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2000 New York Mets season

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Record  94-68 (.580)
Start date  2000
General manager  Steve Phillips
Local radios  WFAN, WADO
Divisional place  2nd
Manager  Bobby Valentine
Owner  Fred Wilpon
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Local television  WPIX-TV/Fox Sports New York (Ralph Kiner, Tom Seaver, Fran Healy, Howie Rose, Gary Thorne)
Similar  1999 New York Mets season, 1973 New York Mets season, 1997 New York Mets season, 1996 New York Mets season, 1980 New York Mets season

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.

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Offseason

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

    Transactions

  • April 26, 2000: Curtis Pride was sent to the Boston Red Sox by the New York Mets as part of a conditional deal.
  • 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.
  • July 26, 2000: Justin Huber was signed by the New York Mets as an amateur free agent.
  • 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).
  • August 30, 2000: Jorge Velandia was traded by the Oakland Athletics to the New York Mets for Nelson Cruz.
  • Starters by position

    Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

    Awards and honors

  • Mike Hampton, Pitcher, National League Championship Series Most Valuable Player
  • Al Leiter, Pitcher, Roberto Clemente Award
  • References

    2000 New York Mets season Wikipedia


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