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2011 Washington Nationals

Trades and Transactions

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80-81, Finished 3rd in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jim Riggleman (38-37), John McLaren (2-1) and Davey Johnson (40-43)
GM: Mike Rizzo, Farm Dir: Doug Harris, Scouting Dir: Kris Kline
Scored 624 runs, Allowed 643 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-83

Ballparks: Nationals Park · Attendance: 1,940,478 (14th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 100

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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

Jamie Burke granted Free Agency.

Carlos Maldonado granted Free Agency.

October 6, 2010

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 19, 2010

Juan Jaime selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks off waivers.

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.

April 23, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Tug Hulett as a free agent.

May 8, 2011 (Standings)

Received Gregor Blanco from the Kansas City Royals as part of a conditional deal.

May 23, 2011 (Standings)

Returned Brian Broderick (earlier draft pick) to the St. Louis Cardinals.

June 6, 2011 (Standings)

Drafted Anthony Rendon in the 1st round (6th pick) of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed August 15, 2011.

June 7, 2011 (Standings)

Drafted Taylor Hill in the 6th round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed July 4, 2011.

June 8, 2011 (Standings)

Drafted Billy Burns in the 32nd round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed July 19, 2011.

June 27, 2011 (Standings)

Sold Miguel Perez to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

June 28, 2011 (Standings)

Signed J.C. Romero as a free agent.

July 13, 2011 (Standings)

Released J.C. Romero.

July 21, 2011 (Standings)

Signed Christian Garcia as a free agent.

Released Matt Chico.

Released Chad Gaudin.

July 26, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Chris Manno (minors) and Bill Rhinehart (minors) to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Jonny Gomes and cash.

July 30, 2011 (Standings)

Traded Jerry Hairston to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Erik Komatsu.

Traded Jason Marquis to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Zach Walters.

August 1, 2011 (Standings)

Released Matt Stairs.

August 9, 2011 (Standings)

Purchased Miguel Perez from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

October 18, 2011

Returned Elvin Ramirez (earlier draft pick) to the New York Mets.

October 30, 2011

Rick Ankiel granted Free Agency.

Todd Coffey granted Free Agency.

Alex Cora granted Free Agency.

Jonny Gomes granted Free Agency.

Livan Hernandez granted Free Agency.

Laynce Nix granted Free Agency.

Ivan Rodriguez granted Free Agency.

Chien-Ming Wang granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2011

Matt Antonelli granted Free Agency.

Luis Atilano granted Free Agency.

Michael Aubrey granted Free Agency.

Jimmy Barthmaier granted Free Agency.

Gregor Blanco granted Free Agency.

Buck Coats granted Free Agency.

Jeff Frazier granted Free Agency.

Tug Hulett granted Free Agency.

Carlos Maldonado granted Free Agency.

J.D. Martin granted Free Agency.

Shairon Martis granted Free Agency.

Garrett Mock granted Free Agency.

Miguel Perez granted Free Agency.

Oliver Perez granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2011

Brian Bixler selected by the Houston Astros off waivers.

Selected Carlos Rivero off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies.

November 4, 2011

Signed Chien-Ming Wang as a free agent.

November 15, 2011

Signed Carlos Maldonado as a free agent.

November 16, 2011

Cole Kimball selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

November 18, 2011

Selected Cole Kimball off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.

December 5, 2011

Signed Brett Carroll as a free agent.

December 8, 2011

Erik Komatsu drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2011 rule 5 draft.

December 9, 2011

Traded Collin Balester to the Detroit Tigers. Received Ryan Perry.

December 11, 2011

Signed Jason Michaels as a free agent.

December 12, 2011

Doug Slaten granted Free Agency.

December 14, 2011

Signed Jarrett Hoffpauir as a free agent.

Signed Waldis Joaquin as a free agent.

December 15, 2011

Signed Jeff Fulchino as a free agent.

December 16, 2011

Signed Andres Blanco as a free agent.

December 19, 2011

Signed Mike Cameron as a free agent.

December 20, 2011

Signed Xavier Paul as a free agent.

Signed Chad Tracy as a free agent.

December 22, 2011

Signed Mark DeRosa as a free agent.

December 23, 2011

Traded A.J. Cole (minors), Tommy Milone, Derek Norris and Brad Peacock to the Oakland Athletics. Received Robert Gilliam (minors) and Gio Gonzalez.

January 9, 2012

Signed Jimmy Barthmaier as a free agent.

January 26, 2012

Signed Brad Lidge as a free agent.

February 1, 2012

Signed Chad Durbin as a free agent.

February 2, 2012

Signed Edwin Jackson as a free agent.

February 3, 2012

Signed Mitch Atkins as a free agent.

February 5, 2012

Signed Rick Ankiel as a free agent.

February 6, 2012

Signed Mark Teahen as a free agent.

February 19, 2012

Mike Cameron voluntarily retired.

February 28, 2012

Signed Mike Schultz as a free agent.

March 18, 2012

Signed Xavier Nady as a free agent.

March 29, 2012

Signed Zach Duke as a free agent.

Released Jason Michaels.

March 30, 2012

Andres Blanco granted Free Agency.

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