Dwight Gooden - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Jan 6, 2000:Signed Dwight Gooden(P) from Cle-A to a minor-league contract
Apr 13, 2000:Sent Dwight Gooden(P) to TB-A for cash

This Date in Astros History

May 6, 1984:Astros club 19-year-old phenom Dwight Gooden with eight runs in the third on their way to a 10-1 drubbing of the Mets. Nolan Ryan, almost twice Gooden's age, scatters six hits for the victory. Ryan contributes a bunt hit over Gooden's head in the rally while Mark Bailey drives home the first and last runs of the frame.
Oct 8, 1986:Mike Scott outduels Dwight Gooden for a 1-0 victory at the Astrodome in Game One of the N.L.C.S. Scott fans 14 Mets on his way to a complete game shutout. Glenn Davis supplies all the offense with a second-inning home run. New York complains about Scott scuffing the ball but the umpires find nothing wrong. The next day, the Mets even the series with a 5-1 decision as Bob Ojeda outduels Nolan Ryan.
Jan 6, 2000:Houston signs veteran pitcher and former Cy Young winner Dwight "Doc" Gooden to a free agent contract. He pitches in the debut of Enron Field but gets into only one game during the regular season before he is sent to Tampa Bay.