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2000 Montreal Expos

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1999 / 2001

67-95, Finished 4th in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Felipe Alou (67-95)
GM: Jim Beattie, Scouting Dir: Jim Fleming
Scored 738 runs, Allowed 902 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-96

Ballparks: Stade Olympique · Attendance: 926,272 (16th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 103, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 99, 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

Terry Jones granted Free Agency.

October 15, 1999

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.

April 25, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Miguel Batista to the Kansas City Royals. Received Brad Rigby.

May 1, 2000 (Standings)

Sent Simon Pond to the Cleveland Indians as part of a conditional deal.

May 19, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Jim Poole as a free agent.

June 5, 2000 (Standings)

Drafted Justin Wayne in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed July 20, 2000.

Drafted Grady Sizemore in the 3rd round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2000.

Drafted Cliff Lee in the 4th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed July 6, 2000.

Drafted Shawn Hill in the 6th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2000.

Drafted Wes Littleton in the 7th round of the 2000 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Phil Seibel in the 8th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed August 7, 2000.

Drafted Fred Lewis in the 20th round of the 2000 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Jason Bay in the 22nd round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2000.

Drafted Anthony Ferrari in the 44th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2000.

Drafted Jeff Karstens in the 45th round of the 2000 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 7, 2000 (Standings)

Released Jim Poole.

June 18, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Julio Santana as a free agent.

June 20, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Julio Manon as a free agent.

June 21, 2000 (Standings)

David Moraga selected by the Colorado Rockies off waivers.

June 22, 2000 (Standings)

Released Charlie O'Brien.

July 12, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Joey Eischen as a free agent.

July 31, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Rondell White to the Chicago Cubs. Received Scott Downs.

August 8, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Chris Widger to the Seattle Mariners. Received players to be named later. The Seattle Mariners sent Sean Spencer (August 10, 2000) and Terrmel Sledge (September 28, 2000) to the Montreal Expos to complete the trade.

August 12, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Matt Skrmetta to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Jarrod Patterson.

October 10, 2000 (Standings)

Felipe Lira granted Free Agency.

Julio Santana granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2000 (Standings)

Scott Forster granted Free Agency.

Pat Lennon granted Free Agency.

Jarrod Patterson granted Free Agency.

October 18, 2000

Trace Coquillette granted Free Agency.

Jeremy Powell granted Free Agency.

Brad Rigby granted Free Agency.

Yohanny Valera granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2000

Lenny Webster granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2000

Signed Rob Sasser as a free agent.

November 12, 2000

Signed Scott Stewart as a free agent.

November 15, 2000

Released J.D. Smart.

November 17, 2000

Signed Randy Knorr as a free agent.

Signed Felipe Lira as a free agent.

Signed Sandy Martinez as a free agent.

Signed Mark Smith as a free agent.

December 4, 2000

Trey Moore selected by the Atlanta Braves off waivers.

December 14, 2000

Traded Dustin Hermanson and Steve Kline to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received Britt Reames and Fernando Tatis.

December 15, 2000

Signed Bobby Munoz as a free agent.

December 21, 2000

Wilton Guerrero granted Free Agency.

Signed Curtis Pride as a free agent.

Signed Tim Raines as a free agent.

Signed Bob Scanlan as a free agent.

December 22, 2000

Traded Jorge Julio to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Ryan Minor.

January 10, 2001

Signed Chris Peters as a free agent.

January 29, 2001

Released Salomon Torres.

March 14, 2001

Released Bob Henley.

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