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2012 Pittsburgh Pirates

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2011 / 2013

79-83, Finished 4th in NL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Clint Hurdle (79-83)
GM: Neal Huntington, Farm Dir: Kyle Stark, Scouting Dir: Joe Dellicarri
Scored 651 runs, Allowed 674 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-84

Ballparks: PNC Park · Attendance: 2,091,918 (15th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 95, Pitching - 95 · one-year: Batting - 90, Pitching - 90

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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

Brian Bocock granted Free Agency.

October 5, 2011

Signed Wei-Chung Wang as a free agent.

October 30, 2011

Ryan Doumit granted Free Agency.

Derrek Lee granted Free Agency.

Ryan Ludwick granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2011

Brian Burres granted Free Agency.

Ronny Cedeno granted Free Agency.

Paul Maholm granted Free Agency.

Chris Snyder granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2011

Signed Tim Wood as a free agent.

November 2, 2011

Jose Ascanio granted Free Agency.

Anthony Claggett granted Free Agency.

Jeff Clement granted Free Agency.

Nelson Figueroa granted Free Agency.

Sean Gallagher granted Free Agency.

Kevin Hart granted Free Agency.

Aaron Heilman granted Free Agency.

Steven Jackson granted Free Agency.

Andy Marte granted Free Agency.

Dan Meyer granted Free Agency.

Garrett Olson granted Free Agency.

Brett Sinkbeil granted Free Agency.

Justin Thomas granted Free Agency.

Aaron Thompson granted Free Agency.

Donnie Veal granted Free Agency.

Brandon Wood granted Free Agency.

Tyler Yates granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2011

Steve Pearce granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2011

Signed Mike Ryan as a free agent.

November 5, 2011

Signed Wyatt Toregas as a free agent.

November 10, 2011

Signed Rod Barajas as a free agent.

November 18, 2011

Matt Pagnozzi granted Free Agency.

Selected Jeremy Hefner off waivers from the San Diego Padres.

November 21, 2011

Signed Clint Barmes as a free agent.

November 22, 2011

Signed Jake Fox as a free agent.

Signed Shairon Martis as a free agent.

November 23, 2011

Signed Brandon Boggs as a free agent.

November 28, 2011

Released Xavier Paul.

November 29, 2011

Signed Nick Evans as a free agent.

December 7, 2011

Signed Erik Bedard as a free agent.

Signed Nate McLouth as a free agent.

Signed Jose Morales as a free agent.

Traded Diego Goris (minors) and Brooks Pounders (minors) to the Kansas City Royals. Received Yamaico Navarro.

December 8, 2011

Drafted Aaron Poreda from the San Diego Padres in the 2011 rule 5 draft.

Released Ross Ohlendorf.

December 12, 2011

Pedro Ciriaco granted Free Agency.

Jason Jaramillo granted Free Agency.

Traded Jose Veras to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Casey McGehee.

Jeremy Hefner selected by the New York Mets off waivers.

December 14, 2011

Signed Kris Johnson as a free agent.

December 20, 2011

Signed Jeff Clement as a free agent.

Signed Ryota Igarashi as a free agent.

December 21, 2011

Signed Anderson Hernandez as a free agent.

January 4, 2012

Signed Logan Kensing as a free agent.

Signed Jo-Jo Reyes as a free agent.

January 11, 2012

Signed Doug Slaten as a free agent.

January 27, 2012

Signed Daniel Cabrera as a free agent.

February 1, 2012

Signed Juan Cruz as a free agent.

February 3, 2012

Signed Brian Tallet as a free agent.

February 19, 2012

Traded Exicardo Cayones (minors) and Diego Moreno (minors) to the New York Yankees. Received A.J. Burnett and cash.

March 27, 2012

Released Josh Rodriguez.

March 30, 2012

Sent Ryota Igarashi to the Toronto Blue Jays as part of a conditional deal.

April 8, 2012 (Standings)

Sent Brian Tallet to the San Diego Padres as part of a conditional deal.

April 9, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Rick van den Hurk as a free agent.

May 12, 2012 (Standings)

Purchased Jeff Larish from the Boston Red Sox.

May 20, 2012 (Standings)

Purchased Drew Sutton from the Atlanta Braves.

May 21, 2012 (Standings)

Sold Drew Sutton to the Tampa Bay Rays.

May 31, 2012 (Standings)

Released Nate McLouth.

June 10, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Miguel Perez as a free agent.

June 24, 2012 (Standings)

Selected Drew Sutton off waivers from the Tampa Bay Rays.

June 26, 2012 (Standings)

Released Jake Fox.

June 27, 2012 (Standings)

Sold Shairon Martis to the Minnesota Twins.

July 6, 2012 (Standings)

Daniel Moskos selected by the Chicago White Sox off waivers.

July 24, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Colton Cain (minors), Robbie Grossman and Rudy Owens to the Houston Astros. Received Wandy Rodriguez.

July 30, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Brad Lincoln to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Travis Snider.

July 31, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Casey McGehee to the New York Yankees. Received Chad Qualls.

Traded Gorkys Hernandez to the Miami Marlins. Received Kyle Kaminska (minors) and Gaby Sanchez.

August 14, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Dallas McPherson as a free agent.

August 15, 2012 (Standings)

Sent Daniel Cabrera to the Arizona Diamondbacks as part of a conditional deal.

August 23, 2012 (Standings)

Released Juan Cruz.

August 24, 2012 (Standings)

Selected Hisanori Takahashi off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

August 28, 2012 (Standings)

Released Erik Bedard.

August 31, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Hector Luna as a free agent.

October 4, 2012 (Standings)

Evan Meek granted Free Agency.

Drew Sutton granted Free Agency.

October 10, 2012 (Standings)

Doug Slaten granted Free Agency.

October 25, 2012

Selected Chad Beck off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.

Selected Ali Solis off waivers from the San Diego Padres.

October 29, 2012

Kevin Correia granted Free Agency.

Eric Fryer granted Free Agency.

Jason Grilli granted Free Agency.

Chad Qualls granted Free Agency.

Released Hisanori Takahashi.

October 31, 2012

Rod Barajas granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2012

Brandon Boggs granted Free Agency.

Jeff Clement granted Free Agency.

Michael Crotta granted Free Agency.

Nick Evans granted Free Agency.

Logan Kensing granted Free Agency.

Jeff Larish granted Free Agency.

Hector Luna granted Free Agency.

Daniel McCutchen granted Free Agency.

Dallas McPherson granted Free Agency.

Jose Morales granted Free Agency.

Miguel Perez granted Free Agency.

Jo-Jo Reyes granted Free Agency.

Tim Wood granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2012

Signed Darren Ford as a free agent.

November 8, 2012

Signed Ryan Reid as a free agent.

November 9, 2012

Signed Jeff Larish as a free agent.

November 19, 2012

Signed Felix Pie as a free agent.

November 28, 2012

Traded Luis Rico (minors) and Luis Santos (minors) to the Kansas City Royals. Received Vin Mazzaro and Clint Robinson.

Traded a player to be named later to the Boston Red Sox. Received Zach Stewart. The Pittsburgh Pirates sent Kyle Kaminska (minors) (December 6, 2012) to the Boston Red Sox to complete the trade.

November 30, 2012

Signed Russell Martin as a free agent.

Jeff Karstens granted Free Agency.

Traded Chris Resop to the Oakland Athletics. Received Zack Thornton (minors).

Traded Yamaico Navarro to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Jhondaniel Medina (minors).

December 1, 2012

Signed Mike Zagurski as a free agent.

December 5, 2012

Traded Ramon Cabrera (minors) to the Detroit Tigers. Received Andy Oliver.

December 12, 2012

Signed Jason Grilli as a free agent.

December 26, 2012

Traded Joel Hanrahan and Brock Holt to the Boston Red Sox. Received Ivan De Jesus, Mark Melancon, Stolmy Pimentel and Jerry Sands.

January 4, 2013

Signed Lucas May as a free agent.

Released Rick van den Hurk.

Chad Beck selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

January 9, 2013

Traded Quincy Latimore (minors) to the Cleveland Indians. Received Jeanmar Gomez.

January 11, 2013

Signed Miguel Perez as a free agent.

January 17, 2013

Signed Brad Hawpe as a free agent.

Signed Jeff Karstens as a free agent.

January 24, 2013

Zach Stewart selected by the Chicago White Sox off waivers.

January 29, 2013

Signed Kyle Waldrop as a free agent.

February 5, 2013

Signed Brett Carroll as a free agent.

February 6, 2013

Signed Roman Colon as a free agent.

Signed Jonathan Sanchez as a free agent.

February 8, 2013

Signed Francisco Liriano as a free agent.

February 13, 2013

Signed Brandon Inge as a free agent.

February 23, 2013

Signed Jose Contreras as a free agent.

March 6, 2013

Signed Brian Esposito as a free agent.

Released Aaron Poreda.

March 20, 2013

Received John McDonald from the Arizona Diamondbacks as part of a conditional deal.

Signed Jolbert Cabrera as a free agent.

March 23, 2013

Released Brad Hawpe.

March 26, 2013

Released Jose Contreras.

Signed Jose Contreras as a free agent.

March 29, 2013

Clint Robinson selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

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