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Franchise Encyclopedia: 2015

93-69, 1st place in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: John Farrell (93-69)
GM: Mike Hazen (Named Sr. VP/GM on 9/24/15), Farm Dir: Ben Crockett, Scouting Dir: Mike Rikard
Scored 878 runs, Allowed 694 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 98-64

Ballparks: · Attendance: 2,955,434 (4th of 15)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 108, Pitching - 108 · one-year: Batting - 108, Pitching - 106

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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 5, 2015

Jeff Bianchi granted Free Agency.

Jemile Weeks granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2015

Craig Breslow granted Free Agency.

Rich Hill granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2015

Dayan Diaz granted Free Agency.

Jean Machi granted Free Agency.

Luis Martinez granted Free Agency.

Alexi Ogando granted Free Agency.

Carlos Peguero granted Free Agency.

Humberto Quintero granted Free Agency.

Carlos Rivero granted Free Agency.

Dave Sappelt granted Free Agency.

Zeke Spruill granted Free Agency.

Blake Tekotte granted Free Agency.

Joe Thurston granted Free Agency.

Jess Todd granted Free Agency.

Madison Younginer granted Free Agency.

Ryan Cook selected by the Chicago Cubs off waivers.

November 13, 2015

Traded Logan Allen (minors), Javier Guerra (minors), Carlos Asuaje and Manuel Margot to the San Diego Padres. Received Craig Kimbrel.

November 20, 2015

Anthony Varvaro granted Free Agency.

December 2, 2015

Signed Chris Young as a free agent.

December 4, 2015

Signed David Price as a free agent.

December 5, 2015

Signed Sean O'Sullivan as a free agent.

December 7, 2015

Traded Jonathan Aro and Wade Miley to the Seattle Mariners. Received Roenis Elias and Carson Smith.

December 10, 2015

Sold Garin Cecchini to the Milwaukee Brewers.

December 15, 2015

Signed Chris Dominguez as a free agent.

Signed Ryan LaMarre as a free agent.

Signed Ali Solis as a free agent.

Signed Anthony Varvaro as a free agent.

January 12, 2016

Signed Brennan Boesch as a free agent.

January 16, 2016

Signed Dan Butler as a free agent.

February 11, 2016

Signed Mitch Atkins as a free agent.

February 16, 2016

Signed Carlos Marmol as a free agent.

February 29, 2016

Signed David Murphy as a free agent.

March 28, 2016

Released Carlos Marmol.

Released David Murphy.

April 1, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Justin Maxwell as a free agent.

April 12, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Wesley Wright as a free agent.

April 29, 2016 (Standings)

Edwin Escobar selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks off waivers.

May 10, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Nate Freiman as a free agent.

June 15, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Cody Decker as a free agent.

June 19, 2016 (Standings)

Anthony Varvaro voluntarily retired.

June 22, 2016 (Standings)

Signed Casey Janssen as a free agent.

July 6, 2016 (Standings)

Released Justin Maxwell.

July 7, 2016 (Standings)

Traded Wendell Rijo (minors) and Aaron Wilkerson (minors) to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Aaron Hill and cash.

July 8, 2016 (Standings)

Purchased Michael Martinez from the Cleveland Indians.

July 9, 2016 (Standings)

Traded Jose Almonte (minors) and Luis Alejandro Basabe (minors) to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Brad Ziegler.

July 11, 2016 (Standings)

Released Wesley Wright.

July 14, 2016 (Standings)

Traded Anderson Espinoza (minors) to the San Diego Padres. Received Drew Pomeranz.

August 1, 2016 (Standings)

Traded Pat Light to the Minnesota Twins. Received Fernando Abad.

August 4, 2016 (Standings)

Michael Martinez selected by the Cleveland Indians off waivers.

August 5, 2016 (Standings)

Selected Bryan Holaday off waivers from the Texas Rangers.

August 6, 2016 (Standings)

Released Tommy Layne.

August 7, 2016 (Standings)

Released Casey Janssen.

October 11, 2016 (Standings)

Sean O'Sullivan granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2016

Ryan Hanigan granted Free Agency.

Aaron Hill granted Free Agency.

Josh Rutledge granted Free Agency.

Junichi Tazawa granted Free Agency.

Koji Uehara granted Free Agency.

Brad Ziegler granted Free Agency.

November 7, 2016

Mitch Atkins granted Free Agency.

Brennan Boesch granted Free Agency.

Dan Butler granted Free Agency.

William Cuevas granted Free Agency.

Cody Decker granted Free Agency.

Chris Dominguez granted Free Agency.

Nate Freiman granted Free Agency.

Ryan LaMarre granted Free Agency.

Chris Marrero granted Free Agency.

Roman Mendez granted Free Agency.

Ali Solis granted Free Agency.

November 15, 2016

Signed Edgar Olmos as a free agent.

David Ortiz voluntarily retired.

December 2, 2016

Bryan Holaday granted Free Agency.

December 6, 2016

Traded Luis Alexander Basabe (minors), Victor Diaz (minors), Michael Kopech (minors) and Yoan Moncada to the Chicago White Sox. Received Chris Sale.

Traded Mauricio Dubon (minors), Josh Pennington (minors), Travis Shaw and player to be named to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Tyler Thornburg.

December 8, 2016

Drafted Josh Rutledge from the Colorado Rockies in the 2016 rule 5 draft.

Signed Mitch Moreland as a free agent.

December 9, 2016

Signed Junior Lake as a free agent.

December 12, 2016

Signed Matt Dominguez as a free agent.

December 14, 2016

Signed Dan Butler as a free agent.

December 20, 2016

Traded Clay Buchholz to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Josh Tobias (minors).

December 25, 2016

Signed Brian Bogusevic as a free agent.

January 5, 2017

Signed Cesar Cabral as a free agent.

January 9, 2017

Signed Erik Cordier as a free agent.

January 18, 2017

Signed Kyle Kendrick as a free agent.

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