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2006 New York Mets season

The New York Mets' 2006 season was the 45th regular season for the Mets. They went 97-65 and won the NL East, a feat the team would not repeat until 2015. 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.

2006 New York Mets
NL East Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Fred Wilpon
General manager(s)Omar Minaya
Manager(s)Willie Randolph
Local televisionWPIX
SportsNet New York
(Gary Cohen, Ron Darling, Keith Hernandez, Steve Berthiaume, Matt Yallof, Ralph Kiner)
Local radioWFAN
(Howie Rose, Ed Coleman, Tom McCarthy)
WADO (spanish)
(Juan Alicea, Billy Berroa)
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Contents

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

National League EastEdit

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Mets 97 65 0.599 50–31 47–34
Philadelphia Phillies 85 77 0.525 12 41–40 44–37
Atlanta Braves 79 83 0.488 18 40–41 39–42
Florida Marlins 78 84 0.481 19 42–39 36–45
Washington Nationals 71 91 0.438 26 41–40 30–51


Record vs. opponentsEdit

2006 National League Records

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


TransactionsEdit

  • July 31, 2006: Xavier Nady was traded by the New York Mets to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Roberto Hernandez and Óliver Pérez.[1]
  • August 8, 2006: Ricky Ledée 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]

RosterEdit

2006 New York Mets
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player statsEdit

BattingEdit

Starters by positionEdit

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
C Paul Lo Duca 124 512 163 .318 5 49
1B Carlos Delgado 144 524 139 .265 38 114
2B José Valentín 137 384 104 .271 18 62
3B David Wright 154 582 181 .311 26 116
SS José Reyes 153 647 194 .300 19 81
LF Cliff Floyd 97 332 81 .244 11 44
CF Carlos Beltrán 140 510 140 .275 41 116
RF Xavier Nady 75 265 70 .264 14 40

Other battersEdit

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

PitchingEdit

Starting pitchersEdit

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 20 116⅔ 9 7 4.09 112
John Maine 16 90 6 5 3.60 71
Alay Soler 8 45 2 3 6.00 23
Óliver Pérez 22 112⅔ 3 13 6.55 102
Víctor Zambrano 5 21⅓ 1 2 6.75 15
Mike Pelfrey 4 21⅓ 2 1 5.48 13
José Lima 4 17⅓ 0 4 9.87 12

Other pitchersEdit

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 pitchersEdit

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Billy Wagner 70 3 2 40 2.24 94

PlayoffsEdit

NLDSEdit

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

NLCSEdit

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 Cardinals win series 4–3 to advance to the World Series

Awards and honorsEdit

Farm systemEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Xavier Nady Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/d/delgaca01.shtml
  3. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/w/wagnebi02.shtml
  4. ^ Paul Lo Duca Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  5. ^ Julio Franco Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  6. ^ Kris Benson Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  7. ^ Ricky Ledée Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  8. ^ Shawn Green Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  9. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007