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2011 Oakland Athletics

Trades and Transactions

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74-88, Finished 3rd in AL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bob Geren (27-36) and Bob Melvin (47-52)
GM: Billy Beane, Farm Dir: Keith Lieppman, Scouting Dir: Eric Kubota
Scored 645 runs, Allowed 679 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 77-85

Ballparks: O.co Coliseum · Attendance: 1,476,791 (14th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 97, Pitching - 98

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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 4, 2010

Released Akinori Iwamura.

October 6, 2010

Cedrick Bowers granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2010

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).

April 18, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Danny Farquhar to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received David Purcey.

April 26, 2011 (Standings)

Released Bo Schultz.

May 21, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Lenny DiNardo as a free agent.

May 27, 2011 (Standings)

Traded David Purcey to the Detroit Tigers. Received Scott Sizemore.

May 29, 2011 (Standings)

Sold Steven Tolleson to the San Diego Padres.

June 1, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Jason Bergmann as a free agent.

June 6, 2011 (Standings)

Drafted Sonny Gray in the 1st round (18th pick) of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed July 25, 2011.

June 7, 2011 (Standings)

Drafted Blake Treinen in the 7th round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed June 14, 2011.

June 17, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Doug Mathis as a free agent.

June 30, 2011 (Standings)

Sent Mickey Storey to the Houston Astros as part of a conditional deal.

Traded Mark Ellis to the Colorado Rockies. Received a player to be named later and Bruce Billings. The Colorado Rockies sent Eliezer Mesa (minors) (September 30, 2011) to the Oakland Athletics to complete the trade.

July 11, 2011 (Standings)

Released Bobby Cramer.

July 14, 2011 (Standings)

Released Doug Mathis.

July 31, 2011 (Standings)

Willie Eyre granted Free Agency.

Traded Brad Ziegler to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Brandon Allen and Jordan Norberto.

August 1, 2011 (Standings)

Sold Matt Carson to the Tampa Bay Rays.

August 23, 2011 (Standings)

Sent Kevin Kouzmanoff to the Colorado Rockies as part of a conditional deal.

August 31, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Conor Jackson and cash to the Boston Red Sox. Received Jason Rice (minors).

September 27, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Ethan Hollingsworth (minors) to the Kansas City Royals. Received Kila Ka'aihue.

September 29, 2011 (Standings)

Andy LaRoche granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2011 (Standings)

Released Jon Meloan.

October 25, 2011

Released Michael Wuertz.

Selected Cedric Hunter off waivers from the San Diego Padres.

Selected Evan Scribner off waivers from the San Diego Padres.

October 30, 2011

Coco Crisp granted Free Agency.

David DeJesus granted Free Agency.

Rich Harden granted Free Agency.

Hideki Matsui granted Free Agency.

Josh Willingham granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2011

Jason Bergmann granted Free Agency.

Fernando Cabrera granted Free Agency.

Vinnie Chulk granted Free Agency.

Lenny DiNardo granted Free Agency.

Brad Kilby granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2011

Signed Edgar Gonzalez as a free agent.

Sold Trystan Magnuson to the Toronto Blue Jays.

November 9, 2011

Signed Jeff Fiorentino as a free agent.

November 11, 2011

Signed Jim Miller as a free agent.

November 18, 2011

Signed Jason Pridie as a free agent.

December 1, 2011

Signed Brandon Moss as a free agent.

December 9, 2011

Signed Erick Threets as a free agent.

Traded Craig Breslow, Trevor Cahill and cash to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Ryan Cook, Collin Cowgill and Jarrod Parker.

December 23, 2011

Traded Robert Gilliam (minors) and Gio Gonzalez to the Washington Nationals. Received A.J. Cole (minors), Tommy Milone, Derek Norris and Brad Peacock.

December 28, 2011

Traded Andrew Bailey and Ryan Sweeney to the Boston Red Sox. Received Raul Alcantara (minors), Miles Head (minors) and Josh Reddick.

January 3, 2012

Sold Jai Miller to the Baltimore Orioles.

January 4, 2012

Signed Fabio Castro as a free agent.

Signed Travis Schlichting as a free agent.

Signed Merkin Valdez as a free agent.

January 5, 2012

Signed Coco Crisp as a free agent.

January 16, 2012

Traded Guillermo Moscoso and Josh Outman to the Colorado Rockies. Received Seth Smith.

January 24, 2012

Signed Bartolo Colon as a free agent.

January 26, 2012

Signed Jonny Gomes as a free agent.

February 6, 2012

Adrian Cardenas selected by the Chicago Cubs off waivers.

February 13, 2012

Signed Yoenis Cespedes as an amateur free agent.

February 20, 2012

Signed Manny Ramirez as a free agent.

March 9, 2012

Released Landon Powell.

March 13, 2012

Selected Brandon Hicks off waivers from the Atlanta Braves.

March 30, 2012

Released Edgar Gonzalez.

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2010 / 2012 Trades and Transactions