Ramblings from Henry and Fayette Streets
The Week That Was: June 11th – June 17th
The news from this past week that had the biggest impact on the Binghamton Mets occurred in the transaction column and not the stats column. By weeks end, two of the B-Mets top players had finally found their way to Buffalo and the AAA Bisons. First, it was center fielder Matt den Dekker who led the B-Mets in almost every statistical category for batters. Then, on Sunday, Collin McHugh became the first B-Mets starter to get the call to the Herd (but will more than likely not be the last to make that transition).
It remains to be seen what impact McHugh’s departure will have on the starting rotation for Binghamton, although an argument can be made that Den Dekker no longer appearing in the leadoff spot for the B-Mets will alter the lineup – and specifically run production – for sure. In the first two games without den Dekker in his usual spot, the B-Mets were only able to scratch out one run l...