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2000 Toronto Blue Jays

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1999 / 2001

83-79, Finished 3rd in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jim Fregosi (83-79)
GM: Gord Ash, Farm Dir: Bob Nelson, Scouting Dir: Tim Wilken
Scored 861 runs, Allowed 908 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 77-85

Ballparks: SkyDome · Attendance: 1,705,712 (10th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 103, Pitching - 103 · one-year: Batting - 102, Pitching - 103

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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 5, 1999

Norberto Martin granted Free Agency.

October 7, 1999

Rob Butler granted Free Agency.

October 15, 1999

Alex Delgado granted Free Agency.

Willie Greene granted Free Agency.

Chris Jones granted Free Agency.

Adam Melhuse granted Free Agency.

October 20, 1999

Jacob Brumfield granted Free Agency.

Released John Hudek.

October 29, 1999

Graeme Lloyd granted Free Agency.

David Segui granted Free Agency.

November 3, 1999

Brian McRae granted Free Agency.

November 5, 1999

Tony Fernandez granted Free Agency.

November 8, 1999

Traded Jorge Nunez (minors) and Shawn Green to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Pedro Borbon and Raul Mondesi.

November 10, 1999

Signed Charlie Greene as a free agent.

November 11, 1999

Pat Borders granted Free Agency.

Traded Pat Hentgen and Paul Spoljaric to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received Alberto Castillo, Matt DeWitt and Lance Painter.

November 12, 1999

Signed Darwin Cubillan as a free agent.

November 16, 1999

Released Mike Matheny.

November 17, 1999

Signed Chad Mottola as a free agent.

December 7, 1999

Signed Jacob Brumfield as a free agent.

December 13, 1999

Jim Mann drafted by the New York Mets in the 1999 rule 5 draft.

Brian Smith drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1999 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Dewayne Wise from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1999 rule 5 draft.

December 21, 1999

Signed Frank Castillo as a free agent.

January 6, 2000

Signed Robert Ellis as a free agent.

January 18, 2000

Signed David Segui as a free agent.

February 16, 2000

Signed Eric Gunderson as a free agent.

March 14, 2000

Signed Robert Perez as a free agent.

March 16, 2000

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

March 22, 2000

The New York Mets returned Jim Mann (earlier draft pick).

Traded Jim Mann to the New York Mets. Received Jerson Perez (minors).

March 26, 2000

Signed Glenn Williams as a free agent.

March 27, 2000

Signed Marty Cordova as a free agent.

March 28, 2000

Nerio Rodriguez selected by the New York Mets off waivers.

March 31, 2000

Anthony Sanders selected by the Seattle Mariners off waivers.

April 10, 2000 (Standings)

Signed Todd Greene as a free agent.

April 28, 2000 (Standings)

Released Mark Dalesandro.

May 23, 2000 (Standings)

Released Robert Ellis.

Casey Blake selected by the Minnesota Twins off waivers.

June 5, 2000 (Standings)

Drafted Dustin McGowan in the 1st round (33rd pick) of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 20, 2000.

Drafted Mike Smith in the 5th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 2000.

Drafted Rich Thompson in the 6th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 19, 2000.

Drafted Vinnie Chulk in the 12th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 2000.

Drafted Cody Clark in the 48th round of the 2000 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 12, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Mike Romano to the Minnesota Twins. Received Francisco Alvarez (minors).

July 19, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Darwin Cubillan and Michael Young to the Texas Rangers. Received Esteban Loaiza.

July 25, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Kevin Brown to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Alvin Morrow (minors).

July 26, 2000 (Standings)

Sent Eric Gunderson to the San Francisco Giants as part of a conditional deal.

Traded a player to be named later to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Rob Ducey. The Toronto Blue Jays sent John Sneed (minors) (July 31, 2000) to the Philadelphia Phillies to complete the trade.

July 28, 2000 (Standings)

Released Brendan Donnelly.

July 31, 2000 (Standings)

Traded Brent Abernathy to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Received Mark Guthrie and Steve Trachsel.

August 4, 2000 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the Texas Rangers. Received Dave Martinez. The Toronto Blue Jays sent Peter Munro (August 8, 2000) to the Texas Rangers to complete the trade.

August 5, 2000 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Mickey Morandini. The Toronto Blue Jays sent Rob Ducey (August 7, 2000) to the Philadelphia Phillies to complete the trade.

October 4, 2000 (Standings)

Marty Cordova granted Free Agency.

October 11, 2000 (Standings)

Mark Lukasiewicz selected by the Anaheim Angels off waivers.

October 15, 2000 (Standings)

Kevin Witt granted Free Agency.

October 18, 2000

Charlie Greene granted Free Agency.

Robert Perez granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2000

Alex Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2000

Frank Castillo granted Free Agency.

Mark Guthrie granted Free Agency.

Dave Martinez granted Free Agency.

Mickey Morandini granted Free Agency.

Steve Trachsel granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2000

Craig Grebeck granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2000

Signed Aaron Holbert as a free agent.

November 7, 2000

Traded Gary Glover to the Chicago White Sox. Received Scott Eyre.

November 19, 2000

Signed Robinzon Diaz as an amateur free agent.

November 22, 2000

Traded Clayton Andrews and Leo Estrella to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Steve Parris.

December 2, 2000

Signed Chris Latham as a free agent.

December 6, 2000

Signed Mickey Morandini as a free agent.

December 7, 2000

Signed Jason Dickson as a free agent.

December 8, 2000

Signed Dan Plesac as a free agent.

December 10, 2000

Signed Alex Gonzalez as a free agent.

December 11, 2000

Jay Gibbons drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2000 rule 5 draft.

Signed Jeff Frye as a free agent.

Traded John Bale to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Jayson Werth.

December 13, 2000

Signed Chris Michalak as a free agent.

Signed Jaime Navarro as a free agent.

December 15, 2000

Signed Ryan Thompson as a free agent.

December 19, 2000

Signed Izzy Molina as a free agent.

December 21, 2000

Signed Trent Hubbard as a free agent.

January 9, 2001

Signed Hector Carrasco as a free agent.

January 14, 2001

Traded Matt DeWitt and David Wells to the Chicago White Sox. Received Mike Williams (minors), Kevin Beirne, Brian Simmons and Mike Sirotka.

January 16, 2001

Sent Chad Mottola to the Florida Marlins as part of a conditional deal.

January 24, 2001

Signed Alfredo Aceves as an amateur free agent.

March 17, 2001

Released Trent Hubbard.

March 20, 2001

Traded Mike Williams (minors) to the Chicago White Sox. Received Matt DeWitt.

March 28, 2001

Released Hector Carrasco.

Released Todd Greene.

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1999 / 2001 Trades and Transactions