2006 New York Mets season
|2006 New York Mets|
|NL East Champions|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||Omar Minaya|
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(Gary Cohen, Ron Darling, Keith Hernandez, Steve Berthiaume, Matt Yallof, Ralph Kiner)
(Howie Rose, Ed Coleman, Tom McCarthy)
(Juan Alicea, Billy Berroa)
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The New York Mets' 2006 season was the 45th regular season for the Mets. They went 97-65 and won the NL East. They were managed by Willie Randolph. They played home games at Shea Stadium. They used the marketing slogan of "The Team. The Time. The Mets." throughout the season. As of 2014, the last season in which the Mets reached the postseason.
- 1 Offseason
- 2 Regular season
- 3 Player stats
- 4 Playoffs
- 5 Awards and honors
- 6 Farm system
- 7 References
- November 18, 2005: Xavier Nady was traded by the San Diego Padres to the New York Mets for Mike Cameron.
- November 24, 2005: Carlos Delgado was traded by the Florida Marlins with cash to the New York Mets for Mike Jacobs, Yusmeiro Petit, and Grant Psomas (minors).
- November 29, 2005: Billy Wagner was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets.
- December 5, 2005: Paul Lo Duca was traded by the Florida Marlins to the New York Mets for Dante Brinkley (minors) and Gaby Hernandez (minors).
- December 12, 2005: Julio Franco was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets.
- January 22, 2006: Kris Benson was traded by the New York Mets to the Baltimore Orioles for Jorge Julio and John Maine.
|New York Mets||97||65||0.599||—||50–31||47–34|
- July 31, 2006: Xavier Nady was traded by the New York Mets to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Roberto Hernandez and Óliver Pérez.
- August 8, 2006: Ricky Ledée was selected off waivers by the New York Mets from the Los Angeles Dodgers.
- August 22, 2006: Shawn Green was traded by the Arizona Diamondbacks with cash to the New York Mets for Evan MacLane (minors).
|2006 New York Mets|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
|C||Paul Lo Duca||124||512||163||.318||5||49|
|1||October 4||Los Angeles||5||New York||6||1-0|
|2||October 5||Los Angeles||1||New York||4||2-0|
|3||October 7||New York||9||Los Angeles||5||3-0|
|New York Mets win 3-0|
|1||October 12*||St. Louis||0||New York||2||0-1||56,311|
|2||October 13*||St. Louis||9||New York||6||1-1||56,349|
|3||October 14||New York||0||St. Louis||5||2-1||47,053|
|4||October 15||New York||12||St. Louis||5||2-2||46,600|
|5||October 17||New York||2||St. Louis||4||3-2||46,496|
|6||October 18||St. Louis||2||New York||4||3-3||56,334|
|7||October 19||St. Louis||3||New York||1||4-3||56,357|
|St. Louis Cardinals win series 4–3 to advance to the World Series
Awards and honors
- Carlos Delgado, Roberto Clemente Award
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: St. Lucie
- Xavier Nady Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- Paul Lo Duca Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- Julio Franco Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- Kris Benson Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- Ricky Ledee Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- Shawn Green Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007