Former B-Mets Sluggers Are Ripping Triple-A Pitching
Two sluggers who helped power the Binghamton Mets to the Eastern Division regular season title last year are having excellent starts at the Triple-A level with the Las Vegas 51s. Allan Dykstra and Eric Campbell have been putting up impressive numbers over the course of the first month of the season.
Campbell was named the Pacific Coast League Player of the Week for April 21-27. Over that week he played five different positions. In five games he had 11 hits and batted at a .550 clip. Overall, he is hitting .331 with three home runs and 23 runs batted in stretching over 30 games.
Dykstra was named the Pacific Coast League’s Player of the Week for April 14 – 20. During that stretch he pounded opposing pitchers for two home runs and drove in 10 . Overall, Dykstra has blasted four homers, driven in 26 runs and is batting .329 in 27 games. He was voted the B-Mets Most Valuable Player last season.
Las Vegas has a record of 22-10. The 51s are on top in the PCL Southern Division.