Saturday, June 4, 2011

Washington Nationals - Montreal Expos

1B  Andres Galarraga – Drove in at least 85 runs four straight years for Montreal; won two Gold Gloves.
2B  Jose Vidro – Batted .300 or better five straight years; decent power; two 96+ RBI seasons.
SS  Orlando Cabrera – Drove in 96 and won a Gold Glove in ’01; batted .297 with 17 HRs in ’03; twice stole 24+ bases for the Expos.
3B  Ryan Zimmerman – Gold Glove fielder with four 20+ HR seasons (33 in ’09); twice drove in more than 100 runs.
OF  Vladimir Guerrero – Batted .300 or better seven times in Montreal; five straight seasons with 34+ HR and 100+ RBI; stole 40 bases in ’02.
OF  Andre Dawson – Possessed power and speed; hit 32 HR with 113 RBI in ’83; six straight Gold Gloves.
OF  Tim Raines – OBP topped .390 seven times for the Expos; won the NL batting title in ’86; stole 70+ bases five consecutive years.
C  Gary Carter – Gold Glove backstop who drove in runs; hit 20+ HRs six times for Montreal.
Bench  Larry Walker – Averaged 20 HRs a season for Montreal; batted .290 or better 3 times; stole a few bases and won 2 Gold Gloves; Alou or Grissom could fit here too.
Pitcher  Steve Rogers – Won 158 games with a 3.17 ERA in 13 seasons with Montreal (led NL with a 2.40 mark in ’82).
Pitcher  Dennis Martinez – El Presidente posted a sub-3.00 ERA in four of his seven full seasons in Montreal (led NL in ’91); won 15+ games 4 times.
Pitcher  Bryn Smith – Won 10+ games six straight years (18-5 in ’85); ERA was below 3.00 three times.
Closer  Jeff Reardon – Saved 20+ games five straight years for Montreal; led league with 41 saves in ’85.

Yep, they're all Expos except for Zimmerman. That should change in a few years ...

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