MLB: New York Mets 9, Atlanta 4

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Gary Sheffield and Luis Castillo each had three hits and two RBI Tuesday and the New York Mets had eight runs in the fourth inning of a 9-4 win over Atlanta.

MLB: San Francisco 10, New York Mets 1

NEW YORK, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Aaron Rowand was 4-for-5 with a solo home run, two RBI and two runs scored Monday to pace the San Francisco to a 10-1 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: San Francisco 5, NY Mets 4 (10 inn.)

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Bengie Molina hit a home run in the 10th inning Saturday to hand the San Francisco Giants a 5-4 victory over the New York Mets.

MLB: New York Mets 9, Cincinnati 7

FLUSHING, N.Y., July 12 (UPI) -- Gary Sheffield drove in three runs, and Brian Schneider and Fernando Tatis hit solo homers Sunday in the New York Mets' 9-7 win over the Cincinnati Reds.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 2, Florida 1 (11 innings)

NEW YORK, May 29 (UPI) -- Omir Santos hit a homer in the fifth and drove in the game-winner with a single in the 11th Friday, giving the New York Mets a 2-1 victory over Florida.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 6, Washington 1

NEW YORK, May 26 (UPI) -- Gary Sheffield hit a three-run homer for the second straight game Tuesday to lead the New York Mets to a 6-1 win over the Washington Nationals.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 5, Washington 2

NEW YORK, May 25 (UPI) -- Gary Sheffield hit a three-run homer Monday to power the New York Mets to a 5-2 victory over the Washington Nationals.

MLB: Boston 12, New York Mets 5

BOSTON, May 24 (UPI) -- Kevin Youkilis and Mike Lowell each slammed a three-run home run Sunday, powering the Boston Red Sox to a 12-5 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: NY Mets 8, San Francisco 6

SAN FRANCISCO, May 16 (UPI) -- Gary Sheffield scored the go-ahead run in the ninth inning Friday and the New York Mets overcame a four-run deficit to defeat San Francisco 8-6.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 10, Pittsburgh 1

NEW YORK, May 9 (UPI) -- Jose Reyes had three hits and three RBI Saturday to propel the New York Mets to a 10-1 rout of Pittsburgh.

MLB: Florida 7, N.Y. Mets 4

NEW YORK, April 28 (UPI) -- Jorge Cantu hit two home runs, one a three-run blow, to carry the Florida Marlins to a 7-4 victory over the New York Mets.

MLB: New York Mets 5, Milwaukee 4

NEW YORK, April 17 (UPI) -- Gary Sheffield hit his 500th career homer Friday and Luis Castillo won it with a ninth-inning single, giving the New York Mets a 5-4 decision over Milwaukee.

Mets sign slugger Gary Sheffield

NEW YORK, April 3 (UPI) -- The New York Mets signed outfielder Gary Sheffield Friday, three days after his surprise release by the Detroit Tigers.
Tigers release Gary Sheffield

Tigers release Gary Sheffield

LAKELAND, Fla., March 31 (UPI) -- Outfielder Gary Sheffield, a nine-time All-Star who has 499 career home runs, was released Tuesday by the Detroit Tigers.

MLB: Detroit 6, Tampa Bay 4

DETROIT, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Gary Sheffield's two homers lifted Detroit to a 6-4 win over Tampa Bay Friday that only temporarily prevented the Rays from winning their first division title.
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Gary Sheffield
Gary Sheffield signs copies of his new book "Inside Power" at Barnes & Noble in New York on April 3, 2007. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)

Gary Antonian Sheffield (born November 18, 1968, in Tampa, Florida) is a Major League Baseball outfielder for the New York Mets. He has played for eight major league ball clubs, primarily as an outfielder and designated hitter.

For most of his career, Sheffield has played right field, though he has also played left field, third base, shortstop, and a handful of games at first base. He previously played for the Milwaukee Brewers, San Diego Padres, Florida Marlins, Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers, and now plays for the New York Mets. Sheffield was a first-round pick of the Brewers, who selected him sixth overall in the 1986 amateur draft after a standout prep career at Hillsborough High School in Tampa. He bats and throws right-handed.

At the start of the 2009 season, Sheffield ranked third among all active players in runs (1,592), third in walks (1,435), fourth in RBIs (1,633) and hits (2,615) and sixth in home runs (499) and hit by pitches (133). Sheffield hit his 500th home run on April 17, 2009.

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