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2010 Toronto Blue Jays

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2009 / 2011

85-77, Finished 4th in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Cito Gaston (85-77)
GM: Alex Anthopoulos (Promoted 10/3/2009), Farm Dir: Charlie Wilson, Scouting Dir: Andrew Tinnish
Scored 755 runs, Allowed 728 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 84-78

Ballparks: Rogers Centre · Attendance: 1,495,482 (12th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 105, Pitching - 105

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2009 / 2011 Trades and Transactions

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

October 6, 2009

Brian Burres granted Free Agency.

October 7, 2009

Bryan Bullington granted Free Agency.

October 9, 2009

Wil Ledezma granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2009

Released Michael Barrett.

Selected Sean Henn off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.

November 3, 2009

Selected Jarrett Hoffpauir off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals.

November 5, 2009

Kevin Millar granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2009

John McDonald granted Free Agency.

Marco Scutaro granted Free Agency.

November 9, 2009

Rod Barajas granted Free Agency.

T.J. Beam granted Free Agency.

Fabio Castro granted Free Agency.

Howie Clark granted Free Agency.

Buck Coats granted Free Agency.

Nick Gorneault granted Free Agency.

Jason Lane granted Free Agency.

Chris Michalak granted Free Agency.

Kyle Phillips granted Free Agency.

Davis Romero granted Free Agency.

Angel Sanchez granted Free Agency.

Selected Mike McCoy off waivers from the Colorado Rockies.

November 20, 2009

Signed Davis Romero as a free agent.

November 25, 2009

Signed John McDonald as a free agent.

November 26, 2009

Signed Alex Gonzalez as a free agent.

November 30, 2009

Signed Kyle Phillips as a free agent.

December 4, 2009

Joe Inglett selected by the Texas Rangers off waivers.

December 7, 2009

Brian Wolfe granted Free Agency.

December 12, 2009

Signed Joey Gathright as a free agent.

Raul Chavez granted Free Agency.

December 13, 2009

Signed John Buck as a free agent.

December 14, 2009

Signed Lance Broadway as a free agent.

December 16, 2009

Traded Roy Halladay and cash to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Travis d'Arnaud, Kyle Drabek and Michael Taylor.

Traded Michael Taylor to the Oakland Athletics. Received Brett Wallace.

December 21, 2009

Signed Raul Chavez as a free agent.

Released Bill Murphy.

December 23, 2009

Traded Johermyn Chavez (minors) and Brandon League to the Seattle Mariners. Received Brandon Morrow.

January 5, 2010

Signed Callix Crabbe as a free agent.

January 7, 2010

Signed Willie Collazo as a free agent.

Signed Jorge Padilla as a free agent.

Selected Brian Bocock off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.

January 9, 2010

Received Zach Jackson from the Cleveland Indians as part of a conditional deal.

January 18, 2010

Signed Jeremy Reed as a free agent.

January 19, 2010

Signed Steven Register as a free agent.

January 20, 2010

Purchased Merkin Valdez from the San Francisco Giants.

January 21, 2010

Signed Shawn Hill as a free agent.

January 26, 2010

Brian Bocock selected by the Philadelphia Phillies off waivers.

January 29, 2010

Signed Howie Clark as a free agent.

February 1, 2010

Signed Jonah Bayliss as a free agent.

February 2, 2010

Signed Kevin Gregg as a free agent.

February 7, 2010

Purchased Dana Eveland from the Oakland Athletics.

February 19, 2010

Signed Jose Molina as a free agent.

March 4, 2010

Selected Casey Fien off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.

March 15, 2010

Signed Chris Aguila as a free agent.

March 18, 2010

Released Casey Fien.

March 28, 2010

Released Joey Gathright.

March 29, 2010

Signed Luis Figueroa as a free agent.

March 31, 2010

Released Jonah Bayliss.

April 13, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Adeiny Hechavarria as an amateur free agent.

April 15, 2010 (Standings)

Received Fred Lewis from the San Francisco Giants as part of a conditional deal.

May 19, 2010 (Standings)

Released Randy Ruiz.

June 1, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Dana Eveland to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Ronald Uviedo (minors).

June 5, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Dewayne Wise as a free agent.

June 7, 2010 (Standings)

Drafted Aaron Sanchez in the 1st round (34th pick) of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 2010.

June 8, 2010 (Standings)

Drafted Sam Dyson in the 4th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed August 16, 2010.

Drafted Sean Nolin in the 6th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed July 13, 2010.

Drafted Dalton Pompey in the 16th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 2010.

June 9, 2010 (Standings)

Released Marty McLeary.

June 18, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Nick Green as a free agent.

Traded Jorge Padilla to the New York Mets. Received a player to be named later. The New York Mets sent Clint Everts (minors) (June 26, 2010) to the Toronto Blue Jays to complete the trade.

June 25, 2010 (Standings)

Sent Chris Aguila to the Philadelphia Phillies as part of a conditional deal.

Sent Kyle Phillips to the San Diego Padres as part of a conditional deal.

June 30, 2010 (Standings)

Released Luis Figueroa.

July 2, 2010 (Standings)

Jeremy Reed granted Free Agency.

July 14, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Tim Collins, Alex Gonzalez and Tyler Pastornicky to the Atlanta Braves. Received Yunel Escobar and Jo-Jo Reyes.

July 17, 2010 (Standings)

Nick Green granted Free Agency.

July 23, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Jason Lane as a free agent.

July 29, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Brett Wallace to the Houston Astros. Received Anthony Gose.

July 30, 2010 (Standings)

Purchased Mike Jacobs from the New York Mets.

September 9, 2010 (Standings)

Selected Taylor Buchholz off waivers from the Colorado Rockies.

October 6, 2010 (Standings)

Mike Jacobs granted Free Agency.

Jarrett Hoffpauir selected by the San Diego Padres off waivers.

October 15, 2010 (Standings)

Sean Henn granted Free Agency.

October 26, 2010

Signed Sean Henn as a free agent.

November 1, 2010

John Buck granted Free Agency.

Scott Downs granted Free Agency.

Jason Frasor granted Free Agency.

Lyle Overbay granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2010

Kevin Gregg granted Free Agency.

Received Miguel Olivo from the Colorado Rockies as part of a conditional deal.

Miguel Olivo granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2010

Lance Broadway granted Free Agency.

Raul Chavez granted Free Agency.

Willie Collazo granted Free Agency.

Dirk Hayhurst granted Free Agency.

Zach Jackson granted Free Agency.

Jason Lane granted Free Agency.

Steven Register granted Free Agency.

Merkin Valdez granted Free Agency.

November 11, 2010

Signed Willie Collazo as a free agent.

Signed Mike Hinckley as a free agent.

November 12, 2010

Brian Tallet granted Free Agency.

Dewayne Wise granted Free Agency.

Edwin Encarnacion selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

November 15, 2010

Released Shawn Hill.

Taylor Buchholz selected by the Boston Red Sox off waivers.

November 17, 2010

Traded Danny Farquhar and Trystan Magnuson to the Oakland Athletics. Received Rajai Davis.

November 29, 2010

Signed Winston Abreu as a free agent.

November 30, 2010

Signed Jason Frasor as a free agent.

December 2, 2010

Jeremy Accardo granted Free Agency.

Fred Lewis granted Free Agency.

December 3, 2010

Purchased Carlos Villanueva from the Milwaukee Brewers.

December 6, 2010

Traded Shaun Marcum to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Brett Lawrie.

December 9, 2010

Brad Emaus drafted by the New York Mets in the 2010 rule 5 draft.

December 16, 2010

Signed Edwin Encarnacion as a free agent.

December 19, 2010

Signed Ryan Budde as a free agent.

December 20, 2010

Signed Brian Stokes as a free agent.

December 21, 2010

Signed Corey Patterson as a free agent.

January 4, 2011

Signed Chad Cordero as a free agent.

Signed Octavio Dotel as a free agent.

January 5, 2011

Selected Wil Ledezma off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

January 17, 2011

Signed Jon Rauch as a free agent.

January 21, 2011

Signed Jason Lane as a free agent.

Traded Vernon Wells to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Received Mike Napoli and Juan Rivera.

January 25, 2011

Traded Mike Napoli to the Texas Rangers. Received Frank Francisco.

February 4, 2011

Signed Craig Stansberry as a free agent.

February 9, 2011

Signed Ryan Shealy as a free agent.

February 14, 2011

Free agent signing of Brian Stokes voided.

February 16, 2011

Signed Scott Podsednik as a free agent.

March 1, 2011

Signed Niuman Romero as a free agent.

March 6, 2011

Signed Bobby Korecky as a free agent.

March 12, 2011

Selected Cesar Cabral off waivers from the Tampa Bay Rays.

March 13, 2011

Signed Chris Woodward as a free agent.

March 14, 2011

Cesar Cabral selected by the Tampa Bay Rays off waivers.

March 29, 2011

Purchased Jayson Nix from the Cleveland Indians.

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