2004 New York Mets season

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2004 New York Mets
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Fred Wilpon
Manager(s) Art Howe
Local television WPIX
(Tom Seaver, Dave O'Brien)
Fox Sports New York/MSG
(Ralph Kiner, Fran Healy, Matt Loughlin, Ted Robinson, Keith Hernandez)
Local radio WFAN
(Howie Rose, Gary Cohen)
WADO (spanish)
(Juan Alicea, Billy Berroa)
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The New York Mets' 2004 season was the 43rd regular season for the Mets. They went 71-91 and finished 4th in the NL East. They were managed by Art Howe. They played home games at Shea Stadium.

Offseason[edit]

  • October 9, 2003: Marco Scutaro was selected off waivers by the Oakland Athletics from the New York Mets.[1]
  • January 16, 2004: Kenny Kelly was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets.[2]
  • January 29, 2004: Shane Spencer signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets.[3]
  • February 9, 2004: Ricky Bottalico was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets.[4]

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day starters[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Game Log[edit]

Green indicates a win, red indicates a loss, and gray indicates a postponement.

April[edit]

# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance
1 April 6 @ Atlanta 7-2 Glavine (1-0) Ortiz (0-1) 49,460
2 April 7 @ Atlanta 18-10 Gryboski (1-0) Trachsel (0-1) 22,775
3 April 8 @ Atlanta 10-8 Cunnane (1-0) Franco (0-1) Smoltz (1) 26,585
4 April 9 @ Montreal 3-2 Weathers (1-0) Ayala (0-2) Moreno (1) 14,739
5 April 10 @ Montreal 1-0 Patterson (1-0) Seo (0-1) Biddle (2) 11,957
6 April 11 @ Montreal 4-1 Glavine (2-0) Hernandez (0-1) Looper (1) 10,623
7 April 12 Atlanta 10-6 Trachsel (1-1) Hampton (0-1) Looper(2) 53,666
8 April 14 Atlanta 6-1 Thompson (1-0) Yates (0-1) 15,894
9 April 15 Atlanta 4-0 Leiter (1-0) Ramirez (0-1) 33,212
10 April 16 Pittsburgh 7-6 Wells (2-1) Moreno (0-1) Mesa (4) 18,554
11 April 17 Pittsburgh 2-1 Meadows (1-0) Trachsel (1-2) Mesa (5) 40,172
12 April 18 Pittsburgh 8-1 Benson (2-0) Seo (0-2) 44,345
13 April 19 Montreal 4-1 Yates (1-1) Ohka (0-3) Looper (3) 14,002
14 April 20 Montreal 2-1 Day (1-1) Weathers (1-1) Biddle (3) 14,513
15 April 21 Montreal 2-1 Hernandez (1-2) Glavine (2-1) Biddle (4) 23,565
16 April 22 Montreal 3-2 Trachsel (2-2) Bentz (0-1) Looper (4) 15,062
17 April 23 Chicago 3-1 Maddux (1-2) Seo (1-3) Borowski (3) 38,862
18 April 24 Chicago 3-0 Wood (3-1) Yates (1-2) Hawkins (1) 39,043
19 April 25 Chicago 4-1 Clement (3-1) Leiter (1-1) Borowski (4) 38,635
20 April 27 LA Dodgers 9-5 Glavine (3-1) Nomo (3-2) 28,524
21 April 28 LA Dodgers 3-2 Perez (2-1) Trachsel (2-3) Gagne (6) 29,319
22 April 29 LA Dodgers 6-1 Seo (1-3) Weaver (1-3) 32,067
23 April 30 San Diego 7-6 Lawrence (3-2) Yates (1-3) Otsuka (1) 41,971

May[edit]

# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance
24 May 1 @ San Diego 3-1 Peavy (2-1) Franco (0-2) Hoffman (7) 42,064
25 May 2 @ San Diego 6-2 Glavine (4-1) Valdez (3-1) 41,965
26 May 4 San Francisco 6-2 Trachsel (3-3) Tomko (1-2) 30,532
27 May 5 San Francisco 8-2 Weathers (2-1) Rodriguez (1-2) 19,974
28 May 6 San Francisco 2-1 Weathers (3-1) Brower (0-2) 23,314
29 May 7 Milwaukee 7-5 Davis (2-2) Glavine (4-2) 27,841
30 May 8 Milwaukee 6-4 Kinney (1-2) Yates (1-4) Kolb (6) 29,212
31 May 9 Milwaukee 6-5 Wheeler (1-0) Ford (1-1) 29,686
32 May 10 @ Arizona 12-8 Daigle (2-1) Baldwin (0-1) 28,638
33 May 11 @ Arizona 9-5 Bruney (1-0) Leiter (1-2) 34,263
34 May 12 @ Arizona 1-0 Glavine (5-2) Johnson (3-4) Looper (5) 27,750
35 May 13 @ Arizona 7-4 Seo (2-3) Webb (2-3) Looper (6) 25,573
36 May 14 @ Houston 8-3 Trachsel (4-3) Oswalt (2-2) 35,849
37 May 15 @ Houston 7-4 Pettitte (4-1) Baldwin (0-2) Dotel (7) 42,581
38 May 16 @ Houston 3-2 Wheeler (2-0) Backe (1-1) 43,247
39 May 18 St. Louis 5-4 Bottalico (1-0) Isringhausen (2-1) 28,880
40 May 19 St. Louis 1-0 Eldred (1-0) Stanton (0-1) Kline (1) 20,229
41 May 20 St. Louis 11-4 Marquis (3-3) Seo (2-4) 21,874
42 May 21 Colorado 9-7 Ginter (1-0) Young (0-1) 20,148
43 May 22 Colorado 5-4 Weathers (4-1) Nunez (3-2) Looper (7) 27,526
44 May 23 Colorado 4-0 Glavine (6-2) Estes (3-3) 37,486
45 May 25 Philadelphia 5-0 Trachsel (5-3) Milton (5-1) 29,385
46 May 26 Philadelphia 7-4 Hernandez (1-1) Franco (0-3) Worrell (6) 20,349
47 May 28 @ Florida 2-1 Willis (5-3) Glavine (6-3) Benitez (19) 25,299
48 May 29 @ Florida 3-2 Wayne (3-1) Looper (0-1) 31,325
49 May 30 @ Florida 8-6 Borland (1-0) Stanton (0-2) Benitez (20) 30,896
50 May 31 @ Philadelphia 5-3 Moreno (1-1) Myers (3-3) Looper (8) 43,620

June[edit]

# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance
51 June 1 @ Philadelphia 4-1 Bottalico (2-0) Worrell (1-2) Looper (9) 34,436
52 June 2 @ Philadelphia 5-3 Weathers (5-1) Hernandez (1-2) Looper (10) 37,625
53 June 3 Florida 4-1 Seo (3-4) Burnett (0-1) Looper (11) 20,832
54 June 4 Florida 5-1 Pavano (5-2) Trachsel (5-4) Benitez (21) 23,266
55 June 5 Florida 7-6 Perisho (4-2) Weathers (5-2) Benitez (22) 24,803
56 June 6 Florida 5-2 Leiter (2-2) Penny (6-3) 25,835
57 June 8 @ Minnesota 2-1 Rincon (7-3) Stanton (0-3) 16,181
58 June 9 @ Minnesota 5-3 Santana (3-4) Trachsel (5-5) Nathan (16) 17,507
59 June 10 @ Minnesota 3-2 Balfour (1-0) Bottalico (2-1) 16,706
60 June 11 @ Kansas City 7-5 May (3-8) Seo (3-5) Affeldt (8) 23,243
61 June 12 @ Kansas City 4-3 Affeldt (2-3) Weathers (5-3) 23,890
62 June 13 @ Kansas City 5-2 Glavine (7-3) Greinke (1-2) Looper (12) 24,632
63 June 15 Cleveland 7-2 Trachsel (6-5) Davis (1-5) 22,783
64 June 16 Cleveland 9-1 Sabathia (4-3) Ginter (1-1) 29,512
65 June 17 Cleveland 6-2 Bottalico (3-1) White (3-2) 17,675
66 June 18 Detroit 3-2 Looper (1-1) Patterson (0-4) 36,141
67 June 19 Detroit 4-3 Looper (2-1) Dingman (1-1) 36,925
68 June 20 Detroit 6-1 Trachsel (7-5) Bonderman (5-6) 39,446
69 June 22 Cincinnati 7-4 Franco (1-3) Wilson (7-1) Looper (13) 19,301
70 June 23 Cincinnati 6-4 Matthews (2-1) Franco (1-4) Graves (28) 32,423
71 June 24 Cincinnati 6-2 Lidle (5-5) Glavine (6-4) 23,827
- June 25 @ NY Yankees POSTPONED
72 June 26 @ NY Yankees 9-3 Leiter (3-3) Halsey (1-1) 55,303
73 June 27 @ NY Yankees 8-1 Contreras (5-3) Trachsel (7-6) Gordon (2) 37,305
74 June 27 @ NY Yankees 11-6 Mussina (9-4) Ginter (1-2) 55,387
75 June 29 @ Cincinnati 7-5 Seo (4-5) Van Poppel (3-3) Looper (14) 27,858
76 June 30 @ Cincinnati 2-0 Lidle (6-5) Glavine (7-5) Graves (30) 42,076

July[edit]

# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance
77 July 1 @ Cincinnati 7-6 Leiter (4-2) Acevedo (4-7) Looper (15) 31,633
78 July 2 NY Yankees 11-2 Trachsel (8-6) Mussina (9-5) 55,068
79 July 3 NY Yankees 10-9 Franco (2-4) Sturtze (3-1) 55,210
80 July 4 NY Yankees 6-5 Moreno (2-1) Gordon (2-3) Looper (16) 55,437
81 July 5 @ Philadelphia 6-5 Madson (6-2) Glavine (7-6) Wagner (13) 41,571
82 July 6 @ Philadelphia 4-1 Leiter (5-2) Wolf (3-4) Looper (17) 36,230
83 July 7 @ Philadelphia 10-1 Trachsel (9-6) Myers (5-6) 37,687
84 July 8 @ Philadelphia 5-4 Wagner (2-0) Franco (2-5) 42,601
85 July 9 @ Florida 6-3 Wheeler (3-0) Manzanillo (1-2) Looper (18) 25,117
86 July 10 @ Florida 5-2 Penny (8-7) Glavine (7-7) Benitez (29) 41,212
87 July 11 @ Florida 5-2 Willis (7-5) Leiter (5-3) Benitez (30) 25,735
88 July 15 Philadelphia 3-2 Parra (1-0) Hernandez (1-3) 36,803
89 July 16 Philadelphia 5-1 Millwood (7-5) Seo (4-6) Wagner (14) 42,584
90 July 17 Philadelphia 8-2 Wolf (4-5) Glavine (7-8) 35,425
91 July 18 Philadelphia 6-1 Leiter (6-3) Myers (5-7) Looper (19) 30,443
92 July 19 Florida 6-5 Manzanillo (2-2) Looper (2-2) Benitez (31) 23,176
93 July 20 Florida 9-7 Howard (1-1) Franco (2-6) Benitez (32) 25,295
94 July 21 Montreal 5-4 Moreno (3-1) Horgan (3-1) Looper (20) 30,227
95 July 22 Montreal 4-1 Ayala (2-6) Franco (2-7) Cordero (8) 27,637
- July 23 Atlanta POSTPONED
96 July 24 Atlanta 5-2 Thompson (8-7) Stanton (0-4) Smoltz (19) 33,166
97 July 25 Atlanta 4-3 Hampton (6-8) Trachsel (9-7) Smoltz (20) 32,542
98 July 26 @ Montreal 19-10 Ayala (3-6) Erickson (0-1) 6,643
99 July 27 @ Montreal 4-2 Glavine (8-8) Day (5-10) Looper (21) 7,147
100 July 28 @ Montreal 7-4 Tucker (1-1) Seo (4-7) Cordero (10) 6,852
101 July 29 @ Montreal 10-1 Leiter (7-3) Biddle (2-5) 20,042
102 July 30 @ Atlanta 3-1 Hampton (7-8) Trachsel (9-8) Smoltz (24) 40,913
103 July 31 @ Atlanta 8-0 Wright (9-5) Benson (8-9) 51,125

August[edit]

# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance
104 August 1 @ Atlanta 6-5 Byrd (3-3) Glavine (8-9) Smoltz (25) 34,203
105 August 3 @ Milwaukee 12-3 Leiter (8-3) Capuano (5-6) 22,306
106 August 4 @ Milwaukee 6-5 Feliciano (1-0) Adams (1-1) Looper (22) 18,196
107 August 5 @ Milwaukee 11-6 Zambrano (10-7) Santos (9-7) 32,225
108 August 6 @ St. Louis 6-4 Morris (12-7) Glavine (8-10) Isringhausen (29) 43,949
109 August 7 @ St. Louis 2-1 Tavarez (4-3) Stanton (0-5) 45,364
110 August 8 @ St. Louis 6-2 Marquis (12-4) Leiter (8-4) Tavarez (3) 43,578
111 August 10 Houston 7-3 Trachsel (10-8) Munro (2-4) 28,472
112 August 11 Houston 5-4 Lidge (3-5) Looper (2-3) Bullinger (1) 32,060
113 August 12 Houston 2-1 Zambrano (11-7) Weathers (6-7) Looper (23) 26,419
114 August 13 Arizona 10-6 Benson (9-9) Fossum (2-12) 22,124
115 August 14 Arizona 4-3 Leiter (9-4) Gonzalez (0-6) Looper (24) 37,599
116 August 15 Arizona 2-0 Johnson (12-10) Trachsel (10-9) Aquino (4) 36,590
117 August 17 @ Colorado 6-4 Jennings (11-10) Wheeler (3-1) Chacon (30) 34,387
- August 18 @ Colorado POSTPONED
118 August 19 @ Colorado 10-3 Benson (10-9) Estes (13-5) 30,827
119 August 19 @ Colorado 4-2 Stanton (1-5) Reed (3-3) 29,918
120 August 20 @ San Francisco 7-3 Lowry (3-0) Trachsel (10-10) 42,211
121 August 21 @ San Francisco 11-9 Stanton (2-5) Correia (0-1) Fortunato (1) 42,418
122 August 22 @ San Francisco 3-1 Reuter (7-9) Ginter (1-3) Hermanson (5) 42,359
123 August 23 San Diego 9-4 Peavy (10-3) Heilman (0-1) 25,475
124 August 24 San Diego 3-1 Wells (8-7) Benson (10-10) Hoffman (32) 25,558
125 August 25 San Diego 4-0 Lawrence (13-10) Leiter (9-5) 28,067
126 August 26 San Diego 10-3 Eaton (9-11) Trachsel (10-11) 27,621
127 August 27 LA Dodgers 9-2 Glavine (9-10) Alvarez (7-5) 42,694
128 August 28 LA Dodgers 4-2 Carrara (4-1) Stanton (2-6) Gagne (36) 40,660
129 August 29 LA Dodgers 10-2 Ishii (13-6) Benson (10-11) 33,582
130 August 30 Florida 6-4 Seanez (2-2) Bell (0-1) Benitez (39) 16,468
131 August 31 Florida 5-0 Beckett (6-8) Trachsel (10-12) 17,770

September[edit]

# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance
132 September 1 Florida 5-4 Valdez (12-7) Glavine (9-11) Benitez (40) 19,621
133 September 2 Florida 9-6 Pavano (16-5) Seo (4-8) 24,937
134 September 3 @ Philadelphia 8-1 Floyd (1-0) Bell (0-2) 37,267
135 September 4 @ Philadelphia 7-0 Lidle (9-12) Leiter (9-6) 43,089
136 September 5 @ Philadelphia 4-2 Myers (8-9) Trachsel (10-13) Worrell (17) 43,628
137 September 7 @ Florida 7-3 Burnett (6-6) Glavine (9-12) 14,308
138 September 8 @ Florida 3-0 Beckett (7-8) Seo (4-9) Benitez (41) 14,691
139 September 9 @ Florida 4-0 Benson (11-11) Valdez (12-8) 13,102
140 September 10 Philadelphia 9-5 Jones (10-5) Bottalico (3-2) 27,827
141 September 11 Philadelphia 11-9 Hernandez (3-5) Darensbourg (0-1) Rodriguez (1) 21,718
142 September 12 Philadelphia 4-2 Padilla (6-7) Glavine (9-13) Worrell (19) 23,391
143 September 13 Atlanta 9-7 Heilman (1-1) Wright (14-7) <1,000
144 September 13 Atlanta 7-1 Byrd (7-5) Seo (4-10) 21,476
145 September 14 Atlanta 7-0 Benson (12-11) Ortiz (14-8) 21,545
146 September 15 Atlanta 2-0 Thompson (12-8) Leiter (9-7) Smoltz (38) 29,704
147 September 16 Atlanta 9-4 Trachsel (11-13) Capellan (0-1) 19,885
- September 17 @ Pittsburgh POSTPONED
148 September 18 @ Pittsburgh 8-7 Yates (2-4) Torres (7-5) Looper (25) 19,236
149 September 19 @ Pittsburgh 1-0 Vogelsong (6-12) Heilman (1-2) Mesa (40) N/A
150 September 19 @ Pittsburgh 6-1 Williams (2-1) Benson (12-12) 18,219
151 September 21 @ Montreal 6-1 Hernandez (11-14) Leiter (9-8) 3,839
152 September 22 @ Montreal 3-2 Fortunato (1-0) Ayala (6-12) Looper (26) 3,664
153 September 23 @ Montreal 4-2 Glavine (10-13) Ohka (3-6) Looper (27) 11,142
154 September 24 Chicago 2-1 Remlinger (1-1) Looper (2-4) Hawkins (24) 28,196
155 September 25 Chicago 4-3 Seo (5-10) Mercker (3-1) 34,284
156 September 26 Chicago 3-2 Leiter (10-8) Wood (8-8) Looper (28) 36,476
- September 27 @ Atlanta POSTPONED
157 September 28 @ Atlanta 2-1 Trachsel (12-13) Byrd (8-6) Looper (29) N/A
158 September 28 @ Atlanta 5-2 Colon (2-1) Glavine (10-14) Smoltz (42) 35,729
159 September 29 @ Atlanta 6-3 Ortiz (15-9) Heilman (1-3) Smoltz (43) 22,000

October[edit]

# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance
160 October 1 Montreal 4-2 Rauch (4-1) Feliciano (1-1) Cordero (14) 29,273
161 October 2 Montreal 6-3 Cordero (7-3) Looper (2-5) Majewski (1) 30,147
162 October 3 Montreal 8-1 Glavine (11-14) Patterson (4-7) 33,569

Roster[edit]

2004 New York Mets
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB
Atlanta Braves 96 66 .593 --
Philadelphia Phillies 86 76 .531 10
Florida Marlins 83 79 .512 13
New York Mets 71 91 .438 25
Montreal Expos 67 95 .414 29

The Final Montreal Expos Game[edit]

Back in 1969, the New York Mets played the Montreal Expos in their first ever game. The game was played in New York. The Montreal Expos final game was played in New York against the Mets as well.

Scorecard[edit]

October 3, Shea Stadium, Flushing, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Montreal 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 2
New York 1 0 2 0 1 3 0 1 x 8 11 1
W: Tom Glavine (11-14)  L: John Patterson (4-7)   HRs: David Wright (14), Todd Zeile (9)
Attendance: 33,569 Time:3:10

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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

Other batters[edit]

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

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Norfolk Tides International League John Stearns
AA Binghamton Mets Eastern League Ken Oberkfell
A St. Lucie Mets Florida State League Tim Teufel
A Capital City Bombers South Atlantic League Jack Lind
Short-Season A Brooklyn Cyclones New York-Penn League Tony Tijerina
Rookie Kingsport Mets Appalachian League Mookie Wilson
Rookie GCL Mets Gulf Coast League Brett Butler

[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marco Scutaro Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ a b Kenny Kelly Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ a b Shane Spencer Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ a b c Ricky Bottalico Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  5. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/w/weathda01.shtml
  6. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/h/huberju01.shtml
  7. ^ Scott Kazmir Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  8. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

External links[edit]