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2011 Arizona Diamondbacks

Trades and Transactions

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94-68, Finished 1st in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Kirk Gibson (94-68)
GM: Kevin Towers (Hired 9/22/2010), Farm Dir: Mike Bell, Scouting Dir: Ray Montgomery
Scored 731 runs, Allowed 662 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-74

Ballparks: Chase Field · Attendance: 2,105,432 (12th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 103, Pitching - 103 · one-year: Batting - 107, Pitching - 106

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2010 / 2012 Trades and Transactions

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

October 13, 2010

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 (Standings)

Signed Josh Wilson as a free agent.

April 3, 2011 (Standings)

Released Kip Wells.

April 8, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Ron Mahay as a free agent.

May 7, 2011 (Standings)

Released Ron Mahay.

May 21, 2011 (Standings)

Released Russell Branyan.

May 25, 2011 (Standings)

Josh Wilson selected by the Milwaukee Brewers off waivers.

June 1, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Andrea Pizziconi (minors) to the Kansas City Royals. Received Lucas May.

June 2, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Yhency Brazoban as a free agent.

June 6, 2011 (Standings)

Drafted Trevor Bauer in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed July 25, 2011.

Drafted Andrew Chafin in the 1st round (43rd pick) of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed August 15, 2011.

June 7, 2011 (Standings)

Drafted Evan Marshall in the 4th round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 2011.

June 13, 2011 (Standings)

Leyson Septimo selected by the Chicago White Sox off waivers.

June 17, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Jeff Bennett as a free agent.

Signed Alberto Castillo as a free agent.

June 29, 2011 (Standings)

Released Melvin Mora.

July 5, 2011 (Standings)

Released Rafael Rodriguez.

July 19, 2011 (Standings)

Released Aaron Heilman.

July 24, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Angel Berroa as a free agent.

Released Wily Mo Pena.

July 27, 2011 (Standings)

Purchased Michael Restovich from the Chicago White Sox.

July 29, 2011 (Standings)

Purchased Ryan Langerhans from the Seattle Mariners.

July 30, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Zach Walters to the Washington Nationals. Received Jason Marquis.

July 31, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Brandon Allen and Jordan Norberto to the Oakland Athletics. Received Brad Ziegler.

August 1, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Brian Stokes as a free agent.

Signed Daryle Ward as a free agent.

August 11, 2011 (Standings)

Selected Tommy Manzella off waivers from the Houston Astros.

August 13, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Lyle Overbay as a free agent.

August 17, 2011 (Standings)

Released Juan Jaime.

August 23, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Kelly Johnson to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Aaron Hill and John McDonald.

August 30, 2011 (Standings)

Released Jeff Bennett.

September 14, 2011 (Standings)

Released Daryle Ward.

September 23, 2011 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Mike Zagurski. The Arizona Diamondbacks sent Adam Worthington (minors) (November 17, 2011) to the Philadelphia Phillies to complete the trade.

September 27, 2011 (Standings)

Esmerling Vasquez selected by the Minnesota Twins off waivers.

September 30, 2011 (Standings)

Armando Galarraga granted Free Agency.

October 4, 2011 (Standings)

Ryan Langerhans granted Free Agency.

October 10, 2011 (Standings)

Cody Ransom granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2011 (Standings)

Released J.C. Gutierrez.

October 19, 2011

Sean Burroughs granted Free Agency.

Alberto Castillo granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2011

Jason Marquis granted Free Agency.

John McDonald granted Free Agency.

Xavier Nady granted Free Agency.

Lyle Overbay granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2011

Willie Bloomquist granted Free Agency.

Zach Duke granted Free Agency.

Aaron Hill granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2011

Signed John McDonald as a free agent.

Tony Abreu granted Free Agency.

Angel Berroa granted Free Agency.

Henry Blanco granted Free Agency.

Robby Hammock granted Free Agency.

Lucas May granted Free Agency.

Juan Miranda granted Free Agency.

Michael Restovich granted Free Agency.

Eddie Rogers granted Free Agency.

Brian Stokes granted Free Agency.

Andy Tracy granted Free Agency.

Clay Zavada granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2011

Signed Henry Blanco as a free agent.

November 7, 2011

Released Kam Mickolio.

November 8, 2011

Signed Chris Jakubauskas as a free agent.

Signed Rusty Ryal as a free agent.

November 9, 2011

Signed Willie Bloomquist as a free agent.

November 15, 2011

Signed Ryan Budde as a free agent.

Signed Aaron Hill as a free agent.

November 29, 2011

Signed Jensen Lewis as a free agent.

December 4, 2011

Signed Jason Lane and Cody Ransom as a free agent.

December 5, 2011

Signed Joe Martinez as a free agent.

December 9, 2011

Signed Lyle Overbay as a free agent.

Traded Ryan Cook, Collin Cowgill and Jarrod Parker to the Oakland Athletics. Received Craig Breslow, Trevor Cahill and cash.

December 12, 2011

Micah Owings granted Free Agency.

Joe Saunders granted Free Agency.

December 13, 2011

Signed Jonathan Albaladejo as a free agent.

Signed Takashi Saito as a free agent.

December 19, 2011

Signed Jason Kubel as a free agent.

January 4, 2012

Signed Mike Jacobs as a free agent.

January 17, 2012

Signed Joe Saunders as a free agent.

January 23, 2012

Selected Craig Tatum off waivers from the Houston Astros.

February 29, 2012

Released Kevin Mulvey.

March 1, 2012

Signed Randy Ruiz as a free agent.

March 8, 2012

Signed Bo Schultz as a free agent.

March 28, 2012

Craig Tatum selected by the New York Yankees off waivers.

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