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2011 Cleveland Indians

Trades and Transactions

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80-82, Finished 2nd in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Manny Acta (80-82)
GM: Chris Antonetti (Promoted to GM 10/4/2010), Farm Dir: Ross Atkins, Scouting Dir: Brad Grant
Scored 704 runs, Allowed 760 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-87

Ballparks: Progressive Field · Attendance: 1,840,835 (9th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 94, Pitching - 96 · one-year: Batting - 96, Pitching - 97

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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

Saul Rivera granted Free Agency.

October 21, 2010

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.

October 29, 2010

Chris Gimenez granted Free Agency.

Anthony Reyes granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2010

Luke Carlin granted Free Agency.

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.

April 16, 2011 (Standings)

Sold Yohan Pino to the Toronto Blue Jays.

April 29, 2011 (Standings)

The Pittsburgh Pirates returned Josh Rodriguez (earlier draft pick).

May 2, 2011 (Standings)

Sold Jordan Brown to the Milwaukee Brewers.

May 6, 2011 (Standings)

Jess Todd selected by the New York Yankees off waivers.

June 7, 2011 (Standings)

Drafted Cody Allen in the 23rd round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 2011.

June 8, 2011 (Standings)

Drafted Michael Roth in the 31st round of the 2011 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 16, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Drew Rucinski as a free agent.

June 21, 2011 (Standings)

Sold Josh Rodriguez to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

June 24, 2011 (Standings)

Released Jensen Lewis.

June 30, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Michel Hernandez as a free agent.

Released Adam Everett.

July 28, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Abner Abreu (minors) and Carlton Smith (minors) to the Chicago Cubs. Received Kosuke Fukudome and cash.

July 30, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Orlando Cabrera to the San Francisco Giants. Received Thomas Neal.

Traded a player to be named later, Joe Gardner (minors), Matt McBride and Alex White to the Colorado Rockies. Received Ubaldo Jimenez. The Cleveland Indians sent Drew Pomeranz (August 16, 2011) to the Colorado Rockies to complete the trade.

July 31, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Argenis Reyes as a free agent.

August 5, 2011 (Standings)

Released Justin Germano.

Released Anthony Reyes.

August 18, 2011 (Standings)

Released Austin Kearns.

August 25, 2011 (Standings)

Purchased Jim Thome from the Minnesota Twins.

September 29, 2011 (Standings)

Travis Buck granted Free Agency.

October 18, 2011

Jerad Head granted Free Agency.

Mitch Talbot granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2011

Chad Durbin granted Free Agency.

Kosuke Fukudome granted Free Agency.

Jim Thome granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2011

Grady Sizemore granted Free Agency.

Traded Chris Jones (minors) to the Atlanta Braves. Received Derek Lowe and cash.

November 2, 2011

Michel Hernandez granted Free Agency.

Nick Johnson granted Free Agency.

Joe Martinez granted Free Agency.

Paul Phillips granted Free Agency.

Argenis Reyes granted Free Agency.

Jeremy Sowers granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2011

Signed Michel Hernandez as a free agent.

November 23, 2011

Signed Grady Sizemore as a free agent.

November 26, 2011

Sold Luis Valbuena to the Toronto Blue Jays.

December 2, 2011

Signed Matt Pagnozzi as a free agent.

December 12, 2011

Signed Felix Pie as a free agent.

December 16, 2011

Signed Jose Lopez as a free agent.

Traded Cory Burns to the San Diego Padres. Received Aaron Cunningham.

December 21, 2011

Signed Andy LaRoche as a free agent.

December 23, 2011

Josh Judy selected by the Cincinnati Reds off waivers.

January 3, 2012

Signed Rob Tejeda as a free agent.

January 6, 2012

Signed Argenis Reyes as a free agent.

January 9, 2012

Signed Chris Seddon as a free agent.

January 11, 2012

Signed Chin-lung Hu as a free agent.

January 12, 2012

Signed Chris Ray as a free agent.

January 19, 2012

Signed Jeremy Accardo as a free agent.

Signed Fred Lewis as a free agent.

Signed Gregorio Petit as a free agent.

January 20, 2012

Signed Ryan Spilborghs as a free agent.

Traded Zach Putnam to the Colorado Rockies. Received Kevin Slowey and cash.

January 26, 2012

Signed Ryan Rohlinger as a free agent.

Signed Dan Wheeler as a free agent.

January 31, 2012

Purchased Russ Canzler from the Tampa Bay Rays.

February 1, 2012

Signed Jose De La Torre as a free agent.

February 3, 2012

Signed Casey Kotchman as a free agent.

February 21, 2012

Signed Cristian Guzman as a free agent.

March 21, 2012

Selected Rick van den Hurk off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.

March 28, 2012

Released Cristian Guzman.

Released Drew Rucinski.

March 29, 2012

Purchased Jairo Asencio from the Atlanta Braves.

April 1, 2012

Released Chin-lung Hu.

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