Originally posted on MetsMinor.net  |  Last updated 8/19/13
Congratulations to the Las Vegas 51’s outfielder Eric Campbell for being awarded with the MMN Player of the Week honors. Eric had a very good week at the plate and helped his team to stay in contention. Wow, this was a very tough week to pick a deserving player. There must be close to six other players who had similar or better weeks, if you want to compare numbers. But Eric’s week stood out for a few reasons as he helped his team to a 5-2 week.  Eric batted .416 (10 for 24), three runs scored, four doubles, five RBIs and six walks. He had 10 hits in five straight games from Monday through Thursday of last week and four of those games were multi-hit games. His ability to get on base and draw in runs for the past week helped the 51’s, who are 70-57 to stay within a game of the lead in their division. Eric was drafted by the Mets in the eighth round of the 2008 MLB June Amateur draft out of Boston College. He played in college for two seasons before being drafted by the Mets. At Bosto...
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