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2012 Washington Nationals

Trades and Transactions

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98-64, Finished 1st in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Davey Johnson (98-64)
GM: Mike Rizzo, Farm Dir: Bob Boone, Scouting Dir: Kris Kline
Scored 731 runs, Allowed 594 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 96-66

Ballparks: Nationals Park · Attendance: 2,370,794 (9th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 101, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 101, Pitching - 100

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2011 / 2013 Trades and Transactions

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

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.

April 2, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Jason Michaels as a free agent.

Chad Durbin granted Free Agency.

May 8, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Mike Gonzalez as a free agent.

May 29, 2012 (Standings)

The Minnesota Twins returned Erik Komatsu (earlier draft pick).

June 19, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Koyie Hill as a free agent.

June 25, 2012 (Standings)

Released Brad Lidge.

July 3, 2012 (Standings)

Xavier Paul granted Free Agency.

July 27, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Brian Broderick as a free agent.

Released Rick Ankiel.

July 28, 2012 (Standings)

Signed Mike MacDougal as a free agent.

July 29, 2012 (Standings)

Released Xavier Nady.

August 3, 2012 (Standings)

Released Koyie Hill.

Traded David Freitas (minors) to the Oakland Athletics. Received Kurt Suzuki and cash.

August 6, 2012 (Standings)

Selected Cesar Izturis off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers.

August 20, 2012 (Standings)

Cesar Izturis granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2012 (Standings)

Brett Carroll granted Free Agency.

October 17, 2012

Carlos Maldonado granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2012

Mark DeRosa granted Free Agency.

Mike Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

Edwin Jackson granted Free Agency.

Chien-Ming Wang granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2012

Sean Burnett granted Free Agency.

Adam LaRoche granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2012

Mitch Atkins granted Free Agency.

Jimmy Barthmaier granted Free Agency.

Jeff Fulchino granted Free Agency.

Jarrett Hoffpauir granted Free Agency.

Waldis Joaquin granted Free Agency.

Mike MacDougal granted Free Agency.

Jason Michaels granted Free Agency.

Atahualpa Severino granted Free Agency.

Mark Teahen granted Free Agency.

November 7, 2012

Signed Carlos Maldonado as a free agent.

Signed Will Rhymes as a free agent.

November 19, 2012

Signed Fernando Abad as a free agent.

November 29, 2012

Traded Alex Meyer (minors) to the Minnesota Twins. Received Denard Span.

November 30, 2012

Jesus Flores granted Free Agency.

Tom Gorzelanny granted Free Agency.

John Lannan granted Free Agency.

December 3, 2012

Signed Bill Bray as a free agent.

December 6, 2012

Jeff Kobernus drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 2012 rule 5 draft.

December 7, 2012

Signed Dan Haren as a free agent.

December 13, 2012

Signed Brian Bocock as a free agent.

December 28, 2012

Signed Mike Costanzo as a free agent.

2013

Delwyn Young received from ??? in an unknown transaction.

January 5, 2013

Signed Ross Ohlendorf as a free agent.

Signed Sean West as a free agent.

January 8, 2013

Signed Adam LaRoche as a free agent.

January 16, 2013

As part of a 3-team trade, traded Mike Morse to the Seattle Mariners. Received a player to be named later, A.J. Cole (minors) and Blake Treinen from the Oakland Athletics. In addition, the Seattle Mariners sent John Jaso to the Oakland Athletics. The Oakland Athletics sent Ian Krol (March 20, 2013) to the Washington Nationals to complete the trade.

January 17, 2013

Signed Rafael Soriano as a free agent.

January 24, 2013

Signed Jerad Head as a free agent.

February 5, 2013

Signed Jeremy Accardo as a free agent.

Signed Chris Snyder as a free agent.

February 6, 2013

Signed Micah Owings as a free agent.

February 11, 2013

Signed Will Ohman as a free agent.

February 13, 2013

Signed Michael Crotta as a free agent.

February 22, 2013

Signed Chris Young as a free agent.

March 4, 2013

Signed Melvin Dorta as a free agent.

Signed Jason Michaels as a free agent.

March 5, 2013

Released Will Ohman.

March 18, 2013

Released Chris Snyder.

March 21, 2013

Released Delwyn Young.

March 23, 2013

The Detroit Tigers returned Jeff Kobernus (earlier draft pick).

Signed J.C. Romero as a free agent.

March 26, 2013

Released Chris Young.

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2011 / 2013 Trades and Transactions