It’s no surprise that as the Mets sit here in July, many new faces have come up and seen time in the big leagues. One of those new faces has come up and taken over at first base. That is none other than Josh Satin.
With Ike Davis finding himself in the minors and Lucas Duda hurt, the Mets turned to a prospect that they liked, but just couldn’t find room for at the big league level. Now Satin is getting his chance to play every day and is making the most of it. But, what does this mean for his future and the Mets’ future? To answer this, a closer look at the numbers is required.
Satin in 2013: 16 Gs/51 PAs/.390 AVG/.510 OBP/.561 SLG
Satin has been able to achieve success here at the big league level this year, so far. But a look at his last full season in Triple A shows that this isn’t something new.
Satin in 2012 (AAA): 131 G’s/527 PA’s/.286 AVG/.391 OBP/.442 SLG
And in a short time down in Las Vegas this year Satin had a .305/.420/491 line in 59 games.
This isn’t new to Satin. ...