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2000 Cleveland Indians

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1999 / 2001

90-72, Finished 2nd in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Charlie Manuel (90-72)
GM: John Hart, Scouting Dir: John Mirabelli
Scored 950 runs, Allowed 816 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 92-70

Ballparks: Jacobs Field · Attendance: 3,456,278 (1st of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 101, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 101, Pitching - 100

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1999 / 2001 Trades and Transactions

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

October 4, 1999

Rich DeLucia granted Free Agency.

Jesse Levis granted Free Agency.

Jim Poole granted Free Agency.

Chris Turner granted Free Agency.

Paul Wagner granted Free Agency.

October 15, 1999

Travis Driskill granted Free Agency.

Jeff Manto granted Free Agency.

Bill Selby granted Free Agency.

Mark Whiten granted Free Agency.

October 28, 1999

Chris Haney granted Free Agency.

Michael Jackson granted Free Agency.

October 29, 1999

Carlos Baerga granted Free Agency.

Harold Baines granted Free Agency.

Wil Cordero granted Free Agency.

November 1, 1999

Mark Langston granted Free Agency.

November 4, 1999

Paul Assenmacher granted Free Agency.

Dwight Gooden granted Free Agency.

November 5, 1999

Signed Danys Baez as an amateur free agent.

November 16, 1999

Signed Chris Coste as a free agent.

Signed Jason Stanford as an amateur free agent.

November 17, 1999

Jason Rakers selected by the Kansas City Royals off waivers.

November 23, 1999

Selected Justin Speier off waivers from the Atlanta Braves.

December 3, 1999

Signed Brian Barber as a free agent.

Signed Scott Kamieniecki as a free agent.

December 7, 1999

Signed Mark Langston as a free agent.

December 16, 1999

Signed Chuck Finley as a free agent.

December 21, 1999

Tyler Houston granted Free Agency.

December 22, 1999

Signed Kane Davis as a free agent.

Signed Mandy Romero as a free agent.

December 23, 1999

Signed Joey Eischen as a free agent.

Signed Bill Selby as a free agent.

Signed Ruben Sierra as a free agent.

January 8, 2000

Signed Chris Haney as a free agent.

January 13, 2000

Signed Lance Johnson as a free agent.

Signed Jesse Levis as a free agent.

January 19, 2000

Signed Bobby Witt as a free agent.

January 24, 2000

Signed Roy Smith as a free agent.

January 26, 2000

Signed Steve Falteisek as a free agent.

Signed Curtis King as a free agent.

Signed Alan Newman as a free agent.

January 27, 2000

Signed Scott Sanders as a free agent.

February 8, 2000

Signed Chris Nichting as a free agent.

February 18, 2000

Signed Mark Whiten as a free agent.

March 20, 2000

Signed Joe Roa as a free agent.

Released Ruben Sierra.

March 27, 2000

Traded Steve Falteisek to the Florida Marlins. Received Victor Rodriguez (minors).

March 28, 2000

Signed Clint Sodowsky as a free agent.

March 29, 2000

Released Scott Sanders.

March 30, 2000

Released Lance Johnson.

March 31, 2000

Released Dustan Mohr.

April 12, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Scott Sanders as a free agent.

April 29, 2000 (Standings)

Released Joey Eischen.

April 30, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Jeff Manto as a free agent.

May 1, 2000 (Standings)

Received Simon Pond from the Montreal Expos as part of a conditional deal.

May 3, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Ivan Ochoa as an amateur free agent.

Signed Eider Torres as an amateur free agent.

May 8, 2000 (Standings)

Released Bobby Witt.

May 14, 2000 (Standings)

Released Scott Sanders.

May 18, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Scott Sanders as a free agent.

May 22, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Andrew Lorraine as a free agent.

May 24, 2000 (Standings)

Scott Sanders granted Free Agency.

May 30, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Hansel Izquierdo as a free agent.

June 5, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Brian Williams as a free agent.

Drafted Derek Thompson in the 1st round (37th pick) of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 2000.

Drafted Brian Tallet in the 2nd round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed August 1, 2000.

Drafted Joe Inglett in the 8th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 2000.

Drafted Ryan Church in the 14th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 7, 2000.

Drafted Jonathan Van Every in the 29th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed May 19, 2001.

Drafted Brian Wilson in the 30th round of the 2000 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Eric Crozier in the 41st round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 2000.

June 9, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Jim Poole as a free agent.

June 16, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Mike Mohler as a free agent.

Signed Jaime Navarro as a free agent.

June 21, 2000 (Standings)

Released Clint Sodowsky.

June 23, 2000 (Standings)

Mark Watson selected by the Seattle Mariners off waivers.

June 29, 2000 (Standings)

Traded David Justice to the New York Yankees. Received Zach Day, Ricky Ledee and Jake Westbrook.

July 1, 2000 (Standings)

Mike Mohler granted Free Agency.

July 4, 2000 (Standings)

Released Scott Kamieniecki.

July 21, 2000 (Standings)

Released Hansel Izquierdo.

July 28, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Ricky Ledee to the Texas Rangers. Received David Segui.

Traded Alex Ramirez and Enrique Wilson to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Wil Cordero.

Traded a player to be named later, Kane Davis, Paul Rigdon and Richie Sexson to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Jason Bere, Bob Wickman and Steve Woodard. The Cleveland Indians sent Marco Scutaro (August 30, 2000) to the Milwaukee Brewers to complete the trade.

August 3, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Dave Hollins as a free agent.

August 24, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Sean Berry as a free agent.

September 8, 2000 (Standings)

Selected Eric DuBose off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.

September 22, 2000 (Standings)

Eric DuBose selected by the Detroit Tigers off waivers.

October 2, 2000 (Standings)

Jaime Navarro granted Free Agency.

Alan Newman granted Free Agency.

October 5, 2000 (Standings)

Andrew Lorraine granted Free Agency.

Brian Williams granted Free Agency.

October 6, 2000 (Standings)

Released Chris Haney.

October 15, 2000 (Standings)

Chan Perry granted Free Agency.

Joe Roa granted Free Agency.

Mandy Romero granted Free Agency.

Roy Smith granted Free Agency.

October 18, 2000

Sean Berry granted Free Agency.

Dave Hollins granted Free Agency.

Jesse Levis granted Free Agency.

Jeff Manto granted Free Agency.

Chris Nichting granted Free Agency.

Mark Whiten granted Free Agency.

October 20, 2000

Released Jamie Brewington.

Released Bill Selby.

October 24, 2000

Willie Martinez selected by the Minnesota Twins off waivers.

October 27, 2000

Sandy Alomar granted Free Agency.

Manny Ramirez granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2000

David Segui granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2000

Jason Bere granted Free Agency.

November 16, 2000

Traded Rob Pugmire (minors) and Jim Brower to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Ed Taubensee.

November 18, 2000

Signed Dan Smith as a free agent.

November 19, 2000

Signed Ellis Burks as a free agent.

December 20, 2000

Signed Scott Aldred as a free agent.

Signed Marty Cordova as a free agent.

Signed Eric Gunderson as a free agent.

Signed Dave Hollins as a free agent.

Signed Tim Laker as a free agent.

December 22, 2000

Signed Karim Garcia as a free agent.

December 28, 2000

Signed Roberto Hernandez as an amateur free agent.

January 9, 2001

Signed Juan Gonzalez as a free agent.

January 11, 2001

Traded Tom Martin to the New York Mets. Received Javier Ochoa (minors).

January 16, 2001

Signed Argenis Reyes as an amateur free agent.

January 20, 2001

Signed Scott Radinsky as a free agent.

January 26, 2001

Signed Butch Huskey as a free agent.

January 30, 2001

Signed Roy Smith as a free agent.

February 7, 2001

Signed Jerry Spradlin as a free agent.

February 8, 2001

Signed Willie Blair as a free agent.

Signed Kirk Bullinger as a free agent.

Signed Chris Petersen as a free agent.

February 9, 2001

Signed Jamie Walker as a free agent.

February 10, 2001

Signed Ariel Prieto as a free agent.

February 19, 2001

Signed Tim Byrdak as a free agent.

March 21, 2001

Released Chris Petersen.

March 27, 2001

Released Ariel Prieto.

March 29, 2001

Received Trace Coquillette from the Chicago Cubs as part of a conditional deal.

March 31, 2001

Signed Chris Hammond as a free agent.

Released Willie Blair.

Released Jerry Spradlin.

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1999 / 2001 Trades and Transactions