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2009 Detroit Tigers

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2008 / 2010

86-77, Finished 2nd in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jim Leyland (86-77)
GM: David Dombrowski, Farm Dir: Dan Lunetta, Scouting Dir: David Chadd
Scored 743 runs, Allowed 745 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-82

Ballparks: Comerica Park · Attendance: 2,567,165 (4th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 101, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 103, Pitching - 103

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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

Francisco Cruceta granted Free Agency.

October 8, 2008

Francis Beltran granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2008

Virgil Vasquez selected by the Boston Red Sox off waivers.

October 30, 2008

Freddy Garcia granted Free Agency.

Gary Glover granted Free Agency.

Todd Jones granted Free Agency.

Edgar Renteria granted Free Agency.

Dane Sardinha granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2008

Vance Wilson granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2008

Erick Almonte granted Free Agency.

Yorman Bazardo granted Free Agency.

Kyle Farnsworth granted Free Agency.

Casey Fossum granted Free Agency.

Freddy Guzman granted Free Agency.

Blaine Neal granted Free Agency.

Timo Perez granted Free Agency.

November 20, 2008

Signed Dane Sardinha as a free agent.

December 7, 2008

Traded Carlos Melo (minors) and Guillermo Moscoso to the Texas Rangers. Received Gerald Laird.

December 10, 2008

Traded Matthew Joyce to the Tampa Bay Rays. Received Edwin Jackson.

December 12, 2008

Aquilino Lopez granted Free Agency.

December 15, 2008

Signed Adam Everett as a free agent.

December 17, 2008

Signed Matt Treanor as a free agent.

December 23, 2008

Signed Yurendell de Caster as a free agent.

January 13, 2009

Signed Fu-Te Ni as a free agent.

January 16, 2009

Signed Alexis Gomez as a free agent.

Signed Don Kelly as a free agent.

Signed Jason Miller as a free agent.

January 20, 2009

Signed Juan Rincon as a free agent.

January 22, 2009

Signed Brandon Lyon as a free agent.

Signed Bronson Sardinha as a free agent.

Signed Scott Williamson as a free agent.

January 26, 2009

Signed Timo Perez as a free agent.

January 28, 2009

Signed Nick Regilio as a free agent.

February 6, 2009

Signed Ruddy Lugo as a free agent.

February 13, 2009

Signed Jon Huber as a free agent.

March 30, 2009

Traded Rudy Darrow (minors) to the Atlanta Braves. Received Josh Anderson.

March 31, 2009

Released Gary Sheffield.

April 1, 2009 (Standings)

Released Yurendell de Caster.

April 4, 2009 (Standings)

Released Jon Huber.

Released Timo Perez.

Released Bronson Sardinha.

April 22, 2009 (Standings)

Received Jason Tyner from the Milwaukee Brewers as part of a conditional deal.

April 25, 2009 (Standings)

Released Scott Williamson.

May 11, 2009 (Standings)

Released Nick Regilio.

May 15, 2009 (Standings)

Juan Rincon granted Free Agency.

June 8, 2009 (Standings)

Released Jason Tyner.

June 9, 2009 (Standings)

Drafted Jacob Turner in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed August 17, 2009.

Drafted Andy Oliver in the 2nd round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed August 17, 2009.

Drafted Adam Wilk in the 11th round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed June 18, 2009.

July 7, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Nate Bump as a free agent.

July 30, 2009 (Standings)

Sold Josh Anderson to the Kansas City Royals.

July 31, 2009 (Standings)

Traded Luke French and Mauricio Robles to the Seattle Mariners. Received Jarrod Washburn.

August 12, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Jason Waddell as a free agent.

August 17, 2009 (Standings)

Traded Brett Jacobson (minors) to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Aubrey Huff.

August 20, 2009 (Standings)

Chris Lambert selected by the Baltimore Orioles off waivers.

October 6, 2009 (Standings)

Dane Sardinha granted Free Agency.

October 14, 2009 (Standings)

Mike Hessman granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2009

Adam Everett granted Free Agency.

Aubrey Huff granted Free Agency.

Placido Polanco granted Free Agency.

Fernando Rodney granted Free Agency.

Jarrod Washburn granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2009

Marcus Thames granted Free Agency.

Matt Treanor granted Free Agency.

November 9, 2009

Nate Bump granted Free Agency.

Brent Clevlen granted Free Agency.

Ruddy Lugo granted Free Agency.

Brandon Lyon granted Free Agency.

Macay McBride granted Free Agency.

Jason Waddell granted Free Agency.

December 4, 2009

Signed Enrique Gonzalez as a free agent.

December 7, 2009

Signed Adam Everett as a free agent.

Sold Clay Rapada to the Texas Rangers.

Signed Brad Thomas as a free agent.

December 8, 2009

As part of a 3-team trade, traded Curtis Granderson to the New York Yankees and Edwin Jackson to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Phil Coke and Austin Jackson from the New York Yankees and Max Scherzer and Daniel Schlereth from the Arizona Diamondbacks. In addition, the New York Yankees sent Ian Kennedy to the Arizona Diamondbacks.

December 9, 2009

Signed Robinzon Diaz as a free agent.

December 10, 2009

Signed Macay McBride as a free agent.

December 18, 2009

Freddy Dolsi selected by the Chicago White Sox off waivers.

Signed Phil Dumatrait as a free agent.

December 21, 2009

Sold Dusty Ryan to the San Diego Padres.

January 13, 2010

Signed Kory Casto as a free agent.

Signed Jason Waddell as a free agent.

January 18, 2010

Signed Ruddy Lugo as a free agent.

January 19, 2010

Signed Sam Narron as a free agent.

Signed Jose Valverde as a free agent.

January 20, 2010

Signed Mike Rabelo as a free agent.

February 22, 2010

Signed Johnny Damon as a free agent.

March 1, 2010

Casey Fien selected by the Boston Red Sox off waivers.

March 6, 2010

Released Michael Hollimon.

March 20, 2010

Signed Casey Fien as a free agent.

March 30, 2010

Sent Nate Robertson to the Florida Marlins as part of a conditional deal.

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