Jim Mann – His New York Mets Career 2000

jim-mannRight-handed pitcher Jim Mann was a career minor leaguer when the Mets acquired him from the Toronto Blue Jays prior to the 2000 season.  Mann started out the 2000 season pitching for the Mets Triple A affiliate the Norfolk Tides before getting the call he had been waiting for his entire life.  He joined the Mets at the end of May and made his Major League debut on May 29, 2000 against the Los Angeles Dodgers.  He pitched 2/3 innings and allowed 2 hits in the Mets 4-1 loss.  He was farmed back to the minors a few days later only to return in July.  He made his second big league appearance on July 2 against the Atlanta Braves and allowed 3 runs and 4 hits over 2 innings of relief.  It would be his last appearance in a Met uniform as he was shipped back to the minors where he finished out the season.  Following the season Mann signed as a free agent with the Houston Astros. 

In two relief appearances for the Mets Jim Man posted in a 10.13 ERA in 2 2/3 innings.

While with the Mets Mann wore number 39.

Jim Mann also played for the following teams:
Houston Astros – 2001,2002
Pittsburgh Pirates – 2003

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