2001 Toronto Blue Jays season

2001 Toronto Blue Jays season

The 2001 Toronto Blue Jays was the franchise's twenty-fifth season of Major League Baseball. It resulted in the Blue Jays finishing third in the American League East with a record of 80 wins and 82 losses.

Offseason

  • December 8, 2000: Dan Plesac was signed as a free agent by the Blue Jays.[1]
  • December 19, 2000: Izzy Molina was signed as a free agent by the Blue Jays.[2]

Regular season

  • August 17, 2001: Jeff Frye became the second Blue Jay in history to hit for the cycle. He achieved the feat against the Texas Rangers.

Opening Day starters[3]

  • Tony Batista
  • Jose Cruz, Jr.
  • Carlos Delgado
  • Darrin Fletcher
  • Homer Bush
  • Brad Fullmer
  • Alex Gonzalez
  • Esteban Loaiza
  • Raúl Mondesí
  • Shannon Stewart

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 95 65 .594 --
Boston Red Sox 82 79 .509 13.5
Toronto Blue Jays 80 82 .494 16.0
Baltimore Orioles 63 98 .391 32.5
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 62 100 .383 34.0

Transactions

  • June 5, 2001: Gabe Gross was drafted by the Blue Jays in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 2001 Major League Baseball Draft. Player signed July 1, 2001.[4]
  • June 8, 2001: Tony Fernández was signed as a free agent by the Blue Jays.[5]
  • June 25, 2001: Tony Batista was selected off waivers by the Baltimore Orioles from the Toronto Blue Jays.[6]

Roster

2001 Toronto Blue Jays
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Game log

2001 Game Log

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
Luis Lopez 41 119 29 .244 3 10

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

Award winners

All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Syracuse SkyChiefs International League Omar Malave
AA Tennessee Smokies Southern League Rocket Wheeler
A Dunedin Blue Jays Florida State League Marty Pevey
A Charleston Alley Cats South Atlantic League Rolando Pino
Short-Season A Auburn Doubledays New York-Penn League Paul Elliott
Rookie Medicine Hat Blue Jays Pioneer League Tom Bradley
[8]

References

External links

  • 2001 Toronto Blue Jays team page at Baseball Reference
  • 2001 Toronto Blue Jays team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
Preceded by
2000 Toronto Blue Jays season
2001 Toronto Blue Jays Season
2002
Succeeded by
2002 Toronto Blue Jays season