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2012 Atlanta Braves

Trades and Transactions

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94-68, Finished 2nd in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Fredi Gonzalez (94-68)
GM: Frank Wren, Farm Dir: Ronnie Richardson, Scouting Dir: Tony DeMacio
Scored 700 runs, Allowed 600 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 92-70

Ballparks: Turner Field · Attendance: 2,420,171 (8th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 106, 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 3, 2011

Wil Nieves granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2011

Alex Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

Scott Linebrink granted Free Agency.

George Sherrill granted Free Agency.

Jack Wilson granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2011

Nate McLouth granted Free Agency.

Traded Derek Lowe and cash to the Cleveland Indians. Received Chris Jones (minors).

November 1, 2011

J.C. Boscan granted Free Agency.

Wilkin Ramirez granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2011

Chris Carter granted Free Agency.

Wilkin Castillo granted Free Agency.

Jeff Fiorentino granted Free Agency.

Mauro Gomez granted Free Agency.

Ruben Gotay granted Free Agency.

Diory Hernandez granted Free Agency.

Kenshin Kawakami granted Free Agency.

Ed Lucas granted Free Agency.

Antoan Richardson granted Free Agency.

Steven Shell granted Free Agency.

Matt Young granted Free Agency.

November 22, 2011

Signed J.C. Boscan as a free agent.

Signed Luis Durango as a free agent.

Signed Dusty Hughes as a free agent.

Signed Adam Russell as a free agent.

Signed Drew Sutton as a free agent.

Signed Josh Wilson as a free agent.

December 12, 2011

Brooks Conrad granted Free Agency.

Peter Moylan granted Free Agency.

December 16, 2011

Released Dustin Richardson.

January 13, 2012

Signed Jack Wilson as a free agent.

January 17, 2012

Signed Peter Moylan as a free agent.

January 30, 2012

Signed Buddy Carlyle as a free agent.

March 13, 2012

Brandon Hicks selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

March 29, 2012

Sold Jairo Asencio to the Cleveland Indians.

March 30, 2012

Signed Livan Hernandez as a free agent.

April 1, 2012 (Standings)

Traded J.J. Hoover to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Juan Francisco.

April 3, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Chad Durbin as a free agent.

May 11, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Felix Pie as a free agent.

May 20, 2012 (Standings)

Sold Drew Sutton to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

May 21, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Ian Thomas as a free agent.

Signed Ian Thomas as a free agent.

Signed Lance Zawadzki as a free agent.

June 5, 2012 (Standings)

Purchased Ruben Gotay from the Toronto Blue Jays.

Drafted Alex Wood in the 2nd round of the 2012 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 2012.

June 6, 2012 (Standings)

Drafted Shae Simmons in the 22nd round of the 2012 amateur draft. Player signed June 7, 2012.

June 19, 2012 (Standings)

Signed D.J. Carrasco as a free agent.

Released Livan Hernandez.

June 22, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Brent Leach as a free agent.

July 1, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Ben Sheets as a free agent.

July 4, 2012 (Standings)

Released D.J. Carrasco.

July 12, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Terry Tiffee as a free agent.

July 14, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Todd Redmond to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Paul Janish.

July 20, 2012 (Standings)

Released Adam Russell.

July 26, 2012 (Standings)

Released Lance Zawadzki.

July 27, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Miguel Batista as a free agent.

Signed Rusty Ryal as a free agent.

July 28, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Josh Kroeger as a free agent.

July 30, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Jaye Chapman and Arodys Vizcaino to the Chicago Cubs. Received Reed Johnson, Paul Maholm and cash.

August 20, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Lyle Overbay as a free agent.

August 31, 2012 (Standings)

Released Jack Wilson.

Traded a player to be named later to the Detroit Tigers. Received Jeff Baker. The Atlanta Braves sent Greg Ross (minors) (September 25, 2012) to the Detroit Tigers to complete the trade.

October 29, 2012

Jeff Baker granted Free Agency.

Miguel Batista granted Free Agency.

Michael Bourn granted Free Agency.

Matt Diaz granted Free Agency.

Chad Durbin granted Free Agency.

Eric Hinske granted Free Agency.

Reed Johnson granted Free Agency.

Lyle Overbay granted Free Agency.

David Ross granted Free Agency.

Ben Sheets granted Free Agency.

Chipper Jones voluntarily retired.

November 1, 2012

J.C. Boscan granted Free Agency.

Selected Jordan Schafer off waivers from the Houston Astros.

November 3, 2012

Buddy Carlyle granted Free Agency.

Erik Cordier granted Free Agency.

Luis Durango granted Free Agency.

Ruben Gotay granted Free Agency.

Dusty Hughes granted Free Agency.

Josh Kroeger granted Free Agency.

Brent Leach granted Free Agency.

Felix Pie granted Free Agency.

Rusty Ryal granted Free Agency.

Terry Tiffee granted Free Agency.

Josh Wilson granted Free Agency.

November 15, 2012

Signed Dusty Hughes as a free agent.

November 16, 2012

Signed Gerald Laird as a free agent.

November 29, 2012

Signed B.J. Upton as a free agent.

November 30, 2012

Jair Jurrjens granted Free Agency.

Peter Moylan granted Free Agency.

Traded Tommy Hanson to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Received Jordan Walden.

Selected David Carpenter off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.

December 1, 2012

Signed Blake DeWitt as a free agent.

December 4, 2012

Signed Matt Pagnozzi as a free agent.

December 6, 2012

Signed Reed Johnson as a free agent.

December 20, 2012

Signed Ramiro Pena as a free agent.

January 19, 2013

Signed Sean Kazmar as a free agent.

January 24, 2013

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

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2011 / 2013 Trades and Transactions