Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 10/23/14
This was an interesting season for the St. Lucie Mets. In the first half they finished in second place, eight games out of first and missed making the playoffs.  In the second half, they fought and nearly pulled off a miracle at the end before running out of time.  It was a very good season for a team with some talented hitters. One of those hitters, outfielder Dustin Lawley, put up impressive numbers.  He was awarded with the 2013 Florida State League Player of the Year honors. Dustin has been consistent with his bat while in pro ball, but in 2013 he was on another planet.  He led the league with 25 home runs and 240 total bases. He was second with 92 RBIs, tied for third with 33 doubles, and placed in the top ten with 69 runs scored and 122 hits. Lawley also posted an .825 OPS and a .512 Slugging Percentage for the season. Since 2011, Lawley has gradually made his way through the Mets farm system. After college, he arrived in Kingsport where he batted .284 with nine home runs and ...
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