Kingsport Mets

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The Kingsport Mets were a New York Mets affiliate in the old Appalachian League. They played their home games at Hunter Wright Stadium in Kingsport, Tennessee. In the minor league reorganization of 2021 they were tranformed into a summer collegiate team and renamed the Kingsport Axmen.

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs Hitting coach Pitching coach Coach
1980 35-35 3rd Chuck Hiller none
1981 21-49 6th Al Jackson none
1982 28-40 7th Ed Olsen none
1984 31-38 7th Dan Radison
1985 26-44 8th Tucker Ashford none
1986 16-52 8th Chuck Hiller
1987 28-42 7th Bobby Floyd
1988 47-26 1st Bobby Floyd League Champs
1989 35-37 5th Jim Eschen Dan Norman
1990 41-31 3rd Jim Thrift none Dan Norman
1991 36-31 5th (t) Andre David Jesus Hernaiz
1992 27-35 8th Andre David Geary Jones Jesus Hernaiz
1993 30-38 7th Ron Gideon Jesus Hernaiz
1994 36-30 4th (t) Ron Gideon John Stephenson Jesus Hernaiz
1995 48-18 2nd John Gibbons League Champs Dave Jorn
1996 48-19 1st John Stephenson Lost League Finals Dave Jorn
1997 37-31 5th Ken Berry
1998 38-30 3rd (t) Tim Foli
1999 34-36 6th Guy Conti
2000 35-32 4th Edgar Alfonzo
2001 31-36 6th Joey Cora
2002 23-44 9th Joey Cora
2003 25-39 8th Mookie Wilson Luis Natera Rick Mahler
2004 32-36 6th Mookie Wilson Luis Natera
2005 28-40 9th Jesse Levis Dan Murray
2006 34-33 4th (t) Donovan Mitchell Dan Murray
2007 35-33 4th Donovan Mitchell Marc Valdes
2008 34-32 6th Nick Leyva/Pedro Lopez Ryan Ellis Marc Valdes
2009 30-35 6th Mike DiFelice Jonathan Hurst
2010 28-39 9th Mike DiFelice Luis Rivera Jonathan Hurst
2011 39-29 4th (t) Frank Fultz Luis Rivera Jonathan Hurst
2012 23-43 9th Jose Leger Yunir Garcia Jonathan Hurst
2013 40-27 2nd (t) Jose Leger Lost in 1st round Yunir Garcia Jonathan Hurst
2014 34-34 6th Jose Leger Yunir Garcia Jonathan Hurst
2015 40-28 2nd Luis Rivera Lost in 1st Round Sean Ratliff Jonathan Hurst
2016 27-41 9th Luis Rivera Ender Chavez Royce Ring
2017 29-37 8th Luis Rivera Ender Chavez Josue Matos
2018 33-35 5th Sean Ratliff Delwyn Young Josue Matos
2019 34-34 5th (t) Rich Donnelly Mariano Duncan Jerome Williams Stephen Gaylor
2020 Season cancelled