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1999 Montreal Expos

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1998 / 2000

68-94, Finished 4th in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Felipe Alou (68-94)
GM: Jim Beattie, Scouting Dir: Jim Fleming
Scored 718 runs, Allowed 853 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-94

Ballparks: Stade Olympique · Attendance: 773,277 (16th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 103, Pitching - 105

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1998 / 2000 Trades and Transactions

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

October 1, 1998

Derrick May granted Free Agency.

October 2, 1998

Scott Livingstone granted Free Agency.

October 15, 1998

Shawn Boskie granted Free Agency.

Kirk Bullinger granted Free Agency.

Melvin Bunch granted Free Agency.

Steve Falteisek granted Free Agency.

Ray Holbert granted Free Agency.

Guillermo Mota granted Free Agency.

DaRond Stovall granted Free Agency.

October 31, 1998

Signed Armando Galarraga as an amateur free agent.

December 14, 1998

Selected Dan Smith off waivers from the Texas Rangers.

December 18, 1998

Selected Manny Martinez off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Tim Young granted Free Agency.

December 21, 1998

F.P. Santangelo granted Free Agency.

Marc Valdes granted Free Agency.

January 7, 1999

Selected Roberto Duran off waivers from the Detroit Tigers.

January 13, 1999

Signed Darron Cox as a free agent.

Signed Derrick May as a free agent.

February 2, 1999

Signed Mike Maddux as a free agent.

February 10, 1999

Signed Orlando Merced as a free agent.

March 20, 1999

Signed Guillermo Mota as a free agent.

April 3, 1999 (Standings)

Traded Jason Turman (minors) to the Seattle Mariners. Received Bobby Ayala.

April 5, 1999 (Standings)

Signed James Mouton as a free agent.

April 8, 1999 (Standings)

Released Derrick May.

April 15, 1999 (Standings)

Released Mike Maddux.

May 17, 1999 (Standings)

Signed Mel Rojas as a free agent.

May 21, 1999 (Standings)

Signed Robert Machado as a free agent.

May 31, 1999 (Standings)

Traded John Pachot (minors) to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received a player to be named later. The Arizona Diamondbacks sent Ron Calloway (July 5, 1999) to the Montreal Expos to complete the trade.

June 2, 1999 (Standings)

Drafted Brandon Phillips in the 2nd round of the 1999 amateur draft. Player signed June 21, 1999.

Drafted Matthew Cepicky in the 4th round of the 1999 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 1999.

Drafted Brandon Watson in the 9th round of the 1999 amateur draft. Player signed June 7, 1999.

Drafted Val Pascucci in the 15th round of the 1999 amateur draft. Player signed June 2, 1999.

Drafted Matt Watson in the 16th round of the 1999 amateur draft. Player signed June 5, 1999.

June 11, 1999 (Standings)

Sold Rick DeHart to Hiroshima Toyo Carp (Japan Central).

June 20, 1999 (Standings)

Released Tommy Phelps.

July 3, 1999 (Standings)

Released Mel Rojas.

August 27, 1999 (Standings)

Released Bobby Ayala.

September 7, 1999 (Standings)

Released Shane Andrews.

October 4, 1999 (Standings)

Terry Jones granted Free Agency.

October 15, 1999 (Standings)

Darron Cox granted Free Agency.

Jayson Durocher granted Free Agency.

Yovanny Lara granted Free Agency.

Robert Machado granted Free Agency.

Orlando Merced granted Free Agency.

James Mouton granted Free Agency.

November 3, 1999

Signed Yovanny Lara as a free agent.

November 12, 1999

Signed Matt Skrmetta as a free agent.

November 17, 1999

Signed Yohanny Valera as a free agent.

November 18, 1999

Selected Brent Billingsley off waivers from the Florida Marlins.

November 19, 1999

Ryan McGuire granted Free Agency.

December 13, 1999

Released Jose Fernandez.

Drafted Marty McLeary from the Boston Red Sox in the 1999 rule 5 draft.

December 20, 1999

Signed Graeme Lloyd as a free agent.

December 21, 1999

Dan Smith granted Free Agency.

December 22, 1999

Traded players to be named later and Jake Westbrook to the New York Yankees. Received Hideki Irabu. The Montreal Expos sent Ted Lilly (March 17, 2000) and Christian Parker (March 22, 2000) to the New York Yankees to complete the trade.

January 13, 2000

Signed Lenny Webster as a free agent.

January 27, 2000

Signed Mickey Morandini as a free agent.

February 4, 2000

Signed Charlie O'Brien as a free agent.

February 15, 2000

Signed Pat Lennon as a free agent.

February 16, 2000

Signed Felipe Lira as a free agent.

March 16, 2000

As part of a 3-team trade, traded Brad Fullmer to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Lee Stevens from the Texas Rangers. In addition, the Toronto Blue Jays sent David Segui and cash to the Texas Rangers.

March 17, 2000

Returned Marty McLeary (earlier draft pick) to the Boston Red Sox.

March 28, 2000

Sold Mickey Morandini to the Philadelphia Phillies.

March 29, 2000

Released Nate Field.

Released Manny Martinez.

March 31, 2000

Selected Terry Jones off waivers from the New York Yankees.

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1998 / 2000 Trades and Transactions