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2009 NEW YORK METS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  70-92   .432
Result:   4th in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Jerry Manuel
General Manager:   Omar Minaya
Stadium:  Citi field
Attendance:  3,154,262
Payroll:  $149,373,987
Playoffs:  -

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gary Sheffield (40)
Youngest Player:  Fernando Martinez (20)
Longest Tenure:  Jose Reyes (7)
Top Hitter:  David Wright (26)
Top Pitcher:  Johan Santana (27)
Top Draft Pick:  Steven Matz (#72)

Roster Continuity:  64.86%
Top Prospect:   Fernando Martinez
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Philadelphia9369.574--
Florida8775.5376.0
Atlanta8676.5317.0
NY Mets7092.43223.0
Washington59103.36434.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Marlon AndersonNew York Mets200820092$ 2,200,000$ 1.10m
Carlos BeltranNew York Mets200520117$ 119,000,000$ 17.00m$11m signing bonus.
Angel BerroaNew York Yankees200920091$ 800,000 Minor League Contract
Lance BroadwayChicago White Sox200920091$ 402,500 
Emil BrownSan Diego Padres200920091$ 650,000 Minor League Contract
Robinson CancelNew York Mets200920091$ 408,000 
Luis CastilloNew York Mets200820114$ 25,000,000$ 6.25m$1m signing bonus
Ramon CastroNew York Mets200820092$ 4,600,000$ 2.30m$250k signing bonus
Ryan ChurchNew York Mets200920091$ 2,800,000 Avoided arbitration
Alex CoraNew York Mets200920091$ 2,000,000 
Carlos DelgadoFlorida Marlins200920091$ 16,000,000 Option vested by Mets
Elmer DessensNew York Mets200920091$ 600,000 Minor league contract
Nick EvansNew York Mets200920091$ 403,000 
Pedro FelicianoNew York Mets200920091$ 1,612,500 Avoided arbitration
Nelson FigueroaNew York Mets200920091$ 400,000 Minor league contract
Casey FossumNew York Yankees200920091$ 600,000 Minor League Contract
Jeff FrancoeurAtlanta Braves200920091$ 3,375,000 Avoided arbitration
Sean GreenNew York Mets200920091$ 471,000 
Anderson HernandezWashington Nationals200920091$ 400,000 
Livan HernandezNew York Mets200920091$ 1,000,000 Minor league contract
John MaineNew York Mets200920091$ 2,600,000 Avoided arbitration
Fernando MartinezNew York Mets200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Ramon MartinezNew York Mets200920091$ 750,000 Minor league contract
Pat MischSan Francisco Giants200920091$ 401,250 
Daniel MurphyNew York Mets200920091$ 401,000 
Jon NieseNew York Mets200920091$ 400,000 
Fernando NieveHouston Astros200920091$ 414,000 
Darren O'DayNew York Mets200920091$ 406,000 
Angel PaganNew York Mets200920091$ 575,000 
Bobby ParnellNew York Mets200920091$ 400,000 
Mike PelfreyNew York Mets200620094$ 5,250,000$ 1.31m$3.55m signing bonus.
Oliver PerezNew York Mets200920113$ 36,000,000$ 12.00m
J.J. PutzNew York Mets200720093$ 13,100,000$ 4.37m$1.5m signing bonus. Club option for 2010 ($8.6m)
Tim ReddingNew York Mets200920091$ 2,250,000 
Jeremy ReedNew York Mets200920091$ 925,000 Avoided arbitration
Argenis ReyesNew York Mets200920091$ 400,000 
Jose ReyesNew York Mets200720104$ 23,250,000$ 5.81m$1.5m signing bonus. Club option for 2011 ($11m)
Francisco RodriguezNew York Mets200920113$ 37,000,000$ 12.33m$2m signing bonus. Club option for 2012 ($17.5m)
Johan SantanaNew York Mets200820136$ 137,500,000$ 22.92mClub option for 2014 ($25m)
Omir SantosNew York Mets200920091$ 400,000 
Brian SchneiderWashington Nationals200620094$ 16,000,000$ 4.00m
Gary SheffieldDetroit Tigers200820092$ 28,000,000$ 14.00m
Brian StokesNew York Mets200920091$ 409,500 
Cory SullivanNew York Mets200920091$ 600,000 
Jon SwitzerNew York Mets200920091$ 400,000 
Ken TakahashiToronto Blue Jays200920091$ 400,000 Minor league contract
Fernando TatisNew York Mets200920091$ 1,700,000 
Wilson ValdezCleveland Indians200920091$ 400,000 Minor league contract
Billy WagnerNew York Mets200620094$ 43,000,000$ 10.75mClub option for 2010 ($8m)
David WrightNew York Mets200720126$ 55,000,000$ 9.17mClub option for 2013 ($16m)



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