Remembering Jose Lima foxsports Oct 20, 2016 at 5:00p ET Jose Lima Jose Lima died on May 23 after suffering a massive heart attack in Los Angeles. He was 37. Jose Lima, 1972-2010 The Mets were Lima's last MLB team, in 2006, when he made just four starts. Jose LIma 1972-2010 Lima had two tours of duty with the Kansas City Royals, in 2003 and 2005. Jose Lima 1972-2010 Perhaps the highlight of Lima's career came during the 2004 NLDS. With his Dodgers down two games to none to the St. Louis Cardinals and facing elimination, Lima pitched a 5-hit shutout in Game 3. Jose Lima 1972-2010 Lima (second from right, posing for Curt Schilling, left, with Pedro Martinez) was named to the 1999 NL All-Star team. He pitched one scoreless inning in the game at Fenway Park. Jose Lima 1972-2010 Lima played with the Houston Astros from 1997-2001. In 1999 he had a career-high 21 wins and made the NL All-Star team. Jose Lima 1972-2010 Lima began his MLB career with the Detroit Tigers and played for the team from 1994-96 and then again in 2001-02. Jose Lima 1972-2010 After his MLB career, Lima (left) played for the Aguilas Cibaenas in the Dominican Winter Baseball League.