2006 New York Mets season: Wikis

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2006 New York Mets
NL East Champions
Major league affiliations
Location
2006 information
Owner(s) Fred Wilpon
Manager(s) Willie Randolph
Local television WPIX
SportsNet New York
(Gary Cohen, Ron Darling, Keith Hernandez)
Local radio WFAN
(Howie Rose, Ed Coleman)
WADO (spanish)
(Juan Alicea, Billy Berroa)

The New York Mets' 2006 season was the 45th regular season for the Mets. They went 97-65 and won the NL East. They were managed by Willie Randolph. They played home games at Shea Stadium. They used the marketing slogan of "The Team. The Time. The Mets." throughout the season.

Contents

Offseason

  • November 18, 2005: Xavier Nady was traded by the San Diego Padres to the New York Mets for Mike Cameron. [1]
  • November 24, 2005: Carlos Delgado was traded by the Florida Marlins with cash to the New York Mets for Mike Jacobs, Yusmeiro Petit, and Grant Psomas (minors).[2]
  • November 29, 2005: Billy Wagner was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets. [3]
  • December 5, 2005: Paul Lo Duca was traded by the Florida Marlins to the New York Mets for Dante Brinkley (minors) and Gaby Hernandez (minors). [4]
  • December 12, 2005: Julio Franco was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets. [5]
  • January 22, 2006: Kris Benson was traded by the New York Mets to the Baltimore Orioles for Jorge Julio and John Maine. [6]

Regular season

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Season standings

NL East W L GB Pct.
New York Mets 97 65 .599
Philadelphia Phillies 85 77 12 .525
Atlanta Braves 79 83 18 .488
Florida Marlins 78 84 19 .481
Washington Nationals 71 91 26 .438

Transactions

  • July 31, 2006: Xavier Nady was traded by the New York Mets to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Roberto Hernandez and Oliver Perez. [1]
  • August 8, 2006: Ricky Ledee was selected off waivers by the New York Mets from the Los Angeles Dodgers. [7]
  • August 22, 2006: Shawn Green was traded by the Arizona Diamondbacks with cash to the New York Mets for Evan MacLane (minors). [8]

Roster

2006 New York Mets
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

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
SS José Reyes 153 647 194 .300 19 81
3B David Wright 154 582 181 .311 26 116
C Paul Lo Duca 124 512 163 .318 5 49
CF Carlos Beltrán 140 510 140 .265 41 116
1B Carlos Delgado 144 524 139 .252 38 114
2B José Valentín 137 384 104 .271 18 62

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Endy Chavez 133 353 108 .306 4 42
Shawn Green 34 113 29 .257 4 15

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Tom Glavine 32 180 15 7 3.82 131
Steve Trachsel 30 164⅔ 15 8 4.97 79
Pedro Martínez 23 132⅔ 9 8 4.48 137
Orlando Hernández 29 162⅓ 11 11 4.66 164
John Maine 16 90 6 5 3.60 71
Alay Soler 8 45 2 3 6.00 23
Oliver Pérez 22 112⅔ 3 13 6.55 102
Victor Zambrano 5 21⅓ 1 2 6.75 15
Mike Pelfrey 4 21⅓ 2 1 5.48 13
Jose Lima 4 17⅓ 0 4 9.87 12

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Brian Bannister 8 38 2 1 4.26 19
Dave Williams 6 29 3 1 5.59 16

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Playoffs

NLDS

Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record

(NYM-LAD)

1 October 4 Los Angeles 5 New York 6 1-0
2 October 5 Los Angeles 1 New York 4 2-0
3 October 7 New York 9 Los Angeles 5 3-0
New York Mets win 3-0

NLCS

Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record

(StL-NYM)

Attendance
1 October 12* St. Louis 0 New York 2 0-1 56,311
2 October 13* St. Louis 9 New York 6 1-1 56,349
3 October 14 New York 0 St. Louis 5 2-1 47,053
4 October 15 New York 12 St. Louis 5 2-2 46,600
5 October 17 New York 2 St. Louis 4 3-2 46,496
6 October 18 St. Louis 2 New York 4 3-3 56,334
7 October 19 St. Louis 3 New York 1 4-3 56,357
St. Louis wins series 4–3 and advance to the World Series

Awards and honors

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Norfolk Tides International League Ken Oberkfell
AA Binghamton Mets Eastern League Juan Samuel
A St. Lucie Mets Florida State League Gary Carter
A Hagerstown Suns South Atlantic League Frank Cacciatore
Short-Season A Brooklyn Cyclones New York-Penn League George Greer
Rookie Kingsport Mets Appalachian League Donovan Mitchell
Rookie GCL Mets Gulf Coast League Bobby Floyd

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: St. Lucie[9]

References

Preceded by
Atlanta Braves
2005
NL East Championship Season
2006
Succeeded by
Philadelphia Phillies
2007

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