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2004 New York Mets
Major league affiliations
Location
2004 information
Owner(s) Fred Wilpon
Manager(s) Art Howe
Local television WPIX
(Tom Seaver, Dave O'Brien)
Fox Sports New York/MSG
(Ralph Kiner, Fran Healy, Matt Loughlin, Ted Robinson, Keith Hernandez)
Local radio WFAN
(Howie Rose, Gary Cohen)
WADO (spanish)
(Juan Alicea, Billy Berroa)

The New York Mets' 2004 season was the 43rd regular season for the Mets. They went 71-91 and finished 4th in the NL East. They were managed by Art Howe. They played home games at Shea Stadium.

Contents

Offseason

  • October 9, 2003: Marco Scutaro was selected off waivers by the Oakland Athletics from the New York Mets.[1]
  • January 16, 2004: Kenny Kely was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets.[2]
  • January 29, 2004: Shane Spencer signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets.[3]
  • February 9, 2004: Ricky Bottalico was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets.[4]

Regular season

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Opening Day starters

Notable transactions

  • April 3, 2004: Kenny Kelly was released by the New York Mets.[2]
  • April 7, 2004: Ricky Bottalico was released by the New York Mets.[4]
  • April 16, 2004: Ricky Bottalico was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets.[4]
  • June 17, 2004: Dave Weathers was traded by the New York Mets with Jeremy Griffiths to the Houston Astros for Richard Hidalgo.[5]
  • July 30, 2004: Justin Huber was traded by the New York Mets to the Kansas City Royals for Jose Bautista.[6]
  • July 30, 2004: Scott Kazmir was traded by the New York Mets with Jose Diaz to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for Bartolome Fortunato and Victor Zambrano.[7]
  • July 30, 2004: Ty Wigginton, Jose Bautista and Matt Peterson were traded by the New York Mets to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Kris Benson and Jeff Keppinger.
  • August 6, 2004: Shane Spencer was released by the New York Mets.[3]

Game Log

Green indicates a win, red indicates a loss, and gray indicates a postponement.


April

# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance
1 April 6 @ Atlanta 7-2 Glavine (1-0) Ortiz (0-1) 49,460
2 April 7 @ Atlanta 18-10 Gryboski (1-0) Trachsel (0-1) 22,775
3 April 8 @ Atlanta 10-8 Cunnane (1-0) Franco (0-1) Smoltz (1) 26,585
4 April 9 @ Nationals 3-2 Weathers (1-0) Ayala (0-2) Moreno (1) 14,739
5 April 10 @ Nationals 1-0 Patterson (1-0) Seo (0-1) Biddle (2) 11,957
6 April 11 @ Nationals 4-1 Glavine (2-0) Hernandez (0-1) Looper (1) 10,623
7 April 12 Atlanta 10-6 Trachsel (1-1) Hampton (0-1) Looper(2) 53,666
8 April 14 Atlanta 6-1 Thompson (1-0) Yates (0-1) 15,894
9 April 15 Atlanta 4-0 Leiter (1-0) Ramirez (0-1) 33,212
10 April 16 Pittsburgh 7-6 Wells (2-1) Moreno (0-1) Mesa (4) 18,554
11 April 17 Pittsburgh 2-1 Meadows (1-0) Trachsel (1-2) Mesa (5) 40,172
12 April 18 Pittsburgh 8-1 Benson (2-0) Seo (0-2) 44,345
13 April 19 Washington 4-1 Yates (1-1) Ohka (0-3) Looper (3) 14,002
14 April 20 Washington 2-1 Day (1-1) Weathers (1-1) Biddle (3) 14,513
15 April 21 Washington 2-1 Hernandez (1-2) Glavine (2-1) Biddle (4) 23,565
16 April 22 Washington 3-2 Trachsel (2-2) Bentz (0-1) Looper (4) 15,062
17 April 23 Chicago 3-1 Maddux (1-2) Seo (1-3) Borowski (3) 38,862
18 April 24 Chicago 3-0 Wood (3-1) Yates (1-2) Hawkins (1) 39,043
19 April 25 Chicago 4-1 Clement (3-1) Leiter (1-1) Borowski (4) 38,635
20 April 27 LA Dodgers 9-5 Glavine (3-1) Nomo (3-2) 28,524
21 April 28 LA Dodgers 3-2 Perez (2-1) Trachsel (2-3) Gagne (6) 29,319
22 April 29 LA Dodgers 6-1 Seo (1-3) Weaver (1-3) 32,067
23 April 30 San Diego 7-6 Lawrence (3-2) Yates (1-3) Otsuka (1) 41,971


May

# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance
24 May 1 @ San Diego 3-1 Peavy (2-1) Franco (0-2) Hoffman (7) 42,064
25 May 2 @ San Diego 6-2 Glavine (4-1) Valdez (3-1) 41,965
26 May 4 San Francisco 6-2 Trachsel (3-3) Tomko (1-2) 30,532
27 May 5 San Francisco 8-2 Weathers (2-1) Rodriguez (1-2) 19,974
28 May 6 San Francisco 2-1 Weathers (3-1) Brower (0-2) 23,314
29 May 7 Milwaukee 7-5 Davis (2-2) Glavine (4-2) 27,841
30 May 8 Milwaukee 6-4 Kinney (1-2) Yates (1-4) Kolb (6) 29,212
31 May 9 Milwaukee 6-5 Wheeler (1-0) Ford (1-1) 29,686
32 May 10 @ Arizona 12-8 Daigle (2-1) Baldwin (0-1) 28,638
33 May 11 @ Arizona 9-5 Bruney (1-0) Leiter (1-2) 34,263
34 May 12 @ Arizona 1-0 Glavine (5-2) Johnson (3-4) Looper (5) 27,750
35 May 13 @ Arizona 7-4 Seo (2-3) Webb (2-3) Looper (6) 25,573
36 May 14 @ Houston 8-3 Trachsel (4-3) Oswalt (2-2) 35,849
37 May 15 @ Houston 7-4 Pettitte (4-1) Baldwin (0-2) Dotel (7) 42,581
38 May 16 @ Houston 3-2 Wheeler (2-0) Backe (1-1) 43,247
39 May 18 St. Louis 5-4 Bottalico (1-0) Isringhausen (2-1) 28,880
40 May 19 St. Louis 1-0 Eldred (1-0) Stanton (0-1) Kline (1) 20,229
41 May 20 St. Louis 11-4 Marquis (3-3) Seo (2-4) 21,874
42 May 21 Colorado 9-7 Ginter (1-0) Young (0-1) 20,148
43 May 22 Colorado 5-4 Weathers (4-1) Nunez (3-2) Looper (7) 27,526
44 May 23 Colorado 4-0 Glavine (6-2) Estes (3-3) 37,486
45 May 25 Philadelphia 5-0 Trachsel (5-3) Milton (5-1) 29,385
46 May 26 Philadelphia 7-4 Hernandez (1-1) Franco (0-3) Worrell (6) 20,349
47 May 28 @ Florida 2-1 Willis (5-3) Glavine (6-3) Benitez (19) 25,299
48 May 29 @ Florida 3-2 Wayne (3-1) Looper (0-1) 31,325
49 May 30 @ Florida 8-6 Borland (1-0) Stanton (0-2) Benitez (20) 30,896
50 May 31 @ Philadelphia 5-3 Moreno (1-1) Myers (3-3) Looper (8) 43,620


June

# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance
51 June 1 @ Philadelphia 4-1 Bottalico (2-0) Worrell (1-2) Looper (9) 34,436
52 June 2 @ Philadelphia 5-3 Weathers (5-1) Hernandez (1-2) Looper (10) 37,625
53 June 3 Florida 4-1 Seo (3-4) Burnett (0-1) Looper (11) 20,832
54 June 4 Florida 5-1 Pavano (5-2) Trachsel (5-4) Benitez (21) 23,266
55 June 5 Florida 7-6 Perisho (4-2) Weathers (5-2) Benitez (22) 24,803
56 June 6 Florida 5-2 Leiter (2-2) Penny (6-3) 25,835
57 June 8 @ Minnesota 2-1 Rincon (7-3) Stanton (0-3) 16,181
58 June 9 @ Minnesota 5-3 Santana (3-4) Trachsel (5-5) Nathan (16) 17,507
59 June 10 @ Minnesota 3-2 Balfour (1-0) Bottalico (2-1) 16,706
60 June 11 @ Kansas City 7-5 May (3-8) Seo (3-5) Affeldt (8) 23,243
61 June 12 @ Kansas City 4-3 Affeldt (2-3) Weathers (5-3) 23,890
62 June 13 @ Kansas City 5-2 Glavine (7-3) Greinke (1-2) Looper (12) 24,632
63 June 15 Cleveland 7-2 Trachsel (6-5) Davis (1-5) 22,783
64 June 16 Cleveland 9-1 Sabathia (4-3) Ginter (1-1) 29,512
65 June 17 Cleveland 6-2 Bottalico (3-1) White (3-2) 17,675
66 June 18 Detroit 3-2 Looper (1-1) Patterson (0-4) 36,141
67 June 19 Detroit 4-3 Looper (2-1) Dingman (1-1) 36,925
68 June 20 Detroit 6-1 Trachsel (7-5) Bonderman (5-6) 39,446
69 June 22 Cincinnati 7-4 Franco (1-3) Wilson (7-1) Looper (13) 19,301
70 June 23 Cincinnati 6-4 Matthews (2-1) Franco (1-4) Graves (28) 32,423
71 June 24 Cincinnati 6-2 Lidle (5-5) Glavine (6-4) 23,827

Roster

2004 New York Mets
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB
Atlanta Braves 96 66 .593 --
Philadelphia Phillies 86 76 .531 10
Florida Marlins 83 79 .512 13
New York Mets 71 91 .438 25
Montreal Expos 67 95 .414 29

The Final Montreal Expos Game

Back in 1969, the New York Mets played the Montreal Expos in their first ever game. The game was played in New York. The Montreal Expos final game was played in New York against the Mets as well.

Scorecard

October 3, Shea Stadium, Flushing, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Montreal 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 2
New York 1 0 2 0 1 3 0 1 x 8 11 1
W: Tom Glavine (11-14)  L: John Patterson (4-7)   HRs: David Wright (14), Todd Zeile (9)
Attendance: 33,569 Time:3:10

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Norfolk Tides International League John Stearns
AA Binghamton Mets Eastern League Ken Oberkfell
A St. Lucie Mets Florida State League Tim Teufel
A Capital City Bombers South Atlantic League Jack Lind
Short-Season A Brooklyn Cyclones New York-Penn League Tony Tijerina
Rookie Kingsport Mets Appalachian League Mookie Wilson
Rookie GCL Mets Gulf Coast League Brett Butler

[8]

References

  1. ^ Marco Scutaro Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ a b Kenny Kelly Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ a b Shane Spencer Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ a b c Ricky Bottalico Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  5. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/w/weathda01.shtml
  6. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/h/huberju01.shtml
  7. ^ Scott Kazmir Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  8. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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