1999 Montreal Expos season

The 1999 Montreal Expos season was the 31st season in franchise history.

1999 Montreal Expos
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Claude Brochu
General manager(s)Jim Beattie
Manager(s)Felipe Alou
Local televisionThe Sports Network
(Dave Van Horne, Gary Carter)

SRC
(Claude Raymond, Rene Pothier)
RDS Network
(Denis Casavant, Rodger Brulotte, Marc Griffin, Alain Chantelois)
Local radioCIQC
(Dave Van Horne, Elliott Price, Joe Cannon)

CKAC (AM)
(Jacques Doucet, Rodger Brulotte)
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Offseason

Future Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams was taken by the Montreal Expos in the 1998 Rule 5 draft. The Expos sold his rights to the Texas Rangers.[1]

Spring training

In 1999, the Expos held spring training at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida, a facility they shared with the St. Louis Cardinals. It was their second season there.

Regular season

Opening Day starters

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Atlanta Braves 103 59 0.636 56–25 47–34
New York Mets 97 66 0.595 49–32 48–34
Philadelphia Phillies 77 85 0.475 26 41–40 36–45
Montreal Expos 68 94 0.420 35 35–46 33–48
Florida Marlins 64 98 0.395 39 35–45 29–53

Record vs. opponents

1999 National League Records

Source: NL Standings Head-to-Head
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL AL
Arizona 4–5 7–2 1–8 6–7 8–1 5–4 7–6 5–4 6–3 7–2 8–1 5–2 11–2 9–3 4–4 7–8
Atlanta 5–4 2–5 8–1 5–4 9–4 6–1 5–4 5–2 9–4 9–3 8–5 6–3 5–4 4–5 8–1 9–9
Chicago 2–7 5–2 5–8 4–5 6–3 3–9 2–7 6–6 2–5 3–6 2–7 7–6 6–3 1–7 7–5 6–9
Cincinnati 8–1 1–8 8–5 7–2 6–1 9–4 4–3 6–6 4–3 5–5 6–3 7–6 6–3 4–5 8–4 7-8
Colorado 7–6 4–5 5–4 2–7 5–4 2–6 8–5 6–3 6–3 4–5 5–4 2–7 4–9 4–9 4–5 4–8
Florida 1–8 4–9 3–6 1–6 4–5 2–7 7–2 5–4 8–4 3–10 2–11 3–4 3–6 4–5 3–4 11–7
Houston 4–5 1–6 9–3 4–9 6–2 7-2 6–3 8–5 7–2 4–5 6–1 5–7 8–1 5–4 5–7 12–3
Los Angeles 6–7 4–5 7–2 3–4 5–8 2–7 3–6 7–2 5–4 4–4 6–3 3–6 3–9 8–5 3–6 8–7
Milwaukee 4–5 2–5 6–6 6–6 3–6 4–5 5–8 2–7 5–4 2–5 5–4 8–4 3–5 4–5 7–6 8–6
Montreal 3–6 4–9 5–2 3–4 3–6 4–8 2–7 4–5 4–5 5–8 6–6 3–6 5–3 4–5 5–4 8–10
New York 2–7 3–9 6–3 5–5 5–4 10–3 5–4 4–4 5–2 8–5 6–6 7–2 7–2 7–2 5–2 12–6
Philadelphia 1-8 5–8 7–2 3–6 4–5 11–2 1–6 3–6 4–5 6–6 6–6 3–4 6–3 2–6 4–5 11–7
Pittsburgh 2–5 3–6 6–7 6–7 7–2 4–3 7–5 6–3 4–8 6–3 2–7 4–3 3–6 4–5 7–5 7–8
San Diego 2–11 4–5 3–6 3–6 9–4 6–3 1–8 9–3 5–3 3–5 2–7 3–6 6–3 5–7 2–7 11–4
San Francisco 3–9 5–4 7–1 5–4 9–4 5–4 4–5 5–8 5–4 5–4 2–7 6–2 5–4 7–5 6–3 7–8
St. Louis 4–4 1–8 5–7 4–8 5–4 4-3 7–5 6–3 6–7 4–5 2–5 5–4 5–7 7–2 3–6 7–8

Transactions

  • May 17, 1999: Mel Rojas was signed as a Free Agent with the Montreal Expos.[2]
  • June 2, 1999: Brandon Phillips was drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 2nd round of the 1999 amateur draft. Player signed June 21, 1999.[3]
  • July 3, 1999: Mel Rojas was released by the Montreal Expos.[2]

Roster

1999 Montreal Expos
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Dan Smith 20 89.2 4 9 6.02 72

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Award winners

1999 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Ottawa Lynx International League Jeff Cox
AA Harrisburg Senators Eastern League Doug Sisson and Rick Sweet
A Jupiter Hammerheads Florida State League Luis Dorante
A Cape Fear Crocs South Atlantic League Frank Kremblas
A-Short Season Vermont Expos New York–Penn League Tony Barbone
Rookie GCL Expos Gulf Coast League Bill Masse

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Harrisburg[4]

References

  1. ^ "Ricky Williams Biography, Bio, Profile, pictures, photos from Netglimse.com". Archived from the original on October 4, 2008. Retrieved June 18, 2008.
  2. ^ a b Mel Rojas Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/p/phillbr01.shtml
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007
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