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2009 Colorado Rockies

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2008 / 2010

92-70, Finished 2nd in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Clint Hurdle (18-28) and Jim Tracy (74-42)
GM: Dan O'Dowd, Farm Dir: Marc Gustafson, Scouting Dir: Bill Schmidt
Scored 804 runs, Allowed 715 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 90-72

Ballparks: Coors Field · Attendance: 2,665,080 (8th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 112, Pitching - 112 · one-year: Batting - 113, Pitching - 112

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2008 / 2010 Trades and Transactions

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

October 1, 2008

Mark Redman granted Free Agency.

Cory Sullivan granted Free Agency.

October 8, 2008

Valerio De Los Santos granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2008

Jayson Nix granted Free Agency.

October 27, 2008

Cedrick Bowers granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2008

Adam Melhuse granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2008

Brian Fuentes granted Free Agency.

Matt Herges granted Free Agency.

Livan Hernandez granted Free Agency.

Scott Podsednik granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2008

Sean Barker granted Free Agency.

Doug Bernier granted Free Agency.

Tony Blanco granted Free Agency.

Darren Clarke granted Free Agency.

Humberto Cota granted Free Agency.

Brian Esposito granted Free Agency.

Josh Hall granted Free Agency.

Zach McClellan granted Free Agency.

Mike McCoy granted Free Agency.

Glendon Rusch granted Free Agency.

Oscar Villarreal granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2008

Traded Matt Holliday to the Oakland Athletics. Received Carlos Gonzalez, Greg Smith and Huston Street.

December 10, 2008

Signed Alan Embree as a free agent.

December 11, 2008

Everth Cabrera drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 2008 rule 5 draft.

David Patton selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the 2008 minor league draft.

December 12, 2008

Jonathan Herrera granted Free Agency.

Willy Taveras granted Free Agency.

December 13, 2008

Signed Jonathan Herrera as a free agent.

January 6, 2009

Traded Luis Vizcaino to the Chicago Cubs. Received Jason Marquis.

January 7, 2009

Signed Cedrick Bowers as a free agent.

Signed Paul Phillips as a free agent.

January 14, 2009

Signed Daniel Ortmeier as a free agent.

Signed Scott Podsednik as a free agent.

January 16, 2009

Signed Josh Hall as a free agent.

January 22, 2009

Signed Mike McCoy as a free agent.

January 30, 2009

Signed Josh Fogg as a free agent.

Signed Scott Munter as a free agent.

February 1, 2009

Signed Matt Belisle as a free agent.

February 4, 2009

Traded Corey Wimberly (minors) to the Oakland Athletics. Received Matt Murton.

February 10, 2009

Signed Sal Fasano as a free agent.

February 11, 2009

Signed Randy Flores as a free agent.

February 12, 2009

Signed Kurt Birkins as a free agent.

Signed Franklin Nunez as a free agent.

February 15, 2009

Signed Glendon Rusch as a free agent.

February 26, 2009

Signed Mark Bellhorn as a free agent.

March 7, 2009

Signed Lew Ford as a free agent.

March 13, 2009

Signed Damian Moss as a free agent.

Signed Ken Ray as a free agent.

March 24, 2009

Released Cedrick Bowers.

March 27, 2009

Released Josh Hall.

March 29, 2009

Joe Koshansky selected by the Texas Rangers off waivers.

April 1, 2009 (Standings)

Released Scott Podsednik.

April 4, 2009 (Standings)

Released Mark Bellhorn.

Released Lew Ford.

April 5, 2009 (Standings)

Released Ken Ray.

Traded Aneury Rodriguez to the Tampa Bay Rays. Received Jason Hammel.

April 8, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Joel Peralta as a free agent.

April 17, 2009 (Standings)

Juan Morillo selected by the Minnesota Twins off waivers.

April 30, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Mark Bellhorn as a free agent.

May 20, 2009 (Standings)

Steven Register selected by the Philadelphia Phillies off waivers.

May 25, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Juan Rincon as a free agent.

June 6, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Adam Eaton as a free agent.

June 9, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Danny Sandoval as a free agent.

Sold Jason Grilli to the Texas Rangers.

Drafted Tyler Matzek in the 1st round (11th pick) of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed August 17, 2009.

Drafted Rex Brothers in the 1st round (34th pick) of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed July 9, 2009.

Drafted Nolan Arenado in the 2nd round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed July 7, 2009.

Drafted Ben Paulsen in the 3rd round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed July 9, 2009.

Drafted Rob Scahill in the 8th round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2009.

June 22, 2009 (Standings)

Released Jarrett Grube.

July 2, 2009 (Standings)

Traded Jeff Baker to the Chicago Cubs. Received Al Alburquerque.

July 16, 2009 (Standings)

Released Franklin Nunez.

July 20, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Matt Herges as a free agent.

July 23, 2009 (Standings)

Traded Connor Graham (minors) to the Cleveland Indians. Received Rafael Betancourt.

July 29, 2009 (Standings)

Sent Jason Hirsh to the New York Yankees as part of a conditional deal.

Signed Mike Timlin as a free agent.

July 31, 2009 (Standings)

Traded Robinson Fabian (minors) and Ryan Mattheus to the Washington Nationals. Received Joe Beimel.

August 6, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Paul McAnulty as a free agent.

August 13, 2009 (Standings)

Released Mike Timlin.

August 24, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Jason Giambi as a free agent.

Signed Russ Ortiz as a free agent.

August 31, 2009 (Standings)

Traded Brandon Hynick (minors) to the Chicago White Sox. Received Jose Contreras and cash.

September 7, 2009 (Standings)

Released Russ Ortiz.

October 5, 2009 (Standings)

Glendon Rusch granted Free Agency.

October 6, 2009 (Standings)

Edwin Bellorin granted Free Agency.

October 9, 2009 (Standings)

Adam Eaton granted Free Agency.

October 26, 2009

Joel Peralta granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2009

Jason Giambi granted Free Agency.

Jason Marquis granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2009

Alan Embree granted Free Agency.

Yorvit Torrealba granted Free Agency.

November 9, 2009

Joe Beimel granted Free Agency.

Mark Bellhorn granted Free Agency.

Jose Contreras granted Free Agency.

Sal Fasano granted Free Agency.

Josh Fogg granted Free Agency.

Matt Herges granted Free Agency.

Paul McAnulty granted Free Agency.

Damian Moss granted Free Agency.

Scott Munter granted Free Agency.

Daniel Ortmeier granted Free Agency.

Paul Phillips granted Free Agency.

Danny Sandoval granted Free Agency.

Ryan Speier granted Free Agency.

Mike McCoy selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

November 11, 2009

Juan Rincon granted Free Agency.

November 13, 2009

Rafael Betancourt granted Free Agency.

November 20, 2009

Signed Paul Phillips as a free agent.

December 7, 2009

Signed Rafael Betancourt as a free agent.

Released Matt Murton.

December 12, 2009

Garrett Atkins granted Free Agency.

December 18, 2009

Signed Juan Rincon as a free agent.

January 4, 2010

Signed Miguel Olivo as a free agent.

January 13, 2010

Signed Eider Torres as a free agent.

January 21, 2010

Signed Paul Lo Duca as a free agent.

Signed Jay Payton as a free agent.

January 23, 2010

Signed Jason Giambi as a free agent.

Signed Robby Hammock as a free agent.

January 26, 2010

Signed Damian Moss as a free agent.

January 27, 2010

Signed Chris Gissell as a free agent.

January 29, 2010

Signed Carlos Guevara as a free agent.

January 31, 2010

Signed Melvin Mora as a free agent.

February 1, 2010

Signed Jimmy Gobble as a free agent.

Signed Justin Speier as a free agent.

February 2, 2010

Signed Bronson Sardinha as a free agent.

February 5, 2010

Signed Josh Phelps as a free agent.

February 15, 2010

Signed Stu Pomeranz as a free agent.

February 17, 2010

Signed Nick Bierbrodt as a free agent.

February 21, 2010

Signed Tim Redding as a free agent.

March 5, 2010

Signed Travis Metcalf as a free agent.

March 6, 2010

Signed Scott Rice as a free agent.

March 7, 2010

Signed Brad Eldred as a free agent.

March 23, 2010

Signed Joe Beimel as a free agent.

March 28, 2010

Signed Rick Bauer as a free agent.

March 30, 2010

Released Xavier Cedeno.

April 1, 2010

Released Rick Bauer.

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