Catching Up With the Newbies
In case you were wondering what the draftees from 2004 were doing, wonder no more.
The first # before the players name is their draft #.
74 GABRIEL HERNANDEZ RHP
Gabriel Hernadez is the Mets highest draft pick off 2004 to lace them up for the organization. So far so good. He is 1 - 1 with a 1.17 ERA and 23 IP with 24 K's to only 4 BBs. His whip is .83 and his BAA is .188 as he is pitching for Gulf Coast Mets.
104 AARON HATHAWAY C
Aaron is currently playing for the Brooklyn Cyclones and is struggling a bit with bat. He is hitting .191 with no homers and eight RBIs in 20 games. Hitting was never his strong point, but he is widely regarded as having the best arm in the Mets minor league system and one of the best arms at the catching position in the minor overall. He is defensive minded player to say the least.
134 NICHOLAS EVANS 3B
Nick is currently playing for the GCL Mets. He is batting .257 but has show some power hitting five homeruns in 101 at bats. He is currently leading the team in TB and RBIs
164 RYAN COULTAS SS
Ryan is currently a member of the Brooklyn Cyclones team. He is batting .268 and has not hit any homeruns. The major strength of his game is defense.
194 SCOTT HYDE RHP
Scott has pitched two games for the Brooklyn Cyclones and has 2.25 ERA in eight innings. He has a .192 BAA and a 1.13 WHIP in his small body of work
284 BRAHIAM MALDONADO OF
Brahiam is batting .238 with no homeruns and six RBIs for the GCL Mets.
344 JEFFREY LANDING RHP
Jeff's pro-career is off to a rocky start. He is 0 - 3 with a 9.95 ERA in eight games with the Cyclones. Opponents are tagging him to the tune of a .361 BAA and he as a .205 WHIP.
464 PARRIS AUSTIN OF
Parris is playing for the GCL Mets. He is batting .250 with no homers and eight RBIs in 28 games.
524 KYLE BROWN OF
Kyle did not get to show too much, he got injured after only five game of pro ball. He was batting .167 in six at-bats and one RBI before he was injured.
554 JAMES BURT 1B
Jim is struggling for the Brooklyn Cyclones. He is batting .204 with no homers and five RIBS in 49 at-bats.
584 SEAN HENRY SS
Sean is holding his own on the GCL Mets squad. He is batting .273 with a very nice .375 OBP%. He was walked 16 times vs. 20 K's. He is fourth on the GCL Mets in RBIs.
644 CALEB STEWART OF
Caleb Stewart has the distinction of being the only 2004 draftee above short season ball. He did not do much in his short stint with the Cyclones, but was promoted after nine games. He is doing fairly well at Cap City hitting .316 with a .426 OBP and has two homers and four RBIs in 38 at-bats. He has also double the amount of walks than he has K's.
674 MICHAEL DEVANEY RHP
Michael is on the Cyclone roster. He is doing pretty well with a 2.96 ERA in 7 games started. He has some control issues as he has walked 21 batters in 27.1 innings contributing to his 1.61 WHIP.
704 BRYAN ZECH 2B
Bryan has played 21 games for the Cyclones. He is batting .143 with five RBI's and one extra base hit in 63 at-bats.
734 JONATHAN CASTILLO RHP
Jonathan is pitching for the GCL squad. He is 1-1 with a 5.66 ERA in six games (four games started). He has exhibited good control in only walking four batters to sixteen strikeouts. His WHIP is a respectable 1.26 while holding opponents to a .262 BAA.
764 RAFAEL ARROYO C
Rafael is playing for the K-Mets. He is batting .234 with one homerun and five RBIs. He is the only Mets 2004 draftee playing for the K-Mets.
794 BRYANT SUGGS OF
Bryant is on the GCL Mets. He is batting .250 with no homeruns and three RBIs
824 ARMAND GAERLAN SS
Armand is off to a good start for the GCL Mets. He is batting .311 and has an OBP of .446. He has registered more walks than K's. He has no homeruns and seven RBIs.
854 MICHAEL SWINDELL RHP
Michael has played for both the K-Mets and the Cyclones. He had a 1.35 ERA in 6.2 innings before being promoted to the Cyclones. He is currently 2-0 in five games (four started) with a 2.95 ERA.
884 BLAKE EAGER RHP
Blake is playing for GCL Mets. He is 2-2 with a 3.28 ERA and .231 BAA to go along with 1.09 WHIP.