The 2006 Florida Marlins season was the 14th in Marlins franchise history; an American Major League Baseball team based in Miami Gardens, Florida. They finished the season in fourth place in the National League East Division. They are notable for exceeding expectations and remaining close in the Wild Card race until September, despite having the lowest payroll in the Major Leagues and using primarily rookies.
November 24, 2005: Hanley Ramirez was traded by the Boston Red Sox with Jesus Delgado (minors), Harvey Garcia, and Anibal Sanchez to the Florida Marlins for Josh Beckett, Mike Lowell, and Guillermo Mota.
November 24, 2005: Carlos Delgado was traded by the Florida Marlins with cash to the New York Mets for Mike Jacobs, Yusmeiro Petit, and Grant Psomas (minors).
December 5, 2005: Paul Lo Duca was traded by the Florida Marlins to the New York Mets for Dante Brinkley (minors) and Gaby Hernandez (minors).
December 7, 2005: Juan Pierre was traded by the Florida Marlins to the Chicago Cubs for Sergio Mitre, Ricky Nolasco, and Renyel Pinto.
December 8, 2005: Dan Uggla was drafted by the Florida Marlins from the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2005 minor league draft.
December 15, 2005: Buddy Carlyle was signed as a Free Agent with the Florida Marlins.<ref......