José Bernabe Reyes attended Liceo Delia Reyes High School in the Dominican Republic...Played for Felix de Leon, since his high school did not have a baseball team...Participated in Major League Baseball's All-Star Tour of Japan in November 2006...Founded the Santiago RBI program, which is an extension of Major League Baseball's RBI program...This program is designed to help youngsters learn the fundamentals of baseball while gaining an education...As part of the program, José continues to donate money to help rebuild fields in his hometown...Has released 15 motivational songs on his label, Sietemusic, and has a recording studio in the basement of his house.
Drove in 58 runs and moved into ninth-place on the Mets all-time RBI list (505 RBI)...Cleon Jones is eighth with 521 RBI...Collected his 500th career RBI on September 24 vs. Washington...Stole 24 bases, fifth-most in the NL...Has 10 seasons with 20 or more steals...Hit 15 home runs and became one of 13 players in team history to hit 100 or more home runs in his Mets career...Has 104 career homers as a Met, tied for 12th-most in team history with Carlos Delgado...Hit his 21st leadoff homer as a Met with his leadoff homer on September 13 at Chicago-NL...His 21 career leadoff homers as a Met are tied for most in team history with Curtis Granderson...Had two multi-homer games (June 19 at Los Angeles-NL and September 8 vs. Cincinnati) to give him 10 multi-homer games in his career (all with the Mets)...His 10 multi-homer games are tied for eighthmost in team history with Kevin McReynolds and Bobby Bonilla...Batted .328 (41-125) with seven doubles, one triple, six home runs, 19 RBI and 29 runs scored over his final 34 games...Went 2-4 with a double and a career-high tying five RBI on May 3 at Atlanta...The only other time Reyes' registered five RBI was on June 15, 2003 (his sixth game in the major leagues)...Went 2-4 with a pair of home runs off Clayton Kershaw on June 19 at Dodger Stadium...Reyes was the fifth player to have a multi-homer game off Kershaw...Delivered a walk-off RBI single on July 20 vs. St. Louis...Was his fourth career walk-off RBI...Was his first walk-off RBI as a Met since April 13, 2005 (which was his first career walk-off RBI), a separation of 12 years and 98 days between walk-off RBI with the Mets..That's the longest gap between walk-off RBI for a Mets player in team history...Research courtesy of Elias...Had a multi-triple game on July 22 vs. Oakland...Was his ninth career multi-triple game and first since September 7, 2012 with Miami at Washington...Since 1950, Reyes is second in the majors with nine games of two or more triples...Willie Mays is first with 10 such games...Made his first major league start in leftfield on August 29 at Cincinnati...Was his first game in leftfield since August 4, 2000 while playing Kingsport (R) of the Appalachian League...Went 4-5 on September 19 at Miami for his 26th career game with four or more hits as a Met, extending his club record.
Released by Colorado on June 23...Signed to a minor league contract by the Mets on June 25...Had his contract selected on July 5...Was On the 15-Day Disabled List from July 30-August 13 with a left oblique strain...The Mets were 35-25 in the games that Reyes appeared in...Scored 45 runs in 60 games after joining the Mets on July 5...After returning from the DL on August 13, he scored 36 runs, tied for the sixth-most in the majors from that date through the end of the regular season...Batted .277 (52-188) with nine doubles, two triples, five home runs, 16 RBI and 36 runs in 44 games after being activated off the Disabled List on August 13...Reclaimed the franchise record for career leadoff home runs (19) just ahead of Curtis Granderson's 18... His first leadoff homer of the year was on July 10 vs. Washington...Also had leadoff homers on August 26 vs. Philadelphia and September 7 at Cincinnati... Has 24 career leadoff homers...Had 25 extra-base hits in 2016, moving him into third place on the team's all-time list with 427 extra-base hits...Trails David Wright (658) and Darryl Strawberry (469)...Played his first major league game of the season on July 5 vs. Miami...Hit a pair of home runs on July 10 vs. Washington, including a leadoff home run...Was his eighth career multi-homer game and his first since he took Bronson Arroyo deep twice on September 27, 2011...All eight career multihomer games have been as a Met...Turned in his second four-hit game of the month on August 30 vs. Miami and the 25th of his Mets career...Reyes' 25 four-hit games as a Met are the most in franchise history...David Wright is second with 20 such games...Slugged a two-run, game-tying homer in the ninth inning on September 22 vs. Philadelphia... Was his first career game-tying homer in the ninth inning or later...The Mets went on to win the game in the 11th inning on a three-run, walkoff homer by Asdrubal Cabrera.
Started at third base in the NL Wild Card Game vs. San Francisco.
Acquired by Colorado from Toronto near the trade deadline in a six-player trade that sent shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and LaTroy Hawkins to the Blue Jays … Rockies also acquired righthanded pitchers Jeff Hoffman, Miguel Castro and Jesus Tinoco. Played in 47 games for the Rockies after the trade, going 50-for-193 (.259) with 21 runs, eight doubles, two triples, three home runs, 19 RBI and eight steals … had hit .285 (82-for-288) with Toronto in 69 games, collecting 36 runs, 17 doubles, four home runs, 34 RBI and 16 steals. All told, played in a combined 116 games, hitting .274 (132-for-481) with 57 runs, 25 doubles, two triples, seven home runs, 53 RBI and 24 steals. Place on the 15-day disabled list with a cracked left rib, out until May 25 … sent to Triple-A Buffalo for a rehab assignment May 21-25. After playing in 16 games in April, limited to six in May … hit .257 in June (29-for-113) … hit a combined .309 (30-for-97) in July, including .326 (28-for-86) in his final 20 games with the Blue Jays. Made his Rockies debut at Chicago's Wrigley Field July 29 … hit safely in 12 of 13 games from Aug. 3-18, batting .302 (16-for-53) … had four hits and hit his first home run (Zimmerman) with Colorado Aug. 18 vs. Washington. Hit .375 (15-for-40) over a 10-game stretch Aug. 26-Sept. 6, collecting multiple hits six times
Hit safely in 110 of his 143 games this season, with 46 multi-hit games, 17, 3+ hit games (team-high), and two 4+ hit games (T-1st on team)… He also reached base safely in 121 of his 143 games...Led the team with 175 hits, 30 stolen bases, and four triples… Finished 2nd on the club in runs scored (94), doubles (33), and multi-hit games (46)...Among MLB Shortstops, Reyes ranked 1st in hits (175), 1st in times on base (214), 2nd in stolen bases (30), 2nd in batting average (.287, 1st in AL), T-4th in doubles (33, T-3rd in AL), 4th in total bases (243), 5th in XBH (46, 2nd in AL), 5th in OPS (.726, 1st in AL), and T-8th in triples (4, T-2nd in AL)...His 17, 3+ hit games were 3rd most in the AL, while he also ranked in the AL's top 10 in runs scored with 94 (6th), stolen bases with 30 (7th)…He now has 455 SB to rank T-50th all-time (since 1886)...Played 140+ games for the second time since 2008, and the 6th time in his career...Hit .309 from July 1 onward, after batting a combined .261 through the first three months of the season...Recorded 30-SB to lead the club…Marks his 8th season of 30+ stolen bases and the 4th time over the past five years...Posted a .965 fielding percentage in 550 TC this season, the lowest of his career with at least 50 TC...That mark ranked him 8th among nine qualifying shortstops in the AL (Escobar, TB was 9th)...Collected his 9th HR Sept. 2 at TB…Was his 1st 3R-HR since Aug. 17, 2012...Hit a leadoff home run June 25 vs. NYY, his 3rd of the season (June 16 at NYY, May 5 at PHI), and the 21st leadoff home run of his career...Had a 13-game hit streak snapped from May 30-June 12...Recorded his 1st 3-SB game as a Blue Jay May 25 vs. OAK, his 1st since 9/25/08 vs. CHC...Hit his first triple as a Blue Jay on May 13 vs. CLE and his first since October 2, 2012, a span of 529 PA...Was activated from the 15-day DL (left hamstring tightness) April 19…Collected his 1st hit and RBI of the season...Appeared in two games for the Dunedin Blue Jays during his rehab assignment going 0-6 with 2BB, RBI and 3R...Snapped a 0-12 streak with a single in 5th inning May 2 at PIT…Recorded his 1st SB since Sept. 18, 2013 vs. NYY...Recorded stole two bases in a game May 8 vs. PHI for the first time since Sept. 2, 2012 vs. NYM.
Missed 66 games with a left-ankle sprain…Has played fewer than 135 games in four of his last five seasons. Has now recorded at least 20 doubles and 10 home runs in six of his last seven seasons with at least 50 games played… Has recorded at least 20 doubles in each of his eight seasons with a minimum of 70 games played. Hit the 100th home run of his career August 7 at SEA…It marked his 1st leadoff home run of the season and the 18th of his career. Ranked 4th in the AL with 10 doubles in September, with all 10 coming over his last 20 games. Had hit streaks of eight games, nine games and ten games... He now has 18 career 10+ game hit streaks. Went 98-for-344 (.285) in 82 games after coming off the DL. Did not record a triple for the first time in his career.
Had the 5th most hits in the NL in the second half (94) and was tied with Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout for 9th in the Majors...His 26-game hitting streak from July 13-Aug. 8 was the longest of his career and the longest in the Majors... It was the 17th streak of his career to surpass 10 games...His hitting streak was the longest by a reigning batting champion since Joe DiMaggio's 56-game streak in 1941, and the first of 25-or-more games by a reigning NL champ since Rogers Hornsby, who had a 33-game streak in 1922...He was just the 3rd player since 1933 to record a hit in his teams first 26 games following the All-Star break, joining Hal Trosky in 1936 (26 games) and Albert Pujols in 2003 (29)...Led the team with 50 multiple-hit games, which ranked 2nd among NL shortstops, behind Starlin Castro (51) and 5th in the Majors behind Derek Jeter (64), Alcides Escobar (53) and Elvis Andrus (51)...Reached 40 steals for the first time since swiping 56 bags in 2008, and for the fifth time in his career...Among Dominican-born players, he is the all-time leader in career triples (111), ahead of Juan Samuel (102), and is 2nd in stolen bases (410) behind Cesar Cedeno (550)...Batted .667 (8-for-12) in extra innings with three runs scored, a double, three triples, a home run, four RBI and a .765 OBP (five walks, four intentional)...His 12 hits in extra innings were the most of any player in the Majors in 2012 and among 129 players who had at least 10 extra-inning plate appearances, his average was the highest...He was the first player since Ryne Sandberg in 1984 to collect an "extra-inning cycle" in a season and is now 20-33 (.606) in extra innings since the start of 2011.
Became 11th different shortstop to win batting crown and first since Hanley Ramirezhit .342 in 2009. Other shortstops to win title were Jack Glasscock (1890), Honus Wagner(seven times as shortstop, last 1911), Arky Vaughan (1935) and Dick Groat (1960)in National League and Luke Appling (1936, '43), Lou Boudreau (1944), Alex Rodriguez(1996), Nomar Garciaparra (1999, 2000) and Michael Young (2005) in AmericanLeague (Elias Sports Bureau)...Tied for Major League lead in triples with Philadelphia's Shane Victorino. Also led NLwith 14.29 total plate appearances per strikeout and had career-best streak of 17games without a strikeout from June 16-July 20. Also, tied for fifth in league in runsscored and eighth in on-base percentage...Named to NL All-Star team as starting shortstop. Was third starting nod (also 2006 &'07), but did not participate because of strained left hamstring...Tied for ML lead with 57 multi-hit games: had 38 games with two hits, 15 three-hitgames and four four-hit contests. Now has 23 career games with at least four-hits...Had eight games with two steals, giving him 62 games with at least two steals sinceentering league in 2003. That is second-most in Majors in span, nine behind JuanPierre...Tripled twice in a game three times, first player to do so since Carl Crawford (four) in2004. Also became first Major Leaguer since 1900 to post three multi-triple games inone season before end of May. Now has seven such games since entering leaguein 2003, second most in Majors in span, one behind Crawford...Tied career-high twice with multiple hits in six consecutive games; did it from May24-May 29 (.519, 14x27) and June 25-July 1 (.552, 16x29)...Led NL in May with a .364 (40x110) batting average and 11 stolen bases. Only otheractive Major Leaguers to lead their league in those two categories in a calendarmonth (excluding March and October) are Ichiro Suzuki (May 2002), Chone Figgins(June 2007) and Nyjer Morgan (July 2009)...Picked up 10th triple on June 4 vs. Atlanta, in Mets' 58th game, to become quickest todouble-digit triples by team game since Detroit's Curtis Granderson, who picked up10th triple in Tigers' 58th game in 2007...Played 1,000th ML game on June 28 at Detroit. At time of his 1,000th game, had 98triples and 360 steals. Only other player with as many triples and steals in first 1,000games was Ty Cobb, who had 106 triples and 391 stolen bases when he played his1,000th game in 1912...Tied career high by scoring in nine straight games twice, from May 25-June 5 andJuly 19-July 27...Became third player in last 80 seasons to have 11 triples within team's first 60 games,joining Rod Carew (11, 1977) and Curtis Granderson (12, 2007)...Picked up three hits on June 16 to give him 101 for season. Reached 100 hits quickerthan anyone in Mets' history: 66 personal games. Also, became second shortstoppost-1900 to collect at least 100 hits in 66 or fewer games (Mark Grudzielanek, 1996)...Finished June with 45 hits, 29 runs, seven triples and 11 stolen bases in 26 games; lastMajor Leaguer to reach all four of those levels in one calendar month was Ty Cobbin July, 1912...Had 42 multi-hit games in team's first 81 games, tying for ninth-most in ML history since1919; record is 46 (Bill Terry-1930, Joe Medwick-1937)...Collected seventh multi-home run game on September 27 vs. Cincinnati, hitting twohome runs off Bronson Arroyo.
The Mets went 42-22 when he scored at least one run...Since 2005, theMets are 290-126 when he scores one or more run...Hit .329 (91-277) in Mets wins and .238 (68-286) in Mets losses...Led all major league players with 19 runs scored in Interleague action...Was diagnosed with a hyperactive thyroid on March 11...Returned tobaseball activity on March 23 and appeared in his first minor league springtraining game on March 30...Began the season on the 15-Day Disabled Liston April 5, retroactive to March 26, with his thyroid condition...Returned onApril 10 from his major league rehabilitation assignment, going1-4 vs.Washington in his 2010 debut with the Mets...Scored the first run of the game in the 19th inning and drove in the winningrun in the 20th in the Mets 2-1 victory in 20 innings on April 17 in St. Louis...Had a season-high four hits on April 20 vs. Chicago (NL)...Also had fourhits on August 18 at Houston...For his career, he has 19 games with four ormore hits...Hit his 75th career triple on April 21 vs.Atlanta in his 804th career game...Among players who debuted in the majors since 1950, only one reached75 triples in fewer games than Reyes: Garry Templeton, who collected his75th triple in his 787th game...Hit third in the batting order on April 23 vs.Atlanta to snap a string of 591starts in the leadoff spot...Went 2-4 with a run scored, a double and a triple...Returned to the leadoff spot on May 15 at Florida...In 20 games battingthird in the order, he hit .207 (17-82) with 12 runs scored...Collected his 1,000th career hit on May 25 vs. Philadelphia...Became thequickest in franchise history to reach the milestone...Had five straight multi-hit games, May 22-May 27...It was the longest suchstreak since he had six straight multi-hit games from August 12-August 18,2003...Hit safely in 11 straight games from June 8-June 19...Hit .438 (21-48) withfour home runs over that span...Extended his franchise record with his 16th career leadoff home run onJune 19 at Yankee Stadium (off Phil Hughes)...Also hit a leadoff home runon June 12 at Baltimore (off Brian Matusz)...Collected a pair of home runs on June 19 at NewYork (AL)...Both home runs came against righthander Phil Hughes...Itwas the sixth multi-home run game of his career and the first since May 26, 2008 at Florida...Missed time from June 30-July 6 with a strained rightoblique...Returned to action on July 6 vs. Cincinnati butleft the game on July 10 vs.Atlanta with the same injury...Was named to the National League All-Star team, butwas unable to play due to injury...His three All-Starappearances are the most by a Mets shortstop...BudHarrelson was named to two NL All-Star teams...Returned to action on July 19 at Arizona...Started a12-game hitting streak with a 2-5 effort that evening...Hitsafely in each game through July 31 at Arizona...Batted.298 (17-57) during the streak...Hit his 80th career triple on August 15 vs. Philadelphia...Is one of only six active players with 80 or more triples (CarlCrawford-105, Johnny Damon-100, Jimmy Rollins-98, Cristian Guzman-89, Juan Pierre-82)...Left the game on August 26 with a right oblique strain...Returned to the line-up on September 10 and went 1-5...Connected on the 188th double of his career on September 10 vs. Philadelphia to move him into sole possession ofsixth place in franchise history...Stole his 30th base of the season on September 17 vs. Atlanta...Marked his fifth season with at least 30 swipes...Had a franchise record 24-game road hitting streak from June 28-September 24...Hit .340 (36-106) over this span...KeithHernandez held the old record, a 22-game stretch from April 16-June 3, 1987...The road hitting streak was the longestin the majors in 2010, one more thanTampa Bay's Ben Zobrist,who hit safely in 23 straight road games,May 10-July 1...Hit his 10th triple of the season on September 29 vs.Milwaukee....It marked the eighth time in franchise history that asingle player has hit 10 triples and the fifth time that it has been Reyes.
Underwent surgery on October 15th to clean up scar tissue around the accessoryhamstring tendon behind his right knee (semi tendinosis)...Dr. Daniel E.Cooper, on the recommendation of Mets Medical Director Dr. David Altchek,performed the surgery at the Carrell Clinic in Dallas, TX...Dr. Cooper, the headteam physician for the Dallas Cowboys and the Dallas Stars, is the leading expertin the country in the surgical treatment of the chronically torn tendinosistendon in athletes...Did not require surgery for the hamstring muscle tear in his right leg which hesuffered during his rehabilitation inSeptember...Left the game on May 20th at LosAngeles with an injury to his rightleg...Placed on the 15-Day Disabled Liston May 26th...Had a 12-game hitting streak fromApril 13th-April 26th...Hit .353(18-51) over that span...Collected at least one hit in each ofthe first nine games played at CitiField ...The streak was the longest by aplayer to open a ballpark since JimThome had an 11-game streak to openCitizens Bank Park in Philadelphia...Ranks as the Mets' franchise leaderin stolen bases (301) and triples (73)...Since the beginning of the 2006season, the Mets are 196-74 in gameswhen he scores a run...Stole his 300th career base, May 10thvs. Pittsburgh...Is one of only 10active players with 300 or more stolenbases (Juan Pierre, Omar Vizquel,Johnny Damon, Luis Castillo, CarlCrawford, Bobby Abreu, IchiroSuzuki, Jimmy Rollins and DerekJeter)...Also is one of only two activeplayers under the age of 30 with 300or more stolen bases (Crawford)...Tied the franchise record, for asecond time, with three doubles, May13th vs. Atlanta...Became the 24thMets player to accomplish the feat and the first since Nick Evans on May 24,2008 at Colorado....Also moved past Keith Hernandez (159) into sole possessionof ninth place on the franchise list with 162 doubles...For the year, he had seven games with two hits and four games with three hits...Knocked in three runs twice...Made 35 starts at shortstop...Leads the major leagues in stolen bases (209) and is second in the majors intriples (50) since 2006.
Led the National League and was third in the majors with 204 hits...Also paced the major leagues in triples and multiple-hit games (64)...Finished second in the big leagues in stolen bases andtied for fifth in the National League in runs scored...Established a career-high with 19 triples, surpassing his previous mark of 17 set during the 2005 and 2006 seasons...Collected 52 hits in the first inning, to set a franchise record...Felix Millan had 49 first inning hits in 1975, while Reyes had49 in 2006...Hit .335 (52-155) with 43 runs scored, nine doubles, four triples and four home runs in the first inning of a game...Has 16 career four-hit games, a Mets record...Three players had 12 four-hit games (Mookie Wilson, Kevin McReynolds andEdgardo Alfonzo)...Has 65 triples over the last four years...Since 1950, the only other player with 60 or more triples over a four year period isLance Johnson who collected 61 from 1993-1996...Reached base safely in a franchise record 41 straight games form April 22nd-June 8th...Celebreated his 25th birthday on June 11th and had 257 career stolen bases with 57 triples for his career...The only otherplayer with 250 stolen bases and at least 50 triples befor his 25th birthday was Ty Cobb (344 stolen bases, 89 triples)...Became the first player to have four consecutive seasons of 50 or more stolen bases for a New York area team (Mets,Yankees, Dodgers, Giants) since the modern stolen base rule was put in effect in 1898...When scoring a run, the Mets were 62-20...Leads the majors in triples (48) and stolen bases (198) since 2006...Is third in runs scored (354) and fourth in hits (589)during that span...Now has three consecutive seasons of 15 or more triples...Over the last 75 years, only Stan Musial, Willie Wilson and CarlCrawford have had three straight seasons of 15 or more triples...Reached safely in 33 straight games from the leadoff spot from April 27th through June 2nd to set the club record...Reyes isalso tied for the longest streak in a single season with Darryl Strawberry (April 25-June 1, 1987)...Reached base six times vs. Pittsburgh on April 29th...Went 3-3 with three walks, a stolen base and an RBI...It was the ninthtime in Mets' history that a player came to bat six or more times in a game and reached base safely (via a hit, walk or hit bypitch) each time up...The last Mets' player to accomplish the feat was Mike Piazza vs. the Cardinals on May 27, 2000...Went 4-5 with a double and two triples on May 2nd at Arizona...Became only the second Mets player to hit two triples anda double in the same game (Joe Christopher-1964)...Put together aMets' season-best 18-game hitting streak,May 15th-June 2nd...Hit .338 (27-80) with five home runs and 12 RBI...Hit home runs in back-to-back games for the second time in his career, May 17th and May 18th at New York (AL)...The lasttime he had accomplished the feat was September 6, 2006 vs. Atlanta and September 7, 2006 vs. Los Angeles (NL)...Tied for the major league lead with 39 hits in July...Registered his fifth career multi-home run game on May 26th vs. Florida when he cracked two home runs off RickyNolasco...Became the fifth player in team history to hit a home run in the first and second innings, joining Gary Carter (1986),Howard Johnson (1989), Damon Buford (1995) and Mike Piazza (2002)...Became the first player in franchise history to lead off consecutive games with a triple, June 21st and June 22nd at Colorado...Became the first player in franchise history to lead off consecutive games with a triple, June 21st and June 22nd at Colorado...Became the first player in major league history to have 20 or more doubles (23), 10 or more triples (10), 10 or more homeruns (10), and 30 or more stolen bases (32) prior to the All-Star Break...His 63rd career triple on July 20th at Cincinnati moved him past Mookie Wilson and into first place on the franchise All-TimeList...He currently has 71 triples...Slugged a three-run home run off Philadelphia's Ryan Madson in the bottom of the sixth inning to snap a 3-all tie in a 6-3victory on July 23rd...Was issued three walks on August 19th vs. Atlanta to tie his career-best...It was the fifth time in his career and second timein 2008 that he walked three times in a game...Hit .316 (37-117) in May, .305 (36-118) in June, .336 (39-116) in July and .317 (40-126) in August...Stole second base in the third inning on September 10th vs. Washington to give him 282 career stolen bases to surpassMookie Wilson as the team's All-Time Stolen Base Leader...Wilson reached his 281 stolen bases in 1,116 games with the Mets,while Jose broke the record in 738 games...Collected his 14th career leadoff home run, September 19th at Atlanta (off Jo-Jo Reyes) to extend his club record...It was hisfourth of the season and extended his club record...Also led off a game with a home run on May 26th vs. Florida (off RickyNolasco), August 16th at Pittsburgh (off Zach Duke) and September 17th at Washington (off Shairon Martis)...Became the second player in franchise history to collect 200 hits in a season with a bases-loaded, bases-clearing triple onSeptember 23rd vs. Chicago (NL)...Lance Johnson finished with 227 hits in 1996...Stole three bases on September 25th vs. Chicago(NL) to tie his career-high...It was the 49th time in his career that he stolemultiple bases in a game, and the seventh time he has swiped three bases...Among active players, only Juan Pierre has moremulti-stolen base games (64)...In Interleague play, he fashioned a .367 (22-60) batting average.
His 78 stolen bases are the most in the majors since Marquis Grissom swiped 78 bases with Montreal in 1992...In addition, he isthe first major league infielder to have 78 or more stolen bases in a season since Maury Willis had 94 stolen bases in 1965...Established a new franchise single-season record when he swiped third base in the fifth inning on August 22nd vs. San Diego...Thatstolen base gave him 67 for the year, passing Roger Cedeno's mark of 66 set in 1999...In addition, Reyes tied his career-high withthree stolen bases...It was his sixth career three-stolen base game...Also had three stolen bases on June 15th at YankeeStadium...Has 40 multi-steal games in his career...Became the first infielder to register three straight seasons of 60 or more stolen bases since the current modern stolen base rulewas put into effect in 1898...Reached 60 stolen bases with two stolen bases on August 16th at Pittsburgh...Also became the firstmajor league player since Kenny Lofton (1992-1994) to compile three consecutive seasons with 60 or more stolen bases...Became the first player to have three consecutive seasons of 50 or more stolen bases for a New York area team (Mets, Yankees,Dodgers, Giants) since the modern stolen base rule was put in effect in 1898...Was fourth in the National League with 119 runs scored, second with 12 triples, sixth with 191 hits and sixth with 57 multi-hitgames...Also was the eighth hardest to strikeout (9.8 at-bats) in the NL, eighth with 13 intentional walks and was the fourthhardest to double-up (113.5 at-bats)...Hit .318 (61-192) vs. lefthanded pitchers...Swiped his 203rd career stolen base on July 17th at San Diego to give him sole possession of second place on the Mets All-TimeList...Mookie Wilson holds the record with 281...Registered his fourth, multi-home game of his career, September 25th vs. Washington (Jason Bergmann, Jesus Colome)...It washis first, multi-home run game at Shea...Also in the game he tied his season-high with four RBI...Also had four RBI April 6th atAtlanta...Hit his 10th career leadoff home run, his second of the season, in that contest, extending his franchise record...Tied a club record and set a career-high with three doubles on September 11th vs. Atlanta...It was the 21st time a Met had threedoubles in a game...Had his career-long 43-game errorless streak come to an end on September 16th vs. Philadelphia...Tied the club record with a stolen base in his sixth straight game on August 26th vs. Los Angeles...It is the second time he hasaccomplished the feat and the third time its been done in team history...The streak was from August 21st-August 26th...Had eightstolen bases during that span...Reyes also swiped a base in six consecutive games from July 17-July 23, 2005...Vince Colemanset the mark with a swipe in six straight contests from May 3-May 8, 1991...Became the first player in franchise history to have three consecutive multi-steal games (August 15th-August 17th)...Reyes and David Wright became only the second shortstop/third baseman teammates in the last 93 years to each have at least 30stolen bases in the same season at their respective positions...The only other pair was Barry Larkin and Chris Sabo with the Redsin 1988...Registered his ninth career leadoff home run, and first of the year, on July 12th vs. Cincinnati (Bronson Arroyo)...The nine leadoffhome runs set a new Mets record for most career leadoff home runs...Tommie Agee and Lenny Dykstra were tied for first witheight...Was elected the starting shortstop for the NL All-Star team, July 11th at San Francisco...Was 3-4 with a double, a run scored anda stolen base in the National League's, 5-4, loss...Is one of 14 players, and four active players (David Ortiz, Jimmy Rollins, FrankThomas), to get a hit in each of his first three All-Star at-bats...The only others to get hits in their first three All-Star at-bats, all inone game, were Ken Boyer in 1956 and Vince DiMaggio in 1943...Recorded his 200th career stolen base on July 7th at Houston in the 10th inning...Later scored the winning run in the top of the17th inning...Reached base safely six times in the June 29th doubleheader at Philadelphia (three singles, two walks and a home run)...Had his 12-game hitting streak snapped on June 23rd...Hit .375 (18-48) during the streak...Reyes and Wright started their 395th game together on July 16th at San Diego to set the club record by a left-side tandempreviously held by Howard Johnson and Kevin Elster (394 games)...Became the second player in club history to have three stolen bases and a home run in one game on June 15th vs. the Yankees...Darryl Strawberry accomplished that feat on July 19, 1984 vs. Cincinnati...Passed Darryl Strawberry to move into sole possession of third place on the Mets all-time stolen base list with his 192nd careerstolen base in the first inning on June 16th at Yankee Stadium...Set a career-best with five stolen bases in two straight games, June 15th-June 16th, at the Yankees...Swiped four bases inconsecutive games three times in his career, the last coming on September 24-September 25, 2006...Established a career-best with five stolen bases in two games (June 15th-June 16th against the Yankees)...Tied his career-highwith three stolen bases on June 15th...It was his fifth, three-stolen base performance...He also moved into third place on the Mets'All-Time Stolen Base List with 193 steals...Collected his 600th career hit with his two-run single on June 9th at Detroit...Garnered his 50th and 51st hits on May 9th at San Francisco in the Mets' 33rd game...That's the fastest any player in Metshistory reached 50 hits...The previous quickest: 35 games, Cleon Jones in 1969...Recorded his 30th stolen base of the year, June 1st vs. Arizona, becoming the fastest Met to reach 30 stolen bases in a season (53games)...Roger Cedeño had 30 stolen bases in New York's first 55 games in 1999...Stole his 10th base of the season on April 22nd vs. Atlanta...That tied the Mets record for fewest team games needed to reach 10steals in a season (17 games), set by Vince Coleman in 1991...Had a hit in 14 straight games from April 25th-May 9th...Hit .381 (24-63) with 10 runs scored, eight doubles, a triple, six RBI andeight stolen bases during the streak...Moved into sole possession of second place on the club's All-Time Triples List with his 46th career triple, May 8th at San Francisco...Was voted the National League's Player of the Month for April...Hit .356 (37-104) with 26 runs scored, nine doubles, five triples,two home runs, 18 RBI and 17 stolen bases...Had 10 multi-hit games during the month and a .442 on-base percentage...It washis first Player of the Month award...Registered his 45th career triple on April 22nd vs. Atlanta, moving into a tie for second place on the Mets All-Time Triples List withBuddy Harrelson...Also collected his 200th career RBI on April 22nd vs. Atlanta...Registered his third career game with two triples, one from each side of the plate, on April 6th at Atlanta...Last had two triples ina game on May 26, 2005 at Florida...Also hit a lefthanded triple and a righthanded triple on May 18, 2005 vs. Cincinnati...Over thelast 40 years, only three other players have hit a triple from each side of the plate in the same game on two separateoccasions...The Yankees' Roy White (1969 and 1970) and Bernie Williams (1998 and 1999), and Dmitri Young for the Reds in 2000and the Tigers in 2003.
Led the Majors with 17 triples and 64 stolen bases...Also ranked fourth in the National League in runs (122), sixth in at-bats (647), eighth in hits (194) and ninth in multi-hit games (56)...In addition, Jose was the sixth hardest to double up in the NL, grounding into a double play once every 107.8 at-bats, and he ranked 10th with a .336 batting average with runners in scoring position...Notched his 60th stolen base on September 24th vs. Washington to become the first player in club history to have consecutive seasons with 60 or more swipes...The last National League player to have back-to-back seasons with 60 or more stolen was Marquis Grissom with the Expos in 1991 and 1992...Cleveland's Kenny Lofton was the last Major League player to have consecutive seasons with 60 or more swipes when he did it three years in a row (1992-1994)...Became the first player in Major League history to have 122 runs or more, 194 hits or more, 19 home runs or more, and 64 stolen bases or more in a single season...Had seven stolen bases, over his last seven games, Sept. 23-Sept. 30...Established a career-high with 64 stolen bases, his previous best was 60 swipes set last year...Reached base safely in 18 straight games from Aug. 22-Sept. 11...Reached base safely in 30 of his last 35 contests...Had 104 hits at Shea, a new club record...Hit his first career inside-the-park home run in the sixth inning on Sept. 7 vs.Los Angeles (off Brad Penny)...It was the 22nd inside-the-park home run in team history and the seventh at Shea Stadium...Kazuo Matsui also had an inside-the-park home run this year on April 20 at San Diego off Jake Peavy...Swatted his sixth leadoff home run to establish a new single-season franchise record in the second game of the Sept. 6 doubleheader vs. Atlanta (off Kyle Davies)...Also had leadoff home runs on Aug. 15 at Philadelphia (off Randy Wolf), July 28 at Atlanta (off Horacio Ramirez), June 25 at Toronto (off Josh Towers), June 21 vs. Cincinnati (off Eric Mays) and June 5 at Los Angeles (off Brett Tomko)...It was also his eighth career leadoff home run, tying him with Tommie Agee and Lenny Dykstra for the all-time team mark...Set a club record for RBI in a single season for a shortstop with his 61st RBI of the year, Aug. 19 vs. Colorado...Rey Ordonez held the old record with 60 (1999)...Tied a franchise record and became the seventh Met to hit three home runs in a game on August 15th at Philadelphia (off Randy Wolf-2 and Brian Sanches)...Edgardo Alfonzo was the last player to accomplish the feat on Aug. 30, 1999 at Houston...Hit a home run from each side of the plate on Aug. 15 at Philadelphia for the second time in his career...Also accomplished the feat on Aug. 28, 2003 at Atlanta...Collected his 11th home run of the season, Aug. 6 vs. Philadelphia (off Ryan Mathieson) to set a single-season club record for home runs by a Mets shortstop...Registered his second career grand slam, Aug. 6 vs.Philadelphia (off Ryan Mathieson)...Was named the National League's starting shortstop, his first selection, for the All-Star Game in Pittsburgh on July 11th...Did not play due to an injury...Was named the National League Player of the Week for the week ending June 25th...Became only the second player in franchise history to win back-to-back National League Player of the Week awards...Jesse Orosco won the honors for the weeks ending Aug. 7 and Aug. 14 in 1983...Collected his 33rd career triple on June 24 at Toronto to move into a third place tie on Mets All-Time Triples List with Cleon Jones...Became the first player in franchise history to record back-to-back season of 10 or more triples...Became the ninth player in Mets history to hit for the cycle, June 21st vs. Cincinnati...Was 4-5 in the contest...Was only the third player in the last 25 years to hit a leadoff home run and hit for the cycle in the same game, June 21 vs.Cincinnati...Registered his first career five-hit game (5-7), May 5 vs. Atlanta...It was the 27th time in Mets history a player had five or more hits in a contest...Was tied for third in the NL in RBI with teammate Carlos Delgado in August with 26...Ryan Howard was first with 34...Tied the club record for RBI in a single season by a Mets shortstop with 60 on Aug. 17 at Philadelphia...Rey Ordonez also drove in 60 runs in 1999...Also collected his 13th triple this year on Aug. 1 at Florida, to become the first National League player to have 30 or more triples over a two-season span since Juan Samuel hit 32 for the Phillies spanning 1984 (19) and 1985 (13)...Received seven stitches in his left pinky finger after cutting his finger sliding into first base in the sixth inning on July 7 vs. Florida...Did not start again until July 18...Had a season-high 13-game hitting streak, June 13-June 27...Hit .561 (32-57) with 19 runs scored, eight doubles, three triples, two home runs, six RBI and seven stolen bases...Raised his average from .246 to .302 during the streak...Recorded back-to-back four-hit games on June 24 and June 25 at Toronto...Was the first Met to accomplish that feat since Edgardo Alfonzo in April 2000...Is the first National League player to have a three-home run game and hit for the cycle in the same season since the Cubs' Andre Dawson in 1987...Was selected the NL's Co-Player of the Week with teammate David Wright for the week ending June 18th...Jose hit .500 (13-26) with nine runs scored, five doubles, a triple, three RBI and three stolen bases...Stole his 30th base on June 18 vs.Baltimore to become only the sixth Met to record back-to-back seasons of 30 or more stolen bases and the first since Howard Johnson (1989-1991)...The others are: Wally Backman (1984-1985), Mookie Wilson (1982-1984), Lee Mazzilli (1978-1980) and Frank Taveras (1979-1980)...Collected his 31st career triple on June 14 at Philadelphia to tie Steve Henderson for fourth on the Mets All-Time Triples List...Had a two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning on May 23 vs. Philadelphia (off Ryan Franklin) to tie the game at 8-8...The Mets would win the contest, 9-8, in the 16th inning...Had 56 multi-hit games: 36 two-hit games; 15 three-hit contests; four four-hit games; and one five-hit contest...Collected his 100th career stolen base, April 25 at San Francisco...Drove in 47 runs with two outs...Went 5-18 (.277) with five runs scored, four RBI, a home run and a stolen base in four games for Major League Baseball during the All-Star Tour in Japan...Also hit a "sayanara" walkoff home run in the bottom of the 10th inning in Game Five to give Major League Baseball a 5-3 win.
POSTSEASON: Cracked a leadoff home run (off Chris Carpenter) in Game Six of the NLCS vs. St. Louis...Became the fourth Met to hit a leadoff home run in a postseason game...The others are Tommie Agee (Game Three of the 1969 World Series vs.Baltimore), Wayne Garrett (Game Three of the 1973 World Series vs. Oakland), and Lenny Dykstra (Game Three of the 1986 World Series at Boston)...It was also Jose's first career postseason home run...Tied the club record with nine hits during the NLCS...Darryl Strawberry and Gregg Jefferies each had nine hits during the 1988 NLCS vs.Los Angeles...Went 3-4 with a double, two singles, a walk, two runs scored and an RBI in Game Two of the NLCS vs. St. Louis...Delivered the go-ahead RBI in Game Two of the NLDS with his RBI groundout in the third inning vs. Los Angeles...Laced an RBI single to center in the sixth inning to tie Game Three of the NLDS, 5-5.
Set career highs in almost every offensive category: games played, at-bats, runs, hits, doubles, triples, home runs, RBI, walks andstolen bases...Led the majors in triples and at-bats...Also, led the National League in stolen bases, ranked fifth in hits and 10th with 50 multi-hit games...Appeared in 161 games, tied for fifth in the NL...Set the club record with 161 games at shortstop...Buddy Harrelson held the previous mark with 156 games at short in 1970...Established a franchise record for at-bats (696)...Lance Johnson held the old record with 682 at-bats in 1996...Was the fourth hardest player in the NL to double-up...Hit into a double play once every 99.4 at-bats...With runners in scoring position, he batted .273 (38-139) with two home runs and 50 RBI...Hit .288 (44-153) with a home run and 18 RBI vs. lefthanded pitchers...His 17 triples ranked second on the club's single-season list...Only Lance Johnson had more (21 in 1996)...Also has 23 career triples with the Mets, which ranks ninth on the team's all-time list...Ed Kranepool is eighth with 25 triples...Stole his 60th base of the season, October 1st vs. Colorado, becoming only the second Met to steal 60 or more bases in a singleseason...Roger Cedeño had 66 stolen bases in 1999...The 2005 Mets became the first team in major league history to have a shortstop and third baseman, both 22 or younger atseason's end, each play 150 or more games at his position...David Wright played in 160 games at third while Jose appeared in161 contests at short...Only two other teams had a shortstop/third baseman combo both 23 or younger each to play 150 or moregames: the 1960 Orioles, with shortstop Ron Hansen and third baseman Brooks Robinson and the 1965 Angels, with shortstop JimFregosi and third baseman Paul Schaal...Had at least one hit in five of his last six games of the year...Hit .333 (9-27) with two runs, three doubles, a triple, two RBI and twostolen bases in those six contests...Hit safely in 14 of his last 18 contests...Batted .269 (21-78) with 13 runs, five doubles, a triple, a home run, three RBI, with fourwalks and nine stolen bases in that span...Collected his fifth four-hit game of the season and the sixth of his career, September 27th at Philadelphia, tying his career high...Alsohad four hits on August 19th vs. Washington, July 23rd vs. the Dodgers, July 10th at Pittsburgh and May 2nd at Philadelphia...Stole his 58th base, September 23rd at Washington, to move into a tie for second place on the Mets' Single-Season Stolen Base Listwith Mookie Wilson (1982)...Collected his second career lead-off home run, September 15th vs.Washington off Livan Hernandez...It was his second of the season(April 19th at Philadelphia off Vicente Padilla)...Led all major leaguers with 13 stolen bases in August...Had a season-high four RBI, August 24th at Arizona and May 21st vs. the Yankees...Stole his 43rd base of the season on August 19th, setting a single-season record for Mets shortstops...Frank Taveras held the oldrecord of 42 set in 1979...Tied his career-high with his third three-stolen base game of the season and the fourth of his career, August 19th vs. theNationals...Also stole three bases on June 23rd at Philadelphia and June 1st vs. Arizona...Had a career-high 20-game hitting streak from July 17th-August 7th...Hit .374 (34-91) with 19 runs, four doubles, two triples, nineRBI, four walks and 11 stolen bases during the streak...The 20-game hitting streak is the longest in Metshistory for a shortstop and tied for the seventh longest in Mets history...The 20-game batting streak was tied with teammate Cliff Floyd for the second longest in the National League...Only Philadelphia'sJimmy Rollins had a longer streak (36 games)...Became the third active player to have a 20-plus game hitting streak before the age of 23...The others are Edgar Renteria(22 straight in 1996) and Alex Rodriguez (21-game batting streak in 1996)...Was tied for the National League lead in runs scored (24) in the month of July with Ken Griffey, Jr. and Adam Dunn...Edgardo Alfonzowas the last Met to lead the league in runs scored in a calendar month when he scored 31 runs in August, 1999...Had at least one stolen base in six straight games (eight total) from July 17th-July 23rd...That tied the club record set by Vince Colemanin 1991...It was the longest streak in baseball since Baltimore's Luis Matos stole a base in six straight contests in October of 2001...Stole his 30th base of the season on July 20th vs. San Diego...Had club record two sacrifice flies in a 6-4 win at Yankee Stadium on June 24th...Swiped 12 bases in June...It was the most by a Met in a calendar month since Cedeño had 14 stolen bases and Rickey Hendersonhad 13 in June of 1999...Became the third Mets shortstop (fifth time) to have 20 or more stolen bases in a season...Buddy Harrelson had 23 stolen bases asa shortstop in 1970 and 28 in 1971, while Frank Taveras had 42 stolen bases (while playing shortstop) in 1979 and 32 steals in 1980...Had seven triples in May to set a club record for triples in a calendar month...Lance Johnson held the previous record, hitting sixtriples in April, 1996...Also became the first NL player to have seven triples in a month since Houston's Craig Reynolds in May, 1981...Collected a career-high two triples on May 26th at Florida and on May 18th vs. Cincinnati...Became the only Met to have twomultiple-triple games in the same season...On May 18th vs. Cincinnati, became the first Met to hit two triples in the same contest since Timo Perez did it August 8, 2002 atMilwaukee...Also became the first Met to hit triples from both sides of the plate in the same game...Recorded his second career multi-home run game, April 19th at Philadelphia...Hit a lead-off home run (off Vicente Padilla) and asolo shot in the fourth inning (off Gavin Floyd)...His first multi-home run game came on August 28, 2003 at Atlanta...He and VictorDiaz became only the fourth pair of teammates 23 years old or younger since 1900 to each hit two home runs in the same game...Led the team with 16 game-winning runs...Scored or drove in the game-winning run in four straight contests, April 11th-April 15th...Delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning on April 13th to give the Mets a 1-0 win over Houston...Had 50 multi-hit games: 33, two-hit contests, 12, three-hit games and five, four-hit contests...Had 12 multi-RBI games: nine, two-RBI contests, one, three-RBI game and two, four-RBI games...Had 10 multi-steal games: three, three-stolen base games and seven, two-stolen base contests.
Stole a career-high three bases, October 3rd vs. Montreal...Stole 16 bases in his last 28 contests...Hit safely in 10 of his last 13 games with an at-bat...Was 12-45 (.267) with seven runs, five doubles, a triple, two RBI and five stolen bases in those games...Had at least one hit in 24 of his last 32 games...Was 37-132 (.280) with 19 runs, 14 doubles, a triple, seven RBI and 16 stolen bases in those contests...Batted .326 (14-43) vs. lefthanded pitchers...Hit .318 (35-110) with one home run, seven RBI and 11 stolen bases in July...Constructed a .316 (6-19) batting average with one home run and six RBI with runners in scoring position and two outs...Placed on the 15-Day Disabled List on August 13th (retroactive to August 12th) with a stress fracture of the left fibula...Was reinstated on September 24th...Set a career-high with four hits, July 25th vs. Atlanta...Was 4-5 with a run, a double and a RBI in the game...Stole a then career-high two bases at Florida on July 10th...Also stole two bases on July 19th and July 20th vs. Florida, July 24th vs. Atlanta and July 27th at Montreal...Hit safely in a season-high nine games from July 1st-July 10th...During that span he batted .311 (14-45) with seven runs, a double, home run, an RBI and two stolen bases...Tied his then career-high, fifth time, with three hits on July 19th vs. Florida...Also had three hits, July 10th at Florida...Played in 43 games at second base (41 starts) and 10 games at shortstop (seven starts)...Had 13 multiple-hit games: 10 games with two hits, two games with three hits and the one contest with four hits...Hit .261 (6-23) with three runs, two doubles, and two stolen bases in six Major League Rehabilitation games with St. Lucie (A)...Also played with Binghamton (AA) on rehab assignment...In four games, he batted .111 (2-18) with two runs, three RBI, two walks and three stolen bases...Was placed on the 15-Day Disabled List on March 15th with a strained right hamstring...Was reinstated from the DL on June 19th...Batted .302 (38-126) with 16 runs scored, five doubles, three triples, one home run, 11 RBI and 11 stolen bases in 29 regular season games for Gigantes of the Dominican Winter League...Hit .422 (27-64) with three hits, nine RBI and nine stolen bases in 15 playoff games for Gigantes.
Was placed on the 15-Day Disabled List on September 5th (retroactive to September 1st) with a Grade 2 sprain of the leftankle...Injured his ankle sliding into second base on August 31st vs. Philadelphia...Among National League rookies, he was second in batting and stolen bases, fourth in slugging percentage (.434), tied for fifth intriples, fifth in multi-hit games (29), tied for seventh in hits, seventh in on-base average (.334), ninth in RBI and 10th in total bases(119)...Also, his 17-game hitting streak from July 30th-August 18th was the longest by a rookie in the NL...Received one third place vote in the NL Rookie of the Year balloting...Finished the year with a 35-game errorless streak, which was the second longest current errorless streak by a shortstop at the endof the 2003 season in the majors...His last error came on July 23rd at Montreal....Alex Gonzalez of the Chicago Cubs had a38-game errorless streak...Set a Mets rookie record for hits in a month with 39 hits in August...The old mark was set by Jay Payton with 37 hits in June, 2000...Collected the first multiple-home run game of his career on August 28th at Atlanta (Mike Hampton and Trey Hodges)...Hit a homerun from each side of the plate, becoming the first rookie to accomplish that feat since Brian Simmons of the Chicago White Soxon September 26, 1988 at Kansas City...Also became the youngest player in major league history to accomplish the feat at 20 yearsand 78 days old...Tied his then career-best with his seventh, three-hit game of the season, August 23rd at Los Angeles...For the season, he had 22games with two hits and the seven games with three hits...Hit safely in a career-best 17 consecutive games from July 30th-August 18th and was 31-73 (.425) in those contests with 18 runs,six doubles, a triple, a home run, five RBI and seven stolen bases...The 17-game hitting streak was also the second longest in clubhistory by a rookie...Mike Vail hit in 23 straight games in 1975...Went 3-4 with a grand slam (Washburn), five RBI (tied for the club- and a stolen base, June 15th at Anaheim...Becamethe second Mets player in history (Jack Hamilton-May 20, 1967 vs. the Cardinals) to have his first major league home run be agrand slam...Also became the youngest player in the majors to hit a grand slam since 19-year-old Tony Conigliaro hit one for theBoston Red Sox in 1964...Picked up his first major league RBI on June 12th at Texas...Made his major league debut, June 10th at Texas (started at shortstop)...Went 2-4 with a double and two runs...Singled in his firstmajor league at-bat (Thomson)...In that game, he became the ninth teenager to play for the Mets...Turned 20 years old on June 11th.
Captured the Mets Sterling Organizational Player of the Year Award...Was honored as USA Today
's Minor League Player of the Year...Also was selected the 2002 SportsTicker Teenager of the Year, as well as being named to SportsTicker's All-Prospect team...Led all minor leaguers with 19 triples...Finished fourth in the FSL with 11 triples and was tied for second in the Eastern League witheight triples...Named the Most Valuable Player of the Futures All-Star Game, played on July 8th in Milwaukee...In that game, Reyes had a threerun,game-winning triple...Began the year with St. Lucie (A) of the Florida State League and was promoted to Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League on June 20th...Won the FSL's Player of the Week honors for the week of June 10th-June 16th...In his last game with St. Lucie, he was 5-5 with two runs scored vs. Clearwater...Was picked to both the Florida State League and Eastern Leagu All-Star teams.
Shared Capital City's Doubleday Award, emblematic of the team's Most Valuable Player, with first baseman Craig Brazell...Was the youngest player to play in a full-season league in 2001.