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Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2009 / 2011

69-93, Finished 4th in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Manny Acta (69-93)
GM: Mark Shapiro (Became President 10/4/2010), Farm Dir: Ross Atkins, Scouting Dir: Brad Grant
Scored 646 runs, Allowed 752 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 70-92

Ballparks: Progressive Field · Attendance: 1,391,644 (14th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 94, Pitching - 95 · one-year: Batting - 96, Pitching - 97

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2009 / 2011 Trades and Transactions

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

October 5, 2009

Greg Aquino granted Free Agency.

R.J. Swindle granted Free Agency.

October 6, 2009

Vinnie Chulk granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2009

Tony Graffanino granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2009

Mike Gosling granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2009

Signed Luis Rodriguez as a free agent.

November 5, 2009

Jamey Carroll granted Free Agency.

Tomo Ohka granted Free Agency.

November 9, 2009

Josh Barfield granted Free Agency.

Jack Cassel granted Free Agency.

Juan Lara granted Free Agency.

Blaine Neal granted Free Agency.

Rich Rundles granted Free Agency.

Kirk Saarloos granted Free Agency.

Juan Salas granted Free Agency.

Michael Tejera granted Free Agency.

November 26, 2009

Signed Jose Ramirez as an amateur free agent.

November 28, 2009

Signed Jason Grilli as a free agent.

December 1, 2009

Traded Kelly Shoppach to the Tampa Bay Rays. Received a player to be named later. The Tampa Bay Rays sent Mitch Talbot (December 21, 2009) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

December 4, 2009

Signed Mike Gosling as a free agent.

December 9, 2009

Signed Brian Buscher as a free agent.

December 10, 2009

Drafted Hector Ambriz from the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2009 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Brian Horwitz from the San Francisco Giants in the 2009 minor league draft.

December 12, 2009

Anthony Reyes granted Free Agency.

Jose Veras granted Free Agency.

December 21, 2009

Signed Saul Rivera as a free agent.

December 23, 2009

Signed Anthony Reyes as a free agent.

January 9, 2010

Sent Zach Jackson to the Toronto Blue Jays as part of a conditional deal.

January 11, 2010

Signed Shelley Duncan as a free agent.

Signed Austin Kearns as a free agent.

January 15, 2010

Signed Mike Redmond as a free agent.

January 18, 2010

Traded Jesus Brito (minors) to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Brian Bixler.

January 19, 2010

Signed Mark Grudzielanek as a free agent.

February 9, 2010

Signed Jamey Wright as a free agent.

February 24, 2010

Signed Russell Branyan as a free agent.

March 1, 2010

Signed Tom Mastny as a free agent.

March 17, 2010

Selected Anderson Hernandez off waivers from the New York Mets.

March 19, 2010

Signed Miguel Perez as a free agent.

March 24, 2010

Signed Justin Germano as a free agent.

April 1, 2010 (Standings)

Released Tom Mastny.

April 20, 2010 (Standings)

Released Brian Horwitz.

April 27, 2010 (Standings)

Released Luis Rodriguez.

May 1, 2010 (Standings)

Sold Niuman Romero to the Boston Red Sox.

May 11, 2010 (Standings)

Sold Neil Wagner to the Oakland Athletics.

May 14, 2010 (Standings)

Released Scott Lewis.

May 17, 2010 (Standings)

Sold Saul Rivera to the Arizona Diamondbacks.

May 22, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Josh Phelps as a free agent.

June 1, 2010 (Standings)

Selected Shane Lindsay off waivers from the New York Yankees.

June 4, 2010 (Standings)

Released Josh Phelps.

June 7, 2010 (Standings)

Drafted Drew Pomeranz in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed August 16, 2010.

June 8, 2010 (Standings)

Drafted Tyler Holt in the 10th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed August 13, 2010.

Drafted Cody Allen in the 16th round of the 2010 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Burch Smith in the 20th round of the 2010 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Taylor Hill in the 30th round of the 2010 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 10, 2010 (Standings)

Released Mark Grudzielanek.

Released Jamey Wright.

June 24, 2010 (Standings)

Selected Jayson Nix off waivers from the Chicago White Sox.

June 26, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Russell Branyan to the Seattle Mariners. Received Ezequiel Carrera and Juan Diaz.

June 29, 2010 (Standings)

Released Brian Buscher.

July 12, 2010 (Standings)

Sent Brian Bixler to the Pittsburgh Pirates as part of a conditional deal.

July 16, 2010 (Standings)

Released Mike Redmond.

July 21, 2010 (Standings)

Anderson Hernandez selected by the Houston Astros off waivers.

July 28, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Jhonny Peralta and cash to the Detroit Tigers. Received Giovanni Soto (minors).

July 30, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Austin Kearns to the New York Yankees. Received a player to be named later. The New York Yankees sent Zach McAllister (August 20, 2010) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

July 31, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Kerry Wood and cash to the New York Yankees. Received players to be named later. The New York Yankees sent Andrew Shive (minors) (October 21, 2010) and Matt Cusick (minors) (October 21, 2010) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

As part of a 3-team trade, traded Jake Westbrook to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received Corey Kluber from the San Diego Padres. In addition, the San Diego Padres sent Nick Greenwood to the St. Louis Cardinals; and the St. Louis Cardinals sent Ryan Ludwick to the San Diego Padres.

August 5, 2010 (Standings)

Purchased Argenis Reyes from the Boston Red Sox.

August 6, 2010 (Standings)

Selected Drew Sutton off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds.

August 10, 2010 (Standings)

Received Luke Carlin from the Pittsburgh Pirates as part of a conditional deal.

August 21, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Saul Rivera as a free agent.

September 17, 2010 (Standings)

Selected Chad Huffman off waivers from the New York Yankees.

October 5, 2010 (Standings)

Saul Rivera granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2010

Chris Gimenez granted Free Agency.

Anthony Reyes granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2010

Luke Carlin granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2010

Carlos Rivero selected by the Philadelphia Phillies off waivers.

November 6, 2010

Jose Constanza granted Free Agency.

Jason Grilli granted Free Agency.

Shane Lindsay granted Free Agency.

Andy Marte granted Free Agency.

Miguel Perez granted Free Agency.

Argenis Reyes granted Free Agency.

Drew Sutton granted Free Agency.

Wyatt Toregas granted Free Agency.

November 15, 2010

Signed Anthony Reyes as a free agent.

November 29, 2010

Signed Luke Carlin as a free agent.

December 4, 2010

Signed Jack Hannahan as a free agent.

December 8, 2010

Signed Paul Phillips as a free agent.

December 9, 2010

Josh Rodriguez drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2010 rule 5 draft.

December 16, 2010

Signed Adam Everett as a free agent.

December 20, 2010

Signed Austin Kearns as a free agent.

December 21, 2010

Signed Travis Buck as a free agent.

January 4, 2011

Purchased Joe Martinez from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

January 5, 2011

Signed Doug Mathis as a free agent.

February 16, 2011

Signed Orlando Cabrera as a free agent.

March 1, 2011

Signed Chad Durbin as a free agent.

March 2, 2011

Traded Aaron Laffey to the Seattle Mariners. Received Matt Lawson (minors) and cash.

March 7, 2011

Signed Nick Johnson as a free agent.

March 24, 2011

Signed Jesse English as a free agent.

March 26, 2011

Released Vidal Nuno.

March 28, 2011

Released Doug Mathis.

March 29, 2011

Sold Jayson Nix to the Toronto Blue Jays.

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