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2011 Minnesota Twins

Trades and Transactions

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63-99, Finished 5th in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ron Gardenhire (63-99)
GM: Bill Smith (Fired 11/7/2011), Farm Dir: Jim Rantz, Scouting Dir: Deron Johnson
Scored 619 runs, Allowed 804 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 62-100

Ballparks: Target Field · Attendance: 3,168,116 (2nd of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 99, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 95, Pitching - 97

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2010 / 2012 Trades and Transactions

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

November 1, 2010

Jesse Crain granted Free Agency.

Randy Flores granted Free Agency.

Brian Fuentes granted Free Agency.

Matt Guerrier granted Free Agency.

Orlando Hudson granted Free Agency.

Ron Mahay granted Free Agency.

Carl Pavano granted Free Agency.

Nick Punto granted Free Agency.

Jon Rauch granted Free Agency.

Jim Thome granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2010

D'Angelo Jimenez granted Free Agency.

Jacque Jones granted Free Agency.

Matt Macri granted Free Agency.

Mike Maroth granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2010

Brock Peterson granted Free Agency.

Charlie Zink granted Free Agency.

November 9, 2010

Signed Eric Hacker as a free agent.

November 11, 2010

Signed Yorman Bazardo as a free agent.

November 17, 2010

Signed Jeff Bailey as a free agent.

Signed Phil Dumatrait as a free agent.

November 19, 2010

Signed Justin Huber as a free agent.

December 9, 2010

Drafted Scott Diamond from the Atlanta Braves in the 2010 rule 5 draft.

Traded J.J. Hardy and Brendan Harris to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Brett Jacobson (minors) and Jim Hoey.

December 16, 2010

Purchased Tsuyoshi Nishioka from Chiba Lotte Marines (Japan Pacific).

Traded Jose Morales to the Colorado Rockies. Received Paul Bargas (minors).

December 18, 2010

Signed Michael Hollimon as a free agent.

December 20, 2010

Signed Matthew Brown as a free agent.

Signed Chuck James as a free agent.

December 23, 2010

Signed Steve Holm as a free agent.

Signed Rene Rivera as a free agent.

January 14, 2011

Signed Jim Thome as a free agent.

January 19, 2011

Signed Carl Pavano as a free agent.

January 26, 2011

Selected Dusty Hughes off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.

January 28, 2011

Rob Delaney selected by the Tampa Bay Rays off waivers.

March 10, 2011

Signed Andrew Albers as a free agent.

March 20, 2011

Pat Neshek selected by the San Diego Padres off waivers.

May 9, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Aaron Bates as a free agent.

June 2, 2011 (Standings)

Purchased Jeremy Reed from the Milwaukee Brewers.

June 3, 2011 (Standings)

Released Matthew Brown.

June 16, 2011 (Standings)

Released Yorman Bazardo.

June 20, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Thomas Diamond as a free agent.

July 22, 2011 (Standings)

Released Thomas Diamond.

August 15, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Delmon Young to the Detroit Tigers. Received a player to be named later and Cole Nelson (minors). The Detroit Tigers sent Lester Oliveros (August 16, 2011) to the Minnesota Twins to complete the trade.

August 18, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Caleb Thielbar as a free agent.

August 25, 2011 (Standings)

Sold Jim Thome to the Cleveland Indians.

September 27, 2011 (Standings)

Selected Esmerling Vasquez off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

September 29, 2011 (Standings)

Steve Holm granted Free Agency.

October 4, 2011 (Standings)

Eric Hacker granted Free Agency.

October 11, 2011 (Standings)

Jeremy Reed granted Free Agency.

October 14, 2011 (Standings)

Jason Repko granted Free Agency.

Rene Rivera granted Free Agency.

Matt Tolbert granted Free Agency.

October 20, 2011

Brian Dinkelman granted Free Agency.

Phil Dumatrait granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2011

Matt Capps granted Free Agency.

Michael Cuddyer granted Free Agency.

Jason Kubel granted Free Agency.

Joe Nathan granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2011

Selected Jeff Gray off waivers from the Seattle Mariners.

Selected Matt Maloney off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds.

November 2, 2011

Jeff Bailey granted Free Agency.

Dusty Hughes granted Free Agency.

Chuck James granted Free Agency.

Yangervis Solarte granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2011

Signed Brian Dinkelman as a free agent.

November 11, 2011

Signed Jared Burton as a free agent.

November 16, 2011

Signed Jamey Carroll as a free agent.

November 17, 2011

Signed Matt Carson as a free agent.

Signed Sam Deduno as a free agent.

Signed Wilkin Ramirez as a free agent.

November 18, 2011

Signed Jason Bulger as a free agent.

November 22, 2011

Signed Phil Dumatrait as a free agent.

Signed Luis Perdomo as a free agent.

Signed Daryl Thompson as a free agent.

November 23, 2011

Signed Ryan Doumit as a free agent.

December 5, 2011

Selected Pedro Florimon off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.

December 6, 2011

Signed Matt Capps as a free agent.

Traded Kevin Slowey to the Colorado Rockies. Received a player to be named later. The Colorado Rockies sent Daniel Turpen (minors) (December 8, 2011) to the Minnesota Twins to complete the trade.

December 12, 2011

Jose Mijares granted Free Agency.

Jim Hoey selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

December 13, 2011

Signed Rene Rivera as a free agent.

December 14, 2011

Signed Sean Burroughs as a free agent.

Signed P.J. Walters as a free agent.

December 15, 2011

Signed Steve Pearce as a free agent.

Signed Aaron Thompson as a free agent.

Signed J.R. Towles as a free agent.

Signed Josh Willingham as a free agent.

December 22, 2011

Signed Jason Marquis as a free agent.

January 3, 2012

Signed Casey Fien as a free agent.

January 18, 2012

Signed Joel Zumaya as a free agent.

January 27, 2012

Signed Luke French as a free agent.

February 2, 2012

Signed Chris Colabello as a free agent.

February 9, 2012

Selected Darin Mastroianni off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.

March 27, 2012

Released Jason Bulger.

Released Steve Pearce.

March 28, 2012

Released Joel Zumaya.

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