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1998 New York Mets (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 88-74 .543
Rank: 2nd in National League East
Run Differential: 706-639 + 67
Roster Continuity 66.56% 10/28
Manager(s): Bobby Valentine
General Manager: Steve Phillips
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Payroll: $ 49,559,665 9/30
Attendance: 2,287,948 18/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Jason Tyner (#21) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Bruce Benedict
Bullpen Coach: Randy Niemann
First Base Coach: Mookie Wilson
Hitting Coach: Tom Robson
Pitching Coach: Bob Apodaca
Third Base Coach: Cookie Rojas

#1 Draft Picks

Preston Wilson (#9), Brian McRae (#17), Brian Bohanon (#19), Jay Payton (#29), Jorge Fabregas (#34), Jermaine Allensworth (#34), Bobby Jones (#36)
National League East Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Masato YoshiiNYNPITW 7-0 vs PIT200000000000010011st career game
    Rich BeckerNYNMILL 3-5 @MIL50110000004000004264 strikeouts
    Bernard GilkeyNYNCINW 14-0 @CIN65320030000000009075 runs scored
    Preston WilsonNYNSLNW 4-1 vs SLN403000110000000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career stolen base, 1st career RBI
    Masato YoshiiNYNSLNW 4-1 vs SLN211100200010000061st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Bernard GilkeyNYNSDNW 4-3 @SDN50000000004000009124 strikeouts
    Alberto CastilloNYNSFNW 4-1 @SFN4220011000100000771st career home run
    Brian McRaeNYNCINL 6-8 vs CIN524101300010000011034 hits
    Butch HuskeyNYNFLOW 10-6 @FLO51220050002000003445 RBIs
    Mike PiazzaNYNFLOW 8-2 @FLO51410000000000007354 hits
    Rey OrdonezNYNPHIW 11-0 @PHI53400010000000003184 hits
    Edgardo AlfonzoNYNPHIW 8-6 @PHI51401040000000004104 hits
    Benny AgbayaniNYNMONL 4-5 @MON100000000010000011st career game
    Benny AgbayaniNYNFLOL 2-3 vs FLO411000000110000131st career hit
    Wayne KirbyNYNFLOW 3-2 vs FLO0000000000000000500500th career game
    Jeff TamNYNTORL 3-6 @TOR000000000000000011st career game
    Edgardo AlfonzoNYNTORL 10-15 @TOR52200230001000004382 home runs
    Rey OrdonezNYNMONL 8-9 vs MON53400010011010003524 hits
    John OlerudNYNMONW 8-4 vs MON434002300000000011602 home runs, 4 hits
    Butch HuskeyNYNMONW 5-2 vs MON42400000000000003814 hits
    Mike PiazzaNYNPHIW 7-0 vs PHI42200230000000007752 home runs
    Brian McRaeNYNSDNW 7-6 vs SDN524200111000000011634 hits
    Mel RojasNYNSDNW 7-6 vs SDN0000000000000000500500th career game
    Tony PhillipsNYNSFNW 9-8 vs SFN524101100010000020084 hits
    Todd HundleyNYNCOLW 4-3 @COL40000000004000008024 strikeouts
    John OlerudNYNCOLL 4-11 @COL504000100000000011894 hits
    Edgardo AlfonzoNYNSLNW 8-3 @SLN51410020000000004744 hits
    Carlos BaergaNYNSLNL 4-5 @SLN614000000000000111894 hits
    Tony PhillipsNYNLANW 5-4 @LAN210000000400000020304 walks
    Mike PiazzaNYNLANW 5-4 @LAN42200110010000008141000th career hit
    Jay PaytonNYNSDNL 8-9 @SDN212000000000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Edgardo AlfonzoNYNATLL 0-4 vs ATL4010000000000000500500th career game
    Mike KinkadeNYNPHIL 4-16 @PHI200000000000000011st career game
    Mike PiazzaNYNHOUW 7-4 @HOU53400120010010008294 hits
    Carlos BaergaNYNHOUL 5-6 @HOU524101200000000012174 hits
    John OlerudNYNHOUW 4-3 @HOU504000000000000012264 hits
    Mike PiazzaNYNHOUW 4-3 @HOU5110013001100001832200th career home run
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Masato YoshiiNYNPITW 7-0 vs PITW 730001700025000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Turk WendellNYNHOUL 1-6 @HOU 1.2322030000941192246%20014-14200th career game
    Al LeiterNYNMILW 3-0 vs MILWSHO940001700031128824664%18264-56Complete game/Shutout
    Al LeiterNYNPHIW 6-4 @PHIW 7633121000029120804067%18365-5610 Strikeouts
    Rick ReedNYNTBAW 3-0 vs TBAWSHO9300011000031120843670%10629-2710 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Brian BohanonNYNBALL 2-7 @BAL 11201010015159660%20020-22200th career game
    Masato YoshiiNYNNYAW 2-1 vs NYA 721114100002899673268%154-310 Strikeouts
    Jeff TamNYNTORL 3-6 @TOR 100001000042011955%10-01st career game
    Turk WendellNYNTORL 10-15 @TOR 1.122210200062519676%21514-14Threw 76% strikes
    Turk WendellNYNATLL 2-3 @ATL 220000300083224875%21614-14Threw 75% strikes
    John FrancoNYNATLL 2-3 @ATLL 21110200021133151845%80077-62800th career game
    Jeff TamNYNMONW 5-2 vs MONW 1.200000100051613381%61-01st career win
    Turk WendellNYNMILW 7-5 @MIL 220000000072219386%22214-14Threw 86% strikes
    Dennis CookNYNCHNL 1-3 @CHN 0.2100000000343175%40044-35400th career game
    Bobby JonesNYNSDNL 1-3 vs SDN 9611001000031128884069%14558-4410 Strikeouts
    Greg McMichaelNYNLANL 5-8 vs LANL 0.255020000082620677%38327-28Threw 77% strikes
    Willie BlairNYNLANL 5-8 vs LAN 231100000092621581%31345-64Threw 81% strikes
    Al LeiterNYNARIL 3-4 vs ARIL 7633111000129134835162%19572-5810 Strikeouts
    Hideo NomoNYNSFNW 4-1 @SFNW 9311021010031119774265%12049-4010 Strikeouts
    Al LeiterNYNFLOW 5-0 vs FLOW 850001900030127854267%20077-58200th career game
    Greg McMichaelNYNATLL 5-6 @ATL 0.1000001000143175%40030-28400th career game

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