2001 Milwaukee Brewers season

The Milwaukee Brewers' 2001 season involved the Brewers' finishing 4th in the National League Central with a record of 68 wins and 94 losses. The 2001 Brewers scored in 740 runs, 11th in the NL, and ranked 1st in strikeouts, 1,399.

2001 Milwaukee Brewers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Bud Selig
General manager(s)Dean Taylor
Manager(s)Davey Lopes
Local televisionWCGV-TV
FSN Wisconsin
(Matt Vasgersian, Bill Schroeder, Len Kasper)
Local radioWTMJ (AM)
(Bob Uecker, Len Kasper, Jim Powell)
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Offseason

  • December 20, 2000: Brian Lesher was signed as a Free Agent with the Milwaukee Brewers.[1]
  • January 3, 2001: Mark Sweeney was signed as a Free Agent with the Milwaukee Brewers.[2]
  • January 8, 2001: Jason McDonald was signed as a Free Agent with the Milwaukee Brewers.[3]
  • February 8, 2001: Tony Fernández was signed as a Free Agent with the Milwaukee Brewers.[4]
  • February 24, 2001: Marquis Grissom was traded by the Milwaukee Brewers with a player to be named later to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Devon White. The Milwaukee Brewers sent Ruddy Lugo (June 1, 2001) to the Los Angeles Dodgers to complete the trade.[5]

Regular season

Season standings

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Houston Astros 93 69 0.574 44–37 49–32
St. Louis Cardinals 93 69 0.574 54–28 39–41
Chicago Cubs 88 74 0.543 5 48–33 40–41
Milwaukee Brewers 68 94 0.420 25 36–45 32–49
Cincinnati Reds 66 96 0.407 27 27–54 39–42
Pittsburgh Pirates 62 100 0.383 31 38–43 24–57

Record vs. opponents

2001 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16]
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL AL
Arizona 5–2 6–3 5–1 13–6 4–2 2–4 10–9 3–3 3–3 3–3 3–4 4–2 12–7 10–9 2–4 7–8
Atlanta 2–5 4–2 4–2 4–2 9–10 3–3 2–5 3–3 13–6 10–9 10–9 5–1 3–3 4–2 3–3 9–9
Chicago 3–6 2–4 13–4 3–3 3–3 8–9 4–2 8–9 3–3 4–2 4–2 10–6 2–4 3–3 9–8 9–6
Cincinnati 1–5 2–4 4–13 3–6 4–2 6–11 4–2 6–10 4–2 4–2 2–4 9–8 2–4 4–2 7–10 4–11
Colorado 6–13 2–4 3–3 6–3 4–2 2–4 8–11 5–1 3–4 4–3 2–4 2–4 9–10 9–10 6–3 2–10
Florida 2–4 10–9 3–3 2–4 2–4 3–3 2–5 4–2 12–7 7–12 5–14 4–2 3–4 2–4 3–3 12–6
Houston 4–2 3–3 9–8 11–6 4–2 3–3 2–4 12–5 6–0 3–3 3–3 9–8 3–6 3–3 9–7 9–6
Los Angeles 9–10 5–2 2–4 2–4 11–8 5–2 4–2 5–1 2–4 2–4 3–3 7–2 9–10 11–8 3–3 6–9
Milwaukee 3–3 3–3 9–8 10–6 1–5 2–4 5–12 1–5 4–2 3–3 3–3 6–11 1–5 5–4 7–10 5–10
Montreal 3–3 6–13 3–3 2–4 4–3 7–12 0–6 4–2 2–4 8–11 9–10 5–1 3–3 2–5 2–4 8–10
New York 3–3 9–10 2–4 2–4 3–4 12–7 3–3 4–2 3–3 11–8 11–8 4–2 1–5 3–4 1–5 10–8
Philadelphia 4–3 9–10 2–4 4–2 4–2 14–5 3–3 3–3 3–3 10–9 8–11 5–1 5–2 3–3 2–4 7–11
Pittsburgh 2–4 1–5 6–10 8–9 4–2 2–4 8–9 2–7 11–6 1–5 2–4 1–5 2–4 1–5 3–14 8–7
San Diego 7–12 3–3 4–2 4–2 10–9 4–3 6–3 10–9 5–1 3–3 5–1 2–5 4–2 5–14 1–5 6–9
San Francisco 9–10 2–4 3–3 2–4 10–9 4–2 3–3 8–11 4–5 5–2 4–3 3–3 5–1 14–5 4–2 10–5
St. Louis 4–2 3–3 8–9 10–7 3–6 3–3 7–9 3–3 10–7 4–2 5–1 4–2 14–3 5–1 2–4 8–7

Transactions

  • May 29, 2001: Tony Fernández was released by the Milwaukee Brewers.[4]
  • July 30, 2001: Dave Weathers was traded by the Milwaukee Brewers with Roberto Miniel (minors) to the Chicago Cubs for Ruben Quevedo and Pete Zoccolillo.[6]

Roster

2001 Milwaukee Brewers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

= Indicates team leader

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In; SB = Stolen Bases

Pos Player G AB R H HR RBI Avg. SB
C Henry Blanco 104 314 33 66 6 31 .210 3
1B Richie Sexson 158 598 94 162 45 125 .271 2
2B Ron Belliard 101 364 69 96 11 36 .264 5
3B Tyler Houston 75 235 36 68 12 38 .289 0
SS José Hernández 152 542 67 135 25 78 .249 5
LF Geoff Jenkins 105 397 60 105 20 63 .264 4
CF Devon White 126 390 52 108 14 47 .277 18
RF Jeromy Burnitz 154 562 104 141 34 100 .251 0

[7]

Other batters

Player G AB R H HR RBI Avg. SB
Raul Casanova 71 192 21 50 11 33 .260 0
Lou Collier 50 127 19 32 2 14 .252 5
Mike Coolbaugh 39 70 10 14 2 7 .200 0
Angel Echevarria 75 133 12 34 5 13 .256 0
Tony Fernández 28 64 6 18 1 3 .281 1
Jeffrey Hammonds 49 174 20 43 6 21 .247 5
Luis López 92 222 22 60 4 18 .270 0
Mark Loretta 102 384 40 111 2 29 .289 1
James Mouton 75 138 20 34 2 10 .246 7
Elvis Peña 15 40 5 9 0 6 .225 2
Mark Sweeney 48 89 9 23 3 11 .258 2

Note: Batting statistics for pitchers are not included above.

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians International League Wendell Kim
AA Huntsville Stars Southern League Ed Romero
A High Desert Mavericks California League Frank Kremblas
A Beloit Snappers Midwest League Don Money
Rookie AZL Brewers Arizona League Carlos Lezcano
Rookie Ogden Raptors Pioneer League Ed Sedar

LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: Huntsville[8]

References

  1. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/l/leshebr01.shtml
  2. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/s/sweenma01.shtml
  3. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/m/mcdonja02.shtml
  4. ^ a b https://www.baseball-reference.com/f/fernato01.shtml
  5. ^ Marquis Grissom Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  6. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/w/weathda01.shtml
  7. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/MIL/2001.shtml
  8. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007
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