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2011 New York Yankees

Trades and Transactions

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97-65, Finished 1st in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Joe Girardi (97-65)
GM: Brian Cashman, Farm Dir: Pat Roessler, Scouting Dir: Damon Oppenheimer
Scored 867 runs, Allowed 657 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 101-61

Ballparks: Yankee Stadium III · Attendance: 3,653,680 (1st of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 106, Pitching - 105 · one-year: Batting - 108, Pitching - 106

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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.

October 21, 2010

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.

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.

April 9, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Carlos Silva as a free agent.

April 18, 2011 (Standings)

Previous waiver selection of Brian Schlitter by the Philadelphia Phillies voided and player returned.

Previous waiver selection of Brian Schlitter from the Chicago Cubs voided and player returned.

May 1, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Brad Halsey as a free agent.

Kevin Millwood granted Free Agency.

May 6, 2011 (Standings)

Selected Jess Todd off waivers from the Cleveland Indians.

May 16, 2011 (Standings)

Jess Todd selected by the St. Louis Cardinals off waivers.

May 17, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Randy Flores as a free agent.

May 25, 2011 (Standings)

Selected Kanekoa Texeira off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.

May 27, 2011 (Standings)

Released Brian Anderson.

Released Andy Sisco.

June 8, 2011 (Standings)

Selected Jeff Marquez off waivers from the Chicago White Sox.

June 13, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Greg Smith as a free agent.

Signed Cory Wade as a free agent.

June 15, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Brian Gordon as a free agent.

June 18, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Vidal Nuno as a free agent.

June 23, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Mike Lamb as a free agent.

Signed Terry Tiffee as a free agent.

June 29, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Logan Kensing as a free agent.

Purchased Sergio Mitre from the Milwaukee Brewers.

July 2, 2011 (Standings)

Released Carlos Silva.

July 4, 2011 (Standings)

Released Fernando Hernandez.

July 6, 2011 (Standings)

Released Kanekoa Texeira.

July 8, 2011 (Standings)

Released Brian Gordon.

July 14, 2011 (Standings)

Signed J.C. Romero as a free agent.

July 19, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Kanekoa Texeira as a free agent.

July 21, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Marcus Thames as a free agent.

August 2, 2011 (Standings)

Released Randy Flores.

August 8, 2011 (Standings)

Released J.C. Romero.

August 13, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Scott Proctor as a free agent.

August 15, 2011 (Standings)

Released Greg Smith.

August 16, 2011 (Standings)

Selected Raul Valdes off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals.

August 18, 2011 (Standings)

Released Buddy Carlyle.

August 19, 2011 (Standings)

Selected Aaron Laffey off waivers from the Seattle Mariners.

August 22, 2011 (Standings)

Released Terry Tiffee.

September 9, 2011 (Standings)

Lance Pendleton selected by the Houston Astros off waivers.

October 3, 2011 (Standings)

Gustavo Molina granted Free Agency.

October 11, 2011 (Standings)

Scott Proctor granted Free Agency.

Raul Valdes granted Free Agency.

Aaron Laffey selected by the Kansas City Royals off waivers.

October 30, 2011

Luis Ayala granted Free Agency.

Eric Chavez granted Free Agency.

Bartolo Colon granted Free Agency.

Freddy Garcia granted Free Agency.

Andruw Jones granted Free Agency.

Damaso Marte granted Free Agency.

Sergio Mitre granted Free Agency.

Jorge Posada granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2011

Andrew Brackman granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2011

Doug Bernier granted Free Agency.

Steve Garrison granted Free Agency.

Brad Halsey granted Free Agency.

Kei Igawa granted Free Agency.

Logan Kensing granted Free Agency.

Mike Lamb granted Free Agency.

Jeff Marquez granted Free Agency.

Mark Prior granted Free Agency.

Jose Quintana granted Free Agency.

Kanekoa Texeira granted Free Agency.

November 16, 2011

Signed Mike O'Connor as a free agent.

November 23, 2011

Signed Jayson Nix as a free agent.

December 8, 2011

Released Greg Golson.

Purchased Cesar Cabral from the Kansas City Royals.

December 9, 2011

Signed Freddy Garcia as a free agent.

December 13, 2011

Signed Matt Daley as a free agent.

Signed Gustavo Molina as a free agent.

December 28, 2011

Signed Hideki Okajima as a free agent.

December 31, 2011

Signed Andruw Jones as a free agent.

January 4, 2012

Signed Cole Garner as a free agent.

Signed Dewayne Wise as a free agent.

January 5, 2012

Signed Doug Bernier as a free agent.

January 23, 2012

Traded Jesus Montero and Hector Noesi to the Seattle Mariners. Received Jose Campos (minors) and Michael Pineda.

January 26, 2012

Signed Hiroki Kuroda as a free agent.

January 30, 2012

Signed Manny Delcarmen as a free agent.

February 8, 2012

Signed Russell Branyan as a free agent.

Signed Bill Hall as a free agent.

February 17, 2012

Released Hideki Okajima.

February 18, 2012

Signed Clay Rapada as a free agent.

February 19, 2012

Traded A.J. Burnett and cash to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Exicardo Cayones (minors) and Diego Moreno (minors).

February 21, 2012

Signed Eric Chavez as a free agent.

Signed Raul Ibanez as a free agent.

February 22, 2012

Signed David Aardsma as a free agent.

March 16, 2012

Signed Andy Pettitte as a free agent.

March 28, 2012

Signed Jack Cust as a free agent.

Selected Craig Tatum off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

March 29, 2012

Signed Steve Pearce as a free agent.

April 1, 2012

Signed Jason Bulger as a free agent.

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2010 / 2012 Trades and Transactions