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2011 St. Louis Cardinals

Trades and Transactions

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90-72, Finished 2nd in NL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Tony La Russa (90-72)
GM: John Mozeliak, Farm Dir: John Vuch, Scouting Dir: Jeff Luhnow
Scored 762 runs, Allowed 692 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-74

Ballparks: Busch Stadium III · Attendance: 3,093,954 (3rd of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 95, Pitching - 94


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2010 / 2012 Trades and Transactions

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

October 5, 2010

Evan MacLane granted Free Agency.

Released Jon Edwards.

October 13, 2010

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.

April 11, 2011 (Standings)

Released Ian Snell.

April 13, 2011 (Standings)

Received Victor Marte from the Kansas City Royals as part of a conditional deal.

May 16, 2011 (Standings)

Selected Jess Todd off waivers from the New York Yankees.

May 23, 2011 (Standings)

The Washington Nationals returned Brian Broderick (earlier draft pick).

June 1, 2011 (Standings)

Released Ramon Vazquez.

June 6, 2011 (Standings)

Drafted Kolten Wong in the 1st round (22nd pick) of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed June 25, 2011.

June 7, 2011 (Standings)

Drafted Seth Maness in the 11th round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 2011.

June 22, 2011 (Standings)

Released Miguel Batista.

June 29, 2011 (Standings)

Released Ryan Franklin.

July 5, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Blaine Boyer as a free agent.

Signed Ron Mahay as a free agent.

July 27, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Trever Miller, Colby Rasmus, Brian Tallet and P.J. Walters to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Octavio Dotel, Edwin Jackson, Corey Patterson and Marc Rzepczynski.

July 31, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Alex Castellanos to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Rafael Furcal and cash.

August 11, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Arthur Rhodes as a free agent.

August 12, 2011 (Standings)

Released Ron Mahay.

August 13, 2011 (Standings)

Released Blaine Boyer.

August 16, 2011 (Standings)

Raul Valdes selected by the New York Yankees off waivers.

October 12, 2011 (Standings)

Andrew Brown selected by the Colorado Rockies off waivers.

October 30, 2011

Edwin Jackson granted Free Agency.

Gerald Laird granted Free Agency.

Albert Pujols granted Free Agency.

Nick Punto granted Free Agency.

Arthur Rhodes granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2011

Octavio Dotel granted Free Agency.

Rafael Furcal granted Free Agency.

Corey Patterson granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2011

Freddie Bynum granted Free Agency.

Rich Rundles granted Free Agency.

Donovan Solano granted Free Agency.

Nick Stavinoha granted Free Agency.

November 11, 2011

Released Bryan Augenstein.

December 8, 2011

Drafted Barret Browning from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 2011 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Erik Komatsu from the Washington Nationals in the 2011 rule 5 draft.

December 12, 2011

Signed Rafael Furcal as a free agent.

Ryan Theriot granted Free Agency.

December 15, 2011

Signed J.C. Romero as a free agent.

December 21, 2011

Signed R.J. Swindle as a free agent.

Signed Eugenio Velez as a free agent.

December 23, 2011

Signed Carlos Beltran as a free agent.

January 10, 2012

Signed Koyie Hill as a free agent.

February 6, 2012

Signed Alex Cora as a free agent.

February 10, 2012

Signed Scott Linebrink as a free agent.

March 25, 2012

Released Alex Cora.

Released Koyie Hill.

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