Archived Transactions (2005-2007)

August 24, 2007

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed RHP Jeff Michael, RHP Stephen Obenchain, INF Tony Roth, and INF Rhett Teller; released LHP Mike Greenhouse and INF Keith Haas

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed SS Jesse Acosta; reinstated LHP Jason Bennion from the Injured Reserve List; reinstated OF Dan Guttridge from retirement; placed 2B Joe Holland on the Injured Reserve List; announced the retirement of LHP Jason Bennion and RHP David Watkins

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Traded LHP Brian Logan to the River City Rascals for their 2nd round pick of the 2008 FL Draft; signed RHP Scott Chambers and RHP Gerry Oakes; reinstated RHP James Hertel from the Injured Reserve List; announced the retirement of RHP Gerry Oakes

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Traded LHP Scott Fogelson and INF Andrew Smith to the Florence Freedom for LHP Jon Troop; signed LHP Jon Troop

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Traded RHP Ben Brockman and 2nd round pick of the 2008 FL Draft to the Rockford RiverHawks for their 1st round pick of the 2008 FL Draft and a player to be named later; signed OF Jared Bunn, C Chad Clemons, RHP Patrick Muldoon, and RHP Justin Young; placed RHP Albert Ayala on the Injured Reserve List; released OF Brian Rzepka

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Traded Justin Young and a player to be named later to the River City Rascals for C Andrew Sweet and their 1st round pick of the 2008 FL Draft; signed RHP Ben Brockman and C Andrew Sweet; reinstated LHP Shaun Parker and RHP Dane Towery from the Injured Reserve List; placed RHP Bobby Mack on the Injured Reserve List; released LHP Frank D’Aversa and OF Alhaji Turay

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Traded OF Nate Yoho to the Florence Freedom for SS Jesse Acosta; placed RHP Judson Smith on the Injured Reserve List

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed RHP Scott Holcomb, OF Andre Marshall, 1B/DH Joey Metropoulos, and OF/DH Drew Moffitt; placed 1B Seth Beason, OF Kevin Koski and RHP Kipp Pridgeon on the Injured Reserve List; announced the retirement of OF Kevin Koski, RHP Ryan Quigley, and LHP Chris Tierney; released RHP Jason Adams

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Traded RHP Jeff Michael, their 1st round pick of the 2008 FL Draft (acquired from Traverse City), and a player to be named later to the Evansville Otters for SS Ryan Bethel; reinstated RHP Ian Heisel from the Injured Reserve List; reinstated RHP Cory Hahn from retirement; placed LHP Ryan Davis on the Injured Reserve List

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed UTIL Travis Check and RHP Josiah Ziegler; reinstated RHP Jeff Mault from the Injured Reserve List; placed RHP Jeff Mault to the Injured Reserve List; announced the retirement of UTIL Ryan Graham; released LHP John Gragg

August 3, 2007

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP Joe DiPietro and SS Jeff Young; placed INF Mike Brady on the Injured Reserve List

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Announced the retirement of RHP Damian Ursin; traded 1B Bobby Mosby to the Joliet Jackhammers of the Northern League for a player to be named later

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed LHP Frankie D’Aversa and LHP Luke Hagerty; released RHP Luke Behning and LHP Luke Hagerty

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed 1B/RHP John Armenio

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed RHP Jeremy Dow

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Announced the retirement of RHP Patrick Sadler

July 31, 2007

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Released C Zach Goldberg

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed OF Chris Bielski; announced the retirement of RHP J.J. Pacella

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed RHP John Bachman and SS Robbie Hine; announced the retirement of LHP Derek Griffith; suspended SS Gary Arndt; released RHP Jon Oliver and RHP Rhett Parker

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed RHP Matt Dillard; assigned RHP Tony Casoli to the Injured Reserve List; announced the retirement of RHP Robbie McClellan

July 30, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed RHP Billy Schmieder; announced the retirement of INF/C Tim Baywal

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed INF Keith Haas, 1B/C J.J. Owen, OF Ryan Rachal, and UTIL Ryan Sickles; announced the retirement of INF Cody Montgomery, LHP Matt Restivo, and 1B Kasey Wahl; released OF Brandon Bradley

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Traded RHP Jeremy Dow to the Traverse City Beach Bums to complete an earlier trade.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed OF/1B/C A.J. Johnson; released RHP Jon Koch

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHP Chris Antonides, 1B/2B/OF Jeff Miller, and OF Brian Rzepka; assigned RHP Damian Ursin to the Injured Reserve List; released RHP Chris Antonides

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed 1B/3B Ryan McArdle and RHP Justin Young; released INF Sean McFadden and RHP Vince Rizzi

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed LHP Tom Thornton

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed RHP Andy Schon; released LHP Matt Ogrodnik

July 25, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed RHP Jason Quarles; announced the retirement of RHP Marty Wiesler

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed INF Jesse Acosta and RHP Matt Rainey; placed SS Tony Perez on the Injured Reserve List; sold the contract rights of OF Reggie Watson to the San Diego Padres; released RHP Ryan Morrison

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Traded INF Jesse Acosta and RHP Matt Rainey to the Florence Freedom for players or a player to be named later

July 24, 2007

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed OF/INF J.D. Foust and RHP Zack Gray; traded their first round pick in the 2008 Frontier League draft to the Washington Wild Things for OF/INF J.D. Foust; released RHP Domingo Acosta

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed RHP David Wasylak; reinstated RHP Nathan Roush from the Injured Reserve List; assigned RHP James Hertel to the Injured Reserve List; traded RHP Chris Little to the Southern Illinois Miners for LHP Brian Logan

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed LHP Taylor Fowler; released LHP Brody Taylor

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Reinstated LHP Derek Griffith from the Injured Reserve List

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Traded RHP Robert Wooley to the Sioux City Explorers of the American Association for a player to be named later

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed INF Kyle Bradburry and C Nick Smith; announced the retirement of C Nick Smith

July 20, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed RHP Landon Sinclair; sold the contract rights of RHP Tim Gray to the Los Angeles Dodgers; assigned RHP Marty Wiesler to the Injured Reserve List

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Released C Jon Pasieka

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed LHP Luke Brown and LHP Craig Trent; assigned LHP Jason Bennion to the Injured Reserve List; released RHP Mark Janszen

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed OF Jeff Vincent; reinstated INF Manny Paula from the Injured Reserve List; traded 1B/3B Kyle Bradburry and a player to be named later to the Traverse City Beach Bums for OF Jeff Vincent

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed RHP Vince Rizzi; assigned RHP Dane Towery to the Injured Reserve List; released LHP Luke Hagerty

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Suspended RHP Brian Baxter

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed 1B Seth Beason

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Traded OF Jeff Vincent to the Gateway Grizzlies for 1B/3B Kyle Bradburry and a player to be named later; released INF Ben Ramsey

July 17, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed LHP Aaron Gamboa; released C/OF Dustin Richardson

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed RHP Jim Paduch; released LHP Jordan Baitinger

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHP J.J. Pacella; released RHP Chad Catalano and RHP Adam Bretl

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed RHP Bobby Mack

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed OF Brad Roblin; reinstated RHP Nicholas Pepper from the Injured Reserve List; announced the retirement of LHP Jack Nelson

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed RHP Alex Sharick; placed RHP Ian Heisel on the Injured Reserve List

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed LHP John Gragg and RHP Jason Smolar; released RHP Josh Clousner and LHP Nick Mazzone

July 13, 2007

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed LHP Jordan Baitinger, LHP Kyle O’Brien, and DH/OF Mike Spry

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHP Benjamin Brockman

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed RHP Luke Behning and SS Jono Brooks; sold the contract rights of RHP Mike Marksbury to the Milwaukee Brewers; released C Cory Vanderhook and LHP Dan Ziegler

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Reinstated RHP Jared Simon from the Injured Reserve List

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed 2B J.J. Newman and RHP Matt Ogrodnik; announced the retirement of 2B Kyle Werman

July 9, 2007

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed LHP Michael Greenhouse; placed RHP Scott Souther on the suspended list; placed 1B Matt Edwards on the Injured Reserve List; released RHP Anthony Del Prete and OF Grant Harper

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed OF Mike Wadowski; announced that the contract rights of SS Tyler Evans were purchased by the Houston Astros

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP Jon Koch

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Announced the retirement of RHP Derek Bell

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Released RHP Kevin Foeman

July 6, 2007

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Reinstated RHP Dave Watkins from the Injured Reserve List; placed OF Dan Guttridge to the Injured Reserve List

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed RHP Billy McKinney and INF Ryan Saltzgaber; placed INF Manny Paula on the Injured Reserve List; released C Jason Arrowood

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed LHP Trent Lare; released RHP Cooper Eddy and RHP Keith Ritsche

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Reinstated RHP Ryan Brnardic from the Injured Reserve List; placed LHP Luke Hagerty on the Injured Reserve List

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed SS Gary Arndt

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed LHP Alan Stidfole; reinstated RHP Patrick Sadler from the Injured Reserve List; announced the retirement of RHP Patrick Stanley

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed LHP Nick Mazzone; announced the retirement of LHP Ron Madej

July 4, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed RHP Brian McCullough

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF Grant Harper

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Reinstated INF Ryan Sullivan from the Injured Reserve List; placed RHP Nate Roush on the Injured Reserve List; released LHP Kyle Warren

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Reinstated RHP Adam Bretl from the Injured Reserve List; released RHP Kurt Hartfelder

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Released 2B Steve Hudson

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed LHP Jared Locke: placed RHP Nicholas Pepper on the Injured Reserve List

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Sold the contract rights of RHP Chris Rivera to the Chicago Cubs; announced the retirement of RHP Michael Hauff

July 2, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed C/INF Lance Koenig and OF J.T. Thomas; reinstated OF Gavin Ng from the Injured Reserve List; announced the retirement of OF Jaziel Mendoza; released LHP Jesse Marshall and OF John Torres

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF Brandon Bradley and OF Daniel Burton; released OF Tim Auty, OF Adam Heffron, and OF/2B Brendon O’Donnell

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed OF Brandon Anderson and RHP Keith Ritsche; released RHP Brad Hinkle and RHP Clay Jenkins

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed LHP Dan Ziegler; released INF Victor Roldan

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed RHP Tyler Meigs; traded C/INF Lance Koenig and OF J.T. Thomas to the Chillicothe Paints for RHP Tyler Meigs and a conditional pick in the 2008 Frontier League draft; reinstated INF Steve Young from the Injured Reserve List

June 30, 2007

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed RHP Ryan Morrison and INF Tony Perez; reinstated OF Dan Guttridge from the Injured Reserve List; announced the retirement of RHP Dane Mason; released OF Truman Marek and RHP Brian McCullough

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed C Zach Goldberg

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed OF Matt Sauls; reinstated OF Alhaji Turay from the Injured Reserve List; placed LHP Shaun Parker on the Injured Reserve List; released RHP Bobby Mack

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed OF Aaron Garza and RHP David Nathanson; reinstated INF Steve Young from the Injured Reserve List; released LHP Tim Dugan

June 28, 2007

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed RHP Mark Rainey

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP Steve Shippey; reinstated RHP Dane DeValk from the Injured Reserve List; released OF Aaron Buckley and LHP Kyle Kearcher

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed LHP Jason Cline and RHP Judson Smith; released LHP Jon Tapper

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Activated INF Gilberto Mejia from the Pending Visa List; placed RHP Jeff Mault to the Injured Reserve List

June 27, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed OF Josh Miller; released C Jeff Parrish

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed RHP Mike Honce; released RHP Bill Konecny

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Sold the contract rights of C Derek Lehrman to the Detroit Tigers

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHP Ryan Doherty and RHP Jordan Thomson; released RHP Matt Keller

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Placed RHP Jared Simon on the Injured Reserve List

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed RHP Eric Suttle

June 26, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Placed INF Ryan Sullivan on the Injured Reserve List; released OF Blake Busson and INF Erin Satterlee

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF Justin Carr; released OF Shaun Lehmann

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed RHP Dane Towery; released LHP John Gragg, RHP Matthew Mehne, and C Robert Perkins

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed OF Anthony Albano, 1B Kevin Holley, RHP Rhett Parker, RHP Chris Rubio, LHP Dan Schwartz, and C Ryley Westman; announced the retirement of RHP Steve Less; released RHP/1B Seth Button, 1B Jarrod Klausman, and SS Joey McCarthy

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Reinstated RHP Jon Qualls from retirement

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed RHP Derek Bell, LHP Tim Dugan, INF Ben Ramsey, and RHP Bryan Rembisz; released RHP Dan Hawkins, RHP Buddy Klovstad, RHP Steve Shippey, and C/3B Takeshi Yamamoto

June 23, 2007

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed RHP Justin Staatz; released LHP Justin Roelle

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed LHP Brody Taylor

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed RHP James Cramphin and C Cory Vanderhook

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed RHP Rick Hummel and OF Kevin Koski; released OF Eric Vega

June 22, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed INF Erin Satterlee

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHP Matt Keller; released LHP Tim Dugan and RHP Mario Martinez

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Placed LHP Derek Griffith on the Injured Reserve List

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed RHP Chris Rivera

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed RHP Josh Clousner; traded LHP Brody Taylor to the River City Rascals for future considerations

June 21, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed OF Blake Busson

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed 1B Andy Bettis, RHP Kurt Hartfelder, and RHP Mario Martinez; traded OF Anthony Albano to the Slippery Rock Sliders for RHP Matt Keller; placed RHP Adam Bretl on the Injured Reserve List; released INF Andrew Wong

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed OF Jon Dandridge; traded RHP Matt Keller to the River City Rascals for OF Anthony Albano; released C Mike Darrah

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed RHP Kevin Foeman; placed RHP Patrick Sadler on the Injured Reserve List; released C Ryan Price

June 19, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed C Danny Cummins, RHP Tim Gray, RHP Jesse Marshall, and C/OF Dustin Richardson; traded RHP Kurt Hartfelder to River City for the Rascals’ second round pick in the 2008 Frontier League Draft; assigned OF Gavin Ng to the Injured Reserve List; released RHP Luke Palmer

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed LHP Josh Bruns and OF Truman Marek; reinstated RHP Cody Castle from the Injured Reserve List; placed OF Dan Guttridge on the Injured Reserve List; released RHP Yoh Ochiai and OF Casey Smith

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed 1B/DH Josh Dietz; placed INF Ryan Sullivan on the Injured Reserve List; announced the retirement of RHP Todd Boessen

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP Brad Hinkle and RHP Clay Jenkins; released RHP Justin Cicatello

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHP Jonathan Miller and LHP/OF Joe Newman; released RHP Richard Hummel, RHP Luke O’Loughlin, and OF Tim Rowe

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed LHP Luke Hagerty; reinstated C Justus Kimbrough from the Injured Reserve List; placed RHP Ryan Brnardic on the Injured Reserve List; released RHP Drew Himes

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Sold contract rights of RHP Pete Parise to St. Louis Cardinals; signed RHP Steve Less, INF Joey McCarthy, and RHP Jared Simon; released SS Kory Lonergan

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed OF Willie Keene, SS Bryant Perdomo, and 1B Scott Simon; reinstated LHP Chris Tierney from the Injured Reserve List; released RHP Roy Irle and RHP Josh Ward

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed OF Rob Vernon; released 3B Justin Gregula and RHP Justin Staatz

June 15, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed RHP Marty Wiesler

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF Josh Miller, RHP Mark Murray, INF Matthew Reynolds, and 1B Kasey Wahl; announced the retirement of LHP Eric Shaffer; released INF Steve Chinn, INF Chad Miller, and LHP Thomas Wilson

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed INF Tyler Evans and OF Casey Smith; released 2B Keith Haas and C Joe Neal

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP John Brownell: released RHP Matt Lovelady and RHP Mitch Waters

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHP Albert Ayala and RHP Chad Catalano; released C Jeremiah Knackstedt

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Placed OF Alhaji Turay on the Injured Reserve List; released OF Matt Sauls

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed C D.J. Dixon

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed C Matt Rademacher; released INF Ben Ramsey and C Nick Smith

June 13, 2007

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed LHP Chad Linder; released OF Collin Brown

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Released 1B Jason Von Behren

June 12, 2007

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Reinstated OF Brendan O’Donnell from the Injured Reserve List; placed OF Adam Heffron on the Injured Reserve List

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed RHP Bill Konecny and C/1B Nick Salotti

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed INF Greg Andrews; released SS Joey McCarthy, RHP Noah Russo, and LHP Casey Werneke

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP Derek Lehrman and INF Andrew Smith; released RHP Dan Fyvie

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed OF Ryan Czyz and 2B Jeff Landry; announced the retirement of RHP Collin Walker; released LHP Gary Cahoon and RHP Scott Evosevich

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed RHP Jason Baca, LHP Roy Bringelson, and RHP Drew Himes; released RHP John Brownell, RHP Gerad Bryan, and RHP Chad Catalano

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed 1B Seth Button and LHP Jonathan Tapper; reinstated INF Steve Hudson from the Injured Reserve List; released OF Steve Georgion, SS Jon Hickey, and RHP Alex McEnany

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed LHP Ryan Davis and RHP Travis Risser; placed RHP Patrick Stanley on the Injured Reserve List

June 11, 2007

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Released OF Chad Leon

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed RHP Jason Herman; released RHP Drew Himes and INF Dan Marshall

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP Sam Mann; released C Orestes Gonzalez

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed 1B Steve Georgion (from May 29th); released LHP Justin Robinson

June 10, 2007

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Released LHP Andy Woods

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Reinstated RHP Yoh Ochiai from retirement

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed C Eric Beck and LHP Jesse Warren

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed RHP Matt Mehne; released INF John Day

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed LHP Brian Logan (from May 19th); announced retirement of RHP Jon Qualls (from May 21st); released OF Zach Archer, LHP Steve Ferguson, RHP Jamie Ganz, INF Matt Guiliano, RHP Joey Martinson, LHP Kevin Peller (all from May 21st); released LHP Jonathon Tapper

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed INF Ben Ramsey

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Traded INF Ben Ramsey to Traverse City for the Beach Bums’ first round pick in the 2008 Frontier League draft.

June 9, 2007

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed LHP Kyle Pawelczyk

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed RHP Nick Dunning and C Joe Neal; announced the retirement of RHP Matt Marksbury; released OF Courtney Billingslea, LHP Jason Furrow, and RHP Chris Webb

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Placed RHP Dane DeValk on the Injured Reserve List

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed LHP Ron Madej; released RHP Scott Taylor

June 8, 2007

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed LHP Kyle Kearcher and RHP Matt Lovelady; reinstated RHP Cooper Eddy from the Injured Reserve List; released RHP Tyler Brown, RHP James Lewis, and SS/2B Josh Mader

June 7, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed RHP Emmanuel Vazquez; released RHP Eli Diaz

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Released OF Jason Hurst

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed 1B Robert Moron

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHP Adam Bretl

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed C Robert Perkins; released RHP Bobby Darling

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed INF Mike Scanzano; placed LHP Chris Tierney on the Injured Reserve List; released 1B/DH John C. Smith

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Released INF Eric Lawson

June 5, 2007

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF Shaun Lehmann

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHP Rick Hummel and C Jeremiah Knackstedt; announced retirement of RHP Brad Cherry; released OF Estevan Quintana

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed RHP Gerad Bryan

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed INF Phil Butch and C Mike Darrah; released C Travis Chapman

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed OF R.C. Dickerson

June 4, 2007

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed LHP Jason Bennion, LHP Jason Furrow, UTIL Keith Haas, and RHP Mark Janszen, placed RHP Cody Castle and RHP David Watkins on the Injured Reserve List; released LHP Grant Payton and INF Ryan Steinbach

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Placed C Justus Kimbrough on the Injured Reserve List

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Announced the retirement of RHP Ryan Herbort; released 3B Michael Richardson

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Reinstated C/3B Takeshi Yamamoto from the Injured Reserve List; released RHP Craig Brookes and Lafringe Hayes

June 2, 2007

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed OF Tim Rowe and INF Andrew Wong; announced retirement of OF Matthew Leake; released RHP Cameron Cheek and SS Dallas Christison

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed C Bernie Dennis; released C John MacLeod

June 1, 2007

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP John Sullivan; released LHP Chris Davis and RHP Matt Kemp

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed RHP Matt Keller; announced retirement of RHP Caleb McConnell

May 30, 2007

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed OF Daniel Guttridge

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed 3B Angel Colon; released C/UTIL Ryan Greene

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed OF Alhaji Turay

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed LHP Derek Griffith and RHP Pete Parise; released LHP Billye Hollister and RHP Justin Liogghio

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed OF Eric Earnhart

May 29, 2007

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed RHP Brian Blomquist; placed RHP Jason Adams on the Injured Reserve List; released RHP Wilfredo Romero

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed RHP Craig Brookes and C/INF Lance Koenig; traded RHP Josh Ward to Southern Illinois for future considerations; released UTIL Justin Carter

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Released LHP Adam Revelette

May 28, 2007

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF Jason Hurst; reinstated INF Kyle Smith from retirement; placed OF Brendan O’Donnell on the Injured Reserve List; released INF Nick Popp

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Placed 2B Steve Hudson on the Injured Reserve List

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Traded RHP Roy Irle to Southern Illinois for the Miners’ #1 pick in the 2008 Frontier League draft; announced retirement of RHP Cory Hahn

May 26, 2007

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed OF Chad Leon; Released INF T.J. Starkey

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed RHP James Hertel; Announced the retirement of LHP Casey Werneke

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Placed OF Matt Sauls on the Injured Reserve List

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Announced retirement of OF Mike Arbinger

May 25, 2007

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF Brendan O’Donnell

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed RHP Cody Castle and UTIL Eddie Gonzalez

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed UTIL Mike Brady and C Orestes Gonzalez

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed C Ken Lup

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Released RHP John Smith and RHP Adam Kroft

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Released C Josh Hayes; Placed C Takeshi Yamamoto on the Injured Reserve List

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Placed RHP Cory Hahn and C Ryan Price on the Injured Reserve List.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed OF Scott Balster, RHP Mike Causey, and RHP Brock Hunton; Announced retirement of LHP Cory Lapinski; Placed RHP Steven Guerra on the Injured Reserve List; Sold contract rights of C Nick Trzesniak to Texas Rangers

May 22, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Released INF Aaron Levinson, INF Cy Donald, OF Leo Grullon, RHP Steven Harris and RHP Andrew Arreola

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Traded RHP John Koch to Sioux City of the American Association for OF Brendon O’Donnell; Released 2B Tucker Frawley, OF Matt Mazurek, LHP Kyle Warren, RHP Matt Whitmore and RHP Brock Hunton

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Traded 1B Eddy Kim to Bradenton of the South Coast League for a player to be named later; Traded OF Chad Leon to Nashua of the Can/Am League for future considerations; Released C Chad Abbott, C Matt Blazinski, INF Brad Thoma, OF Jason Hurst, RHP Brandon Brooks, RHP Justin Weichert and RHP Jose Corchado

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Announced C Trave Hopkins retired; Released INF Jacob Morales, INF Brandon Morgan, OF Jonathan Anderson, RHP Darrell Garcia and RHP Damon Miller

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP Tyler Brown; Placed RHP Cooper Eddy on Injured Reserve List; Released INF Ben Hall, UTIL D.J. Bailey and RHP Louis Lovelady

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed OF Colin Brown; Released 3B Wilson Burwell, INF Josh Legg and LHP Matt Krohe

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Traded RHP Adam Kroft to Rio Grande Valley of the United League for a player to be named later

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed OF Jarrod Klausman; Suspended RHP Chase Leatherwood for failure to report; Released C Mike Darrah, 1B Josh Carter, 3B Ian Manson, OF Tony Marcianti, LHP Eddie Martinez, RHP Luke Katich, RHP Keegan Laycock, RHP John Katich and RHP Steve Less

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed C Nick Smith, 2B Eric Lawson and RHP Nick Pepper; Placed 2B Steve Young on the Injured Reserve List; Released 1B Kevin Mishol, LHP Jon Reese, RHP David Beigh and RHP Matt Olson

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Released C Mike Marshall, OF Mike Wadowski, LHP Jason McMillan and RHP Mike Mlotkowski

May 21, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Released C/INF Eddie Gonzalez

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed INF Jacob Morales; Retired UTIL Gus Fernandez

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Retired RHP Jonathan Merrell; Released 1B Mark Davis

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Released C Chris Carbonaro, C Ryan Schmidt, OF Parris Austin, LHP Jeff Randol, RHP Mike Renery

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed 3B Cy Donald, RHP Justin Liogghio

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Traded 1B/OF Jarrod Klausman to Slippery Rock for a player to be named later; Released RHP Shawn Kerek

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Released RHP Ryan Brandt

May 18, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed OF Jon Poterson, RHP Eli Diaz and RHP Steven Harris

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Released RHP Justin Liogghio and RHP Chase Leatherwood

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed C Joey Huskins, INF Victor Roldan, 1B Will Henderson, 1B/3B Matt Hagen, OF Roberto Valiente, LHP Shaun Parker, LHP David Dowling, LHP John Gragg, RHP Brady Salter, RHP John Brownell and RHP Chris Catalano; Announced C Trey Johnston retired; Released C Adam Hutchins, C/OF Fumimasa Ishibashi, INF Jake Bowen, INF Lenny Leclerq, OF Cody Youngblood, LHP E.J. Basta, RHP Lincoln Smith and RHP Mike McInerney

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed C Travis Chapman, C Michael Darrah, INF Michael Richardson, INF Kory Lonergan, 2B Steve Hudson, LHP Eddie Martinez, LHP Zac Cline, RHP Keegan Laycock, RHP Nick Tracy, RHP Brian Baxter, RHP Alex McEnaney, RHP Steve Less and RHP Luke Katich; Traded C Jason Arrowood to Gateway for LHP Eddie Martinez; Placed RHP Ryan Herbort on the Injured Reserve List; Announced OF Colby Rickabaugh and RHP Jon Oliver retired; Released C Tony Iacovone, C Dustin Rowland, SS Eric Bonds, SS Omar Quiles, INF Mike Melo, OF Luis Lajaca, LHP Brenton Gilmore, and RHP Ben Lovell

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Released LHP Jason Duncan

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Released C Kevin Butler

May 17, 2007

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed RHP Brian McCullough

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed C Jason Arrowood, RHP Jeremy Dow and RHP Darrell Garcia; Placed RHP Todd Boessen on Injured Reserve List; Announced SS Kevin Meadows retired.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed 1B Mark Davis, RHP Matt Kemp and RHP Mitch Waters; Released C Adam Durfee, 1B Steve Alexander, 1B Rob Jacobson, INF Mick Curran, OF Greg Veltri, OF Joe’l Marshall, RHP Chris Spigner, RHP Nick Sandy, RHP Chris Kurtz, RHP Jonathan Merrell, RHP Corey Spigner, RHP Nick Pepper, LHP Brian Kline, and LHP Ben Lewerke

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed 3B Trey Hendricks III, OF Matt Leake and LHP Matt Krohe

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed OF/C Jonathan Thomas, LHP Jason Duncan, RHP Matt Olson and RHP Jeff Williams; Released C Evan Jackson and OF RC Dickerson

May 16, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Released C John Papierski, INF Jeffery Thamann, RHP Brian Winings, RHP Yale Silverman

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Released 1B/C Jason Baroff, SS Chris Dibiaso, SS Blake Honey, RHP Chris Borchers, RHP John Schoenholtz, LHP Matt Hayes; Placed C Jon Pasieka on Injured Reserve List.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed C Evan Jackson, C Chad Abbott, C Clint Chauncey, INF Michael Richardson, INF Greg Stone, INF Beau Blacken, INF Joe Holland, OF Chad Etheridge,
OF Jason Hurst, OF Reggie Watson, OF Courtney Billingslea, RHP Matt Marksbury, RHP Justin Wickert, RHP Domingo Acosta, RHP Chris Webb, RHP Jason Bowlin, LHP Grant Payton and LHP Alan Quijano; Announced RHP Mitch Goins and RHP B.J. Church retired; Traded SS Mike Deveaux to Macon of the South Coast League for RHP Mike Wichart and traded 3B Mike Richardson to Slippery Rock for a player to be named later; Released OF Mike Harkins, OF Blandon Hancock, OF Chris Tuttle, OF Mark Egar, RHP Rick Roselle and RHP Will Jostock.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed C Charlie Lisk, LHP Justin Roelle, LHP Casey Wernke, LHP Gabe Eikum and RHP Toro Trevino; Traded RHP Anthony Rebyanski and LHP Cory Lapinski to Windy City for C Charlie Lisk and RHP Toro Trevino; Released C Chris Crescenzi, INF Curtis Burkalter, OF Joe Meador, OF Daniel Sellers, RHP Spencer Steward, RHP Mark Lewis, RHP Steve Dunham

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed C Ryan Price, SS Rene Quintana, LHP Adam Revelette, LHP Tom Cochran, RHP Aaron Ledbetter, RHP Shawn Kerek; Retired RHP Jimmy Barrett; Suspended OF Mike Arbinger for failure to report

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Retired INF Dusty Bensko (correction from 5/15)

May 15, 2007

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed INF Jason Baroff, INF Nicholas Popp and RHP Brock Hunton; Suspended OF Kyle Brault for failure to report.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Traded INF Mike Just to Fargo-Moorhead of the Northern League for LHP Matthew Krohe, INF Trey Hendricks, INF Brandon Jones and OF Matt Leake and a player to be named later; Released 3B/1B Angel Colon, C Johnny Coit, OF Justin Ard, OF Eric Sansouci, OF Brian Toner, RHP Jeremy Dow, RHP Mark Peterson, RHP Kyle Monroe-Dison, RHP Brian Blomquist, RHP Matt Luca, LHP Brandon Hodge, LHP Rhett Barber and LHP Mike Jernstad

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed RHP Chris McGraw and LHP Jonathan Tapper

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed C Evan Jackson, OF Royce Dickerson, RHP Brett Bostelman and LHP Jon Reese; Released RHP Dennis Lane and LHP Jason Furrow

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Released INF Tristan Johnson and INF Dusty Bensko

May 3, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed INF Cy Donald, INF Jeff Thamann, OF Gavin Ng and RHP Yale Silverman; Announced OF Sean Dobson retired

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed 1B Eddie Kim, LHP Jon Troop and RHP Mark Eger

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHP Cameron Cheek

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed C Tony Iacavone and INF Michael Melo

May 2, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Received RHP Eli Diaz from Nashua of the Can/Am League as player to be named in previous trade

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Traded INF Mike Scanzano to the Sussex Skyhawks of the Can/Am League for future considerations

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed LHP Mike Jernstad; Traded C Travis Chapman to Slippery Rock for RHP Cameron Cheek

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed OF Luis Lajara, RHP Ryan Herbort and RHP Brian Baxter

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed OF Jarod Rine and RHP Patrick Stanley

April 27, 2007

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed INF Steve Chinn

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed OF Jeff Brown

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed LHP Justin Mattison

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed C Nick Trzesniak

April 26, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed INF Aaron Levinson

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed RHP Yoh Oshiai

April 24, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed RHP Andrew Arreola and LHP Brian Marshall

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Reinstated INF Matt Edwards from Injured List; Released OF Mike Spry to become coach, released 1B/LHP Shawn Barrett

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed 1B Mike Harkins and RHP Dane Mason

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed SS Curtis Burkhalter Jr.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Released OF Takaaki Suetsugu

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed 1B Josh Carter, RHP Derek Duclos and LHP Kory Bucklew

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed 1B Mario Garza

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed INF Ryan Graham

April 20, 2007

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF Kyle Broult, RHP Jared Trout, RHP Justin Jordan, LHP Thomas Wilson and LHP Andy Woods; Announced INF Kyle Smith and OF Grant Rembert retired.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed SS T. J. Starkey and C Josh Lex

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Reinstated UTIL Ryan Sullivan from Retired List; Signed UTIL Ryan Sullivan, RHP Chris Little and RHP Eric Ridener; Announced C Trave Hopkins retired; Released OF David Arnold

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed C/1B Robby Jacobson, 1B Robert Moron and 3B Mick Curran

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHP Brad Cherry and RHP Damian Ursin; Traded OF Phil Grau to Coastal Bend of American Association to complete earlier trade.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed 2B Sean McFadden, OF Jason James, OF Parris Austin, C Adam Hutchins, C Ryan Schmidt, RHP Mike Marksbury, RHP Mike McInerney and RHP John Smith; Announced OF Nick Johnson retired

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed 1B Jason Von Behren, SS Omar Quiles, C John McLeod, C Bryan Vickers, RHP John Katich and LHP Justin Robinson

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed 2B Ralph Santana

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed INF Nathan Messner

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed OF Mike Coles

April 13, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed RHP Daryl Arreola

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed INF Cody Montgomery

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed 3B Tim Grogan, SS Ryan Steinbach, INF Brad Thoma and RHP David Watkins

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed Signed LHP Cory Lapinski and RHP Matt Olson; Released LHP Rusty Jones and RHP Chilion Stapleton

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed OF Aaron Bulkley, UTIL D.J. Bailey, RHP James Lewis and RHP Louis Lovelady; Announced 1B Ray Gill retired (correction from previous transaction)

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed 1B/3B Angel Colon

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed SS Jon Hickey, OF Casey Bowling and RHP Brent Gabel

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed RHP Nick Tisone, RHP Travis Hope and RHP Jason Adams

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed 1B/DH Curtis Ledbetter, OF Zack Kalter and OF Jeff Vincent

April 9, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed C Alex Derhak and RHP Brian Winings; Announced INF Brian Colopy retired

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Acquired OF Kyle Brault and RHP Jared Trout from North Shore of the Can/Am League for future considerations; Announced LHP Cody Blackard retired

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed C Chris Crescenzi

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Reinstated 1B Ray Gill from Retired List; Released RHP Michael Cervera

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed LHP Rhett Barber

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Named Adam Shafer pitching coach; Signed OF Nate Yoho and RHP Caleb McConnell

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed 3B Sam Orr

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed RHP Ian Heisel and RHP Justin Staatz

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed C J.P. Lowen, C Gavin Concepcion, LHP Isaac Hess and LHP Danny Borne; Acquired OF Mike Cols and a player to be named later from Gary of the Northern League for two players to be named after the 2007 season.

April 3, 2007

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed SS Mike Deveaux

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed C Mike Russell

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed 3B Ian Manson

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed SS Ramon Navarro, 1B/OF/RHP Tim Dorn and RHP Jamie Ganz

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed OF Lafringe Hayes and RHP Josh Ward

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed SS Kyle Padgett, C Pat O’Brien, RHP Jimmy Barrett and RHP Michael Hauff

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed INF Gilberto Mejia

March 29, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed C Jeff Parrish; Traded LHP Drew Jackson to Amarillo of the United League for RHP Brian Winings and C Alex Derhak

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed RHP Scott Souther

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed RHP Brandon Brooks and OF Blandon Hancock

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Traded OF/LHP to Sussex of Can/Am League for RHP Spencer Steward; Signed RHP Spencer Steward

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed 2B Ben Hall and UTIL Greg Veltri

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed C Travis Chapman and C Johnny Coit

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Acquired OF Jason Von Behren from Fort Worth of the American Association for future considerations

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed LHP Danny Almonte

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed OF Mike Arbinger, C Kevin Butler, RHP Brent Gabel and RHP J.J. Hollenbeck

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed RHP Scott Taylor and RHP Matt Petty

March 21, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed INF Adrian Cantu, OF Sean Dobson and RHP Tyler Meigs

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed RHP Jake Haggarty

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed INF Brandon Morgan and RHP Nathan Roush

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed INF Joe Ramos and OF Simon Williams

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed INF Mike Just

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed OF Ryan Kane and C Ryan Hanson

March 16, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed OF Leo Grullon; Announced OF Taylor Johnson retired

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed RHP Justin Liogghio

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed OF Jonathan Armitage and RHP Jeff Williams; Traded RHP Ryan Rafferty to Atlantic City of the Can-Am League for LHP B.J. Richmond, C Chris Crescenzi and a player to be named later.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed INF Josh Mader, RHP Chris Kurtz, RHP Jonathan Merrell and LHP Chris Davis

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed OF/RHP Josh Legg, OF Estevan Quintana and C/INF Andrew Sweet; Acquired the rights to C Johnny Coit from St. Joe of the American Association for a previous trade

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed 2B Kyle Werman

March 9, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed INF Brian Colopy

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF Tim Auty and RHP Jon Lewis

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed 1B Collin Martin and OF Ryan Basham

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Announced UTIL Justin Colbert retired

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed LHP Scott Fogelson

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed RHP Patrick Sadler

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed C Mike Marshall

March 6, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed C/INF Eddie Gonzalez

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed OF David Arnold

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed LHP Brian Kline and OF/LHP Jeff Grose

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHP Chris Clem

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed C Rob Wirth, OF Zach Archer and LHP Steve Ferguson

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed C/3B Takeshi Yamamato and RHP Phil Tognetti; Released C Clay Blevins

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed OF Chris Sidick

March 2, 2007

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed C Tom Pennino

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed RHP Andrew Himes

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP Cooper Eddy and RHP Dan Fyvie

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed RHP Tanner Watson

February 28, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed INF/C Tim Baywal, OF Travis Storrer, RHP Luke Palmer, RHP Ryan Flanigan, LHP Bryan Johnson

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed RHP Jimmy Conroy; Traded C Ricky Clinton to St. Joe of the American Association for a player to be named later

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed UTIL Manny Paula, RHP Mark Lewis, and RHP Noah Russo

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP Josh Martin

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed LHP Gary Cahoon and RHP Scott Evosevich; Traded SS Steve Butler to South Georgia of the South Coast League for future considerations

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed C/OF Fumimasa Ishibashi and RHP Ryan Brnardic

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed 3B Chris Hall, OF Jose Torres, RHP Robbie Wooley, RHP Wilfredo Romero, and LHP Kevin Peller; Announced the retirement of RHP Beau Massey, RHP Chris Pillsbury, and 1B Andy Hudak

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed RHP Daniel Hawkins

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Sold INF Anthony Seratelli to the Kansas City Royals; Signed RHP Ryan Brandt and RHP Mike Mlotkowski

February 20, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed INF Evan Sobel, INF Paul Rutgers, OF Jaziel Mendoza, OF John Torres Jr., RHP Kurt Hartfelder and LHP Zac Johnson

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed INF Matt Edwards, OF Grant Rembert, OF Adam Heffron, LHP Matt Restivo, LHP Eric Shaffer and RHP Mike Bille

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP Brandon Martin and RHP Dane DeValk; Traded RHP Brandon Martin to Laredo of United League for RHP James Lewis

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHP Jeremy Dow

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed INF Brad Dutton, INF Jake Bowen, INF Joe Anthonsen, INF John Day, INF Lenny Leclercq Jr., C Justus Kimbrough, C Chris Carbonaro,
OF Brandon Cohen, OF Matt Sauls, OF Cody Youngblood, RHP Bobby Darling, RHP Adam Kroft, LHP E.J. Basta, LHP Garrett Bauer and LHP Jeff Randol

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed RHP Jonathan Oliver

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed LHP Jack Nelson

February 14, 2007

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed INF Travis Garcia, RHP Perry Cunningham, RHP Justin Drabek and RHP Eric Teall

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed INF Kyle Smith and RHP Anthony Del Prete

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed RHP Steve Dunham and RHP Todd Boessen; Announced RHP Rob Blumberg retired

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed INF Kyle Kmiecik, RHP Jeff Long and RHP Dan Caldwell

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed LHP Jason Duncan

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Traded LHP Andrew Coffey to San Angelo of the United League for a player to be named later.

February 7, 2007

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Named Mike Spry hitting coach and Chris Anderson pitching coach; Signed RHP Jon Koch, RHP Chris Borchers and C Jon Pasieka

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP Justin Cicatello, OF Josh Carter, OF/1B Keith Brachold and C Trevor Eastman

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Announced OF Eddie Guessford retired

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed OF Takaaki Suetsugu

February 2, 2007

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed 1B/LHP Shawn Barrett

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed OF Dustin Roberts, OF Jonathan Anderson, LHP/OF Rusty Jones, INF Jesse Acosta, C Trave Hopkins, RHP Brandon Kellbach and RHP Damon Miller

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed 1B/DH Bobby Mosby, 3B Wilson Burwell; Traded 1B Mike Madrid to St. Joe of the American Association for future considerations; Traded 1B Chris Brown to Coastal Bend of the American Association for 3B Wilson Burwell.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed RHP Bobby Mack

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed 1B Brad Vericker, 2B Steve Young, UTIL Justin Carter, RHP Robbie McClellan and RHP David Beigh

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed 3B Robbie Knapp, OF Matt Sutton and RHP Gus Hlebovy; Announced INF Nick Massari retired; Suspended LHP Dave Dobosz

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed INF Anthony Seratelli; Traded C Steve Ketter to Gary of the Northern League to complete prior transaction; Acquired RHP Ryan Brandt from Gary of the Northern League for a player to be named later.

January 24, 2007

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Traded OF Mike Galloway to Quebec of the Can/Am League for a player to be named later

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed OF Joe Meador, OF Daniel Sellers, RHP Erik Dessau and RHP Anthony Rebyanski

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Announced INF Adam Leavitt retired; Released UTIL Jared Johnson, INF John Wolff, RHP Robert Eli Rose and RHP Steven Squires

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed UTIL Brad Hough and LHP Bryan Hansen

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed INF Dusty Bensko

January 19, 2007

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Acquired RHP Jon Koch from Brockton of the Can/Am League; Returned the contractual rights of OF Dale Mueller to Gary of the Northern League; Announced LHP Nathan Arnold retired.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Sold RHP Mike DeMark to the San Diego Padres

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed INF Dan Marshall Jr. and OF/1B Stephen Holdren

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed SS Dallas Christison

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed SS Eric Bonds

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed RHP Charlie Hahn and LHP Chris Tierney

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed RHP Layton Klovstad and LHP Ryan Gehring

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed SS Michael Ambrose

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed OF Scott Billak; Announced RHP Preston Simms retired

January 12, 2007

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Traded LHP Brian Johnson to Laredo of United League for UTIL Brad Hough

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed RHP Greg Lasinski and OF Colby Rickabaugh

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed 1B Casey Smith and INF Matt Guiliano

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed RHP Steve Shippey and LHP Jason Furrow; Announced 3B Nick Batkoski retired; Released RHP Paul Mezzetta

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed 1B Phillip Hawke, UTIL Josh Horn, RHP Jeff Mault and RHP Billy Phillips; Traded C Jason Mann to San Angelo of the United League for a player to be named later

January 8, 2007

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Announced RHP Marcus Barriger retired

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHP Steve Brook, RHP Luke O’Laughlin, RHP Colin Walker, OF Phil Grau and OF/1B Phil Laurent

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed RHP Roy Irle

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed RHP Toro Trevino, RHP Shawn Phillips, INF Wes Long and OF John McCarthy; Released LHP Rick Weber, LHP Rustin Jones, INF John Santor, INF Scott Vetter, OF Mike Forbes and OF Steve Holdren

January 2, 2007

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed RHP Matt Whitmore and INF Ryan Bethel

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHP Mike Benacka, LHP Brandon Hodge, LHP Tim Dugan, INF/C Ryan Greene and OF Brian Toner

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed LHP Billye Hollister

December 29, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed RHP John Schoenholtz, INF Mike Scanzano and INF Tucker Frawley

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Traded RHP Mike Mlotkowski and their 2007 2nd Round
draft choice to the Windy City Thunderbolts for RHP Brandon Kellbach

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed OF Justin Ard and RHP Matt Luca

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed OF Tony Marcianti; Announced 2B Jason Bucholtz retired

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed INF Justin Holmes

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Traded RHP Aaron Ledbetter and 3B Pat Peavey to Newark of the Atlantic League for a player to be named later

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed RHP Steven Guerra

December 21, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Traded OF John Ramistella to Nashua of the Can/Am League for OF Sean Dobson and a player to be named later.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF Zack Pace, OF Matt Mazurek, LHP Matt Hayes; Traded C Jeff Funaro to Nashua of the Can/Am League for future considerations.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed SS Joey McCarthy; Traded OF Freddy Lopez to Yuma of the Golden Baseball League for a player to be named later; Traded RHP Steve Soja to Yuma of the Golden Baseball League for RHP Steve Dunham.

SLIPPERY ROCK SLIDERS: Signed OF Jason Curry.

December 18, 2006

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed OF/1B Mike Breyman and INF Kyle Bradburry

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed SS Steve Butler; Announced OF Eric Chevelier retired

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed LHP Brody Taylor

December 13, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Announced RHP John Martinez retired; Traded OF Luke Barganier to Bradenton of South Coast League for a player to be named later; Traded C Dorian Dixon to Anderson of the South Coast League for INF Evan Sobel

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Traded RHP Ryan Burnau to Brockton of the Can/Am League for INF Mike Scanzano; Traded LHP Donny Langdon to North Shore of the Can/Am League for INF Ryan Bethel; Announced the retirement of RHP Nathan Stone, 2B Frank Scott and SS Brian McKenna; Released C Tim Baywal

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Sold OF Ian Church to the St. Louis Cardinals

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed OF Anthony Albano; Traded SS Mike Cockrell to North Shore of the Can/Am League for LHP Tim Dugan; Traded LHP Brian Keating to Reno of the Golden Baseball League for OF Phil Grau

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed RHP Mike Renery

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed OF Eric Vega; Traded RHP Marshall Plouffe to Reno of the Golden Baseball League for C Rob Wirth

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Sold SS Brett Grandstrand to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays; Announced LHP Corey Ohalek retired

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed RHP/INF Amos Ramon and OF Mike Wadowski

December 1, 2006

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Traded SS Josh Sanchez to El Paso of the American Association for 1B Mike Harkins

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Assigned rights of C Rob Wirth to Sioux Falls of the American Association to complete a previous trade

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Released 3B Jose Castanon, INF Justin McKinley, C Trave Hopkins, C Jon Marshall, OF Jason Boyd, OF Casey Bowling, RHP’s Greg Lasinski, Adam Tyler and Shawn Callahan

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Traded INF Chris DiBlasi to San Diego of the Golden League to complete previous trade; Released C Gooby Gerlits and 1B Richard Quihuis-Bell

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed RHP’s Joe Martinson and Jon Qualls

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Released OF/1B Al Roach, OF/3B Justin Meagher, OF Nathan Gravley, OF Jaziel Mendoza, C/1B Kevin Gergel, RHP’s Dave Lemieux and Jordan Thompson

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed 1B/OF Jarrod Klausman

November 28, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed C J.C. Field

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed OF/1B Chris Gibson

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Acquired INF Steve Butler from St. Paul of the American Association for future considerations; Traded RHP Shawn Phillips and the 2007 1st round draft choice to Windy City for OF Anthony Albano

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Traded INF David Keesee to San Diego of the Golden League for C Joey Huskins, INF Victor Roldan and 1B Will Henderson

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS: Signed INF Eric Harryman and 1B Mike Victor; Acquired 3B Chris Hall and OF Jose Torres from St. Paul of the American Association for future considerations

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed RHP Tony Casoli and 1B Brad Vericker; Sold LHP Ryan Arial to the Baltimore Orioles; Traded RHP Hunter Davis and OF Mike Reese to Gary of the Northern League to complete previous trades.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed INF Justin Gregula, RHP Ben Ramsey and RHP Jeff Michael; Released OF Shane Winkler

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Traded RHP Brian Beuning to Winnipeg of the Northern League for INF/RHP Amos Ramon; Traded RHP Raymond Jenkins to Joliet of the Northern League for RHP Eric Fusell; Traded OF Kevin House to Schaumburg of the Northern League for RHP Clyde Jenkins and INF Rob Marconi; Signed INF Rob Marconi

September 19, 2006

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Sold C Charlie Lisk to the San Diego Padres.

August 29, 2006

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Placed RHP Jordan Rasmussen on injured reserve.

August 23, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed LHP Bryan Johnson.

August 22, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Placed LHP Ted Juske on injured reserve.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Suspended OF Riley Cook.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Released C/3B Greg Stevens.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Placed RHP Josh Martin on injured reserve; Signed RH Steve Squires.

August 15, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed RHP Ryan Flanigan; Obtained OF/1B Taylor Johnson and LHP Ted Juske from the Gateway Grizzlies for OF Daniel Sellers, RHP Ryan Rafferty and a player to be named later; Announced the retirement of LHP Lavelle Morgan.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed RHP Donnie Johnson; Released OF Adam Balkan.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Yesterday’s trade with Windy City has been nullified due to the failure of a player to report. The trade has been modified and now stands as follows: Gateway obtains RHP Noah Russo, RHP Mike Mlotkowski and a 2nd round 2007 draft pick from Windy City for OF Kevin House and a player to be named later; Gateway also obtained OF Daniel Sellers, RHP Ryan Rafferty and a player to be named later from the Chillicothe Paints for OF/1B Taylor Johnson and LHP Ted Juske; Signed RHP Marcus Barriger; Traded RHP Todd Pennington to Lancaster of the Atlantic League for a player to be named later.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed IF David Keesee.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed C Kevin Butler.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Yesterday’s trade with the Gateway Grizzlies has been nullified due to the failure of a player to report. The trade has been modified and now stands as follows: Windy City obtains OF Kevin House and a player to be named later from Gateway for RHP Noah Russo, RHP Mike Mlotkowski and a 2007 2nd Round draft pick; Signed OF Anthony Albano,LHP Scott Nicholson and RHP Brian Baxter; Suspended Jason McMillan.

August 14, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed RHP Tyler Meigs; Obtained RHP Curt Moenter and LHP Drew Jackson from the Florence Freedom for OF Matt Cooksey and RHP Ben Lovell; Released RHP Dave Lipson.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed LHP Nathan Arnold; Obtained OF Mike Galloway from Florence Freedom for 1B Beau Blacken; Suspended RHP Landon Brazell.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Obtained OF Matt Cooksey and RHP Ben Lovell from Chillicothe Paints for RHP Curt Moenter and LHP Drew Jackson; Obtained 1B Beau Blacken from Evansville Otters for OF Mike Galloway.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed RHP Rob Blumberg and RHP Jordan Rasmussen; Obtained RHP Noah Russo, LHP Jason McMillan and a 2007 2nd Round draft pick from the Windy City ThunderBolts for OF Kevin House and a player to be named; Released LHP Ian Hagan, LHP Brian Mayfield, LHP Scott Nicholson and LHP Dale Brewer; Announced the retirement of RHP Chris Little.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Activated RHP Mike Marksbury from injured reserve; Released LHP Augie Rodriguez.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed LHP Rustin Jones; Obtained OF Kevin House and a player to be named later from the Gateway Grizzlies for RHP Kevin Russo, LHP Jason McMillan and a 2007 2nd Round draft pick; Announced the retirement of IF John McCarthy.

August 11, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Sold RHP Nick Cavanagh to the Houston Astros.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed OF Lance Thompson; Released OF Tim Ryan and LHP Casey Wernke.

August 9, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed C Jeff Funaro; Placed OF Mike Spry on injured reserve.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed IF Charlie Lisk; Traded IF Clemente Bonilla to Fullerton of the Golden League for a player to be named later.

August 8, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed RHP Dave Lipson.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed RHP Buddy Klovstad; Released OF Chris Draska.

August 7, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed C D.J. Dixon; Released C Tim Bayard.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF Adam Balkan.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed OF Tim Ryan; Released RHP Chris Perez.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Obtained RHP Shawn Phillips and RHP Greg Lasinski from Washington Wild Things for RHP Aaron Ledbetter; Released RHP Pat Kohorst.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Obtained RHP Aaron Ledbetter from River City Rascals for RHP Shawn Phillips and RHP Greg Lasinski.

August 3, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed OF Dan Sellers, OF Leo Grullon and C Eddie Gonzalez.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Released C Jud Kindle; Announced the retirement of 1B Geoff Desmond.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed LHP Casey Wernke; Released RHP Marc Acierno.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Obtained RHP John Smith from San Angelo of the United League for the contractual rights to IF Olmo Rosario.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed OF Jaziel Mendoza.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed 1B/OF Stephen Holdren; Released OF Adam Balkan.

August 2, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed RHP John Martinez; Released OF/1B Jaziel Mendoza, C Jeff Funaro, LHP Jacob Hines and RHP Shane Beans.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP Eli Rose; Released RHP Brandon Mendola.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHP Caleb McConnell.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed C Brian Vickers, RHP Bobby Darling and LHP Shaun Parker; Released IF Cody Brooks, IF Pat Isoz and RHP Ryan Brnaric; Placed RHP Joe Barbosa on injured reserve.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed LHP Ryan Ariail.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Sold C Brandon Ketron to the New York Yankees.

July 31, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed UTIL Ryan Kane.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF Riley Cook.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Annnounced the retirement of LHP Grant Payton.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed RHP Chilion Stapleton.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP Jon Merrell.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Announced the retirement of 3B/DH Greg Buscher.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed IF Chris DiBlasi and IF Pat Isoz; Announced the retirement of C Eric Cavers.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Released LHP Shawn Parker.

July 28, 2006

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Placed RHP Mike Marksbury on injured reserve.

July 27, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed RHP Shane Beans.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed C/3B Greg Stevens, LHP Dale Brewer and RHP Andrew Himes; Placed RHP Chris Little on injured reserve; Released C/3B Alex Durhak, LHP Todd Stein and RHP Anthony Rebyanski.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHP Adam Tyler; Released OF Ryan Episcopo and RHP Mike Renery.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed OF Jason James and 1B Richard Quihuis-Bell; Released IF Ryan Gipson, 1B/OF Stephen Holdren and 1B Scott Lefler.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Activated OF Nathan Gravley from injured reserve.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed OF Shane Winkler, FHP Shawn Phillips and RHP Jonathon Hollenbeck.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Activated RHP Mike Causey from injured reserve; Released RHP Ignacio Estrada.

July 24, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Announced the retirement of IF Jeremy Brotherton.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed IF John Wolff and C Michael Russell; Released IF Casey N. Baker.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Obtained OF Jason Boyd from the Washington Wild Things for a player to be named later.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Activated LHP Walt Novosel from injured reserve; Traded OF Jason Boyd to the River City Rascals for a player to be named later; Released RHP Justin Schrader.

July 20, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Announced the retirement of C Rickey Clinton.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Placed RHP B.J. Church on injured reserve.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP Brandon Mendola.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed OF Kyle Keen and RHP Pat Kohorst; Released C/3B Eddie Gonzalez and RHP Dustin Bolton.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed OF Chris Draska; Released OF John Engers.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Announced the retirement of RHP Cory Hahn.

July 18, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Announced the retirement of OF Tommy Paterson.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Obtained 1B Geoff Desmond from River City to complete a previous trade.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Obtained 1B/DH Eddie Kim from River City in a trade for OF Chris Brown and and 3B/DH Greg Boscher.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Activated OF Kevin House from injured reserve; Released OF bobby Gilliam.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Activated RHP Josh Martin from injured reserve; Released 1B/OF Mike Hughes and RHP Chris Webb.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Obtained OF Chris Brown and 3B/DH Greg Boscher from Florence in a trade for 1B/DH Eddie Kim; Signed OF Ryan Episcopo, C Jon Marshall and RHP Steven Alverson; Sent 1B Geoff Desmond to Evansville to complete a previous trade; Released IF/OF Anthony Slagle, C Wayne Astrauskas and RHP Derrick Landavazo.

July 14, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Activated OF Paul Rutgers from Injured Reserve; Released OF Ryan Kane.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Released 3B Geoff Milsom.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed C Ryan Hanson.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed UTIL Jared Johnson.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Released 2B Ryan Taylor and RHP Pat Kohorst.

July 11, 2006

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Activated IF Clemente Bonilla and RHP Nick Renault from Injured Reserve; Placed RHP Mike Causey on Injured Reserve; Released IF Nick Klusaw and IF Trevor Hall.

July 10, 2006

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Released LHP Joey Watts.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed IF Michael Just and C Wayne Astrauskas; Released OF Leo Grullon and C Jeff Stevens.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed IIF Ryan Gibson; Released 3B Mike Bidwill.

July 7, 2006

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed IF John McCarthy.

July 6, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed OF Ryan Kane, OF Tommy Paterson, IF Tim Baywal, UTIL Justin Drabek and LHP Lavelle Morgan; Placed IF Paul Rutgers on Injured Reserve; Released 1B Travis Clifford and LHP Shea Harrison.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed C Tom Pennino and LHP Eric Shaffer; Reinstated LHP Cody Blackard from Injured Reserve; Sold LHP Kyle Pawelczyk to the Milwaukee Brewers; Activated RHP Nathan Stone from the retired list; Released C Ty Bubalo and RHP Chad Gillis.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed LHP Grant Payton and RHP Cody Castle; Released OF Jerred Novotny and RHP Aaron Easton.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP Marc Acierno; Placed RHP Josh Martin on Injured Reserve; Announced the retirement of OF Lee Mezistrano.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed OF Casey Bowling, C Trave Hopkins and RHP Shawn Callahan; Released C Jon Marshall, LHP Jon Tapper and RHP Kyle Jones.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed OF Matt Sauls and C Eric Cavers; Reinstated RHP Augie Rodriguez from Injured Reserve; Traded RHP Tom Lyons to Calgary of the Northern League for a player to be named later; Released C/OF Chris Lewis and LHP Grant Payton.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Placed OF Nathan Gravey on Injured Reserve.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed RHP Brent Gabel; Reinstated 2B Kyle Werman from Injured Reserve; Placed RHP Cory Hahn on Injured Reserve; Traded RHP Jon Grijalva to Fullerton of the Golden League for a player to be named later.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed OF Mike Forbes, OF Josh Buhaglar and IF Ramon Navarro; Placed RHP Nick Renault on Injured Reserve; Released OF Nick Ewen, OF Chris Price and IF Ben Diggins.

June 30, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed 1B Travis Clifford and LHP Shea Harrison; Traded LHP Andrew Coffey to the Windy City Thunderbolts for future considerations; Released 1B Jud Richards and RHP Dallas Puskar.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF Grant Rembert.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed RHP Justin Schrader.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Obtained LHP Andrew Coffey from the Chillicothe Paints for future considerations.

June 28, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF Adam Heffron; Released OF Ricky Prady.

June 27, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Released 1B Elliot Jacobs.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Re-instated LHP Ted Juske from the retirement list.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed 1B Trevor Hall; Placed IF Clemente Bonilla on injured reserve.

June 26, 2006

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: : Signed UTIL Justin Colbert, UTIL Matt Bransfield and C Alex Derhak; Released 3B Alex Stewart, IF Gary Gilbert, C Trave Hopkins and LHP E.J. Basta; Announced the retirement of IF Ryan Sullivan.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Released OF Kirk McConnell.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Placed IF Brad Dutton in injured reserve; Released C Cory VonTungeln.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed RHP Guadalupe Trevino; Re-instated IF Anthony Seratelli from injured reserve; Released IF Casey Gordon.

June 23, 2006

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed C/1B Jeff Stevens.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Re-instated RHP Nick Renault from the retired list; Released IF Nick Shay.

June 22, 2006

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed OF/1B Dustin Roberts; Released RHP Andy Galle.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Reinstated RHP Joe Barbosa from injured reserve; Placed LHP Augie Rodriguez on injured reserve.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Traded OF Kevin White to Gary of the Northern League for 1B Brad Vericker.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Released LHP John Hummel.

June 21, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed RHP Dallas Puskar; Released RHP Rickey Putnam.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed IF Kyle Smith; Released SS Jon Hickey.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed OF Reggie Watson, OF Jerred Novotny and RHP Chase Leatherwood; Placed OF Jason Hurst on injured reserve; Released OF Chris Draska, OF Trevor Allen and RHP Luke Adkins.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed RHP Christian Castorri; Placed OF Kevin House on injured reserve.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed IF Kyle Kmiecik, RHP Chris Perez and RHP Chris Webb; Reactivated OF Lee Mezistrano from the retired list; Released OF Cameron Shick, UTIL Jason Krohn, C Damian Blakeley, RHP Jared Smith and RHP Josh Harris.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed 2B/SS Justin McKinley and 1B Mike Madrid; Released IF Adam Yates and RHP Kevin Cassidy; Announced the retirement of IF Dusty Hillman.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed 1B/OF Stephen Holdren, 1B/3B Scott Lefler and C/OF Chris Lewis; Released IF Mayke Cabrera, IF Dale Besl and 1B Bart Hunton; Announced the retirement of RHP Drew Endicott.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Placed 2B Kyle Werman on injured reserve.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed OF Chris Price.

June 16, 2006

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed RHP Mike Denmark; Released LHP Justin Roelle.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed IF Casey Gordon.

June 15, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Reactivate RHP Ryan Rafferty from the injured reserve list.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed RHP Ryan Burnau.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Placed IF Joe Holland on injured reserve.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed OF Bo Flowers; Released OF Matt Sauls.

June 14, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed LHP Matt Restivo; Released OF Josh Stewart, 1B/OF Tim Burgess and LHP Casey Abrams; Announced the signing of RHP Scott Souther by the Arizona Diamondbacks.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Announced the signing of C Connor McGeehan by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed LHP Kory Bucklew; Released LHP Kevin Joslyn and RHP Jonathan Barchus.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed IF Ryan Taylor.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Released OF Bo Flowers, IF Adriel Fiallo, IF Scott Lefler, IF Chad Hill, IF Evan Conley and RHP John Martinez.

June 13, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed 1B/3B T.J. Graves; Reinstated 1B Jud Richards from the Injured Reserve List;; Released IF Tim Baywal.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF Ricky Prady, 1B Elliot Jacobs and RHP Scott Souther; Released RHP Dustin Bolton.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed OF Chris Draska and LHP Jon Troop; Released RHP Rob Parfett.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed C Trave Hopkins and LHP Brian Mayfield; Released 1B/C Mike Martin; Announced the retirement of LHP Ted Juske.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed UTIL Jason Krohn.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed IF Mike Cockrell and RHP Duston Bolton; Released 3B/1B John Santor, LHP Andrew Jefferson and RHP Chris Webb.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed IF Dale Best; Placed IF Brad Dutton on injured reserve.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed IF Nick Shay, IF Evan Conley, UTIL Scott Vetter, C Jason Mann and RHP Noah Russo; Placed IF Adriel Fiallo and IF Anthony Siratelli on injured reserve; Released IF Eddie Solis, C Michael Lynch and RHP Josh Glynn.

June 7, 2006

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Placed RHP Joe Barbosa on Injured Reserve

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed C Matt Bok

June 6, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Released C/INF Dorian Dixon; Placed RHP Ryan Rafferty on Injured Reserve

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed RHP Dustin Bolton and LHP Michael Greenhouse; Reinstated OF Mike Spry from Injured Reserve List; Placed LHP Cody Blackard on Injured Reserve List; Traded C Jason Mann to Windy City for 2007 1st round draft choice; Released OF Vince Berry

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed RHP’s William Church, Keegan Laycock and Jason Bowlin, INF Wally Quigg; Released INF Scott Vetter and RHP Bobby Burris

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed LHP Ted Juske and OF David Arnold; Released RHP Marcus Barriger and OF Matt Garrett

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed LHP Scott Fogelson and RHP Jeremy Dow; Released RHP Jon Hastings and INF Gavin Monjaras

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHP Cameron Cheek and C Jon Marshall; Released INF Justin McKinley and C Trave Hopkins

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed RHP’s Tanner Watson and Ryan Brnardic and INF Brad Dutton

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed LHP Matt Squires; Reinstated RHP Jon Grijalva from Retired List; Released RHP’s Andy Carter and Shannon Sprouse

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed RHP Ignacio Estrada; Released RHP Gregg Pleeter

May 30, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF Vincent Berry; Retired LHP Ben Foster

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed C Conor McGeehan; Placed C Nick Hiter on Injured Reserve; Released RHP’s Robert Benjamin, Coogie Freedman and Steve Thomas

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed RHP Andy Galle; Released RHP Rob Blumberg

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Reinstated OF Kirk McConnell from Retired List; Released OF David Arnold

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed LHP Grant Payton; Released LHP Mike Greenhouse

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed 1B/OF Al Roach and LHP Ryan Gehring; Released 1B Kurtis Wells

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Released 1B T.J. Graves

May 24, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Placed OF Michael Spry on injured reserve.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Announced the retirement of 1B Marion Knowles.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed IF Clemente Bonilla.

May 23, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: : Signed LHP Jacob Hines; Placed 1B Jud Richards on injured reserve;
Traded LHP Lavelle Morgan to Coastal Bend of the American Association for a player to be named later; Released OF Noah Perry.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed SS Jon Hickey; Released 2B Adam Swain and LHP Ryan Gehring.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed RHP Steven Thomas

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Released 1B/OF Jason St. Julian, RHP Vincent Petrillo, RHP Mike Geddes and RHP Jeremy Griffith.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed SS Justin McKinley, 1B Eddie Kim, LHP Brian Johnson and RHP Derrick Ladavazo.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Released RHP Danny Bonilla.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Released LHP Josh Berry.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed 1B/3B Scott Lefler, RHP Brian Beuning and RHP Mike Causey; Released OF Kevin Whiteside, OF Nate Whitney, IF Ramon Downing, C Tug Gillingham and RHP Fielding Lewis.

May 22, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed SS Jon Hickey; Released 3B Nick Shay, RHP Jared Sanders and RHP Dustin Bolton.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Released OF John Broussard, OF Ron Perodin, IF John Ezekial, UTIL Chris Diblasi, RHP Mark Harris, RHP David Dowdy and RHP Mike Causey.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Placed IF Ryan Sullivan in injured reserve; Released OF R.T. Plumsky, C/OF Ryan McDermond, RHP John Segovia, RHP Eli Sledge, RHP Randy Waite and RHP Darrell Garcia.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Traded IF Daniel Quartararo to Winnipeg of the Northern League for future considerations.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Released OF Kevin Sewell, OF Scott Balster, IF John Grana, C/1B D.J. Dixon, C Dustin Knight and RHP Justin McKim.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Released IF Justin Carter, C B.J. DuBerry, RHP Adam Varteressian and RHP Shawn Parker.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Released OF Scott Peterman, 3B Derrick Peterson and RHP Richard Riley.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed LHP John Hummel; Released C Luis Gonzalez, LHP Buddy Bengal, RHP David Doggett and RHP Curt Borland.

May 19, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF Dale Mueller; Released RHP Luke Adkins; Sent IF Kyle Kmiecek to Sioux Falls of the American Association to complete an earlier trade.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Released C Justin Wanger, RHP Jamil Knight and RHP Scott Anderson.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed C Jason Arrowood, LHP Ed Basta and RHP Chris Little; Obtained C/OF Ryan McDemond from Somerset of the Atlantic League to complete an earlier trade.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed OF Eddie Guessford.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed IF Cody Brooks; Released OF Vince Berry, OF Brett Holmes, 1B Alika Kuraoka, LHP Tim Rice, and RHP Mike Minkel; Announced the retirement of C Kevin Ciarrachi.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed OF Adam Balkan, OF Bo Flowers, 3B Eddie Salis, SS/3B Ramon Downing, C/1B Stever Ketter, C Luis Gonzalez, LHP Justin McMillan, RHP Clay Doggett, RHP Billy Phillips and RHP John Martinez.

May 18, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Released OF Brian Hipps, OF David Gingrich, 3B Nick Curran, SS Tyler Driskel, 1B Ty Harriott, 1B Scott Lefler, C Trey Combs, LHP Pete Soskin, LHP Bryce Bednarczyk, RHP Kris White and RHP Matt Brew.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Released OF Tom Huntington, OF Antone Towns, OF Stephen Carter and C Bryan Vickers; Announced the retirement of RHP Nathan Stone.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Released OF Eric Sansoucci, 2B Bo Jenkins, IF Jace Dennis, UTIL Tim Preston, 1B/OF Jarred Novotny and C Andrew York; Announced the retirement of RHP Todd Boessen.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed OF Cameron Shick, SS Gavin Monjaras and C/1B Trevor Eastman; Released IF Drunante Thornburg, IF A.J. Biama, C Ryan Kottke, LHP Travis Doyle, RHP Josh Underhill, RHP Charlie Hahn, RHP Darrell Hacker and RHP Michael Banks; Announced the retirement of OF Lee Mezistrano.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed SS John Grana and 2B/SS Adam Yates; Released OF Tim Montgomery, LHP Aaron Cunningham, LHP Jon Troop and RHP Nick Burger.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed IF Joe Anthonsen and 1B Bart Hunton; Released IF Geron Sands; Announced the retirement of RHP Joe Barbosa.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Released RHP Aaron Kalb.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Released IF Joe Hapanionek, IF Jose Gutierrez, RHP Luke Knuppenburg, RHP Evan Blesoff and RHP Jason Elkins.

May 17, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Released LHP Jason Beasley and RHP Chris McGraw.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Released IF Matt Paul, RHP Adam Knobel, RHP Greg Lasinski.

May 16, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed IF Travis Garcia.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Sold LHP Heath Castle and RHP Joel Posey to Oakland A’s of the American League.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed OF Nick Johnson and OF Matt Sauls; Released OF Bradley Stewart, IF Taylor Hargrove, LHP Scott Braun, RHP Phil Toghetti and RHP Ezequiel Perez.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed RHP Stephen Spragg; Released RHP Scott Manko.

May 15, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Reinstated C Jeff Goldbach from the retired list; Signed LHP Jason Beasley; Released IF Brian Sole; Traded LHP Jon Tapper and LHP Andrew Jefferson to River City for River City’s first round draft pick in 2007; Suspended 3B Jared Walker.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed OF Greg Stone; Released OF John Coker, OF Jeffrey Tillman, C Adam Tidball and LHP Aaron Braden.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed IF Brooks Calvin, IF Greg Isaacson and RHP Todd Pennington; Released OF Tyler Faulk, IF Craig Simpson, IF Bobby Lenoir, RHP John Cronin, RHP Tyson Klemme, RHP Steven Squires and RHP Shawn Phillips.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed OF Leo Grullen and RHP Justin McKim; Obtained LHP Jon Tapper and LHP Andrew Jefferson from Evansville for River City’s first round draft pick in 2007; Released OF Jake Manning, 3B/1B Dallas Vanderford, SS/2B Jason Minter, RHP Todd Marsala, RHP Mike Reeves and RHP Sandy Jacobs

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed IF Geron Sands and LHP Mike Greenhouse; Released C Jason Arrowhead.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Announced the retirements of LHP Mike Grady and RHP Jon Grijalva.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Released OF Alex Lachapel, RHP Ryan Staudt and RHP Bobby Mack; Announced the retirement of RHP Nick Renault; Suspended LHP Chris Germond, LHP Abel Deloria and RHP Jairo Ochoa.

May 14, 2006

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Announced the retirement of OF Kirk McConnell.

May 11, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed OF Jaziel Mendoza, C Jeff Parrish, LHP Andrew Coffey and RHP Eric Teall.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed OF/LHP Kyle Geswein, 2B Wally Quigg, SS Josh Sanchez, SS Rob Parfett, IF Joe Holland, IF Scott Vetter, IF Jason Ezekial, 1B/OF Trevor Hall, C Clint Chauncey, C Justin Wenger, LHP Heath Castle, RHP Curt Moenter, RHP Mark Harris, RHP Mitch Goins, RHP Jason Brown, RHP Joel Posey, RHP Mike Causey, RHP Jamil Knight and RHP Peter Arroyo.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed 3B/IF Alex Stewart.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Signed OF Vince Berry, OF Jacob Dickinson, OF Rico Santana, OF Brett Holmes, 1B Alika Kuraoka, 1B/OF Brad Stewart, 3B Mike Bidwill, SS Jake Bowen, IF Mayke Cabrera, IF Taylor Hargrove, C Jason Arrowood, C Gooby Gerlits, C Cory VonTungeln, LHP Garrett Bauer, LHP Scott Braun, LHP David Dowling, LHP/OF Augustin Rodriguez, RHP Joe Barbosa, RHP Danny Bonilla, RHP Ryan Brnardic, RHP Drew Endicott, RHP Adam Kroft, RHP Tom Lyons, RHP Mike Marksbury, RHP Mike Minkel, RHP Ezequiel Perez, RHP Derek Roper, RHP Philip Togreth, RHP Kenneth Towery, RHP Tanner Watson and RHP/IF Beau Massey.

May 10, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed RHP Luke Adkins; Traded RHP Brian Kroll to the Chico Outlaws of the Golden League; Announced the suspension of OF Trask Munoz.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed RHP Todd Boessen and OF Jerred Novotny.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed C B.J. DuBarry and RHP Shawn Parker.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed 2B Kyle Werman and RHP Richard Riley.

May 9, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Traded RHP John Martinez to Windy City Thunderbolts for 3B Travis Garcia; Signed C Trey Combs and RHP Ryan Rafferty.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Traded RHP Andre Simpson to Long Beach Armada of the Golden League for future considerations, Traded RHP Todd Boessen to Gateway Grizzlies for Gateway’s first round draft choice in 2007, Traded OF John Coker to Florence Freedom for a player to be named; Signed 2B Brian Sole and RHP Chad Gillis.

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Obtained OF John Coker from Evansville Otters for a player to be named; Signed OF Jeffrey Tillman, C Chad Abbott and LHP Aaron Bradon.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Obtained RHP Todd Boessen for Gateway’s first round draft choice in 2007; Signed RHP Tyson Klemme.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed C Ryan Kottle, LHP Travis Doyle, RHP Vincent Petrilla, RHP Jon Hastings and RHP Michael Banks.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Traded 3B Travis Garcia to Chillicothe Paints for RHP John Martinez; Signed OF Alex Lachapel and SS Chad Hill; Announced the retirement of RHP Matt Pender.

May 4, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed RHP Ricky Putnam

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed IF Kyle Kmiecik.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed OF Matt Garrett, OF Tyler Faulk, INF Jace Dennis, C Andrew York, RHP Rob Blumberg and RHP Darrell Garcia; Announced the retirement of RHP Nick Szczut.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed OF Scott Peterman, UTIL Patrick Peavy, RHP Scott Manko and RHP Gregg Lasinski.

May 1, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed LHP Kyle Pawelczyk; Announced the retirement of RHP Shawn Martinez.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed RHP Randy Waite.

April 28, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed OF David Gingrich and RHP Ricky Putnam.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Released OF Scott Ward and C Josh Spencer.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed OF R.T. Plumsky and RHP John Segovia. Announced the retirement of LHP Alex Justus

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed 2B Brett Grandstrand and INF Matt Paul.

April 26, 2006

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Traded C/OF Ryan McDermond to the Somerset Patriots of the Atlantic League for a player to be named later.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed INF Drunante Thornburg and RHP Jeremy Griffith.

April 24, 2006

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed 1B Eddie Kim, C Adam Tidball, LHP Drew Jackson, RHP Bobby Burris and RHP Scott Anderson.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed OF Freddy Lopez and RHP Steven Squires.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed OF Tim Montgomery and 1B/OF Geoff Desmond.

April 21, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed OF Matt Cooksey, OF John Ramistella, IF Paul Rutger and IF Michael Curran.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed RHP Jared Sanders and LHP Donny Langdon; Announced the retirement of C Jeff Goldbach.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Traded INF Olmo Rosario to Calgary Vipers of the Northern League for OF Toshitaki Shimada and INF Mayke Cabrera.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed LHP Jason Furrow.

April 19, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed 1B/3B Matt Edwards.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed LHP Todd Stein.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed OF/1B Marion Knowles.

April 18, 2006

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Obtained RHP Randy Waite and RHP John Segovia from Reno Silver Sox of the Golden League for future considerations.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Released RHP Ryan Childs; Announced the retirement of OF Jeremy Busch.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed RHP Patrick Stanley and RHP Adam Knobel; Traded RHP Matt Brumit to Atlantic City Surf of the Atlantic League for a player to be named later.

April 17, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed RHP Kurt Hartfelder.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed C Ty Bubalo and RHP Landon Brazell.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed INF Gary Gilbert and UTIL Tim Preston; Traded 1B-DH Thomari Story-Harden to New Haven County Canners of the Can-Am League for the rights to OF Richard Plumsky; Announced the retirement of SS Oscar Vargas.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP Darrell Hacker and RHP Cooper Eddy.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Announced the retirements of OF Ryan McGraw and SS Robert Morgan.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed RHP Steve Shippey.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Traded INF Jason Crosland to the San Angelo Colts of the United League for a player to be named later; Released C Wayne Astrauskas.

April 13, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed OF Luke Barganier and INF Tyler Driskel

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF John Coker, C Ricky Clinton and LHP Andrew Jefferson

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed OF Ron Perodin

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed OF Kevin House, OF/1B Taylor Johnson and C Rob Wirth; Announced OF Jimmy Reiter, OF/2B Shawn Smarsh and RHP Brandon Smith retired

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed INF Ray Gill and RHP Jared Smith

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed 2B Stephen Young and C/1B Kevin Gergel

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed 2B Stephen Young and C/1B Kevin Gergel

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed RHP Cory Hahn

April 10, 2006

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed OF Trevor Allen, 1B Christopher Brown and C Nick Hiter.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed OF Bobby Gilliam, INF Ryan Sullivan; Released INF Dan Marshal Jr.; Announced the retirements of C Ben Margalski, RHPs Ryan Hamilton and Matt Powell.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed INF Casey Baker; Obtained the rights to SS Gavin Monjaras from the Winnipeg Goldeyes of the Northern League to complete an earlier trade.

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHPs Aaron Cunningham, Mike Renery and Aaron Ledbetter;
Released RHP Wes Hutchison.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Released RHP Luke Lambo; Announced the retirements of OF Ashley Farr and INF Shaff Elkouri.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed C Clay Blevins and RHP Jordan Thomson.

April 4, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed INF Adrian Cantu and LHP Lavelle Morgan

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF Mike Spry, INF Nick Shay, C Jason Mann, LHP Ryan Gehring and RHP’s Dustin Bolton and Mike Bille: Traded RHP Bryan Shartzer to Florence for future considerations

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed OF Jason Hurst and LHP Joey Watts: Obtained C Nick Hiter from New Haven of the CanAm League for a player to be named later

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed INF Dan Marshall, C Ben Margalski, C/1B Ryan McDermond, LHP’s Jon Kars and Scott Nicholson: Obtained C Rob Wirth and OF Jonny Kaplan from Sioux Falls of the American Association for future considerations

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed OF Pete Pirman, INF Joseph Ramos, 1B Mike Hughes, LHP Brandon Martin and RHP’s Brad Blackwell and Michael Geddes

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Released RHP Michael Golden

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Traded 1B Aaron McEachran to Calgary of the Northern League for LHP’s Michael Greenhuse and Tim Rice

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed LHP Shaun Parker and RHP Robbie McClellan

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed LHP Walt Novosel

March 27, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed 1B Jud Richards, INF Jeremy Brotherton and LHP Bryce Bednarcyzk

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed OF/1B Mike Breyman, INF Bobby Lenoir, RHP’s Steve Soja and John Cronin.

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP Daniel Caldwell; Traded RHP Brian Beuning to Kansas City T-Bones of the Northern League for player to be named later.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed 3B/OF Justin Meagher and RHP Paul Mezzetta

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed 1B/3B TJ Graves and RHP Matt Brumit.

March 20, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed OF’s Antone Towns and Tom Huntingford, INF’s Jared Walker, Adam Swain and Geoff Milsom, LHP Jon Tapper and RHP’s Chris McGraw and Jake Haggerty

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed OF Eric Sansouci and RHP Eli Sledge

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed OF’s Ian Church and Lee Mezistrano

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed OF’s Doug Garcia and John Engers, UTIL Justin Carter and RHP Adam Varteressian

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed RHP Shannon Sprouse

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed LHP Buddy Bengel; Released INF Scott Vetter

March 15, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed C Jeff Funaro, OF Brian Hipps and RHP’s John Martinez, Nick Cavanagh and Lucas Palmer

FLORENCE FREEDOM: Signed OF John Broussard, 3B Greg Busher, UTL Chris DiBlasi and RHP’s Justin Gerlach and David Dowdy

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed C/1B Mike Martin and RHP Marcus Barriger

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed C Damian Blakeley, OF Casey Baker, OF/1B Jason St. Julian, INF’s A.J. Biama, Adam Leavitt and Dan Quartararo, RHP’s Dane DeValk, Michael Cervera, Jeff Long and Josh Martin

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed RHP Aaron Kalb; Traded OF Gerald Miller to Amarillo of the United League for a player to be named

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Sold RHP Chris Hayes to the Kansas City Royals

March 5, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed OF Steve Martin and LHP Pete Soskin

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed INF Justin Carroll

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed RHP Josh Berry and LHP Jon Grizalva

March 2, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Signed INF’s Brian Colopy, Tim Baywal and Scott Lefler, OF Noah Peery and RHP’s Ben Lovell, Marshall Plouffe and Perry Cunningham

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Sold LHP Kyle Pawelczyk to the San Diego Padres; Named Brett Myers coach

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed RHP Nick Szczur

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP’s Josh Harris and Josh Underhill

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed 1B Gerald Miller and RHP Jonathan Barchus

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed RHP Jim Popp

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed C’s Wayne Astrauskas and Don Gillingham, 1B Joe Hapanionek, INF’s Anthony Seratelli and Scott Vetter, OF’s Doug Schutt, Nick Ewen and Nathan Whitney, RHP’s Gregg Pleeter, Chris Hayes, Brandon Kellbach, Josh Glynn and Curt Borland; Released OF Matt Barket and RHP’s Scott Anderson, Mike Renery and Wes Mindingall

February 22, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Released LHP Keith Ferguson

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Traded RHP Josh Bashears to Winnipeg of the Northern League for INF Daniel Quartararo, LHP Josh Harris and future considerations; Announced C Andy Barden, SS Jason Sullivan and RHP Lee Naplin retired; Released LHP Jonathan Gutierrez, RHP Jeff Garner and INF Andy Lang

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed OF Chris Sidick, LHP Michael Grady and LHP Corey Ohalek

February 20, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed LHP Ben Foster and RHP Anthony Del Prete

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed 2B Bo Jenkins, INF Craig Simpson and RHP’s Anthony Rebyanski, Erik Dessau and Nathan Roush

KALAMAZOO KINGS: Signed RHP Charlie Hahn; Announced the retirement of C Trevor Brown and OF’s Darryl Blaze and Nick Rogers; Released INF Chris Riordan

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed OF’s Kirk McConnell and Kevin Sewell, 3B D.J. Dixon, UTIL Jason Minter, C Dustin Knight, C/INF Eddie Gonzalez and RHP’s Steve Brook, Nick Burger and Kevin Cassidy; Traded 3B Nick Saunders to Fullerton of the Golden Baseball League for a player to be named later

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Announced that Infield Coach Jake Ciarrachi was hired by the Chicago Cubs to work in the Baseball Operations Department.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed 1B Kurtis Wells and RHP Tony Casoli; Released C Kurtus Kimbrough

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed OF Chris Carter, 2B Lance Koenig, C Patrick Sadler, 1B/3B Andy Hudak and 3B Derrick Peterson; Traded RHP Julio Medina to North Shore of the CanAm League for a player to be named later.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Sold 1B Justin Schuda to the Kansas City Royals; Released C Jason Alcott, OF Donnie Poles, LHP Greg Cero and LHP/OF Sam Jansen

February 7, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed 1B Beau Blacken

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed 2B Dusty Hillman and OF’s Scott Balster and Eric Chevalier

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed OF Jason Boyd and RHP Andy Carter

February 2, 2006

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS: Sold the contract of RHP Ryan Rafferty to the Kansas City Royals

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Announced INF Denver Stuckey retired

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Re-signed OF Mike Arbinger; Assigned the contract of C Pat O’Brien to the Chicago Cubs

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed RHP Mike Mlotkowski and LHP Rick Weber; Traded INF Matt Ferrara to Fullerton of the Golden Baseball League to complete an earlier trade

January 30, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed RHP Chris Pillsbury; Released OF David Gingrich

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed OF Jake Manning and RHP’s Chris Webb and Patrick Evers

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Named Josh Olerud General Manager and added Marshall Mackinder to sales staff

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Traded SS Robert Morgan and OF Ryan McGraw to the Rockford RiverHawks for a player to be named later and Rockford’s 1st round draft choice in 2007

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed OF Kevin Whiteside, 1B/OF Nick Klusaw and RHP’s Jason Elkins, Bobby Mack and Preston Simms

January 24, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed 2B Frank Scott, OF Josh Stewart and LHP Cody Blackard

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed INF/OF Anthony Slagle, OF David Arnold and C Trave Hopkins: Exercised the options on RHP’s Aaron Ledbetter, Steve Brook, Chris Webb and Derrick Landava, SS Justin McKinley and 2B Dusty Hillman

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Assigned the contract of LHP Tom Cochran to the Philadelphia Phillies; Traded SS David Reaver to Sussex of the CanAm League for a player to be named later; Announced RHP Brian Burks retired

January 20, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Signed 1B Tim Burgess, SS Brian McKenna and RHP Shawn Martinez

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES: Signed RHP Shawn Phillips

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Signed RHP’s Sandy Jacobs and Michael Reeves, LHP Brian Keating

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Announced RHP Justin Olson retired

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed INF Justin Holmes and LHP Kevin Joslyn

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Acquired the rights to RHP Julio Medina from Sioux Falls of the American Association to complete an earlier trade

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed C Michael Lynch

January 11, 2006

RIVER CITY RASCALS: Retired OF Michael Conner and C John Williams; Released LHP’s Eric Ebers and Jon Kars, RHP Gary Hogan and INF Rafael Ornelas

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS: Traded LHP Frank James to Calgary of the Northern League for RHP Cody Cillo

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed C Tony Sanguinetti; Traded LHP Kris Regas to Gary of the Northern League for the rights to 2B Nick Batkoski

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed RHP Patrick Kohorst

January 5, 2006

EVANSVILLE OTTERS: Traded RHP Ryan Burnau to Gary Southshore Railcats of the Northern League to complete previous trade for RHP Nathan Stone. Signed RHP Nathan Stone, LHP Casey Abrams, C Bryan Vickers and OF Stephen Carter.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS: Signed RHP Dave Lemieux, OF’s Kevin White, Mike Reese and Nathan Gravely. Released 1B/3B Chris DiBlasi, 1B Rich Daly, OF Scott Balster, INF Mike Bidwell, INF Kevin Carr, Inf Kiley Vaughn, UTL Joe Rhomberg, RHP’s Dan Caldwell, Mike Cervera, Patrick Kohorst, and Steve Ziroli

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS: Signed C Brandon Ketron and SS Jason Bucholz. Released LHP J.D. Cockroft. Retired OF Matt Swope and RHP Ryan Douglas.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS: Signed RHP Fielding Lewis.