March 27, 1970 |
|May 21, 1996, for the Montreal Expos|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 25, 1996, for the Montreal Expos|
|Earned run average||3.38|
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 2.7 innings, with a 3.38 ERA.
He was signed by the Expos as an amateur free agent in 1989.
In April 2011, Derek married Isabelle Rochefort. They have a son, Dawson Paul Aucoin, named after HOF Andre Dawson.
Professional Baseball Career
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.
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 2⁄3 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
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.