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2010 Colorado Rockies

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2009 / 2011

83-79, Finished 3rd in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jim Tracy (83-79)
GM: Dan O'Dowd, Farm Dir: Marc Gustafson, Scouting Dir: Bill Schmidt
Scored 770 runs, Allowed 717 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-76

Ballparks: Coors Field · Attendance: 2,875,245 (6th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 115, Pitching - 115 · one-year: Batting - 118, Pitching - 117

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2009 / 2011 Trades and Transactions

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

October 5, 2009

Glendon Rusch granted Free Agency.

October 6, 2009

Edwin Bellorin granted Free Agency.

October 9, 2009

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 (Standings)

Released Rick Bauer.

April 3, 2010 (Standings)

Released Josh Phelps.

Traded Robby Hammock to the New York Yankees. Received player to be named.

April 4, 2010 (Standings)

Released Justin Speier.

May 6, 2010 (Standings)

Released Tim Redding.

May 14, 2010 (Standings)

Shane Lindsay selected by the New York Yankees off waivers.

May 25, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Kazuo Matsui as a free agent.

May 28, 2010 (Standings)

Released Paul Lo Duca.

June 7, 2010 (Standings)

Drafted Kyle Parker in the 1st round (26th pick) of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed August 16, 2010.

June 8, 2010 (Standings)

Drafted Chad Bettis in the 2nd round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed June 11, 2010.

Drafted Josh Rutledge in the 3rd round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed June 25, 2010.

Drafted Corey Dickerson in the 8th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 2010.

Drafted Christian Bergman in the 24th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 2010.

Drafted Kenny Roberts in the 25th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 2010.

Drafted Marco Gonzales in the 29th round of the 2010 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

August 25, 2010 (Standings)

Randy Flores selected by the Minnesota Twins off waivers.

August 26, 2010 (Standings)

Released Brad Hawpe.

August 27, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Luis Ayala as a free agent.

August 31, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Chris Balcom-Miller (minors) to the Boston Red Sox. Received Manny Delcarmen and cash.

September 9, 2010 (Standings)

Taylor Buchholz selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

September 18, 2010 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Octavio Dotel. The Colorado Rockies sent Anthony Jackson (minors) (November 15, 2010) to the Los Angeles Dodgers to complete the trade.

October 14, 2010 (Standings)

Juan Rincon granted Free Agency.

October 18, 2010

Paul Phillips granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2010

Joe Beimel granted Free Agency.

Octavio Dotel granted Free Agency.

Jason Giambi granted Free Agency.

Melvin Mora granted Free Agency.

Jay Payton granted Free Agency.

Jorge De La Rosa granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2010

Jeff Francis granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2010

Sent Miguel Olivo to the Toronto Blue Jays as part of a conditional deal.

November 6, 2010

Al Alburquerque granted Free Agency.

Luis Ayala granted Free Agency.

Nick Bierbrodt granted Free Agency.

Kurt Birkins granted Free Agency.

Brad Eldred granted Free Agency.

Kazuo Matsui granted Free Agency.

Travis Metcalf granted Free Agency.

Stu Pomeranz granted Free Agency.

Omar Quintanilla granted Free Agency.

Scott Rice granted Free Agency.

Bronson Sardinha granted Free Agency.

Eider Torres granted Free Agency.

November 16, 2010

Released Manny Corpas.

November 18, 2010

Traded Clint Barmes to the Houston Astros. Received Felipe Paulino.

November 29, 2010

Signed Matt Pagnozzi as a free agent.

Signed Eric Stults as a free agent.

December 2, 2010

Manny Delcarmen granted Free Agency.

Traded Chaz Roe to the Seattle Mariners. Received Jose Lopez.

December 3, 2010

Signed Jorge De La Rosa as a free agent.

December 7, 2010

Signed Ty Wigginton as a free agent.

December 16, 2010

Traded Paul Bargas (minors) to the Minnesota Twins. Received Jose Morales.

December 18, 2010

Signed Mike Jacobs as a free agent.

December 20, 2010

Signed Billy Buckner as a free agent.

December 23, 2010

Signed Tug Hulett as a free agent.

Signed Matt Macri as a free agent.

Signed Jeff Salazar as a free agent.

Traded Jonnathan Aristil (minors) and Wes Musick (minors) to the Houston Astros. Received Matt Lindstrom.

January 5, 2011

Signed Hernan Iribarren as a free agent.

January 10, 2011

Signed Sean White as a free agent.

January 11, 2011

Signed Claudio Vargas as a free agent.

January 15, 2011

Signed Jim Miller as a free agent.

January 17, 2011

Signed Jason Giambi as a free agent.

January 19, 2011

Signed Joe Crede as a free agent.

Signed Chad Moeller as a free agent.

January 24, 2011

Signed Willy Taveras as a free agent.

Traded Ethan Hollingsworth (minors) to the Oakland Athletics. Received Clayton Mortensen.

January 26, 2011

Signed Alfredo Amezaga as a free agent.

January 28, 2011

Signed Eliezer Alfonzo as a free agent.

Sam Deduno selected by the San Diego Padres off waivers.

February 9, 2011

Signed Chris Sampson as a free agent.

February 15, 2011

Signed Jesus Colome as a free agent.

February 17, 2011

Signed John Maine as a free agent.

Joe Crede granted Free Agency.

March 11, 2011

Released Chad Moeller.

March 26, 2011

Signed Jason Botts as a free agent.

March 28, 2011

Signed Bronson Sardinha as a free agent.

Purchased Josh Fields from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

March 29, 2011

Traded Michael McKenry to the Boston Red Sox. Received Daniel Turpen (minors).

March 31, 2011

Released Jason Botts.

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