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2011 Texas Rangers

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2010 / 2012

96-66, Finished 1st in AL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ron Washington (96-66)
GM: Jon Daniels, Farm Dir: Scott Servais, Scouting Dir: Kip Fagg
Scored 855 runs, Allowed 677 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 98-64

Ballparks: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington · Attendance: 2,946,949 (5th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 109, Pitching - 108 · one-year: Batting - 117, Pitching - 115


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2010 / 2012 Trades and Transactions

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

October 6, 2010

Ryan Garko granted Free Agency.

Selected Ryan Tucker off waivers from the Florida Marlins.

October 8, 2010

Released Rich Harden.

October 15, 2010

Willie Eyre granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2010

Jorge Cantu granted Free Agency.

Frank Francisco granted Free Agency.

Cristian Guzman granted Free Agency.

Cliff Lee granted Free Agency.

Bengie Molina granted Free Agency.

Matt Treanor granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2010

Vladimir Guerrero granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2010

Esteban German granted Free Agency.

Doug Mathis granted Free Agency.

Brandon McCarthy granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2010

Brandon Boggs granted Free Agency.

Matthew Brown granted Free Agency.

Endy Chavez granted Free Agency.

Travis Chick granted Free Agency.

Jesus Colome granted Free Agency.

Hernan Iribarren granted Free Agency.

Warner Madrigal granted Free Agency.

Gregorio Petit granted Free Agency.

Mark Prior granted Free Agency.

Elizardo Ramirez granted Free Agency.

Kevin Richardson granted Free Agency.

Willy Taveras granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2010

Jeff Francoeur granted Free Agency.

November 11, 2010

Signed Kevin Cash as a free agent.

November 16, 2010

Signed Esteban German as a free agent.

November 20, 2010

Released Nathan Haynes.

November 29, 2010

Signed Yorvit Torrealba as a free agent.

November 30, 2010

Signed Frank Francisco as a free agent.

Signed Yoshinori Tateyama as a free agent.

December 2, 2010

Dustin Nippert granted Free Agency.

December 9, 2010

Purchased Mason Tobin from the Chicago Cubs.

December 13, 2010

Signed Matt Treanor as a free agent.

December 16, 2010

Signed Yhency Brazoban as a free agent.

December 18, 2010

Signed Brian Barden as a free agent.

Signed Endy Chavez as a free agent.

Signed Seth McClung as a free agent.

December 23, 2010

Signed Zach Jackson as a free agent.

Signed Omar Quintanilla as a free agent.

January 3, 2011

Signed Arthur Rhodes as a free agent.

Signed Brandon Webb as a free agent.

Signed Rougned Odor as an amateur free agent.

January 5, 2011

Signed Adrian Beltre as a free agent.

Signed Matt Kata as a free agent.

Signed Brad Nelson as a free agent.

Max Ramirez selected by the Boston Red Sox off waivers.

January 8, 2011

Traded Guillermo Moscoso to the Oakland Athletics. Received Ryan Kelly (minors).

January 13, 2011

Released Clay Rapada.

January 18, 2011

Signed Robinzon Diaz as a free agent.

January 25, 2011

Traded Frank Francisco to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Mike Napoli.

January 29, 2011

Signed Ty Taubenheim as a free agent.

February 7, 2011

Signed Dave Bush as a free agent.

February 19, 2011

Signed Brett Tomko as a free agent.

March 1, 2011

Signed Elizardo Ramirez as a free agent.

March 28, 2011

Sold Matt Treanor to the Kansas City Royals.

March 29, 2011

Signed Luis Cruz as a free agent.

April 1, 2011 (Standings)

Released Ty Taubenheim.

April 8, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Manny Corpas as a free agent.

May 2, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Justin Miller as a free agent.

May 4, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Leonys Martin as an amateur free agent.

June 1, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Manny Delcarmen as a free agent.

Released Yhency Brazoban.

June 6, 2011 (Standings)

Released Justin Miller.

June 7, 2011 (Standings)

Drafted Nick Martinez in the 18th round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed June 19, 2011.

July 1, 2011 (Standings)

Brian Barden granted Free Agency.

July 8, 2011 (Standings)

Released Dave Bush.

July 13, 2011 (Standings)

Released Manny Delcarmen.

Released Seth McClung.

July 19, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Zach Phillips to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Nick Green and cash.

July 24, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Merkin Valdez as a free agent.

July 25, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Val Majewski as a free agent.

July 30, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Chris Davis and Tommy Hunter to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Koji Uehara.

July 31, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Robbie Erlin and Joe Wieland to the San Diego Padres. Received Mike Adams.

August 8, 2011 (Standings)

Released Arthur Rhodes.

August 18, 2011 (Standings)

Purchased Tim Wood from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

August 30, 2011 (Standings)

Released Ryan Tucker.

August 31, 2011 (Standings)

Purchased Matt Treanor from the Kansas City Royals.

Traded a player to be named later to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Mike Gonzalez. The Texas Rangers sent Pedro Strop (September 1, 2011) to the Baltimore Orioles to complete the trade.

September 2, 2011 (Standings)

Omar Quintanilla granted Free Agency.

September 30, 2011 (Standings)

Brett Tomko granted Free Agency.

October 3, 2011 (Standings)

Tim Wood granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2011

Endy Chavez granted Free Agency.

Mike Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

Darren Oliver granted Free Agency.

Matt Treanor granted Free Agency.

Brandon Webb granted Free Agency.

C.J. Wilson granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2011

Omar Beltre granted Free Agency.

Andres Blanco granted Free Agency.

Kevin Cash granted Free Agency.

Manny Corpas granted Free Agency.

Luis Cruz granted Free Agency.

Robinzon Diaz granted Free Agency.

Esteban German granted Free Agency.

Nick Green granted Free Agency.

Zach Jackson granted Free Agency.

Matt Kata granted Free Agency.

Brad Nelson granted Free Agency.

Merkin Valdez granted Free Agency.

Darren O'Day selected by the Baltimore Orioles off waivers.

November 4, 2011

Eric Hurley granted Free Agency.

November 21, 2011

Signed Joe Nathan as a free agent.

November 25, 2011

Signed Dusty Brown as a free agent.

November 30, 2011

Signed Luis Hernandez as a free agent.

Signed Yangervis Solarte as a free agent.

December 1, 2011

Traded Taylor Teagarden to the Baltimore Orioles. Received a player to be named later and Randy Henry (minors). The Baltimore Orioles sent Greg Miclat (minors) (December 8, 2011) to the Texas Rangers to complete the trade.

December 9, 2011

Signed Alberto Gonzalez as a free agent.

December 14, 2011

Signed Zach Jackson as a free agent.

December 16, 2011

Signed Chris Robinson as a free agent.

December 21, 2011

Signed Matt Kata as a free agent.

Traded Ryan Kelly (minors) to the San Diego Padres. Received Luis Martinez.

January 3, 2012

Signed Brad Nelson as a free agent.

Purchased Brandon Snyder from the Baltimore Orioles.

January 5, 2012

Traded Chad Tracy (minors) to the Colorado Rockies. Received Greg Reynolds.

January 18, 2012

Purchased Yu Darvish from Nippon Ham Fighters (Japan Pacific).

January 20, 2012

Signed Brad Hawpe as a free agent.

January 23, 2012

Signed Sean Green as a free agent.

Signed Mitch Stetter as a free agent.

January 28, 2012

Signed Kyle Hudson as a free agent.

February 6, 2012

Signed Joe Beimel as a free agent.

Signed Conor Jackson as a free agent.

February 20, 2012

Signed Neal Cotts as a free agent.

March 3, 2012

Signed Jon Meloan as a free agent.

March 26, 2012

Released Joe Beimel.

Released Conor Jackson.

Released Mitch Stetter.

March 30, 2012

Released Brad Hawpe.

Released Chris Robinson.

Released Mason Tobin.

March 31, 2012

Sent Kyle Hudson to the Tampa Bay Rays as part of a conditional deal.

Released Jon Meloan.

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2010 / 2012 Trades and Transactions