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2012 San Diego Padres

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2011 / 2013

76-86, Finished 4th in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bud Black (76-86)
GM: Josh Byrnes (Promoted to GM 10/26/2011), Farm Dir: Randy Smith, Scouting Dir: Jaron Madison
Scored 651 runs, Allowed 710 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-87

Ballparks: PetCo Park · Attendance: 2,123,721 (14th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 91, Pitching - 91 · one-year: Batting - 92, Pitching - 93

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2011 / 2013 Trades and Transactions

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

October 11, 2011

Kyle Phillips granted Free Agency.

October 20, 2011

Jeff Fulchino granted Free Agency.

October 25, 2011

Rob Johnson granted Free Agency.

Cedric Hunter selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

Evan Scribner selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

October 30, 2011

Heath Bell granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2011

Aaron Harang granted Free Agency.

Brad Hawpe granted Free Agency.

Chad Qualls granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2011

Greg Burke granted Free Agency.

Sam Deduno granted Free Agency.

Pedro Feliz granted Free Agency.

Jarrett Hoffpauir granted Free Agency.

Bobby Kielty granted Free Agency.

Jon Leicester granted Free Agency.

Drew Macias granted Free Agency.

Luis Perdomo granted Free Agency.

Guillermo Quiroz granted Free Agency.

Steven Tolleson granted Free Agency.

November 15, 2011

Signed Mark Kotsay as a free agent.

November 16, 2011

Released Alberto Gonzalez.

November 18, 2011

Drew Carpenter selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

Jeremy Hefner selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates off waivers.

November 22, 2011

Traded Wade LeBlanc to the Florida Marlins. Received John Baker.

December 1, 2011

Signed Alex Hinshaw as a free agent.

Signed Matt Palmer as a free agent.

December 6, 2011

Signed Dale Thayer as a free agent.

December 7, 2011

Traded a player to be named later to the Colorado Rockies. Received Huston Street and cash. The San Diego Padres sent Nick Schmidt (minors) (December 9, 2011) to the Colorado Rockies to complete the trade.

December 8, 2011

Aaron Poreda drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2011 rule 5 draft.

December 9, 2011

Released Eric Patterson.

December 12, 2011

Jeremy Hermida granted Free Agency.

December 16, 2011

Traded Aaron Cunningham to the Cleveland Indians. Received Cory Burns.

December 17, 2011

Traded Mat Latos to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Yonder Alonso, Brad Boxberger, Yasmani Grandal and Edinson Volquez.

December 19, 2011

Signed Jeremy Hermida as a free agent.

December 21, 2011

Traded Luis Martinez to the Texas Rangers. Received Ryan Kelly (minors).

December 31, 2011

Traded Simon Castro and Pedro Hernandez to the Chicago White Sox. Received Carlos Quentin.

January 3, 2012

Signed Brad Davis as a free agent.

January 6, 2012

Traded Zach Cates (minors) and Anthony Rizzo to the Chicago Cubs. Received Kyung-Min Na (minors) and Andrew Cashner.

February 1, 2012

Signed Micah Owings as a free agent.

February 8, 2012

Signed Jeff Suppan as a free agent.

March 3, 2012

Signed Dennis Tankersley as a free agent.

April 2, 2012 (Standings)

Released Dennis Tankersley.

April 8, 2012 (Standings)

Received Brian Tallet from the Pittsburgh Pirates as part of a conditional deal.

May 2, 2012 (Standings)

Received Tommy Layne from the Arizona Diamondbacks as part of a conditional deal.

May 3, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Ernesto Frieri to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Received Alexi Amarista and Donn Roach.

May 6, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Anthony Reyes as a free agent.

May 8, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Kip Wells as a free agent.

May 9, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Daniel Stange as a free agent.

May 17, 2012 (Standings)

Released Orlando Hudson.

Released Brian Tallet.

Selected Eric Stults off waivers from the Chicago White Sox.

May 28, 2012 (Standings)

Selected Neil Wagner off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.

May 29, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Jason Marquis as a free agent.

June 1, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Jorge Padilla as a free agent.

June 4, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Ross Ohlendorf as a free agent.

June 6, 2012 (Standings)

Jeff Suppan granted Free Agency.

June 25, 2012 (Standings)

Selected Mark Hamburger off waivers from the Texas Rangers.

July 2, 2012 (Standings)

Released Brad Davis.

July 3, 2012 (Standings)

Released Jorge Padilla.

July 21, 2012 (Standings)

Mark Hamburger selected by the Houston Astros off waivers.

August 19, 2012 (Standings)

Alex Hinshaw selected by the Chicago Cubs off waivers.

August 23, 2012 (Standings)

Released Jason Bartlett.

Selected Thad Weber off waivers from the Detroit Tigers.

August 28, 2012 (Standings)

Released Jeremy Hermida.

October 4, 2012 (Standings)

Kip Wells granted Free Agency.

October 10, 2012 (Standings)

Ross Ohlendorf granted Free Agency.

Matt Palmer granted Free Agency.

October 23, 2012

Released Micah Owings.

October 25, 2012

Ali Solis selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates off waivers.

October 26, 2012

Dustin Moseley granted Free Agency.

Tim Stauffer granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2012

Jason Marquis granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2012

Josh Geer granted Free Agency.

Anthony Reyes granted Free Agency.

Eddy Rodriguez granted Free Agency.

Daniel Stange granted Free Agency.

Neil Wagner granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2012

Josh Spence selected by the New York Yankees off waivers.

November 7, 2012

Traded Blake Tekotte to the Chicago White Sox. Received Brandon Kloess (minors).

November 8, 2012

Signed Eddy Rodriguez as a free agent.

November 16, 2012

Traded Andy Parrino and Andrew Werner to the Oakland Athletics. Received A.J. Kirby-Jones (minors) and Tyson Ross.

November 28, 2012

Signed Travis Buck as a free agent.

Signed Daniel Stange as a free agent.

Traded Cory Burns to the Texas Rangers. Received a player to be named later. The Texas Rangers sent Wilfredo Boscan (minors) (December 6, 2012) to the San Diego Padres to complete the trade.

December 3, 2012

Signed Jason Marquis as a free agent.

December 6, 2012

Nate Freiman drafted by the Houston Astros in the 2012 rule 5 draft.

December 11, 2012

Signed Sean O'Sullivan as a free agent.

December 12, 2012

Signed Gregorio Petit as a free agent.

Signed Rene Rivera as a free agent.

December 13, 2012

Traded Vince Belnome to the Tampa Bay Rays. Received Chris Rearick (minors).

December 21, 2012

Signed Cody Ransom as a free agent.

January 8, 2013

Released Matt Clark.

January 28, 2013

Signed Freddy Garcia as a free agent.

January 29, 2013

Signed Arturo Lopez as a free agent.

Signed Tim Stauffer as a free agent.

February 6, 2013

Selected Fautino De Los Santos off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers.

March 24, 2013

Released Freddy Garcia.

March 27, 2013

Signed Josh Geer as a free agent.

Released Erik Hamren.

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2011 / 2013 Trades and Transactions