2003 New York Mets
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Fred Wilpon
General manager(s)Steve Phillips, Jim Duquette
Manager(s)Art Howe
Local televisionWPIX
(Tom Seaver, Ted Robinson, Ralph Kiner, Dave O'Brien)
Fox Sports New York/MSG
(Ralph Kiner, Fran Healy, Howie Rose, Ted Robinson, Keith Hernandez)
Local radioWFAN
(Bob Murphy, Gary Cohen, Ted Robinson)
WADO (Spanish)
(Juan Alicea, Billy Berroa)
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The New York Mets' 2003 season was the 42nd regular season for the Mets. They went 66-95 and finished 5th in the NL East. They were managed by Art Howe. They played home games at Shea Stadium.

Offseason

Regular season

After their disappointing 2002 season the Mets entered 2003 hoping to contend for a playoff spot. But the season ended up being a massive disappointment as they were defeated by the Cubs at home 15-2 on opening day and finished just 66-95.

Opening Day starters

Detailed record

Team Home Away Total Win %
NL East
Atlanta Braves 5–4 3–7 8–11 .421
Florida Marlins 3–6 4–6 7–12 .368
Montreal Expos 4–6 1–8 5–14 .263
Philadelphia Phillies 3–7 4–5 7–12 .368
Total 15–23 12–26 27–49 .355
NL Central
Chicago Cubs 1–2 0–3 1–5 .167
Cincinnati Reds 1–2 3–0 4–2 .667
Houston Astros 2–1 2–1 4–2 .667
Milwaukee Brewers 1–5 2–1 3–6 .333
Pittsburgh Pirates 2–1 2–1 4–2 .667
St. Louis Cardinals 1–2 0–3 1–5 .167
Total 8–13 9–9 17–22 .436
NL West
Arizona Diamondbacks 1–2 1–2 2–4 .333
Colorado Rockies 4–0 1–2 5–2 .714
Los Angeles Dodgers 1–2 2–1 3–3 .500
San Diego Padres 2–1 1–2 3–3 .500
San Francisco Giants 2–0 2–2 4–2 .667
Total 10–5 7–9 17–14 .548
American League
Anaheim Angels 2–1 2–1 .667
New York Yankees 0–3 0–3 0–6 .000
Seattle Mariners 1–2 1–2 .333
Texas Rangers 2–1 2–1 .667
Total 1–5 4–5 5–10 .333
Month Games Won Lost Win %
March 1 0 1 .000
April 26 11 15 .423
May 28 14 14 .500
June 26 10 16 .385
July 27 9 18 .333
August 27 15 12 .556
September 26 7 19 .269
Total 161 66 95 .410
Games Won Lost Win %
Home 80 34 46 .425
Away 81 32 49 .395

Season standings

National League East

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Atlanta Braves 101 61 0.623 55–26 46–35
Florida Marlins 91 71 0.562 10 53–28 38–43
Philadelphia Phillies 86 76 0.531 15 49–32 37–44
Montreal Expos 83 79 0.512 18 52–29 31–50
New York Mets 66 95 0.410 34½ 34–46 32–49


Record vs. opponents


Source: [1]
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL AL
Arizona 2–5 2–4 7–2 10–9 2–5 5–1 10–9 3–3 4–2 4–2 4–2 3–3 9–10 5–14 3–3 11–4
Atlanta 5–2 4–2 3–3 6–0 9–10 5–1 4–2 4–2 12–7 11–8 9–10 7–2 6–1 2–4 4–2 10–5
Chicago 4–2 2–4 10–7 3–3 4–2 9–7 2–4 10–6 3–3 5–1 1–5 10–8 4–2 4–2 8–9 9–9
Cincinnati 2–7 3–3 7–10 4–2 2–4 5–12 2–4 8–10 2–4 2–4 5–4 5–11 3–3 3–3 9–7 7-5
Colorado 9–10 0–6 3–3 2–4 4–2 2–4 7–12 5–1 3–4 2–5 2–4 3–6 12–7 7–12 4–2 9–6
Florida 5–2 10–9 2–4 4–2 2–4 1–5 2–5 7–2 13–6 12–7 13–6 2–4 5–1 1–5 3–3 9–6
Houston 1–5 1–5 7–9 12–5 4–2 5-1 4–2 9–8 3–3 2–4 2–4 10–6 3–3 2–4 11–7 11–7
Los Angeles 9–10 2–4 4–2 4–2 12–7 5–2 2–4 4–2 4–2 3–3 2–5 5–1 8–11 6–13 4–2 11–7
Milwaukee 3–3 2–4 6–10 10–8 1–5 2–7 8–9 2–4 0–6 6–3 4–2 10–7 5–1 1–5 3–13 5–7
Montreal 2–4 7–12 3–3 4–2 4–3 6-13 3–3 2–4 6–0 14–5 8–11 3–3 4–2 7–0 1–5 9–9
New York 2–4 8–11 1–5 4–2 5–2 7–12 4–2 3–3 3–6 5–14 7–12 4–2 3–3 4–2 1–5 5–10
Philadelphia 2-4 10–9 5–1 4–5 4–2 6–13 4–2 5–2 2–4 11–8 12–7 2–4 4–3 3–3 4–2 8–7
Pittsburgh 3–3 2–7 8–10 11–5 6–3 4–2 6–10 1–5 7–10 3–3 2–4 4–2 4–2 2–4 7–10 5–7
San Diego 10–9 1–6 2–4 3–3 7–12 1–5 3–3 11–8 1–5 2–4 3–3 3–4 2–4 5–14 2–4 8–10
San Francisco 14–5 4–2 2–4 3–3 12–7 5–1 4–2 13–6 5–1 0–7 2–4 3–3 4–2 14–5 5–1 10–8
St. Louis 3–3 2–4 9–8 7–9 2–4 3-3 7–11 2–4 13–3 5–1 5–1 2–4 10–7 4–2 1–5 10–8


Notable transactions

Game log

Regular season

Legend
Mets Win Mets Loss Game Postponed
Bold = Mets team member
2003 Game Log (66–95) Home: 34–46; Away: 32–49
March: (0–1) Home: 0–1; Away: 0–0
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Location Attendance Record
1 March 31 Cubs 2–15 Wood (1–0) Glavine (0–1) Shea Stadium 53,586 0–1
April: (11–15) Home: 8–6; Away: 3–9
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Location Attendance Record
2 April 2 Cubs 4–1 Leiter (1–0) Clement (0–1) Benitez (1) Shea Stadium 20,594 1–1
3 April 3 Cubs 3–6 Prior (1–0) Trachsel (0–1) Shea Stadium 17,244 1–2
4 April 4 Expos 4–0 Cone (1–0) Ohka (0–1) Shea Stadium 18,040 2–2
5 April 5 Expos 3–1 Glavine (1–1) Armas (1–1) Benitez (2) Shea Stadium 36,817 3–2
6 April 6 Expos 5–8 Stewart (1–0) Benitez (0–1) Biddle (2) Shea Stadium 35,093 3–3
7 April 8 @ Marlins 4–2 Leiter (2–0) Redman (1–1) Benitez (3) Pro Player Stadium 10,103 4–3
8 April 9 @ Marlins 2–3 Looper (1–0) Stanton (0–1) Pro Player Stadium 10,052 4–4
9 April 10 @ Marlins 3–4 Spooneybarger (1–0) Benitez (0–2) Pro Player Stadium 10,267 4–5
10 April 11 @ Expos[a] 0–10 Ohka (1–1) Cone (1–1) Hiram Bithorn Stadium 17,906 4–6
11 April 12 @ Expos[a] 4–5 Hernandez (1–0) Seo (0–1) Biddle (3) Hiram Bithorn Stadium 18,264 4–7
12 April 13 @ Expos[a] 1–2 (10) Biddle (1–0) Stanton (0–2) Hiram Bithorn Stadium 16,332 4–8
13 April 14 @ Expos[a] 3–5 Smith (1–0) Strickland (0–1) Biddle (4) Hiram Bithorn Stadium 13,155 4–9
14 April 15 @ Pirates 3–1 Glavine (2–1) Fogg (1–2) Benitez (4) PNC Park 14,728 5–9
15 April 16 @ Pirates 3–6 Suppan (3–0) Cone (1–2) PNC Park 12,609 5–10
16 April 17 @ Pirates 7–2 Seo (1–1) D'Amico (1–2) PNC Park 11,299 6–10
17 April 18 Marlins 6–3 Weathers (1–0) Nunez (0–2) Benitez (5) Shea Stadium 18,525 7–10
18 April 19 Marlins 5–6 Looper (2–0) Benitez (0–3) Shea Stadium 36,448 7–11
19 April 20 Marlins 7–4 Glavine (3–1) Nunez (0–3) Shea Stadium 26,245 8–11
20 April 22 Astros 2–6 Redding (1–2) Cone (1–3) Shea Stadium 31,733 8–12
21 April 23 Astros 4–2 Leiter (3–0) Oswalt (2–2) Benitez (6) Shea Stadium 20,322 9–12
22 April 24 Astros 7–4 Astacio (1–0) Miller (0–2) Benitez (7) Shea Stadium 31,656 10–12
23 April 25 Diamondbacks 4–3 Stanton (1–2) Villarreal (1–1) Benitez (8) Shea Stadium 24,725 11–12
April 26 Diamondbacks Postponed (rain); rescheduled for April 27
24 April 27 (1) Diamondbacks 1–6 Webb (1–0) Glavine (3–2) Shea Stadium N/A 11–13
25 April 27 (2) Diamondbacks 3–7 Johnson (1–2) Seo (1–2) Mantei (3) Shea Stadium 36,491 11–14
26 April 29 @ Cardinals 3–13 Morris (2–2) Leiter (3–1) Busch Stadium 30,275 11–15
27 April 30 @ Cardinals 4–13 Williams (4–0) Astacio (1–1) Busch Stadium 30,265 11–16
May: (14–14) Home: 6–5; Away: 8–9
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Location Attendance Record
28 May 1 @ Cardinals 5–6 (10) Eldred (2–0) Strickland (0–2) Busch Stadium 35,283 11–17
29 May 2 @ Brewers 9–3 Glavine (4–2) Rusch (1–5) Miller Park 16,315 12–17
30 May 3 @ Brewers 2–3 Foster (2–0) Weathers (1–1) DeJean (5) Miller Park 19,796 12–18
31 May 4 @ Brewers 5–3 Leiter (4–1) Kinney (2–2) Benitez (9) Miller Park 18,571 13–18
32 May 6 Dodgers 3–2 Astacio (2–1) Perez (1–2) Benitez (10) Shea Stadium 21,173 14–18
33 May 7 Dodgers 1–2 Nomo (4–4) Trachsel (0–2) Gagne (11) Shea Stadium 18,965 14–19
34 May 8 Dodgers 1–6 Ishii (3–1) Glavine (4–3) Shea Stadium 18,729 14–20
35 May 9 Padres 4–5 Hackman (1–0) Weathers (1–2) Orosco (2) Shea Stadium 29,855 14–21
36 May 10 Padres 4–2 (10) Stanton (2–2) Wright (1–5) Shea Stadium 32,930 15–21
37 May 11 Padres 3–2 Lloyd (1–0) Matthews (1–1) Benitez (11) Shea Stadium 30,694 16–21
38 May 12 @ Rockies 9–6 Trachsel (1–2) Young (0–1) Benitez (12) Coors Field 25,433 17–21
39 May 13 @ Rockies 8–9 Reed (3–1) Cerda (0–1) Jimenez (9) Coors Field 25,043 17–22
40 May 14 @ Rockies 5–6 Reed (4–1) Stanton (2–3) Jimenez (10) Coors Field 26,755 17–23
41 May 15 @ Giants 3–11 Rueter (4–1) Leiter (4–2) SBC Park 36,542 17–24
42 May 16 @ Giants 5–7 Nathan (5–1) Weathers (1–3) Worrell (12) SBC Park 39,160 17–25
43 May 17 @ Giants 5–1 Trachsel (2–2) Moss (5–2) SBC Park 42,259 18–25
44 May 18 @ Giants 5–1 Glavine (5–3) Ainsworth (3–4) SBC Park 42,590 19–25
45 May 20 Phillies 7–11 Myers (4–3) Lloyd (1–1) Shea Stadium 25,281 19–26
46 May 21 Phillies 5–4 Benitez (1–3) Adams (0–2) Shea Stadium 29,551 20–26
47 May 22 Phillies 6–3 Astacio (3–1) Padilla (3–6) Benitez (13) Shea Stadium 20,101 21–26
48 May 23 @ Braves 6–5 Trachsel (3–2) Ortiz (6–3) Benitez (14) Turner Field 33,270 22–26
49 May 24 @ Braves 4–10 Ramirez (4–2) Glavine (5–4) Turner Field 40,912 22–27
50 May 25 @ Braves 1–3 Hernandez (4–1) Weathers (1–4) Smoltz (19) Turner Field 41,432 22–28
51 May 27 @ Phillies 4–2 Leiter (5–2) Wolf (5–3) Benitez (15) Veterans Stadium 18,081 23–28
52 May 28 @ Phillies 3–11 Padilla (4–6) Astacio (3–2) Veterans Stadium 21,389 23–29
53 May 29 @ Phillies 5–0 Trachsel (4–2) Millwood (7–2) Veterans Stadium 19,568 24–29
54 May 30 Braves 2–5 Maddux (4–5) Glavine (5–5) Smoltz (20) Shea Stadium 26,439 24–30
55 May 31 Braves 4–2 Seo (2–2) Hampton (2–3) Benitez (16) Shea Stadium 33,378 25–30
June: (10–16) Home: 4–9; Away: 6–7
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Location Attendance Record
56 June 1 Braves 10–4 Leiter (6–2) Gryboski (3–3) Shea Stadium 25,162 26–30
June 3 Brewers Postponed (rain); rescheduled for June 5
June 4 Brewers Postponed (rain); rescheduled for July 28
57 June 5 (1) Brewers 7–8 Kinney (4–4) Trachsel (4–3) DeJean (13) Shea Stadium N/A 26–31
58 June 5 (2) Brewers 3–5 Sheets (6–4) Glavine (5–6) DeJean (14) Shea Stadium 19,048 26–32
59 June 6 Mariners 3–2 Seo (3–2) Franklyn (4–4) Benitez (17) Shea Stadium 26,684 27–32
June 7 Mariners Postponed (rain); rescheduled for June 8
60 June 8 (1) Mariners 1–13 Garcia (6–6) Leiter (6–3) Shea Stadium N/A 27–33
61 June 8 (2) Mariners 0–7 Moyer (10–2) Bacsik (0–1) Shea Stadium 39,820 27–34
62 June 10 @ Rangers 7–9 Thomson (4–7) Trachsel (4–4) Urbina (18) The Ballpark in Arlington 20,581 27–35
63 June 11 @ Rangers 8–2 Seo (4–2) Santos (0–1) The Ballpark in Arlington 19,087 28–35
64 June 12 @ Rangers 11–0 Leiter (7–3) Lewis (4–5) The Ballpark in Arlington 19,044 29–35
65 June 13 @ Angels 7–3 Bacsik (1–1) Sele (3–4) Edison International Field of Anaheim 38,294 30–35
66 June 14 @ Angels 3–13 Ortiz (7–5) Roach (0–1) Edison International Field of Anaheim 43,449 30–36
67 June 15 @ Angels 8–0 Trachsel (5–4) Washburn (6–7) Edison International Field of Anaheim 43,721 31–36
68 June 16 @ Marlins 0–1 Willis (6–1) Glavine (5–7) Pro Player Stadium 10,624 31–37
69 June 17 @ Marlins 5–0 Seo (5–2) Pavano (5–8) Pro Player Stadium 10,359 32–37
70 June 18 @ Marlins 10–5 Leiter (8–3) Penny (5–5) Wheeler (1) Pro Player Stadium 11,326 33–37
71 June 19 @ Marlins 1–5 Phelps (3–2) Bacsik (1–2) Pro Player Stadium 10,400 33–38
72 June 20 Yankees 0–5 Pettitte (7–6) Trachsel (5–5) Shea Stadium 55,386 33–39
June 21 Yankees Postponed (rain); rescheduled for June 28
73 June 22 Yankees 3–7 (11) Rivera (2–0) Lloyd (1–2) Shea Stadium 55,031 33–40
74 June 24 Marlins 4–8 Penny (6–5) Leiter (8–4) Tejera (1) Shea Stadium 22,226 33–41
75 June 25 Marlins 6–3 Trachsel (6–5) Redman (5–3) Benitez (18) Shea Stadium 22,563 34–41
76 June 26 Marlins 1–6 Willis (8–1) Heilman (0–1) Shea Stadium 30,378 34–42
77 June 27 @ Yankees 4–6 Wells (10–2) Seo (5–3) Miceli (1) Yankee Stadium 55,226 34–43
78 June 28 (1) @ Yankees 1–7 Clemens (8–5) Griffiths (0–1) Yankee Stadium 55,343 34–44
79 June 28 (2) Yankees 8–9 Claussen (1–0) Glavine (5–8) Rivera (13) Shea Stadium 36,372 34–45
80 June 29 @ Yankees 3–5 Weaver (4–6) Leiter (8–5) Rivera (14) Yankee Stadium 55,444 34–46
81 June 30 Expos 3–1 Trachsel (7–5) Vazquez (6–6) Benitez (19) Shea Stadium 29,829 35–46
July: (9–18) Home: 4–12; Away: 5–6
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Location Attendance Record
82 July 1 Expos 7–6 Benitez (2–3) Manon (0–2) Shea Stadium 30,084 36–46
83 July 2 Expos 4–11 Hernandez (7–6) Seo (5–4) Shea Stadium 35,547 36–47
84 July 4 @ Reds 7–2 Glavine (6–8) Haynes (1–8) Benitez (20) Great American Ball Park 35,511 37–47
85 July 5 @ Reds 6–2 Trachsel (8–5) Graves (4–8) Weathers (1) Great American Ball Park 41,020 38–47
86 July 6 @ Reds 7–5 Cerda (1–1) Reith (1–1) Benitez (21) Great American Ball Park 31,054 39–47
87 July 7 Braves 3–7 Ramirez (8–2) Seo (5–5) Shea Stadium 32,399 39–48
88 July 8 Braves 3–5 Reynolds (6–4) Roach (0–2) Smoltz (33) Shea Stadium 29,096 39–49
89 July 9 Braves 3–6 Ortiz (12–4) Glavine (6–9) Smoltz (34) Shea Stadium 30,308 39–50
90 July 10 Phillies 2–7 Padilla (8–8) Trachsel (8–6) Shea Stadium 25,913 39–51
91 July 11 Phillies 3–10 Wolf (10–4) Heilman (0–2) Shea Stadium 35,884 39–52
92 July 12 Phillies 2–4 (11) Mesa (4–5) Franco (0–1) Shea Stadium 33,452 39–53
93 July 13 Phillies 4–3 Benitez (3–3) Adams (1–3) Shea Stadium 31,630 40–53
74th All-Star Game in Chicago, Illinois
94 July 17 @ Braves 2–3 Maddux (8–8) Franco (0–2) Turner Field 36,688 40–54
95 July 18 @ Braves 4–11 Hampton (6–5) Seo (5–6) Turner Field 44,815 40–55
96 July 19 @ Braves 4–7 Ortiz (13–4) Glavine (6–10) Smoltz (35) Turner Field 45,759 40–56
97 July 20 @ Braves 8–11 King (3–0) Stanton (2–4) Smoltz (36) Turner Field 36,029 40–57
98 July 21 @ Phillies 8–6 Heilman (1–2) Duckworth (3–4) Franco (1) Veterans Stadium 33,208 41–57
99 July 22 @ Phillies 7–5 Trachsel (9–6) Millwood (10–7) Wheeler (2) Veterans Stadium 37,164 42–57
100 July 23 @ Expos 2–5 Vazquez (8–6) Seo (5–7) Biddle (23) Olympic Stadium 8,853 42–58
101 July 24 @ Expos 1–5 Hernandez (10–6) Glavine (6–11) Biddle (24) Olympic Stadium 9,337 42–59
102 July 25 Reds 3–1 Leiter (9–5) Graves (4–11) Stanton (1) Shea Stadium 34,021 43–59
103 July 26 Reds 3–8 Acevedo (2–0) Heilman (1–3) Shea Stadium 29,305 43–60
104 July 27 Reds 5–8 Wilson (6–8) Trachsel (9–7) Williamson (21) Shea Stadium 30,173 43–61
105 July 28 Brewers 2–4 Estrella (3–2) Weathers (1–5) Kolb (3) Shea Stadium 6,056 43–62
106 July 29 Brewers 3–6 Sheets (10–7) Wheeler (0–1) DeJean (18) Shea Stadium 22,846 43–63
107 July 30 Brewers 2–0 Leiter (10–5) Obermueller (0–2) Weathers (2) Shea Stadium 22,389 44–63
108 July 31 Brewers 3–4 Kinney (7–8) Heilman (1–4) Kolb (4) Shea Stadium 27,590 44–64
August: (15–12) Home: 7–5; Away: 8–7
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Location Attendance Record
109 August 1 Cardinals 2–8 Kline (4–4) Wheeler (0–2) Shea Stadium 23,578 44–65
110 August 2 Cardinals 9–10 Tomko (7–7) Seo (5–8) Yan (1) Shea Stadium 30,898 44–66
111 August 3 Cardinals 13–5 Griffiths (1–1) Stephenson (5–11) Shea Stadium 27,592 45–66
112 August 5 @ Astros 10–1 Leiter (11–5) Villone (3–2) Minute Maid Park 31,582 46–66
113 August 6 @ Astros 1–11 Miller (8–10) Heilman (1–5) Minute Maid Park 30,154 46–67
114 August 7 @ Astros 5–4 Trachsel (10–7) Lidge (4–2) Stanton (2) Minute Maid Park 31,250 47–67
115 August 8 @ Diamondbacks 3–1 Glavine (7–11) Webb (7–5) Stanton (3) Bank One Ballpark 36,335 48–67
116 August 9 @ Diamondbacks 1–2 Randolph (6–0) Franco (0–3) Bank One Ballpark 41,934 48–68
117 August 10 @ Diamondbacks 4–7 Johnson (3–4) Leiter (11–6) Mantei (15) Bank One Ballpark 37,521 48–69
118 August 12 Giants 5–4 Heilman (2–5) Ponson (14–8) Weathers (3) Shea Stadium 37,461 49–69
119 August 13 Giants 9–2 Trachsel (11–7) Williams (5–3) Shea Stadium 31,759 50–69
August 14 Giants Cancelled (power outage)
120 August 15 Rockies 5–0 Glavine (8–11) Oliver (10–8) Shea Stadium 28,081 51–69
121 August 16 Rockies 13–4 Seo (6–8) Chacon (11–8) Shea Stadium 28,233 52–69
122 August 17 Rockies 6–4 Leiter (12–6) Jennings (10–11) Weathers (4) Shea Stadium 28,393 53–69
123 August 18 Rockies 8–0 Trachsel (12–7) Tsao (2–1) Shea Stadium 23,865 54–69
124 August 19 @ Padres 2–3 Limebrink (2–2) Stanton (2–5) Beck (17) Qualcomm Stadium 21,794 54–70
125 August 20 @ Padres 1–2 Beck (3–1) Roberts (0–1) Qualcomm Stadium 16,532 54–71
126 August 21 @ Padres 5–1 Seo (7–8) Perez (4–7) Qualcomm Stadium 21,958 55–71
127 August 22 @ Dodgers 1–2 Nomo (15–9) Leiter (12–7) Gagne (43) Dodger Stadium 40,714 55–72
128 August 23 @ Dodgers 4–0 Trachsel (13–7) Ashby (3–10) Dodger Stadium 44,449 56–72
129 August 24 @ Dodgers 2–1 Glavine (9–11) Brown (12–7) Franco (2) Dodger Stadium 45,496 57–72
130 August 26 @ Braves 6–5 Seo (8–8) Reynolds (10–7) Stanton (4) Turner Field 24,694 58–72
131 August 27 @ Braves 1–4 Maddux (13–10) Heilman (2–6) Mercker (1) Turner Field 23,755 58–73
132 August 28 @ Braves 3–1 Leiter (13–7) Hampton (12–6) Weathers (5) Turner Field 27,856 59–73
133 August 29 Phillies 0–7 Millwood (13–9) Trachsel (13–8) Shea Stadium 33,208 59–74
134 August 30 Phillies 2–4 Wolf (13–9) Glavine (9–12) Mesa (23) Shea Stadium 26,769 59–75
135 August 31 Phillies 1–4 Padilla (12–9) Seo (8–9) Mesa (24) Shea Stadium 26,180 59–76
September: (7–19) Home: 5–8; Away: 2–11
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Location Attendance Record
136 September 1 Braves 3–2 Wheeler (1–2) Hodges (3–3) Weathers (6) Shea Stadium 23,877 60–76
137 September 2 Braves 3–1 Leiter (14–7) Hampton (12–7) Weathers (7) Shea Stadium 24,390 61–76
138 September 3 Braves 9–3 Trachsel (14–8) Ortiz (18–6) Shea Stadium 16,439 62–76
139 September 4 @ Phillies 5–6 de los Santos (4–3) Stanton (2–6) Veterans Stadium 19,259 62–77
140 September 5 @ Phillies 0–1 Padilla (13–9) Seo (8–10) Cormier (1) Veterans Stadium 26,712 62–78
141 September 6 @ Phillies 6–9 Myers (13–7) Griffiths (1–2) Wendell (1) Veterans Stadium 38,671 62–79
142 September 7 @ Phillies 4–5 (11) Cormier (6–0) Wheeler (1–3) Veterans Stadium 29,159 62–80
143 September 8 Marlins 0–5 Beckett (8–7) Trachsel (14–9) Shea Stadium 15,155 62–81
144 September 9 Marlins 1–3 Urbina (3–4) Weathers (1–6) Looper (28) Shea Stadium 29,410 62–82
145 September 10 Marlins 3–7 Redman (12–9) Seo (8–11) Shea Stadium 16,699 62–83
146 September 12 @ Expos 4–7 Tucker (1–2) Leiter (14–8) Ayala (5) Olympic Stadium 10,701 62–84
147 September 13 @ Expos 5–4 Trachsel (15–9) Vazquez (12–11) Roberts (1) Olympic Stadium 15,086 63–84
148 September 14 @ Expos 3–7 Day (8–7) Glavine (9–13) Olympic Stadium 21,417 63–85
149 September 15 @ Cubs 1–4 Clement (13–11) Griffiths (1–3) Borowski (29) Wrigley Field 38,698 63–86
150 September 16 @ Cubs 2–3 Prior (16–6) Seo (8–12) Borowski (30) Wrigley Field 39,534 63–87
151 September 17 @ Cubs 0–2 Wood (13–11) Leiter (14–9) Wrigley Field 38,482 63–88
152 September 18 Expos 0–1 Vazquez (13–11) Trachsel (15–10) Cordero (1) Shea Stadium 18,914 63–89
153 September 19 Expos 1–7 Day (9–7) Glavine (9–14) Shea Stadium 33,083 63–90
154 September 20 Expos 3–4 (10) Cordero (1–0) Stanton (2–7) Biddle (32) Shea Stadium 37,294 63–91
155 September 21 Expos 2–4 Ayala (10–3) Roberts (0–2) Biddle (33) Shea Stadium 28,702 63–92
156 September 23 Pirates 1–0 Leiter (15–9) Wells (9–9) Shea Stadium 17,830 64–92
157 September 24 Pirates 5–3 Trachsel (16–10) D'Amico (9–16) Stanton (5) Shea Stadium 22,134 65–92
158 September 25 Pirates 1–3 Torres (7–5) Roberts (0–3) Tavarez (10) Shea Stadium 25,081 65–93
159 September 26 @ Marlins 3–4 Pavano (12–13) Heilman (2–7) Urbina (32) Pro Player Stadium 33,215 65–94
160 September 27 @ Marlins 9–3 Seo (9–11) Tejera (3–4) Pro Player Stadium 30,204 66–94
161 September 28 @ Marlins 0–4 Willis (14–6) Griffiths (1–4) Pro Player Stadium 27,529 66–95
  1. ^ a b c d Games the Montreal Expos played at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico, during the 2003 season counted as Expos home games.

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Starters by position

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 Vance Wilson 96 268 65 .243 8 39
1B Jason Phillips 119 403 120 .298 11 58
2B Roberto Alomar 73 263 69 .262 2 22
SS José Reyes 69 274 84 .307 5 32
3B Ty Wigginton 156 573 146 .255 11 71
LF Cliff Floyd 108 365 106 .290 18 68
CF Jeff Duncan 56 139 27 .194 1 10
RF Roger Cedeño 148 484 129 .267 7 37

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
Timo Pérez 127 346 93 .269 4 42
Joe McEwing 119 278 67 .241 1 16
Tony Clark 125 254 59 .232 16 43
Mike Piazza 68 234 67 .286 11 34
Jeromy Burnitz 65 234 64 .274 18 45
Raúl González 107 217 50 .230 2 21
Rey Sánchez 56 174 36 .207 0 12
Jay Bell 72 116 21 .181 0 3
Tsuyoshi Shinjo 62 114 22 .193 1 7
Mo Vaughn 27 79 15 .190 3 15
Marco Scutaro 48 75 16 .213 2 6
Jorge Velandia 23 58 11 .190 0 8
Daniel Garcia 19 56 12 .214 2 6
Prentice Redman 15 24 3 .125 1 2
Matt Watson 15 23 4 .174 0 2
Mike Glavine 6 7 1 .143 0 0
Joe DePastino 2 2 0 .000 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
Steve Trachsel 33 204.2 16 10 3.78 111
Jae Weong Seo 32 188.1 9 12 3.82 110
Tom Glavine 32 183.1 9 14 4.52 82
Al Leiter 30 180.2 15 9 3.99 139
Aaron Heilman 14 65.1 2 7 6.75 51
Pedro Astacio 7 36.2 3 2 7.36 20
David Cone 5 18.0 1 3 6.50 13
Jason Roach 2 9.0 0 2 12.00 2

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
Jeremy Griffiths 9 41.0 1 4 7.02 25
Mike Bacsik 5 17.2 1 2 10.19 12

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
David Weathers 77 1 6 7 3.08 75
Mike Stanton 50 2 7 5 4.57 34
Armando Benítez 45 3 3 21 3.10 50
John Franco 38 0 3 2 2.62 16
Graeme Lloyd 36 1 2 0 3.31 17
Dan Wheeler 35 1 3 2 3.71 35
Jaime Cerda 27 1 1 0 5.85 19
Pedro Feliciano 23 0 0 0 3.35 43
Scott Strickland 19 0 2 0 2.25 16
Grant Roberts 18 0 3 1 3.79 10
Edwin Almonte 12 0 0 0 11.12 7
Orber Moreno 12 7 0 0 7.88 5
Jason Anderson 6 0 0 0 5.06 7
Pat Strange 6 0 0 0 11.00 5
Jason Middlebrook 5 0 0 0 10.29 3

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Norfolk Tides International League Bobby Floyd
AA Binghamton Mets Eastern League John Stearns
A St. Lucie Mets Florida State League Ken Oberkfell
A Capital City Bombers South Atlantic League Tony Tijerina
A-Short Season Brooklyn Cyclones New York–Penn League Tim Teufel
Rookie Kingsport Mets Appalachian League Mookie Wilson

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: St. Lucie[9]

References

  1. ^ "Jorge Velandia Stats".
  2. ^ "Tom Glavine Stats".
  3. ^ Mike Stanton Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ "Tsuyoshi Shinjo Stats".
  5. ^ Jay Bell Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  6. ^ David Cone Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  7. ^ "2003 New York Mets Roster by Baseball Almanac".
  8. ^ Kenny Kelly 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