2000 Canadians in the minors

*RHP Steve Green (Longueuil, Que.) of the Anaheim Angels system.

89 Canadians played in MLB minor league systems in 2000, while another 31 played in independent leagues.

ANAHEIM ANGELS

RHP Jason Dickson, Chatham, N.B. (0-2 won-loss record, 10.13 earned run average) Triple-A Edmonton Trappers.

OF Jeff Guiel, Langley, B.C, Double-A Erie Sea Wolves:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Guiel .254 118 410 55 104 183 25 3 16 59 49 97

RHP Steve Green, Longueuil, Que. Double-A Erie Sea Wolves:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Green 7-4 0 3.40 13 13 0 0 79.1 71 34 30

C Chris Barski, Langley, B.C., (.152, 0, 4) Class-A Lake Elsinore Storm; Class A Cedar Rapids Kernals:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Barski .244 – 123 13 30 – 5 0 1 9 19 32

OF Ed Welch, Vancouver, B.C. (.176, 0, 1) Class-A Cedar Rapids Kernels; Class-A Boise Hawks:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Welch .215 – 93 15 20 – 0 0 0 11 11 27

 

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

INF Joe Yakopich, Amherstbrug, Ont. Rookie-Class Missoula Osprey:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Yakopich .261 – 138 23 36 – 9 1 1 20 27 15

 

ATLANTA BRAVES

X-OF Jean Langlois, Ste. Foy, Que (.073, 0, 3) Class-A Jamestown Jammers

RHP Michel Laplante, Val d’Or, Que. (0-3, 6.53) Triple-A Richmond; (1-0, 1.29) Double-A Greenville; (0-0, 9.00), Triple-A Ottawa Lynx

SS Peter Orr, Newmarket, Ont. Class-A Jamestown Jammers:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Orr .242 – 265 40 64 – 8 1 2 15 24 51

LHP Matt Miller, Mississauga, Ont. (0-2, 5.29) Single-A Jamestown; (0-0, 3.60) Rookie-Class Gulf Coast.

3B Scott Thorman, Cambridge Ont. Rookie-Class Gulf Coast

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Thorman .227 – 97 15 22 – 7 1 1 19 12 23

 

BALTIMORE ORIOLES

RHP Sean Jones, Hamilton, Ont. Class-A Delmarva Shorebirds:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Jones 8-4 0 4.33 39 – – – 68.2 72 38 33

RHP Erik Bedard, Navan, Ont. Class-A Delmarva Shorebirds:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Bedard 9-4 2 3.57 29 – – – 111.0 98 48 44

OF Ntema Ndungidi, Montreal, Que. (.235, 3, 14); Double-A Bowie; Class-A Frederick Keys:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Ndungidi .284 – 313 53 – 89 16 4 10 59 60

INF Shayne Ridley, Milton. Ont. Class-A Bluefield Orioles:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Ridley .260 – 150 22 39 – 7 0 1 16 18 32

RHP Bradley Rogers, Nanaimo, B.C. (2-1, 4.42) Class-A Bluefield; Rookie-Class Gulf Coast Orioles:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Rogers 2-2 0 2.86 9 – – – 44.0 34 16 14

 

RHP Martin Berube, Montreal, Que. (1-1, 4.60) Class-A Bluefield; Rookie Class-Gulf Coast Orioles:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Berube 2-1 0 3.04 9 – – – 47.1 43 21 16

 

BOSTON RED SOX

C Joe Siddall, Windsor, Ont. (.234, 3, 14) Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox

RHP Ian Harvey, Oakville, Ont., Class-A Augusta GreenJackets:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Harvey 2-1 0 2.63 9 – – – 13.2 12 5 4

 

CHICAGO CUBS

RHP Mike Meyers, Tillsonburg, Ont. (5-2, 2.44) Double-A West Tennesee Diamond Jaxx; (2-6, 7.28) Triple-A Iowa Cubs.

 

CHICAGO WHITE SOX

RHP Aaron Myette, Surrey, B.C., (5-5, 4.35) Triple-A Charlotte Knights; (2-0, 3.52) Double-A Birmingham Barons

 

CINCINNATI REDS

RHP Chris Reitsma, Calgary, Alta. (3-4, 3. 66) Class-A Sarasota Red Sox; (7-2, 2.58) Double-A Trenton Thunder.

C Bobby Cripps, Powell River, B.C., (.238, 0, 6) Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts; Class-A Clinton Lumber Kings:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Cripps .229 – 301 31 69 – 9 0 14 47 18 62

RHP Brett Gray, Wyoming, Ont. Class-A Dayton Dragons:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Gray 5-3 0 3.02 13 – – – 47.2 37 19 16

 

CLEVELAND INDIANS

INF Steven Lowe, Victoria, B.C., (.243, 3, 14) Class-A Mahoning Valley Scrappers; Class-A Columbus RedStixx:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Lowe .267 – 135 16 36 – 4 3 1 19 14 43

3B Simon Pond, N. Vancouver, B.C., (.206, 3, 8) Class-A Jupiter Hammerheads (Expos); Class-A Kinston Indians:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Pond .349 – 86 13 30 – 6 1 4 23 9 10

 

DETROIT TIGERS

C Maxime St. Pierre, Pintendre, Que., Class-A West Michigan Whitecaps:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

St. Pierre .249 – 229 41 57 – 10 1 2 28 42 37

LHP Jordan Gerk, Kelowna, B.C. Class-A Oneota Tigers:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Gerk 1-2 0 3.38 11 – – – 42.2 42 20 16

 

FLORIDA MARLINS

INF Todd Betts, Scarborough, Ont., (.321, 9, 71) Double-A Portland Sea Dogs; (.000, 0, 0) Triple-A Calgary Cannons

 

HOUSTON ASTROS

* RHP Jason Green, Port Hope, Ont., (8-2, 1.98, 15 saves) Double-A Round Rock Express; Triple-A New Orleans Zephyrs:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Green 2-1 1 2.08 10 0 0 0 13.0 10 3 3

 

KANSAS CITY ROYALS

* LHP Paul Spoljaric, Kelowna, B.C., (1-2, 2.82, seven saves) Triple-A Omaha Golden Spikes

OF Aaron Guiel, Langley, B.C. Triple-A Omaha Golden Spikes:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Guiel .288 21 80 13 23 31 5 0 1 10 7 15

LHP Jason Gooding, Cambridge, Ont., (6-3, 4.00) Double-A Wichita Wranglers

 

LOS ANGELES DODGERS

RHP Eric Gagne, Mascouche, Que., (5-1, 3.88) Triple-A Albuquerque.

RHP Chad Ricketts, Burlington, Ont., (6-2, 3.46, seven saves) Triple-A Albuquerque

SS David Detienne, Dartmouth, N.S. Rookie-Class Great Falls Dodgers:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Detienne .241 – 241 41 58 – 10 2 6 34 22 60

RHP Clinton Hosford, North Vancouver, BC Rookie-Class Great Falls Dodgers:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Hosford 2-7 0 4.35 17 – – – 68.1 76 50 33

RHP Mike Keirstead, Musquash, N.B. (4-3, 4.81) Rookie-Class Great Falls Dodgers

LHP Nial Hughes, Cardigan, PEI. Class-A Yakima Bears:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Hughes 3-1 1 2.85 16 – – – 47.1 35 20 15

 

MILWAUKEE BREWERS

X-C Alex Andreopoulos, High Park, Ont., (.200, 0, 2) Double-A Huntsville Stars

OF Rob Pregnalato, Burlington, Ont., Rookie-Class Ogden Raptors:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Pregnalato .278 – 205 49 57 – 9 2 1 25 20 37

 

MINNESOTA TWINS

X-OF Kareem Johnson, Trail, B.C., Class-A Elizabethon Twins:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Johnson .167 – 12 0 2 – 0 0 0 0 0 2

C Cory Agar, Brandon, Man. Rookie-Class Gulf Coast (.299, 2, 30)

C Justin Morneau, New Westminster, B.C., Rookie-Class Elizabethton (.217, 1, 3); Gulf Coast:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Morneau .402 – 194 47 78 – 21 0 10 58 30 18

 

MONTREAL EXPOS

RHP Mike Johnson, Sherwood Park, Alta. (2-0, 2.10) Triple-A Ottawa Lynx

OF Jeremy Ware, Guelph, Ont. (.278, 10, 63) Double-A Harrisburg Senators

RHP Trevor Wamback, Lower Sackville, N.S. Class-A Jupiter Hammerheads

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Wamback 7-7 0 3.85 19 – – – 112.1 113 54 48

RHP Eric Charron, Montreal, Que. Class-A Cape Fear Crocs

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Charron 5-10 0 4.60 26 – – – 94.0 113 57 48

RHP Robbie Vael, Surrey, B.C. (1-1, 4.58 one save) Class-A Jupiter Hammerheads; Double-A Harrisburg Senators:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Vael 2 -1 1 4.84 26 – – – 44.2 51 27 24

 

C Eric Langill, Kirkland, Que., Class-A Vermont Expos (.136, 0, 7)

OF Jason Bay, Trail, B.C. Class-A Vermont Expos

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Bay .304 – 135 17 41 – 5 0 2 12 11 25

RHP Shawn Hill, Etobicoke, Ont. Rookie-Class Golf Coast

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Hill 1-3 0 4.81 7 – – – 24.1 25 17 13

LHP Pierre-Luc Marceau, Sherbrooke, Que., Rookie-Class Gulf Coast

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Marceau 0-4 0 6.97 6 – – – 10.1 9 18 8

LHP Charles Dubuc, Iberville, Que. Rookie-Class Gulf Coast

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Dubuc 1-4 0 6.14 12 – – – 44.0 46 38 30

 

NEW YORK METS

3B Patrick Deschenes, Beauport, Que., Class-A Capital City Bombers

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Deschenes .259 – 441 53 114 – 27 3 4 57 53 90

RHP Tanner Osberg, Red Deer, Alta., Class-A Kingsport Mets

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Osberg 1-2 1 2.11 12 – – – 21.1 18 10 5

1B Justin Wendt, Waterloo, Ont. Class-A Kingsport Mets

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Wendt .364 – 33 4 12 – 5 0 1 5 0 4

 

NEW YORK YANKEES

OF Joey Colameco, Burlington, Ont. (.111, 0, 4) Rookie-Class Gulf Coast

RHP Reggie Laplante, Beauport, Que., Rookie-Class Gulf Coast League:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Laplante 6-0 13 1.04 24 – – – 26.0 9 4 3

 

OAKLAND A’S

OF Monty Davis, Vernon, B.C., Class-A, Visalia Oaks

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Davis .478 – 23 7 11 – 2 0 0 5 8 1

C Cody McKay, Vancouver B.C., (.319, 5, 89) Double-A Midland Rockhounds

C John Suomi, Etobicoke, Ont., Arizona Rookie-League (.264, 0, 14)

 

SAN DIEGO PADRES

SS Kevin Nicholson, Surrey, B.C. (.279, 6, 44) Triple-A Las Vegas Stars

OF Ryan Radmanovich, Calgary, Alta., (.273, 11, 59) Triple-A Las Vegas Stars RHP Eric Cyr, Montreal, Que., (0-0, 3.00 Rookie-Class; Class-A Fort Wayne Wizards:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Cyr 2-2 0 4.68 9 – – – 32.2 28 18 17

LHP Todd Shiyuk, Tsawwassen, B.C., (0-2, 2.13) Class-A Fort Wayne Wizards; Class-A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Shiyuk 1-0 0 4.75 29 – – – 30.1 32 19 16

 

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS

RHP Vance Cozier, Ajax, Ont., (10-8, 3.89) Class-A Bakersfield Blaze.

LHP Danny Prata, Repentigny, Que. (1-1, 11.00) Class-A Bakersfield Blaze; Class-A San Jose Giants:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Prata 1-1 0 5.25 20 – – – 60.0 60 42 35


ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

2B Stubby Clapp, Windsor, Ont., Triple-A Memphis Redbirds

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Clapp .213 23 75 10 16 21 1 2 0 5 12 14

RP Dave Wainhouse, Scarborough, Ont. (4-4, 6.28) Triple-A Memphis Redbirds

C Jamie Pogue, Guelph, Ont. (.233 0, 9) Class-A New Jersey Cardinals; Class-A Peoria Chiefs:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Pogue .167 – 66 8 11 – 1 1 1 6 12 20

 

SEATTLE MARINERS

RP Steve Sinclair, Victoria B.C., (4-3, 4.50, three saves) Triple-A Tacoma Rainers

LHP Jordon Zimmerman, Carseland, Alta., (0-0, 0.00) Class-A Lancaster Jethawks; Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Zimmerman 1-0 4 4.36 8 0 0 0 10.1 10 5 5

LHP Brian Fitzgerald, Windsor, Ont., (6-4, 3.53) Double-A New Haven Ravens

RHP Chris Mears, Victoria, B.C., (11-8, 4.26) Class-A Lancaster Jethawks.

 

TAMPA BAY DEVIL RAYS

3B Pierre LaForest, Montreal, Que., Class-A St. Petersburg Devil Rays

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

LaForest .270 – 474 85 128 – 28 7 14 70 56 108

 

TEXAS RANGERS

OF Rich Butler, East York, Ont., (.243, 5, 23), Double-A New Haven; (.234, 2, 5) Triple-A Tacoma Rainers; Triple-A Oklahoma ’89ers:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Butler .286 5 14 1 4 5 1 0 0 1 2 1 1

 

TORONTO BLUE JAYS

LHP Mike Kusiewicz, Nepean, Ont., (7-9, 3.63) Double-A Tennessee Smokies

LHP Clint Lawrence, Oakville, Ont., (3-3, 5.30) Double-A Tennessee Smokies

LHP Doug Dimma, Richmond Hill, Ont., Class-A Dunedin Blue Jays

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Dimma 6-3 1 3.84 43 – – – 79.2 74 46 34

1B Matt Logan, Brampton, Ont., Class-A Dunedin Blue Jays:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Logan .279 – 373 58 104 – 26 1 9 55 36 93

RHP Yan Lachapelle, Gatineau, Que., Class-A Dunedin Blue Jays

PLAYER W L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Lachapelle 5 1 0 2.60 18 – – – 55.1 42 22 16

 

OF Shawn Pearson, Guelph, Ont.; (.351, 0, 3) Class-A Queen’s Kings; (.600, 0, 3) Class-A Dunedin Blue Jays; Class-A Hagerstown Suns:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Pearson .141 – 92 9 13 – 0 1 0 5 15 20

OF Aaron Fera, Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., (.167, 2, 7) Class-A Queen’s Kings; (.241, 4, 32) Class-A Hagerstown Suns

RHP Travis Hubbel, Edmonton, Alta., (0-0, 3.38) Class-A Dunedin; Class-A Hagerstown Suns:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Hubbel 8-6 0 3.97 19 – – – 113.1 103 62 50

RHP Tyler Renwick, Calgary, Alta. (3-2, 5.40) Class-A Hagerstown; Class-A Queen’s Kings:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Renwick 2-2 0 2.55 7 – – – 35.1 26 19 10

2B Jeremy Ridley, Milton, Ont. Rookie-Class Medicine Hat Blue Jays:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Ridley .286 – 7 3 2 – 1 0 0 1 3 2

 

3B Nom Siriveaw, Vancouver, B.C. Rookie-Class Medicine Hat Blue Jays:

PLAYER AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

Siriveaw .243 – 235 40 57 – 8 2 8 40 35 64

RP Lanny Patten, Drayton Valley, Alta. Rookie-Class Medicine Hat Blue Jays:

PLAYER W-L S ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER

Patten 2-3 0 3.71 17 – – – 43.2 56 31 18

(* – Denotes player promoted to major-league team)

(X – Denotes player has retired or has been released)

 

Foreign Leagues

MEXICAN LEAGUE

S-OF Aaron Guiel, Langley, B.C., (.365, 22, 62) Oaxaca Warriors

 

Independent Leagues

NOTHERN LEAGUE

RHP Jody Alexander, Burnaby, B.C., (2-1, 4.26) Winnipeg Goldeges and (1-1, 4.22) Madison Black Wolf

X-DH Matt Baird, Burlington, Ont., (.238, 0, 3) Quebec City Capitals

2B Damian Blen-Ferray, Stoney Creek, Ont., (.243, 2, 11) Sioux Falls Canaries and (.115, 0, 3) New Jersey Jackals (Combined totals: .220, 2, 14)

OF Aaron Fera (.266, 0, 6) Waterbury Spirit

RP Shayne Ferrier, Milton, Ont. (1-2, 3.32) Quebec City Capitals

 

OF Steve Foley, Toronto, Ont. (.310, 9, 51) Schaumberg Flyers

X-C Troy Fortin, Lundar, Man., (.250, 1, 7) Winnipeg Goldeyes

X-LHP Greg Heffernan, Guelph, Ont., (0-0, 16.20) Catskill Cougars

S-RHP Michel LaPlante, Val d’Or, Que., (2-2, 3.10), Quebec City Capitals

X-SS Julien Lepine, Charlesbourg, Que., (.184, 0, 1) Quebec City Capitals

 

C Oliver Lepine, Charlesbourg, Que., (.274, 3, 26) Quebec City Capitals

RHP Yves Martineu, Montreal, Que., (2-1, 7.15, two saves) Quebec City Capitals

OF Greg Morrison, Medicine Hat, Alta., (.289, 5, 29) Duluth-Superior Dukes and (.280, 3, 20) New Jersey Jackals (Totals: .285, 8, 49)

RHP Kalam Paul, Winnipeg, Man., (2-1, 3.92) Duluth-Superior Dukes and (3-1, 8.25) Sioux City Explorers (Totals: 5-2, 6.25)

RHP Donnie Smith, Winnipeg, Man., (1-2, 2.23, seven saves) Winnipeg Goldeyes

 

RHP Steve Walsh, Ottawa, Ont., (1-0, 3.00) Quebec City Capitals

 

ATLANTIC LEAGUE

C Alex Andreopoulos, High Park, Ont., (.271, 10, 52) Aberdeen Arsenal

RHP Julien Tucker, Chateauguay, Que., (6-3, 3.51, three saves) Aberdeen Arsenal

 

FRONTIER LEAGUE

3B Ryan Anholt, Moose Jaw, Sask. (.260, 4, 28) London Werewolves and (.289, 1, 12) Richmond Roosters (Totals: .275, 5, 40)

DH Matt Baird, Burlington, Ont., (.200, 0, 3) River City Rascals

OF Jason Borghese, Guelph, Ont., (.289, 5, 26) Richmond Rosters and (.281, 6, 28) London Werewolves (Totals: .285, 11, 54)

3B Gerald Butt, St. John’s Nfld., (.290, 2, 29) Sprinfield Capitals and (.239, 1, 8) Canton Crocodiles; (Totals: .280, 3, 37)

1B Wayne Chinapen, Toronto, Ont. (.305, 2, 19; 0-0, 4.50) London Werewolves

 

S-OF Joe Colameco, Burlington, Ont. (.356, 3, 30) Chillicothe Paints

J.R. Crosby, Shelburne, Ont. (.182, 0, 4, 0-0, 54.00) London Werewolves

RHP Shawn Gillespie, Zurich, Ont., (1-0, 5.02) Cook County Cheetahs

S-RHP Brett Gray, Wyoming, Ont., (1-0, 1.00) London Werewolves

S-RHP Ian Harvey, Oakville, Ont., (2-0, 1.39, seven saves) London Werewolves

 

LHP Greg Heffernan, Guelph, Ont. (0-1, 5.19) London Werewolves

SS Geoff McCallum, London, Ont. (.295, 0, 37) London Werewolves

LHP Mel Melehes, Guelph, Ont., (4-7, 6.14) London Werewolves

DH Trevor Mosley, Nepean, Ont., (.316, 5, 26) Johnstown Johnnies

 

WESTERN LEAGUE

RHP John Margaritis, Victoria, B.C., (1-3, 6.00, one save) Tri-City Posse

(X – Denotes player has retired or been released)

(S – Denotes player has signed by a major league organization)