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2000 American League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • Normally, qualification for pct statistics is 1 IP per team game or 3.1 plate appearances per team game. TBC uses 2.2 plate appearances and 0.75 innings per team game for Minor Leagues.
  • 2000 American League Awards
    AwardWinners
    AL Comeback Player of the YearFrank Thomas
    American League Cy Young AwardPedro Martinez
    American League Gold GloveKenny Rogers Pitcher, Ivan Rodriguez Catcher, John Olerud First Base, Roberto Alomar Second Base, Travis Fryman Third Base, Omar Vizquel Shortstop, Jermaine Dye Outfielder, Darin Erstad Outfielder, Bernie Williams Outfielder
    American League Most Valuable PlayerJason Giambi
    AL Player of the MonthJermaine Dye April, Edgar Martinez May, Albert Belle June, Johnny Damon July, Glenallen Hill August, Jason Giambi September
    American League Player of the WeekFrank Thomas April 3-April 9, Alex Rodriguez April 10-April 16, Carlos Delgado April 17-April 23, Jermaine Dye April 24-April 30, Jose Cruz May 1-May 7, Mo Vaughn May 8-May 14, Edgar Martinez May 15-May 21, Darin Erstad May 22-May 28, Nomar Garciaparra May 29-June 4, Carlos Delgado June 5-June 11, Bobby Higginson June 12-June 18, Tony Clark June 19-June 25, Magglio Ordonez June 26-July 2, Frank Thomas July 10-July 16, Manny Ramirez July 17-July 23, Pedro Martinez July 17-July 23, Gabe Kapler July 24-July 30, Tim Salmon July 31-August 6, Albie Lopez August 7-August 13, Travis Fryman August 14-August 20, Tim Salmon August 21-August 27, Kenny Lofton August 28-September 3, Barry Zito September 4-September 10, Carlos Lee September 4-September 10, Jason Giambi September 11-September 17, Manny Ramirez September 11-September 17, Bartolo Colon September 18-September 24, Bobby Higginson September 25-October 1
    AL Rolaids Relief Pitcher of the YearTodd Jones
    AL Silver Slugger AwardJorge Posada C, Carlos Delgado 1B, Roberto Alomar 2B, Troy Glaus 3B, Alex Rodriguez SS, Darin Erstad OF, Magglio Ordonez OF, Manny Ramirez OF, Frank Thomas DH
    AL Pitcher of the MonthPedro Martinez April, James Baldwin May, Cal Eldred June, Roger Clemens July, Steve Sparks August, Tim Hudson September
    2000 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Carlos Delgado162
    2Jose Cruz162
    3Mo Vaughn161
    4Miguel Tejada160
    5Frank Thomas159
    6Garret Anderson159
    7John Olerud159
    8Johnny Damon159
    9Mike Sweeney159
    10Troy Glaus159
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Darin Erstad676
    2Johnny Damon655
    3Garret Anderson647
    4Gerald Williams632
    5Cristian Guzman631
    6Tony Batista620
    7Mike Sweeney618
    8Mo Vaughn614
    9Ray Durham614
    10Omar Vizquel613
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Johnny Damon136
    2Alex Rodriguez134
    3Darin Erstad121
    4Ray Durham121
    5Troy Glaus120
    6Derek Jeter119
    7Carlos Delgado115
    8Frank Thomas115
    9Roberto Alomar111
    10Bernie Williams108
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Darin Erstad240
    2Johnny Damon214
    3Mike Sweeney206
    4Derek Jeter201
    5Nomar Garciaparra197
    6Carlos Delgado196
    7Jermaine Dye193
    8Frank Thomas191
    9Roberto Alomar189
    10Joe Randa186
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Carlos Delgado57
    2Nomar Garciaparra51
    3Deivi Cruz46
    4John Olerud45
    5Bobby Higginson44
    6Frank Thomas44
    7Matt Lawton44
    8Delino DeShields43
    9Shannon Stewart43
    10Johnny Damon42
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Cristian Guzman20
    2Adam Kennedy11
    3Johnny Damon10
    4Ray Durham9
    5Luis Alicea8
    6Trot Nixon8
    7Torii Hunter7
    8Bernie Williams6
    9Darin Erstad6
    10Jose Valentin6
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Troy Glaus47
    2Frank Thomas43
    3Jason Giambi43
    4Alex Rodriguez41
    5Carlos Delgado41
    6Tony Batista41
    7Rafael Palmeiro39
    8Manny Ramirez38
    9Edgar Martinez37
    10Jim Thome37
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Edgar Martinez145
    2Mike Sweeney144
    3Frank Thomas143
    4Carlos Delgado137
    5Jason Giambi137
    6Alex Rodriguez132
    7Magglio Ordonez126
    8Manny Ramirez122
    9Bernie Williams121
    10Rafael Palmeiro120
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Johnny Damon46
    2Roberto Alomar39
    3Delino DeShields37
    4Rickey Henderson31
    5Kenny Lofton30
    6Mark McLemore30
    7Cristian Guzman28
    8Darin Erstad28
    9Miguel Cairo28
    10Ray Durham25
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Mark McLemore14
    2Ray Durham13
    3Gerald Williams12
    4Troy Glaus11
    5Cristian Guzman10
    6Delino DeShields10
    7Omar Vizquel10
    8Brady Anderson9
    9Johnny Damon9
    10Paul O'Neill9
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jason Giambi137
    2Carlos Delgado123
    3Jim Thome118
    4Frank Thomas112
    5Troy Glaus112
    6Jorge Posada107
    7Tim Salmon104
    8Rafael Palmeiro103
    9John Olerud102
    10Alex Rodriguez100
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Mo Vaughn181
    2Jim Thome171
    3Troy Glaus163
    4Jorge Posada151
    5Dean Palmer146
    6Tim Salmon139
    7Mike Cameron133
    8Ben Grieve130
    9Brian Daubach130
    10Jose Cruz129
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Carlos Delgado15
    2Mike Sweeney15
    3Mo Vaughn14
    4Jose Guillen13
    5Derek Jeter12
    6Damion Easley11
    7Carlos Febles10
    8Paul Konerko10
    9Herbert Perry9
    10Jason Giambi9
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Nomar Garciaparra20
    2Carlos Delgado18
    3Frank Thomas18
    4Rafael Palmeiro17
    5Albert Belle11
    6Bernie Williams11
    7John Olerud11
    8Mo Vaughn11
    9Fred McGriff10
    10Jorge Posada10
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Alex Gonzalez16
    2Carlos Febles13
    3Jose Valentin13
    4Chris Singleton12
    5Felix Martinez12
    6Royce Clayton12
    7Dan Wilson11
    8Mark McLemore11
    9Rey Sanchez11
    10Roberto Alomar11
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Magglio Ordonez15
    2Mike Sweeney13
    3Johnny Damon12
    4Alex Rodriguez11
    5Paul O'Neill11
    6Dean Palmer10
    7Joe Randa10
    8John Olerud10
    9Travis Fryman10
    10Delino DeShields9
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ben Grieve32
    2Magglio Ordonez28
    3Deivi Cruz25
    4Ron Coomer25
    5Paul Konerko22
    6Garret Anderson21
    7Royce Clayton21
    8Brad Ausmus19
    9Joe Randa19
    10Roberto Alomar19
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Carlos Delgado378
    2Darin Erstad366
    3Frank Thomas364
    4Troy Glaus340
    5Jermaine Dye337
    6Alex Rodriguez336
    7Garret Anderson336
    8Jason Giambi330
    9Johnny Damon324
    10Mike Sweeney323
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Darin Erstad747
    2Johnny Damon741
    3Mike Sweeney717
    4Omar Vizquel717
    5Mo Vaughn712
    6Carlos Delgado711
    7Ray Durham709
    8Frank Thomas707
    9Roberto Alomar697
    10Cristian Guzman690
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Nomar Garciaparra.372
    2Darin Erstad.355
    3Manny Ramirez.351
    4Carlos Delgado.344
    5Derek Jeter.339
    6Jason Giambi.333
    7Mike Sweeney.333
    8Frank Thomas.328
    9Johnny Damon.327
    10Edgar Martinez.324
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jason Giambi.476
    2Carlos Delgado.470
    3Manny Ramirez.457
    4Frank Thomas.436
    5Nomar Garciaparra.434
    6Edgar Martinez.423
    7Alex Rodriguez.420
    8Jorge Posada.417
    9Derek Jeter.416
    10Darin Erstad.409
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Manny Ramirez.697
    2Carlos Delgado.664
    3Jason Giambi.647
    4Frank Thomas.625
    5Alex Rodriguez.606
    6Troy Glaus.604
    7Nomar Garciaparra.599
    8Carl Everett.587
    9Edgar Martinez.579
    10Bernie Williams.566
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Manny Ramirez1154
    2Carlos Delgado1134
    3Jason Giambi1123
    4Frank Thomas1061
    5Nomar Garciaparra1033
    6Alex Rodriguez1026
    7Troy Glaus1008
    8Edgar Martinez1002
    9Carl Everett960
    10Bernie Williams957
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Matt Lawton1.444
    2Jason Giambi1.427
    3Rafael Palmeiro1.338
    4Nomar Garciaparra1.220
    5Omar Vizquel1.208
    6Frank Thomas1.191
    7Carlos Delgado1.183
    8Kenny Lofton1.097
    9Johnny Damon1.083
    10John Olerud1.063
    2000 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1David Wells20
    2Tim Hudson20
    3Andy Pettitte19
    4Pedro Martinez18
    5Aaron Sele17
    6Chuck Finley16
    7Dave Burba16
    8Rick Helling16
    9Bartolo Colon15
    10Gil Heredia15
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Brad Radke16
    2Jeff Weaver15
    3Joe Mays15
    4Kelvim Escobar15
    5Mike Mussina15
    6David Cone14
    7Albie Lopez13
    8Kenny Rogers13
    9Orlando Hernandez13
    10Rick Helling13
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Kelly Wunsch83
    2Mike Venafro77
    3Bob Wells76
    4Mike Trombley75
    5Derek Lowe74
    6Jeff Nelson73
    7Arthur Rhodes72
    8Jeff Tam72
    9Keith Foulke72
    10Steve Karsay72
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1David Wells35
    2Rick Helling35
    3Aaron Sele34
    4Brad Radke34
    5Chuck Finley34
    6Kenny Rogers34
    7Mike Mussina34
    8Eric Milton33
    9Jeff Suppan33
    10Andy Pettitte32
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1David Wells9
    2Pedro Martinez7
    3Mike Mussina6
    4Sidney Ponson6
    5Albie Lopez4
    6Brad Radke4
    7Andy Pettitte3
    8Chuck Finley3
    9Jeff Suppan3
    10Kelvim Escobar3
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pedro Martinez4
    2Aaron Sele2
    3Tim Hudson2
    4Albie Lopez1
    5Andy Pettitte1
    6Barry Zito1
    7Bartolo Colon1
    8Brad Radke1
    9Brian Cooper1
    10Cal Eldred1
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Derek Lowe64
    2Billy Koch62
    3Mariano Rivera61
    4Todd Jones60
    5Kazuhiro Sasaki58
    6Keith Foulke58
    7Roberto Hernandez58
    8Jason Isringhausen57
    9John Wetteland57
    10Ricky Bottalico50
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Derek Lowe42
    2Todd Jones42
    3Kazuhiro Sasaki37
    4Mariano Rivera36
    5John Wetteland34
    6Keith Foulke34
    7Billy Koch33
    8Jason Isringhausen33
    9Roberto Hernandez32
    10Troy Percival32
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Mike Mussina237.2
    2David Wells229.2
    3Kenny Rogers227.1
    4Brad Radke226.2
    5Sidney Ponson222
    6Chuck Finley218
    7Jeff Suppan217
    8Pedro Martinez217
    9Rick Helling217
    10Aaron Sele211.2
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1David Wells266
    2Brad Radke261
    3Kenny Rogers257
    4Jeff Suppan240
    5Mike Mussina236
    6Sidney Ponson223
    7Brian Moehler222
    8Aaron Sele221
    9Andy Pettitte219
    10Gil Heredia214
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Chris Carpenter130
    2Kenny Rogers126
    3Pat Rapp125
    4Sidney Ponson125
    5David Cone124
    6Eric Milton123
    7Rick Helling122
    8Jeff Suppan121
    9Brad Radke119
    10Kelvim Escobar118
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Chris Carpenter122
    2David Cone119
    3Jeff Suppan119
    4Sidney Ponson119
    5Kenny Rogers115
    6Pat Rapp114
    7Brad Radke112
    8Eric Milton108
    9Rick Helling108
    10Kelvim Escobar107
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jeff Suppan36
    2Eric Milton35
    3James Baldwin34
    4Orlando Hernandez34
    5Hideo Nomo31
    6Tim Wakefield31
    7Chris Carpenter30
    8Sidney Ponson30
    9Rick Helling29
    10Mike Mussina28
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Kevin Appier102
    2Chuck Finley101
    3Rick Helling99
    4Bartolo Colon98
    5Mac Suzuki94
    6Dan Reichert91
    7Dave Burba91
    8Hideo Nomo89
    9Kelvim Escobar85
    10Jeff Suppan84
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pedro Martinez284
    2Bartolo Colon212
    3Mike Mussina210
    4Chuck Finley189
    5Roger Clemens188
    6Hideo Nomo181
    7Dave Burba180
    8Tim Hudson169
    9David Wells166
    10Eric Milton160
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dan Reichert18
    2Hideo Nomo16
    3Jason Grimsley16
    4David Cone11
    5Joe Mays11
    6Mac Suzuki11
    7Chuck Finley9
    8David Wells9
    9Mike Sirotka8
    10Mike Trombley8
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jim Parque5
    2Ramon Ortiz4
    3Andy Pettitte3
    4Jeff Zimmerman3
    5Scott Schoeneweis3
    6Freddy Garcia2
    7Jeff D'Amico2
    8Jeff Weaver2
    9Johan Santana2
    10Mike Sirotka2
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pedro Martinez1.74
    2Roger Clemens3.71
    3Mike Mussina3.78
    4Mike Sirotka3.79
    5Bartolo Colon3.88
    6David Wells4.11
    7Gil Heredia4.12
    8Albie Lopez4.14
    9Tim Hudson4.14
    10Chuck Finley4.17
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pedro Martinez0.74
    2Mike Mussina1.18
    3Orlando Hernandez1.21
    4Tim Hudson1.24
    5Eric Milton1.25
    6David Wells1.29
    7Jeff Weaver1.29
    8Roger Clemens1.31
    9Paul Abbott1.36
    10Brad Radke1.37
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pedro Martinez5.31
    2Tim Hudson7.53
    3Bartolo Colon7.80
    4Roger Clemens8.12
    5Paul Abbott8.25
    6Orlando Hernandez8.54
    7Chuck Finley8.71
    8Rick Helling8.79
    9Mike Mussina8.92
    10Sidney Ponson9.04
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pedro Martinez0.71
    2Aaron Sele0.72
    3Andy Pettitte0.75
    4Kenny Rogers0.79
    5Dave Burba0.90
    6David Wells0.90
    7Pat Rapp0.93
    8Chuck Finley0.95
    9Bartolo Colon1.01
    10Brian Moehler1.01
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1David Wells1.21
    2Pedro Martinez1.33
    3Mike Mussina1.74
    4Eric Milton1.98
    5Brad Radke2.02
    6Brian Moehler2.02
    7Bryan Rekar2.03
    8Jeff Weaver2.34
    9Orlando Hernandez2.34
    10Gil Heredia2.98
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hideo Nomo8.57
    2Dave Burba8.48
    3Roger Clemens8.29
    4Mike Mussina7.94
    5Chuck Finley7.80
    6Tim Hudson7.53
    7Eric Milton7.20
    8Kelvim Escobar7.10
    9David Wells6.50
    10Orlando Hernandez6.47
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pedro Martinez8.875
    2David Wells5.355
    3Mike Mussina4.565
    4Eric Milton3.636
    5Brad Radke2.765
    6Orlando Hernandez2.765
    7Jeff Weaver2.615
    8Brian Moehler2.575
    9Bryan Rekar2.436
    10Roger Clemens2.238


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