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2012 Milwaukee Brewers

Trades and Transactions

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83-79, Finished 3rd in NL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ron Roenicke (83-79)
GM: Douglas Melvin, Farm Dir: Reid Nichols, Scouting Dir: Bruce Seid
Scored 776 runs, Allowed 733 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-77

Ballparks: Miller Park · Attendance: 2,831,385 (6th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 105, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 104, Pitching - 103

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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 7, 2011

Mike Rivera granted Free Agency.

October 17, 2011

Brandon Boggs granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2011

Yuniesky Betancourt granted Free Agency.

Craig Counsell granted Free Agency.

Prince Fielder granted Free Agency.

Jerry Hairston granted Free Agency.

LaTroy Hawkins granted Free Agency.

Mark Kotsay granted Free Agency.

Francisco Rodriguez granted Free Agency.

Takashi Saito granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2011

Erick Almonte granted Free Agency.

Jordan Brown granted Free Agency.

Mark DiFelice granted Free Agency.

Andy Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

Sean Green granted Free Agency.

Justin James granted Free Agency.

Anderson Machado granted Free Agency.

Sam Narron granted Free Agency.

Shawn Riggans granted Free Agency.

Zack Segovia granted Free Agency.

Mitch Stetter granted Free Agency.

Josh Wilson granted Free Agency.

Chase Wright granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2011

Signed Erick Almonte as a free agent.

December 7, 2011

Signed Francisco Rodriguez as a free agent.

December 8, 2011

Lucas Luetge drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 2011 rule 5 draft.

December 9, 2011

Signed Alex Gonzalez as a free agent.

Signed Andy Gonzalez as a free agent.

Signed Mike Rivera as a free agent.

December 12, 2011

Signed Travis Ishikawa as a free agent.

Traded Casey McGehee to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Jose Veras.

December 13, 2011

Signed Aramis Ramirez as a free agent.

December 21, 2011

Signed Cesar Izturis as a free agent.

Signed Juan Perez as a free agent.

January 5, 2012

Signed Victor Garate as a free agent.

January 9, 2012

Signed Brooks Conrad as a free agent.

January 10, 2012

Signed Seth McClung as a free agent.

January 11, 2012

Signed Paul Phillips as a free agent.

Selected Jeff Bianchi off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.

January 17, 2012

Purchased Nori Aoki from Yakult Swallows (Japan Central).

January 21, 2012

Signed Vinnie Chulk as a free agent.

January 30, 2012

Signed Corey Patterson as a free agent.

February 22, 2012

Signed Jay Gibbons as a free agent.

March 16, 2012

Frankie De La Cruz selected by the Chicago Cubs off waivers.

March 29, 2012

Signed Jason Jaramillo as a free agent.

Zelous Wheeler selected by the Baltimore Orioles off waivers.

March 30, 2012

Released Mike Rivera.

April 1, 2012 (Standings)

Released Jay Gibbons.

April 4, 2012 (Standings)

Selected Josh Stinson off waivers from the New York Mets.

April 11, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Mitch Stetter as a free agent.

May 1, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Jordan Brown as a free agent.

May 4, 2012 (Standings)

Released Zach Braddock.

May 8, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Tommy Manzella as a free agent.

May 16, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Claudio Vargas as a free agent.

May 23, 2012 (Standings)

Selected Cody Ransom off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

May 24, 2012 (Standings)

Sold Paul Phillips to the Toronto Blue Jays.

June 5, 2012 (Standings)

Drafted Buck Farmer in the 15th round of the 2012 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 21, 2012 (Standings)

Brooks Conrad selected by the Tampa Bay Rays off waivers.

June 22, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Livan Hernandez as a free agent.

June 28, 2012 (Standings)

Selected Hector Gomez off waivers from the Colorado Rockies.

July 12, 2012 (Standings)

Released Victor Garate.

July 27, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Zack Greinke to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Received Ariel Pena (minors), Johnny Hellweg and Jean Segura.

July 28, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Humberto Quintero as a free agent.

Traded George Kottaras to the Oakland Athletics. Received Fautino De Los Santos.

July 29, 2012 (Standings)

Released Tommy Manzella.

July 30, 2012 (Standings)

Released Seth McClung.

August 6, 2012 (Standings)

Cesar Izturis selected by the Washington Nationals off waivers.

August 14, 2012 (Standings)

Released Jason Jaramillo.

August 22, 2012 (Standings)

Released Randy Wolf.

August 31, 2012 (Standings)

Cody Ransom selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks off waivers.

September 21, 2012 (Standings)

Received Yorvit Torrealba from the Toronto Blue Jays as part of a conditional deal.

October 4, 2012 (Standings)

Tim Dillard granted Free Agency.

October 5, 2012 (Standings)

Vinnie Chulk granted Free Agency.

October 10, 2012 (Standings)

Juan Perez granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2012 (Standings)

Edwin Maysonet granted Free Agency.

October 17, 2012

Livan Hernandez granted Free Agency.

Yorvit Torrealba granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2012

Alex Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

Shaun Marcum granted Free Agency.

Humberto Quintero granted Free Agency.

Francisco Rodriguez granted Free Agency.

Jose Veras granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2012

Kameron Loe granted Free Agency.

Nyjer Morgan granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2012

Erick Almonte granted Free Agency.

Jordan Brown granted Free Agency.

Josh Butler granted Free Agency.

Andy Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

Travis Ishikawa granted Free Agency.

Mike McClendon granted Free Agency.

Corey Patterson granted Free Agency.

Mitch Stetter granted Free Agency.

Claudio Vargas granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2012

Signed Jairo Asencio as a free agent.

November 14, 2012

Signed Blake Lalli as a free agent.

November 15, 2012

Signed Zach Kroenke as a free agent.

November 16, 2012

Signed Frankie De La Cruz as a free agent.

November 30, 2012

Manny Parra granted Free Agency.

December 1, 2012

Traded Raul Mondesi (minors) to the Tampa Bay Rays. Received Burke Badenhop.

December 3, 2012

Signed Chris Jakubauskas as a free agent.

December 6, 2012

Eric Farris drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 2012 rule 5 draft.

December 13, 2012

Signed Blake Davis as a free agent.

December 17, 2012

Signed Donnie Murphy as a free agent.

December 21, 2012

Signed Tom Gorzelanny as a free agent.

December 22, 2012

Signed Jim Hoey as a free agent.

January 2, 2013

Signed Rene Tosoni as a free agent.

January 3, 2013

Signed Cole Garner as a free agent.

January 7, 2013

Signed Mike Gonzalez as a free agent.

January 10, 2013

Signed Kelvim Escobar as a free agent.

January 18, 2013

Signed Robinzon Diaz as a free agent.

January 22, 2013

Signed Bobby Crosby as a free agent.

January 31, 2013

Signed Alfredo Figaro as a free agent.

February 6, 2013

Signed Alex Gonzalez as a free agent.

Fautino De Los Santos selected by the San Diego Padres off waivers.

March 10, 2013

Released Kelvim Escobar.

March 18, 2013

Released Bobby Crosby.

March 25, 2013

Sent Jairo Asencio to the Baltimore Orioles as part of a conditional deal.

Signed Kyle Lohse as a free agent.

March 26, 2013

Signed Yuniesky Betancourt as a free agent.

March 27, 2013

Released Donnie Murphy.

March 29, 2013

Josh Stinson selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

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