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Trades and Transactions

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95-67, Finished 1st in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jim Leyland (95-67)
GM: David Dombrowski, Farm Dir: Dan Lunetta, Scouting Dir: David Chadd
Scored 787 runs, Allowed 711 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 89-73

Ballparks: Comerica Park · Attendance: 2,642,045 (6th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 103, Pitching - 102

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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

Enrique Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

October 6, 2010

Casey Fien granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2010

Jeremy Bonderman granted Free Agency.

Johnny Damon granted Free Agency.

Gerald Laird granted Free Agency.

Magglio Ordonez granted Free Agency.

Bobby Seay granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2010

Jhonny Peralta granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2010

Eddie Bonine granted Free Agency.

Traded Brent Dlugach to the Boston Red Sox. Received a player to be named later. The Boston Red Sox sent Pedro Perez (minors) (April 2, 2011) to the Detroit Tigers to complete the trade.

November 6, 2010

Robinzon Diaz granted Free Agency.

Jeff Frazier granted Free Agency.

Brandon Jones granted Free Agency.

Jay Sborz granted Free Agency.

Max St. Pierre granted Free Agency.

November 8, 2010

Signed Jhonny Peralta as a free agent.

Signed Max St. Pierre as a free agent.

November 19, 2010

Signed Al Alburquerque as a free agent.

Signed Joaquin Benoit as a free agent.

November 20, 2010

Signed Enrique Gonzalez as a free agent.

November 26, 2010

Signed Victor Martinez as a free agent.

November 29, 2010

Signed Scott Thorman as a free agent.

December 1, 2010

Signed John Bale as a free agent.

December 2, 2010

Zach Miner granted Free Agency.

December 6, 2010

Signed Omir Santos as a free agent.

December 12, 2010

Signed Chris Oxspring as a free agent.

December 14, 2010

Released Alfredo Figaro.

December 17, 2010

Signed Magglio Ordonez as a free agent.

Signed Clay Timpner as a free agent.

December 20, 2010

Signed Argenis Diaz as a free agent.

January 18, 2011

Signed William Bergolla as a free agent.

Signed Brad Penny as a free agent.

January 24, 2011

Traded Armando Galarraga to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Kevin Eichhorn (minors) and Ryan Robowski (minors).

January 28, 2011

Signed Timo Perez as a free agent.

March 25, 2011

Released John Bale.

May 11, 2011 (Standings)

Released Clay Timpner.

May 24, 2011 (Standings)

Released Chris Oxspring.

May 27, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Scott Sizemore to the Oakland Athletics. Received David Purcey.

June 7, 2011 (Standings)

Drafted Tyler Collins in the 6th round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed July 18, 2011.

Drafted Brian Flynn in the 7th round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2011.

Drafted Curt Casali in the 10th round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed July 1, 2011.

Drafted Chad Smith in the 17th round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed August 4, 2011.

June 18, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Jeff Salazar as a free agent.

July 20, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Antonio Cruz (minors) and Julio Rodriguez (minors) to the Kansas City Royals. Received Wilson Betemit.

July 30, 2011 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later, Francisco Martinez (minors), Charlie Furbush and Casper Wells to the Seattle Mariners. Received Doug Fister and David Pauley. The Detroit Tigers sent Chance Ruffin (August 17, 2011) to the Seattle Mariners to complete the trade.

August 15, 2011 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later and Cole Nelson (minors) to the Minnesota Twins. Received Delmon Young. The Detroit Tigers sent Lester Oliveros (August 16, 2011) to the Minnesota Twins to complete the trade.

October 4, 2011 (Standings)

Released Timo Perez.

October 30, 2011

Wilson Betemit granted Free Agency.

Carlos Guillen granted Free Agency.

Magglio Ordonez granted Free Agency.

Brad Penny granted Free Agency.

Ramon Santiago granted Free Agency.

Joel Zumaya granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2011

Brad Thomas granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2011

William Bergolla granted Free Agency.

Enrique Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

David Purcey granted Free Agency.

Jeff Salazar granted Free Agency.

Omir Santos granted Free Agency.

Max St. Pierre granted Free Agency.

Scott Thorman granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2011

Signed Matt Young as a free agent.

November 9, 2011

Signed Quintin Berry as a free agent.

November 14, 2011

Signed Darin Downs as a free agent.

November 16, 2011

Signed Omir Santos as a free agent.

November 18, 2011

Signed Gerald Laird as a free agent.

November 21, 2011

Signed Jerad Head as a free agent.

November 30, 2011

Signed Ramon Santiago as a free agent.

December 5, 2011

Signed Chris Bootcheck as a free agent.

December 9, 2011

Signed Octavio Dotel as a free agent.

Traded Ryan Perry to the Washington Nationals. Received Collin Balester.

December 12, 2011

Will Rhymes granted Free Agency.

January 4, 2012

Signed Eric Patterson as a free agent.

January 10, 2012

Signed Niuman Romero as a free agent.

January 21, 2012

Signed Brad Eldred as a free agent.

January 26, 2012

Signed Prince Fielder as a free agent.

February 6, 2012

Signed Brent Dlugach as a free agent.

February 9, 2012

Signed Zack Segovia as a free agent.

March 12, 2012

Released David Pauley.

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