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2001 Minnesota Twins

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2000 / 2002

85-77, Finished 2nd in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Tom Kelly (85-77)
GM: Terry Ryan, Farm Dir: Jim Rantz, Scouting Dir: Mike Radcliff
Scored 771 runs, Allowed 766 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-81

Ballparks: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome · Attendance: 1,782,929 (11th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 101, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 102, Pitching - 102

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2000 / 2002 Trades and Transactions

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

October 2, 2000

Marcus Jensen granted Free Agency.

October 4, 2000

Jason Maxwell granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2000

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.

April 13, 2001 (Standings)

Signed Quinton McCracken as a free agent.

May 30, 2001 (Standings)

Signed Tony Fiore as a free agent.

June 5, 2001 (Standings)

Drafted Joe Mauer in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 2001 amateur draft. Player signed July 17, 2001.

Drafted Jose Morales in the 3rd round of the 2001 amateur draft. Player signed June 30, 2001.

Drafted Kevin Cameron in the 13th round of the 2001 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 2001.

Drafted Matt Macri in the 17th round of the 2001 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Nick Blackburn in the 29th round of the 2001 amateur draft. Player signed May 21, 2002.

July 3, 2001 (Standings)

Traded Hanley Frias to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received Larry Sutton.

July 22, 2001 (Standings)

Sent Damon Hollins to the Atlanta Braves as part of a conditional deal.

July 28, 2001 (Standings)

Traded Mark Redman to the Detroit Tigers. Received Todd Jones.

July 30, 2001 (Standings)

Traded Matt Lawton to the New York Mets. Received Rick Reed.

September 18, 2001 (Standings)

John Barnes selected by the Colorado Rockies off waivers.

September 21, 2001 (Standings)

Casey Blake selected by the Baltimore Orioles off waivers.

October 8, 2001 (Standings)

Quinton McCracken granted Free Agency.

October 10, 2001 (Standings)

Jason Maxwell granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2001 (Standings)

Selected Casey Blake off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.

October 15, 2001 (Standings)

Danny Ardoin granted Free Agency.

Mike Moriarty granted Free Agency.

Mike Oquist granted Free Agency.

Jason Simontacchi granted Free Agency.

Larry Sutton granted Free Agency.

October 19, 2001

Hector Carrasco granted Free Agency.

October 24, 2001

Chad Allen granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2001

Todd Jones granted Free Agency.

November 7, 2001

Signed David Lamb as a free agent.

November 20, 2001

Saul Rivera selected by the New York Mets off waivers.

December 13, 2001

Drafted Joe Dillon from the Kansas City Royals in the 2001 minor league draft.

January 14, 2002

Signed Kurt Abbott as a free agent.

January 15, 2002

Signed Brian Meadows as a free agent.

January 23, 2002

Signed Michael Jackson as a free agent.

January 24, 2002

Signed Alex Prieto as a free agent.

February 3, 2002

Signed David Lee as a free agent.

February 4, 2002

Signed Scott Randall as a free agent.

March 2, 2002

Signed Jose Mijares as an amateur free agent.

March 15, 2002

Signed Warren Morris as a free agent.

Released Kurt Abbott.

March 28, 2002

Released Brian Meadows.

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2000 / 2002 Trades and Transactions