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2011 Toronto Blue Jays

Trades and Transactions

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81-81, Finished 4th in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: John Farrell (81-81)
GM: Alex Anthopoulos, Farm Dir: Charlie Wilson, Scouting Dir: Andrew Tinnish
Scored 743 runs, Allowed 761 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-83

Ballparks: Rogers Centre · Attendance: 1,818,103 (10th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 104, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 104, Pitching - 104

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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 6, 2010

Mike Jacobs granted Free Agency.

Jarrett Hoffpauir selected by the San Diego Padres off waivers.

October 15, 2010

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.

April 6, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Dewayne Wise as a free agent.

April 16, 2011 (Standings)

Purchased Yohan Pino from the Cleveland Indians.

April 18, 2011 (Standings)

Traded David Purcey to the Oakland Athletics. Received Danny Farquhar.

April 21, 2011 (Standings)

The New York Mets returned Brad Emaus (earlier draft pick).

April 22, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Brad Emaus to the Colorado Rockies. Received Chris Malone (minors) and player to be named or cash.

May 11, 2011 (Standings)

Released Scott Podsednik.

May 15, 2011 (Standings)

Released Chad Cordero.

May 20, 2011 (Standings)

Sold Niuman Romero to the Philadelphia Phillies.

June 2, 2011 (Standings)

Josh Roenicke selected by the Colorado Rockies off waivers.

June 7, 2011 (Standings)

Drafted Daniel Norris in the 2nd round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed August 15, 2011.

Drafted Anthony DeSclafani in the 6th round of the 2011 amateur draft.

June 8, 2011 (Standings)

Drafted Kevin Pillar in the 32nd round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 2011.

June 9, 2011 (Standings)

Released Dewayne Wise.

June 15, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Ramon Vazquez as a free agent.

July 12, 2011 (Standings)

Sold Juan Rivera to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

July 22, 2011 (Standings)

Released Ramon Vazquez.

July 27, 2011 (Standings)

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

Traded Jason Frasor and Zach Stewart to the Chicago White Sox. Received Edwin Jackson and Mark Teahen.

August 2, 2011 (Standings)

Jo-Jo Reyes selected by the Baltimore Orioles off waivers.

August 5, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Chad Gaudin as a free agent.

August 20, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Kyle Davies as a free agent.

August 21, 2011 (Standings)

Released Trever Miller.

August 23, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Aaron Hill and John McDonald to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Kelly Johnson.

August 26, 2011 (Standings)

Selected Dewayne Wise off waivers from the Florida Marlins.

September 5, 2011 (Standings)

Released Brian Tallet.

September 29, 2011 (Standings)

Wil Ledezma granted Free Agency.

P.J. Walters granted Free Agency.

October 4, 2011 (Standings)

Dewayne Wise granted Free Agency.

October 5, 2011 (Standings)

Chris Woodward granted Free Agency.

October 6, 2011 (Standings)

Rommie Lewis granted Free Agency.

Jayson Nix granted Free Agency.

October 21, 2011

Selected Jesse Chavez off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.

October 30, 2011

Shawn Camp granted Free Agency.

Frank Francisco granted Free Agency.

Kelly Johnson granted Free Agency.

Jose Molina granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2011

Jon Rauch granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2011

Winston Abreu granted Free Agency.

Ryan Budde granted Free Agency.

Jesse Carlson granted Free Agency.

Willie Collazo granted Free Agency.

Callix Crabbe granted Free Agency.

Kyle Davies granted Free Agency.

Chad Gaudin granted Free Agency.

Sean Henn granted Free Agency.

Jason Lane granted Free Agency.

Adam Loewen granted Free Agency.

Yohan Pino granted Free Agency.

Robert Ray granted Free Agency.

Ryan Shealy granted Free Agency.

Craig Stansberry granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2011

Purchased Trystan Magnuson from the Oakland Athletics.

November 10, 2011

Signed Jerry Gil as a free agent.

November 16, 2011

Selected Cole Kimball off waivers from the Washington Nationals.

November 18, 2011

Selected Drew Carpenter off waivers from the San Diego Padres.

Cole Kimball selected by the Washington Nationals off waivers.

November 26, 2011

Purchased Luis Valbuena from the Cleveland Indians.

December 1, 2011

Signed Robert Coello as a free agent.

Signed Garrett Mock as a free agent.

December 3, 2011

Traded Brad Mills to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Received Jeff Mathis.

December 6, 2011

Signed Willie Collazo as a free agent.

Traded Nestor Molina (minors) to the Chicago White Sox. Received Sergio Santos.

December 12, 2011

Traded Frank Gailey (minors) to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Ben Francisco.

Selected Jim Hoey off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.

December 19, 2011

Signed Yohan Pino as a free agent.

December 30, 2011

Signed Aaron Laffey as a free agent.

December 31, 2011

Signed Brian Bocock as a free agent.

January 1, 2012

Traded Myles Jaye (minors) and Daniel Webb to the Chicago White Sox. Received Jason Frasor.

January 9, 2012

Signed Darren Oliver as a free agent.

January 17, 2012

Signed Kelly Johnson as a free agent.

Released Mark Teahen.

January 19, 2012

Signed Nelson Figueroa as a free agent.

Signed Chris Woodward as a free agent.

January 23, 2012

Signed Omar Vizquel as a free agent.

January 27, 2012

Signed Bill Murphy as a free agent.

Signed Kyle Phillips as a free agent.

Signed Tim Redding as a free agent.

February 1, 2012

Signed Francisco Cordero as a free agent.

February 9, 2012

Darin Mastroianni selected by the Minnesota Twins off waivers.

February 17, 2012

Released Garrett Mock.

February 22, 2012

Signed Rick van den Hurk as a free agent.

March 4, 2012

Signed Fernando Hernandez as a free agent.

March 8, 2012

Signed Ruben Gotay as a free agent.

March 21, 2012

Rick van den Hurk selected by the Cleveland Indians off waivers.

March 30, 2012

Received Ryota Igarashi from the Pittsburgh Pirates as part of a conditional deal.

March 31, 2012

Released Nelson Figueroa.

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