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2012 New York Mets

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2011 / 2013

74-88, Finished 4th in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Terry Collins (74-88)
GM: Sandy Alderson, Farm Dir: Adam Wogan, Scouting Dir: Tom Tanous
Scored 650 runs, Allowed 709 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-87

Ballparks: Citi Field · Attendance: 2,242,803 (11th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 95, Pitching - 96 · one-year: Batting - 95, Pitching - 96

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2011 / 2013 Trades and Transactions

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

October 14, 2011

Luis Hernandez granted Free Agency.

October 18, 2011

The Washington Nationals returned Elvin Ramirez (earlier draft pick).

October 19, 2011

Released Ryota Igarashi.

October 21, 2011

Dale Thayer granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2011

Miguel Batista granted Free Agency.

Chris Capuano granted Free Agency.

Scott Hairston granted Free Agency.

Willie Harris granted Free Agency.

Jason Isringhausen granted Free Agency.

Jose Reyes granted Free Agency.

Chris Young granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2011

Boof Bonser granted Free Agency.

Jason Botts granted Free Agency.

Gustavo Chacin granted Free Agency.

Raul Chavez granted Free Agency.

Jesus Feliciano granted Free Agency.

Luis Figueroa granted Free Agency.

Justin Hampson granted Free Agency.

Chin-lung Hu granted Free Agency.

Val Pascucci granted Free Agency.

Fernando Perez granted Free Agency.

Niuman Romero granted Free Agency.

Dusty Ryan granted Free Agency.

Brian Sweeney granted Free Agency.

Taylor Tankersley granted Free Agency.

Jose De La Torre granted Free Agency.

November 11, 2011

Jason Pridie granted Free Agency.

November 12, 2011

Signed Adam Loewen as a free agent.

November 15, 2011

Taylor Buchholz granted Free Agency.

November 16, 2011

Nick Evans granted Free Agency.

November 17, 2011

Signed Vinny Rottino as a free agent.

Signed Val Pascucci as a free agent.

December 7, 2011

Traded Angel Pagan to the San Francisco Giants. Received Ramon Ramirez and Andres Torres.

Signed Jon Rauch as a free agent.

Signed Frank Francisco as a free agent.

December 8, 2011

Rhiner Cruz drafted by the Houston Astros in the 2011 rule 5 draft.

December 12, 2011

Mike Baxter granted Free Agency.

Selected Jeremy Hefner off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Ronny Paulino granted Free Agency.

Signed Lucas May as a free agent.

Signed Garrett Olson as a free agent.

December 15, 2011

Signed Chuck James as a free agent.

December 16, 2011

Signed Mike Baxter as a free agent.

December 22, 2011

Signed Rob Johnson as a free agent.

January 3, 2012

Signed Omar Quintanilla as a free agent.

January 4, 2012

Signed Jeff Stevens as a free agent.

January 10, 2012

Signed Miguel Batista as a free agent.

Signed Fernando Cabrera as a free agent.

Signed Sean Kazmar as a free agent.

January 11, 2012

Signed Scott Hairston as a free agent.

Fernando Martinez selected by the Houston Astros off waivers.

January 13, 2012

Signed Ronny Cedeno as a free agent.

January 20, 2012

Released Casey Fossum.

January 27, 2012

Signed Matt Tuiasosopo as a free agent.

March 17, 2012

Signed Oswaldo Navarro as a free agent.

March 25, 2012

Signed Justin Hampson as a free agent.

March 26, 2012

Released Tobi Stoner.

Signed Chris Young as a free agent.

March 29, 2012

Signed Josh Rodriguez as a free agent.

April 1, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Bobby Scales as a free agent.

April 4, 2012 (Standings)

Josh Stinson selected by the Milwaukee Brewers off waivers.

April 25, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Brad Emaus as a free agent.

Signed Fred Lewis as a free agent.

May 21, 2012 (Standings)

Released Bobby Scales.

May 25, 2012 (Standings)

Released D.J. Carrasco.

June 2, 2012 (Standings)

Chris Schwinden selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

June 27, 2012 (Standings)

Vinny Rottino selected by the Cleveland Indians off waivers.

July 5, 2012 (Standings)

Released Chuck James.

Selected Chris Schwinden off waivers from the New York Yankees.

July 13, 2012 (Standings)

Signed C.J. Nitkowski as a free agent.

July 20, 2012 (Standings)

Sent Omar Quintanilla to the Baltimore Orioles as part of a conditional deal.

July 24, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Craig Hansen as a free agent.

July 26, 2012 (Standings)

Released Miguel Batista.

August 5, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Scott Patterson as a free agent.

August 10, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Drew Carpenter as a free agent.

August 14, 2012 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the Boston Red Sox. Received Kelly Shoppach. The New York Mets sent Pedro Beato (August 16, 2012) to the Boston Red Sox to complete the trade.

August 16, 2012 (Standings)

Released Scott Patterson.

October 4, 2012 (Standings)

Jack Egbert granted Free Agency.

Garrett Olson granted Free Agency.

October 16, 2012

Justin Hampson granted Free Agency.

October 17, 2012

Rob Johnson granted Free Agency.

October 19, 2012

Fred Lewis granted Free Agency.

October 25, 2012

Selected Anthony Recker off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.

October 29, 2012

Ronny Cedeno granted Free Agency.

Scott Hairston granted Free Agency.

Kelly Shoppach granted Free Agency.

Chris Young granted Free Agency.

Ramon Ramirez granted Free Agency.

Jon Rauch granted Free Agency.

Tim Byrdak granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2012

Fernando Cabrera granted Free Agency.

Drew Carpenter granted Free Agency.

Brad Emaus granted Free Agency.

Sean Kazmar granted Free Agency.

Adam Loewen granted Free Agency.

Lucas May granted Free Agency.

Oswaldo Navarro granted Free Agency.

C.J. Nitkowski granted Free Agency.

Val Pascucci granted Free Agency.

Josh Rodriguez granted Free Agency.

Jeff Stevens granted Free Agency.

Matt Tuiasosopo granted Free Agency.

Mike Nickeas granted Free Agency.

November 7, 2012

Released Jason Bay.

Signed Greg Burke as a free agent.

Signed Mike Nickeas as a free agent.

November 15, 2012

Signed Carlos Torres as a free agent.

November 16, 2012

Signed Brian Bixler as a free agent.

Signed Scott Rice as a free agent.

November 18, 2012

Signed Jamie Hoffmann as a free agent.

November 26, 2012

Purchased Brandon Hicks from the Oakland Athletics.

Signed Tim Byrdak as a free agent.

November 30, 2012

Manny Acosta granted Free Agency.

Mike Pelfrey granted Free Agency.

Andres Torres granted Free Agency.

December 17, 2012

Traded R.A. Dickey, Mike Nickeas and Josh Thole to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Wuilmer Becerra (minors), Noah Syndergaard (minors), John Buck and Travis d'Arnaud.

December 18, 2012

Traded Jefry Marte (minors) to the Oakland Athletics. Received Collin Cowgill.

December 19, 2012

Signed Josh Rodriguez as a free agent.

December 27, 2012

Signed Aaron Laffey as a free agent.

January 2, 2013

Signed Andrew Brown as a free agent.

January 5, 2013

Signed Omar Quintanilla as a free agent.

January 18, 2013

Signed Landon Powell as a free agent.

January 21, 2013

Signed Pedro Feliciano as a free agent.

January 29, 2013

Signed Scott Atchison as a free agent.

January 30, 2013

Signed Shaun Marcum as a free agent.

Signed Corey Patterson as a free agent.

Signed Mike Wilson as a free agent.

January 31, 2013

Signed LaTroy Hawkins as a free agent.

February 1, 2013

Signed Marlon Byrd as a free agent.

February 8, 2013

Signed Brandon Lyon as a free agent.

February 14, 2013

Signed Justin Hampson as a free agent.

February 23, 2013

Signed Rhyne Hughes as a free agent.

March 17, 2013

Sold Elvin Ramirez to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

March 25, 2013

Released Pedro Feliciano.

March 27, 2013

Signed Pedro Feliciano as a free agent.

March 30, 2013

Released Corey Patterson.

Released Mike Wilson.

Released Craig Hansen.

Released Danny Herrera.

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2011 / 2013 Trades and Transactions