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2012 Arizona Diamondbacks

Trades and Transactions

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81-81, Finished 3rd in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Kirk Gibson (81-81)
GM: Kevin Towers, Farm Dir: Mike Bell, Scouting Dir: Ray Montgomery
Scored 734 runs, Allowed 688 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-76

Ballparks: Chase Field · Attendance: 2,177,617 (13th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 103, Pitching - 103 · one-year: Batting - 104, Pitching - 104

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2011 / 2013 Trades and Transactions

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

October 4, 2011

Ryan Langerhans granted Free Agency.

October 10, 2011

Cody Ransom granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2011

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 17, 2011

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.

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.

April 18, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Brent Clevlen as a free agent.

Released Daniel Stange.

April 21, 2012 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Josh Bell. The Arizona Diamondbacks sent Mike Belfiore (May 12, 2012) to the Baltimore Orioles to complete the trade.

May 2, 2012 (Standings)

Sent Tommy Layne to the San Diego Padres as part of a conditional deal.

May 6, 2012 (Standings)

Released Tommy Manzella.

May 14, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Tyler Graham as a free agent.

May 23, 2012 (Standings)

Cody Ransom selected by the Milwaukee Brewers off waivers.

May 29, 2012 (Standings)

Released Jason Lane.

June 5, 2012 (Standings)

Drafted Jake Lamb in the 6th round of the 2012 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 2012.

June 6, 2012 (Standings)

Released Randy Ruiz.

July 2, 2012 (Standings)

Released Chris Jakubauskas.

July 20, 2012 (Standings)

Released Geoff Blum.

Selected Brad Bergesen off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.

July 23, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Barry Enright to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Received a player to be named later. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim sent Frazier Hall (minors) (August 31, 2012) to the Arizona Diamondbacks to complete the trade.

July 24, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Ryan Roberts to the Tampa Bay Rays. Received Tyler Bortnick (minors).

July 25, 2012 (Standings)

Released Rusty Ryal.

July 29, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Bobby Borchering (minors) and Marc Krauss to the Houston Astros. Received Chris Johnson.

July 31, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Craig Breslow to the Boston Red Sox. Received Matt Albers and Scott Podsednik.

August 2, 2012 (Standings)

Released Scott Podsednik.

August 5, 2012 (Standings)

Released Lyle Overbay.

August 6, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Wil Nieves as a free agent.

August 12, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Brett Tomko as a free agent.

August 14, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Matt Mangini as a free agent.

August 15, 2012 (Standings)

Received Daniel Cabrera from the Pittsburgh Pirates as part of a conditional deal.

August 20, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Stephen Drew to the Oakland Athletics. Received Sean Jamieson (minors).

August 26, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Joe Saunders and cash to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Matt Lindstrom and cash.

August 31, 2012 (Standings)

Selected Cody Ransom off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers.

September 15, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Chaz Roe as a free agent.

September 23, 2012 (Standings)

Cole Gillespie granted Free Agency.

October 4, 2012 (Standings)

Zach Kroenke granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Humberto Cota as a free agent.

October 20, 2012

As part of a 3-team trade, traded Chris Young and cash to the Oakland Athletics. Received Cliff Pennington from the Oakland Athletics and Heath Bell and cash from the Miami Marlins. In addition, the Oakland Athletics sent Yordy Cabrera (minors) to the Miami Marlins.

October 25, 2012

Joe Martinez granted Free Agency.

October 26, 2012

Takashi Saito granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2012

Mike Jacobs granted Free Agency.

Konrad Schmidt selected by the Texas Rangers off waivers.

October 31, 2012

Henry Blanco granted Free Agency.

Matt Lindstrom granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2012

Mike Zagurski granted Free Agency.

Sam Demel selected by the Houston Astros off waivers.

Jake Elmore selected by the Houston Astros off waivers.

November 3, 2012

Jonathan Albaladejo granted Free Agency.

Josh Bell granted Free Agency.

Ryan Budde granted Free Agency.

Daniel Cabrera granted Free Agency.

Tyler Graham granted Free Agency.

Jensen Lewis granted Free Agency.

Matt Mangini granted Free Agency.

Cody Ransom granted Free Agency.

Brett Tomko granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2012

Signed Tuffy Gosewisch as a free agent.

November 6, 2012

Signed Eddie Bonine as a free agent.

November 7, 2012

Signed Garrett Mock as a free agent.

November 8, 2012

Signed Brad Snyder as a free agent.

November 14, 2012

Signed Rommie Lewis as a free agent.

November 17, 2012

Signed Kila Ka'aihue as a free agent.

November 20, 2012

Traded Ryan Wheeler to the Colorado Rockies. Received Matt Reynolds.

November 24, 2012

Signed Mark Teahen as a free agent.

November 28, 2012

Released Brad Bergesen.

November 30, 2012

Wil Nieves granted Free Agency.

December 3, 2012

Signed Jeremy Reed as a free agent.

December 6, 2012

Ender Inciarte drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2012 rule 5 draft.

Signed Eric Hinske as a free agent.

Signed Wil Nieves as a free agent.

December 8, 2012

Signed Eric Chavez as a free agent.

December 10, 2012

Signed Steve Garrison as a free agent.

Signed Josh Wilson as a free agent.

December 11, 2012

Signed Brandon McCarthy as a free agent.

As part of a 3-team trade, traded Matt Albers, Trevor Bauer and Bryan Shaw to the Cleveland Indians. Received Didi Gregorius from the Cincinnati Reds and Lars Anderson and Tony Sipp from the Cleveland Indians. In addition, the Cincinnati Reds sent Drew Stubbs to the Cleveland Indians; and the Cleveland Indians sent Shin-Soo Choo, Jason Donald and cash to the Cincinnati Reds.

December 21, 2012

Signed Nelson Figueroa as a free agent.

Signed Warner Madrigal as a free agent.

December 22, 2012

Signed Cody Ross as a free agent.

January 24, 2013

Traded Chris Johnson and Justin Upton to the Atlanta Braves. Received Brandon Drury (minors), Nick Ahmed, Randall Delgado, Martin Prado and Zeke Spruill.

February 1, 2013

Lars Anderson selected by the Chicago White Sox off waivers.

February 11, 2013

Signed Rod Barajas as a free agent.

February 18, 2013

Traded Jesus Castillo (minors) and Erick Leal (minors) to the Chicago Cubs. Received Tony Campana.

February 26, 2013

Signed Josh Booty as a free agent.

March 10, 2013

Signed Dan Cortes as a free agent.

March 20, 2013

Sent John McDonald to the Pittsburgh Pirates as part of a conditional deal.

March 25, 2013

Released Rod Barajas.

March 27, 2013

Released Josh Booty.

March 28, 2013

Signed Nick Evans as a free agent.

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2011 / 2013 Trades and Transactions