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2001 Pittsburgh Pirates

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2000 / 2002

62-100, Finished 6th in NL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Lloyd McClendon (62-100)
GM: Cam Bonifay (Fired 6/11/2001), Scouting Dir: Mickey White
Scored 657 runs, Allowed 858 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 62-100

Ballparks: PNC Park · Attendance: 2,464,870 (11th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 103, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 101, Pitching - 103

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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

Ivan Cruz granted Free Agency.

Jose Parra granted Free Agency.

October 9, 2000

Released Brad Clontz.

October 11, 2000

John Wehner granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2000

Matt Skrmetta granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2000

Free agent signing of Jim Bullinger voided.

Marc Wilkins selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

October 15, 2000

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.

April 2, 2001 (Standings)

Released Billy Taylor.

April 3, 2001 (Standings)

Signed Billy Taylor as a free agent.

April 11, 2001 (Standings)

Signed Ramon Martinez as a free agent.

April 16, 2001 (Standings)

Released Kevin Pickford.

June 1, 2001 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Tim Laker. The Pittsburgh Pirates sent Jason Ryan (June 1, 2001) to the Los Angeles Dodgers to complete the trade.

June 4, 2001 (Standings)

Released Jason Phillips.

June 5, 2001 (Standings)

Drafted John Van Benschoten in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 2001 amateur draft. Player signed July 3, 2001.

Drafted Jeremy Guthrie in the 3rd round of the 2001 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Jeff Keppinger in the 4th round of the 2001 amateur draft. Player signed August 3, 2001.

Drafted Chris Duffy in the 8th round of the 2001 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 2001.

Drafted Stephen Drew in the 11th round of the 2001 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Jonathan Albaladejo in the 19th round of the 2001 amateur draft. Player signed June 6, 2001.

Drafted Zach Duke in the 20th round of the 2001 amateur draft. Player signed July 31, 2001.

Drafted Chris Shelton in the 33rd round of the 2001 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 2001.

Drafted Rajai Davis in the 38th round of the 2001 amateur draft. Player signed June 26, 2001.

Drafted Shane Youman in the 43rd round of the 2001 amateur draft. Player signed August 22, 2001.

June 7, 2001 (Standings)

Signed Henry Owens as an amateur free agent.

June 13, 2001 (Standings)

Traded Enrique Wilson to the New York Yankees. Received Damaso Marte.

July 10, 2001 (Standings)

Traded Emil Brown to the San Diego Padres. Received Shawn Garrett (minors) and Shawn Camp.

July 11, 2001 (Standings)

Traded Chris Petersen to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Bry Nelson.

July 28, 2001 (Standings)

Released John Wehner.

July 30, 2001 (Standings)

Traded Jason Schmidt and John Vander Wal to the San Francisco Giants. Received Armando Rios and Ryan Vogelsong.

July 31, 2001 (Standings)

Released Jose Parra.

Traded Terry Mulholland to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Adrian Burnside (minors) and Mike Fetters.

Traded Mike Williams to the Houston Astros. Received Tony McKnight.

August 6, 2001 (Standings)

Signed John Wehner as a free agent.

August 10, 2001 (Standings)

Selected Gary Matthews off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.

August 13, 2001 (Standings)

Selected Mendy Lopez off waivers from the Houston Astros.

August 15, 2001 (Standings)

Luis Figueroa selected by the New York Mets off waivers.

October 8, 2001 (Standings)

Billy Taylor granted Free Agency.

Don Wengert granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2001 (Standings)

Marc Wilkins granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2001 (Standings)

Andy Barkett granted Free Agency.

Mike Garcia granted Free Agency.

Yamid Haad granted Free Agency.

Alex Hernandez granted Free Agency.

Rich Loiselle granted Free Agency.

Mendy Lopez granted Free Agency.

Bry Nelson granted Free Agency.

John Wehner granted Free Agency.

Jason Wood granted Free Agency.

October 22, 2001

Brian O'Connor granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2001

Josias Manzanillo granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2001

Omar Olivares granted Free Agency.

November 18, 2001

Signed Kevin Tolar as a free agent.

December 7, 2001

Signed Mendy Lopez as a free agent.

December 13, 2001

Traded Lee Evans (minors) and Todd Ritchie to the Chicago White Sox. Received Josh Fogg, Sean Lowe and Kip Wells.

Drafted Luis Ugueto from the Florida Marlins in the 2001 rule 5 draft.

Sold Luis Ugueto to the Seattle Mariners.

December 16, 2001

Signed Brian O'Connor as a free agent.

December 20, 2001

Traded Jose Silva to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Ben Shaffar (minors).

December 28, 2001

Sold Gary Matthews to the New York Mets.

December 30, 2001

Signed Salomon Torres as a free agent.

January 2, 2002

Signed Mike Williams as a free agent.

January 5, 2002

Signed Scott Service as a free agent.

January 23, 2002

Signed Alberto Reyes as a free agent.

January 24, 2002

Signed Brian Boehringer as a free agent.

January 25, 2002

Signed Wayne Gomes as a free agent.

January 30, 2002

Signed Pokey Reese as a free agent.

February 16, 2002

Signed Ron Villone as a free agent.

February 18, 2002

Signed Mandy Romero as a free agent.

March 5, 2002

Signed Josias Manzanillo as a free agent.

Signed Curtis Pride as a free agent.

March 13, 2002

Released Warren Morris.

March 22, 2002

Signed Joe Roa as a free agent.

March 26, 2002

Received Trace Coquillette from the Montreal Expos as part of a conditional deal.

March 27, 2002

Traded Ruddy Yan (minors) and Damaso Marte to the Chicago White Sox. Received Matt Guerrier.

March 28, 2002

Sent Joe Roa to the Philadelphia Phillies as part of a conditional deal.

Released Sam McConnell.

March 30, 2002

Signed Brian Meadows as a free agent.

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2000 / 2002 Trades and Transactions