2000 New York Mets season


2000 New York Mets season

MLB yearly infobox
name = New York Mets
season = 2000
misc = 2000 NL Champions

current league = National League
y1 = 1962
division = Eastern Division
y2 = 1969
Uniform logo =
ballpark = Shea Stadium
y4 = 1964
city = New York, New York
y5 = 1962
owners = Fred Wilpon
managers = Bobby Valentine
television = WWOR-TV/Fox Sports New York
(Ralph Kiner, Tom Seaver, Fran Healy, Howie Rose, Gary Thorne)
radio = WFAN
(Bob Murphy, Gary Cohen, Ed Coleman)
WADO (spanish)
(Juan Alicea, Billy Berroa)

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 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. [http://www.baseball-reference.com/o/oroscje01.shtml Jesse Orosco Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com ] ]
*January 19, 2000: Charlie Hayes signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets. [http://www.baseball-reference.com/h/hayesch01.shtml Charlie Hayes Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com ] ]
*January 20, 2000: Curtis Pride was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets. [http://www.baseball-reference.com/p/pridecu01.shtml]
*January 21, 2000: Bill Pulsipher was Traded by the Milwaukee Brewers to the New York Mets for Luis Lopez. [http://www.baseball-reference.com/p/pulsibi01.shtml Bill Pulsipher Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com ] ]
*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. [Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.372, David Nemec and Scott latow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0]

Opening Day Roster

eason Standings

Transactions

*April 26, 2000: Curtis Pride was sent to the Boston Red Sox by the New York Mets as part of a conditional deal. [http://www.baseball-reference.com/p/pridecu01.shtml]
* 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 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). [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/b/bordimi01.shtml Mike Bordick Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com ] ]

Roster

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Playoffs

NLDS

Awards and Honors

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

References

External links

* [http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/NYM/2000.shtml 2000 New York Mets]
* [http://baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=2000&t=NYN 2000 New York Mets team page at www.baseball-almanac.com]


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