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2011 Boston Red Sox

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2010 / 2012

90-72, Finished 3rd in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Terry Francona (90-72)
GM: Theo Epstein (Resigned 10/21/2011), Farm Dir: Mike Hazen, Scouting Dir: Amiel Sawdaye
Scored 875 runs, Allowed 737 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 94-68

Ballparks: Fenway Park · Attendance: 3,054,001 (4th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 105, Pitching - 105 · one-year: Batting - 106, Pitching - 105

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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

Fernando Cabrera granted Free Agency.

Fabio Castro granted Free Agency.

Jack Hannahan granted Free Agency.

October 6, 2010

Gustavo Molina granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2010

Kevin Cash granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2010

Robert Manuel granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2010

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.

May 16, 2011 (Standings)

Released Kris Johnson.

May 19, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Kevin Millwood as a free agent.

Purchased Franklin Morales from the Colorado Rockies.

June 6, 2011 (Standings)

Drafted Jackie Bradley in the 1st round (40th pick) of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed August 15, 2011.

June 12, 2011 (Standings)

Sold Michael McKenry to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

July 5, 2011 (Standings)

Sold Mike Cameron to the Florida Marlins.

July 19, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Royce Ring as a free agent.

July 23, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Charlie Haeger as a free agent.

July 30, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Kendal Volz (minors) and Yamaico Navarro to the Kansas City Royals. Received Mike Aviles.

July 31, 2011 (Standings)

As part of a 3-team trade, traded Juan Rodriguez (minors), Tim Federowicz and Stephen Fife to the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chih-Hsien Chiang (minors) to the Seattle Mariners. Received Erik Bedard and Josh Fields from the Seattle Mariners. In addition, the Los Angeles Dodgers sent Trayvon Robinson to the Seattle Mariners.

August 5, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Brett Carroll as a free agent.

August 6, 2011 (Standings)

Released Kevin Millwood.

August 19, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Greg Smith as a free agent.

August 30, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Trever Miller as a free agent.

August 31, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Joey Gathright as a free agent.

Traded Jason Rice (minors) to the Oakland Athletics. Received Conor Jackson and cash.

September 29, 2011 (Standings)

Hideki Okajima granted Free Agency.

Dennys Reyes granted Free Agency.

Drew Sutton granted Free Agency.

September 30, 2011 (Standings)

Randy Williams granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2011

Erik Bedard granted Free Agency.

J.D. Drew granted Free Agency.

Joey Gathright granted Free Agency.

Conor Jackson granted Free Agency.

Trever Miller granted Free Agency.

David Ortiz granted Free Agency.

Jonathan Papelbon granted Free Agency.

Jason Varitek granted Free Agency.

Tim Wakefield granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2011

Dan Wheeler granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2011

Brett Carroll granted Free Agency.

Brent Dlugach granted Free Agency.

Matt Fox granted Free Agency.

Tommy Hottovy granted Free Agency.

Hector Luna granted Free Agency.

Royce Ring granted Free Agency.

Greg Smith granted Free Agency.

November 22, 2011

Signed Justin Thomas as a free agent.

December 2, 2011

Signed Doug Mathis as a free agent.

December 7, 2011

Signed David Ortiz as a free agent.

December 8, 2011

Signed Jesse Carlson as a free agent.

Cesar Cabral drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 2011 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Marwin Gonzalez from the Chicago Cubs in the 2011 rule 5 draft.

Traded Marwin Gonzalez to the Houston Astros. Received Marco Duarte (minors).

December 10, 2011

Released Miguel Gonzalez.

December 12, 2011

Rich Hill granted Free Agency.

December 13, 2011

Signed Rich Hill as a free agent.

Signed Kelly Shoppach as a free agent.

December 14, 2011

Signed Nick Punto as a free agent.

Traded Jed Lowrie and Kyle Weiland to the Houston Astros. Received Mark Melancon.

December 28, 2011

Traded Raul Alcantara (minors), Miles Head (minors) and Josh Reddick to the Oakland Athletics. Received Andrew Bailey and Ryan Sweeney.

January 3, 2012

Signed Pedro Ciriaco as a free agent.

Signed Carlos Silva as a free agent.

January 9, 2012

Signed Aaron Cook as a free agent.

January 10, 2012

Signed Justin Germano as a free agent.

Signed Jason Repko as a free agent.

January 11, 2012

Purchased Brad Emaus from the Colorado Rockies.

January 16, 2012

Signed Vicente Padilla as a free agent.

January 18, 2012

Signed Max St. Pierre as a free agent.

January 21, 2012

Released Charlie Haeger.

Traded Marco Scutaro to the Colorado Rockies. Received Clayton Mortensen.

January 26, 2012

Signed Cody Ross as a free agent.

January 27, 2012

Signed John Maine as a free agent.

February 2, 2012

Signed Mauro Gomez as a free agent.

February 11, 2012

Signed Sean White as a free agent.

February 16, 2012

Signed Ross Ohlendorf as a free agent.

February 18, 2012

Signed Josh Kroeger as a free agent.

February 21, 2012

Traded a player to be named later to the Chicago Cubs. Received a player to be named later and Chris Carpenter. The Chicago Cubs sent Aaron Kurcz (minors) (March 15, 2012) to the Boston Red Sox to complete the trade. The Boston Red Sox sent Jair Bogaerts (minors) (March 29, 2012) to the Chicago Cubs to complete the trade.

February 23, 2012

Signed Hunter Jones as a free agent.

February 29, 2012

Signed Billy Buckner as a free agent.

Signed Garrett Mock as a free agent.

March 17, 2012

Released Carlos Silva.

March 23, 2012

Released Sean White.

March 29, 2012

Released Max St. Pierre.

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