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2005 New York MetsSeason Roster
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Eric Valent played for the 2005 New York Mets
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameMets
LocationNew York,New York
Record83-79 (4th in National League East)League Rank6thMLB Rank11th
BallparkShea Stadium
ManagerWillie RandolphGeneral ManagerOmar Minaya
CoachesManny Acta (Third Base Coach), Sandy Alomar (First Base Coach), Guy Conti (Bullpen Coach), Rick Down (Hitting Coach), Jerry Manuel (Bench Coach), Jerry Manuel (First Base Coach), Tom Nieto (Assistant Coach), Rick Peterson (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickMike Pelfrey (#9)
Payroll$101,305,821 (Rank: 3rd)
Attendance2,782,212 (Rank: 9th)
Minor League AffiliatesNorfolk Tides (AAA) 79-65 ... Binghamton Mets (AA) 63-79 ... St. Lucie Mets (A+) 66-68 ... Hagerstown Suns (A) 71-66 ... Brooklyn Cyclones (A-) 40-36 ... Gulf Coast Mets (Rk) 37-16 ... Kingsport Mets (Rk) 28-40 ...
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 2005 Statistics -- 2005 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2005 New York Mets.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2005 baseball season.

2005 New York Mets Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
18Marlon Anderson1B-2B5-11 198 L-R 1974-01-06 31Montgomery,Alabama MLB1993-20091998-2009Prattville (Prattville,AL)South Alabama
1995- 2-  42-PHI
 
36Manny AybarP6-1 177 R-R 1969-11-28 35Bani,Dom Rep MLB1994-20101997-2005  
1991-   UDFA-SLN
 
19Heath BellP6-2 244 R-R 1977-09-29 27Oceanside,California MLB1997-20142004-2014Tustin (Tustin,CA)Santiago Canyon Col
1997-69-1583-TBA
Retired  
15Carlos BeltranCF6-1 190 B-R 1977-04-24 28Manati,Puerto Rico MLB1995-20171998-2017Fernando Callejo (Manati,PR)
1995- 2-  49-KCA
Retired  
34Kris BensonP6-4 188 R-R 1974-11-07 30Kennesaw,Georgia MLB1994-20101999-2010Sprayberry (Marietta,GA)Clemson U.
1996- 1-   1-PIT
 
3Miguel Cairo2B6-1 160 R-R 1974-05-04 31Anaco,Venezuela MLB1992-20121996-2012  
1990-   UDFA-LAN
Retired  
44Mike CameronRF6-2 190 R-R 1973-01-08 32LaGrange,Georgia MLB1991-20111995-2011LaGrange (LaGrange,GA)
1991-18- 488-CHA
Retired  
11Ramon CastroC6-3 225 R-R 1976-03-01 29Veracruz,Mexico MLB1994-20131999-2011Lino Padron Rivera (Vega Baja,PR)
1994- 1-  17-HOU
Free Agent  
13Brian Daubach1B6-1 201 L-R 1972-02-11 33Belleville,Illinois MLB1990-20061998-2005Belleville West (Belleville,IL)
1990-17- 469-NYN
 
35Mike DeJeanP6-2 212 R-R 1970-09-28 34Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1992-20081997-2006Walker (Walker,LA)West Alabama, Mississippi Delta CC
1992-24- 662-NYA
 
20Victor DiazRF6-0 200 R-R 1981-12-10 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2001-20152004-2007Roberto Clemente (Chicago,IL)
2000-37-1107-LAN
 
33Mike DiFeliceC6-2 205 R-R 1969-05-28 36Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1988-20081996-2008Bearden (Knoxville,TN)Tennessee
1991-11- 285-SLN
 
30Cliff FloydLF6-4 240 L-R 1972-12-05 32Chicago,Illinois MLB1991-20091993-2009Thornwood (South Holland,IL)
1991- 1-  14-MON
 
47Tom GlavineP6-0 185 L-L 1966-03-25 39Concord,Massachusetts MLB1984-20091987-2008Billerica Memorial (Billerica,MA)
1984- 2-  47-ATL
 
32Danny GravesP5-11 185 R-R 1973-08-07 31Saigon,Vietnam MLB1992-20081996-2006Brandon (Brandon,FL)Miami
1994- 4- 101-CLE
 
46Tim HamulackP6-4 215 L-L 1976-11-14 28Ithaca,New York MLB1995-20122005-2006Edgewood (Edgewood,MD)Montgomery Col
1995-32- 893-HOU
 
48Aaron HeilmanP6-5 220 R-R 1978-11-12 26Logansport,Indiana MLB1998-20122003-2011Logansport (Logansport,IN)Notre Dame
2001- 1-  18-NYN
Free Agent  
49Felix HerediaP6-0 180 L-L 1976-06-18 29Barahona,Dom Rep MLB1993-20081996-2005  
1992-   UDFA-FLO
 
1Anderson Hernandez2B5-9 150 B-R 1982-10-30 22Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2001-20172005-2010  
2001-   UDFA-DET
Free Agent  
39Roberto HernandezP6-4 235 R-R 1964-11-11 40Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20071991-2007New Hampton School (New Hampton,NH)South Carolina-Aiken
1986- 1-  16-CAL
 
23Kazuhisa IshiiP6-0 190 L-L 1973-09-09 31Chiba,Japan MLB1992-20132002-2005  
2002-   UDFA-LAN
 
27Mike Jacobs1B6-2 200 L-R 1980-10-30 24Chula Vista,California MLB1999-20162005-2012Hilltop (Chula Vista,CA)Grossmont Col
1999-38-1156-NYN
Free Agent  
17Dae-Sung KooP6-1 185 L-L 1969-08-02 35Daejeon,Korea MLB2005-20052005-2005  
2005-   UDFA-NYN
 
40Braden LooperP6-5 225 R-R 1974-12-28 30Weatherford,Oklahoma MLB1994-20091998-2009Mangum (Mangum,OK)Wichita St
1996- 1-   3-SLN
 
45Pedro MartinezP5-11 170 R-R 1971-10-25 33Manoguayabo,Dom Rep MLB1990-20091992-2009  
1988-   UDFA-LAN
 
25Kazuo Matsui2B5-10 185 B-R 1975-10-23 29Osaka,Japan MLB1995-20172004-2010  
2004-   UDFA-NYN
 
27Mike MatthewsP6-2 175 L-L 1973-10-24 31Fredericksburg,Virginia MLB1992-20052000-2005Woodbridge (Woodbridge,VA)Montgomery Col-Rockville
1992- 2-  40-CLE
 
16Doug Mientkiewicz1B6-2 193 L-R 1974-06-19 31Toledo,Ohio MLB1993-20101998-2009Westminster Christian (Miami,FL)Florida St
1995- 5- 128-MIN
 
35Jose Offerman1B6-0 190 B-R 1968-11-08 36San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1988-20091990-2005  
1986-   UDFA-LAN
 
28Juan PadillaP6-0 198 R-R 1977-02-17 28Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1995-20112004-2005   Jacksonville U., Tallahassee CC
1998-24- 709-MIN
 
31Mike PiazzaC6-3 215 R-R 1968-09-04 36Norristown,Pennsylvania MLB1989-20071992-2007Phoenixville Area (Phoenixville,PA)Miami-Dade Col
1988-62-1390-LAN
 
7Jose ReyesSS6-0 160 B-R 1983-06-11 22Villa Gonzalez,Dom Rep MLB2000-20182003-2018  
1999-   UDFA-NYN
ActiveNew York Mets (MLB)
22Royce RingP6-5 220 L-L 1980-12-21 24La Mesa,California MLB2000-20132005-2010Monte Vista (Spring Valley,CA)San Diego St
2002- 1-  18-CHA
 
33Jose SantiagoP6-3 215 R-R 1974-11-05 30Fajardo,Puerto Rico MLB1994-20081997-2005Carlos Escobar Lopez (Loiza,PR)
1994-70-1627-KCA
 
26Jae-weong SeoP6-1 218 R-R 1977-05-24 28Kwanju,Korea MLB1998-20072002-2007  
1998-   UDFA-NYN
 
10Shingo TakatsuP6-0 180 R-R 1968-11-25 36Tokyo,Japan MLB1991-20092004-2005  
2004-   UDFA-CHA
 
29Steve TrachselP6-4 205 R-R 1970-10-31 34Oxnard,California MLB1989-20081993-2008Troy (Fullerton,CA)Long Beach St, Fullerton Col
1991- 8- 215-CHN
 
57Eric ValentRF6-0 191 L-L 1977-04-04 28La Mirada,California MLB1996-20062001-2005Canyon (Anaheim,CA)UCLA
1998- 1-  42-PHI
 
21Gerald WilliamsLF-CF6-2 187 R-R 1968-08-10 36New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1986-20051992-2005East St. John (Reserve,LA)Grambling St
1987-14- 367-NYA
 
4Chris Woodward1B6-0 173 R-R 1976-06-27 29Covina,California MLB1995-20121999-2011Northview (Covina,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1994-54-1438-TOR
Retired  
5David Wright3B6-0 195 R-R 1982-12-20 22Norfolk,Virginia MLB2001-20182004-2018Hickory (Chesapeake,VA)
2001- 1-  38-NYN
ActiveNew York Mets (MLB)
38Victor ZambranoP6-0 190 R-R 1975-08-06 29Los Teques,Venezuela MLB1994-20102001-2007  
1993-   UDFA-NYA
 
42 Players