Alex Rodriguez Trades and Transactions

The Alex Rodriguez trades and transactions seen below include all known instances where Alex Rodriguez has been involved in a trade or transaction of any type as it relates to baseball.

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"Alex (Rodriguez) is going to be among the elite. If he comes even close to the season he had last year, he'll be in his own league. You try to compare him to somebody, but you can't. He is the only one who has done what he has done." - Alan Trammell (November 1999)

Alex Rodriguez

Alex Rodiguez Autograph on a 2005 Topps Pack Wars (#PWA-AR)

Alex Rodiguez Autograph on a 2005 Topps Pack Wars (#PWA-AR)

Birth Name:
Álexander Emmanuel Rodríguez
Nickname:
A-Rod or Alex or Alexander the Great
Born On:
07-27-1975  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
New York, New York
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Westminster Christian High School (Miami, FL)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-03
Player Weight Chart Weight:
230
First Game:
07-08-1994 (Age 18)
Last Game:
08-12-2016
Draft:
1993 : 1st Round (1st)
Alex Rodriguez

Trades & Transactions

06-03-1993 Selected by Seattle Mariners in the 1st round (1st pick overall) of the free-agent draft (June 3, 1993 - signed August 30, 1993).
10-30-2000 Granted free agency (October 30, 2000).
01-26-2001 Signed by Texas Rangers (January 26, 2001).
02-16-2004 Traded by Texas Rangers with cash to New York Yankees in exchange for Alfonso Soriano and a player to be named later (February 16, 2004); Texas Rangers received Joaquin Arias (April 23, 2004).
10-29-2007 Granted free agency (October 29, 2007).
12-13-2007 Signed by New York Yankees (December 13, 2007).
08-13-2016 New York Yankees released Alex Rodriguez .
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Did you know that during the physical, if a team finds out that the player received during a trade is injured they may return the player to the originating team within ten days from the date the trade was made and void the entire contract?

The Baseball Almanac trades and transactions database includes Rule 5 Draft picks, free agency information, voided trades, waiver picks, expansion draft data, amateur draft data, player refusals, bonus babies, and many other types of not readily found anywhere on the Internet.

Baseball trades & transactions, like the Alex Rodriguez trades and transactions seen above, are an evolving field of research where new discoveries are often found and new player debuts are added to the data set almost daily.

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