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2000 New York Mets season

2000 New York Mets
2000 NL Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
  • New York, New York (since 1962)
  • Results
    Record 94-68 (.580)
    Divisional place 2nd
    Other information
    Owner(s) Fred Wilpon
    Manager(s) Bobby Valentine
    Local television WPIX-TV/Fox Sports New York
    (Ralph Kiner, Tom Seaver, Fran Healy, Howie Rose, Gary Thorne)
    Local radio WFAN
    (Bob Murphy, Gary Cohen, Ed Coleman)
    WADO (spanish)
    (Juan Alicea, Billy Berroa)
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    The New York Mets' 2000 season was the 39th regular season for the Mets. They went 94-68 and finished 2nd in the NL East, but earned the NL Wild Card. They made it to the World Series where they were defeated by their crosstown rival the New York Yankees. They were managed by Bobby Valentine. They played home games at Shea Stadium.

    Offseason

    • December 10, 1999: Jesse Orosco was traded by the Baltimore Orioles to the New York Mets for Chuck McElroy.[1]
    • January 19, 2000: Charlie Hayes signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets.[2]
    • January 20, 2000: Curtis Pride was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets.[3]
    • January 21, 2000: Bill Pulsipher was Traded by the Milwaukee Brewers to the New York Mets for Luis Lopez.[4]
    • March 18, 2000: Jesse Orosco was traded by the New York Mets to the St. Louis Cardinals for Joe McEwing.[1]
    • March 20, 2000: Charlie Hayes was released by the New York Mets.[2]

    Regular season

    The Mets played in the first game held outside of North America on Opening Day. The Mets played the Chicago Cubs in front of over 55,000 at the Tokyodome in Japan. The Cubs won the game by a score of 5-3.[5]

    Opening Day Roster

    Season standings

    NL East W L Pct. GB
    Atlanta Braves 95 67 .586 --
    New York Mets 94 68 .580 1
    Florida Marlins 79 82 .491 15½
    Montreal Expos 67 95 .414 28
    Philadelphia Phillies 65 97 .401 30

    Transactions

    • April 26, 2000: Curtis Pride was sent to the Boston Red Sox by the New York Mets as part of a conditional deal.[3]
    • May 13, 2000: Rickey Henderson was released by the New York Mets.
    • June 2, 2000: Bill Pulsipher was Traded by the New York Mets to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Lenny Harris.[4]
    • July 26, 2000: Justin Huber was signed by the New York Mets as an amateur free agent.[6]
    • July 28, 2000: Mike Bordick was traded by the Baltimore Orioles to the New York Mets for Lesli Brea, Mike Kinkade, Melvin Mora, and Pat Gorman (minors).[7]
    • August 30, 2000: Jorge Velandia was traded by the Oakland Athletics to the New York Mets for Nelson Cruz.[8]

    Roster

    2000 New York Mets
    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
    C Mike Piazza 136 482 156 .324 38 113
    1B Todd Zeile 153 544 146 .268 22 79
    2B Edgardo Alfonzo 150 544 176 .324 25 94
    SS Mike Bordick 56 192 50 .260 4 21
    3B Robin Ventura 141 469 109 .232 24 84
    LF Benny Agbayani 119 350 101 .289 15 60
    CF Jay Payton 149 488 142 .291 17 62
    RF Derek Bell 144 546 145 .266 18 69

    Other batters

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Melvin Mora 79 215 56 .260 6 30
    Todd Pratt 80 160 44 .275 8 25
    Kurt Abbott 79 157 34 .217 6 12
    Joe McEwing 87 153 34 .222 2 19
    Lenny Harris 76 138 42 .304 3 13
    Matt Franco 101 134 32 .239 2 14
    Rey Ordóñez 45 133 25 .188 0 9
    Darryl Hamilton 43 105 29 .276 1 6
    Rickey Henderson 31 96 21 .219 0 2
    Jon Nunnally 48 74 14 .189 2 6
    Bubba Trammell 36 56 13 .232 3 12
    Timo Pérez 24 49 14 .286 1 3
    Jason Tyner 13 41 8 .195 0 5
    Mark Johnson 21 22 4 .182 1 6
    Jorge Toca 8 7 3 .429 0 4
    Jorge Velandia 15 7 0 .000 0 0
    David Lamb 7 5 1 .200 0 0
    Vance Wilson 4 4 0 .000 0 0
    Mike Kinkade 2 2 0 .000 0 0
    Ryan McGuire 1 2 0 .000 0 0

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Mike Hampton 33 217.2 15 10 3.14 151
    Al Leiter 31 208.0 16 8 3.20 200
    Rick Reed 30 184.0 11 5 4.11 121
    Glendon Rusch 31 190.2 11 11 4.01 157
    Bobby J. Jones 27 154.2 11 6 5.06 85

    Relief pitchers

    Player G IP W L SV ERA SO
    Armando Benitez 76 76.0 4 4 41 2.61 106
    Pat Mahomes 53 94.0 5 3 0 5.46 76
    Turk Wendell 77 82.2 8 6 1 3.59 73
    Dennis Cook 68 59.0 6 3 2 5.34 53
    John Franco 62 55.2 5 4 4 3.40 56

    Other pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Playoffs

    NLDS

    Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record

    (NYM-SF)

    1 October 4 New York 1 San Francisco 5 0-1
    2 October 5 New York 5 San Francisco 4 1-1
    3 October 7 San Francisco 2 New York 3 2-1
    4 October 8 San Francisco 0 New York 4 3-1

    NLCS

    Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record

    (NYM-STL)

    1 October 11 New York 6 St. Louis 2 1-0
    2 October 12 New York 6 St. Louis 5 2-0
    3 October 14 St. Louis 8 New York 2 2-1
    4 October 15 St. Louis 6 New York 10 3-1
    5 October 16 St. Louis 0 New York 7 4-1

    World series

    Main article: 2000 World Series
    Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record

    (NYY-NYM)

    1 October 21 New York Mets 3 New York Yankees 4 1-0
    2 October 22 New York Mets 5 New York Yankees 6 2-0
    3 October 24 New York Yankees 2 New York Mets 4 2-1
    4 October 25 New York Yankees 3 New York Mets 2 3-1
    5 October 26 New York Yankees 4 New York Mets 2 4-1

    Awards and honors

    Farm system

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    References

    1. ^ a b Jesse Orosco Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
    2. ^ a b Charlie Hayes Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
    3. ^ a b http://www.baseball-reference.com/p/pridecu01.shtml
    4. ^ a b Bill Pulsipher Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
    5. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.372, David Nemec and Scott latow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
    6. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/h/huberju01.shtml
    7. ^ Mike Bordick Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
    8. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/v/velanjo01.shtml
    9. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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