1988 New York Mets
100 - 60
1987 / 1989 (Organization)
1st place in the NL East
Home Record:
Away Record:
56 - 24 (.700)
44 - 36 (.550)
+13.0 wins
+7.0 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 703 / 569 ( +134 )
Allowed/Expected: 532 / 577 ( +45 )
Pyth Record: 100 - 60 (0)
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Shea Stadium
Attendance: 3,055,445 Avg Att: 38,193 (1.51)
Att Rank: 1 / 12 Lg Avg: 25,283
       
Park Factor: 0.93    
HR Factor: 0.95 R/L HR: 0.95 / 0.94
Notes:
- East Division Champions
- Lost to Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLCS

Batting

Filters
Bats
#
R
H
K
1 Darryl Strawberry
RF
26.3
640
46.9
11.2
98.8
130.6
-25.7
1.3
-0.8
28.0
87.7
-36.8
35.0
33.7
35.2
-0.2
12.8
12.1
18.9
-1.3
2 Kevin McReynolds
LF
28.7
600
33.9
22.1
73.4
51.9
3.7
6.3
-1.6
16.5
51.3
29.1
14.6
-10.5
27.3
1.0
6.1
6.4
0.2
6.3
3 Howard Johnson
3B
27.6
594
20.1
-9.0
28.7
87.8
-27.4
-2.8
-2.6
13.7
37.8
-20.1
18.8
38.4
24.0
0.1
27.0
6.8
7.0
1.9
4 Mookie Wilson
CF
32.4
410
12.0
18.2
25.3
5.1
16.4
0.6
2.6
0.8
7.1
-5.0
13.7
-6.1
10.3
-0.0
-8.9
3.6
2.7
1.6
5 Gregg Jefferies
3B
20.9
118
11.1
7.9
25.3
17.8
0.1
3.3
1.3
3.9
17.4
6.7
6.3
-1.5
8.0
-0.6
2.3
2.2
2.0
0.8
6 Dave Magadan
1B
25.8
380
9.1
9.0
-9.5
7.3
10.2
-0.3
-2.3
-5.7
-18.6
14.8
31.1
29.5
32.9
0.1
37.9
-13.9
-18.7
-0.7
7 Lenny Dykstra
CF
25.4
466
8.2
9.5
8.6
5.8
11.5
0.3
0.2
-0.2
-0.9
23.1
4.5
-7.6
7.7
0.7
5.5
17.8
20.7
3.3
8 Wally Backman
2B
28.8
347
8.0
16.0
-6.2
-8.3
21.5
-1.9
-2.1
-6.1
-22.3
0.1
25.8
13.1
23.1
-0.7
13.2
-3.3
-3.5
-0.9
9 Keith Hernandez
1B
34.7
384
7.4
9.6
18.2
3.8
7.6
0.6
-2.3
4.3
8.6
-2.7
8.5
0.1
8.6
-0.9
-1.5
-8.5
-11.9
-0.1
10 Mark Carreon
LF
25.0
11
3.7
2.8
6.7
5.0
0.2
1.6
-0.1
0.8
4.0
0.6
3.6
1.1
3.9
-0.1
1.4
-0.4
-0.6
0.0
11 Mackey Sasser
C
25.9
131
0.4
4.5
5.2
-6.3
2.0
4.7
0.2
-1.3
0.7
9.6
0.2
-4.6
0.4
-0.7
0.9
-3.0
-4.3
0.0
12 Tim Teufel
2B
30.0
309
-1.8
-3.8
-3.5
-0.6
-9.6
7.8
-1.8
-1.5
0.3
2.7
-1.6
4.1
0.5
-0.5
5.7
-7.3
-9.3
-0.7
13 Gary Carter
C
34.2
503
-3.1
-3.1
-2.9
-16.1
0.2
-3.9
-1.0
2.1
0.1
19.3
-5.4
-6.6
0.2
4.5
4.4
-12.7
-16.0
-1.4
14 Barry Lyons
C
28.1
98
-4.0
-1.6
-3.2
-8.2
-2.7
3.1
0.4
-1.7
-1.6
1.9
-5.6
-4.9
-6.4
-0.5
-3.8
-1.7
-2.3
0.0
15 Keith Miller
2B
25.1
79
-4.7
-2.4
-4.5
-8.5
-0.7
-2.1
0.5
-0.4
-2.1
1.2
-2.7
-0.4
-7.1
-0.4
0.3
-1.9
2.4
-3.5
16 Lee Mazzilli
1B
33.3
132
-10.5
-11.8
-23.3
-8.8
-6.2
-3.3
-0.8
-2.3
-11.5
2.7
-11.1
1.4
-11.0
0.3
2.9
1.1
0.9
0.5
17 Kevin Elster
SS
23.9
450
-12.4
-13.9
-21.2
-13.2
-6.3
-6.9
-1.7
1.0
-7.2
16.8
-13.4
-1.3
-5.9
0.8
8.3
-8.8
-13.3
0.6
5652
124.2
65.1
215.9
245.2
-5.3
8.5
-11.7
51.9
150.8
63.9
122.2
78.1
151.6
3.0
114.5
-11.3
-25.2
6.5
 
#
R
H
K
1 Sid Fernandez
P
25.7
72
4.9
6.9
7.0
3.5
6.2
0.8
-0.1
-0.2
0.1
6.3
10.8
3.3
9.4
0.8
3.8
-0.2
-0.5
0.0
2 Ron Darling
P
27.9
92
4.2
7.6
12.9
3.8
4.6
2.5
1.9
-0.2
5.4
5.0
7.2
-1.3
7.0
-0.3
-0.8
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
3 Roger McDowell
P
27.5
9
1.6
1.8
4.5
2.4
-0.7
2.9
-0.0
-0.0
2.7
-2.5
1.7
-0.2
1.9
-0.0
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
4 David West
P
23.8
2
1.3
1.7
2.7
0.9
0.8
1.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.9
0.6
1.7
-0.0
1.8
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
5 Dwight Gooden
P
23.6
101
1.3
4.5
5.5
-0.8
5.9
-0.7
-0.1
0.8
1.0
10.6
3.9
-1.5
3.9
-0.4
-0.6
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
6 Randy Myers
P
25.8
4
0.4
0.5
1.4
0.7
-0.3
0.9
-0.0
-0.0
0.9
-0.9
0.4
-0.1
0.5
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
7 Rick Aguilera
P
26.5
4
0.1
0.5
0.4
-0.3
0.7
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.4
-0.1
0.5
-0.0
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
8 John Mitchell
P
22.9
1
-0.0
-0.1
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.3
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
9 Terry Leach
P
34.3
14
-0.1
0.2
0.7
0.1
-0.1
0.8
-0.0
-0.0
0.5
-5.1
-0.0
-0.3
0.3
-0.1
-0.8
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
10 David Cone
P
25.5
88
-0.1
1.7
2.0
-0.1
1.9
1.5
-0.1
-0.2
0.3
10.9
3.2
0.9
3.4
-0.3
1.8
-0.1
0.7
-0.5
11 Bob Ojeda
P
30.5
66
-0.2
2.2
1.1
-1.9
3.7
-0.1
-0.1
-0.2
-1.1
-3.5
2.2
-0.6
3.0
-0.2
-0.9
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
453
13.3
27.4
38.1
8.3
22.4
9.3
1.5
-0.0
10.6
21.8
31.4
-0.1
31.6
-0.6
1.8
-0.8
-0.8
-0.5

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