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The New York Mets' 2001 season was the 40th regular season for the Mets. They went 82-80 and finished 3rd in the NL East. They were managed by Bobby Valentine. They played home games at Shea Stadium.

2001 New York Mets
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Nelson Doubleday Jr., Fred Wilpon
General manager(s)Steve Phillips
Manager(s)Bobby Valentine
Local televisionWPIX
(Tom Seaver, Gary Thorne)
Fox Sports New York
(Ralph Kiner, Fran Healy, Howie Rose)
Local radioWFAN
(Bob Murphy, Gary Cohen, Ed Coleman)
WADO (spanish)
(Juan Alicea, Billy Berroa)
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The Mets playing against the Cincinnati Reds during an April 2001 away game at Cinergy Field.

Contents

OffseasonEdit

  • December 6, 2000: Turk Wendell was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets.[1]
  • December 11, 2000: Tsuyoshi Shinjo was purchased by the New York Mets from the Hanshin Tigers (Japan Central).[2]
  • January 5, 2001: Jorge Velandia was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets.[3]

Regular seasonEdit

The Mets played the first game in New York after the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11.[4] The game was played on September 21 and it was a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves.[4]

Opening Day startersEdit

  • Edgardo Alfonzo
  • Kevin Appier
  • Darryl Hamilton
  • Rey Ordóñez
  • Jay Payton
  • Mike Piazza
  • Tsuyoshi Shinjo
  • Robin Ventura
  • Todd Zeile[5]

Season standingsEdit

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Atlanta Braves 88 74 0.543 40–41 48–33
Philadelphia Phillies 86 76 0.531 2 47–34 39–42
New York Mets 82 80 0.506 6 44–37 38–43
Florida Marlins 76 86 0.469 12 46–34 30–52
Montreal Expos 68 94 0.420 20 34–47 34–47


Record vs. opponentsEdit

2001 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16]
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL AL
Arizona 5–2 6–3 5–1 13–6 4–2 2–4 10–9 3–3 3–3 3–3 3–4 4–2 12–7 10–9 2–4 7–8
Atlanta 2–5 4–2 4–2 4–2 9–10 3–3 2–5 3–3 13–6 10–9 10–9 5–1 3–3 4–2 3–3 9–9
Chicago 3–6 2–4 13–4 3–3 3–3 8–9 4–2 8–9 3–3 4–2 4–2 10–6 2–4 3–3 9–8 9–6
Cincinnati 1–5 2–4 4–13 3–6 4–2 6–11 4–2 6–10 4–2 4–2 2–4 9–8 2–4 4–2 7–10 4–11
Colorado 6–13 2–4 3–3 6–3 4–2 2–4 8–11 5–1 3–4 4–3 2–4 2–4 9–10 9–10 6–3 2–10
Florida 2–4 10–9 3–3 2–4 2–4 3–3 2–5 4–2 12–7 7–12 5–14 4–2 3–4 2–4 3–3 12–6
Houston 4–2 3–3 9–8 11–6 4–2 3–3 2–4 12–5 6–0 3–3 3–3 9–8 3–6 3–3 9–7 9–6
Los Angeles 9–10 5–2 2–4 2–4 11–8 5–2 4–2 5–1 2–4 2–4 3–3 7–2 9–10 11–8 3–3 6–9
Milwaukee 3–3 3–3 9–8 10–6 1–5 2–4 5–12 1–5 4–2 3–3 3–3 6–11 1–5 5–4 7–10 5–10
Montreal 3–3 6–13 3–3 2–4 4–3 7–12 0–6 4–2 2–4 8–11 9–10 5–1 3–3 2–5 2–4 8–10
New York 3–3 9–10 2–4 2–4 3–4 12–7 3–3 4–2 3–3 11–8 11–8 4–2 1–5 3–4 1–5 10–8
Philadelphia 4–3 9–10 2–4 4–2 4–2 14–5 3–3 3–3 3–3 10–9 8–11 5–1 5–2 3–3 2–4 7–11
Pittsburgh 2–4 1–5 6–10 8–9 4–2 2–4 8–9 2–7 11–6 1–5 2–4 1–5 2–4 1–5 3–14 8–7
San Diego 7–12 3–3 4–2 4–2 10–9 4–3 6–3 10–9 5–1 3–3 5–1 2–5 4–2 5–14 1–5 6–9
San Francisco 9–10 2–4 3–3 2–4 10–9 4–2 3–3 8–11 4–5 5–2 4–3 3–3 5–1 14–5 4–2 10–5
St. Louis 4–2 3–3 8–9 10–7 3–6 3–3 7–9 3–3 10–7 4–2 5–1 4–2 14–3 5–1 2–4 8–7


Notable transactionsEdit

  • May 9, 2001: Doug Linton was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets.[6]
  • June 5, 2001: David Wright was drafted by the New York Mets in the 1st round (38th pick) of the 2001 amateur draft. Player signed July 12, 2001.[7]
  • July 23, 2001: Todd Pratt was traded by the New York Mets to the Philadelphia Phillies for Gary Bennett.[8]
  • July 25, 2001: Doug Linton was purchased by the LG Twins of Korea from the New York Mets.[6]
  • July 27, 2001: Turk Wendell was traded by the New York Mets with Dennis Cook to the Philadelphia Phillies for Bruce Chen and Adam Walker (minors).[1]
  • July 30, 2001: Rick Reed was traded by the New York Mets to the Minnesota Twins for Matt Lawton.[9]

RosterEdit

Player statsEdit

BattingEdit

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

Other battersEdit

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchersEdit

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchersEdit

Player G IP W L ERA
Relief pitchersEdit
Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honorsEdit

Farm systemEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b https://www.baseball-reference.com/w/wendetu01.shtml
  2. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/s/shinjts01.shtml
  3. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/v/velanjo01.shtml
  4. ^ a b Rubin, Adam (May 2, 2011). "Phillies crowd erupts in 'U-S-A' cheers". ESPNNewYork.com. Archived from the original on June 15, 2011. Retrieved May 2, 2011.
  5. ^ http://baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=2001&t=NYN
  6. ^ a b https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/l/lintodo01.shtml
  7. ^ David Wright Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  8. ^ Todd Pratt Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  9. ^ Rick Reed Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  10. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

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