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1990 New York Mets season

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Start date  1990
Local radios  WFAN, WSKQ-FM
General manager  Frank Cashen
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Local television  WWOR-TV/SportsChannel New York (Ralph Kiner, Tim McCarver, Fran Healy, Rusty Staub)
Managers  Davey Johnson, Bud Harrelson
Owners  Fred Wilpon, Nelson Doubleday Jr.
Similar  1993 New York Mets season, 1996 New York Mets season, 1997 New York Mets season, 1985 New York Mets season

The 1990 New York Mets season was the 29th regular season for the Mets. They went 91-71 and finished second in the National League East. They were managed by Davey Johnson and Bud Harrelson. They played home games at Shea Stadium.

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Offseason

  • November 14, 1989: Gary Carter was released by the Mets.
  • December 5, 1989: John Mitchell and Joaquin Contreras (minors) were traded by the Mets to the Baltimore Orioles for Keith Hughes and Cesar Mejia (minors).
  • December 6, 1989: Randy Myers and Kip Gross were traded by the Mets to the Cincinnati Reds for John Franco and Don Brown (minors).
  • December 20, 1989: Juan Samuel was traded by the Mets to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Alejandro Peña and Mike Marshall.
  • March 26, 1990: D. J. Dozier was signed by the Mets as an amateur free agent.
  • Regular season

  • Darryl Strawberry became the first player in Mets history to have three seasons with 100 RBIs.
  • During the season, Frank Viola became the last pitcher to win at least 20 games in one season for the Mets in the 20th century.
  • Opening Day starters

  • Kevin Elster
  • Dwight Gooden
  • Gregg Jefferies
  • Howard Johnson
  • Barry Lyons
  • Mike Marshall
  • Kevin McReynolds
  • Keith Miller
  • Darryl Strawberry
  • Notable transactions

  • June 4, 1990: Jeromy Burnitz was drafted by the Mets in the 1st round of the 1990 Major League Baseball Draft.
  • June 19, 1990: Mario Díaz was traded by the Seattle Mariners to the New York Mets for Brian Givens.
  • August 30, 1990: Archie Corbin was traded by the Mets to the Kansas City Royals for Pat Tabler.
  • August 31, 1990: Julio Machado and Kevin Brown were traded by the Mets to the Milwaukee Brewers for Charlie O'Brien and Kevin Carmody (minors).
  • September 10, 1990: Nick Davis (minors) and Steve LaRose (minors) were traded by the Mets to the Houston Astros for Dan Schatzeder.
  • Starters by position

    Lenny Dykstra Tim Teufel Darryl Strawberry John Krukenstein Lou Phillips Mart Schilleng Martin Espocatiamo Ben Murson Shawn Olerud

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    References

    1990 New York Mets season Wikipedia


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