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2010 Milwaukee Brewers

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2009 / 2011

77-85, Finished 3rd in NL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ken Macha (77-85)
GM: Douglas Melvin, Farm Dir: Reid Nichols, Scouting Dir: Bruce Seid
Scored 750 runs, Allowed 804 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-86

Ballparks: Miller Park · Attendance: 2,776,531 (7th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 101

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2009 / 2011 Trades and Transactions

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

October 6, 2009

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.

May 3, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Drew Anderson as a free agent.

May 12, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Josh Anderson as a free agent.

May 25, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Jeff Bennett as a free agent.

June 3, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Brian Bruney as a free agent.

June 4, 2010 (Standings)

Released Claudio Vargas.

June 5, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Sam Narron as a free agent.

June 7, 2010 (Standings)

Released Jeff Suppan.

June 8, 2010 (Standings)

Drafted Jimmy Nelson in the 2nd round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed June 22, 2010.

Drafted Tyler Thornburg in the 3rd round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed June 11, 2010.

June 11, 2010 (Standings)

Released Josh Anderson.

June 13, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Marty McLeary as a free agent.

June 22, 2010 (Standings)

Released Brian Bruney.

Released A.J. Murray.

July 2, 2010 (Standings)

Released Trent Oeltjen.

August 9, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Jim Edmonds to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Chris Dickerson.

August 13, 2010 (Standings)

Released Jody Gerut.

August 23, 2010 (Standings)

Released David Riske.

October 6, 2010 (Standings)

Chris Smith granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2010 (Standings)

Adam Stern granted Free Agency.

October 14, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Mike Rivera as a free agent.

November 1, 2010

Chris Capuano granted Free Agency.

Craig Counsell granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2010

Doug Davis granted Free Agency.

Selected Justin James off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.

Gregg Zaun granted Free Agency.

Trevor Hoffman granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2010

Drew Anderson granted Free Agency.

Jeff Bennett granted Free Agency.

Jim Henderson granted Free Agency.

Norris Hopper granted Free Agency.

Joe Koshansky granted Free Agency.

Marty McLeary granted Free Agency.

Ray Olmedo granted Free Agency.

Angel Salome granted Free Agency.

Chris Waters granted Free Agency.

Sam Narron granted Free Agency.

November 7, 2010

Dave Bush granted Free Agency.

November 22, 2010

Signed Zack Segovia as a free agent.

November 24, 2010

Signed Brandon Boggs as a free agent.

December 2, 2010

Todd Coffey granted Free Agency.

Joe Inglett granted Free Agency.

December 3, 2010

Sold Carlos Villanueva to the Toronto Blue Jays.

December 5, 2010

Signed Sam Narron as a free agent.

December 6, 2010

Traded Brett Lawrie to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Shaun Marcum.

December 10, 2010

Signed Wil Nieves as a free agent.

December 13, 2010

Released Caleb Thielbar.

December 19, 2010

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

December 20, 2010

Signed Edwin Maysonet as a free agent.

December 21, 2010

Signed Jim Henderson as a free agent.

December 22, 2010

Signed Sean Green as a free agent.

Signed Craig Counsell as a free agent.

January 1, 2011

Signed Shawn Riggans as a free agent.

January 5, 2011

Signed Takashi Saito as a free agent.

January 12, 2011

Signed Frankie De La Cruz as a free agent.

January 21, 2011

Signed Jeremy Reed as a free agent.

February 4, 2011

Signed Mark Kotsay as a free agent.

March 22, 2011

Purchased Brett Carroll from the Kansas City Royals.

March 25, 2011

Traded Chris Dickerson to the New York Yankees. Received Sergio Mitre.

March 27, 2011

Traded Cutter Dykstra (minors) and cash to the Washington Nationals. Received Nyjer Morgan.

March 28, 2011

Released Luis Cruz.

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2009 / 2011 Trades and Transactions