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Trades and Transactions

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95-67, Finished 2nd in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Joe Girardi (95-67)
GM: Brian Cashman, Farm Dir: Pat Roessler, Scouting Dir: Damon Oppenheimer
Scored 859 runs, Allowed 693 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 97-65

Ballparks: Yankee Stadium III · Attendance: 3,765,807 (1st of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 106, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 113, Pitching - 111

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2009 / 2011 Trades and Transactions

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

November 9, 2009

Doug Bernier granted Free Agency.

Johnny Damon granted Free Agency.

Eric Hinske granted Free Agency.

Hideki Matsui granted Free Agency.

Jose Molina granted Free Agency.

Xavier Nady granted Free Agency.

Cody Ransom granted Free Agency.

John Rodriguez granted Free Agency.

Humberto Sanchez granted Free Agency.

Chris Stewart granted Free Agency.

Jose Valdez granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2009

Jerry Hairston granted Free Agency.

November 11, 2009

Freddy Guzman granted Free Agency.

Josh Towers granted Free Agency.

November 17, 2009

Sergio Mitre granted Free Agency.

November 19, 2009

Andy Pettitte granted Free Agency.

November 25, 2009

Shelley Duncan granted Free Agency.

December 7, 2009

Traded Brian Bruney to the Washington Nationals. Received a player to be named later. The Washington Nationals sent Jamie Hoffmann (December 10, 2009) to the New York Yankees to complete the trade.

December 8, 2009

Signed Andy Pettitte as a free agent.

As part of a 3-team trade, traded Phil Coke and Austin Jackson to the Detroit Tigers and Ian Kennedy to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Curtis Granderson from the Detroit Tigers. In addition, the Detroit Tigers sent Edwin Jackson to the Arizona Diamondbacks; and the Arizona Diamondbacks sent Max Scherzer and Daniel Schlereth to the Detroit Tigers.

December 10, 2009

Zach Kroenke drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2009 rule 5 draft.

Kanekoa Texeira drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 2009 rule 5 draft.

December 12, 2009

Chien-Ming Wang granted Free Agency.

December 18, 2009

Signed Nick Johnson as a free agent.

December 21, 2009

Signed Mike Rivera as a free agent.

December 22, 2009

Signed Reid Gorecki as a free agent.

Traded Melky Cabrera, Mike Dunn, Arodys Vizcaino and cash to the Atlanta Braves. Received Boone Logan and Javier Vazquez.

January 5, 2010

Signed Royce Ring as a free agent.

Signed Zack Segovia as a free agent.

January 6, 2010

Signed Sergio Mitre as a free agent.

January 26, 2010

Traded Mitch Hilligoss (minors) and cash to the Texas Rangers. Received Greg Golson.

February 8, 2010

Signed Randy Winn as a free agent.

February 10, 2010

Signed Marcus Thames as a free agent.

February 16, 2010

Signed Dustin Moseley as a free agent.

February 28, 2010

Signed Chan Ho Park as a free agent.

March 9, 2010

Sold Edwar Ramirez to the Texas Rangers.

March 22, 2010

Returned Jamie Hoffmann (earlier draft pick) to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

March 25, 2010

Released Chad Gaudin.

April 3, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Chad Moeller as a free agent.

Signed John Van Benschoten as a free agent.

Released Mike Rivera.

Traded player to be named to the Colorado Rockies. Received Robby Hammock.

April 7, 2010 (Standings)

Selected Chad Huffman off waivers from the San Diego Padres.

May 8, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Justin Christian as a free agent.

May 13, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Tim Redding as a free agent.

May 14, 2010 (Standings)

Released Christian Garcia.

Selected Shane Lindsay off waivers from the Colorado Rockies.

May 21, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Rene Rivera as a free agent.

May 26, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Chad Gaudin as a free agent.

May 28, 2010 (Standings)

Released Randy Winn.

June 1, 2010 (Standings)

Shane Lindsay selected by the Cleveland Indians off waivers.

June 8, 2010 (Standings)

Drafted Tommy Kahnle in the 5th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed August 3, 2010.

Drafted Chase Whitley in the 15th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed June 24, 2010.

Drafted Preston Claiborne in the 17th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 2010.

June 17, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Eric Bruntlett as a free agent.

July 9, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Chad Tracy as a free agent.

July 30, 2010 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the Cleveland Indians. Received Austin Kearns. The New York Yankees sent Zach McAllister (August 20, 2010) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

July 31, 2010 (Standings)

Chad Tracy granted Free Agency.

Traded players to be named later to the Cleveland Indians. Received Kerry Wood and cash. The New York Yankees sent Andrew Shive (minors) (October 21, 2010) and Matt Cusick (minors) (October 21, 2010) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

Traded Mark Melancon and Jimmy Paredes to the Houston Astros. Received Lance Berkman.

August 4, 2010 (Standings)

Chan Ho Park selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates off waivers.

August 5, 2010 (Standings)

Released Tim Redding.

September 9, 2010 (Standings)

Selected Steve Garrison off waivers from the San Diego Padres.

September 17, 2010 (Standings)

Chad Huffman selected by the Cleveland Indians off waivers.

November 1, 2010

Lance Berkman granted Free Agency.

Derek Jeter granted Free Agency.

Nick Johnson granted Free Agency.

Austin Kearns granted Free Agency.

Chad Moeller granted Free Agency.

Andy Pettitte granted Free Agency.

Mariano Rivera granted Free Agency.

Marcus Thames granted Free Agency.

Javier Vazquez granted Free Agency.

Kerry Wood granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2010

Chad Gaudin granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2010

Royce Ring granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2010

Eric Bruntlett granted Free Agency.

Justin Christian granted Free Agency.

Reid Gorecki granted Free Agency.

Robby Hammock granted Free Agency.

Jason Hirsh granted Free Agency.

Jose Quintana granted Free Agency.

Rene Rivera granted Free Agency.

Zack Segovia granted Free Agency.

John Van Benschoten granted Free Agency.

November 18, 2010

Traded Juan Miranda to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Scottie Allen (minors).

November 19, 2010

Signed Neal Cotts as a free agent.

Released Jonathan Albaladejo.

November 27, 2010

Signed Brian Anderson as a free agent.

Signed Andy Sisco as a free agent.

December 2, 2010

Signed Buddy Carlyle as a free agent.

Alfredo Aceves granted Free Agency.

Dustin Moseley granted Free Agency.

December 7, 2010

Signed Derek Jeter as a free agent.

Signed Mariano Rivera as a free agent.

December 9, 2010

George Kontos drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 2010 rule 5 draft.

Lance Pendleton drafted by the Houston Astros in the 2010 rule 5 draft.

December 15, 2010

Signed Doug Bernier as a free agent.

Signed Russell Martin as a free agent.

Signed Gustavo Molina as a free agent.

Signed Mark Prior as a free agent.

Signed Jose Quintana as a free agent.

December 19, 2010

Signed Luis Vizcaino as a free agent.

January 3, 2011

Signed Pedro Feliciano as a free agent.

January 5, 2011

Selected Brian Schlitter off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.

January 18, 2011

Signed Rafael Soriano as a free agent.

January 20, 2011

Signed Warner Madrigal as a free agent.

January 26, 2011

Signed Bartolo Colon as a free agent.

February 2, 2011

Traded Adam Olbrychowski (minors) to the Washington Nationals. Received Justin Maxwell.

February 3, 2011

Signed Freddy Garcia as a free agent.

February 4, 2011

Signed Eric Chavez as a free agent.

February 8, 2011

Signed Ronnie Belliard as a free agent.

February 9, 2011

Signed Luis Ayala as a free agent.

Free agent signing of Luis Vizcaino voided.

February 14, 2011

Signed Andruw Jones as a free agent.

February 15, 2011

Brian Schlitter selected by the Philadelphia Phillies off waivers.

February 16, 2011

Signed Fernando Hernandez as a free agent.

Released Neal Cotts.

February 18, 2011

Released Andy Sisco.

February 19, 2011

Signed Andy Sisco as a free agent.

March 14, 2011

The San Diego Padres returned George Kontos (earlier draft pick).

March 25, 2011

Signed Kevin Millwood as a free agent.

Traded Sergio Mitre to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Chris Dickerson.

March 27, 2011

The Houston Astros returned Lance Pendleton (earlier draft pick).

March 28, 2011

Released Ronnie Belliard.

March 31, 2011

Released Romulo Sanchez.

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