Originally posted on Matthew Cerrone's Mets Blog  |  Last updated 10/22/11
In the Venezuelan Winter League, Josh Satin is hitting .217 with one home run and two RBI in 23 at bats so far for Caracas, which is managed by Tim Teufel. In a post to Twitter, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York says Satin has been serving as the team’s designated hitter and has seen time in the outfield so far this winter. Michael Baron: Satin had a very good year in the minors this past season. He appears capable of playing the corner infield positions, but with a healthy David Wright and Ike Davis likely playing 150+ games at those positions next season, he probably wouldn’t get much playing time. I think he can be very valuable and get a lot of at bats at the big league level if he proves he can play the outfield as well, similar to what guys like the Rays’ Ben Zobrist and Sean Rodriguez can do (although it remains to be seen if Satin can be as productive as Zobrist), and obtaining that kind of talent flexibility is part of the strategy I would like Sandy Alderson to employ when it ...
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