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2000 Minnesota Twins

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1999 / 2001

69-93, Finished 5th in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Tom Kelly (69-93)
GM: Terry Ryan, Farm Dir: Jim Rantz, Scouting Dir: Mike Radcliff
Scored 748 runs, Allowed 880 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 69-93

Ballparks: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome · Attendance: 1,000,760 (14th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 104, Pitching - 105 · one-year: Batting - 106, Pitching - 107

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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 6, 1999

Brent Gates granted Free Agency.

October 7, 1999

Marty Cordova granted Free Agency.

Gary Rath granted Free Agency.

October 12, 1999

Selected Sean Bergman off waivers from the Atlanta Braves.

October 15, 1999

Shane Bowers granted Free Agency.

Tony Fiore granted Free Agency.

Kevin Ohme granted Free Agency.

October 29, 1999

Mike Trombley granted Free Agency.

November 4, 1999

Terry Steinbach granted Free Agency.

November 15, 1999

Signed Jason Maxwell as a free agent.

November 30, 1999

Signed Robin Jennings as a free agent.

December 7, 1999

Traded Chris Latham to the Colorado Rockies. Received Scott Randall.

December 13, 1999

Traded Jared Camp (minors) to the Florida Marlins. Received Johan Santana and cash.

December 15, 1999

Signed Rick Greene as a free agent.

December 20, 1999

Signed Todd Rizzo as a free agent.

January 4, 2000

Signed Marcus Jensen as a free agent.

January 14, 2000

Signed Bobby Ayala as a free agent.

January 27, 2000

Signed Butch Huskey as a free agent.

April 1, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Dustan Mohr as a free agent.

April 4, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Jay Canizaro as a free agent.

May 23, 2000 (Standings)

Selected Casey Blake off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.

June 5, 2000 (Standings)

Drafted Adam Johnson in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 19, 2000.

Drafted Aaron Heilman in the 1st round (31st pick) of the 2000 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted J.D. Durbin in the 2nd round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed July 18, 2000.

Drafted Jason Miller in the 4th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed July 4, 2000.

Drafted Josh Rabe in the 11th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 2000.

Drafted Jason Kubel in the 12th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2000.

Drafted Daniel Davidson in the 28th round of the 2000 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 12, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Francisco Alvarez (minors) to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Mike Romano.

June 14, 2000 (Standings)

Scott Randall selected by the Texas Rangers off waivers.

June 22, 2000 (Standings)

Released Sean Bergman.

July 2, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Alex Romero as an amateur free agent.

July 15, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Butch Huskey and Todd Walker to the Colorado Rockies. Received Todd Sears and cash.

July 25, 2000 (Standings)

Released Robin Jennings.

July 31, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Mario Valdez to the Oakland Athletics. Received Danny Ardoin.

August 31, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Midre Cummings to the Boston Red Sox. Received Hector DeLosSantos (minors).

September 9, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Hector Carrasco to the Boston Red Sox. Received Lew Ford.

September 27, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Jason Simontacchi as a free agent.

October 2, 2000 (Standings)

Marcus Jensen granted Free Agency.

October 4, 2000 (Standings)

Jason Maxwell granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2000 (Standings)

Mike Romano granted Free Agency.

October 18, 2000

Gus Gandarillas granted Free Agency.

October 24, 2000

Selected Willie Martinez off waivers from the Cleveland Indians.

November 6, 2000

Signed Jason Maxwell as a free agent.

December 10, 2000

Released Jason Ryan.

December 11, 2000

Drafted Brandon Knight from the New York Yankees in the 2000 rule 5 draft.

December 19, 2000

Signed Tom Prince as a free agent.

December 20, 2000

Ron Coomer granted Free Agency.

Released Mike Lincoln.

January 11, 2001

Released Jeff Harris.

February 7, 2001

Signed Trent Oeltjen as an amateur free agent.

February 12, 2001

Signed Mike Oquist as a free agent.

February 23, 2001

Signed Damon Hollins as a free agent.

March 28, 2001

Returned Brandon Knight (earlier draft pick) to the New York Yankees.

Signed Mike Duvall as a free agent.

Traded Chad Moeller to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Hanley Frias.

March 30, 2001

Signed Hector Carrasco as a free agent.

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1999 / 2001 Trades and Transactions