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1987 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 92-70 .568
Rank: 2nd in National League East
Run Differential: 823-698 + 125
Roster Continuity 78.45% 6/26
Manager(s): Davey Johnson
General Manager: Frank Cashen
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 3,034,129 2/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Chris Donnels (#24) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Vern Hoscheit
First Base Coach: Bud Harrelson
Hitting Coach: Bill Robinson
Pitching Coach: Mel Stottlemyre
Third Base Coach: Sam Perlozzo

#1 Draft Picks

Bill Almon (#1), Darryl Strawberry (#1), Dwight Gooden (#5), Kevin McReynolds (#6), Ron Darling (#9), Clint Hurdle (#9), Ron Darling (#9), Don Schulze (#11), Lee Mazzilli (#14), Wally Backman (#16), Gregg Jefferies (#20)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9567.586--
9270.5683.0
9171.5624.0
8082.49415.0
8082.49415.0
7685.47218.5
  • The organization roster is a complete listing of all players, for a given season, who appeared in at least 1 game with either the Major League parent team or any of the affiliated teams at the various classifications (AAA,AA,A+,A,A-,Rookie)
  • A player may appear on multiple organizational rosters for a season since he have switched organizations during the season.
  • Organizational Roster for 1987 New York Mets season
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Rick AguileraTidewaterILAAAP6-5203R-R25NYN: 1983-3-58MLB
      NY MetsNLMLBP                
    Bill AlmonNY MetsNLMLBSS-3B6-3190R-R34SDN: 1974-1-1MLB
    Mike AndersonColumbiaSALAP6-0160R-R21NYN: 1985-1-19A+
    Jaime ArchibaldColumbiaSALA1B6-1195L-L24NYN: 1985-22-568A+
      LynchburgCaroA+1B                
    Wally BackmanNY MetsNLMLB2B5-9168B-R27NYN: 1977-1-16MLB
    Brandon BaileyColumbiaSALA1B6-3200L-R20NYN: 1984-5-107A+
    Derek BastinckLittle FallsNYPLA-C6-3210R-R22DET: 1985-9-236A+
    Peter BauerLynchburgCaroA+P6-4205R-R22NYN: 1986-8-206AA
    Jose BautistaJacksonTexAAP6-1205R-R22Not draftedMLB
    Chris BayerLynchburgCaroA+P6-3205B-R23BOS: 1985-11-283AA
      JacksonTexAAP                
    Wray BergendahlJacksonTexAAP6-0180R-R25SEA: 1982-1-5AA
    Terry BlockerTidewaterILAAACF6-2195L-L27NYN: 1981-1-4MLB
    Tim BogarLittle FallsNYPLA-SS-3B6-2198R-R20NYN: 1987-8-212MLB
    Desmond BrooksLynchburgCaroA+C6-0200R-R22NYN: 1983-29-708A+
    Terry BrossLittle FallsNYPLA-P6-9230R-R21NYN: 1987-13-342MLB
    Rick BrownColumbiaSALAP6-3200R-R23NYN: 1986-7-180AA
    Mark BrunswickLynchburgCaroA+C6-2187R-R22NYN: 1984-3-55A+
    Bob BuchananTidewaterILAAAP6-1185L-L26CIN: 1979-2-41MLB
    Tom BurnsJacksonTexAAP6-3200R-R25Not draftedAAA
    Stanton CameronKingsportAppRkDH6-5230R-R17NYN: 1987-24-628AAA
    John CandelariaNY MetsNLMLBP6-6225R-L33PIT: 1972-2-47MLB
    Al CarmichaelJacksonTexAAC6-0165R-R22NYN: 1982-11-267AAA
    Mark CarreonTidewaterILAAA1B-LF6-0195R-L23NYN: 1981-8-185MLB
      NY MetsNLMLB1B-LF                
    Gary CarterNY MetsNLMLBC6-2215R-R33MON: 1972-3-53MLB
    Alberto CastilloKingsportAppRkC6-0185R-R17Not draftedMLB
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Jeff CiszkowskiLynchburgCaroA+P6-4210R-R21NYN: 1983-11-266A+
    Bob ColescottColumbiaSALAC6-1184R-R21NYN: 1983-19-474A
    David ConeTidewaterILAAAP6-1190L-R24KCA: 1981-3-74MLB
      NY MetsNLMLBP                
    Joaquin ContrerasJacksonTexAAOF6-3165B-L23KCA: 1985-5-122AAA
    Archie CorbinKingsportAppRkP6-4190R-R19NYN: 1986-16-414MLB
    David CrowsonKingsportAppRkP6-2170L-R19NYN: 1986-12-310RK
    Angelo CuevasLynchburgCaroA+OF5-10205L-L21NYN: 1984-27-661AAA
      JacksonTexAAOF                
      TidewaterILAAAOF                
    Ron DarlingNY MetsNLMLBP6-3195R-R26TEX: 1981-1-9MLB
    Andre DavidTidewaterILAAAOF6-0170L-L31MIN: 1980-8-194MLB
    Kurt DeLucaLynchburgCaroA+3B6-0190R-R23NYN: 1985-36-825AA
      JacksonTexAA3B                
    Alberto DiazKingsportAppRkIF5-10147R-R17Not draftedA+
    Alex DiazKingsportAppRkCF-RF5-11180B-R18Not draftedMLB
      Little FallsNYPLA-CF-RF                
    Pat DisabatoLittle FallsNYPLA-P6-0170L-L21NYN: 1987-23-602A-
    Reggie DobieTidewaterILAAAP6-1174R-R22NYN: 1983-8-182AAA
    Chris DonnelsKingsportAppRk3B-1B6-0185L-R21NYN: 1987-1-24MLB
      ColumbiaSALA3B-1B                
    Richard DurantColumbiaSALAP6-3175R-R21NYN: 1986-18-466A+
    Lenny DykstraNY MetsNLMLBCF-OF5-10185L-L24NYN: 1981-13-315MLB
    James EcholesKingsportAppRkOF6-3220R-R18NYN: 1987-30-784RK
    Tom EdensTidewaterILAAAP6-2188R-R26KCA: 1983-14-361MLB
      NY MetsNLMLBP                
    Rocky ElliKingsportAppRkP6-5215L-L19DET: 1986-7-173AAA
    Kevin ElsterTidewaterILAAASS6-2200R-R22NYN: 1984-2-28MLB
      NY MetsNLMLBSS                
    Eric EricksonLynchburgCaroA+P-OF6-4225B-L25SFN: 1980-2-31AAA
    Jason FeliceTidewaterILAAAOF6-2195R-R25SEA: 1981-3-54AAA
    Sid FernandezNY MetsNLMLBP6-1230L-L24LAN: 1981-3-73MLB
    Tom FineKingsportAppRkP6-6205R-R20SFN: 1986-5-108A+
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Victor GarciaColumbiaSALAP6-2165B-L20NYN: 1985-14-360AAA
    Jeff GardnerJacksonTexAA2B5-11165L-R23HOU: 1984-14-310MLB
    David GelattLynchburgCaroA+2B5-10155R-R24NYN: 1985-17-438AAA
      TidewaterILAAA2B                
    Jeff GeorgeKingsportAppRkP6-2185R-R20NYN: 1986-9-228RK
    John GibbonsTidewaterILAAAC5-11187R-R25NYN: 1980-1-24MLB
    Bob GibsonTidewaterILAAAP6-0195R-R30Not draftedMLB
      NY MetsNLMLBP                
    Ronnie GideonLynchburgCaroA+1B6-2200L-L23PIT: 1984-1-10AA
      JacksonTexAA1B                
    Adam GingColumbiaSALASS6-1180B-R23SDN: 1985-24-624A+
      LynchburgCaroA+SS                
    Brian GivensLynchburgCaroA+P6-6220L-R21NYN: 1984-10-234MLB
      TidewaterILAAAP                
    Ed GlynnTidewaterILAAAP6-2180R-L34Not draftedMLB
    Cliff GonzalezColumbiaSALAOF-SS5-10175L-R20NYN: 1985-8-204A+
    Javier GonzalezLittle FallsNYPLA-C5-11180R-R18Not draftedAAA
    Dwight GoodenLynchburgCaroA+P6-3210R-R22NYN: 1982-1-5MLB
      TidewaterILAAAP                
      NY MetsNLMLBP                
    Terry GriffinLittle FallsNYPLA-P6-3200R-R21NYN: 1987-7-186A+
    Kip GrossLynchburgCaroA+P6-2194R-R22NYN: 1986-4-102MLB
    Denny HarrigerKingsportAppRkP5-11185R-R17NYN: 1987-18-472MLB
    Kyle HartshornJacksonTexAAP6-3200L-R22NYN: 1982-6-137AA
    Alan HaydenLynchburgCaroA+OF6-0165L-L23NYN: 1985-19-490AAA
      JacksonTexAAOF                
    Ron HeightLittle FallsNYPLA-IF5-11167R-R19NYN: 1986-3-74A-
    Scott HenionColumbiaSALAP6-3180R-R21CAL: 1986-5-125A+
    Keith HernandezNY MetsNLMLB1B6-0195L-L33SLN: 1971-42-785MLB
    Robert HernandezColumbiaSALAP5-11190L-L22NYN: 1986-1-18AA
      JacksonTexAAP                
    Rudy HernandezKingsportAppRk2B5-10158R-R19Not draftedAA
    Barry HightowerColumbiaSALAP6-3180R-L21NYN: 1984-8-185A
    Eric HillmanLittle FallsNYPLA-P6-10225L-L21NYN: 1987-16-420MLB
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Tim HinesKingsportAppRkC6-4190L-R18NYN: 1987-3-82AAA
    Mike HocuttJacksonTexAA3B6-2197L-R25MON: 1982-28-710AAA
    Pat HowellKingsportAppRkCF5-11155B-R18NYN: 1987-9-238MLB
    Todd HundleyLittle FallsNYPLA-C5-11199B-R18NYN: 1987-2-39MLB
    Clint HurdleTidewaterILAAAOF6-3195L-R29KCA: 1975-1-9MLB
      NY MetsNLMLBOF                
    Donnie IasparroLynchburgCaroA+P6-4204R-R23MIN: 1983-5-105A+
    Jeff InnisTidewaterILAAAP6-0170R-R24NYN: 1983-13-318MLB
      NY MetsNLMLBP                
    Dre JacasColumbiaSALAOF6-1180B-R24Not draftedAA
    Troy JamesLynchburgCaroA+P6-2185R-R23NYN: 1984-33-752A+
    Scott JasterLynchburgCaroA+OF6-5205R-R21NYN: 1985-2-45AAA
      TidewaterILAAAOF                
    Gregg JefferiesJacksonTexAALF-2B5-10185B-R19NYN: 1985-1-20MLB
      NY MetsNLMLBLF-2B                
    Chris JelicLynchburgCaroA+LF5-11180R-R23KCA: 1985-2-45MLB
      JacksonTexAALF                
    Alex JimenezLittle FallsNYPLA-1B6-1174L-L20OAK: 1986-9-218AAA
      ColumbiaSALA1B                
    Howard JohnsonNY MetsNLMLB3B-SS5-11178B-R26DET: 1979-1-12MLB
    John JohnstoneKingsportAppRkP6-3210R-R18NYN: 1987-20-524MLB
    David JoinerLittle FallsNYPLA-3B-OF6-1180R-R22NYN: 1987-37-956AA
    Geary JonesLynchburgCaroA+OF6-3210R-R23NYN: 1985-6-148AAA
      JacksonTexAAOF                
    Lorin JundyLittle FallsNYPLA-P6-1170R-R21NYN: 1984-11-263A+
      LynchburgCaroA+P                
    Steve KennelleyColumbiaSALASS-2B5-10165R-R21CIN: 1984-4-85A+
    Monte KrogmanKingsportAppRkP6-3190R-R18NYN: 1987-11-290RK
    Steve LaRoseLittle FallsNYPLA-P6-3180B-R20NYN: 1987-10-264AA
    Bill LathamTidewaterILAAAP6-2190L-L26SEA: 1977-11-286MLB
    David LauColumbiaSALAC6-3200R-R23Not draftedA+
    Marcus LawtonJacksonTexAALF6-1160B-R21NYN: 1983-6-136MLB
    Terry LeachNY MetsNLMLBP6-0191R-R33BOS: 1976-7-135MLB
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Rob LemleLittle FallsNYPLA-OF6-0175R-R19NYN: 1985-3-74A
      ColumbiaSALAOF                
    David LendermanJacksonTexAAP6-2185R-R25CHN: 1983-9-216AA
    Dave LiddellColumbiaSALAC6-0190R-R21CHN: 1984-4-83MLB
      LynchburgCaroA+C                
      JacksonTexAAC                
    Scott LittleLynchburg/SalemCaroA+RF6-0198R-R24NYN: 1984-7-158MLB
      JacksonTexAARF                
    Rick LockwoodJacksonTexAA3B5-11175B-R25BAL: 1983-4-105AAA
      TidewaterILAAA3B                
    Tom LombarskiTidewaterILAAASS6-2165L-R27PHI: 1977-18-463AAA
    Richard LundahlColumbiaSALAOF-1B6-4200R-R23NYN: 1986-21-544A
    Kurt LundgrenJacksonTexAAP5-11170R-R26Not draftedAA
    Barry LyonsNY MetsNLMLBC6-1202R-R27NYN: 1982-15-371MLB
    Dave MagadanNY MetsNLMLB3B-1B6-4215L-R24NYN: 1983-2-32MLB
    Juan MarinaColumbiaSALAP6-3170R-R19UDFAA+
    Lee MayKingsportAppRkOF-1B6-1177B-R19NYN: 1986-1-21AAA
    Lee MazzilliNY MetsNLMLBOF-1B6-1185B-R32NYN: 1973-1-14MLB
    Jim McAnanyLittle FallsNYPLA-OF5-9190L-R21CAL: 1987-20-525A+
    Tom McCarthyJacksonTexAAP6-0180R-R26BOS: 1979-7-182MLB
      TidewaterILAAAP                
    Terry McDanielLittle FallsNYPLA-LF-CF5-9205R-R20NYN: 1986-6-152MLB
    Roger McDowellNY MetsNLMLBP6-1182R-R26NYN: 1982-3-59MLB
    Jeff McKnightJacksonTexAA1B-2B6-0188B-R24NYN: 1983-2-29MLB
      TidewaterILAAA1B-2B                
    Daniel McMurtrieColumbiaSALAP6-0188R-R23Not draftedA+
    Kevin McReynoldsNY MetsNLMLBLF-OF6-1210R-R27SDN: 1981-1-6MLB
    Keith MillerTidewaterILAAA2B-CF5-11185R-R24NYA: 1984-2-39MLB
      NY MetsNLMLB2B-CF                
    Mike MillerLittle FallsNYPLA-P6-4200R-R20NYN: 1987-4-108AA
    Randy MilliganTidewaterILAAA1B6-2225R-R25NYN: 1981-1-3MLB
      NY MetsNLMLB1B                
    John MitchellTidewaterILAAAP6-2195R-R21BOS: 1983-7-177MLB
      NY MetsNLMLBP                
    Johnny MonellColumbiaSALAOF5-10180B-R21Not draftedAAA
      LynchburgCaroA+OF                
      TidewaterILAAAOF                
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Rodney MurrellColumbiaSALASS6-0175L-R21NYN: 1985-9-230A+
    Randy MyersTidewaterILAAAP6-1210L-L24CIN: 1982-3-76MLB
      NY MetsNLMLBP                
    Doug MyresKingsportAppRkP5-10180R-R22NYN: 1987-27-703A+
      ColumbiaSALAP                
    Luis NateraColumbiaSALASS6-1160R-R21Not draftedA
    Daniel NaughtonLittle FallsNYPLA-OF6-1190R-R22Not draftedA+
      ColumbiaSALAOF                
    Ricky NelsonTidewaterILAAAOF6-0200L-R28SEA: 1981-4-78MLB
    Steve NewtonLittle FallsNYPLA-P6-2170R-R21Not draftedA+
    Bob OjedaNY MetsNLMLBP6-1190L-L29Not draftedMLB
    Bob OlahLittle FallsNYPLA-1B6-5220R-R19NYN: 1986-28-702A+
    Greg OlsonTidewaterILAAAC6-0200R-R26NYN: 1982-7-163MLB
    Jesse OroscoNY MetsNLMLBP6-2205R-L30MIN: 1978-2-41MLB
    Al PardoJacksonTexAAC6-2187B-R24BAL: 1980-2-52MLB
    Al PedriqueTidewaterILAAASS6-0155R-R26Not draftedMLB
      NY MetsNLMLBSS                
    Felix PerdomoLynchburgCaroA+IF5-9153R-R23Not draftedAA
      JacksonTexAAIF                
    Hector PerezLynchburgCaroA+OF-1B6-1171L-L22Not draftedA+
    Steve PhillipsJacksonTexAASS6-0175L-R24NYN: 1981-5-107AA
    Steve PiskorKingsportAppRkC6-0205R-R19NYN: 1986-6-154A
    Radhames PolancoLittle FallsNYPLA-3B6-0170R-R20Not draftedA+
    Fritz PolkaColumbiaSALAC6-2205L-R22NYN: 1986-2-49AA
    Kevin PonderColumbiaSALAP6-1190R-R21NYN: 1986-7-178A+
    Curtis PrideKingsportAppRkLF-RF5-11195L-R18NYN: 1986-10-258MLB
    Ed PruittJacksonTexAAP5-10155L-L25NYN: 1982-19-315AA
    Chris RauthLynchburgCaroA+P6-2180R-R23NYN: 1985-15-386AAA
    Craig RepozLynchburgCaroA+SS6-3170R-R21NYN: 1985-1-5AA
    Jeff RichardsonLynchburgCaroA+P6-3185R-R23CHA: 1984-1-7MLB
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Faustino RocheLittle FallsNYPLA-OF5-9140L-L19NYN: 1987-32-836A+
    Francisco RodriguezKingsportAppRkP6-4182R-R19Not draftedRK
    Rich RodriguezLynchburgCaroA+P6-0205L-L24NYN: 1984-9-211MLB
    Jose RomanJacksonTexAAP6-0175R-R24Not draftedMLB
      TidewaterILAAAP                
    Jaime RoseboroColumbiaSALAOF6-2190R-R21NYN: 1986-11-284AAA
    Samuel SanchezKingsportAppRkOF6-1189R-R19Not draftedA-
    Zoilo SanchezJacksonTexAA3B-OF6-0176R-R22Not draftedAAA
    Rafael SantanaNY MetsNLMLBSS6-1165R-R29Not draftedMLB
    Mike SantiagoJacksonTexAAP6-2180L-L25ATL: 1984-20-515AA
    Pete SchourekKingsportAppRkP6-5220L-L18NYN: 1987-2-56MLB
    Don SchulzeTidewaterILAAAP6-3225R-R24CHN: 1980-1-11MLB
      NY MetsNLMLBP                
    Dan SeguiKingsportAppRk3B-2B5-10165R-R19NYN: 1987-47-1139A+
    Doug SiskNY MetsNLMLBP6-2210R-R29Not draftedMLB
    Jeff SmithLittle FallsNYPLA-P6-5200R-R22CLE: 1985-2-36A-
    Scott SpoolstraKingsportAppRkOF-1B6-1185L-L20NYN: 1987-46-1124A+
    Steve SpringerTidewaterILAAA3B-2B6-0190R-R26NYN: 1982-20-501MLB
    William StilesLynchburgCaroA+P6-1180R-R22NYN: 1983-20-499A+
    Darryl StrawberryNY MetsNLMLBRF-OF6-6215L-L25NYN: 1980-1-1MLB
    Jim TesmerLittle FallsNYPLA-OF6-1190R-R20NYN: 1987-6-160A
    Tim TeufelNY MetsNLMLB2B6-0175R-R28MIN: 1980-2-38MLB
    David TrautweinLittle FallsNYPLA-P6-5210L-R21NYN: 1987-22-576AAA
    Greg TurtletaubKingsportAppRkOF6-3180L-L20NYN: 1987-36-933A
    Wilson UribeLynchburgCaroA+SS6-1178B-R23Not draftedAA
      JacksonTexAASS                
    Julio ValeraColumbiaSALAP6-2215R-R18Not draftedMLB
    Julian VasquezKingsportAppRkP6-3185R-R19Not draftedAAA
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    DeWayne VaughnTidewaterILAAAP5-11180R-R27Not draftedMLB
    Juan VillanuevaLynchburgCaroA+IF6-0160R-R21Not draftedAAA
    Thomas WachsLynchburgCaroA+P6-2170L-L24NYN: 1985-37-829AA
    Lonnie WalkerLittle FallsNYPLA-OF5-10200R-R21NYN: 1987-29-758A
    Walt WallenLittle FallsNYPLA-3B6-1190R-R23BAL: 1986-20-513A-
    Gene WalterTidewaterILAAAP6-4200L-L26SDN: 1982-29-720MLB
      NY MetsNLMLBP                
    Todd WelbornColumbiaSALAP6-2215R-R23NYN: 1985-4-100AA
      LynchburgCaroA+P                
      JacksonTexAAP                
    David WestJacksonTexAAP6-6247L-L22NYN: 1983-4-84MLB
    Mike WestbrookLynchburg/KinstonCaroA+SS5-10180L-R23NYN: 1984-3-54AA
    Mark WieseKingsportAppRk3B6-2190R-R17NYN: 1987-41-1040RK
    Mark WilloughbyKingsportAppRkP6-2190L-L20NYN: 1985-13-334A
    John WilsonJacksonTexAAOF5-9180L-R25NYN: 1982-17-305AA
    Mookie WilsonNY MetsNLMLBOF5-10174B-R31NYN: 1977-2-42MLB
    Dan WintersJacksonTexAAC6-1193R-R24OAK: 1984-11-272AA
    Jason WoodsKingsportAppRkOF6-6225R-R19NYN: 1986-14-362RK
    Dave WyattTidewaterILAAAP6-1185L-L25NYN: 1982-16-300AAA
    Anthony YoungLittle FallsNYPLA-P6-2210R-R21NYN: 1987-38-978MLB
    Derrick YoungKingsportAppRkOF6-0185R-R19NYN: 1987-12-316A+
    Shane YoungJacksonTexAAP6-4235L-L25NYN: 1984-21-523AAA


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