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2010 Arizona Diamondbacks

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2009 / 2011

65-97, Finished 5th in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: A.J. Hinch (31-48) and Kirk Gibson (34-49)
GM: Josh Byrnes (Fired 7/1/2010), Farm Dir: Mike Berger, Scouting Dir: Tom Allison
Scored 713 runs, Allowed 836 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 69-93

Ballparks: Chase Field · Attendance: 2,056,697 (13th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 105, Pitching - 105 · one-year: Batting - 98, Pitching - 99

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2009 / 2011 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from October 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 5, 2009

Travis Blackley granted Free Agency.

October 9, 2009

Traded Jon Garland to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received a player to be named later. The Los Angeles Dodgers sent Tony Abreu (October 9, 2009) to the Arizona Diamondbacks to complete the trade.

November 4, 2009

Yusmeiro Petit selected by the Seattle Mariners off waivers.

Doug Slaten selected by the Washington Nationals off waivers.

November 5, 2009

Daniel Cabrera granted Free Agency.

Doug Davis granted Free Agency.

Alex Romero granted Free Agency.

Chad Tracy granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2009

Scott Schoeneweis granted Free Agency.

November 9, 2009

Jon Coutlangus granted Free Agency.

Scott Dohmann granted Free Agency.

Seth Etherton granted Free Agency.

Ruben Gotay granted Free Agency.

Bobby Korecky granted Free Agency.

Abraham Nunez granted Free Agency.

Trent Oeltjen granted Free Agency.

Chris Roberson granted Free Agency.

Eddie Rogers granted Free Agency.

Matt Tupman granted Free Agency.

Brandon Watson granted Free Agency.

November 19, 2009

Traded Ryne White (minors) and Scott Maine to the Chicago Cubs. Received Aaron Heilman.

November 27, 2009

Signed Carlos Corporan as a free agent.

December 2, 2009

Signed Drew Macias as a free agent.

December 3, 2009

Signed T.J. Beam as a free agent.

December 8, 2009

Luke Carlin granted Free Agency.

As part of a 3-team trade, traded Max Scherzer and Daniel Schlereth to the Detroit Tigers. Received Edwin Jackson from the Detroit Tigers and Ian Kennedy from the New York Yankees. In addition, the Detroit Tigers sent Curtis Granderson to the New York Yankees; and the New York Yankees sent Phil Coke and Austin Jackson to the Detroit Tigers.

December 10, 2009

Hector Ambriz drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 2009 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Zach Kroenke from the New York Yankees in the 2009 rule 5 draft.

December 12, 2009

Josh Whitesell granted Free Agency.

December 16, 2009

Signed Rodrigo Lopez as a free agent.

December 22, 2009

Signed Eddie Rogers as a free agent.

December 26, 2009

Signed Bob Howry as a free agent.

December 30, 2009

Signed Kelly Johnson as a free agent.

January 12, 2010

Signed Jeff Bailey as a free agent.

January 13, 2010

Signed Adam LaRoche as a free agent.

January 20, 2010

Released Eric Byrnes.

March 17, 2010

Signed Kris Benson as a free agent.

May 1, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Rey Navarro (minors) to the Kansas City Royals. Received Carlos Rosa.

May 15, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Kory Casto as a free agent.

May 17, 2010 (Standings)

Purchased Saul Rivera from the Cleveland Indians.

Released Bob Howry.

May 20, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Luis Ayala as a free agent.

June 1, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Billy Buckner to the Detroit Tigers. Received Dontrelle Willis and cash.

June 8, 2010 (Standings)

Drafted Zach Walters in the 9th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2010.

Drafted Mike Bolsinger in the 15th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed June 26, 2010.

Drafted Adam Eaton in the 19th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2010.

June 15, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Conor Jackson and cash to the Oakland Athletics. Received Sam Demel.

July 6, 2010 (Standings)

Released Dontrelle Willis.

July 15, 2010 (Standings)

Released Luis Ayala.

July 25, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Dan Haren to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Received a player to be named later, Patrick Corbin, Rafael Rodriguez and Joe Saunders. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim sent Tyler Skaggs (August 7, 2010) to the Arizona Diamondbacks to complete the trade.

July 26, 2010 (Standings)

Released Saul Rivera.

July 30, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Edwin Jackson to the Chicago White Sox. Received David Holmberg and Daniel Hudson.

July 31, 2010 (Standings)

Kory Casto voluntarily retired.

Traded Pedro Ciriaco, Chris Snyder and cash to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received D.J. Carrasco, Ryan Church and Bobby Crosby.

Traded Chad Qualls to the Tampa Bay Rays. Received a player to be named later. The Tampa Bay Rays sent Matt Gorgen (minors) (September 9, 2010) to the Arizona Diamondbacks to complete the trade.

August 21, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Mike Hampton as a free agent.

August 24, 2010 (Standings)

Released Bobby Crosby.

October 13, 2010 (Standings)

Bryan Augenstein selected by the St. Louis Cardinals off waivers.

November 1, 2010

Kris Benson granted Free Agency.

Mike Hampton granted Free Agency.

Aaron Heilman granted Free Agency.

Rodrigo Lopez granted Free Agency.

Brandon Webb granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2010

Adam LaRoche granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2010

Selected Brian Sweeney off waivers from the Seattle Mariners.

November 6, 2010

Jeff Bailey granted Free Agency.

T.J. Beam granted Free Agency.

Carlos Corporan granted Free Agency.

Drew Macias granted Free Agency.

Eddie Rogers granted Free Agency.

Leo Rosales granted Free Agency.

Clay Zavada granted Free Agency.

November 15, 2010

Signed Geoff Blum as a free agent.

November 18, 2010

Traded Scottie Allen (minors) to the New York Yankees. Received Juan Miranda.

November 19, 2010

Signed Sean Burroughs as a free agent.

Selected Juan Jaime off waivers from the Washington Nationals.

November 24, 2010

Traded a player to be named later to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Zach Duke. The Arizona Diamondbacks sent Cesar Valdez (December 9, 2010) to the Pittsburgh Pirates to complete the trade.

November 29, 2010

Signed Eddie Rogers as a free agent.

December 2, 2010

Blaine Boyer granted Free Agency.

D.J. Carrasco granted Free Agency.

Ryan Church granted Free Agency.

Augie Ojeda granted Free Agency.

December 5, 2010

Signed Wily Mo Pena as a free agent.

December 6, 2010

Signed Melvin Mora as a free agent.

Traded a player to be named later and Mark Reynolds to the Baltimore Orioles. Received David Hernandez and Kam Mickolio. The Arizona Diamondbacks sent John Hester (April 30, 2011) to the Baltimore Orioles to complete the trade.

December 7, 2010

Signed J.J. Putz as a free agent.

December 8, 2010

Signed Mike Hampton as a free agent.

December 9, 2010

Drafted Joe Paterson from the San Francisco Giants in the 2010 rule 5 draft.

December 15, 2010

Signed Andy Tracy as a free agent.

December 17, 2010

Signed Henry Blanco as a free agent.

Signed Xavier Nady as a free agent.

Released Rusty Ryal.

January 5, 2011

Signed Clay Zavada as a free agent.

January 18, 2011

Signed Willie Bloomquist as a free agent.

Signed Aaron Heilman as a free agent.

January 19, 2011

Signed Cody Ransom as a free agent.

January 24, 2011

Signed Micah Owings as a free agent.

Traded Kevin Eichhorn (minors) and Ryan Robowski (minors) to the Detroit Tigers. Received Armando Galarraga.

February 7, 2011

Signed Robby Hammock as a free agent.

February 16, 2011

Signed Russell Branyan as a free agent.

March 23, 2011

Signed Kip Wells as a free agent.

March 26, 2011

Mike Hampton voluntarily retired.

Released Brian Sweeney.

March 29, 2011

Released Carlos Rosa.

April 1, 2011

Signed Josh Wilson as a free agent.

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2009 / 2011 Trades and Transactions