2000 Los Angeles Dodgers season

2000 Los Angeles Dodgers season

MLB yearly infobox alt
name = Los Angeles Dodgers
season = 2000
misc =

current league = National League
y1 = 1890
division = Western Division
y2 = 1969
ballpark = Dodger Stadium
y4 = 1962
city = Los Angeles, California
y5 = 1958
owners = News Corporation
general managers = Kevin Malone
managers = Davey Johnson
television = FSN West 2; KTLA (5)
radio = XTRA Sports 1150
Vin Scully, Ross Porter, Rick Monday
Jaime Jarrin, Pepe Yñiguez|

In 2000, the Dodgers set a club record for home runs with 211, led by Gary Sheffield, who tied Duke Snider's single-season club mark with 43. Eric Karros became the L.A. Dodger all-time leader with his 229th home run and Dave Hansen set a Major League record with seven pinch-hit home runs. Kevin Brown led the league in E.R.A. with 2.58 and rookie pitcher Matt Herges started the season 8-0, the first pitcher since Fernando Valenzuela to open the season with eight straight victories. The Dodgers won 86 games, but failed to make the post-season, finishing second in the Western Division of the National League. Manager Davey Johnson was fired after the season and replaced with bench coach Jim Tracy.

eason standings

2000 roster

Relief Pitchers stats

Batting Stats

2000 Awards

*2000 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
**Kevin Brown reserve
**Gary Sheffield reserve
*NL Player of the Week
**Gary Sheffield (June 12-18)
**Gary Sheffield (July 9-16)
**Chan Ho Park (Sep. 18-24)

2000 Transactions

* November 8: Acquired Shawn Green and [http://www.thebaseballcube.com/players/N/Jorge-Nunez.shtml Jorge Nunez] from the Toronto Blue Jays for Raúl Mondesí and Pedro Borbon, Jr.
* December 12: Acquired Terry Adams, [http://www.thebaseballcube.com/players/R/Chad-Ricketts.shtml Chad Ricketts] and [http://www.thebaseballcube.com/players/S/Brian-Stephenson.shtml Brian Stephenson] from the Chicago Cubs for Ismael Valdes and Eric Young
*March 15: Craig Counsell was released by the Los Angeles Dodgers. [http://www.baseball-reference.com/c/counscr01.shtml]
* April 1: Acquired [http://www.thebaseballcube.com/players/L/Kenneth-Lutz.shtml Kenny Lutz] from the Cincinnati Reds for Juan Castro
* June 13: Acquired Al Reyes from the Baltimore Orioles for Alan Mills
* June 20: Acquired Jim Leyritz from the New York Yankees for Jose Vizcaino
* July 26: Acquired Ismael Valdez from the Chicago Cubs for Jamie Arnold and Jorge Piedra
* July 31: Acquired Tom Goodwin from the Colorado Rockies for Todd Hollandsworth [http://www.baseball-reference.com/h/hollato01.shtml] , [http://www.thebaseballcube.com/players/D/Randy-Dorame.shtml Randey Dorame] and [http://www.thebaseballcube.com/players/G/Kevin-Gibbs.shtml Kevin Gibbs]
*August 6: Acquired Bruce Aven from the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash
*December 15: Scott Service was signed as a Free Agent with the Los Angeles Dodgers. [http://www.baseball-reference.com/s/servisc01.shtml]

2000 Minor League Teams

*AAA: Albuquerque Dukes (managed by Tom Gamboa) - Pacific Coast League
*AA: San Antonio Missions (managed by Rick Burleson) - Texas League
*A: San Bernardino Stampede (managed by Dino Ebel) - California League
*A: Vero Beach Dodgers (managed by John Shoemaker) - Florida State League
*A: Yakima Bears (managed by Butch Hughes) - Northwest League
*Rookie: Great Falls Dodgers (managed by Juan Bustabad) - Pioneer League


External links

* [http://exhibits.baseballhalloffame.org/dressed_to_the_nines/detail_page.asp?fileName=nl_2000_losangeles.gif&Entryid=1963 2000 Los Angeles Dodgers uniform]
* [http://www.Dodgers.com Los Angeles Dodgers official web site]
* [http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/LAD/2000.shtml Baseball-Reference season page]
* [http://www.baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=2000&t=LAN Baseball Almanac season page]

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