2008 ABA Trades and Transactions


Brooklyn changes team name to Fairbanks Double-Scoops.


R-D trades OF Carlos Gomez to Tucson for their 10th rounder

Hudson sends Casey Blake to RD for Heath Bell and its 9th round pick.


R-D ships SP Andrew Miller to Buffalo for their 9th round draft pick.

R-D traded their 9th round pick twice, so to fix that error, Buffalo's 9th
pick will go to Hudson.


Buffalo trades 2B Rickie Weeks to Mississippi for their ABA 2009 10th
round pick and ABA 2010 10th round pick.

Hudson sends Harden and a conditional 2009 2nd round pick to Miami for 
Hawpe, Pelfrey and its 1st round pick

The conditional pick in 2009 becomes a 6th round pick if Harden's 2009 SDL 
ERA is less than 4.5 and his WHIP is less than 1.3.  If Harden's 2009 SDL ERA 
is less than 3.5, regardless of his WHIP, the pick becomes a 12th round pick.


R-D sends SS Stephen Drew and OF Delmon Young to ABQ for 2B Brian Roberts 
and SS Derek Jeter

Hudson trades 3B Garrett Atkins and their 7th rounder to ABQ for OF Jason Bay and
their 10th rounder


Tucson trades its 8th round pick in the draft to Miami for Dustin McGowan.

San Antonio trades 3B Adrian Beltre to Hartford for their 8th round pick.


*Trades open prior to 8.8.8 cutdown deadline*

ABQ sends its 8th round pick to San Antonio for Troy Percival.

Buffalo sends CF Cody Ross to Miami for their 8th round draft pick.


It has been discovered that Indy has traded its upcoming 3rd round pick twice, once to 
Mississippi and once to Buffalo.  Indy has agreed to send its spring 2010 3rd and 9th round 
picks to Buffalo and allow Mississippi to retain the spring 2009 3rd round pick.


Miami completes the Glaus trade by sending SS Yuniesky Betancourt to Hartford.


R-D trades a 9th rounder and OF Shane Victorino to Hartford for RP Joe


Miami trades it's 7th round pick and a PTBNL to Hartford for 3B Troy

Hudson picks up SP Mark Hendrickson and unceremoniously dumps 2B Josh Barfield.  
Hendrickson will enter the rotation by rule.


Buffalo trades SP Shawn Hill to New Orleans for OF Rocco Baldelli 
and their 3rd round pick.


Buffalo trades SS Carlos Guillen to Indy for Jose A. Bautista and Indy's  
3rd and 6th round draft choices in the next draft. 


Buffalo picks up SP Todd Wellemeyer and releases SP David Bush.  
Wellemeyer enters the Wings rotation.


Miami sends SP Freddy Garcia to Buffalo as the PTBNL in the Jorge Sosa    


Buffalo trades SP Jorge Sosa to Miami for their 6th round pick and a 
player to be named later.

Manhattan releases Kenny Rogers to get their roster back to 32.  Buffalo  
didn't have any interest in him, so the PTBNL portion of the trade is 


Hartford will pick up Xavier Nady and put him in the starting lineup as  
DH.  They will cut RP Brian Wolfe.

Buffalo Wings trade OF Barry Bonds to Manhattan for a 5th round draft pick
and a player to be named later.

Buffalo signs 1B Mike Jacobs to fill the roster spot.  He will go into the
starting lineup.


Indy trades its #1 pick + Shane Victorino to RD for Aaron Rowand.

Buffalo Wings sign SP Cliff Lee and release RP Casey Janssen.  By rule,   
Lee enters the Wings rotation.


Hartford signs RP Ryan Dempster, who will take over as primary setup man,
and they release SP Jason Bergmann.


Hartford drops SP Chuck James and picks up SP Scott Olsen, who enters the
Blues rotation.


Mississippi Mudflaps send SP Kelvim Escobar to Indy for a 2009 3rd round pick.

SP Baek receives his unconditional release from Indy.

Mississippi signs Randy Wolf to fill the roster spot, and by rule he enters 
the Mississippi rotation.

Indy sends SP Litsch and its 2d and 4th round picks to San Antonio for RP Billy 
Wagner and SP Gil Meche.

Indy releases RP Mike Gonzalez.

San Antonio fills their empty roster spot by picking up SP Zach Duke, who
goes into their rotation.


Buffalo sends OF Ryan Spilborghs to Manhattan for their 7th round pick in
the Fall 2008 draft.

Manhattan cuts OF Adam Lind to make room on the roster.  Buffalo picks up
free agent OF Adam Lind.

Buffalo releases OF Adam Lind and picks up OF Cody Ross.

Tucson drops OF Shannon Stewart and picks up SP Jo-Jo Reyes.


Hartford cuts IF Omar Infante and adds OF Angel Pagan.

San Antonio cuts OF Choo and signs IF Erick Aybar 


To fill their empty roster spot, San Antonio signs SP Bartolo's Colon and
sends him to the minors.

Mississippi sends Brad Lidge and a 4th round pick  for 2009
San Antonio for Andruw Jones and Glen Perkins

Mississippi then cuts RP Glen Perkins.


mississisppi sends mike redmond and garrett anderson for aj pierzynski and
juan uribe 
Mississippi then cuts SS Juan Uribe to pick up OF Jacque Jones.


Mississippi trades OF Juan Pierre to New Orleans for IF Julio Lugo.


Mississippi cuts 1B Richie Sexson and picks up 3B Pedro Feliz


Tuscon drops Bob Wickman and Kiko Calero and pickup Ryan Madson (RP) and  
Royce Ring (RP).


San Antonio axe Callapso (again) for Bobby Crosby.


Tucson (old Omaha) signs Shannon Stewart and cuts Monroe.

Tom has moved the Omaha franchise and is now the Tucson Banditos

Mississippi signs garett anderson and cuts mike jacobs

San Jose cuts SS Tony Pena Jr.

New Omaha picks up Gary Matthews (LAA OF), Yusmeiro Petit (SP), Bronson Arroyo 
(CIN SP), Brandon McCarthy (TEX SP) Carlos Villanueva (MIL SP) to get to