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2011 Kansas City Royals

Trades and Transactions

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71-91, Finished 4th in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ned Yost (71-91)
GM: Dayton Moore, Farm Dir: Scott Sharp, Scouting Dir: Lonnie Goldberg
Scored 730 runs, Allowed 762 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-84

Ballparks: Kauffman Stadium · Attendance: 1,724,450 (12th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 99, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 101, Pitching - 101

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2010 / 2012 Trades and Transactions

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

October 5, 2010

Anthony Lerew granted Free Agency.

Josh Rupe granted Free Agency.

October 8, 2010

Released Matt Herges.

October 14, 2010

Traded Jose Guillen to the San Francisco Giants. Received a player to be named later and cash. The San Francisco Giants sent Kevin Pucetas (minors) (October 14, 2010) to the Kansas City Royals to complete the trade.

November 1, 2010

Bruce Chen granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2010

Selected Joaquin Arias off waivers from the New York Mets.

November 5, 2010

Selected Lance Zawadzki off waivers from the San Diego Padres.

November 6, 2010

Shane Costa granted Free Agency.

Devon Lowery granted Free Agency.

Ed Lucas granted Free Agency.

Jai Miller granted Free Agency.

Scott Thorman granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2010

Brian Bannister granted Free Agency.

Traded David DeJesus to the Oakland Athletics. Received Justin Marks and Vin Mazzaro.

November 15, 2010

Signed Steven Shell as a free agent.

November 16, 2010

Signed Brett Carroll as a free agent.

November 17, 2010

Brian Anderson granted Free Agency.

November 24, 2010

Released Bryan Bullington.

December 2, 2010

Josh Fields granted Free Agency.

December 8, 2010

Signed Jeff Francoeur as a free agent.

December 9, 2010

Drafted Nathan Adcock from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2010 rule 5 draft.

December 10, 2010

Signed Melky Cabrera as a free agent.

December 17, 2010

Philip Humber selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

December 19, 2010

Traded Yuniesky Betancourt, Zack Greinke and cash to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Lorenzo Cain, Alcides Escobar, Jeremy Jeffress and Jake Odorizzi.

December 31, 2010

Signed Zach Miner as a free agent.

January 14, 2011

Signed Jeff Francis as a free agent.

January 15, 2011

Signed Bruce Chen as a free agent.

January 18, 2011

Gil Meche voluntarily retired.

January 26, 2011

Dusty Hughes selected by the Minnesota Twins off waivers.

February 3, 2011

Signed Pedro Feliz as a free agent.

March 22, 2011

Sold Brett Carroll to the Milwaukee Brewers.

March 27, 2011

Released Pedro Feliz.

March 28, 2011

Purchased Matt Treanor from the Texas Rangers.

April 4, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Jeff Suppan as a free agent.

April 13, 2011 (Standings)

Sent Victor Marte to the St. Louis Cardinals as part of a conditional deal.

May 8, 2011 (Standings)

Sent Gregor Blanco to the Washington Nationals as part of a conditional deal.

Released Steven Shell.

May 25, 2011 (Standings)

Kanekoa Texeira selected by the New York Yankees off waivers.

May 26, 2011 (Standings)

Purchased Felipe Paulino from the Colorado Rockies.

June 1, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Lucas May to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Andrea Pizziconi (minors).

June 7, 2011 (Standings)

Drafted Aaron Brooks in the 9th round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 2011.

Drafted Terrance Gore in the 20th round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 2011.

Drafted Spencer Patton in the 24th round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 2011.

July 20, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Wilson Betemit to the Detroit Tigers. Received Antonio Cruz (minors) and Julio Rodriguez (minors).

July 30, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Mike Aviles to the Boston Red Sox. Received Kendal Volz (minors) and Yamaico Navarro.

August 10, 2011 (Standings)

Released Kyle Davies.

August 31, 2011 (Standings)

Sold Matt Treanor to the Texas Rangers.

September 27, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Kila Ka'aihue to the Oakland Athletics. Received Ethan Hollingsworth (minors).

October 7, 2011 (Standings)

Rob Tejeda granted Free Agency.

October 10, 2011 (Standings)

Released Lance Zawadzki.

October 11, 2011 (Standings)

Selected Aaron Laffey off waivers from the New York Yankees.

October 21, 2011

Jesse Chavez selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

October 30, 2011

Bruce Chen granted Free Agency.

Jeff Francis granted Free Agency.

Jason Kendall granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2011

Joaquin Arias granted Free Agency.

Zach Miner granted Free Agency.

Jamie Romak granted Free Agency.

Jeff Suppan granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2011

Signed Jamie Romak as a free agent.

November 7, 2011

Traded Melky Cabrera to the San Francisco Giants. Received Jonathan Sanchez and Ryan Verdugo.

November 12, 2011

Signed Francisley Bueno as a free agent.

November 15, 2011

Signed Tommy Hottovy as a free agent.

November 23, 2011

Signed Bruce Chen as a free agent.

November 29, 2011

Signed Jonathan Broxton as a free agent.

December 1, 2011

Signed Tony Abreu as a free agent.

Signed Zach Miner as a free agent.

December 7, 2011

Traded Yamaico Navarro to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Diego Goris (minors) and Brooks Pounders (minors).

December 8, 2011

Drafted Cesar Cabral from the Boston Red Sox in the 2011 rule 5 draft.

Sold Cesar Cabral to the New York Yankees.

December 9, 2011

Jeff Bianchi selected by the Chicago Cubs off waivers.

December 12, 2011

Aaron Laffey granted Free Agency.

December 13, 2011

Signed Greg Golson as a free agent.

Signed J.C. Gutierrez as a free agent.

Signed Max Ramirez as a free agent.

December 14, 2011

Signed Devon Lowery as a free agent.

December 20, 2011

Signed Yuniesky Betancourt as a free agent.

December 21, 2011

Signed Jose Mijares as a free agent.

January 13, 2012

Signed Kevin Kouzmanoff as a free agent.

January 25, 2012

Signed Roman Colon as a free agent.

February 18, 2012

Signed Aaron Guiel as a free agent.

March 6, 2012

Signed Terry Evans as a free agent.

March 20, 2012

Traded a player to be named later and Kevin Chapman to the Houston Astros. Received Jason Bourgeois and Humberto Quintero. The Kansas City Royals sent D'Andre Toney (minors) (June 10, 2012) to the Houston Astros to complete the trade.

March 25, 2012

Sold Greg Golson to the Chicago White Sox.

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