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2000 Chicago White Sox

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1999 / 2001

95-67, Finished 1st in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jerry Manuel (95-67)
GM: Ron Schueler, Scouting Dir: Duane Shaffer
Scored 978 runs, Allowed 839 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 92-70

Ballparks: Comiskey Park II · Attendance: 1,947,799 (9th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 102 · one-year: Batting - 106, Pitching - 105

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1999 / 2001 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from October 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 4, 1999

Todd Rizzo granted Free Agency.

Bryan Ward granted Free Agency.

October 15, 1999

Mike Heathcott granted Free Agency.

Dave Hollins granted Free Agency.

Chad Mottola granted Free Agency.

David Lundquist selected by the Kansas City Royals off waivers.

November 5, 1999

Darrin Jackson granted Free Agency.

November 15, 1999

Signed Kelly Wunsch as a free agent.

January 3, 2000

Signed Gustavo Molina as an amateur free agent.

January 12, 2000

Traded Jaime Navarro and John Snyder to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Cal Eldred and Jose Valentin.

February 3, 2000

Signed J.R. Phillips as a free agent.

March 29, 2000

Released Carlos Castillo.

April 21, 2000 (Standings)

Selected Herbert Perry off waivers from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

May 4, 2000 (Standings)

Released Hansel Izquierdo.

May 31, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Tanyon Sturtze to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Received Tony Graffanino.

June 5, 2000 (Standings)

Drafted Joe Borchard in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed August 8, 2000.

Drafted Tim Hummel in the 2nd round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 21, 2000.

Drafted Mike Morse in the 3rd round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 19, 2000.

Drafted Heath Phillips in the 10th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed May 12, 2001.

June 16, 2000 (Standings)

Sold J.R. Phillips to the Houston Astros.

July 29, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Miguel Felix (minors), Juan Figueroa (minors), Jason Lakman (minors) and Brook Fordyce to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Harold Baines and Charles Johnson.

August 18, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Ken Hill as a free agent.

August 29, 2000 (Standings)

Released Ken Hill.

September 14, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Pedro Lopez as an amateur free agent.

September 20, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Jesus Pena to the Boston Red Sox. Received a player to be named later. The Boston Red Sox sent Mike Rupp (minors) (March 19, 2001) to the Chicago White Sox to complete the trade.

October 18, 2000

Joe Davenport granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2000

Charles Johnson granted Free Agency.

Jose Valentin granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2000

Harold Baines granted Free Agency.

November 7, 2000

Released Craig Wilson.

Traded Scott Eyre to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Gary Glover.

November 8, 2000

Cal Eldred granted Free Agency.

November 15, 2000

Signed Mark Dalesandro as a free agent.

November 27, 2000

Traded a player to be named later to the Florida Marlins. Received Amaury Garcia. The Chicago White Sox sent Mark Roberts (minors) (December 11, 2000) to the Florida Marlins to complete the trade.

November 30, 2000

Signed Jose Valentin as a free agent.

December 7, 2000

Signed Cal Eldred as a free agent.

Traded Chad Bradford to the Oakland Athletics. Received a player to be named later. The Oakland Athletics sent Miguel Olivo (December 13, 2000) to the Chicago White Sox to complete the trade.

December 9, 2000

Traded Jeff Abbott to the Florida Marlins. Received Julio Ramirez.

December 11, 2000

Drafted Aaron Miles from the Houston Astros in the 2000 rule 5 draft.

December 14, 2000

Traded Aaron Myette and Brian Schmack to the Texas Rangers. Received Royce Clayton.

Mike Caruso selected by the Seattle Mariners off waivers.

December 18, 2000

Signed Sandy Alomar as a free agent.

December 21, 2000

Greg Norton granted Free Agency.

January 8, 2001

Signed Harold Baines as a free agent.

January 13, 2001

Signed Mike Porzio as a free agent.

January 14, 2001

Traded Mike Williams (minors), Kevin Beirne, Brian Simmons and Mike Sirotka to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Matt DeWitt and David Wells.

March 17, 2001

Traded Orlando Rodriguez (minors), Andre Simpson (minors) and Gary Majewski to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Carlos Ortega (minors) and Antonio Osuna.

March 20, 2001

Traded Matt DeWitt to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Mike Williams (minors).

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1999 / 2001 Trades and Transactions