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2011 Baltimore Orioles

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2010 / 2012

69-93, Finished 5th in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Buck Showalter (69-93)
GM: Andy MacPhail (Stepped down 10/8/2011), Farm Dir: John Stockstill, Scouting Dir: Joe Jordan
Scored 708 runs, Allowed 860 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 67-95

Ballparks: Oriole Park at Camden Yards · Attendance: 1,755,461 (11th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 103 · one-year: Batting - 96, Pitching - 97

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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 5, 2010

Michael Aubrey granted Free Agency.

Alberto Castillo granted Free Agency.

Cla Meredith granted Free Agency.

Scott Moore granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2010

Cesar Izturis granted Free Agency.

Julio Lugo granted Free Agency.

Kevin Millwood granted Free Agency.

Corey Patterson granted Free Agency.

Koji Uehara granted Free Agency.

Ty Wigginton granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2010

Mark Hendrickson granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2010

Jumbo Diaz granted Free Agency.

Chris George granted Free Agency.

Joel Guzman granted Free Agency.

Michel Hernandez granted Free Agency.

Mike Hinckley granted Free Agency.

Steven Lerud granted Free Agency.

Frank Mata granted Free Agency.

Bob McCrory granted Free Agency.

Jim Miller granted Free Agency.

Luis Montanez granted Free Agency.

Jeff Salazar granted Free Agency.

Dennis Sarfate granted Free Agency.

November 15, 2010

Signed Mitch Atkins as a free agent.

November 20, 2010

Armando Gabino granted Free Agency.

November 29, 2010

Signed Josh Rupe as a free agent.

December 2, 2010

Matt Albers granted Free Agency.

December 6, 2010

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

December 9, 2010

Pedro Beato drafted by the New York Mets in the 2010 rule 5 draft.

Traded Brett Jacobson (minors) and Jim Hoey to the Minnesota Twins. Received J.J. Hardy and Brendan Harris.

December 13, 2010

Signed Koji Uehara as a free agent.

December 17, 2010

Signed Jeremy Accardo as a free agent.

December 20, 2010

Signed Alberto Castillo as a free agent.

Signed Jumbo Diaz as a free agent.

Signed Chris George as a free agent.

Signed Steven Lerud as a free agent.

December 21, 2010

Signed Michel Hernandez as a free agent.

January 5, 2011

Signed Cesar Izturis as a free agent.

January 6, 2011

Signed Derrek Lee as a free agent.

January 13, 2011

Signed Kevin Gregg as a free agent.

January 14, 2011

Signed Armando Gabino as a free agent.

January 25, 2011

Signed Clay Rapada as a free agent.

January 27, 2011

Signed Nick Bierbrodt as a free agent.

Signed Jeff Fiorentino as a free agent.

January 28, 2011

Signed Nick Green as a free agent.

January 31, 2011

Signed Mark Hendrickson as a free agent.

February 1, 2011

Signed James Houser as a free agent.

Signed Chris Jakubauskas as a free agent.

Signed Mark Worrell as a free agent.

February 3, 2011

Signed Randy Winn as a free agent.

February 4, 2011

Signed Ryan Drese as a free agent.

Signed Justin Duchscherer as a free agent.

February 8, 2011

Signed David Riske as a free agent.

February 18, 2011

Signed Vladimir Guerrero as a free agent.

March 28, 2011

Released Randy Winn.

May 4, 2011 (Standings)

Sold Jeff Fiorentino to the Atlanta Braves.

May 26, 2011 (Standings)

Released Ryan Drese.

June 6, 2011 (Standings)

Drafted Dylan Bundy in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed August 15, 2011.

June 15, 2011 (Standings)

Alberto Castillo granted Free Agency.

June 26, 2011 (Standings)

Released Michel Hernandez.

July 19, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Nick Green and cash to the Texas Rangers. Received Zach Phillips.

July 30, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Derrek Lee to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Aaron Baker (minors).

Traded Koji Uehara to the Texas Rangers. Received Chris Davis and Tommy Hunter.

August 1, 2011 (Standings)

Released Justin Duchscherer.

August 2, 2011 (Standings)

Selected Jo-Jo Reyes off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.

August 3, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Willie Eyre as a free agent.

August 31, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Mike Gonzalez to the Texas Rangers. Received a player to be named later. The Texas Rangers sent Pedro Strop (September 1, 2011) to the Baltimore Orioles to complete the trade.

September 12, 2011 (Standings)

Released Mark Hendrickson.

September 29, 2011 (Standings)

Felix Pie granted Free Agency.

October 11, 2011 (Standings)

Jeremy Accardo granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2011 (Standings)

Mitch Atkins granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2011

Craig Tatum selected by the Houston Astros off waivers.

October 30, 2011

Vladimir Guerrero granted Free Agency.

Cesar Izturis granted Free Agency.

Chris Jakubauskas granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2011

Nick Bierbrodt granted Free Agency.

Jumbo Diaz granted Free Agency.

Jake Fox granted Free Agency.

Armando Gabino granted Free Agency.

Chris George granted Free Agency.

Brendan Harris granted Free Agency.

James Houser granted Free Agency.

Rhyne Hughes granted Free Agency.

Steven Lerud granted Free Agency.

Mark Worrell granted Free Agency.

Selected Darren O'Day off waivers from the Texas Rangers.

November 21, 2011

Signed Matt Antonelli as a free agent.

Signed Steven Tolleson as a free agent.

November 22, 2011

Signed Miguel Socolovich as a free agent.

December 1, 2011

Traded a player to be named later and Randy Henry (minors) to the Texas Rangers. Received Taylor Teagarden. The Baltimore Orioles sent Greg Miclat (minors) (December 8, 2011) to the Texas Rangers to complete the trade.

December 5, 2011

Pedro Florimon selected by the Minnesota Twins off waivers.

December 8, 2011

Drafted Ryan Flaherty from the Chicago Cubs in the 2011 rule 5 draft.

Traded Tyler Henson (minors) and Jarret Martin (minors) to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Dana Eveland.

December 12, 2011

Willie Eyre granted Free Agency.

Jo-Jo Reyes granted Free Agency.

Luke Scott granted Free Agency.

December 14, 2011

Signed Tsuyoshi Wada as a free agent.

December 16, 2011

Signed Jon Link as a free agent.

Signed Antoan Richardson as a free agent.

December 20, 2011

Signed Endy Chavez as a free agent.

January 3, 2012

Signed Jeff Larish as a free agent.

Purchased Jai Miller from the Oakland Athletics.

Sold Brandon Snyder to the Texas Rangers.

January 4, 2012

Signed Willie Eyre as a free agent.

January 9, 2012

Signed Francis Beltran as a free agent.

Signed Ross Wolf as a free agent.

January 10, 2012

Signed Wei-Yin Chen as an amateur free agent.

January 11, 2012

Signed Winston Abreu as a free agent.

January 18, 2012

Signed Armando Galarraga as a free agent.

Signed Oscar Villarreal as a free agent.

January 19, 2012

Released Kyle Hudson.

January 20, 2012

Signed Dennys Reyes as a free agent.

January 21, 2012

Signed Chris George as a free agent.

January 24, 2012

Signed Wilson Betemit as a free agent.

January 30, 2012

Signed Pat Neshek as a free agent.

Signed Ronny Paulino as a free agent.

February 1, 2012

Signed Casey Fossum as a free agent.

February 3, 2012

Signed Stu Pomeranz as a free agent.

Released Rick van den Hurk.

February 6, 2012

Traded Jeremy Guthrie to the Colorado Rockies. Received Jason Hammel and Matt Lindstrom.

February 9, 2012

Signed Nick Johnson as a free agent.

February 10, 2012

Signed Luis Ayala as a free agent.

Signed Greg Burke as a free agent.

February 14, 2012

Released Clay Rapada.

February 23, 2012

Matt Angle selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers off waivers.

February 28, 2012

Signed Josh Banks as a free agent.

March 4, 2012

Signed Miguel Gonzalez as a free agent.

Released Dennys Reyes.

March 15, 2012

Signed Josh Barfield as a free agent.

March 20, 2012

Signed Dontrelle Willis as a free agent.

March 29, 2012

Selected Zelous Wheeler off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers.

March 31, 2012

Signed Jamie Hoffmann as a free agent.

Released Josh Banks.

Released Francis Beltran.

Released Jeff Larish.

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