa (AAA)
5/20/05Reed, KeithOptioned to Ottawa (AAA)
5/20/05Ainsworth, KurtTransferred from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list
5/20/05Baldwin, JamesPurchased contract from Ottawa (AAA)
5/24/05Fasano, SalDesignated for assignment
5/24/05Sosa, SammyActivated from the 15-day disabled list
5/25/05Lopez, JavyPlaced on the 15-day disabled list
5/25/05Fasano, SalRejected assignment to minors; became free agent; signed as a free agent
5/26/05Majewski, ValTransferred from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list
5/26/05Bedard, ErikPlaced on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to 5/22/05
5/26/05Penn, HaydenPurchased contract from Bowie (AA)
5/28/05Bigbie, LarryPlaced on the 15-day disabled list
5/28/05Raines Jr., TimDesignated for assignment
5/28/05Calzado, NapoleonPurchased contract from Ottawa (AAA)
6/2/05Raines Jr., TimCleared waivers; outrighted to Ottawa (AAA)
6/2/05Fiorentino, JeffOptioned to Frederick (A)
6/2/05Nivar, RamonRecalled from Ottawa (AAA)
6/8/05Sequea, JacoboDesignated for assignment
6/8/05Marrero, EliAcquired from the Royals for Pete Maestrales
6/10/05Sequea, JacoboClaimed off waivers by the Nationals
6/10/05Calzado, NapoleonOptioned to Ottawa (AAA)
6/10/05Marrero, EliPurchased contract from Ottawa (AAA)
6/13/05Calzado, NapoleonDesignated for assignment
6/13/05Nivar, RamonOptioned to Ottawa (AAA)
6/13/05Parrish, JohnOptioned to Bowie (AA)
6/13/05Bigbie, LarryActivated from the 15-day disabled list
6/13/05Ray, ChrisPurchased contract from Bowie (AA)
6/15/05Calzado, NapoleonOutrighted to Ottawa (AAA)
6/19/05Newhan, DavidOptioned to Ottawa (AAA)
6/19/05Matos, LuisActivated from the 15-day disabled list
6/22/05Surhoff, B.J.Placed on the 15-day disabled list
6/22/05Newhan, DavidRecalled from Ottawa (AAA)
7/2/05Penn, HaydenOptioned to Bowie (AA)
7/2/05Bauer, RickDesignated for assignment
7/2/05Stephens, JohnSigned to a minor league contract
7/2/05Byrdak, TimPurchased contract from Ottawa (AAA)
7/3/05Gil, GeronimoPlaced on the 15-day disabled list
7/3/05Whiteside, EliRecalled from Ottawa (AAA)
7/8/05Newhan, DavidOptioned to Ottawa (AAA)
7/8/05Surhoff, B.J.Activated from the 15-day disabled list
7/14/05Reed, SteveDesignated for assignment
7/14/05Grimsley, JasonActivated from the 60-day disabled list
7/18/05Baldwin, JamesDesignated for assignment
7/18/05Bedard, ErikActivated from the 15-day disabled list
7/21/05Baldwin, JamesClaimed off waivers by the Rangers
7/25/05Whiteside, EliOptioned to Ottawa (AAA)
7/25/05Lopez, JavyActivated from the 15-day disabled list
7/27/05Marrero, EliPlaced on the 15-day disabled list
7/27/05Newhan, DavidRecalled from Ottawa (AAA)
7/29/05Byrnes, EricAcquired from the Rockies for Larry Bigbie
8/1/05Palmeiro, RafaelSuspended by the league for ten days for violating league steroid policy
8/3/05Cummings, MidrePurchased contract from Ottawa (AAA)
8/4/05Mazzilli, LeeFired as manager
8/4/05Perlozzo, SamNamed manager
8/7/05Cash, DaveNamed first base coach
8/7/05Dempsey, RickNamed third base coach
8/7/05Trebelhorn, TomNamed bench coach
8/9/05Ray, ChrisOptioned to Bowie (AA)
8/9/05Surhoff, B.J.Placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to 8/8/05
8/9/05Ponson, SidneyPlaced on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to 8/8/05
8/9/05Freire, AlejandroPurchased contract from Ottawa (AAA)
8/9/05DuBose, EricRecalled from Bowie (AA)
8/9/05Rakers, AaronRecalled from Ottawa (AAA)
8/11/05Cummings, MidreDesignated for assignment
8/11/05Palmeiro, RafaelActivated from the suspended list
8/13/05Rakers, AaronOptioned to Ottawa (AAA)
8/13/05Maine, JohnRecalled from Ottawa (AAA)
8/19/05Cummings, MidreAssigned to Ottawa (AAA)
8/22/05Marrero, EliTransferred from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list
8/22/05Baldwin, JamesClaimed off waivers from the Rangers
8/23/05Cabrera, DanielPlaced on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to 8/17/05
8/23/05Ray, ChrisRecalled from Bowie (AA)
8/24/05Freire, AlejandroOptioned to Bowie (AA)
8/24/05Grimsley, JasonPlaced on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to 8/18/05
8/24/05Surhoff, B.J.Activated from the 15-day disabled list
8/28/05Sosa, SammyPlaced on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to 8/26/05
8/28/05Freire, AlejandroRecalled from Bowie (AA)
8/30/05Herrera, JosePurchased from Newark (AtlLg); assigned to Bowie (AA)
9/1/05Ponson, SidneyPlaced on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release
9/1/05Penn, HaydenRecalled from Bowie (AA)
9/1/05Castro, BerniePurchased contract from Ottawa (AAA)
9/1/05Young, WalterRecalled from Ottawa (AAA)
9/2/05Grimsley, JasonActivated from the 15-day disabled list
9/2/05Gil, GeronimoActivated from the 15-day disabled list
9/5/05Parrish, JohnRecalled from Bowie (AA)
9/5/05Parrish, JohnPlaced on the 60-day disabled list
9/6/05Cabrera, DanielActivated from the 15-day disabled list
9/6/05Rogers, EdPurchased contract from Ottawa (AAA)
9/6/05Whiteside, EliRecalled from Ottawa (AAA)
9/6/05Rakers, AaronRecalled from Ottawa (AAA)
9/7/05Ponson, SidneyReleased
9/13/05Gomez, ChrisSigned to a one-year contract extension through the 2006 season


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