Kirk Nieuwenhuis called up to Mets

NEW YORK – AIA Alaska and Azusa Pacific Alum Kirk Nieuwenhuis has been called up to play centerfield for the New York Mets. Nieuwenhuis, who had a great shot of reaching the big leagues last season before landing on the DL with a torn labrum, hit .298 in limited action in AAA Buffalo on top of slugging six homeruns in 188 at-bats.

To read more about Nieuwenhuis being called up, check out this article from the New York Mets Website.