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2000 Oakland Athletics season

The Oakland Athletics' 2000 season involved the A's finishing 1st in the American League West with a record of 91 wins and 70 losses.

Attire Change

Offseason

  • December 30, 1999: Scott Service was signed as a free agent by the Athletics.[1]
  • December 30, 1999: Rich Becker was signed as a free agent by the Athletics.[2]

Regular season

  • May 29, 2000: Randy Velarde of the Athletics had an unassisted triple play. He caught a liner, tagged the runner coming from first base and touched second base.[3]

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB
Oakland Athletics 91 70 .565 --
Seattle Mariners 91 71 .562 ½
Anaheim Angels 82 80 .506
Texas Rangers 71 91 .438 20½

Notable transactions

Roster

2000 Oakland Athletics
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
José Ortiz 7 11 2 .182 0 1

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Scott Service 20 1 2 1 6.38 35

Postseason

Game 1, October 3

Network Associates Coliseum in Oakland, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 7 0
Oakland 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 X 5 10 2
WP: Gil Heredia (1-0)   LP: Roger Clemens (0-1)   Sv: Jason Isringhausen (1)

Game 2, October 4

Network Associates Coliseum in Oakland, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 4 8 1
Oakland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
WP: Andy Pettitte (1-0)   LP: Kevin Appier (0-1)   Sv: Mariano Rivera (1)

Game 3, October 6

Yankee Stadium in New York, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 2
New York 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 X 4 6 1
WP: Orlando Hernández (1-0)   LP: Tim Hudson (0-1)   Sv: Mariano Rivera (2)
Home runs:
OAK: Terrence Long (1)
NYY: None

Game 4, October 7

Yankee Stadium in New York, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 4 11 11 0
New York 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 8 0
WP: Barry Zito (1-0)   LP: Roger Clemens (0-2)
Home runs:
OAK: Olmedo Saenz (1)
NYY: None

Game 5, October 8

Network Associates Coliseum in Oakland, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 12 0
Oakland 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 13 0
WP: Mike Stanton (1-0)   LP: Gil Heredia (1-1)   Sv: Mariano Rivera (3)
Home runs:
NYY: David Justice (1)
OAK: None

Composite Box

2000 ALDS (3-2): New York Yankees over Oakland Athletics

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York Yankees 6 4 0 2 0 5 0 1 1 19 41 2
Oakland Athletics 3 3 1 2 4 4 0 2 4 23 44 5
Total attendance: 249,911   Average attendance: 49,982

Awards and records

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Sacramento RiverCats Pacific Coast League Bob Geren
AA Midland RockHounds Texas League Tony DeFrancesco
A Modesto A's California League Greg Sparks
A Visalia Oaks California League Juan Navarrete
Short-Season A Vancouver Canadians Northwest League Dave Joppie
Rookie AZL Athletics Arizona League John Kuehl

References

  • 2000 Oakland Athletics team page at Baseball Reference
  • 2000 Oakland Athletics team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
Preceded by
Texas Rangers
1999
AL West Championship Season
2000
Succeeded by
Seattle Mariners
2001


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