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Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2009 / 2011

89-73, Finished 3rd in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Terry Francona (89-73)
GM: Theo Epstein, Farm Dir: Mike Hazen, Scouting Dir: Amiel Sawdaye
Scored 818 runs, Allowed 744 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-74

Ballparks: Fenway Park · Attendance: 3,046,445 (4th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 106, Pitching - 105 · one-year: Batting - 104, Pitching - 103

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2009 / 2011 Trades and Transactions

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

October 5, 2009

Javier Lopez granted Free Agency.

October 6, 2009

Enrique Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

October 7, 2009

Traded players to be named later to the New York Mets. Received Billy Wagner. The Boston Red Sox sent Chris Carter (October 7, 2009) and Eddie Lora (minors) (October 7, 2009) to the New York Mets to complete the trade.

October 9, 2009

Jeff Bailey granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2009

Billy Traber granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2009

Gil Velazquez granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2009

Marcus McBeth granted Free Agency.

October 19, 2009

Takashi Saito granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2009

Rocco Baldelli granted Free Agency.

Jason Bay granted Free Agency.

Nick Green granted Free Agency.

Billy Wagner granted Free Agency.

Traded Jose Alvarez and Hunter Jones to the Florida Marlins. Received Jeremy Hermida.

November 7, 2009

Joey Gathright granted Free Agency.

November 9, 2009

Angel Chavez granted Free Agency.

Travis Denker granted Free Agency.

Alex Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

Devern Hansack granted Free Agency.

Charlie Zink granted Free Agency.

November 11, 2009

Fernando Cabrera granted Free Agency.

November 13, 2009

Paul Byrd granted Free Agency.

Chris Woodward granted Free Agency.

November 18, 2009

George Kottaras selected by the Milwaukee Brewers off waivers.

November 20, 2009

Selected Robert Manuel off waivers from the Seattle Mariners.

November 23, 2009

Signed Gil Velazquez as a free agent.

November 24, 2009

Signed Bob McCrory as a free agent.

Signed Darnell McDonald as a free agent.

November 25, 2009

Signed Edwin Moreno as a free agent.

Signed Angel Sanchez as a free agent.

Purchased Tug Hulett from the Kansas City Royals.

December 4, 2009

Signed Fernando Cabrera as a free agent.

Signed Marco Scutaro as a free agent.

December 7, 2009

Signed Scott Atchison as a free agent.

Signed Fabio Castro as a free agent.

December 9, 2009

Selected Ramon Ramirez off waivers from the Tampa Bay Rays.

December 10, 2009

Traded a player to be named later to the Minnesota Twins. Received Boof Bonser. The Boston Red Sox sent Chris Province (minors) (December 12, 2009) to the Minnesota Twins to complete the trade.

December 11, 2009

Signed Nate Spears as a free agent.

December 12, 2009

Brian Anderson granted Free Agency.

December 14, 2009

Signed Mike Cameron as a free agent.

Signed John Lackey as a free agent.

2010

Devern Hansack received from ??? in an unknown transaction.

January 4, 2010

Signed Adrian Beltre as a free agent.

Signed Brian Shouse as a free agent.

January 7, 2010

Signed Scott Patterson as a free agent.

Released Bob McCrory.

Traded Casey Kotchman to the Seattle Mariners. Received Bill Hall and a player to be named.

January 13, 2010

Signed Jorge Sosa as a free agent.

January 18, 2010

Signed Chad Paronto as a free agent.

Released Brad Wilkerson.

January 19, 2010

Signed Gustavo Molina as a free agent.

February 1, 2010

Signed Joe Nelson as a free agent.

February 20, 2010

Released Edwin Moreno.

March 1, 2010

Selected Casey Fien off waivers from the Detroit Tigers.

March 4, 2010

Casey Fien selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

March 20, 2010

Signed Alan Embree as a free agent.

March 25, 2010

Released Brian Shouse.

March 26, 2010

Signed Scott Schoeneweis as a free agent.

Purchased Kevin Frandsen from the San Francisco Giants.

March 30, 2010

Released Scott Patterson.

April 1, 2010 (Standings)

Released Jorge Sosa.

April 24, 2010 (Standings)

Traded player to be named to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Jonathan Van Every.

April 29, 2010 (Standings)

Kevin Frandsen selected by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim off waivers.

May 1, 2010 (Standings)

Purchased Niuman Romero from the Cleveland Indians.

May 5, 2010 (Standings)

Alan Embree granted Free Agency.

May 15, 2010 (Standings)

Released Devern Hansack.

May 31, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Jonathan Van Every to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Josue Peley (minors).

June 7, 2010 (Standings)

Drafted Bryce Brentz in the 1st round (36th pick) of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2010.

Drafted Anthony Ranaudo in the 1st round (39th pick) of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed August 16, 2010.

Drafted Brandon Workman in the 2nd round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed August 16, 2010.

June 8, 2010 (Standings)

Drafted Garin Cecchini in the 4th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed August 16, 2010.

June 17, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Ryan Shealy as a free agent.

June 21, 2010 (Standings)

Joe Nelson granted Free Agency.

June 26, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Fabian Williamson (minors) to the Oakland Athletics. Received Eric Patterson.

June 28, 2010 (Standings)

Boof Bonser granted Free Agency.

June 30, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Rich Hill as a free agent.

July 1, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Angel Sanchez to the Houston Astros. Received Kevin Cash.

July 3, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Argenis Reyes as a free agent.

July 22, 2010 (Standings)

Purchased Jack Hannahan from the Seattle Mariners.

Released Randor Bierd.

July 23, 2010 (Standings)

Released Kason Gabbard.

July 31, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Ramon Ramirez to the San Francisco Giants. Received Daniel Turpen (minors).

Traded a player to be named later, Chris McGuiness, Roman Mendez and cash to the Texas Rangers. Received Jarrod Saltalamacchia. The Boston Red Sox sent Michael Thomas (minors) (August 14, 2010) to the Texas Rangers to complete the trade.

August 5, 2010 (Standings)

Sold Argenis Reyes to the Cleveland Indians.

August 7, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Carlos Delgado as a free agent.

Released Tug Hulett.

August 14, 2010 (Standings)

Released Ryan Shealy.

August 31, 2010 (Standings)

Released Jeremy Hermida.

Traded Manny Delcarmen and cash to the Colorado Rockies. Received Chris Balcom-Miller (minors).

September 9, 2010 (Standings)

Selected Matt Fox off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.

September 25, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Felipe Lopez as a free agent.

October 5, 2010 (Standings)

Fernando Cabrera granted Free Agency.

Fabio Castro granted Free Agency.

Jack Hannahan granted Free Agency.

October 6, 2010 (Standings)

Gustavo Molina granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2010 (Standings)

Kevin Cash granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2010 (Standings)

Robert Manuel granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2010 (Standings)

Niuman Romero granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2010

Mike Lowell granted Free Agency.

Victor Martinez granted Free Agency.

Jason Varitek granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2010

Adrian Beltre granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2010

Bill Hall granted Free Agency.

Felipe Lopez granted Free Agency.

Traded a player to be named later to the Detroit Tigers. Received Brent Dlugach. The Boston Red Sox sent Pedro Perez (minors) (April 2, 2011) to the Detroit Tigers to complete the trade.

November 6, 2010

Dusty Brown granted Free Agency.

Carlos Delgado granted Free Agency.

Rich Hill granted Free Agency.

Tommy Hottovy granted Free Agency.

Chad Paronto granted Free Agency.

Ramon Ramirez granted Free Agency.

Gil Velazquez granted Free Agency.

November 12, 2010

Traded Dustin Richardson to the Florida Marlins. Received Andrew Miller.

November 15, 2010

Selected Taylor Buchholz off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.

December 2, 2010

Taylor Buchholz granted Free Agency.

Andrew Miller granted Free Agency.

Hideki Okajima granted Free Agency.

December 3, 2010

Signed Jason Bergmann as a free agent.

Signed Brandon Duckworth as a free agent.

Signed Drew Sutton as a free agent.

December 6, 2010

Traded a player to be named later, Reymond Fuentes, Casey Kelly and Anthony Rizzo to the San Diego Padres. Received Adrian Gonzalez. The Boston Red Sox sent Eric Patterson (December 16, 2010) to the San Diego Padres to complete the trade.

December 9, 2010

Cesar Cabral drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2010 rule 5 draft.

December 10, 2010

Signed Jason Varitek as a free agent.

December 11, 2010

Signed Carl Crawford as a free agent.

December 16, 2010

Signed Matt Albers as a free agent.

Signed Lenny DiNardo as a free agent.

Signed Rich Hill as a free agent.

Signed Andrew Miller as a free agent.

Signed Randy Williams as a free agent.

December 18, 2010

Signed Dan Wheeler as a free agent.

December 21, 2010

Signed Bobby Jenks as a free agent.

January 3, 2011

Signed Hector Luna as a free agent.

January 5, 2011

Selected Max Ramirez off waivers from the Texas Rangers.

January 6, 2011

Signed Tony Pena as a free agent.

January 10, 2011

Signed Hideki Okajima as a free agent.

Max Ramirez selected by the Chicago Cubs off waivers.

January 13, 2011

Released Matt Fox.

January 21, 2011

Signed Matt Fox as a free agent.

February 1, 2011

Signed Paul Hoover as a free agent.

February 3, 2011

Signed Tommy Hottovy as a free agent.

February 5, 2011

Signed Dennys Reyes as a free agent.

February 8, 2011

Signed Alfredo Aceves as a free agent.

February 15, 2011

Traded Robert Coello to the Chicago Cubs. Received Tony Thomas (minors).

March 12, 2011

Free agent signing of Jason Bergmann voided.

March 27, 2011

The Tampa Bay Rays returned Cesar Cabral (earlier draft pick).

March 29, 2011

Released Lenny DiNardo.

Traded Daniel Turpen (minors) to the Colorado Rockies. Received Michael McKenry.

March 31, 2011

Signed Chris Martin as a free agent.

Released Aaron Bates.

The transaction information used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. We attempt to update transactions throughout the season.

2009 / 2011 Trades and Transactions