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2009 Milwaukee Brewers

Trades and Transactions

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80-82, Finished 3rd in NL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ken Macha (80-82)
GM: Douglas Melvin, Farm Dir: Reid Nichols, Scouting Dir: Bruce Seid
Scored 785 runs, Allowed 818 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-84

Ballparks: Miller Park · Attendance: 3,037,451 (6th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 95, Pitching - 95

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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

Eric Munson granted Free Agency.

Released Randy Choate.

October 3, 2008

Traded a player to be named later, Rob Bryson (minors), Zach Jackson and Matt LaPorta to the Cleveland Indians. Received CC Sabathia. The Milwaukee Brewers sent Michael Brantley (October 3, 2008) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

October 9, 2008

Laynce Nix granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2008

Selected Casey McGehee off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.

October 30, 2008

Eric Gagne granted Free Agency.

Gabe Kapler granted Free Agency.

Mike Lamb granted Free Agency.

Ben Sheets granted Free Agency.

Brian Shouse granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2008

Craig Counsell granted Free Agency.

Joe Dillon selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

November 1, 2008

Russell Branyan granted Free Agency.

Ray Durham granted Free Agency.

CC Sabathia granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2008

Troy Cate granted Free Agency.

Callix Crabbe granted Free Agency.

Jay Gibbons granted Free Agency.

Guillermo Mota granted Free Agency.

Erasmo Ramirez granted Free Agency.

Mel Stocker granted Free Agency.

Chris Woodward granted Free Agency.

November 25, 2008

Signed Jason Bourgeois as a free agent.

Signed R.J. Swindle as a free agent.

December 1, 2008

Signed Scott Thorman as a free agent.

December 4, 2008

Signed Jorge Julio as a free agent.

December 9, 2008

Signed Mike Lamb as a free agent.

December 12, 2008

Chris Capuano granted Free Agency.

December 16, 2008

Signed Chris Smith as a free agent.

December 17, 2008

Signed Chris Capuano as a free agent.

December 18, 2008

Signed Chris Duffy as a free agent.

December 20, 2008

Signed Trot Nixon as a free agent.

January 8, 2009

Signed Trevor Hoffman as a free agent.

January 15, 2009

Signed Mike Burns as a free agent.

Signed Matt Ginter as a free agent.

Signed Adam Stern as a free agent.

January 23, 2009

Signed Craig Counsell as a free agent.

February 4, 2009

Traded Eric Fryer to the New York Yankees. Received Chase Wright.

February 12, 2009

Signed Braden Looper as a free agent.

February 17, 2009

Signed Eric Gagne as a free agent.

March 8, 2009

Released Eric Gagne.

March 17, 2009

Selected Wes Littleton off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.

March 25, 2009

Released Trot Nixon.

March 31, 2009

Signed Jason Tyner as a free agent.

April 1, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Erick Almonte as a free agent.

Signed Jim Henderson as a free agent.

Released Mike Lamb.

April 3, 2009 (Standings)

Released Scott Thorman.

Selected Joe Koshansky off waivers from the Texas Rangers.

April 7, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Kevin Melillo as a free agent.

April 14, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Drew Anderson as a free agent.

April 22, 2009 (Standings)

Sent Jason Tyner to the Detroit Tigers as part of a conditional deal.

May 12, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Frank Catalanotto as a free agent.

May 15, 2009 (Standings)

Brad Nelson granted Free Agency.

May 21, 2009 (Standings)

Traded Tony Gwynn to the San Diego Padres. Received Jody Gerut.

June 2, 2009 (Standings)

Released Jorge Julio.

June 9, 2009 (Standings)

Drafted Josh Prince in the 3rd round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 2009.

Drafted Hiram Burgos in the 6th round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 2009.

Drafted Khris Davis in the 7th round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed June 26, 2009.

Drafted Sean Halton in the 13th round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 2009.

Drafted Scooter Gennett in the 16th round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed August 17, 2009.

Drafted Caleb Thielbar in the 18th round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 2009.

Drafted Mike Fiers in the 22nd round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed June 11, 2009.

July 19, 2009 (Standings)

Traded Roque Mercedes (minors) and Cole Gillespie to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Felipe Lopez.

July 24, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Brandon Kintzler as a free agent.

July 26, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Jesus Colome as a free agent.

July 31, 2009 (Standings)

Traded Vinny Rottino to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Claudio Vargas.

August 1, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Corey Patterson as a free agent.

August 8, 2009 (Standings)

R.J. Swindle selected by the Tampa Bay Rays off waivers.

August 9, 2009 (Standings)

Purchased David Weathers from the Cincinnati Reds.

August 19, 2009 (Standings)

Traded Bill Hall to the Seattle Mariners. Received Ruben Flores (minors).

August 22, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Tike Redman as a free agent.

Released Tom Wilhelmsen.

August 24, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Jon Knott as a free agent.

September 6, 2009 (Standings)

Released Jesus Colome.

October 6, 2009 (Standings)

Chris Duffy granted Free Agency.

October 26, 2009

Jason Bourgeois selected by the Houston Astros off waivers.

November 5, 2009

Mike Cameron granted Free Agency.

Frank Catalanotto granted Free Agency.

Jason Kendall granted Free Agency.

Felipe Lopez granted Free Agency.

Corey Patterson granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2009

Traded J.J. Hardy to the Minnesota Twins. Received Carlos Gomez.

November 9, 2009

Drew Anderson granted Free Agency.

Chris Capuano granted Free Agency.

Carlos Corporan granted Free Agency.

Craig Counsell granted Free Agency.

Matt Ginter granted Free Agency.

Jon Knott granted Free Agency.

Wes Littleton granted Free Agency.

Kevin Melillo granted Free Agency.

Sam Narron granted Free Agency.

David Weathers granted Free Agency.

Chase Wright granted Free Agency.

November 13, 2009

Braden Looper granted Free Agency.

Claudio Vargas granted Free Agency.

November 18, 2009

Selected George Kottaras off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.

November 25, 2009

Signed John Halama as a free agent.

November 28, 2009

Signed Chris Capuano as a free agent.

December 4, 2009

Signed Trent Oeltjen as a free agent.

Signed Gregg Zaun as a free agent.

December 7, 2009

Selected Luis Cruz off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

December 9, 2009

Signed LaTroy Hawkins as a free agent.

Signed A.J. Murray as a free agent.

Signed Randy Wolf as a free agent.

December 11, 2009

Signed Chris Waters as a free agent.

December 12, 2009

Mark DiFelice granted Free Agency.

Seth McClung granted Free Agency.

Mike Rivera granted Free Agency.

December 14, 2009

Signed Craig Counsell as a free agent.

Signed Claudio Vargas as a free agent.

December 15, 2009

Signed Mark DiFelice as a free agent.

Signed Anderson Machado as a free agent.

December 18, 2009

Signed Kameron Loe as a free agent.

Signed Matt Treanor as a free agent.

January 11, 2010

Signed Norris Hopper as a free agent.

January 22, 2010

Signed Doug Davis as a free agent.

January 27, 2010

Selected Joe Inglett off waivers from the Texas Rangers.

January 28, 2010

Signed Jim Edmonds as a free agent.

February 3, 2010

Selected Marco Estrada off waivers from the Washington Nationals.

February 8, 2010

Signed Chase Wright as a free agent.

February 9, 2010

Signed Scott Schoeneweis as a free agent.

March 13, 2010

Hernan Iribarren selected by the Texas Rangers off waivers.

March 16, 2010

Released John Halama.

March 22, 2010

Traded Matt Treanor to the Texas Rangers. Received Ray Olmedo.

March 23, 2010

Released Scott Schoeneweis.

March 31, 2010

Released Mike Burns.

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