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1998 NEW YORK METS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  88-74   .543
Result:   2nd in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Bobby Valentine
General Manager:   Steve Phillips
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  2,287,948
Payroll:  $49,559,665
Playoffs: Season in progress

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Tony Phillips (39)
Youngest Player:  Preston Wilson (23)
Longest Tenure:  John Franco, Todd Hundley (9)
Top Hitter:  John Olerud (8)
Top Pitcher:  Al Leiter (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Jason Tyner (#21)

Roster Continuity:  66.56%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Atlanta10656.654--
NY Mets8874.54318.0
Philadelphia7587.46331.0
Montreal6597.40141.0
Florida54108.33352.0

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Masato Yoshii1998-04-051998W  7-0 vs NYN200000000000100100001st career game
Rich Becker1998-04-101998L  5-3 @ MIL50110000004000042639727163504 strikeouts
Bernard Gilkey1998-04-191998W  14-0 @ CIN6532003000000009079301004531045 runs scored
Preston Wilson1998-05-071998W  4-1 vs NYN403000110000000130111st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career stolen base, 1st career RBI
Masato Yoshii1998-05-071998W  4-1 vs NYN211100200010000610201st career hit, 1st career RBI
Bernard Gilkey1998-05-131998W  4-3 @ SDN5000000000400009129341004541044 strikeouts
Alberto Castillo1998-05-161998W  4-1 @ SFN422001100010000773311111st career home run
Brian McRae1998-05-201998L  8-6 vs NYN52410130001000011031136734231824 hits
Butch Huskey1998-05-261998W  10-6 @ FLO51220050002000034431246184145 RBis
Mike Piazza1998-05-271998W  8-2 @ FLO514100000000000735909177569104 hits
Rey Ordonez1998-05-291998W  11-0 @ PHI534000100000000318246278154 hits
Edgardo Alfonzo1998-05-311998W  8-6 @ PHI51401040000000041039121174174 hits
Benny Agbayani1998-06-171998L  5-4 @ MON100000000010000100001st career game
Benny Agbayani1998-06-191998L  3-2 vs NYN411000000110001310001st career hit
Wayne Kirby1998-06-211998W  3-2 vs NYN0000000000000005003001411943500th career game
Jeff Tam1998-06-301998L  6-3 @ TOR000000000000000100001st career game
Edgardo Alfonzo1998-07-011998L  15-10 @ TOR52200230001000043841624190172 home runs
Rey Ordonez1998-07-091998L  9-8 vs NYN534000100110000352272285154 hits
John Olerud1998-07-111998W  8-4 vs NYN4340023000000001160115914062342 home runs, 4 hits
Butch Huskey1998-07-121998W  5-2 vs NYN42400000000000038134953205174 hits
Mike Piazza1998-07-181998W  7-0 vs NYN422002300000000775957184588102 home runs
Brian McRae1998-07-291998W  7-6 vs NYN52420011100000011631194864531924 hits
Mel Rojas1998-07-291998W  7-6 vs NYN0000000000000005007030500th career game
Tony Phillips1998-08-061998W  9-8 vs NYN524101100010000200818921437591664 hits
Todd Hundley1998-08-081998W  4-3 @ COL400000000040000802607121391114 strikeouts
John Olerud1998-08-091998L  11-4 @ COL5040001000000001189120414664344 hits
Edgardo Alfonzo1998-08-111998W  8-3 @ SLN51410020000000047445626210204 hits
Carlos Baerga1998-08-121998L  5-4 @ SLN61400000000000111891346119669504 hits
Tony Phillips1998-08-281998W  5-4 @ LAN210000000400000203019051437651664 walks
Mike Piazza1998-08-281998W  5-4 @ LAN4220011001000008141001194620111000th career hit
Jay Payton1998-09-011998L  9-8 @ SDN212000000000000120001st career game, 1st career hit
Edgardo Alfonzo1998-09-061998L  4-0 vs NYN4010000000000005004853322321500th career game
Mike Kinkade1998-09-081998L  16-4 @ PHI200000000000000100001st career game
Mike Piazza1998-09-141998W  7-4 @ HOU5340012001000008291026199636114 hits
Carlos Baerga1998-09-151998L  6-5 @ HOU52410120000000012171364121675504 hits
John Olerud1998-09-161998W  4-3 @ HOU5040000000000001226124815166054 hits
Mike Piazza1998-09-161998W  4-3 @ HOU511001300110001832102920063911200th career home run


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