Transactions - 2005

The following transactions were recorded by the Arizona Diamondbacks for the calendar year 2005.

December
Date Description
12/30/2005 Signed OF Eric Byrnes, who had been with the Orioles, to a one-year contract.
12/27/2005 Acquired RHP Miguel Batista and 2B Orlando Hudson from the Blue Jays in exchange for 3B Troy Glaus and SS Sergio Santos.
12/20/2005 Acquired RHP Orlando Hernandez, RHP Luis Vizcaino and OF Chris Young from the White Sox in exchange for Javier Vazquez and cash considerations.
12/13/2005 Signed free agent RHP Jason Grimsley to a one-year contract.
12/12/2005 Signed INF Damion Easley to a one-year contract.
12/07/2005 Declined to offer arbitration to SS Royce Clayton and LHP Shawn Estes. Acquired C Johnny Estrada from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for RHPs Lance Cormier and Oscar Villarreal.
November
Date Description
11/18/2005 Purchased the contracts of RHP Mike Schultz, LHP Doug Slaten and C Miguel Montero from Double-A Tennessee, and INF Sergio Santos from Triple-A Tucson; sent INF Jerry Gil, OF Marland Williams and LHP Bill Murphy outright to Triple-A Tucson.
October
Date Description
10/14/2005 Sent OF Quinton McCracken outright to Triple-A Tucson; McCracken refused the assignment and is now a free agent. Sent C Kelly Stinnett outright to Triple-A Tucson; Stinnett refused the assignment and is now a free agent.
September
Date Description
09/09/2005 Activated LHP Shawn Estes from the 60-day disabled list; Recalled INF Jerry Gil from Double-A Tennessee and placed him on the 60-day disabled list.
09/06/2005 Recalled RHP Greg Aquino from Triple-A Tucson.
09/04/2005 Recalled RHP Dustin Nippert from Double-A Tennessee.
09/02/2005 Recalled OF Scott Hairston from Triple-A Tucson and placed on the 60-day disabled list; Recalled RHP Brian Bruney and C Koyie Hill from Triple-A Tucson; Purchased the contract of INF Andy Green from Triple-A Tucson; Activated RHP Oscar Villarreal off the 60-day disabled list.
August
Date Description
08/25/2005 Recalled RHP Jason Bulger from Triple-A Tucson and optioned RHP Greg Aquino to Triple-A Tucson.
08/19/2005 Recalled RHP Brandon Medders from Triple-A Tucson and optioned RHP Brian Bruney to Triple-A Tucson.
08/17/2005 Outrighted RHP Mike Koplove to Triple-A Tucson.
08/13/2005 Optioned C Koyie Hill to Triple-A Tucson; activated RHP Brandon Lyon from the 60-day disabled list and RHP Russ Ortiz from the 15-day disabled list; transferred LHP Shawn Estes from the 15-day to 60-day disabled list; optioned RHP Mike Koplove to Triple-A Tucson.
08/09/2005 Activated C Kelly Stinnett from the 15-day disabled list and optioned LHP Michael Gosling to Triple-A Tucson.
08/05/2005 Signed 1B Tony Clark to a two-year contract extension.
July
Date Description
07/31/2005 Acquired LHP Buddy Groom from the Yankees for a player to be named later. Acquired RHP Kyle Bono and INF Kenny Perez from the Red Sox for OF Jose Cruz Jr. and cash.
07/27/2005 Purchased the contract of 1B/OF Conor Jackson from Triple-A Tucson and designated OF Jose Cruz Jr. for assignment.
07/21/2005 Acquired RHP Tim Worrell and cash considerations from the Phillies for INF Matt Kata.
07/19/2005 Placed C Kelly Stinnett on the 15-day disabled list with a left wrist sprain and recalled C Koyie Hill from Triple-A Tucson.
07/07/2005 Placed LHP Shawn Estes on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 6, with a stress reaction of his left ankle and recalled RHP Brandon Medders from Triple-A Tucson.
07/05/2005 Designated LHP Javier Lopez for assignment and purchased the contract of LHP Armando Almanza from Triple-A Tucson; Signed RHP Vladimir Nunez to a Minor League contract and assigned him to Triple-A Tucson.
07/02/2005 Recalled LHP Michael Gosling from Triple-A Tucson and optioned RHP Brandon Medders to Triple-A Tucson.
June
Date Description
06/29/2005 Activated OF Luis Gonzalez from the bereavement list and optioned INF Matt Kata to Triple-A Tucson.
06/28/2005 Activated OF Luis Terrero from 15-day disabled list and optioned OF Scott Hairston to Triple-A Tucson.
06/25/2005 Placed OF Luis Gonzalez on the bereavement list. Recalled IF Matt Kata from Triple-A Tucscon.
06/23/2005 Assigned RHP Matt Herges to Triple-A Tucson after he cleared waivers.
06/18/2005 Recalled RHP Mike Koplove and purchased the contract of RHP Brandon Medders from Triple-A Tucson; designated RHP Matt Herges for assignment. Placed RHP Russ Ortiz on the 15-day disabled list with a strained rib cage.
06/12/2005 Transferred RHP Brandon Lyon from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list and activated RHP Greg Aquino from the 60-day disabled list; optioned RHP Edgar Gonzalez to Triple-A Tucson.
06/09/2005 Optioned RHP Mike Koplove to Triple-A Tucson and recalled RHP Edgar Gonzalez from Triple-A Tucson.
06/08/2005 Placed OF Luis Terrero on the 15-day disabled list with a left groin strain and recalled OF Scott Hairston from Triple-A Tucson.
06/04/2005 Designated RHP Kerry Ligtenberg for assignment and optioned INF Matt Kata to Triple-A Tucson; Sent RHP Justin Wechsler outright to Double-A Tennessee and transferred SS Jerry Gil from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
06/03/2005 Acquired RHP Matt Herges from the San Francisco Giants in exchange for OF Doug DeVore; Claimed RHP Claudio Vargas off waivers from the Nationals.
May
Date Description
05/28/2005 Optioned C Koyie Hill to Triple-A Tucson and purchased the contract of C Kelly Stinnett from Triple-A Tucson; Transferred RHP Oscar Villarreal from 15-day to 60-day disabled list.
05/11/2005 Sent LHP Randy Choate outright to Triple-A Tucson.
05/09/2005 Optioned INF Matt Kata to Triple-A Tucson and activated OF Jose Cruz Jr. from the 15-day disabled list.
05/05/2005 Purchased the contract of RHP Kerry Ligtenberg from Triple-A Tucson; Designated LHP Randy Choate for assignment.
05/04/2005 Released nonroster LHP Darren Oliver from Triple-A Tucson.
05/02/2005 Optioned OF Scott Hairston to Triple-A Tucson and activated Jose Valverde from the 15-day disabled list.
April
Date Description
04/24/2005 Recalled LHP Javier Lopez from Triple-A Tucson and optioned LHP Mike Gosling to Triple-A Tucson.
04/20/2005 Signed LHP Armando Almanza to a Minor League contract and assigned him to Double-A Tennessee.
04/18/2005 Announced that RHP Adam Peterson has been claimed off waivers by the Detroit Tigers.
04/16/2005 Placed OF Jose Cruz Jr. on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 10, with a low back strain; Recalled OF Scott Hairston from Triple-A Tucson.
04/15/2005 Designated RHP Adam Peterson for assignment.
04/14/2005 Claimed LHP Javier Lopez off waivers from the Rockies.
04/11/2005 Placed RHP Oscar Villarreal on the 15-day disabled list and recalled RHP Lance Cormier from Triple-A Tucson.
04/10/2005 Signed LHP Darren Oliver to a minor league contract; Placed RHP Greg Aquino on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 5, with ulnar nerve irritation.
04/09/2005 Recalled RHP Oscar Villarreal from Triple-A Tucson.
04/03/2005 Purchased the contract of OF Quinton McCracken from Triple-A Tucson and designated OF Reggie Abercrombie for assignment.
04/02/2005 Placed RHP Jose Valverde on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 25, with an irritated biceps tendon and placed INF Jerry Gil on the 15-day disabled list recovering from March 2005 right knee surgery; Optioned RHP Oscar Villarreal to Triple-A Tucson.
March
Date Description
03/28/2005 Optioned RHP Lance Cormier and INF Scott Hairston to Triple-A Tucson; Re-assigned LHP Kevin Tolar to minor league camp; Released C Kelly Stinnett.
03/24/2005 Released RHP Juan Acevedo and RHP Jose Jimenez; Re-assigned OF Carlos Quentin and INF Andy Green to minor league camp.
03/23/2005 Re-assigned C Craig Ansman and LHP Shane Nance to minor league camp.
03/22/2005 Re-assigned LHP Jon Cannon and RHP Brandon Medders to minor league camp.
03/18/2005 Optioned RHP Edgar Gonzalez, RHP Jason Bulger, RHP Adam Peterson, RHP Tony Pena and LHP Bill Murphy to minor league camp.
03/14/2005 Optioned RHP Justin Wechsler, RHP Dustin Nippert, RHP Enrique Gonzales, OF Reggie Abercrombie, and OF Josh Kroeger; Re-assigned RHP Phil Stockman, RHP Casey Daigle, C Corey Myers, INF Alan Zinter, C Juan Brito, and OF Doug DeVore; Released LHP Donovan Osborne.
February
Date Description
02/18/2005 Acquired LHP Brad Murray from the White Sox as the PTBN from the Aug. 5, 2004, trade that sent INF Roberto Alomar to Chicago.
02/11/2005 Signed RHP Juan Acevedo to a minor-league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
02/06/2005 Acquired OF Jose Cruz Jr. and cash from the Devil Rays in exchange for LHP Casey Fossum.
January
Date Description
01/28/2005 Designated C Robby Hammock for assignment; Re-signed LHP Jon Cannon, RHP Brandon Medders, LHP Shane Nance, C Craig Ansman, C Juan Brito and C Corey Myers to minor league contracts with invitations to Spring Training; Signed LHP Kevin Tolar to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training; Invited minor league OF Conor Jackson to Spring Training.
01/27/2005 Agreed to terms with RHP Mike Koplove on a two-year contract.
01/24/2005 Signed 1B Tony Clark to a one-year contract.
01/19/2005 Signed RHP Jose Jimenez to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
01/18/2005 Agreed to terms with RHP Brandon Lyon on a one-year contract.
01/17/2005 Agreed to terms with LHP Randy Choate on a two-year contract.
01/13/2005 Designated RHP Casey Daigle for assignment.
01/12/2005 Traded INF Shea Hillenbrand to the Blue Jays for RHP Adam Peterson. Signed LHP Shawn Estes to a one-year contract.
01/11/2005 Acquired OF Shawn Green from the Dodgers in exchange for C Dioner Navarro, RHP Danny Muegge, RHP Beltran Perez and RHP William Juarez. Acquired RHP Javier Vazquez, LHP Brad Halsey, C Dioner Navarro and cash from the Yankees in exchange for LHP Randy Johnson.
01/10/2005 Traded LHP Stephen Randolph to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for a player to be named later.

 

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