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2012 Baltimore Orioles

Trades and Transactions

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93-69, Finished 2nd in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Buck Showalter (93-69)
GM: Dan Duquette (Hired 11/6/2011), Farm Dir: John Stockstill, Scouting Dir: Gary Rajsich
Scored 712 runs, Allowed 705 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 82-80

Ballparks: Oriole Park at Camden Yards · Attendance: 2,102,240 (7th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 103 · one-year: Batting - 109, Pitching - 109

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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 11, 2011

Jeremy Accardo granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2011

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.

April 3, 2012 (Standings)

Alfredo Simon selected by the Cincinnati Reds off waivers.

April 4, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Chris Robinson as a free agent.

April 6, 2012 (Standings)

Released Armando Galarraga.

April 11, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Joel Pineiro as a free agent.

April 12, 2012 (Standings)

Released John Hester.

April 16, 2012 (Standings)

Released Casey Fossum.

April 17, 2012 (Standings)

Selected Luis Exposito off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.

April 18, 2012 (Standings)

Released Winston Abreu.

April 21, 2012 (Standings)

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

April 22, 2012 (Standings)

Released Ross Wolf.

April 24, 2012 (Standings)

Released Chris George.

April 25, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Bill Hall as a free agent.

April 28, 2012 (Standings)

Released Josh Barfield.

May 8, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Miguel Tejada as a free agent.

May 17, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Lew Ford as a free agent.

Matt Antonelli selected by the New York Yankees off waivers.

May 20, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Josh Barfield as a free agent.

May 23, 2012 (Standings)

Signed J.C. Romero as a free agent.

June 2, 2012 (Standings)

Purchased Steve Pearce from the New York Yankees.

June 4, 2012 (Standings)

Drafted Kevin Gausman in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 2012 amateur draft. Player signed July 13, 2012.

June 5, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Nate McLouth as a free agent.

Drafted Christian Walker in the 4th round of the 2012 amateur draft. Player signed July 6, 2012.

June 6, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Jamie Moyer as a free agent.

June 7, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Rich Rundles as a free agent.

June 11, 2012 (Standings)

Released Willie Eyre.

June 18, 2012 (Standings)

Released Jon Link.

June 23, 2012 (Standings)

Released Jamie Moyer.

June 25, 2012 (Standings)

Released Miguel Tejada.

June 30, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Gabriel Lino (minors) and Kyle Simon (minors) to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Jim Thome.

July 2, 2012 (Standings)

Dontrelle Willis voluntarily retired.

July 6, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Henry Urrutia as an amateur free agent.

July 10, 2012 (Standings)

Released J.C. Romero.

July 20, 2012 (Standings)

Received Omar Quintanilla from the New York Mets as part of a conditional deal.

Brad Bergesen selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks off waivers.

July 28, 2012 (Standings)

Steve Pearce selected by the Houston Astros off waivers.

August 3, 2012 (Standings)

Sold Pat Neshek to the Oakland Athletics.

August 13, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Carlos Rojas (minors) to the Cleveland Indians. Received J.C. Romero.

August 23, 2012 (Standings)

Miguel Socolovich selected by the Chicago Cubs off waivers.

August 26, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Matt Lindstrom and cash to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Joe Saunders and cash.

August 27, 2012 (Standings)

J.C. Romero granted Free Agency.

August 31, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Randy Wolf as a free agent.

September 7, 2012 (Standings)

Jason Berken selected by the Chicago Cubs off waivers.

September 14, 2012 (Standings)

Released Kevin Gregg.

September 29, 2012 (Standings)

Selected Steve Pearce off waivers from the New York Yankees.

October 4, 2012 (Standings)

Jai Miller granted Free Agency.

October 16, 2012

Released Dontrelle Willis.

October 17, 2012

Dana Eveland granted Free Agency.

Ronny Paulino granted Free Agency.

October 27, 2012

Signed Jason Pridie as a free agent.

October 29, 2012

Endy Chavez granted Free Agency.

Bill Hall granted Free Agency.

Nate McLouth granted Free Agency.

Joe Saunders granted Free Agency.

Jim Thome granted Free Agency.

Randy Wolf granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2012

Selected Alexi Casilla off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.

November 3, 2012

Ryan Adams granted Free Agency.

Josh Barfield granted Free Agency.

Greg Burke granted Free Agency.

Blake Davis granted Free Agency.

Lew Ford granted Free Agency.

Jamie Hoffmann granted Free Agency.

Zach Phillips granted Free Agency.

Joel Pineiro granted Free Agency.

Antoan Richardson granted Free Agency.

Rich Rundles granted Free Agency.

Oscar Villarreal granted Free Agency.

Pedro Viola granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2012

Steven Tolleson granted Free Agency.

November 12, 2012

Signed Daniel McCutchen as a free agent.

Signed Dan Meyer as a free agent.

November 14, 2012

Signed Lew Ford as a free agent.

November 20, 2012

Traded Robert Andino to the Seattle Mariners. Received Trayvon Robinson.

November 28, 2012

Purchased Danny Valencia from the Boston Red Sox.

November 30, 2012

Stu Pomeranz granted Free Agency.

Omar Quintanilla granted Free Agency.

Mark Reynolds granted Free Agency.

Traded Jhondaniel Medina (minors) to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Yamaico Navarro.

Joe Mahoney selected by the Miami Marlins off waivers.

December 5, 2012

Signed Conor Jackson as a free agent.

Signed Adam Russell as a free agent.

December 6, 2012

Drafted T.J. McFarland from the Cleveland Indians in the 2012 rule 5 draft.

December 13, 2012

Signed Nate McLouth as a free agent.

December 14, 2012

Signed Niuman Romero as a free agent.

December 19, 2012

Signed Zach Braddock as a free agent.

Signed Travis Ishikawa as a free agent.

Signed Daniel Schlereth as a free agent.

December 20, 2012

Signed Adam Greenberg as a free agent.

January 4, 2013

Selected Luis Martinez off waivers from the Texas Rangers.

January 8, 2013

Signed Stu Pomeranz as a free agent.

January 15, 2013

Signed Rich Rundles as a free agent.

January 23, 2013

Signed Rob Delaney as a free agent.

January 28, 2013

Signed Manny Delcarmen as a free agent.

Signed Chris Pettit as a free agent.

January 29, 2013

Signed Chris Dickerson as a free agent.

February 1, 2013

Signed Mark Hendrickson as a free agent.

Signed Joel Pineiro as a free agent.

February 5, 2013

Selected Russ Canzler off waivers from the New York Yankees.

February 7, 2013

Signed Kyle Hudson as a free agent.

February 8, 2013

Selected Todd Redmond off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds.

February 15, 2013

Signed Jair Jurrjens as a free agent.

March 22, 2013

Todd Redmond selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

March 25, 2013

Received Jairo Asencio from the Milwaukee Brewers as part of a conditional deal.

Released Dan Meyer.

March 27, 2013

Signed Freddy Garcia as a free agent.

March 29, 2013

Purchased Scott Proctor from the San Francisco Giants.

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2011 / 2013 Trades and Transactions