Welcome to UnforMETable, an Amazin’ Avenue Audio show that looks back on less heralded, more obscure, but quintessential Mets players from the past.
With a strong team headed towards a second straight playoff appearance for the first time in franchise history, the Mets made a minor move to bolster their depth prior to the 2000 trade deadline, acquiring relief pitcher Rick White from Tampa Bay, along with outfielder Bubba Trammell.
The journeyman righthander would go on to pitch two crucial innings in the Mets’ 2000 National League Division Series battle with the San Francisco Giants, setting up one of the most memorable moments in team playoff history—Benny Agbayani’s walk-off home run to win Game 3 in the 13th inning.
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