The Montreal Expos were slowly dying in 2000 Small crowds came out to Olympic Stadium to see the Expos In a response the team raised the fees for broadcasting rights. No English speaking media outlets would pay the fee, meaning that only French speaking media broadcasting radio on QKAC with Jaques Doucett, Claude Raymond, Alain Charsteois , and Rodger Brulote ,who also did games on RSN on tv The team did online radio broadcast in English with Dave Van Horne and Joe Cannon behind the mic on the field Felipe Alou managed the team to 67 -95 record 4th place finish 28 GB of the Braves.
Vladimir Guerrero Avg .345 HR 42 RBI 123
wins Dustin Hermanson 12
So: Javier Vazquez 196 ERA 4.02
with little fan support Little media to help the fan base grow the fanbase no wonder the the team is now in DC