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2012 Miami Marlins

Trades and Transactions

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69-93, Finished 5th in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ozzie Guillen (69-93)
GM: Mike Hill, Farm Dir: Brian Chattin, Scouting Dir: Stan Meek
Scored 609 runs, Allowed 724 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-94

Ballparks: Marlins Park · Attendance: 2,219,444 (12th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 103 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 100

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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.

January 4, 2012

Signed Rob Delaney as a free agent.

Signed Chad Gaudin as a free agent.

January 5, 2012

Signed Greg Dobbs as a free agent.

Traded Chris Volstad to the Chicago Cubs. Received Carlos Zambrano and cash.

January 18, 2012

Signed Gil Velazquez as a free agent.

January 20, 2012

Signed Chris Aguila as a free agent.

Signed Gary Glover as a free agent.

Signed Terry Tiffee as a free agent.

January 24, 2012

Signed German Duran as a free agent.

January 25, 2012

Signed Austin Kearns as a free agent.

March 29, 2012

Released Aaron Rowand.

March 30, 2012

Released Terry Tiffee.

April 27, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Russ Mitchell as a free agent.

May 3, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Steve Holm as a free agent.

May 26, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Jobduan Morales (minors) to the Houston Astros. Received Justin Ruggiano.

May 28, 2012 (Standings)

Released Russ Mitchell.

June 4, 2012 (Standings)

Drafted Andrew Heaney in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 2012 amateur draft. Player signed July 13, 2012.

June 6, 2012 (Standings)

Drafted Kendall Graveman in the 36th round of the 2012 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

July 4, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Matt Dominguez and Rob Rasmussen to the Houston Astros. Received Carlos Lee.

July 5, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Brad Davis as a free agent.

Released Steve Holm.

July 9, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Jon Link as a free agent.

July 14, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Humberto Quintero as a free agent.

July 23, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Omar Infante and Anibal Sanchez to the Detroit Tigers. Received Rob Brantly, Brian Flynn and Jacob Turner.

July 24, 2012 (Standings)

Released Humberto Quintero.

July 25, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Randy Choate and Hanley Ramirez to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Scott McGough (minors) and Nathan Eovaldi.

July 26, 2012 (Standings)

Sent Brad Davis to the Detroit Tigers as part of a conditional deal.

July 31, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Kyle Kaminska (minors) and Gaby Sanchez to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Gorkys Hernandez.

Traded Edward Mujica to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received Zack Cox (minors).

October 2, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Adam Greenberg as a free agent.

October 3, 2012 (Standings)

Released Adam Greenberg.

October 17, 2012

Nick Green granted Free Agency.

Donnie Murphy granted Free Agency.

Scott Cousins selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

Sandy Rosario selected by the Boston Red Sox off waivers.

October 20, 2012

As part of a 3-team trade, traded Heath Bell and cash to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Yordy Cabrera (minors) from the Oakland Athletics. In addition, the Oakland Athletics sent Cliff Pennington to the Arizona Diamondbacks; and the Arizona Diamondbacks sent Chris Young and cash to the Oakland Athletics.

October 29, 2012

Chad Gaudin granted Free Agency.

Austin Kearns granted Free Agency.

Carlos Lee granted Free Agency.

Juan Carlos Oviedo granted Free Agency.

Carlos Zambrano granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2012

Brett Hayes selected by the Kansas City Royals off waivers.

November 3, 2012

Chris Aguila granted Free Agency.

Mike Cervenak granted Free Agency.

Rob Delaney granted Free Agency.

German Duran granted Free Agency.

Gary Glover granted Free Agency.

Jon Link granted Free Agency.

J.D. Martin granted Free Agency.

Luke Montz granted Free Agency.

Robert Ray granted Free Agency.

Clint Sammons granted Free Agency.

Graham Taylor granted Free Agency.

Gil Velazquez granted Free Agency.

Sean West granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2012

Signed Kevin Kouzmanoff as a free agent.

November 5, 2012

Signed Jordan Smith as a free agent.

Signed Chris Valaika as a free agent.

November 14, 2012

Selected Scott Maine off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.

November 19, 2012

Signed Juan Pierre as a free agent.

Traded Emilio Bonifacio, John Buck, Mark Buehrle, Josh Johnson, Jose Reyes and cash to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Justin Nicolino (minors), Henderson Alvarez, Anthony DeSclafani, Yunel Escobar, Adeiny Hechavarria, Jake Marisnick and Jeff Mathis.

November 25, 2012

Signed Zach Phillips as a free agent.

November 30, 2012

Selected Joe Mahoney off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.

December 3, 2012

Signed Jordan Brown as a free agent.

December 4, 2012

Traded Yunel Escobar to the Tampa Bay Rays. Received Derek Dietrich.

December 10, 2012

Signed Ed Lucas as a free agent.

December 13, 2012

Signed John Maine as a free agent.

December 16, 2012

Signed Jonathan Albaladejo as a free agent.

December 20, 2012

Signed Doug Mathis as a free agent.

Signed Placido Polanco as a free agent.

January 3, 2013

Signed Craig Tatum as a free agent.

January 8, 2013

Signed Michael Wuertz as a free agent.

January 13, 2013

Signed Austin Kearns as a free agent.

January 15, 2013

Signed Kevin Slowey as a free agent.

January 17, 2013

Signed Mitch Talbot as a free agent.

January 18, 2013

Signed Tug Hulett as a free agent.

January 23, 2013

Signed Matt Downs as a free agent.

January 25, 2013

Signed Chad Qualls as a free agent.

January 30, 2013

Selected Sam Dyson off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.

February 5, 2013

Signed Jon Rauch as a free agent.

February 8, 2013

Signed Chone Figgins as a free agent.

February 11, 2013

Signed Nick Green as a free agent.

February 12, 2013

Released Craig Tatum.

February 15, 2013

Signed Casey Kotchman as a free agent.

February 26, 2013

Released Josh Booty.

March 8, 2013

Released Michael Wuertz.

March 19, 2013

Signed Koyie Hill as a free agent.

March 20, 2013

Released Chone Figgins.

March 23, 2013

Signed Wilson Valdez as a free agent.

March 25, 2013

Signed Matt Diaz as a free agent.

March 28, 2013

Signed Miguel Olivo as a free agent.

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