2000 New York Mets season
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|2000 New York Mets|
NL Wild CardNational League Champions
|Major League affiliations|
|Owner(s)||Nelson Doubleday Jr., Fred Wilpon|
|General manager(s)||Steve Phillips|
|Local television||WPIX-TV/Fox Sports New York
(Ralph Kiner, Tom Seaver, Fran Healy, Howie Rose, Gary Thorne)
(Bob Murphy, Gary Cohen, Ed Coleman)
(Juan Alicea, Billy Berroa)
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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.
- 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.
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.
|New York Mets||94||68||0.580||1||55–26||39–42|
Record vs. opponents
2000 National League Records
Source: NL Standings Head-to-Head
- 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.
|2000 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
|Bobby J. Jones||27||154.2||11||6||5.06||85|
|1||October 4||New York||1||San Francisco||5||0-1|
|2||October 5||New York||5||San Francisco||4||1-1|
|3||October 7||San Francisco||2||New York||3||2-1|
|4||October 8||San Francisco||0||New York||4||3-1|
|1||October 11||New York||6||St. Louis||2||1-0|
|2||October 12||New York||6||St. Louis||5||2-0|
|3||October 14||St. Louis||8||New York||2||2-1|
|4||October 15||St. Louis||6||New York||10||3-1|
|5||October 16||St. Louis||0||New York||7||4-1|
|1||October 21||New York Mets||3||New York Yankees||4||1-0|
|2||October 22||New York Mets||5||New York Yankees||6||2-0|
|3||October 24||New York Yankees||2||New York Mets||4||2-1|
|4||October 25||New York Yankees||3||New York Mets||2||3-1|
|5||October 26||New York Yankees||4||New York Mets||2||4-1|
Awards and honors
- Mike Hampton, Pitcher, National League Championship Series Most Valuable Player
- Al Leiter, Pitcher, Roberto Clemente Award
- Jesse Orosco Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
- Charlie Hayes Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
- Bill Pulsipher Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
- Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.372, David Nemec and Scott latow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
- Mike Bordick Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007