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Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2009 / 2011

81-81, Finished 2nd in AL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bob Geren (81-81)
GM: Billy Beane, Farm Dir: Keith Lieppman, Scouting Dir: Eric Kubota
Scored 663 runs, Allowed 626 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-77

Ballparks: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum · Attendance: 1,418,391 (13th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 99, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 100

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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.

October 5, 2009

Chris Schroder granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2009

Kevin Cameron granted Free Agency.

Eric Munson granted Free Agency.

October 16, 2009

Dan Giese granted Free Agency.

Edgar Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2009

Chad Reineke granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2009

Bobby Crosby granted Free Agency.

Justin Duchscherer granted Free Agency.

Nomar Garciaparra granted Free Agency.

Adam Kennedy granted Free Agency.

November 9, 2009

Daniel Barone granted Free Agency.

Andrew Brown granted Free Agency.

Shawn Chacon granted Free Agency.

Dewon Day granted Free Agency.

Chris Denorfia granted Free Agency.

Chris Gissell granted Free Agency.

Justin Hampson granted Free Agency.

Scott Patterson granted Free Agency.

Jerome Williams granted Free Agency.

November 13, 2009

Brett Tomko granted Free Agency.

November 22, 2009

Signed Dallas McPherson as a free agent.

December 3, 2009

Signed Fernando Hernandez as a free agent.

Traded Ronny Morla (minors), Matthew Spencer (minors) and Jeff Gray to the Chicago Cubs. Received Jake Fox and Aaron Miles.

December 10, 2009

Drafted Bobby Cassevah from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 2009 rule 5 draft.

Signed Cedrick Bowers as a free agent.

Santiago Casilla granted Free Agency.

December 12, 2009

Signed Marcus McBeth as a free agent.

Jack Cust granted Free Agency.

December 16, 2009

Traded Brett Wallace to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Michael Taylor.

December 23, 2009

Signed Coco Crisp as a free agent.

December 24, 2009

Signed Justin Duchscherer as a free agent.

January 7, 2010

Signed Jack Cust as a free agent.

Signed Lenny DiNardo as a free agent.

January 9, 2010

Jay Marshall selected by the New York Mets off waivers.

January 15, 2010

Tommy Everidge selected by the Seattle Mariners off waivers.

January 16, 2010

Traded Aaron Cunningham and Scott Hairston to the San Diego Padres. Received Kevin Kouzmanoff and Eric Sogard.

January 26, 2010

Signed Ben Sheets as a free agent.

January 27, 2010

Signed Dan Giese as a free agent.

January 31, 2010

Signed Gabe Gross as a free agent.

February 1, 2010

Traded Aaron Miles and a player to be named to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Adam Rosales and Willy Taveras.

Selected Steven Tolleson off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.

February 7, 2010

Sold Dana Eveland to the Toronto Blue Jays.

February 9, 2010

Released Willy Taveras.

February 28, 2010

Signed Jason Jennings as a free agent.

Signed Brett Tomko as a free agent.

March 9, 2010

Previous waiver selection of Jay Marshall by the New York Mets voided and player returned.

March 10, 2010

Released Jay Marshall.

March 15, 2010

Returned Bobby Cassevah (earlier draft pick) to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

March 24, 2010

Traded Gregorio Petit to the Texas Rangers. Received Edwar Ramirez.

March 28, 2010

Signed Chad Gaudin as a free agent.

April 8, 2010 (Standings)

Released Curtis Thigpen.

Selected Jai Miller off waivers from the Florida Marlins.

April 26, 2010 (Standings)

Jai Miller selected by the Kansas City Royals off waivers.

May 11, 2010 (Standings)

Purchased Neil Wagner from the Cleveland Indians.

May 13, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Travis Blackley as a free agent.

May 21, 2010 (Standings)

Released Chad Gaudin.

May 24, 2010 (Standings)

Signed John Halama as a free agent.

May 27, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Val Majewski as a free agent.

Signed Jesus Sanchez as a free agent.

May 28, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Matt Watson as a free agent.

June 7, 2010 (Standings)

Drafted Michael Choice in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed July 29, 2010.

June 8, 2010 (Standings)

Drafted A.J. Griffin in the 13th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2010.

June 15, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Sam Demel to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Conor Jackson and cash.

June 16, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Jamey Wright as a free agent.

June 17, 2010 (Standings)

Purchased Justin James from Kansas City (Northern).

June 22, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Jake Fox to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Ross Wolf.

June 26, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Eric Patterson to the Boston Red Sox. Received Fabian Williamson (minors).

July 2, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Boof Bonser as a free agent.

July 14, 2010 (Standings)

Released Jamey Wright.

August 3, 2010 (Standings)

Selected Jeff Larish off waivers from the Detroit Tigers.

August 31, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Tommy Everidge as a free agent.

September 3, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Jeremy Hermida as a free agent.

September 13, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Akinori Iwamura as a free agent.

October 4, 2010 (Standings)

Released Akinori Iwamura.

October 6, 2010 (Standings)

Cedrick Bowers granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2010 (Standings)

Jeremy Hermida granted Free Agency.

Ross Wolf granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2010

Gabe Gross granted Free Agency.

Jeff Larish granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2010

Justin Duchscherer granted Free Agency.

Ben Sheets granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2010

Boof Bonser granted Free Agency.

Justin James selected by the Milwaukee Brewers off waivers.

November 3, 2010

Eric Chavez granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2010

Signed Willie Eyre as a free agent.

November 6, 2010

Lenny DiNardo granted Free Agency.

Tommy Everidge granted Free Agency.

Fernando Hernandez granted Free Agency.

Jason Jennings granted Free Agency.

Val Majewski granted Free Agency.

Marcus McBeth granted Free Agency.

Dallas McPherson granted Free Agency.

Edwar Ramirez granted Free Agency.

Brett Tomko granted Free Agency.

Matt Watson granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2010

Traded Justin Marks and Vin Mazzaro to the Kansas City Royals. Received David DeJesus.

November 12, 2010

Selected Edwin Encarnacion off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.

November 16, 2010

Signed Anthony Lerew as a free agent.

November 17, 2010

Signed Jai Miller as a free agent.

Traded Rajai Davis to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Danny Farquhar and Trystan Magnuson.

December 2, 2010

Travis Buck granted Free Agency.

Jack Cust granted Free Agency.

Edwin Encarnacion granted Free Agency.

December 10, 2010

Released Jeff Baisley.

December 14, 2010

Signed Hideki Matsui as a free agent.

Signed Brandon McCarthy as a free agent.

Released Travis Blackley.

December 15, 2010

Signed Vinnie Chulk as a free agent.

December 16, 2010

Traded Corey Brown and Henry Rodriguez to the Washington Nationals. Received Josh Willingham.

December 17, 2010

Signed Fernando Cabrera as a free agent.

Selected Philip Humber off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.

December 21, 2010

Signed Rich Harden as a free agent.

December 23, 2010

Released Anthony Lerew.

January 8, 2011

Traded Ryan Kelly (minors) to the Texas Rangers. Received Guillermo Moscoso.

January 18, 2011

Signed Grant Balfour as a free agent.

Philip Humber selected by the Chicago White Sox off waivers.

January 19, 2011

Signed Brian Fuentes as a free agent.

January 24, 2011

Signed Andy LaRoche as a free agent.

Traded Clayton Mortensen to the Colorado Rockies. Received Ethan Hollingsworth (minors).

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