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2009 San Diego Padres

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2008 / 2010

75-87, Finished 4th in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Buddy Black (75-87)
GM: Kevin Towers (Fired 10/3/2009), Farm Dir: Grady Fuson (Fired 10/25/2009), Scouting Dir: Bill Gayton
Scored 638 runs, Allowed 769 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 67-95

Ballparks: PetCo Park · Attendance: 1,919,603 (12th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 90, Pitching - 90 · one-year: Batting - 86, Pitching - 87

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2008 / 2010 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 1, 2008

Bryan Corey granted Free Agency.

October 6, 2008

Josh Bard granted Free Agency.

Shawn Estes granted Free Agency.

Dirk Hayhurst selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

October 10, 2008

Michael Barrett granted Free Agency.

Selected Travis Denker off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.

October 14, 2008

Chip Ambres granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2008

Mark Prior granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2008

Trevor Hoffman granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2008

Kevin Cameron granted Free Agency.

Luke Carlin granted Free Agency.

JD Closser granted Free Agency.

Enrique Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

Sean Henn granted Free Agency.

Justin Huber granted Free Agency.

Paul McAnulty granted Free Agency.

Marshall McDougall granted Free Agency.

Shawn Wooten granted Free Agency.

Mauro Zarate granted Free Agency.

December 4, 2008

Traded Khalil Greene to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received a player to be named later and Mark Worrell. The St. Louis Cardinals sent Luke Gregerson (March 23, 2009) to the San Diego Padres to complete the trade.

December 8, 2008

Signed Eliezer Alfonzo as a free agent.

December 11, 2008

Drafted Everth Cabrera from the Colorado Rockies in the 2008 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Ivan Nova from the New York Yankees in the 2008 rule 5 draft.

December 12, 2008

Charlie Haeger granted Free Agency.

Clay Hensley granted Free Agency.

December 22, 2008

Signed Chris Britton as a free agent.

December 26, 2008

Signed Kevin Correia as a free agent.

January 9, 2009

Selected Virgil Vasquez off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.

January 13, 2009

Signed Chris Burke as a free agent.

Signed Mark Prior as a free agent.

January 15, 2009

Signed David Eckstein as a free agent.

Selected Jae Kuk Ryu off waivers from the Tampa Bay Rays.

January 21, 2009

Signed Henry Blanco as a free agent.

January 27, 2009

Virgil Vasquez selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates off waivers.

February 4, 2009

Signed Cliff Floyd as a free agent.

February 17, 2009

Signed Emil Brown as a free agent.

February 21, 2009

Signed Walter Silva as a free agent.

March 14, 2009

Signed Chris Snelling as a free agent.

March 15, 2009

Signed Duaner Sanchez as a free agent.

March 23, 2009

Signed Shawn Hill as a free agent.

March 25, 2009

Purchased Frankie De La Cruz from the Florida Marlins.

March 26, 2009

Jae Kuk Ryu selected by the Cleveland Indians off waivers.

March 29, 2009

Returned Ivan Nova (earlier draft pick) to the New York Yankees.

Sold Chris Burke to the Seattle Mariners.

April 1, 2009 (Standings)

Received Edward Mujica from the Cleveland Indians as part of a conditional deal.

Released Justin Hampson.

Previous waiver selection of Jae Kuk Ryu by the Cleveland Indians voided and player returned.

Released Jae Kuk Ryu.

April 2, 2009 (Standings)

Traded Chad Reineke to the Oakland Athletics. Received a player to be named later. The Oakland Athletics sent Danny Putnam (July 8, 2009) to the San Diego Padres to complete the trade.

April 3, 2009 (Standings)

Released Philip Barzilla.

April 5, 2009 (Standings)

Released Carlos Guevara.

April 10, 2009 (Standings)

Wilton Lopez selected by the Houston Astros off waivers.

Selected Luis Perdomo off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.

April 12, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Chad Gaudin as a free agent.

April 14, 2009 (Standings)

Travis Denker selected by the Boston Red Sox off waivers.

April 21, 2009 (Standings)

Purchased Chris Burke from the Seattle Mariners.

May 12, 2009 (Standings)

Released Dylan Axelrod.

May 15, 2009 (Standings)

Released Duaner Sanchez.

Selected Josh Wilson off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

May 20, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Scott Rice as a free agent.

May 21, 2009 (Standings)

Traded Jody Gerut to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Tony Gwynn.

May 26, 2009 (Standings)

Released Chris Britton.

May 29, 2009 (Standings)

Sent Emil Brown to the New York Mets as part of a conditional deal.

June 9, 2009 (Standings)

Chris Burke granted Free Agency.

Drafted Miles Mikolas in the 7th round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed June 25, 2009.

Drafted Nate Freiman in the 8th round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 2009.

Drafted Nick Greenwood in the 14th round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2009.

June 10, 2009 (Standings)

Sent Chris Snelling to the Pittsburgh Pirates as part of a conditional deal.

June 11, 2009 (Standings)

Sent Colt Morton to the Seattle Mariners as part of a conditional deal.

June 16, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Philip Barzilla as a free agent.

June 17, 2009 (Standings)

Received Mike O'Connor from the Washington Nationals as part of a conditional deal.

Signed Brian Lawrence as a free agent.

June 19, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Carlos Guevara as a free agent.

Arturo Lopez selected by the New York Mets off waivers.

Josh Wilson selected by the Seattle Mariners off waivers.

June 27, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Val Pascucci as a free agent.

July 5, 2009 (Standings)

Traded Scott Hairston to the Oakland Athletics. Received a player to be named later, Craig Italiano (minors) and Ryan Webb. The Oakland Athletics sent Sean Gallagher (July 28, 2009) to the San Diego Padres to complete the trade.

July 8, 2009 (Standings)

Received Yamid Haad from the Seattle Mariners as part of a conditional deal.

July 9, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Russ Adams as a free agent.

July 10, 2009 (Standings)

Released Mike O'Connor.

July 19, 2009 (Standings)

Traded Cla Meredith to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Oscar Salazar.

July 24, 2009 (Standings)

Released Philip Barzilla.

July 30, 2009 (Standings)

Jose Lobaton selected by the Tampa Bay Rays off waivers.

July 31, 2009 (Standings)

Traded Jake Peavy to the Chicago White Sox. Received Dexter Carter (minors), Aaron Poreda, Clayton Richard and Adam Russell.

August 1, 2009 (Standings)

Released Brian Lawrence.

Released Mark Prior.

August 7, 2009 (Standings)

Sold Chad Gaudin to the New York Yankees.

Released Scott Rice.

August 20, 2009 (Standings)

Signed Rocky Cherry as a free agent.

Sold Scott Patterson to the Oakland Athletics.

October 5, 2009 (Standings)

Craig Stansberry granted Free Agency.

October 6, 2009 (Standings)

Josh Banks granted Free Agency.

Edwin Moreno granted Free Agency.

October 8, 2009 (Standings)

Released Cha-Seung Baek.

Released Cliff Floyd.

Released Shawn Hill.

October 12, 2009 (Standings)

Eliezer Alfonzo granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2009 (Standings)

Luis Rodriguez granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2009

Henry Blanco granted Free Agency.

Brian Giles granted Free Agency.

November 9, 2009

Russ Adams granted Free Agency.

Rocky Cherry granted Free Agency.

Edgar Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

Carlos Guevara granted Free Agency.

Yamid Haad granted Free Agency.

Drew Macias granted Free Agency.

Val Pascucci granted Free Agency.

November 25, 2009

Selected Radhames Liz off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.

December 9, 2009

Released Frankie De La Cruz.

December 12, 2009

Mark Worrell granted Free Agency.

December 17, 2009

Signed Chris Stewart as a free agent.

December 18, 2009

Signed Chris Denorfia as a free agent.

December 21, 2009

Purchased Dusty Ryan from the Detroit Tigers.

January 16, 2010

Released Walter Silva.

Traded Kevin Kouzmanoff and Eric Sogard to the Oakland Athletics. Received Aaron Cunningham and Scott Hairston.

January 18, 2010

Signed Jerry Hairston as a free agent.

January 26, 2010

Signed Jon Garland as a free agent.

January 30, 2010

Signed Scott Munter as a free agent.

February 2, 2010

Signed Craig Stansberry as a free agent.

February 3, 2010

Mike Ekstrom selected by the Tampa Bay Rays off waivers.

February 5, 2010

Signed Yorvit Torrealba as a free agent.

February 9, 2010

Released Greg Burke.

February 10, 2010

Signed Mark Worrell as a free agent.

February 18, 2010

Signed Greg Burke as a free agent.

February 20, 2010

Signed Josh Barfield as a free agent.

February 23, 2010

Signed Matt Stairs as a free agent.

February 25, 2010

Signed Eric Munson as a free agent.

March 25, 2010

Released Andrew Albers.

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