Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 7/31/13
It’s been an up-and-down season for 2011 MLB draft first round pick, Brandon Nimmo. His first full season of professional ball came in 2012 with the Brooklyn Cyclones, where he amassed a .248/.372/.406 line with six homers, 20 doubles, and 40 RBIs in 266 at-bats at Coney Island. With another year of experience under his belt, he was primed to take Savannah by storm in Low-A with the Sand Gnats. He did just that in 90 April at-bats, putting together a solid .322/.421/.433 line, including five hits for extra bases (one double, three triples, one home run) and 11 RBIs. Once the calendar flipped to May, things started to go down hill. First, it was the injury bug; then hand and back problems prevented him from getting on the field virtually the entire month, only collecting 16 at-bats. June and July have also given him a tough time, hitting .250 and .222 in those months, respectively. He’s not expected to be a home run threat, but when your on-base percentage is higher than your sluggin...
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