Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/21/13
The Player of the Year in the Florida State League for 2013 was just announced and St. Lucie Mets slugger Dustin Lawley got the nod with a spectacular season leading the FSL with 25 home runs 90 RBIs. He is coming off a hot week where he went 8-for-18 with one home run, two doubles and six RBIs as he looks to close out the 2013 with a flourish Last week, in our Boom or Bust feature, John Bernhardt and Bill Passonno had the following to say about Lawley: John Bernhardt: A promising long ball threat, Dustin Lawley has hit double digit home runs in each of his first three professional seasons. The Port St. Lucie left fielder has been blistering hot since the Florida State All-Star game, a recent FSL Player of the Week and the league leader in home runs and RBIs. Like most young power hitters, Lawley’s batting average is a bit lower than we might like and his strikeout percentage perhaps a bit higher than is customary. Even so, Lawley’s outfield play has been surprisingly good and his p...
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