2001 Cincinnati Reds season

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2001 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Other information
Owner(s) Carl Lindner
General manager(s) Jim Bowden
Manager(s) Bob Boone
Local television FSN Ohio
(George Grande, Chris Welsh)
Local radio WLW
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall)
Stats ESPN.com
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The Reds playing host to the New York Mets during an April 2001 game at Cinergy Field.

The Cincinnati Reds' 2001 season consisted of the Cincinnati Reds attempting to win the National League Central. The Reds were managed by Bob Boone.


Regular season[edit]

  • May 8, 2001: Randy Johnson of the Arizona Diamondbacks struck out 20 players from the Cincinnati Reds.[3]

Season standings[edit]

Central Division W L GB Pct.
Houston Astros 93 69 -- .574
St. Louis Cardinals 93 69 -- .574
Chicago Cubs 88 74 5 .543
Milwaukee Brewers 68 94 25 .420
Cincinnati Reds 66 96 27 .407
Pittsburgh Pirates 62 100 31 .346

Notable transactions[edit]


2001 Cincinnati Reds
Pitchers Catchers



Other batters



Player stats[edit]


Starters by position[edit]

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

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters[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


Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Elmer Dessens 34 205 10 14 4.48 128

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Graves, DannyDanny Graves 66 6 5 32 4.15 49
Sullivan, ScottScott Sullivan 79 7 1 0 3.31 82

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Louisville RiverBats International League Dave Miley
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League Phillip Wellman
A Mudville Nine California League Dave Oliver
A Dayton Dragons Midwest League Donnie Scott
Rookie GCL Reds Gulf Coast League Edgar Caceres
Rookie Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Rick Burleson

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Louisville, Billings[7]


  1. ^ Chris Stynes page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Drew Henson page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Numbelievable!, p.13, Michael X. Ferraro and John Venziano, Triumph Books, 2007, Chicago, Illinois, ISBN 978-1-57243-990-0
  4. ^ Scott Service page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ José Rijo page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Alex Ochoa page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007