Preston James Richard Wilson
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 193 lb.
Born: July 19, 1974 in Bamberg, SC
High School: Bamberg Ehrhardt HS (Bamberg, SC) by the Drafted New York Mets in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 1992 amateur draft. Signed September 9, 1992.
( All Transactions) Debut: May 7, 1998 (Age 23.292)
vs. STL 4 AB, 3 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 1 SB Exceeded rookie limits during 1999 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Marlins/Rockies/Astros/Nationals/Cardinals/... 1998-2007 Agents: Bob Bry [*] Final Game: May 5, 2007 (Age 32.290)
vs. HOU 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Relatives: Stepson & Nephew of Mookie Wilson
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News -- June 2014
6/21 Rockies Zingers: Minor League Pitching Philosophy Part 1: Park Factors: Author’s Note: Over my next few posts here on Rockies Zingers, I’ll be examining the philosophy of the organization ... News -- May 2014
5/22 Mets Merized: May 22, 1998 – The Mike Piazza Trade: It was 16 years ago today that the Mets acquired Mike Piazza from the Florida Marlins. Oh, if we could only make the same kind ... News -- April 2014
4/29 House of Houston: Houston Astros Prospects: Player Comparison: Houston Astros Prospects Player Comparison Following prospects is a fun and intriguing hobby. We all like to imagine what these ... News -- March 2014
3/14 Marlin Maniac: Greatest Moments in Marlins History: #17 Luis Castillo's 35 Games: Welcome back to the Greatest Moments in Marlins History. On this list we have had our fair share of streaks. We wrote about ... News -- February 2014
2/28 Marlin Maniac: Carl Pavano to Join Miami Marlins Broadcast Team? On Wednesday, former Florida Marlin pitcher and 2003 World Champion ... News -- January 2014
1/7 Mets Merized: Mike Piazza: Out of The Cage and Into the Metsmerized Hall of Fame: The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant! Russ Hodges’ broadcast of Bobby Thomson’s home run is the most famous ...
1/6 Mets Merized: L.J. Mazzilli Hoping To Become Part Of Next Mets Father/Son Combo: Matt Yallof, who is the co-host of The Rundown on MLB Network, wrote a post today today that compared L.J. Mazzilli and his potential ...
1/6 MetsMinors.net: The Mazzilli’s Could Be The Next Father And Son Combo To Play In Queens: Matt Yallof, who is the co-host of The Rundown on MLB Networt, wrote a post today that compared L.J. Mazzilli‘s potential ... News -- December 2013
12/14 Mets Merized: Trading with the Enemy: Trading with the enemy is pretty rare – and when I mean the enemy, I’m referring to trading within the division – ...
12/8 Marlin Maniac: Greatest Moments in Marlins History: #113 Pierre’s Record: Welcome back to the Greatest Moments in Marlins History. We continue our countdown with moment 113. In 2003 a Marlin record was ... News -- November 2013
11/5 Marlin Maniac: Marlins’ Jose Fernandez Named Players Choice NL Outstanding Rookie: At this pace, Jose Fernandez may end up winning more awards this offseason than the Miami Marlins had wins in the regular season. ...
11/4 Marlin Maniac: Greatest Moment In Marlins History: #147 Time to Pick: Welcome back! So what do you think Moment 147 is? Well let’s not keep you waiting. The Day is June 1, 1992 and this will be ... News -- October 2013
10/22 Marlin Maniac: Marlins Way: Jose Fernandez named Sporting News NL Rookie of Year: Jose Fernandez has joined Preston Wilson (1999), Dontrelle Willis (2003) and Dan Uggla (2006) as Marlins rookies to be ... News -- September 2013
9/29 Mets Merized: Mike Piazza’s Most Memorable Mets Moments: Below are several memorable moments during Mike Piazza’s Mets tenure. May 22, 1998 – Acquired by the Mets from the Florida ...
9/23 Mets Merized: Mets vs Reds: Harang On Hill As Amazins Try To Extend Win Streak To Four: Mets (71-84) at Reds (89-67) • 7:10 p.m. RHP Aaron Harang (5-12, 5.69) vs. RHP Johnny Cueto (5-2, 3.02) Starting Lineup Eric ...
9/23 MetsMinors.net: Tovar Joins Mets Record Book After First Major-League Game: In his debut performance, Wilfredo Tovar became the fourth Met to ever accumulate multiple hits, an RBI and a stolen base in their ...
9/21 MetsMinors.net: MMN Prospect Time Machine: Preston Wilson: While Preston Wilson only appeared in eight big league games for the New York Mets, he’s a huge part of franchise history. ...
9/17 Baseballhotcorner.com: The 5 Worst 120+ RBI Seasons In MLB History: It’s no secret that analytic types have little regard for the RBI. I decided to see if I could dig up the five worst seasons ...
9/14 D.C. Baseball Yesterday and Today: This Day in Washington Nationals History: September 14 2005 – Preston Wilson and Vinny Castilla hit consecutive homers in the top of the fifth inning, leading the ...
9/11 Billy-Ball.com: The Milwaukee Brewers Report: Norichika Aoki struck out three times for the first time in his two major league seasons, and the St. Louis Cardinals topped the ...
9/4 D.C. Baseball Yesterday and Today: This Day in Washington Nationals History: September 4 2005 – Esteban Loaiza led his Washington Nationals (71-66) past the Philadelphia Phillies (73-64) 6-1. Loaiza ...
9/3 D.C. Baseball Yesterday and Today: This Day in Washington Nationals History: September 3 2005 – The Washington Nationals (70-66) beat the Philadelphia Phillies (73-63) 5-4 when Preston Wilson dropped a ... News -- July 2013
7/30 Mets360.com: The word on Marlon Byrd and the trade deadline: Marlon Byrd is having a World Class season. He’s currently hitting .280/.324/.508 with 17 HRs and 60 RBI on the year. He’s ...
7/27 Mets360.com: Typical progressions for Mets first-round picks from high school: Earlier today, David Groveman wrote a piece on Dominic Smith and the typical progression of players through the minors. The purpose ...
7/19 What the Heck, Bobby?: Happy Birthday - 7/19: A few former Astros with birthdays today ~
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Originally signed by the Yankees as a NDFA out of Nicaragua, ... News -- February 2013
2/28 Marlin Maniac: Miami Marlins: Juan Pierre wants to pretend it is still 2003?: This season the Miami Marlins brought back familiar face Juan Pierre for his second tour of duty with the team. Pierre was one ...
2/28 MLBTradeRumors: Offseason In Review: Tampa Bay Rays: The Rays addressed long-term needs with a blockbuster trade and the most lucrative contract in franchise history. They addressed ...
2/12 Mets Merized: MMO Flashback: Mets Were Never Known For Having Strong Outfields: This article which was originally published on January 25th by Mitch Petanick, is worth a second look in light of recent events. ... News -- January 2013
1/28 Full Spectrum Baseball: The Free Agent Lohse Down: Kyle is unlikely to put up ace numbers in 2013 and he can't be playing the market as if he is going to, because no one else seems ... News -- September 2012
9/20 Puckett's Pond: 35!: They said it was impossible. Okay, maybe they didn’t say that. But it sure seemed impossible. For a while, it looked ...
9/16 STLCardinalBaseball: A Little Story About The 2006 Cardinals (And How It Relates To My Feelings About This Season): The night the Cardinals won the 2006 World Series, I was drunk with about 20 friends at Buffalo Wild Wings in south St. Louis. ... News -- July 2012
7/26 High Heat Stats: Adam Dunn and triple-W games: In a recent post, John Autin identified that Jim Thome has the most career games with at least one of each of the TTO components ... News -- June 2012
6/2 High Heat Stats: In other Friday games…: A variously detailed look at a selection of non-no-hitters…. @White Sox 7, Mariners 4: You win this kind of game when you’re ... News -- April 2012
4/19 Baseball Daily Digest: Visions of 2012: The truth is, I was destined to be special from birth. I was delivered by a midwife on our old couch in the living room. It was ... News -- March 2012
3/6 Bus League Baseball: Just Some Random, Fun Nonsense For A Sunday Morning: I’ll be honest, I don’t really know how to expand on this. All I know is that an idea popped into my head while I was working ... News -- February 2012
2/28 Mets360.com: Meeting The Mets: Brushes With Greatness: On the old Late Night With David Letterman show, they used to do a bit called “Brush With Greatness,” where audience members ...
2/5 Tyler's Think Tank: Coors Field Benefactors: It's no secret that Coors Field, home of the Colorado Rockies since 1995, has been one of the best hitter's parks over the past ... News -- December 2011
12/13 B-R Blog: B-R: HoF Candidate – Jeromy Burnitz: Jeromy Burnitz Jeromy Neal Burnitz Position: Rightfielder Bats: Left, Throws: Right Height: 6' 0", Weight: 190 lb. Born: April ... News -- November 2011
11/18 Marlin Maniac: Marlins Way: Another long week of baseball off-season and still no real movement. Unless if you consider the Minnesota Twins signing Ryan Doumit ...
11/18 MLBTradeRumors: Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Reyes, Kemp, Realignment: Nine years ago today, the Marlins, Rockies, and Braves swung a three-team, eight-player trade. Colorado send Mike Hampton and ...
11/4 Halos Heaven: Fleeter Peter Bourjos: The Next Ray Lankford?:
When I ran some (mostly depressing!) comps for Mark Trumbo the other week, I fully expected to focus next on the ... News -- October 2011
10/7 B-R Blog: No Hits & 3+ Ks In Sudden Death Post-Season Game: How many batters have gone hitless in a sudden death post-season game and had 3 or more strikeouts in that same contest? Here ... News -- September 2011
9/28 Mets360.com: Mets Card of the Week: Tom Glavine/Mike Piazza: 2004 LEAF CORNERSTONES TOM GLAVINE/MIKE PIAZZA This card is a tale of one city, and two players. It was the best of times, it ... News -- August 2011
8/3 NY Baseball Digest: Selig’s Plan to Stop the Yankees, Frustrating Fish, Arthur Rhodes, Importance of Lucas Duda: Freakonomics conducted a Quorum. We rounded up a handful of sports economists and asked them the following question: What proposed ... News -- June 2011
6/28 B-R Blog: Retired Players With 200 Career HR Or Less And 15+ Games With 2+ HR: How many retired players have 200 career HR or less, but, have 15+ games in their career where they hit more than one HR? If I ... News -- May 2011
5/14 MLBTradeRumors: This Date In Transactions History: Mike Piazza: With the amateur draft coming up in just over three weeks, we've spent most of our time here at MLBTR covering the first round. ... News -- March 2011
3/6 PaulLebowitz.com: Instant Gratification: I fancy myself as a pretty good judge of talent. But sometimes I miss. Yes. It’s true. Digging through some old baseball ... News -- October 2010
10/31 MLBTradeRumors: Ranking Mets GMs All-Time: Well, it's official. Sandy Alderson is the 12th General Manager of the New York Mets, bringing joy to the corners of the globe ... News -- September 2010
9/25 Jason's Baseball Blog: Trade Retrospective: Marlins Firesale Edition Part 4: For the final month of the season, I’ll be posting a slightly different set of trade retrospectives. In 1997, the Marlins, ...
9/21 Fungoes.net: Cardinals look to set new high — in lineup’s uniform numbers: Although the Cardinals have been all but mathematically eliminated, they still have, in the words on the Iron Horse, an awful ... News -- July 2010
7/2 Fungoes.net: Happy fourth of July: All-signers team: Though some baseball truths — the travesty of the designated hitter, that much of what we perceive as pitching is actually ... News -- May 2010
5/4 B-R Blog: Most hits, first 2 career games: Check this out:
Coaker ... News -- April 2010
4/29 B-R Blog: Getting A Headstart On Whiffs: A quick list via Baseball-Reference.com's Play Index Batting Game Finder - players with 9+ games of 2+ strikeouts within their ...