Derek Aucoin

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Derek Aucoin
Pitcher
Born: (1970-03-27) March 27, 1970 (age 49)
Lachine, Quebec
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 21, 1996, for the Montreal Expos
Last MLB appearance
May 25, 1996, for the Montreal Expos
MLB statistics
Win-loss record0-1
Earned run average3.38
Strikeouts1
Teams

Derek Alfred Aucoin (born March 27, 1970) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. Aucoin pitched in two games for the Montreal Expos in the 1996 season. He had a 0–1 record, in 2.2 innings, with a 3.38 ERA.

He was signed by the Expos as an amateur free agent in 1989.

Personal life[edit]

In April 2011, Derek married Isabelle Rochefort. They have a son, Dawson Paul Aucoin, named after HOF Andre Dawson.

Professional Baseball Career[edit]

Montreal Expos[edit]

In his first professional season, 1989, with the Gulf Coast League Expos he went 2–1 with a 2.66 ERA in seven games, three starts.

While with the Short-Season Jamestown Expos in 1990 Aucoin compiled a record of 1–3 with a 4.46 ERA in eight games, all starts.

His next two seasons, 1991 and 1992, were spent at the Class-A level. In '91 he went 3–6 with a 4.28 ERA in 41 games, four starts with the Sumter Flyers. In '92 he went 3–2 with a 3.00 ERA in 39 games, two starts with the Rockford Expos.

Aucoin was promoted to the Advanced-A West Palm Beach Expos in 1993. He compiled a record of 4–4 with a 4.24 ERA in 38 games, six starts.

In 1994 Aucoin split the season between West Palm Beach and the Double-A Harrisburg Senators of the Eastern League He went a combined 3–4 with a 2.82 ERA in 38 games. Staying at Harrisburg in 1995 he went 2–4 with a 4.96 ERA in 29 games.

Aucoin split the 1996 season between the Expos and the Triple-A Ottawa Lynx of the International League. With Ottawa he went 3–5 with a 3.96 ERA in 52 games. On May 21, 1996 he made his Major League debut against the San Francisco Giants. In ​23 of an inning he gave up one earned run and registering a loss. He would finish his Major Career going 0–1 with a 3.39 ERA in two games.

With West Palm Beach and Ottawa in 1997 he went a combined 0–1 with a dismal 11.37 ERA in 25 games.

New York Mets[edit]

In his final season, 1998, Aucoin split the season between the Gulf Coast League Mets, the Advanced-A St. Lucie Mets, the Double-A Binghamton Mets and the Triple-A Norfolk Tides He went a combined 1–0 with a 6.21 ERA in 28 games.

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