2000 Toronto Blue Jays season

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2000 Toronto Blue Jays
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Rogers Communications, Interbrew
General manager(s) Gord Ash
Manager(s) Jim Fregosi
Local television CBC Television
(Brian Williams, Rich Waltz, John Cerutti)
The Sports Network
(Dan Shulman, Buck Martinez)
CTV Sportsnet
(Rod Black, Joe Carter)
Local radio CHUM (AM)
(Jerry Howarth, Tom Cheek, Gary Matthews)
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The 2000 Toronto Blue Jays season was the franchise's twenty-fourth season of Major League Baseball. It resulted in the Blue Jays finishing third in the American League East with a record of 83 wins and 79 losses.

Offseason

  • November 8, 1999: Raúl Mondesí was traded by the Los Angeles Dodgers with Pedro Borbón to the Toronto Blue Jays for Shawn Green and Jorge Nunez (minors).[1]
  • November 11, 1999: Paul Spoljaric was traded by the Toronto Blue Jays with Pat Hentgen to the St. Louis Cardinals for Alberto Castillo, Matt DeWitt, and Lance Painter.[2]

December 13, 1999: DeWayne Wise was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1999 rule 5 draft.[3]

Regular season

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 87 74 0.540 44–36 43–38
Boston Red Sox 85 77 0.525 42–39 43–38
Toronto Blue Jays 83 79 0.512 45–36 38–43
Baltimore Orioles 74 88 0.457 13½ 44–37 30–51
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 69 92 0.429 18 36–44 33–48


Record vs. opponents

2000 American League Records

Source: AL Standings Head-to-Head
Team ANA BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC  MIN NYY OAK SEA TB  TEX TOR NL 
Anaheim 7–5 5–4 4–6 3–6 5–5 6–6 7–3 5–5 5–8 5–8 6–6 7–5 5–7 12–6
Baltimore 5–7 5–7 4–6 5–4 6–4 3–7 6–3 5–7 4–8 3–7 8–5 6–6 7–6 7–11
Boston 4–5 7–5 7–5 6–6 7–5 4–6 8–2 6–7 5–5 5–5 6–6 7–3 4–8 9–9
Chicago 6–4 6–4 5–7 8–5 9–3 5–7 7–5 8–4 6–3 7–5 6–4 5–5 5–5 12–6
Cleveland 6–3 4–5 6–6 5–8 6–7 5–7 5–8 5–5 6–6 7–2 8–2 6–4 8–4 13–5
Detroit 5–5 4–6 5–7 3–9 7–6 5–7 7–6 8–4 6–4 7–2 4–5 5–5 3–9 10–8
Kansas City 6–6 7–3 6–4 7–5 7–5 7–5 7–5 2–8 4–8 4–8 5–5 3–7 4–6 8–10
Minnesota 3–7 3–6 2–8 5–7 8–5 6–7 5–7 5–5 5–7 3–9 4–6 8–4 5–4 7–11
New York 5–5 7–5 7–6 4–8 5–5 4–8 8–2 5–5 6–3 4–6 6–6 10–2 5–7 11–6
Oakland 8–5 8–4 5–5 3–6 6–6 4–6 8–4 7–5 3–6 9–4 7–2 5–7 7–3 11–7
Seattle 8–5 7–3 5–5 5–7 2–7 2–7 8–4 9–3 6–4 4–9 9–3 7–5 8–2 11–7
Tampa Bay 6–6 5–8 6–6 4–6 2–8 5–4 5–5 6–4 6–6 2–7 3–9 5–7 5–7 9–9
Texas 5–7 6–6 3–7 5–5 4–6 5–5 7–3 4–8 2–10 7–5 5–7 7–5 4–6 7–11
Toronto 7–5 6–7 8–4 5–5 4–8 9–3 6–4 4–5 7–5 3–7 2–8 7–5 6–4 9–9

Notable transactions

July 19, 2000: Esteban Loaiza was traded by the Texas Rangers to the Toronto Blue Jays for Darwin Cubillán and Michael Young.[4]

2000 Draft picks

Source [5]

The 2002 MLB draft was held in June 2001.

Round Pick Player Position College/School Nationality
1 18 Miguel Negron OF Manuela Toro High School (Caguas, PR) Puerto Rico
1s 33 Dustin McGowan RHP Long County High School United States
2 45 Peter Bauer RHP University of South Carolina United States
2 58 Dominic Rich 2B Auburn University United States
3 88 Morrin Davis OF Hillsborough High School United States
4 118 Raul Tablado SS Miami Southridge High School United States
5 148 Mike Smith RHP University of Richmond United States
6 178 Rich Thompson OF James Madison University United States
7 208 Aaron Sisk 3B University of New Mexico United States
8 238 David Abbott RHP University of Arizona United States
9 268 Nom Siriveaw 3B Oklahoma State University Thailand
10 298 Jerrod Payne RHP University of North Florida United States

Roster

2000 Toronto Blue Jays
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

Game log

2000 Game Log

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; R = Runs; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; TB = Total Bases

Pos Player G AB R H HR RBI Avg. TB
C Darrin Fletcher 122 416 43 133 20 58 .320 214
1B Carlos Delgado 162 569 115 196 41 137 .344 378
2B Homer Bush 76 297 38 64 1 18 .215 75
SS Gonzalez, AlexAlex Gonzalez 141 527 68 133 15 69 .252 213
3B Tony Batista 154 620 96 163 41 114 .263 322
LF Shannon Stewart 136 583 107 186 21 69 .319 302
CF Jose Cruz 162 603 91 146 31 76 .242 281
RF Raúl Mondesí 96 388 78 105 24 67 .271 203
DH Brad Fullmer 133 482 76 142 32 104 .295 269

[6]

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB R H HR RBI Avg. TB
Craig Grebeck 66 241 38 71 3 23 .295 99
Marty Cordova 62 200 23 49 4 18 .245 68
Alberto Castillo 66 185 14 39 1 16 .211 49

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Award winners

All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Syracuse SkyChiefs International League Pat Kelly and Mel Queen
AA Tennessee Smokies Southern League Rocket Wheeler
A Dunedin Blue Jays Florida State League Marty Pevey
A Hagerstown Suns South Atlantic League Rolando Pino
A-Short Season Queens Kings New York–Penn League Eddie Rodríguez
Rookie Medicine Hat Blue Jays Pioneer League Paul Elliott

[8]

References

  1. Raúl Mondesí Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  2. Paul Spoljaric Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  3. http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/w/wisede01.shtml
  4. Esteban Loaiza Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  5. "Feature: 2000 Free Agent Draft Pick Compensation". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 2, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/TOR/2000.shtml
  7. Blue Jays All-Stars | bluejays.com: History
  8. Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

External links

Preceded by
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Succeeded by
2001 Toronto Blue Jays season