WATCH: Moments From Not So Popular Mets
We have seen plenty of highlights of our favorite Mets players throughout the years. How many times can we watch highlights of Orosco closing out game 7 in 1986 or Pete Alonso setting the record for homeruns by a rookie? I figured why not relive some cool moments from some “not so popular” Mets.
Remember when the Mets acquired Jose Bautista just a few years ago? If not, I’m not surprised since he didn’t put up the numbers you would have liked to see from the slugger. He batted just 2.04 with 9 home runs and 37 RBI’s. Even though his numbers weren’t great, it was still funny to see him stick it the Rays after they intentional walked Brandon Nimmo to load the bases in 2018.
Shawn Estes didn’t have a long career with the New York Mets since he was only on the club in 2002. He pitched to a 4.55 ERA with a 4-9 record. But when you’re a pitcher who hits a home run off Roger Clemons, you deserve some recognition.
Ugh, what a failed experiment Kaz Matsui was for the Mets. With so much hype around him signing with the team, he failed to live up his name. Sad to know the only thing exciting about his Mets career was the first pitch he ever saw with the team.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis was never a house hold name and it’s probably because you don’t know how to spell or even pronounce it. But he did have a memorable day at Citi Field just a few years ago by setting a Mets record.