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1998 NEW YORK METS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  88-74   .543
Result:   2nd in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Bobby Valentine
General Manager:   Steve Phillips
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  2,287,948
Payroll:  $49,559,665
Playoffs: Season in progress

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Tony Phillips (39)
Youngest Player:  Preston Wilson (23)
Longest Tenure:  John Franco, Todd Hundley (9)
Top Hitter:  John Olerud (8)
Top Pitcher:  Al Leiter (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Jason Tyner (#21)

Roster Continuity:  66.56%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Atlanta10656.654--
NY Mets8874.54318.0
Philadelphia7587.46331.0
Montreal6597.40141.0
Florida54108.33352.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
5John Olerud1b8291989-3-79MLB1605579119736422932296734111715.354.447.551100030766538514510.2.373
13Edgardo Alfonzo3b-2b-24UDFA: 1991MLB144557941552821778836577312311.278.355.4270238630421946.0.296
56Brian McRaecf37301985-1-17MLB1595527914636521792011809053355.264.360.46202556454301046.6.280
8Carlos Baerga2b9329UDFA: 1985MLB14751146136271753012455663721.266.303.3640186551407573.8.283
10Rey Ordonezss5425UDFA: 1993MLB153505461242021423623601715411.246.278.2990151548417402.6.275
31Mike Piazzac18291988-62-1390MLB1093946713733023761047532100312.348.417.607100023944627210310.2.355
42Butch Huskeyrf-1b-261989-7-188MLB11336943931801359762666132413.252.300.4070150402301443.9.272
17Luis Lopezss-2b-27UDFA: 1987MLB1172663767132222222060433210.252.312.338090295216253.2.316
23Bernard Gilkeylf-31UDFA: 1984MLB82264336015042851326641236.227.317.330087305216283.5.284
6Tony Phillips2b-lf-391978-1-10MLB52188254211031411384400121.223.351.330062229151254.5.273
19Lenny Harris3b-2b-331983-5-108MLB751681839706175291211425.232.272.381064184142193.7.217
15Matt Franco1b-3b-281987-7-166MLB10316120447211301232616118.273.366.360058187128214.5.319
9Todd Hundleyc-291987-2-39MLB531248204031211165510010.161.261.26603314210651.3.254
6Rich Beckercf-rf-261990-3-85MLB4910015194231031214202001.190.331.36003612183113.7.291
30Alberto Castilloc-28UDFA: 1987MLB3883131740270291710601.205.290.325027997582.7.234
7Todd Prattc-311985-6-153MLB4169919912180022000000.275.296.5221000367150126.4.362
35Rick Reedp68321986-26-644MLB306468001500321001200.125.164.1720117968-1-0.4.167
22Al Leiterp-321984-2-50MLB27571630040073200500.105.203.158096956-2-0.8.240
23Jermaine Allensworthcf103261993-1-34MLB345491120240221610000.204.246.352019574532.1.250
33Tim Spehrc-311988-5-127MLB21513710031071621000.137.267.15708604410.7.200
19Jim Tatum1b-3b-301985-3-78MLB355049122130031900040.180.211.400020574542.6.212
21,29Masato Yoshiip-33UDFA: 1998MLB27483310030032700800.062.118.083045953-4-2.1.143
28Bobby Jonesp70281991-1-36MLB274819100400221001201.187.220.20801062520-0.0.333
12Jorge Fabregasc-281991-1-34MLB2032360015001600101.187.212.28109342811.1.200
11Wayne Kirbyrf-cf-341983-13-289MLB2631560100111900100.194.219.25808332710.8.273
40Armando Reynosop-32UDFA: 1990MLB11302520000001500100.167.167.2330731260-0.5.333
16Hideo Nomop-29UDFA: 1995MLB16303800030011100200.267.290.26708332411.6.421
25Jay Paytoncf-lf-251994-1-29MLB1522271000001400000.318.348.36408231535.2.389
11Preston Wilsoncf-231992-1-9MLB820362002112800000.300.364.40008221534.6.500
18Craig Paquette3b-lf-291989-8-216MLB719352000100600003.263.263.36807191711.2.385
38Dave Mlickip97301990-17-445MLB1016330000002500300.187.278.18703211611.0.273
39Benny Agbayanilf-rf-261993-30-836MLB1115120000021500001.133.187.133021616--.200
39Rick Wilkinsc-311986-23-582MLB515320001002200000.133.235.13302171300.5.154
46Brian Bohanonp-291987-1-19MLB2314161003000400000.429.429.5000714839.3.600
99Turk Wendellp-31UDFA: 1989MLB624000000000200000.000.000.0000044--.000
46Willie Blairp-321986-11-289MLB114010000002100000.250.500.250016317.4.333
27Dennis Cookp-351985-18-446MLB703000000000000000.000.000.0000033--.000
18Todd Haney2b-321987-38-957MLB33000000001000000.000.250.000004300.2.000
12Shawn Gilbertlf-2b-331987-12-294MLB33100000000100000.000.000.0000033--.000
33Mike Kinkadelf-1b-251995-9-236MLB32200000000000000.000.000.0000022--.000
31,45John Francop-371981-5-125MLB582000000000100000.000.000.0000022--.000
36,38Jeff Tamp-27UDFA: 1993MLB131000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
36Greg McMichaelp-311988-7-163MLB221000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
21Bill Pulsipherp-241991-2-65MLB131000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
26Ralph Milliard2b-24UDFA: 1992MLB101300000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
43Rigo Beltranp-281991-26-676MLB71000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (46 players)16255107061425289241366716246572104937558848126.259.330.3947242170625543937474.6.295

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
35Rick Reed10321986-26-644MLB16113.4831312100212.120884823029153101.128.821.271.236.490.19.2900.86
28Bobby Jones79281991-1-36MLB994.0530300000195.119288882353115221.258.851.062.445.300.46.2850.73
22Al Leiter4321984-2-50MLB1762.4728284200193.01515553871174411.157.040.373.318.110.41.2771.09
21,29Masato Yoshii8733UDFA: 1998MLB683.9329291000171.216679752253117511.288.701.152.786.130.45.2820.76
16Hideo Nomo5929UDFA: 1995MLB454.821716100089.2734948115694931.447.331.105.629.430.60.2810.72
99Turk Wendell-31UDFA: 1989MLB512.936600017476.262252543358101.247.280.473.876.810.57.2650.77
40Armando Reynoso-32UDFA: 1990MLB733.821111000068.164312943240221.408.430.534.215.270.80.2910.90
27Dennis Cook63351985-18-446MLB842.387300018168.060211852779111.287.940.663.5710.460.34.3310.50
31,45John Franco46371981-5-125MLB083.6261000543864.266282642959201.479.190.564.048.210.49.3371.25
51Mel Rojas-31UDFA: 1985MLB526.055000019258.068393993041201.6910.551.404.666.360.73.3410.72
38Dave Mlicki73301990-17-445MLB145.681010100057.068383682539401.6310.741.263.956.160.64--0.81
46Brian Bohanon-291987-1-19MLB243.15254004054.147211942139101.257.790.663.486.460.54.2720.95
36Greg McMichael-311988-7-163MLB414.063000012131.041191471522311.8111.902.034.356.390.68--1.16
46Willie Blair40321986-11-289MLB113.14112002028.223101041021101.157.221.263.146.590.48--0.79
43John Hudek-311988-10-249MLB144.002800015027.023131221928001.567.670.676.339.330.68--0.45
36Greg McMichael-311988-7-163MLB124.03220006022.123121011422201.669.270.405.648.870.64--1.16
36,38Jeff Tam-27UDFA: 1993MLB116.28150005014.1131010248001.198.161.262.515.020.50.2501.42
21Bill Pulsipher-241991-2-65MLB006.91151001014.12311112513001.9514.441.263.148.160.38.4470.92
43Rigo Beltran-281991-26-676MLB003.387000008.0633145001.256.751.134.505.630.80.2270.33
49Brad Clontz-271992-10-285MLB009.002000003.0433122002.0012.003.006.006.001.00--1.50
Totals: (46 players)88743.7716216293153461,4581381639611136532112940111.378.530.943.286.970.47.352 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mike PiazzaC996805785.9890.00 
Alberto CastilloC351931523.9900.00 
Tim SpehrC2111810011.0000.00 
Todd PrattC1667421.9730.00 
Jorge FabregasC1262622.9710.00 
Jim TatumC4113001.0000.00 
Rick WilkinsC421110.9570.00 
Todd HundleyC2182001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
John Olerud1B15712581165119.9960.00 
Matt Franco1B11684031.0000.00 
Jim Tatum1B9321011.0000.00 
Todd Pratt1B3110011.0000.00 
Craig Paquette1B230001.0000.00 
Lenny Harris1B110001.0000.00 
Tim Spehr1B120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Carlos Baerga2B144289340997.9860.00 
Luis Lopez2B507485416.9750.00 
Ralph Milliard2B53210.8330.00 
Lenny Harris2B210001.0000.00 
Todd Haney2B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Edgardo Alfonzo3B144117248920.9760.00 
Matt Franco3B13518021.0000.00 
Luis Lopez3B11112021.0000.00 
Lenny Harris3B1021111.9290.00 
Craig Paquette3B422011.0000.00 
Jim Tatum3B322001.0000.00 
Shawn Gilbert3B10000.0000.00 
Mike Kinkade3B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rey OrdonezSS1512654011782.9750.00 
Luis LopezSS393647617.9330.00 
Edgardo AlfonzoSS10000.0000.00 
Ralph MilliardSS10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bernard GilkeyLF76114911.9920.00 
Tony PhillipsLF4361220.9690.00 
Todd HundleyLF3442250.8980.00 
Lenny HarrisLF2172001.0000.00 
Rich BeckerLF1719210.9550.00 
Matt FrancoLF1211110.9230.00 
Luis LopezLF880001.0000.00 
Jay PaytonLF861001.0000.00 
Jermaine AllensworthLF420001.0000.00 
Jim TatumLF460001.0000.00 
Preston WilsonLF450001.0000.00 
Wayne KirbyLF30000.0000.00 
Benny AgbayaniLF10000.0000.00 
Todd HaneyLF10000.0000.00 
Craig PaquetteLF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Brian McRaeCF154301843.9870.00 
Rich BeckerCF14120001.0000.00 
Jermaine AllensworthCF470001.0000.00 
Wayne KirbyCF440001.0000.00 
Benny AgbayaniCF210001.0000.00 
Preston WilsonCF23010.7500.00 
Bernard GilkeyCF140001.0000.00 
Lenny HarrisCF120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Butch HuskeyRF103167841.9780.00 
Lenny HarrisRF5371110.9860.00 
Jermaine AllensworthRF25130001.0000.00 
Tony PhillipsRF1525010.9620.00 
Rich BeckerRF13252001.0000.00 
Wayne KirbyRF12111011.0000.00 
Benny AgbayaniRF650001.0000.00 
Bernard GilkeyRF430001.0000.00 
Matt FrancoRF10000.0000.00 
Luis LopezRF14010.8000.00 
Jay PaytonRF10000.0000.00 
Preston WilsonRF120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dennis CookP73682911.9171.46 
Turk WendellP667651210.9442.01 
John FrancoP6164416021.0002.80 
Mel RojasP505861111.9442.64 
Rick ReedP31212123812.9802.12 
Bobby JonesP30195143523.9612.26 
Greg McMichaelP3015001.0000.00 
Greg McMichaelP3015001.0000.00 
Greg McMichaelP3015001.0000.00 
Greg McMichaelP3015001.0000.00 
Masato YoshiiP29171142032.9191.79 
John HudekP282715001.0002.00 
Al LeiterP28193418001.0001.03 
Brian BohanonP255461611.9573.66 
Greg McMichaelP2234011.0000.00 
Greg McMichaelP2234011.0000.00 
Greg McMichaelP2234011.0000.00 
Greg McMichaelP2234011.0000.00 
Hideo NomoP1789412001.0001.61 
Bill PulsipherP151405001.0003.19 
Jeff TamP151431001.0002.55 
Willie BlairP112806001.0001.91 
Armando ReynosoP116852412.9673.83 
Dave MlickiP10576810.9332.21 
Rigo BeltranP7801001.0001.13 
Brad ClontzP2310001.0003.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mike PiazzaDH4.0000.00 
Matt FrancoDH2.0000.00 
Alberto CastilloDH1.0000.00 
Lenny HarrisDH1.0000.00 
Butch HuskeyDH1.0000.00 
Jim TatumDH1.0000.00 


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