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2010 St. Louis Cardinals

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2009 / 2011

86-76, Finished 2nd in NL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Tony La Russa (86-76)
GM: John Mozeliak, Farm Dir: John Vuch, Scouting Dir: Jeff Luhnow
Scored 736 runs, Allowed 641 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 91-71

Ballparks: Busch Stadium III · Attendance: 3,301,218 (3rd of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 96 · one-year: Batting - 97, Pitching - 96

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2009 / 2011 Trades and Transactions

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

October 5, 2009

Brian Barden granted Free Agency.

Royce Ring granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2009

Jarrett Hoffpauir selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

November 4, 2009

Released Brad Thompson.

November 5, 2009

Rick Ankiel granted Free Agency.

Mark DeRosa granted Free Agency.

Troy Glaus granted Free Agency.

Khalil Greene granted Free Agency.

Matt Holliday granted Free Agency.

Jason LaRue granted Free Agency.

John Smoltz granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2009

Joel Pineiro granted Free Agency.

November 9, 2009

Evan MacLane granted Free Agency.

Charlie Manning granted Free Agency.

Todd Wellemeyer granted Free Agency.

November 30, 2009

Signed Ruben Gotay as a free agent.

Signed Jason LaRue as a free agent.

December 7, 2009

Signed Brad Penny as a free agent.

December 10, 2009

Mike Parisi drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 2009 rule 5 draft.

December 11, 2009

Joe Thurston granted Free Agency.

January 4, 2010

Signed Evan MacLane as a free agent.

January 5, 2010

Signed Matt Holliday as a free agent.

January 13, 2010

Signed Charlie Zink as a free agent.

January 26, 2010

Signed Rich Hill as a free agent.

Signed Rich Rundles as a free agent.

February 27, 2010

Signed Felipe Lopez as a free agent.

March 26, 2010

Released Charlie Zink.

April 1, 2010 (Standings)

Sent Julio Lugo to the Baltimore Orioles as part of a conditional deal.

April 20, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Carlos Martinez as a free agent.

April 27, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Aaron Miles as a free agent.

May 24, 2010 (Standings)

Received Andrew Brown from the Washington Nationals as part of a conditional deal.

June 5, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Randy Winn as a free agent.

June 8, 2010 (Standings)

Drafted Samuel Tuivailala in the 3rd round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 2010.

Drafted John Gast in the 6th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed July 6, 2010.

Drafted Greg Garcia in the 7th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed June 14, 2010.

Drafted Tyler Lyons in the 9th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed July 22, 2010.

June 14, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Jeff Suppan as a free agent.

June 30, 2010 (Standings)

Rich Hill granted Free Agency.

July 2, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Renyel Pinto as a free agent.

July 7, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Mike MacDougal as a free agent.

July 31, 2010 (Standings)

As part of a 3-team trade, traded Ryan Ludwick to the San Diego Padres. Received Nick Greenwood from the San Diego Padres and Jake Westbrook from the Cleveland Indians. In addition, the San Diego Padres sent Corey Kluber to the Cleveland Indians.

August 2, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Nate Robertson as a free agent.

August 19, 2010 (Standings)

Released Andrew Brown.

Traded David Carpenter to the Houston Astros. Received Pedro Feliz and cash.

August 21, 2010 (Standings)

Released Renyel Pinto.

August 23, 2010 (Standings)

Nate Robertson granted Free Agency.

September 21, 2010 (Standings)

Released Felipe Lopez.

October 5, 2010 (Standings)

Evan MacLane granted Free Agency.

Released Jon Edwards.

October 13, 2010 (Standings)

Selected Bryan Augenstein off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

November 1, 2010

Pedro Feliz granted Free Agency.

Jason LaRue granted Free Agency.

Mike MacDougal granted Free Agency.

Aaron Miles granted Free Agency.

Brad Penny granted Free Agency.

Dennys Reyes granted Free Agency.

Jeff Suppan granted Free Agency.

Jake Westbrook granted Free Agency.

Randy Winn granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2010

Joe Mather selected by the Atlanta Braves off waivers.

November 6, 2010

Ruben Gotay granted Free Agency.

Josh Kinney granted Free Agency.

Matt Pagnozzi granted Free Agency.

Rich Rundles granted Free Agency.

November 16, 2010

Signed Jake Westbrook as a free agent.

November 19, 2010

Signed Raul Valdes as a free agent.

November 30, 2010

Signed Brian Tallet as a free agent.

Traded Blake Hawksworth to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Ryan Theriot.

December 4, 2010

Signed Lance Berkman as a free agent.

December 9, 2010

Brian Broderick drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 2010 rule 5 draft.

December 12, 2010

Traded Brendan Ryan to the Seattle Mariners. Received Maikel Cleto.

December 14, 2010

Signed Gerald Laird as a free agent.

January 13, 2011

Signed Freddie Bynum as a free agent.

January 14, 2011

Signed Miguel Batista as a free agent.

Signed Ian Snell as a free agent.

January 21, 2011

Signed Nick Punto as a free agent.

January 28, 2011

Signed Rich Rundles as a free agent.

Signed Ramon Vazquez as a free agent.

February 4, 2011

Signed Jim Edmonds as a free agent.

February 18, 2011

Jim Edmonds voluntarily retired.

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2009 / 2011 Trades and Transactions