Kirk Nieuwenhuis #9 - OF

NY Mets

  • Age: 27
  • DOB: 1987/08/07
  • POB: Santa Monica, CA
  • Height: 6-3 Weight: 225lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
  • MLB Seasons: 2
  • Drafted by NY Mets in 2008 (3rd round).
  • Current Status: On roster
Year to date5810416261213151638401.250.344.471.815
On Pace641151829131317184240-.250.344.471.815

Scouting Report

AssetsHas good athleticism. Can play all three outfield positions and has pretty good power. Defensively, he is pretty good and has a good throwing arm.
FlawsNeeds to put it all together, especially in terms of his game-to-game consistency, to make an impact in the bigs. Strikes out a bit too much, too.
Career potentialAthletic outfielder with a little upside.

Honours and Awards

2009Florida State League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/08/22Missed 2 games (stiff neck).
2014/08/19Stiff neck, day-to-day.
2014/08/04Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA).
2014/07/24Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA).
2014/06/18Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA).
2014/05/01Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA).
2014/04/15Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA).
2014/03/24Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA).
2014/03/03Re-signed by the New York Mets to a one-year contract.
2013/07/27Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA).
2013/06/08Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA).
2013/04/23Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA).
2013/03/03Re-signed by the New York Mets to a one-year contract.
2012/07/29Optioned to Buffalo (AAA).
2012/07/05Missed 2 games (bruised right hand).
2012/07/03Bruised right hand, day-to-day.
2012/04/06Recalled from Buffalo (AAA).
2012/03/15Optioned to Buffalo (AAA).
2012/03/04Re-signed by the New York Mets to a one-year contract.
2011/11/18Contract purchased from Buffalo (AAA).
2011/03/11Assigned by the New York Mets to their minor league camp.


Career Stats

2014NY MetsNL5810416261213151638401.250.344.471.815
2014Las VegasAAA5721134561331132155633-.265.319.512.831
2013NY MetsNL47951018313141232201.189.278.337.615
2013Las VegasAAA74282607015214374078621.248.345.465.810
2012NY MetsNL9128240711217282598444.252.315.376.691
2009St. LucieA123482911323551671531181642.274.357.467.824


GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage

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