2000 American League Championship Series


2000 American League Championship Series

Infobox LCS
alcs = yes


year = 2000
champion = New York Yankees (4)
champion_manager = Joe Torre
champion_games = 87-74, .540, GA: 2½
runnerup = Seattle Mariners (2)
runnerup_manager = Lou Piniella
runnerup_games = 91-71, .562, GB: ½
date = October 10October 17
MVP = David Justice (New York)
television = NBC
announcers = Bob Costas and Joe Morgan
radio_network = ESPN Radio
umpires = John Hirschbeck, Angel Hernandez, Wally Bell, Mark Hirschbeck, Gerry Davis, Randy Marsh (Game 1-2), Fieldin Culbreth (Game 3-6)
LDS1 = Seattle Mariners over Chicago White Sox (3-0)
LDS2 = New York Yankees over Oakland Athletics (3-2)
The by|2000 American League Championship Series was a matchup between the Eastern Division Champion New York Yankees and the Wild Card Seattle Mariners. The Yankees had advanced to the Series after beating the Western Division Champion Oakland Athletics in the ALDS 3 games to 2 and the Mariners advanced by beating the Central Division Champion Chicago White Sox 3 games to none. The Yankees won the Series 4 games to 2 and went on to defeat the New York Mets in the World Series.

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eattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees

New York wins the series, 4-2

Game summaries

Game 1

Tuesday, October 10, 2000 at Yankee Stadium in New York, New YorkLinescore
Road=Seattle|RoadAbr=SEA
R1=0|R2=0|R3=0|R4=0|R5=1|R6=1|R7=0|R8=0|R9=0|RR=2|RH=5|RE=0
Home=New York|HomeAbr=NYY
H1=0|H2=0|H3=0|H4=0|H5=0|H6=0|H7=0|H8=0|H9=0|HR=0|HH=6|HE=1
RSP=|HSP=
WP=Freddy Garcia (1-0)|LP=Denny Neagle (0-1)|SV=Kazuhiro Sasaki (1)
RoadHR=Alex Rodriguez (1)|HomeHR=|

Game 2

Wednesday, October 11, 2000 at Yankee Stadium in New York, New YorkLinescore
Road=Seattle|RoadAbr=SEA
R1=0|R2=0|R3=1|R4=0|R5=0|R6=0|R7=0|R8=0|R9=0|RR=1|RH=7|RE=2
Home=New York|HomeAbr=NYY
H1=0|H2=0|H3=0|H4=0|H5=0|H6=0|H7=0|H8=7|H9=X|HR=7|HH=14|HE=0
RSP=|HSP=
WP=Orlando Hernández (1-0)|LP=Arthur Rhodes (0-1)|SV=
RoadHR=|HomeHR=Derek Jeter (1)|

Game 3

Friday, October 13, 2000 at Safeco Field in Seattle, WashingtonLinescore
Road=New York|RoadAbr=NYY
R1=0|R2=2|R3=1|R4=0|R5=0|R6=1|R7=0|R8=0|R9=4|RR=8|RH=13|RE=0
Home=Seattle|HomeAbr=SEA
H1=1|H2=0|H3=0|H4=0|H5=1|H6=0|H7=0|H8=0|H9=0|HR=2|HH=10|HE=1
RSP=|HSP=
WP=Andy Pettitte (1-0)|LP=Aaron Sele (0-1)|SV=Mariano Rivera (1)
RoadHR=Bernie Williams (1), Tino Martinez (1)|HomeHR=|

Game 4

Saturday, October 14, 2000 at Safeco Field in Seattle, WashingtonLinescore
Road=New York|RoadAbr=NYY
R1=0|R2=0|R3=0|R4=0|R5=3|R6=0|R7=0|R8=2|R9=0|RR=5|RH=5|RE=0
Home=Seattle|HomeAbr=SEA
H1=0|H2=0|H3=0|H4=0|H5=0|H6=0|H7=0|H8=0|H9=0|HR=0|HH=1|HE=0
RSP=|HSP=
WP=Roger Clemens (1-0)|LP=Paul Abbott (0-1)|SV=
RoadHR=Derek Jeter (2), David Justice (1)|HomeHR=|

In one of the most dominant pitching performances in postseason history, Roger Clemens struck out an ALCS-record 15 batters in a complete game one-hit shutout of the Mariners. Clemens carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, when Seattle's Al Martin lined a leadoff double off first baseman Tino Martinez's glove for the Mariners' only hit of the game. Clemens would have become just the second person in postseason history to throw a no-hitter, joining fellow Yankee Don Larsen, who threw a perfect game against the Brooklyn Dodgers in Game 5 of the 1956 World Series.

Game 5

Sunday, October 15, 2000 at Safeco Field in Seattle, WashingtonLinescore
Road=New York|RoadAbr=NYY
R1=0|R2=0|R3=0|R4=2|R5=0|R6=0|R7=0|R8=0|R9=0|RR=2|RH=8|RE=0
Home=Seattle|HomeAbr=SEA
H1=1|H2=0|H3=0|H4=0|H5=5|H6=0|H7=0|H8=0|H9=X|HR=6|HH=8|HE=0
RSP=|HSP=
WP=Freddy Garcia (2-0)|LP=Denny Neagle (0-2)|SV=
RoadHR=|HomeHR=Edgar Martínez (1), John Olerud (1)|

Denny Neagle accounted for the loss in each game Seattle won; Freddy Garcia beat him each time.

Game 6

Tuesday, October 17, 2000 at Yankee Stadium in New York, New YorkLinescore
Road=Seattle|RoadAbr=SEA
R1=2|R2=0|R3=0|R4=2|R5=0|R6=0|R7=0|R8=3|R9=0|RR=7|RH=10|RE=0
Home=New York|HomeAbr=NYY
H1=0|H2=0|H3=0|H4=3|H5=0|H6=0|H7=6|H8=0|H9=X|HR=9|HH=11|HE=0
RSP=|HSP=
WP=Orlando Hernández (2-0)|LP=Jose Paniagua (0-1)|SV=
RoadHR=Alex Rodriguez (2), Carlos Guillén (1)|HomeHR=David Justice (2)|

Composite Box

2000 ALCS (4-2): New York Yankees over Seattle MarinersLinescore
Road=New York Yankees
R1=0|R2=2|R3=1|R4=5|R5=3|R6=1|R7=6|R8=9|R9=4|RR=31|RH=57|RE=1
Home=Seattle Mariners
H1=4|H2=0|H3=1|H4=2|H5=7|H6=1|H7=0|H8=3|H9=0|HR=18|HH=41|HE=3Total Attendance: 309,828 Average Attendance: 51,638|

Quotes of the Series

Television coverage

Game 6 is the last baseball game that NBC has televised to date. In Houston, due to the coverage of the 2000 Presidential Debate, KPRC-TV elected to carry NBC News' coverage of the debate while KNWS-TV carried NBC's final baseball game.

Aftermath

Alex Rodriguez would leave the Mariners for the Texas Rangers after this series for a 10 year, $250 million deal. Three seasons later, Rodriguez was traded to the Yankees.

The Yankees would go on to beat the New York Mets in the first Subway Series since 1956, 4 games to 1.

Notes

External links

* [http://www.baseball-reference.com/postseason/2000_ALCS.shtml 2000 ALCS at Baseball-Reference.com]


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