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2000 Cincinnati Reds
Major league affiliations
2000 information
Owner(s) Carl Lindner
General manager(s) Jim Bowden
Manager(s) Jack McKeon
Local television FSN Ohio
(George Grande, Chris Welsh)
Local radio WLW
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall)


The Cincinnati Reds' 2000 season was a season in American baseball. It consisted of the Cincinnati Reds attempting to win the National League Central, although coming short at 2nd place. They had 85 wins and 77 losses.[1] They were only the 2nd team in the modern era of baseball to not be shut out an entire season.[2]

The Reds were managed by Jack McKeon.



Regular season


Season standings

Central Division W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 95 67 .586    --
Cincinnati Reds 85 77 .525 10.0
Milwaukee Brewers 73 89 .451 22.0
Houston Astros 72 90 .444 23.0
Pittsburgh Pirates 69 93 .426 26.0
Chicago Cubs 65 97 .401 30.0

Notable transactions


2000 Cincinnati Reds
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


Player stats


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


Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Elmer Dessens 40 147.1 11 5 4.28 85

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Louisville RiverBats International League Dave Miley
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League Mike Rojas
A Clinton Lumber Kings Midwest League Jay Sorg
A Dayton Dragons Midwest League Freddie Benavides
Rookie GCL Reds Gulf Coast League Luis Quiñones
Rookie Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Russ Nixon



  1. ^ "2000 Cincinnati Reds season at Baseball Reference". Retrieved 2007-07-24.  
  2. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.372, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  3. ^ Stan Belinda page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Brooks Kieschnick page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^
  6. ^ Elmer Dessens page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Alex Ochoa page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Ken Griffey page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Denny Neagle page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Dante Bichette page at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007


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