2000 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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2000 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Kevin McClatchy
General manager(s) Cam Bonifay
Manager(s) Gene Lamont
Local television WPGH-TV/WCWB-TV
Steve Blass
Lanny Frattare
Greg Brown
Bob Walk
Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh
Steve Blass
Lanny Frattare
Greg Brown
Bob Walk
Local radio KDKA
Steve Blass
Lanny Frattare
Greg Brown
Bob Walk
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Offseason[edit]

  • December 10, 1999: Dale Sveum was signed as a Free Agent with the Pittsburgh Pirates.[1]
  • December 13, 1999: Bruce Aven was traded by the Florida Marlins to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Brant Brown.[2]
  • January 19, 2000: Luis Sojo was signed as a Free Agent with the Pittsburgh Pirates.[3]
  • February 9, 2000: Josías Manzanillo was signed as a Free Agent with the Pittsburgh Pirates.[4]
  • February 23, 2000: Al Martin was traded by the Pittsburgh Pirates with cash to the San Diego Padres for John Vander Wal, Geraldo Padua (minors), and James Sak (minors).[5]

Regular season[edit]

Aerial view of Three Rivers Stadium, Its final year in 2000.

Opening Day starters[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Central Division W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 95 67 .586    --
Cincinnati Reds 85 77 .525 10.0
Milwaukee Brewers 73 89 .451 22.0
Houston Astros 72 90 .444 23.0
Pittsburgh Pirates 69 93 .426 26.0
Chicago Cubs 65 97 .401 30.0

Transactions[edit]

  • August 6, 2000: Bruce Aven was sent to the Los Angeles Dodgers by the Pittsburgh Pirates as part of a conditional deal.[2]
  • August 7, 2000: Luis Sojo was traded by the Pittsburgh Pirates to the New York Yankees for Chris Spurling.[3]

Roster[edit]

2000 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Batting[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Aramis Ramírez 73 254 65 .256 6 35

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Relief pitchers[edit]
Player G IP W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors[edit]

2000 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Nashville Sounds Pacific Coast League Trent Jewett and Richie Hebner
AA Altoona Curve Eastern League Marty Brown
A Lynchburg Hillcats Carolina League Tracy Woodson
A Hickory Crawdads South Atlantic League Jay Loviglio
Short-Season A Williamsport Crosscutters New York–Penn League Curtis Wilkerson
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Woody Huyke

References[edit]