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Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2015

89-73, 2nd place in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Buck Showalter (89-73)
GM: Dan Duquette, Farm Dir: Brian Graham, Scouting Dir: Gary Rajsich
Scored 744 runs, Allowed 715 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 84-78

Ballparks: · Attendance: 2,172,344 (10th of 15)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 105, Pitching - 105 · one-year: Batting - 101, Pitching - 101

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2015 Trades and Transactions

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

October 6, 2015

Cesar Cabral granted Free Agency.

October 8, 2015

Chris Parmelee granted Free Agency.

October 20, 2015

Selected Vance Worley off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

October 22, 2015

Signed Cesar Cabral as a free agent.

October 26, 2015

Jorge Rondon selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates off waivers.

November 2, 2015

Wei-Yin Chen granted Free Agency.

Chris Davis granted Free Agency.

Darren O'Day granted Free Agency.

Gerardo Parra granted Free Agency.

Steve Pearce granted Free Agency.

Matt Wieters granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2015

Pedro Beato granted Free Agency.

Mike Belfiore granted Free Agency.

Julio Borbon granted Free Agency.

Matt Buschmann granted Free Agency.

Eddie Gamboa granted Free Agency.

Sean Halton granted Free Agency.

Pat McCoy granted Free Agency.

Andy Oliver granted Free Agency.

Brandon Snyder granted Free Agency.

Elih Villanueva granted Free Agency.

November 13, 2015

Signed Matt Wieters as a free agent.

November 16, 2015

Signed Steven Tolleson as a free agent.

November 24, 2015

Signed Ji-Man Choi as a free agent.

November 25, 2015

Signed Todd Redmond as a free agent.

Purchased L.J. Hoes from the Houston Astros.

November 26, 2015

Signed Pedro Beato as a free agent.

December 2, 2015

Steve Johnson granted Free Agency.

David Lough granted Free Agency.

Purchased Francisco Pena from the Kansas City Royals.

Traded Steve Clevenger to the Seattle Mariners. Received C.J. Riefenhauser and Mark Trumbo.

Andy Wilkins selected by the Seattle Mariners off waivers.

December 3, 2015

Paul Janish granted Free Agency.

December 5, 2015

Signed Jeff Beliveau as a free agent.

December 10, 2015

Ji-Man Choi drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 2015 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Joey Rickard from the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2015 rule 5 draft.

Selected Edgar Olmos off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.

December 14, 2015

Signed Darren O'Day as a free agent.

December 15, 2015

Signed Xavier Avery as a free agent.

Signed Alfredo Marte as a free agent.

December 16, 2015

Signed Hyun Soo Kim as a free agent.

December 18, 2015

Junior Lake selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

December 23, 2015

Rey Navarro selected by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim off waivers.

Edgar Olmos selected by the Chicago Cubs off waivers.

December 29, 2015

Signed Paul Janish as a free agent.

January 8, 2016

Selected Joey Terdoslavich off waivers from the Atlanta Braves.

January 11, 2016

Signed Andy Oliver as a free agent.

January 12, 2016

Signed Alex Liddi as a free agent.

January 21, 2016

Signed Chris Davis as a free agent.

January 26, 2016

Signed Chris Dwyer as a free agent.

Purchased Efren Navarro from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

February 4, 2016

Traded Jean Cosme (minors) to the San Diego Padres. Received Odrisamer Despaigne.

February 8, 2016

Signed Hideki Okajima as a free agent.

February 10, 2016

Signed Dale Thayer as a free agent.

February 12, 2016

C.J. Riefenhauser selected by the Chicago Cubs off waivers.

February 19, 2016

Signed Sam Deduno as a free agent.

February 23, 2016

Signed Nathan Adcock as a free agent.

February 25, 2016

Signed Yovani Gallardo as a free agent.

February 28, 2016

Efren Navarro granted Free Agency.

March 7, 2016

Signed Mike Carp as a free agent.

March 10, 2016

Signed Pedro Alvarez as a free agent.

March 13, 2016

Signed Julio Borbon as a free agent.

March 16, 2016

Andrew Triggs selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

March 23, 2016

Signed Zach Phillips as a free agent.

March 24, 2016

Traded player to be named to the Chicago Cubs. Received Edgar Olmos.

March 26, 2016

Released Dale Thayer.

March 29, 2016

Released Hideki Okajima.

March 31, 2016

Released Alex Liddi.

April 1, 2016 (Standings)

Released Mike Carp.

Released Miguel Gonzalez.

April 7, 2016 (Standings)

Purchased Jayson Aquino from the St. Louis Cardinals.

April 8, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Eric Fornataro as a free agent.

April 15, 2016 (Standings)

Selected Scott McGough off waivers from the Miami Marlins.

April 16, 2016 (Standings)

Released Todd Redmond.

April 18, 2016 (Standings)

Traded Alfredo Marte to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received player to be named or cash.

April 25, 2016 (Standings)

Selected David Hale off waivers from the Colorado Rockies.

April 29, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Wandy Rodriguez as a free agent.

May 4, 2016 (Standings)

Released Cesar Cabral.

May 16, 2016 (Standings)

Jimmy Paredes selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

May 23, 2016 (Standings)

Released Steven Tolleson.

Traded Brian Matusz and 2016 competitive balance round B pick to the Atlanta Braves. Received Brandon Barker (minors) and Trevor Belicek (minors).

May 25, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Brian Duensing as a free agent.

May 26, 2016 (Standings)

Released Eric Fornataro.

June 6, 2016 (Standings)

Released Andy Oliver.

June 14, 2016 (Standings)

Released Wandy Rodriguez.

June 18, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Andy Oliver as a free agent.

July 24, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Tom Gorzelanny as a free agent.

July 29, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Logan Ondrusek as a free agent.

July 31, 2016 (Standings)

Traded Ariel Miranda to the Seattle Mariners. Received Wade Miley.

August 1, 2016 (Standings)

Traded Jonah Heim (minors) to the Tampa Bay Rays. Received Steve Pearce.

August 7, 2016 (Standings)

Chaz Roe selected by the Atlanta Braves off waivers.

August 8, 2016 (Standings)

Released Sam Deduno.

August 13, 2016 (Standings)

Released Tom Gorzelanny.

August 20, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Chris Dickerson as a free agent.

August 28, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Tommy Hunter as a free agent.

August 31, 2016 (Standings)

Traded Jason Heinrich (minors) to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Michael Bourn.

Traded Zach Phillips to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Kyle Lobstein.

Selected Drew Stubbs off waivers from the Texas Rangers.

September 3, 2016 (Standings)

Ashur Tolliver selected by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim off waivers.

September 15, 2016 (Standings)

Odrisamer Despaigne selected by the Miami Marlins off waivers.

October 5, 2016 (Standings)

Kyle Lobstein granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2016

Pedro Alvarez granted Free Agency.

Michael Bourn granted Free Agency.

Brian Duensing granted Free Agency.

Tommy Hunter granted Free Agency.

Logan Ondrusek granted Free Agency.

Steve Pearce granted Free Agency.

Nolan Reimold granted Free Agency.

Drew Stubbs granted Free Agency.

Mark Trumbo granted Free Agency.

Matt Wieters granted Free Agency.

November 7, 2016

Xavier Avery granted Free Agency.

Pedro Beato granted Free Agency.

Jeff Beliveau granted Free Agency.

Chris Dickerson granted Free Agency.

David Hale granted Free Agency.

L.J. Hoes granted Free Agency.

Corban Joseph granted Free Agency.

Osvaldo Martinez granted Free Agency.

Andy Oliver granted Free Agency.

Edgar Olmos granted Free Agency.

Joey Terdoslavich granted Free Agency.

November 30, 2016

Signed Logan Schafer as a free agent.

Purchased Logan Verrett from the New York Mets.

December 2, 2016

Vance Worley granted Free Agency.

December 13, 2016

Signed Logan Ondrusek as a free agent.

December 15, 2016

Signed Chris Dickerson as a free agent.

Signed Tomo Ohka as a free agent.

December 16, 2016

Signed Welington Castillo as a free agent.

January 3, 2017

Signed Jesus Montero as a free agent.

January 6, 2017

Traded Yovani Gallardo and cash to the Seattle Mariners. Received Seth Smith.

January 20, 2017

Signed Mark Trumbo as a free agent.

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2015 Trades and Transactions