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2012 New York Yankees

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2011 / 2013

95-67, Finished 1st in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Joe Girardi (95-67)
GM: Brian Cashman, Farm Dir: Mark Newman, Scouting Dir: Damon Oppenheimer
Scored 804 runs, Allowed 668 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 95-67

Ballparks: Yankee Stadium III · Attendance: 3,542,406 (1st of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 104, Pitching - 103 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 98

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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 3, 2011

Gustavo Molina granted Free Agency.

October 11, 2011

Aaron Laffey selected by the Kansas City Royals off waivers.

Scott Proctor granted Free Agency.

Raul Valdes granted Free Agency.

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 (Standings)

Signed Jason Bulger as a free agent.

April 4, 2012 (Standings)

Bill Hall granted Free Agency.

Signed Ramon Ortiz as a free agent.

Traded George Kontos to the San Francisco Giants. Received Chris Stewart.

April 5, 2012 (Standings)

Selected Cody Eppley off waivers from the Texas Rangers.

April 8, 2012 (Standings)

Justin Maxwell selected by the Houston Astros off waivers.

April 17, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Nelson Figueroa as a free agent.

May 12, 2012 (Standings)

Selected Justin Thomas off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.

May 17, 2012 (Standings)

Selected Matt Antonelli off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.

May 25, 2012 (Standings)

Signed John Maine as a free agent.

May 29, 2012 (Standings)

Selected Ryota Igarashi off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.

June 2, 2012 (Standings)

Sold Steve Pearce to the Baltimore Orioles.

June 24, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Jon Meloan as a free agent.

June 26, 2012 (Standings)

Selected Danny Farquhar off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.

June 29, 2012 (Standings)

Selected Chris Schwinden off waivers from the Cleveland Indians.

July 1, 2012 (Standings)

Received Chad Qualls from the Philadelphia Phillies as part of a conditional deal.

July 4, 2012 (Standings)

Selected Darnell McDonald off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.

July 5, 2012 (Standings)

Chris Schwinden selected by the New York Mets off waivers.

Released Matt Antonelli.

July 13, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Kosuke Fukudome as a free agent.

July 19, 2012 (Standings)

Released Nelson Figueroa.

July 23, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Danny Farquhar and D.J. Mitchell to the Seattle Mariners. Received Ichiro Suzuki.

July 31, 2012 (Standings)

Released Dewayne Wise.

Traded Chad Qualls to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Casey McGehee.

August 1, 2012 (Standings)

Released Colin Curtis.

Released Jack Cust.

August 10, 2012 (Standings)

Released Russell Branyan.

August 13, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Derek Lowe as a free agent.

August 27, 2012 (Standings)

Purchased Steve Pearce from the Houston Astros.

September 1, 2012 (Standings)

Brandon Laird selected by the Houston Astros off waivers.

September 3, 2012 (Standings)

Released Kosuke Fukudome.

September 29, 2012 (Standings)

Steve Pearce selected by the Baltimore Orioles off waivers.

October 4, 2012 (Standings)

Ryota Igarashi granted Free Agency.

October 5, 2012 (Standings)

Darnell McDonald granted Free Agency.

October 17, 2012

Justin Thomas granted Free Agency.

Cory Wade selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

October 29, 2012

Eric Chavez granted Free Agency.

Freddy Garcia granted Free Agency.

Raul Ibanez granted Free Agency.

Andruw Jones granted Free Agency.

Russell Martin granted Free Agency.

Ichiro Suzuki granted Free Agency.

Nick Swisher granted Free Agency.

Hiroki Kuroda granted Free Agency.

Derek Lowe granted Free Agency.

Andy Pettitte granted Free Agency.

Mariano Rivera granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2012

Casey McGehee granted Free Agency.

Rafael Soriano granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2012

Doug Bernier granted Free Agency.

Jason Bulger granted Free Agency.

Manny Delcarmen granted Free Agency.

Pedro Feliciano granted Free Agency.

Cole Garner granted Free Agency.

John Maine granted Free Agency.

Jon Meloan granted Free Agency.

Gustavo Molina granted Free Agency.

Mike O'Connor granted Free Agency.

Ramon Ortiz granted Free Agency.

Ramiro Pena granted Free Agency.

Kevin Russo granted Free Agency.

Craig Tatum granted Free Agency.

Kevin Whelan granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2012

Selected Eli Whiteside off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.

November 6, 2012

Selected David Herndon off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.

Selected Josh Spence off waivers from the San Diego Padres.

November 20, 2012

Signed Hiroki Kuroda as a free agent.

Selected Mickey Storey off waivers from the Houston Astros.

David Herndon granted Free Agency.

November 28, 2012

Signed Andy Pettitte as a free agent.

November 30, 2012

Selected Jim Miller off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.

Signed Mariano Rivera as a free agent.

December 3, 2012

Eli Whiteside selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

December 6, 2012

Mickey Storey selected by the Houston Astros off waivers.

December 13, 2012

Signed Bobby Wilson as a free agent.

Signed Gil Velazquez as a free agent.

December 14, 2012

Signed Kevin Youkilis as a free agent.

December 19, 2012

Signed Ichiro Suzuki as a free agent.

December 21, 2012

Released Warner Madrigal.

December 26, 2012

Signed Matt Diaz as a free agent.

January 4, 2013

Selected Russ Canzler off waivers from the Cleveland Indians.

January 11, 2013

Released Chris Dickerson.

January 18, 2013

Signed Thomas Neal as a free agent.

January 24, 2013

Signed Dan Johnson as a free agent.

January 28, 2013

Signed Juan Rivera as a free agent.

February 1, 2013

Signed Travis Hafner as a free agent.

February 5, 2013

Russ Canzler selected by the Baltimore Orioles off waivers.

February 13, 2013

Traded Abraham Almonte to the Seattle Mariners. Received Shawn Kelley.

March 10, 2013

Signed Chris Bootcheck as a free agent.

March 11, 2013

Signed Ben Francisco as a free agent.

March 15, 2013

Signed Brennan Boesch as a free agent.

March 17, 2013

Released Matt Diaz.

March 22, 2013

Signed Chien-Ming Wang as a free agent.

March 26, 2013

Selected Dan Otero off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.

Traded Exicardo Cayones (minors) and Kramer Sneed (minors) to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Received Vernon Wells.

Released David Adams.

Signed Lyle Overbay as a free agent.

March 27, 2013

Selected Sam Demel off waivers from the Houston Astros.

Dan Otero selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

March 28, 2013

Released Juan Rivera.

March 29, 2013

Signed David Adams as a free agent.

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