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1996
1997
1998

1997 Transactions
Transaction GM Rating

December 21, 1997

Carlos Garcia granted Free Agency.

Gord Ash 44% – 9 Votes

December 15, 1997

Joe Davenport drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 1997 rule 5 draft.

Gord Ash 50% – 8 Votes

December 15, 1997

Drafted Luis Saturria from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1997 rule 5 draft.

Gord Ash 50% – 8 Votes

December 11, 1997

Signed Jose Herrera as a free agent.

Gord Ash 45% – 11 Votes

December 11, 1997

Traded Sandy Martinez to the Chicago Cubs. Received a player to be named later. The Chicago Cubs sent Trevor Schaffer (minors) (December 19, 1997) to the Toronto Blue Jays to complete the trade.

Gord Ash 50% – 8 Votes

December 10, 1997

Signed Alex Delgado as a free agent.

Gord Ash 50% – 8 Votes

December 8, 1997

Signed Mark Dalesandro as a free agent.

Gord Ash 63% – 8 Votes

December 8, 1997

Signed Tony Fernandez as a free agent.

Gord Ash 50% – 14 Votes

December 8, 1997

Signed Mike Stanley as a free agent.

Gord Ash 55% – 11 Votes

December 6, 1997

Signed Juan Samuel as a free agent.

Gord Ash 40% – 5 Votes

November 27, 1997

Signed Craig Grebeck as a free agent.

Gord Ash 55% – 11 Votes

November 27, 1997

Signed Pat Kelly as a free agent.

Gord Ash 50% – 14 Votes

November 26, 1997

Signed Darrin Fletcher as a free agent.

Gord Ash 50% – 14 Votes

November 26, 1997

Signed Randy Myers as a free agent.

Gord Ash 54% – 13 Votes

November 25, 1997

Signed Shannon Withem as a free agent.

Gord Ash 50% – 6 Votes

November 18, 1997

Rich Butler selected by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays as the 10th pick in the 1997 expansion draft.

Gord Ash 38% – 8 Votes

November 18, 1997

Omar Daal selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks as the 31st pick in the 1997 expansion draft.

Gord Ash 55% – 11 Votes

November 18, 1997

Marty Janzen selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks as the 69th pick in the 1997 expansion draft.

Gord Ash 44% – 9 Votes

November 11, 1997

Signed Luis Andujar as a free agent.

Gord Ash 60% – 5 Votes

October 29, 1997

Selected Dane Johnson off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.

Gord Ash 50% – 10 Votes

October 28, 1997

Joe Carter granted Free Agency.

Gord Ash 57% – 7 Votes

October 28, 1997

Mariano Duncan granted Free Agency.

Gord Ash 63% – 8 Votes

October 28, 1997

Juan Samuel granted Free Agency.

Gord Ash 44% – 9 Votes

October 27, 1997

Orlando Merced granted Free Agency.

Gord Ash 50% – 8 Votes

October 27, 1997

Charlie O’Brien granted Free Agency.

Gord Ash 60% – 10 Votes

October 17, 1997

Rickey Cradle granted Free Agency.

Gord Ash 56% – 9 Votes

October 15, 1997

Huck Flener granted Free Agency.

Gord Ash 45% – 11 Votes

October 15, 1997

Ryan Thompson granted Free Agency.

Gord Ash 44% – 9 Votes

October 6, 1997

Luis Andujar granted Free Agency.

Gord Ash 50% – 10 Votes

October 6, 1997

Jacob Brumfield granted Free Agency.

Gord Ash 56% – 9 Votes

August 12, 1997

Traded Otis Nixon to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Bobby Cripps (minors).

Gord Ash 50% – 8 Votes

August 8, 1997

Tilson Brito selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

Gord Ash 56% – 9 Votes

July 31, 1997

Traded Paul Spoljaric and Mike Timlin to the Seattle Mariners. Received José Cruz.

Gord Ash 50% – 12 Votes

July 29, 1997

Traded Angel Ramirez (minors) to the New York Yankees. Received Mariano Duncan and cash.

Gord Ash 50% – 8 Votes

July 25, 1997

Selected Omar Daal off waivers from the Montreal Expos.

Gord Ash 50% – 4 Votes

June 16, 1997

Released Ruben Sierra.

Gord Ash 43% – 7 Votes

June 5, 1997

Traded Jeff Manto to the Cleveland Indians. Received Ryan Thompson.

Gord Ash 50% – 8 Votes

June 3, 1997

Drafted Vernon Wells in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1997 amateur draft. Player signed June 3, 1997.

Gord Ash 56% – 9 Votes

June 3, 1997

Drafted Michael Young in the 5th round of the 1997 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 1997.

Gord Ash 50% – 12 Votes

June 3, 1997

Drafted Mark Hendrickson in the 20th round of the 1997 amateur draft. Player signed May 22, 1998.

Gord Ash 50% – 10 Votes

June 3, 1997

Drafted Sean Green in the 32nd round of the 1997 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Gord Ash 56% – 9 Votes

June 3, 1997

Drafted Orlando Hudson in the 43rd round of the 1997 amateur draft. Player signed May 20, 1998

Gord Ash 44% – 9 Votes

June 3, 1997

Drafted Brad Hawpe in the 46th round of the 1997 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Gord Ash 54% – 13 Votes

June 3, 1997

Drafted Chad Qualls in the 52nd round of the 1997 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Gord Ash 55% – 11 Votes

May 11, 1997

Signed Ruben Sierra as a free agent.

Gord Ash 50% – 8 Votes

March 20, 1997

The Baltimore Orioles returned Tom Davey (earlier draft pick).

Gord Ash 57% – 7 Votes

February 17, 1997

Signed Jeff Manto as a free agent.

Gord Ash 56% – 9 Votes