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2012 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Trades and Transactions

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89-73, Finished 3rd in AL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Mike Scioscia (89-73)
GM: Jerry Dipoto (Hired 10/29/2011), Farm Dir: Mike LaCassa, Scouting Dir: Ric Wilson
Scored 767 runs, Allowed 699 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-74

Ballparks: Angel Stadium of Anaheim · Attendance: 3,061,770 (3rd of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 94, Pitching - 93 · one-year: Batting - 91, Pitching - 91

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2011 / 2013 Trades and Transactions

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

October 30, 2011

Russell Branyan granted Free Agency.

Joel Pineiro granted Free Agency.

Horacio Ramirez granted Free Agency.

Fernando Rodney granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2011

Jeff Baisley granted Free Agency.

Jason Bulger granted Free Agency.

Eric Junge granted Free Agency.

Paul McAnulty granted Free Agency.

Kevin Melillo granted Free Agency.

Kevin Richardson granted Free Agency.

Freddy Sandoval granted Free Agency.

Gil Velazquez granted Free Agency.

November 15, 2011

Released Anthony Ortega.

November 30, 2011

Traded Tyler Chatwood to the Colorado Rockies. Received Chris Iannetta.

December 3, 2011

Traded Jeff Mathis to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Brad Mills.

December 8, 2011

Barret Browning drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2011 rule 5 draft.

Signed Albert Pujols as a free agent.

Signed C.J. Wilson as a free agent.

December 23, 2011

Signed Robinzon Diaz as a free agent.

Signed Eric Hurley as a free agent.

Signed Ryan Langerhans as a free agent.

January 6, 2012

Signed Jorge Cantu as a free agent.

Signed LaTroy Hawkins as a free agent.

January 11, 2012

Signed Drew Macias as a free agent.

January 18, 2012

Signed Ed Lucas as a free agent.

January 20, 2012

Released Chris Pettit.

January 22, 2012

Signed Paul McAnulty as a free agent.

February 3, 2012

Signed Greg Smith as a free agent.

February 22, 2012

Signed Jason Isringhausen as a free agent.

February 26, 2012

Signed Juan Rincon as a free agent.

March 23, 2012

Signed David Pauley as a free agent.

April 20, 2012 (Standings)

Rich Thompson selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

April 22, 2012 (Standings)

Signed John Hester as a free agent.

April 27, 2012 (Standings)

Released Bobby Abreu.

April 30, 2012 (Standings)

Jorge Cantu granted Free Agency.

May 3, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Alexi Amarista and Donn Roach to the San Diego Padres. Received Ernesto Frieri.

May 9, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Sean White as a free agent.

May 22, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Cory Aldridge as a free agent.

June 1, 2012 (Standings)

Juan Rincon granted Free Agency.

June 5, 2012 (Standings)

Drafted R.J. Alvarez in the 3rd round of the 2012 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 2012.

Drafted Michael Roth in the 9th round of the 2012 amateur draft. Player signed July 2, 2012.

Drafted Mike Morin in the 13th round of the 2012 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2012.

June 20, 2012 (Standings)

David Pauley selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

July 17, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Trevor Crowe as a free agent.

July 20, 2012 (Standings)

Eric Hurley granted Free Agency.

July 23, 2012 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Barry Enright. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim sent Frazier Hall (minors) (August 31, 2012) to the Arizona Diamondbacks to complete the trade.

July 26, 2012 (Standings)

Released Trevor Bell.

July 27, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Jarrett Grube as a free agent.

Traded Ariel Pena (minors), Johnny Hellweg and Jean Segura to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Zack Greinke.

August 1, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Adam Russell as a free agent.

August 7, 2012 (Standings)

Released Robinzon Diaz.

Released Francisco Rodriguez.

August 12, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Tony Pena as a free agent.

August 24, 2012 (Standings)

Hisanori Takahashi selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates off waivers.

October 4, 2012 (Standings)

Ryan Langerhans granted Free Agency.

October 22, 2012

Bobby Wilson selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

October 26, 2012

Signed Angel Sanchez as a free agent.

October 29, 2012

Zack Greinke granted Free Agency.

LaTroy Hawkins granted Free Agency.

Torii Hunter granted Free Agency.

Jason Isringhausen granted Free Agency.

Maicer Izturis granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2012

Traded Ervin Santana and cash to the Kansas City Royals. Received Brandon Sisk (minors).

November 2, 2012

Dan Haren granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2012

Cory Aldridge granted Free Agency.

Trevor Crowe granted Free Agency.

Ed Lucas granted Free Agency.

Paul McAnulty granted Free Agency.

Jeremy Moore granted Free Agency.

Adam Russell granted Free Agency.

Greg Smith granted Free Agency.

Sean White granted Free Agency.

November 13, 2012

Signed Billy Buckner as a free agent.

Signed Luke Carlin as a free agent.

Signed Jo-Jo Reyes as a free agent.

Signed Mitch Stetter as a free agent.

November 14, 2012

Signed Brendan Harris as a free agent.

November 15, 2012

Signed Trent Oeltjen as a free agent.

Signed J.B. Shuck as a free agent.

November 20, 2012

Signed Matt Young as a free agent.

November 28, 2012

Signed Ryan Madson as a free agent.

November 29, 2012

Selected Thomas Field off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.

November 30, 2012

Traded Jordan Walden to the Atlanta Braves. Received Tommy Hanson.

Selected Scott Cousins off waivers from the Seattle Mariners.

December 6, 2012

Angel Sanchez drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 2012 rule 5 draft.

December 12, 2012

Signed Joe Blanton as a free agent.

Signed Sean Burnett as a free agent.

December 15, 2012

Signed Josh Hamilton as a free agent.

December 17, 2012

Signed Luis Rodriguez as a free agent.

December 19, 2012

Traded Kendrys Morales to the Seattle Mariners. Received Jason Vargas.

January 12, 2013

Signed Fernando Cabrera as a free agent.

January 16, 2013

Released Jo-Jo Reyes.

January 28, 2013

Signed Robert Coello as a free agent.

January 30, 2013

Signed Bill Hall as a free agent.

February 13, 2013

Signed Chad Cordero as a free agent.

March 1, 2013

Bobby Cassevah granted Free Agency.

March 17, 2013

Purchased Elvin Ramirez from the New York Mets.

March 18, 2013

Signed Chris Snyder as a free agent.

March 22, 2013

Released Bill Hall.

March 24, 2013

Brad Mills selected by the Texas Rangers off waivers.

March 26, 2013

Traded Vernon Wells to the New York Yankees. Received Exicardo Cayones (minors) and Kramer Sneed (minors).

March 27, 2013

Signed Mark Lowe as a free agent.

Traded Steve Geltz to the Tampa Bay Rays. Received Dane De La Rosa.

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2011 / 2013 Trades and Transactions