Pieced together from MLB.com's transactions from the end of last season until the end of the 2006 regular season:
10/27/05 RHP Cal Eldred announced his retirement.
11/10/05 Declined club option on OF Larry Walker, making him a free agent.
11/14/05 Signed C Michel Hernandez to a one-year contract, RHP Andy Cavazos, LHP Randy Leek, INF Juan Diaz, INF Milko Jaramillo, OF Brian Martin, LHP Rich Rundles, RHP Brad Voyles, LHP Sam Walton, RHP John Webb, C Brent Cordell, C Brian Esposito, INF Ramon Nivar and OF Prentice Redman to Minor League contracts.
11/22/05 Purchased the contracts of SS Brendan Ryan and INF Travis Hanson from Double-A Springfield.
12/5/05 Signed C Gary Bennett and IF Deivi Cruz to one-year contracts.
12/7/05 Acquired OF Larry Bigbie and 2B Aaron Miles from the Rockies in exchange for LHP Ray King.
12/8/05 Selected RHP Juan Mateo in the Rule 5 Draft.
12/13/05 Signed LHP Ricardo Rincon to a two-year contract, pending completion of a physical examination.
12/15/05 Signed RHP Braden Looper to a three-year contract.
12/21/05 Signed OF Larry Bigbie to a one-year contract; Signed 1B/OF Brian Daubach and RHP John Riedling to minor league contracts.
Signed RHP Sidney Ponson to a one-year contract.
12/23/05 Signed free agent outfielder Juan Encarnacion, who had been with the Marlins, to a three-year contract.
Signed free agent second baseman Junior Spivey, who had been with the Nationals, to a one-year contract.
1/9/06 Signed RHP Blain Neal and INFs Dave Berg and Kit Pellow to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training; Invited nonroster RHPs Andy Cavazos, Brian Falkenborg, LHP Randy Leek, C Gabe Johnson to Spring Training.
1/16/06 Signed RHP Jeff Nelson to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
1/17/06 Agreed to terms with RHP Jason Marquis on a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.
2/17/06 Signed INF Scott Spiezio to a Minor League contract and invited him to camp.
Agreed to terms with LHP Carmen Cali, LHP Randy Flores, LHP Tyler Johnson, RHP Juan Mateo, LHP Chris Narveson, RHP Adam Wainwright, 1B/OF Chris Duncan, OF John Gall, OF Reid Gorecki, INF Travis Hanson, INF Brendon Ryan and OF Skip Schumaker on one-year contracts.
2/23/06 Signed RHPs Anthony Reyes and Brad Thompson and OF Rick Ankiel to one-year contracts.
2/25/06 Signed INF Hector Luna and INF Aaron Miles to one-year contracts.
2/28/06 Signed OF John Rodriguez and C Yadier Molina to one-year contracts.
3/7/06 Optioned LHP Chris Narveson to Triple-A Memphis and re-assigned RHP Andy Cavazos, RHP Dennis Tankersley, LHP Randy Leek, LHP Rich Rundles, C Bryan Anderson, C Jason Motte, INF Kit Pellow and IF Dave Berg to Minor League camp.
3/10/06 Signed OF So Taguchi to a one-year contract.
3/12/06 Optioned OF Reid Gorecki to Minor League camp; Re-assigned OF Prentice Redman, C Brian Esposito and C Iker Franco to Minor League camp.
3/16/06 Optioned INF Travis Hanson and INF Brendan Ryan to the Minor Leagues; Re-assigned RHP Blaine Neal, RHP John Riedling, RHP Brad Voyles and RHP John Webb to Minor League camp.
3/22/06 Optioned RHP Anthony Reyes, LHP Carmen Cali, LHP Tyler Johnson and C Michel Hernandez to Triple-A Memphis.
3/23/06 Returned Rule 5 selection RHP Juan Mateo to the Cubs.
3/26/06 Released RHP Jeff Nelson and reassigned INF Brian Daubach to Minor League camp.
3/29/06 Released INF Deivi Cruz; Optioned OF John Gall and OF Chris Duncan to Triple-A Memphis.
4/2/06 Placed OF Larry Bigbie on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 24, with a stress fracture in his left foot; Placed OF Rick Ankiel on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left knee tendon.
4/3/06 Designated 2B Junior Spivey for assignment; Purchased the contracts of RHP Josh Hancock and INF Scott Spiezio from Triple-A Memphis.
4/6/06 Sent 2B Junior Spivey outright to Triple-A Memphis. He had been designated for assignment on April 3.
4/21/06 Acquired nonroster OF Timo Perez from the Reds for cash.
4/28/06 Placed LHP Ricardo Rincon on the 15-day disabled list with soreness in his left shoulder. Recalled OF John Gall from Triple-A Memphis.
5/2/06 Purchased the contract of RHP Brian Falkenborg from Triple-A Memphis and optioned OF Skip Schumaker to Memphis.
5/8/06 Activated OF Larry Bigbie from the 15-day disabled list and optioned OF John Gall to Triple-A Memphis.
5/10/06 Placed RHP Sidney Ponson on the 15-day disabled list; Recalled LHP Tyler Johnson from Triple-A Memphis; Signed RHP Will Cunnane to a Minor League contract.
5/20/06 Recalled RHP Anthony Reyes from Triple-A Memphis and optioned RHP Brian Falkenborg to Memphis.
5/21/06 Recalled 1B/OF Chris Duncan from Triple-A Memphis; Optioned Anthony Reyes to Memphis.
5/27/06 Activated RHP Sidney Ponson from 15-day disabled list and optioned 1B/OF Chris Duncan to Triple-A Memphis.
6/2/06 Purchased the contract of OF Timo Perez from Triple-A Memphis; optioned RHP Anthony Reyes to Triple-A Memphis.
6/4/06 Placed 1B Albert Pujols on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique muscle and recalled OF Chris Duncan from Triple-A Memphis.
6/6/06 Activated RHP Chris Carpenter from the 15-day disabled list and placed OF Larry Bigbie on the 15-day disabled list with an umbilical hernia.
6/22/06 Activated 1B Albert Pujols from the disabled list and placed LHP Mark Mulder on the 15-day disabled list; optioned 1B/OF Chris Duncan to Triple-A Memphis and recalled RHP Anthony Reyes.
7/2/06 Purchased the contract of RHP Josh Kinney from Triple-A Memphis and optioned OF Timo Perez to Memphis.
7/3/06 Recalled OF/1B Chris Duncan from Triple-A Memphis and optioned RHP Brad Thompson to Triple-A Memphis.
7/5/06 Acquired RHP Jeff Weaver and cash considerations from the Angels for Minor League OF Terry Evans.
7/7/06 Designated RHP Sidney Ponson for assignment and activated RHP Jeff Weaver.
7/11/06 Released RHP Sidney Ponson.
7/19/06 Released OF John Gall.
7/30/06 Acquired 3B Ronnie Belliard from the Indians for INF Hector Luna.
7/31/06 Acquired RHP Jorge Sosa from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for Minor League RHP Rich Scalamandre.
8/1/06 Optioned RHP Josh Kinney to Triple-A Memphis.
8/9/06 Optioned OF John Rodriguez to Triple-A Memphis and recalled RHP Brad Thompson from Memphis.
8/15/06 Optioned RHP Brad Thompson to Triple-A Memphis and recalled OF Timo Perez.
8/18/06 Signed OF Preston Wilson for the remainder of the season; Optioned RHP Anthony Reyes to Triple-A Memphis.
8/23/06 Signed free agent IF Jose Vizcaino; Activated LHP Mark Mulder from 15-day disabled list; Placed SS David Eckstein on 15-day disabled list; Designated OF Timo Perez for assignment.
8/31/06 Purchased the contract of C Mike Rose; placed LHP Mark Mulder on the 15-day disabled list.
9/1/06 Recalled RHP Brad Thompson and OF John Rodriguez from Triple-A Memphis.
9/3/06 Recalled RHP Anthony Reyes from Triple-A Memphis.
9/5/06 Purchased the contract of SS John Nelson from Triple-A Memphis; recalled RHP Josh Kinney and LHP Chris Narveson from Memphis.
9/7/06 Recalled OF Skip Schumaker from Triple-A Memphis.
9/15/06 Activated SS David Eckstein from the 15-day disabled list.