2000 Montreal Expos season

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2000 Montreal Expos
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Jeffrey Loria
General manager(s)Jim Beattie
Manager(s)Felipe Alou
Local televisionRDS Network
(Rodger Brulotte)
Local radio(Internet Only)
(Dave Van Horne, Joe Cannon)

CKAC (AM)
(Jacques Doucet, Rodger Brulotte, Claude Raymond, Alain Chantelois)
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The 2000 Montreal Expos season was the 32nd season in franchise history.

Offseason[edit]

  • February 4, 2000: Charlie O'Brien was signed as a Free Agent with the Montreal Expos.[1]
  • March 17, 2000: Ted Lilly was Sent by the Montreal Expos to the New York Yankees to complete an earlier deal made on December 22, 1999. The Montreal Expos sent players to be named later and Jake Westbrook to the New York Yankees for Hideki Irabu. The Montreal Expos sent Ted Lilly (March 17, 2000) and Christian Parker (March 22, 2000) to the New York Yankees to complete the trade.[2]

Spring training[edit]

In 2000, the Expos held spring training at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida, a facility they shared with the St. Louis Cardinals. It was their third season there.

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day starters[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Atlanta Braves 95 67 0.586 51–30 44–37
New York Mets 94 68 0.580 1 55–26 39–42
Florida Marlins 79 82 0.491 15½ 43–38 36–44
Montreal Expos 67 95 0.414 28 37–44 30–51
Philadelphia Phillies 65 97 0.401 30 34–47 31–50


Record vs. opponents[edit]

2000 National League Records

Source: NL Standings Head-to-Head
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL AL
Arizona 3–6 5–4 2–5 7–6 4–5 6–1 7–6 4–5 4–5 2–7 8–1 7–2 9–4 6–7 5–4 6–9
Atlanta 6–3 4–5 2–5 5–4 6–6 5–4 7–2 6–3 6–7 7–6 8–5 5–2 8–1 6–3 3–4 11–7
Chicago 4–5 5–4 4–8 4–5 1–6 5–7 3–6 6–7 4–5 2–5 6–3 3–9 3–5 4–5 3–10 8–7
Cincinnati 5–2 5–2 8–4 6–3 3–6 7–5 4–5 5–8–1 6–3 5–4 3–4 7–6 4–5 3–6 7–6 7–8
Colorado 6–7 4–5 5–4 3–6 4–5 5–4 4–9 4–5 7–2 3–6 6–3 7–2 7–6 6–7 5–3 6–6
Florida 5–4 6–6 6–1 6–3 5–4 3–5 2–7 3–4 7–6 6–6 9–4 5–4 2–7 3–6 3–6 8–9
Houston 1–6 4–5 7–5 5–7 4–5 5–3 3–6 7–6 4–5 2–5 5–4 10–3 2–7 1–8 6–6 6–9
Los Angeles 6–7 2–7 6–3 5–4 9–4 7–2 6–3 3–4 5–3 4–5 5–4 4–5 8–5 7–5 3–6 6–9
Milwaukee 5–4 3–6 7–6 8–5–1 5–4 4–3 6–7 4–3 4–5 2–7 2–5 7–5 2–7 3–6 5–7 6–9
Montreal 5–4 7–6 5–4 3–6 2–7 6–7 5–4 3–5 5–4 3–9 5–7 3–4 3–6 3–6 2–5 7–11
New York 7–2 6–7 5–2 4–5 6–3 6–6 5–2 5–4 7–2 9–3 6–7 7–2 3–6 3–5 6–3 9–9
Philadelphia 1–8 5–8 3–6 4–3 3–6 4–9 4–5 4–5 5–2 7–5 7–6 3–6 2–5 2–7 2–7 9–9
Pittsburgh 2–7 2–5 9–3 6–7 2–7 4–5 3–10 5–4 5–7 4–3 2–7 6–3 7–2 2–6 4–8 6–9
San Diego 4–9 1–8 5–3 5–4 6–7 7–2 7–2 5–8 7–2 6–3 6–3 5–2 2–7 5–7 0–9 5–10
San Francisco 7–6 3–6 5–4 6–3 7–6 6–3 8–1 5–7 6–3 6–3 5–3 7–2 6–2 7–5 5–4 8–7
St. Louis 4–5 4–3 10–3 6–7 3–5 6–3 6–6 6–3 7–5 5–2 3–6 7–2 8–4 9–0 4–5 7–8

Notable transactions[edit]

  • June 5, 2000: Grady Sizemore was drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 3rd round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2000.[3]
  • June 5, 2000: Cliff Lee was drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 4th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed July 6, 2000.[4]
  • June 5, 2000: Jason Bay was drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 22nd round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2000.[5]
  • June 22, 2000: Charlie O'Brien was released by the Montreal Expos.[1]
  • September 28, 2000: Termel Sledge was sent by the Seattle Mariners to the Montreal Expos to complete an earlier deal made on August 8, 2000. The Seattle Mariners sent players to be named later to the Montreal Expos for players to be named later and Chris Widger. The Seattle Mariners sent Sean Spencer (August 10, 2000) and Terrmel Sledge (September 28, 2000) to the Montreal Expos to complete the trade.

Roster[edit]

2000 Montreal Expos
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Game log[edit]

Legend
  Expos win
  Expos loss
  Postponement
Bold Expos team member
2000 Game Log

Attendance[edit]

The Expos drew 926,272 fans at Olympic Stadium during 2000, placing them 16th in attendance for the season among the 16 National League teams.[6] Their highest attendance at a home game occurred on April 3, when they drew an Opening Day crowd of 51,249 for a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, while the low mark was 4,769 for a game against the Florida Marlins on September 18.[6]

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; R = Runs scored; H = Hits; 2B = Doubles; 3B = Triples; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; AVG = Batting average; SB = Stolen bases

Complete offensive statistics are available here.

Pos Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI AVG SB
C Chris Widger 86 281 31 67 17 2 12 34 .238 1
1B Lee Stevens 123 449 60 119 27 2 22 75 .265 0
2B José Vidro 153 606 101 200 51 2 24 97 .330 5
SS Orlando Cabrera 125 422 47 100 25 1 13 55 .237 4
3B Michael Barrett 89 271 28 58 15 1 1 22 .214 0
LF Rondell White 75 290 52 89 24 0 11 54 .307 5
CF Peter Bergeron 148 518 80 127 25 7 5 31 .245 11
RF Vladimir Guerrero 154 571 101 197 28 11 44 123 .345 9
IF Geoff Blum 124 343 40 97 20 2 11 45 .283 1
LF Wilton Guerrero 127 288 30 77 7 2 2 23 .267 8
CI Andy Tracy 83 192 29 50 8 1 11 32 .260 1
3B Mike Mordecai 86 169 20 48 16 0 4 16 .284 2
OF Terry Jones 108 168 30 42 8 2 0 13 .250 7
UT Fernando Seguignol 76 162 22 45 8 0 10 22 .278 0
CF Milton Bradley 42 154 20 34 8 1 2 15 .221 2
C Brian Schneider 45 115 6 27 6 0 0 11 .235 0
C Lenny Webster 39 81 6 17 3 0 0 5 .210 0
SS Tomas de la Rosa 32 66 7 19 3 1 2 9 .288 2
IF Trace Coquillette 34 59 6 12 4 0 1 8 .203 0
C Charlie O'Brien 9 19 1 4 1 0 1 2 .211 0
C Yohanny Valera 7 10 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0
1B Talmadge Nunnari 18 5 2 1 0 0 0 1 .200 0
P Javier Vázquez 31 65 4 15 2 0 0 1 .231 0
P Dustin Hermanson 36 55 1 8 2 0 0 1 .145 0
P Carl Pavano 15 35 2 5 1 0 0 0 .143 0
P Mike Thurman 17 24 3 1 0 0 0 0 .042 0
P Tony Armas Jr. 15 26 1 1 0 0 0 1 .038 0
P Mike Johnson 39 22 1 4 0 0 0 3 .182 0
P Felipe Lira 50 19 3 4 0 0 2 3 .211 0
P Hideki Irabu 11 16 1 2 0 0 0 1 .125 0
P Trey Moore 8 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 .125 0
P Julio Santana 35 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Jeremy Powell 11 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 .600 0
P Anthony Telford 61 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Scott Strickland 47 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Miguel Batista 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Scott Downs 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Steve Kline 79 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Brad Rigby 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Matt Blank 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P T. J. Tucker 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 0
P Guillermo Mota 28 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Ugueth Urbina 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
P Sean Spencer 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
P Yovanny Lara 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
P Scott Forster 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
P Jim Poole 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
P David Moraga 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
P Matt Skrmetta 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 162 5535 738 1475 310 35 178 705 .266 58

Pitching[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; SV = Saves; IP = Innings pitched; R = Runs allowed; ER = Earned runs allowed; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Complete pitching statistics are available here.

Pos Player W L ERA G GS SV IP R ER BB K
SP Javier Vázquez 11 9 4.05 33 33 0 217.2 104 98 61 196
SP Dustin Hermanson 12 14 4.77 38 30 4 198.0 128 105 75 94
SP Carl Pavano 8 4 3.06 15 15 0 97.0 40 33 34 64
SP Tony Armas Jr. 7 9 4.36 17 17 0 95.0 49 46 50 59
SP Mike Thurman 4 9 6.42 17 17 0 88.1 69 63 46 52
SP Hideki Irabu 2 5 7.24 11 11 0 54.2 45 44 14 42
CL Steve Kline 1 5 3.50 83 0 14 82.1 36 32 27 64
RP Felipe Lira 5 8 5.40 53 7 0 101.2 71 61 36 51
RP Anthony Telford 5 4 3.79 64 0 3 78.1 38 33 23 68
RP Scott Strickland 4 3 3.00 49 0 9 48.0 18 16 16 48
RP Scott Forster 0 1 7.88 42 0 0 32.0 31 28 25 23
Mike Johnson 5 6 6.39 41 13 0 101.1 73 72 53 70
Julio Santana 1 5 5.67 36 4 0 66.2 45 42 33 58
Trey Moore 1 5 6.62 8 8 0 35.1 31 26 21 24
Guillermo Mota 1 1 6.00 29 0 0 30.0 21 20 12 24
Jeremy Powell 0 3 7.96 11 4 0 26.0 27 23 9 19
Matt Blank 0 1 5.14 13 0 0 14.0 8 8 5 4
Ugueth Urbina 0 1 4.05 13 0 8 13.1 6 6 5 22
Miguel Batista 0 1 14.04 4 0 0 18.1 14 13 3 7
T. J. Tucker 0 1 11.57 2 2 0 7.0 9 9 3 2
Sean Spencer 0 0 5.40 8 0 0 6.2 4 4 3 6
Yovanny Lara 0 0 6.35 6 0 0 5.2 4 4 8 3
Brad Rigby 0 0 5.06 6 0 1 5.1 5 3 3 2
Matt Skrmetta 0 0 15.19 6 0 0 5.1 10 9 6 4
Scott Downs 0 0 9.00 1 1 0 3.0 3 3 3 0
Jim Poole 0 0 27.00 5 0 0 2.0 6 6 3 3
David Moraga 0 0 37.80 3 0 0 1.2 7 7 2 2
Totals 67 95 5.13 162 162 39 1424.4 902 812 579 1011

Award winners[edit]

2000 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Ottawa Lynx International League Jeff Cox and Rick Sweet
AA Harrisburg Senators Eastern League Doug Sisson
A Jupiter Hammerheads Florida State League Luis Dorante
A Cape Fear Crocs South Atlantic League Bill Masse
A-Short Season Vermont Expos New York–Penn League Tim Leiper
Rookie GCL Expos Gulf Coast League Steve Phillips

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Charlie O'Brien Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ Ted Lilly Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ Grady Sizemore Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ Cliff Lee Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  5. ^ Jason Bay Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  6. ^ a b 2000 Montreal Expos at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007