The Mets have parted ways with Kirk Nieuwenhuis, for now, as they designated him for assignment. He was out of options, as were the Mets, with using him and his non-existent ability to make contact off of the bench. 160 more words
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Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis has been designated for assignment by the Mets.
Nieuwenhuis has been a part-time player for the Mets in each of the past four seasons, hitting a combined .230 with 13 homers and a .676 OPS in 226 games while starting in all three outfield spots. 57 more words
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In the ninth inning of the Mets’ 7-4 win over the Phillies on Sunday, LF Kirk Nieuwnehuis made this catch to end the game…
2 – June 20th – Don’t Run on Ozuna – Really, you just don’t. Marcell’s game-saving launch to home plate to throw out Kirk Nieuwenhuis and secure the 3-2 win over the Mets was definitely a SportsCenter Top-10 worthy throw that got more fun to watch over and over again. 74 more words