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2011 Colorado Rockies

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2010 / 2012

73-89, Finished 4th in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jim Tracy (73-89)
GM: Dan O'Dowd, Farm Dir: Marc Gustafson, Scouting Dir: Bill Schmidt
Scored 735 runs, Allowed 774 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 77-85

Ballparks: Coors Field · Attendance: 2,909,777 (7th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 119, Pitching - 119 · one-year: Batting - 116, Pitching - 116

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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 14, 2010

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 15, 2010

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.

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.

April 4, 2011 (Standings)

Released Chris Sampson.

Released Greg Smith.

April 7, 2011 (Standings)

Released Tug Hulett.

April 22, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Chris Malone (minors) and player to be named or cash to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Brad Emaus.

May 19, 2011 (Standings)

Sold Franklin Morales to the Boston Red Sox.

Released Jesus Colome.

May 26, 2011 (Standings)

Sold Felipe Paulino to the Kansas City Royals.

June 2, 2011 (Standings)

Selected Josh Roenicke off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.

Selected Ryan Rohlinger off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.

June 7, 2011 (Standings)

Released Jose Lopez.

June 9, 2011 (Standings)

Released Jeff Salazar.

June 12, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Edgar Gonzalez as a free agent.

June 13, 2011 (Standings)

Released Claudio Vargas.

June 28, 2011 (Standings)

Released Josh Fields.

June 30, 2011 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later and Bruce Billings to the Oakland Athletics. Received Mark Ellis. The Colorado Rockies sent Eliezer Mesa (minors) (September 30, 2011) to the Oakland Athletics to complete the trade.

July 7, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Joe Mather as a free agent.

July 30, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Jorge Cantu as a free agent.

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

August 6, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Alfredo Amezaga to the Florida Marlins. Received Jesus Merchan (minors).

August 8, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Kevin Millwood as a free agent.

August 15, 2011 (Standings)

Signed J.C. Romero as a free agent.

August 18, 2011 (Standings)

Released Mike Jacobs.

August 23, 2011 (Standings)

Received Kevin Kouzmanoff from the Oakland Athletics as part of a conditional deal.

September 14, 2011 (Standings)

Matt Pagnozzi selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates off waivers.

October 3, 2011 (Standings)

Edgar Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

October 5, 2011 (Standings)

Kevin Kouzmanoff granted Free Agency.

October 7, 2011 (Standings)

Jim Miller granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2011 (Standings)

Selected Andrew Brown off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals.

October 30, 2011

Mark Ellis granted Free Agency.

Kevin Millwood granted Free Agency.

J.C. Romero granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2011

Aaron Cook granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2011

Billy Buckner granted Free Agency.

Jorge Cantu granted Free Agency.

Matt Daley granted Free Agency.

Hernan Iribarren granted Free Agency.

Alan Johnson granted Free Agency.

Matt Macri granted Free Agency.

John Maine granted Free Agency.

Joe Mather granted Free Agency.

Jose Morales granted Free Agency.

Bronson Sardinha granted Free Agency.

Eric Stults granted Free Agency.

Willy Taveras granted Free Agency.

Sean White granted Free Agency.

November 17, 2011

Signed Brandon Wood as a free agent.

November 20, 2011

Sold Ty Wigginton to the Philadelphia Phillies.

Released Ryan Rohlinger.

November 30, 2011

Signed Ramon Hernandez as a free agent.

Traded Chris Iannetta to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Received Tyler Chatwood.

December 5, 2011

Selected Jamie Hoffmann off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

December 6, 2011

Traded a player to be named later to the Minnesota Twins. Received Kevin Slowey. The Colorado Rockies sent Daniel Turpen (minors) (December 8, 2011) to the Minnesota Twins to complete the trade.

December 7, 2011

Traded Huston Street and cash to the San Diego Padres. Received a player to be named later. The San Diego Padres sent Nick Schmidt (minors) (December 9, 2011) to the Colorado Rockies to complete the trade.

December 8, 2011

Traded Casey Weathers (minors) and Ian Stewart to the Chicago Cubs. Received Tyler Colvin and DJ LeMahieu.

December 12, 2011

Cole Garner granted Free Agency.

Ryan Spilborghs granted Free Agency.

December 13, 2011

Signed Wilkin Castillo as a free agent.

Signed Mike Ekstrom as a free agent.

December 16, 2011

Signed Michael Cuddyer as a free agent.

December 18, 2011

Signed Wil Nieves as a free agent.

December 20, 2011

Signed Casey Blake as a free agent.

Signed Carlos Torres as a free agent.

January 5, 2012

Traded Greg Reynolds to the Texas Rangers. Received Chad Tracy (minors).

January 6, 2012

Signed Brendan Harris as a free agent.

January 11, 2012

Sold Brad Emaus to the Boston Red Sox.

January 16, 2012

Traded Seth Smith to the Oakland Athletics. Received Guillermo Moscoso and Josh Outman.

January 18, 2012

Signed Jamie Moyer as a free agent.

January 20, 2012

Traded Kevin Slowey and cash to the Cleveland Indians. Received Zach Putnam.

January 21, 2012

Traded Clayton Mortensen to the Boston Red Sox. Received Marco Scutaro.

January 30, 2012

Signed Hernan Iribarren as a free agent.

February 2, 2012

Signed Steve Holm as a free agent.

February 5, 2012

Signed Jared Wells as a free agent.

February 6, 2012

Traded Jason Hammel and Matt Lindstrom to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Jeremy Guthrie.

February 23, 2012

Signed Royce Ring as a free agent.

March 19, 2012

Jamie Hoffmann granted Free Agency.

March 27, 2012

Released Casey Blake.

March 31, 2012

Released Steve Holm.

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