The hot-hitting Allan Dykstra, who received a little nod in a Prospect Spotlight yesterday, is also our MMN Player of the Week!
Dykstra had a nice fling with the longball last week, slamming three homers to lead all Mets organizational players.
His overall line on the week was .588/.696/1.118, as he supplemented his hot hitting with six walks at the plate.
He drove in eight runs as well. Dykstra, and to this point in June, owns a .412/.553/.824 line and is striking fear into the hearts of any opposing pitching.
Here’s what Matt M. had to say about Dykstra yesterday…
It’s fun to watch him starting to mesh his physical ability with the wisdom he’s gained since being drafted in 2008. Those two things coming together are bringing some major results on the field for a career year. Here’s how he stacks up against some of his fellow Eastern League counterparts:
.318 batting average (5th)
.585 slug% (2nd)
.470 on-base% (.470)
42 RBIs (7th)
48 walks (1st)
1.055 OPS (1st)
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