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2011 Chicago White Sox

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2010 / 2012

79-83, Finished 3rd in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ozzie Guillen (78-82) and Don Cooper (1-1)
GM: Ken Williams, Farm Dir: Buddy Bell, Scouting Dir: Douglas Laumann
Scored 654 runs, Allowed 706 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-87

Ballparks: U.S. Cellular Field · Attendance: 2,001,117 (7th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 106, Pitching - 106 · one-year: Batting - 99, Pitching - 100

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2010 / 2012 Trades and Transactions

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

October 26, 2010

Released Carlos Torres.

November 1, 2010

Freddy Garcia granted Free Agency.

Andruw Jones granted Free Agency.

Paul Konerko granted Free Agency.

Mark Kotsay granted Free Agency.

A.J. Pierzynski granted Free Agency.

J.J. Putz granted Free Agency.

Manny Ramirez granted Free Agency.

Omar Vizquel granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2010

Signed Omar Vizquel as a free agent.

November 5, 2010

Donny Lucy granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2010

Greg Aquino granted Free Agency.

Ryan Braun granted Free Agency.

Buck Coats granted Free Agency.

Fernando Cortez granted Free Agency.

Josh Kroeger granted Free Agency.

Jeremy Reed granted Free Agency.

Luis Rodriguez granted Free Agency.

Randy Williams granted Free Agency.

November 17, 2010

Signed Dallas McPherson as a free agent.

November 22, 2010

Selected Waldis Joaquin off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.

November 28, 2010

Waldis Joaquin granted Free Agency.

November 29, 2010

Signed Brian Bruney as a free agent.

Signed Jeff Gray as a free agent.

Signed Daryle Ward as a free agent.

December 2, 2010

Bobby Jenks granted Free Agency.

Erick Threets granted Free Agency.

December 3, 2010

Signed Adam Dunn as a free agent.

Signed A.J. Pierzynski as a free agent.

Traded Scott Linebrink and cash to the Atlanta Braves. Received Kyle Cofield (minors).

December 5, 2010

Signed Donny Lucy as a free agent.

December 8, 2010

Signed Paul Konerko as a free agent.

December 20, 2010

Signed Jesse Crain as a free agent.

January 8, 2011

Signed Travis Dawkins as a free agent.

January 9, 2011

Signed Josh Kinney as a free agent.

Signed Shane Lindsay as a free agent.

January 10, 2011

Signed Will Ohman as a free agent.

January 18, 2011

Selected Philip Humber off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.

February 1, 2011

Signed Brandon Watson as a free agent.

February 3, 2011

Signed Lastings Milledge as a free agent.

February 12, 2011

Signed Michael Restovich as a free agent.

March 8, 2011

Signed Wes Whisler as a free agent.

April 18, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Joe Bisenius as a free agent.

May 1, 2011 (Standings)

Released Daryle Ward.

May 13, 2011 (Standings)

Jeff Gray selected by the Seattle Mariners off waivers.

June 7, 2011 (Standings)

Drafted Erik Johnson in the 2nd round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed July 6, 2011.

Drafted Scott Snodgress in the 5th round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 2011.

Drafted Marcus Semien in the 6th round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed June 28, 2011.

Drafted Chris Bassitt in the 16th round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 2011.

June 8, 2011 (Standings)

Jeff Marquez selected by the New York Yankees off waivers.

June 13, 2011 (Standings)

Selected Leyson Septimo off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

July 8, 2011 (Standings)

Lucas Harrell selected by the Houston Astros off waivers.

July 15, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Doug Davis as a free agent.

July 27, 2011 (Standings)

Sold Michael Restovich to the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Traded Edwin Jackson and Mark Teahen to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Jason Frasor and Zach Stewart.

August 15, 2011 (Standings)

Released Brian Bruney.

September 4, 2011 (Standings)

Released Doug Davis.

September 29, 2011 (Standings)

Donny Lucy granted Free Agency.

Lastings Milledge granted Free Agency.

Traded Ricardo Andres (minors) and Ozzie Guillen to the Florida Marlins. Received Jhan Marinez and Osvaldo Martinez.

October 4, 2011 (Standings)

Dallas McPherson granted Free Agency.

October 14, 2011 (Standings)

Josh Kinney granted Free Agency.

Shane Lindsay granted Free Agency.

Released Tony Pena.

October 30, 2011

Mark Buehrle granted Free Agency.

Ramon Castro granted Free Agency.

Juan Pierre granted Free Agency.

Omar Vizquel granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2011

Joe Bisenius granted Free Agency.

Travis Dawkins granted Free Agency.

Freddy Dolsi granted Free Agency.

Jhonny Nunez granted Free Agency.

Leyson Septimo granted Free Agency.

Miguel Socolovich granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2011

Signed Brian Bruney as a free agent.

November 7, 2011

Signed Leyson Septimo as a free agent.

November 8, 2011

Signed Dallas McPherson as a free agent.

November 9, 2011

Signed Jose Quintana as a free agent.

November 10, 2011

Signed Donnie Veal as a free agent.

November 25, 2011

Signed Ray Olmedo as a free agent.

December 1, 2011

Signed Eric Stults as a free agent.

December 6, 2011

Traded Sergio Santos to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Nestor Molina (minors).

December 31, 2011

Traded Carlos Quentin to the San Diego Padres. Received Simon Castro and Pedro Hernandez.

January 1, 2012

Traded Jason Frasor to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Myles Jaye (minors) and Daniel Webb.

January 9, 2012

Signed Hector Gimenez as a free agent.

January 23, 2012

Signed Delwyn Young as a free agent.

January 25, 2012

Signed Scott Olsen as a free agent.

February 1, 2012

Signed Dan Johnson as a free agent.

February 14, 2012

Signed Kosuke Fukudome as a free agent.

March 23, 2012

Released Delwyn Young.

March 25, 2012

Purchased Greg Golson from the Kansas City Royals.

March 31, 2012

Signed Conor Jackson as a free agent.

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2010 / 2012 Trades and Transactions