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2010 Washington Nationals

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2009 / 2011

69-93, Finished 5th in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jim Riggleman (69-93)
GM: Mike Rizzo, Farm Dir: Doug Harris, Scouting Dir: Kris Kline
Scored 655 runs, Allowed 742 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 72-90

Ballparks: Nationals Park · Attendance: 1,828,066 (14th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 99, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 101

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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 29, 2009

Jamie Burke granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2009

Selected Doug Slaten off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

November 5, 2009

Josh Bard granted Free Agency.

Livan Hernandez granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2009

Austin Kearns granted Free Agency.

Ron Villone granted Free Agency.

Dmitri Young granted Free Agency.

November 9, 2009

Freddie Bynum granted Free Agency.

Kory Casto granted Free Agency.

Brad Eldred granted Free Agency.

Joel Guzman granted Free Agency.

Norris Hopper granted Free Agency.

Gustavo Molina granted Free Agency.

Luke Montz granted Free Agency.

Jorge Padilla granted Free Agency.

Horacio Ramirez granted Free Agency.

Daryle Ward granted Free Agency.

David Williams granted Free Agency.

November 13, 2009

Logan Kensing granted Free Agency.

November 17, 2009

Signed Jamie Burke as a free agent.

Signed Logan Kensing as a free agent.

November 30, 2009

Signed Jerry Owens as a free agent.

December 7, 2009

Signed Ivan Rodriguez as a free agent.

Released Saul Rivera.

Traded a player to be named later to the New York Yankees. Received Brian Bruney. The Washington Nationals sent Jamie Hoffmann (December 10, 2009) to the New York Yankees to complete the trade.

December 8, 2009

Signed Ryan Speier as a free agent.

December 10, 2009

Released Zack Segovia.

Drafted Jamie Hoffmann from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2009 rule 5 draft.

December 12, 2009

Mike MacDougal granted Free Agency.

Scott Olsen granted Free Agency.

December 13, 2009

Signed Scott Olsen as a free agent.

December 14, 2009

Signed Joel Peralta as a free agent.

December 21, 2009

Signed Jason Marquis as a free agent.

December 22, 2009

Signed Josh Whitesell as a free agent.

December 28, 2009

Signed Eric Bruntlett as a free agent.

Signed Eddie Guardado as a free agent.

January 6, 2010

Signed Matt Capps as a free agent.

January 13, 2010

Signed Pedro Lopez as a free agent.

January 19, 2010

Signed Chris Duncan as a free agent.

Released J.D. Martin.

January 25, 2010

Signed Chuck James as a free agent.

Signed Tyler Walker as a free agent.

January 29, 2010

Signed Miguel Batista as a free agent.

February 3, 2010

Signed Kevin Mench as a free agent.

Marco Estrada selected by the Milwaukee Brewers off waivers.

February 4, 2010

Signed J.D. Martin as a free agent.

February 6, 2010

Signed Andrew Brown as a free agent.

February 7, 2010

Signed Shawn Estes as a free agent.

February 12, 2010

Signed Adam Kennedy as a free agent.

February 15, 2010

Signed Willy Taveras as a free agent.

February 16, 2010

Signed Chien-Ming Wang as a free agent.

February 17, 2010

Signed Ron Villone as a free agent.

February 24, 2010

Signed Livan Hernandez as a free agent.

March 10, 2010

Released Shawn Estes.

Released Eddie Guardado.

March 15, 2010

Released Ron Villone.

March 17, 2010

Released Elijah Dukes.

Released Logan Kensing.

March 20, 2010

Signed Carlos Maldonado as a free agent.

March 24, 2010

Signed Mike MacDougal as a free agent.

March 29, 2010

Selected Chris Coste off waivers from the New York Mets.

April 20, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Ron Villone as a free agent.

May 21, 2010 (Standings)

Released Willy Taveras.

May 24, 2010 (Standings)

Sent Andrew Brown to the St. Louis Cardinals as part of a conditional deal.

Released Brian Bruney.

May 31, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Joe Bisenius as a free agent.

Released Eric Bruntlett.

June 5, 2010 (Standings)

Released Chris Coste.

June 7, 2010 (Standings)

Drafted Bryce Harper in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed August 16, 2010.

June 8, 2010 (Standings)

Drafted Aaron Barrett in the 9th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed June 14, 2010.

Drafted Robbie Ray in the 12th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Player signed August 15, 2010.

June 10, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Jason Botts as a free agent.

June 29, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Jimmy Barthmaier as a free agent.

July 1, 2010 (Standings)

Mike MacDougal granted Free Agency.

July 2, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Orlando Hernandez as a free agent.

July 29, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Matt Capps to the Minnesota Twins. Received Joe Testa (minors) and Wilson Ramos.

July 30, 2010 (Standings)

Traded Cristian Guzman to the Texas Rangers. Received Ryan Tatusko (minors) and Tanner Roark.

July 31, 2010 (Standings)

Signed Yunesky Maya as an amateur free agent.

August 7, 2010 (Standings)

Purchased Brian Bixler from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

August 12, 2010 (Standings)

Released Ron Villone.

October 5, 2010 (Standings)

Jamie Burke granted Free Agency.

Carlos Maldonado granted Free Agency.

October 6, 2010 (Standings)

Jason Bergmann granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2010

Miguel Batista granted Free Agency.

Adam Dunn granted Free Agency.

Willie Harris granted Free Agency.

Kevin Mench granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2010

Adam Kennedy granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2010

Scott Olsen granted Free Agency.

Released Tyler Walker.

November 6, 2010

Jimmy Barthmaier granted Free Agency.

Jason Botts granted Free Agency.

Chris Duncan granted Free Agency.

Jesse English granted Free Agency.

Victor Garate granted Free Agency.

Luis Garcia granted Free Agency.

Chuck James granted Free Agency.

Pedro Lopez granted Free Agency.

Pete Orr granted Free Agency.

Jerry Owens granted Free Agency.

November 11, 2010

Joe Bisenius granted Free Agency.

November 12, 2010

Signed Tim Wood as a free agent.

November 16, 2010

Signed Jeff Frazier as a free agent.

November 29, 2010

Signed Jimmy Barthmaier as a free agent.

December 2, 2010

Wil Nieves granted Free Agency.

Joel Peralta granted Free Agency.

Chien-Ming Wang granted Free Agency.

December 5, 2010

Signed Jayson Werth as a free agent.

December 9, 2010

Drafted Brian Broderick from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2010 rule 5 draft.

Michael Martinez drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2010 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Elvin Ramirez from the New York Mets in the 2010 rule 5 draft.

December 10, 2010

Signed Joe Bisenius as a free agent.

Signed Buck Coats as a free agent.

Signed Jonathan Van Every as a free agent.

December 14, 2010

Signed Matt Stairs as a free agent.

December 16, 2010

Signed Chien-Ming Wang as a free agent.

Traded Josh Willingham to the Oakland Athletics. Received Corey Brown and Henry Rodriguez.

December 17, 2010

Signed Matt Antonelli as a free agent.

Signed Chad Gaudin as a free agent.

December 20, 2010

Signed Michael Aubrey as a free agent.

December 21, 2010

Signed Rick Ankiel as a free agent.

December 23, 2010

Signed Harvey Garcia as a free agent.

Signed Carlos Maldonado as a free agent.

Aaron Thompson selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates off waivers.

January 7, 2011

Signed Adam LaRoche as a free agent.

January 19, 2011

Signed Jerry Hairston as a free agent.

Released J.D. Martin.

Traded Michael Burgess (minors), Graham Hicks (minors) and A.J. Morris (minors) to the Chicago Cubs. Received Tom Gorzelanny.

January 24, 2011

Signed Todd Coffey as a free agent.

February 2, 2011

Signed Alex Cora as a free agent.

Signed Cla Meredith as a free agent.

Traded Justin Maxwell to the New York Yankees. Received Adam Olbrychowski (minors).

February 3, 2011

Signed Laynce Nix as a free agent.

February 4, 2011

Signed Kevin Barker as a free agent.

Signed J.D. Martin as a free agent.

February 8, 2011

Signed Alex Cintron as a free agent.

February 11, 2011

Signed Miguel Perez as a free agent.

March 5, 2011

Signed Ron Villone as a free agent.

March 11, 2011

Released Cla Meredith.

March 19, 2011

Released Kevin Barker.

March 23, 2011

Signed Oliver Perez as a free agent.

March 27, 2011

Traded Nyjer Morgan to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Cutter Dykstra (minors) and cash.

March 28, 2011

Traded Alberto Gonzalez to the San Diego Padres. Received Erik Davis and cash.

March 30, 2011

Released Alex Cintron.

Released Harvey Garcia.

March 31, 2011

Released Joe Bisenius.

Released Jonathan Van Every.

Released Tim Wood.

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