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Home >> Teams >> MLB Franchises >> National League >> New York Mets >> 1989 Team Capsule >> Feats | Batting and Pitching

1989 New York Mets (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 87-75 .537
Rank: 2nd in National League East
Run Differential: 683-595 + 88
Manager(s): Davey Johnson
General Manager: Frank Cashen
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Payroll: $ 20,013,212 3/26
Attendance: 2,918,710 4/26
Top Draft Pick: Alan Zinter (#24) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Bud Harrelson
Hitting Coach: Bill Robinson
Pitching Coach: Mel Stottlemyre
Pitching Coach: Greg Pavlick
Third Base Coach: Sam Perlozzo

#1 Draft Picks

Darryl Strawberry (#1), Dwight Gooden (#5), Kevin McReynolds (#6), Ron Darling (#9), Lee Mazzilli (#14), Gregg Jefferies (#20)
National League East Standings
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Darryl StrawberryNYNSLNL 3-5 @SLN42200220002000008322 home runs
    Lenny DykstraNYNCHNL 4-8 vs CHN4021000000000000500500th career game
    Howard JohnsonNYNHOUW 5-1 @HOU52400121000000007324 hits
    Keith HernandezNYNSDNW 2-1 vs SDN302100000200000020002000th career game
    Jeff McKnightNYNCHNL 4-8 @CHN101000000000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Darryl StrawberryNYNPITL 3-4 @PIT4110011000000000874200th career home run
    Howard JohnsonNYNMONW 5-3 vs MON42200240000000007762 home runs
    Howard JohnsonNYNMONL 5-8 vs MON51410002000000007774 hits
    Howard JohnsonNYNMONW 2-0 vs MON3120011100000000778100th career stolen base
    Ron DarlingNYNPHIW 4-2 vs PHI11100110000001001991st career home run
    Kevin TapaniNYNHOUL 3-10 @HOU200000000010000011st career game
    Mookie WilsonNYNHOUL 3-10 @HOU400000000040000010994 strikeouts
    Mark CarreonNYNHOUL 5-6 @HOU5020001100000000411st career stolen base
    Tim TeufelNYNCINW 8-3 vs CIN42400010100100006374 hits
    Wally WhitehurstNYNHOUL 0-6 vs HOU000000000000000011st career game
    Kevin McReynoldsNYNATLW 7-2 vs ATL4111002000300000884500th career RBI
    Kevin McReynoldsNYNSLNW 11-0 @SLN54411160000000008924 runs scored, 6 RBIs, 4 hits
    Gary CarterNYNPHIW 6-0 @PHI414200000000000019864 hits
    Darryl StrawberryNYNSDNW 7-2 vs SDN32200230001000109242 home runs
    Frank ViolaNYNLANW 1-0 @LAN301000000000000091st career hit
    Gregg JefferiesNYNLANW 9-3 @LAN34200001020000001474 runs scored
    Gregg JefferiesNYNSLNW 13-1 vs SLN52420250000000001542 home runs, 5 RBIs, 4 hits
    Julio MachadoNYNSLNW 13-1 vs SLN000000000000000011st career game
    Frank ViolaNYNSLNW 13-1 vs SLN2220001000000100111st career RBI
    Juan SamuelNYNMONW 5-0 @MON21000001010200009252 hit by pitches
    Blaine BeattyNYNMONL 1-10 @MON000000000000000011st career game
    Gary CarterNYNMONL 0-1 @MON401000000020000020002000th career game
    Gregg JefferiesNYNCHNL 6-10 @CHN52400120000000001644 hits
    Sid FernandezNYNSLNW 6-1 @SLN42300110000000001631st career home run
    Gary CarterNYNMONW 13-6 vs MON523100500010000020035 RBIs
    Dave MagadanNYNPHIL 3-5 vs PHI30101001012000003311st career stolen base
    Blaine BeattyNYNPITW 7-2 @PIT201000000000000021st career hit
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Don AaseNYNSLNW 8-4 vs SLNSv 210000200072823582%36862-54Threw 82% strikes
    Don AaseNYNPHIW 5-2 vs PHI 2.110000200082218482%37062-55Threw 82% strikes
    Rick AguileraNYNCHNW 4-2 vs CHNW 200000300073224875%8232-21Threw 75% strikes
    David ConeNYNATLW 2-1 vs ATLW 8.2511141000035133815261%7127-1010 Strikeouts
    Roger McDowellNYNHOUW 7-3 @HOUSv 3200000000103627975%26132-24Threw 75% strikes
    Roger McDowellNYNHOUL 0-5 vs HOU 222200100082217577%26332-24Threw 77% strikes
    Rick AguileraNYNCINW 11-4 @CINSv 32000140101256352163%8632-211st career save
    Dwight GoodenNYNSDNL 3-4 vs SDN 8522041130034127834465%16696-3611 Strikeouts
    Rick AguileraNYNSDNW 2-1 vs SDN 210000300072620677%8732-21Threw 77% strikes
    David ConeNYNSFNW 3-2 vs SFN 8622121100031133864765%7528-1111 Strikeouts
    Rick AguileraNYNSDNW 3-0 @SDNSv 34000060001348361275%9132-22Threw 75% strikes
    Rick AguileraNYNLANL 3-4 @LAN 2.120000600092823582%9232-22Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip), Threw 82% strikes
    Terry LeachNYNSFNL 3-10 @SFN 131100000052319483%17524-9Threw 83% strikes
    Bob OjedaNYNPHIW 1-0 @PHIWSHO930001600030114734164%22479-68Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Dwight GoodenNYNMONW 5-3 vs MONW 753312910028111694262%173100-37100th career win
    Rick AguileraNYNPHIW 5-1 vs PHI 220000401084033783%10234-23Threw 83% strikes
    Kevin TapaniNYNHOUL 3-10 @HOU 4.12110300101868412760%10-01st career game
    Sid FernandezNYNCINW 7-1 vs CINWCG931112300133108674162%15262-423-hitter
    Sid FernandezNYNATLL 2-3 @ATLL 8633101600030121913075%15362-4316 Strikeouts, Threw 75% strikes
    Wally WhitehurstNYNHOUL 0-6 vs HOU 1122031000726111542%10-01st career game
    Rick AguileraNYNATLW 4-1 vs ATLSv 3.10000070001043311272%10936-24Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Don AaseNYNPITL 2-3 vs PIT 10000110004137654%40063-56400th career game
    Rick AguileraNYNPITL 8-10 vs PIT 220000300072722581%11237-25Threw 81% strikes
    Rick AguileraNYNCHNL 4-6 @CHNL 2.211100410093627975%11437-27Threw 75% strikes
    Sid FernandezNYNMONW 2-1 vs MON 8511041000032123794464%15864-4310 Strikeouts
    Sid FernandezNYNSDNW 3-2 vs SDN 76221070002596742277%16064-43Threw 77% strikes
    Ron DarlingNYNSFNW 4-1 vs SFNW 8.171110100003299702971%20085-5010 Strikeouts, 200th career game
    Frank ViolaNYNSFNL 0-5 vs SFNL 8644111110032128814763%265113-9611 Strikeouts
    David ConeNYNCHNL 3-7 vs CHNL 8855131120136142915164%9637-1611 Strikeouts
    Sid FernandezNYNCHNW 3-2 vs CHNWCG962200600033115892677%16466-43Threw 77% strikes
    Julio MachadoNYNSLNW 13-1 vs SLN 1000012000422121055%10-01st career game
    Blaine BeattyNYNMONL 1-10 @MON 11000000004149564%10-01st career game
    Dwight GoodenNYNCHNW 5-2 @CHNSv 43110120001657362163%177100-391st career save
    Sid FernandezNYNSLNW 6-1 @SLNW 9211001300029118833570%16767-4513 Strikeouts
    Sid FernandezNYNPHIW 3-0 vs PHIWSHO930003900033126755160%16868-45Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    David ConeNYNPITW 7-0 @PITW 9300051000035141875462%10139-1710 Strikeouts

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