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2000 Pittsburgh Pirates

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1999 / 2001

69-93, Finished 5th in NL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Gene Lamont (69-93)
GM: Cam Bonifay, Farm Dir: John Green, Scouting Dir: Mickey White
Scored 793 runs, Allowed 888 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-89

Ballparks: Three Rivers Stadium · Attendance: 1,748,908 (12th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 99, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 98, Pitching - 99

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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

Jim Dougherty granted Free Agency.

Chris Tremie granted Free Agency.

October 12, 1999

John Wehner granted Free Agency.

October 14, 1999

Tim Laker granted Free Agency.

Ron Wright selected by the Cincinnati Reds off waivers.

October 15, 1999

Frank Castillo granted Free Agency.

Kane Davis granted Free Agency.

Adam Hyzdu granted Free Agency.

Jason Phillips granted Free Agency.

Ken Ryan granted Free Agency.

Rich Sauveur granted Free Agency.

Todd Van Poppel granted Free Agency.

October 20, 1999

Jeff Tabaka granted Free Agency.

October 29, 1999

Ed Sprague granted Free Agency.

October 30, 1999

Signed Adam Hyzdu as a free agent.

November 4, 1999

Signed Jarrod Patterson as a free agent.

November 5, 1999

Joe Oliver granted Free Agency.

Dale Sveum granted Free Agency.

November 17, 1999

Signed Jason Wood as a free agent.

December 7, 1999

Sold Greg Hansell to Hanshin Tigers (Japan Central).

December 10, 1999

Signed Dale Sveum as a free agent.

December 13, 1999

Kory DeHaan drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 1999 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Brian Smith from the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1999 rule 5 draft.

Traded Brad Clontz to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Roberto Manzueta (minors).

Traded Brant Brown to the Florida Marlins. Received Bruce Aven.

December 14, 1999

Signed Wil Cordero as a free agent.

December 20, 1999

Signed Randy Knorr as a free agent.

Signed Tim Laker as a free agent.

December 21, 1999

Brian Smith granted Free Agency.

Signed Brian Smith as a free agent.

December 23, 1999

Released Javier Martinez.

January 6, 2000

Signed Jason Phillips as a free agent.

January 13, 2000

Signed Cory Bailey as a free agent.

January 14, 2000

Signed Jose Parra as a free agent.

January 18, 2000

Signed John Wehner as a free agent.

Signed Eddie Zosky as a free agent.

January 19, 2000

Signed Luis Sojo as a free agent.

February 9, 2000

Signed Mark Leiter as a free agent.

Signed Josias Manzanillo as a free agent.

Signed Dave Stevens as a free agent.

February 13, 2000

Released Jarrod Patterson.

February 14, 2000

Signed Jarrod Patterson as a free agent.

February 16, 2000

Signed Juan Carlos Oviedo as an amateur free agent.

February 23, 2000

Traded Al Martin and cash to the San Diego Padres. Received Geraldo Padua (minors), Jim Sak (minors) and John Vander Wal.

March 23, 2000

Released Mark Leiter.

March 29, 2000

Released Pete Schourek.

Jason Boyd selected by the Milwaukee Brewers off waivers.

April 1, 2000 (Standings)

Released Dave Stevens.

April 6, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Brad Clontz as a free agent.

May 6, 2000 (Standings)

Released Randy Knorr.

June 5, 2000 (Standings)

Drafted Sean Burnett in the 1st round (19th pick) of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed July 7, 2000.

Drafted Chris Young in the 3rd round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed September 6, 2000.

Drafted Jose Bautista in the 20th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed May 19, 2001.

Drafted Nate McLouth in the 25th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed August 29, 2000.

Drafted Ian Snell in the 26th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 21, 2000.

June 28, 2000 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the San Diego Padres. Received Dan Serafini. The Pittsburgh Pirates sent Andy Bausher (minors) (August 8, 2000) to the San Diego Padres to complete the trade.

July 20, 2000 (Standings)

Released Mike Garcia.

July 28, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Wil Cordero to the Cleveland Indians. Received Alex Ramirez and Enrique Wilson.

July 29, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Jason Christiansen to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received Jack Wilson.

August 6, 2000 (Standings)

Sent Bruce Aven to the Los Angeles Dodgers as part of a conditional deal.

August 7, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Luis Sojo to the New York Yankees. Received Chris Spurling.

August 12, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Jarrod Patterson to the Montreal Expos. Received Matt Skrmetta.

August 15, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Jim Bullinger as a free agent.

August 23, 2000 (Standings)

Sent Eddie Zosky to the Houston Astros as part of a conditional deal.

October 2, 2000 (Standings)

Ivan Cruz granted Free Agency.

Jose Parra granted Free Agency.

October 9, 2000 (Standings)

Released Brad Clontz.

October 11, 2000 (Standings)

John Wehner granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2000 (Standings)

Matt Skrmetta granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2000 (Standings)

Free agent signing of Jim Bullinger voided.

Marc Wilkins selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

October 15, 2000 (Standings)

Cory Bailey granted Free Agency.

Jason Phillips granted Free Agency.

Kevin Pickford granted Free Agency.

Jason Wood granted Free Agency.

October 18, 2000

Adam Hyzdu granted Free Agency.

Tim Laker granted Free Agency.

Brian Smith granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2000

Signed Adam Hyzdu as a free agent.

Sold Alex Ramirez to Yakult Swallows (Japan Central).

December 1, 2000

Signed Kevin Pickford as a free agent.

Jeff Wallace selected by the Cincinnati Reds off waivers.

December 10, 2000

Signed Derek Bell as a free agent.

Signed Terry Mulholland as a free agent.

December 11, 2000

Drafted Yurendell de Caster from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 2000 minor league draft.

December 21, 2000

Chris Peters granted Free Agency.

December 27, 2000

Signed Jason Ryan as a free agent.

January 9, 2001

Signed Thomas Howard as a free agent.

Signed Jason Phillips as a free agent.

Signed John Wehner as a free agent.

January 10, 2001

Signed Jason Wood as a free agent.

January 12, 2001

Signed Andy Barkett as a free agent.

Signed Marc Wilkins as a free agent.

January 15, 2001

Signed Mike Garcia as a free agent.

January 19, 2001

Signed Reggie Harris as a free agent.

January 24, 2001

Signed Don Wengert as a free agent.

February 1, 2001

Signed Billy Taylor as a free agent.

February 2, 2001

Signed Jose Parra as a free agent.

February 3, 2001

Signed Mike Lincoln as a free agent.

February 14, 2001

Signed Jairo Asencio as an amateur free agent.

March 20, 2001

Released Dan Serafini.

March 23, 2001

Signed Chris Petersen as a free agent.

March 26, 2001

Released Reggie Harris.

March 28, 2001

Received Omar Olivares from the Oakland Athletics as part of a conditional deal.

March 30, 2001

Released Matt Duff.

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1999 / 2001 Trades and Transactions