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2008 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 89-73 .549
Rank: 2nd in National League East
Run Differential: 799-715 + 84
Roster Continuity 63.84% 17/30
Manager(s): Jerry Manuel, Willie Randolph
General Manager: Omar Minaya
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Payroll: $ 137,793,376 2/30
Attendance: 4,042,047 2/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Ike Davis (#18) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Ken Oberkfell
Bullpen Coach: Guy Conti
First Base Coach: Tom Nieto
First Base Coach: Luis Aguayo
Hitting Coach: Howard Johnson
Pitching Coach: Rick Peterson
Pitching Coach: Dan Warthen
Third Base Coach: Sandy Alomar

#1 Draft Picks

Trot Nixon (#7), Mike Pelfrey (#9), Billy Wagner (#12), Ramon Castro (#17), Aaron Heilman (#18), David Wright (#38), Eddie Kunz (#42)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9270.568--
8973.5493.0
8477.5227.5
7290.44420.0
59102.36632.5
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2008 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    29Chris AguilaLF5-11180R-R292004FLO: 1997-3-96MLB-Int
    18Moises AlouLF-RF6-3195R-R411990PIT: 1986-1-2MLBNew York Mets
    9Marlon Anderson2B5-11198L-R341998PHI: 1995-2-42MLBNew York Mets
    44Tony ArmasP6-4205R-R301999Not draftedMLBNew York Mets
    56Luis AyalaP6-2170R-R302003Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    15Carlos BeltranRF6-1190B-R311998KCA: 1995-2-49MLBTexas RangersMLB-Active
    4,40Robinson CancelC6-0195R-R321999MIL: 1994-16-431MLBHouston Astros
    30Raul CasanovaC6-0221B-R351996NYN: 1990-8-226MLBNew York Mets
    1Luis Castillo2B5-11175B-R321996Not draftedMLBNew York Mets
    11Ramon CastroC6-3225R-R321999HOU: 1994-1-17MLB-Free Agent
    10Endy ChavezRF-CF6-0150L-L302001Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    19Ryan ChurchLF-RF6-1190L-L292004CLE: 2000-14-426MLBPittsburgh Pirates
    44Brady ClarkRF-LF6-2195R-R352000Not draftedMLBNew York Mets
    21Carlos Delgado1B6-3225L-R361993Not draftedMLBFlorida Marlins
    3Damion Easley2B5-11185R-R381992CAL: 1988-30-767MLBNew York Mets
    6Nick Evans1B-3B6-2180R-R222008NYN: 2004-5-134MLB-Free Agent
    25Pedro FelicianoP5-11165L-L312002LAN: 1995-31-863MLBChicago CubsMinors
    27Nelson FigueroaP6-1155B-R342000NYN: 1995-30-833MLB-Free Agent
    48Aaron HeilmanP6-5220R-R292003NYN: 2001-1-18MLB-Free Agent
    28,44Brandon KnightP6-0170L-R322001TEX: 1995-14-374MLBNew York Mets
    44Eddie KunzP6-5250R-R222008NYN: 2007-1-42MLB-Free Agent
    33John MaineP6-4180R-R272004BAL: 2002-6-166MLB-Free Agent
    45Pedro MartinezP5-11170R-R361992Not draftedMLBPhiladelphia Phillies
    22Ramon MartinezSS-2B6-1187R-R351998Not draftedMLBNew York Mets
    6,29Gustavo MolinaC6-2185R-R262007Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    32Carlos MunizP6-0180R-R272007NYN: 2003-13-379MLBNew York Mets
    28Daniel Murphy2B6-1215L-R232008NYN: 2006-13-394MLBWashington NationalsMLB-Active
    49Jon NieseP6-3190L-L212008NYN: 2005-7-209MLBNew York Mets60-day DL
    6Trot NixonRF6-2200L-L341996BOS: 1993-1-7MLBMilwaukee Brewers
    6Abraham NunezSS-2B5-11185B-R321997Not draftedMLBMilwaukee Brewers
    16Angel PaganCF6-1181R-R262006NYN: 1999-4-136MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLB-Active
    39Bobby ParnellP6-3180R-R232008NYN: 2005-9-269MLB-Free Agent
    34Mike PelfreyP6-7190R-R242006NYN: 2005-1-9MLBDetroit TigersMLB-Active
    46Oliver PerezP6-3160L-L262002Not draftedMLBWashington NationalsMLB-Active
    29Andy Phillips3B6-0205R-R312004NYA: 1999-7-231MLBCincinnati Reds
    4Argenis Reyes2B5-10160B-R252008Not draftedMLBCleveland Indians
    7Jose ReyesSS6-0160B-R252003Not draftedMLBNew York MetsMLB-Active
    73Ricardo RinconP5-10187L-L381997Not draftedMLBNew York Mets
    50Duaner SanchezP6-0160R-R282002Not draftedMLBNew York Mets
    57Johan SantanaP6-0195L-L292000Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    23Brian SchneiderC6-1200L-R312000MON: 1995-5-143MLB-Retired
    60Scott SchoeneweisP6-0186L-L341999CAL: 1996-3-85MLBBoston Red Sox
    35Joe SmithP6-2205R-R242007NYN: 2006-3-94MLBChicago CubsMLB-Active
    29Jorge SosaP6-2180B-R302002Not draftedMLBFlorida Marlins
    43Brian StokesP6-1203R-R282006Not draftedMLBToronto Blue Jays
    17Fernando Tatis3B5-10175R-R331997Not draftedMLBNew York Mets
    39Claudio VargasP6-3217R-L302003Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    13Billy WagnerP5-11180L-L361995HOU: 1993-1-12MLBAtlanta Braves
    38Matt WiseP6-4190R-R322000ANA: 1997-6-177MLBNew York Mets
    5David Wright3B6-0195R-R252004NYN: 2001-1-38MLBNew York Mets60-day DL


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