1995 New York Mets
New York Mets at Chicago Cubs 1995-07-24 (ticket).jpg
A ticket for the Mets' game on July 24, 1995 against the Cubs at Wrigley Field.
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record69-75 (.479)
Divisional place2nd
Other information
Owner(s)Fred Wilpon and Nelson Doubleday, Jr.
General manager(s)Joe McIlvaine
Manager(s)Dallas Green
Local televisionWWOR-TV/SportsChannel New York
(Ralph Kiner, Tim McCarver, Fran Healy, Rusty Staub, Gary Thorne)
Local radioWFAN
(Bob Murphy, Gary Cohen, Howie Rose)
WXLX (Spanish)
(Juan Alicea, Renato Morffi)
StatsESPN.com
BB-reference
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The New York Mets' 1995 season was the 34th regular season for the Mets. They went 69-75 and finished 2nd in the NL East. They were managed by Dallas Green. They played home games at Shea Stadium.

Offseason

Regular season

Although the Mets failed to finish above .500 for the fourth consecutive season, their second-place finish was the highest they had placed since 1990.

After three and a half seasons, the Mets parted ways with Bobby Bonilla. The former All-Star turned lightning rod for fan criticism was dealt to the Baltimore Orioles at the trade deadline. Shortly thereafter, the Mets traded their other big acquisition from the infamous 1991-92 offseason and sent pitcher Bret Saberhagen to the Colorado Rockies.

1995 saw the emergence of Rico Brogna, to that point a backup infielder, as a major contributor to the Mets lineup. Installed as the team's first baseman, Brogna led the team with a .289 average while recording 22 home runs and 79 RBI. Second baseman Jeff Kent continued to provide power as he once again reached the 20-home run mark. Jose Vizcaino led the team in hits and posted a .287 average. As far as starting pitching went, there was not as much positive to say. Bobby Jones' 10 wins led the team and Dave Mlicki's 9-7 record was the only other plus-.500 mark among Met starters.

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Atlanta Braves 90 54 0.625 44–28 46–26
New York Mets 69 75 0.479 21 40–32 29–43
Philadelphia Phillies 69 75 0.479 21 35–37 34–38
Florida Marlins 67 76 0.469 22½ 37–34 30–42
Montreal Expos 66 78 0.458 24 31–41 35–37

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 8–4 8–5 9–4 10–3 6–6 5–4 9–4 5–8 7–6 4–2 5–2 7–1 7–5
Chicago 4–8 3–7 6–7 8–4 5–8 7–5 3–5 4–3 6–1 8–5 5–7 5–7 9–4
Cincinnati 5–8 7–3 5–7 6–6 12–1 4–3 8–4 7–5 9–3 8–5 3–6 3–3 8–5
Colorado 4–9 7–6 7–5 5–7 4–4 4–9 7–1 5–4 4–2 8–4 9–4 8–5 5–7
Florida 3–10 4–8 6–6 7–5 8–4 3–7 6–7 7–6 6–7 5–8 3–2 5–3 4–3
Houston 6–6 8–5 1–12 4–4 4–8 3–2 9–3 6–6 5–7 9–4 7–4 5–3 9–4
Los Angeles 4–5 5–7 3–4 9–4 7–3 2–3 7–5 6–6 4–9 9–4 7–6 8–5 7–5
Montreal 4–9 5–3 4–8 1–7 7–6 3–9 5–7 7–6 8–5 4–4 7–5 7–6 4–3
New York 8–5 3–4 5–7 4–5 6–7 6–6 6–6 6–7 7–6 4–3 6–7 5–8 3–4
Philadelphia 6-7 1–6 3–9 2–4 7–6 7–5 9–4 5–8 6–7 6–3 6–6 6–6 5–4
Pittsburgh 2–4 5–8 5–8 4–8 8–5 4–9 4–9 4–4 3–4 3–6 4–8 6–6 6–7
San Diego 2–5 7–5 6–3 4–9 2–3 4–7 6–7 5–7 7–6 6–6 8–4 6–7 7–5
San Francisco 1–7 7–5 3–3 5–8 3–5 3–5 5–8 6–7 8–5 6–6 6–6 7–6 7–6
St. Louis 5–7 4–9 5–8 7–5 3–4 4-9 5–7 3–4 4–3 4–5 7–6 5–7 6–7


Opening Day roster

Transactions

Roster

1995 New York Mets
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

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 Todd Hundley 90 275 77 .280 15 51
1B Rico Brogna 134 495 143 .289 22 76
2B Jeff Kent 125 472 131 .278 20 65
SS José Vizcaíno 135 509 146 .287 3 56
3B Edgardo Alfonzo 101 335 93 .278 4 41
LF Joe Orsulak 108 290 82 .283 1 37
CF Brett Butler 90 367 114 .311 1 25
RF Carl Everett 79 289 75 .260 12 54

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Bobby Bonilla 80 317 103 .325 18 53
Ryan Thompson 75 267 67 .251 7 31
Kelly Stinnett 77 196 43 .219 4 18
Chris Jones 79 182 51 .280 8 31
Tim Bogar 78 145 42 .290 1 21
Damon Buford 44 136 32 .235 4 12
Butch Huskey 28 90 17 .189 3 11
David Segui 33 73 24 .329 2 11
Bill Spiers 63 72 15 .208 0 11
Ricky Otero 35 51 7 .137 0 1
Alex Ochoa 11 37 11 .297 0 0
Aaron Ledesma 21 33 8 .242 0 3
Alberto Castillo 13 29 3 .103 0 0
Jeff Barry 15 15 2 .133 0 0
Brook Fordyce 4 2 1 .500 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bobby Jones 30 195.2 10 10 4.19 127
Dave Mlicki 29 160.2 9 7 4.26 123
Bill Pulsipher 17 126.2 5 7 3.98 81
Pete Harnisch 18 110.0 2 8 3.68 82
Bret Saberhagen 16 110.0 5 5 3.35 71
Jason Isringhausen 14 93.0 9 2 2.81 55
Reid Cornelius 10 57.2 3 7 5.15 35
Mike Birkbeck 4 27.2 0 1 1.63 14
Jason Jacome 5 21.0 0 4 10.29 11

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Dave Telgheder 7 25.2 1 2 5.61 16
Robert Person 3 12.0 1 0 0.75 10
Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average, SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Jerry Dipoto 58 4 6 2 3.78 49
Doug Henry 51 3 6 4 2.96 62
John Franco 48 5 3 29 2.44 41
Blas Minor 35 4 2 1 3.66 43
Eric Gunderson 30 1 1 0 3.70 19
Paul Byrd 17 2 0 0 2.05 26
Don Florence 14 3 0 0 1.50 5
Pete Walker 13 1 0 0 4.58 5
Josías Manzanillo 12 1 2 0 7.88 14
Kevin Lomon 6 0 1 0 6.75 6
Mike Remlinger 5 0 1 0 6.35 6

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Norfolk Tides International League Toby Harrah
AA Binghamton Mets Eastern League John Tamargo
A St. Lucie Mets Florida State League Rafael Landestoy
A Capital City Bombers South Atlantic League Howie Freiling
A-Short Season Pittsfield Mets New York–Penn League Ron Gideon
Rookie Kingsport Mets Appalachian League John Gibbons
Rookie GCL Mets Gulf Coast League John Stephenson

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Kingsport[9]

References

  1. ^ Paul Byrd Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ a b "Jarvis Brown Stats".
  3. ^ 1995 New York Mets Roster by Baseball Almanac
  4. ^ a b Brett Butler Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  5. ^ "Aaron Rowand Stats".
  6. ^ "Josias Manzanillo Stats".
  7. ^ Bobby Bonilla Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  8. ^ Bret Saberhagen 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