Derek Aucoin

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Derek Aucoin
Born: (1970-03-27) March 27, 1970 (age 47)
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 record 0-1
Earned run average 3.38
Strikeouts 1

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.

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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