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2012 San Francisco Giants

Trades and Transactions

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94-68, Finished 1st in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bruce Bochy (94-68)
GM: Brian Sabean, Farm Dir: Fred Stanley, Scouting Dir: John Barr
Scored 718 runs, Allowed 649 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-74

Ballparks: AT&T Park · Attendance: 3,377,371 (2nd of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 89, Pitching - 89 · one-year: Batting - 88, Pitching - 87


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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 3, 2011

Bill Hall granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2011

Released Edgar Gonzalez.

October 30, 2011

Carlos Beltran granted Free Agency.

Pat Burrell granted Free Agency.

Orlando Cabrera granted Free Agency.

Mark DeRosa granted Free Agency.

Guillermo Mota granted Free Agency.

Cody Ross granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2011

Casey Daigle granted Free Agency.

Brad Eldred granted Free Agency.

Geno Espineli granted Free Agency.

Alex Hinshaw granted Free Agency.

Travis Ishikawa granted Free Agency.

Osiris Matos granted Free Agency.

Scott Munter granted Free Agency.

Max Ramirez granted Free Agency.

November 7, 2011

Traded Jonathan Sanchez and Ryan Verdugo to the Kansas City Royals. Received Melky Cabrera.

November 19, 2011

Signed Gregor Blanco as a free agent.

November 28, 2011

Released Darren Ford.

November 30, 2011

Waldis Joaquin granted Free Agency.

December 7, 2011

Traded Ramon Ramirez and Andres Torres to the New York Mets. Received Angel Pagan.

December 12, 2011

Jeff Keppinger granted Free Agency.

Eli Whiteside granted Free Agency.

December 15, 2011

Signed Joaquin Arias as a free agent.

Signed Eli Whiteside as a free agent.

December 17, 2011

Signed Guillermo Mota as a free agent.

December 19, 2011

Signed Brian Burres as a free agent.

December 20, 2011

Signed Eric Hacker as a free agent.

December 29, 2011

Signed Boof Bonser as a free agent.

January 3, 2012

Signed Scott Munter as a free agent.

January 18, 2012

Signed Yusmeiro Petit as a free agent.

January 25, 2012

Signed Todd Linden as a free agent.

January 26, 2012

Signed Clay Hensley as a free agent.

January 27, 2012

Signed Ryan Theriot as a free agent.

February 15, 2012

Signed Ramon Ortiz as a free agent.

February 16, 2012

Signed Travis Blackley as a free agent.

March 26, 2012

Released Ramon Ortiz.

March 30, 2012

Released Mike Fontenot.

April 4, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Chris Stewart to the New York Yankees. Received George Kontos.

May 7, 2012 (Standings)

Released Tyler Graham.

May 15, 2012 (Standings)

Travis Blackley selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

May 18, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Brad Penny as a free agent.

June 5, 2012 (Standings)

Drafted Matt Duffy in the 18th round of the 2012 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 2012.

June 6, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Russ Mitchell as a free agent.

July 27, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Charlie Culberson to the Colorado Rockies. Received Marco Scutaro and cash.

July 31, 2012 (Standings)

Traded Tommy Joseph (minors), Seth Rosin and Nate Schierholtz to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Hunter Pence.

August 5, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Xavier Nady as a free agent.

August 6, 2012 (Standings)

Selected Jose Mijares off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.

August 17, 2012 (Standings)

Released Russ Mitchell.

September 8, 2012 (Standings)

Eric Hacker granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2012

Jeremy Affeldt granted Free Agency.

Melky Cabrera granted Free Agency.

Guillermo Mota granted Free Agency.

Xavier Nady granted Free Agency.

Angel Pagan granted Free Agency.

Brad Penny granted Free Agency.

Freddy Sanchez granted Free Agency.

Marco Scutaro granted Free Agency.

Ryan Theriot granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2012

Aubrey Huff granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2012

Brian Burres granted Free Agency.

Justin Christian granted Free Agency.

Todd Linden granted Free Agency.

Shane Loux granted Free Agency.

Scott Munter granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2012

Eli Whiteside selected by the New York Yankees off waivers.

November 6, 2012

Clay Hensley granted Free Agency.

November 8, 2012

Emmanuel Burriss granted Free Agency.

November 14, 2012

Signed Jeremy Affeldt as a free agent.

Signed Eric Hacker as a free agent.

November 20, 2012

Signed Guillermo Quiroz as a free agent.

November 30, 2012

Brian Wilson granted Free Agency.

December 6, 2012

Signed Marco Scutaro as a free agent.

December 7, 2012

Signed Angel Pagan as a free agent.

December 9, 2012

Signed Shane Loux as a free agent.

December 10, 2012

Signed Jon Meloan as a free agent.

Signed Ryan Sadowski as a free agent.

Signed Wilson Valdez as a free agent.

December 12, 2012

Signed Cole Gillespie as a free agent.

December 13, 2012

Signed Chad Gaudin as a free agent.

December 14, 2012

Signed Andres Torres as a free agent.

December 21, 2012

Selected Sandy Rosario off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.

January 4, 2013

Signed Scott Proctor as a free agent.

Signed Mason Tobin as a free agent.

January 9, 2013

Signed Kensuke Tanaka as a free agent.

January 11, 2013

Released Eric Hacker.

January 17, 2013

Signed Todd Linden as a free agent.

February 4, 2013

Selected Tony Abreu off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.

February 5, 2013

Signed Ramon Ramirez as a free agent.

February 22, 2013

Traded Conor Gillaspie to the Chicago White Sox. Received Jeff Soptic (minors).

March 22, 2013

Released Ramon Ramirez.

Released Wilson Valdez.

March 26, 2013

Dan Otero selected by the New York Yankees off waivers.

March 28, 2013

Signed Ramon Ramirez as a free agent.

March 29, 2013

Sold Scott Proctor to the Baltimore Orioles.

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2011 / 2013 Trades and Transactions