WATCH: Mets prospect Brett Baty homers vs. Braves in first big-league at-bat

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New York Mets debutante 3rd baseman Brett Baty on Wednesday night signed up with uncommon business – those who have actually homered in their very first at-bat as a significant leaguer. 

In a crucial match in between 2 National League East powers (NYM-ATL GameTracker), Baty in the top of the 2nd introduced a two-run homer off a Jake Odorizzi curveball that offered the Mets a 4-0 lead over the Atlanta Braves and offered Baty a profession OPS of 5.000. Here’s an appearance: 

That one left the bat at 98.5 miles per hour and took a trip 377 feet into the (rural) Atlanta night. Best of all, Baty’s household was on hand to witness his ideal very first journey to the plate as a huge leaguer: 

The homer likewise made Baty among the couple of Mets ever to go deep in his very first AB: 

The Mets phoned the extremely concerned Baty on Wednesday mainly since they have actually had a hard time to get constant production from 3rd base this season. Baty definitely appears efficient in enhancing that specific scenario. The 22-year-old Baty, who was the No. 12 general choice in 2019, has actually excelled this season even previously striking that extraordinary homer above. In 95 video games at the Double- and Triple-A levels in 2022, he set up a slash line of .315/.410/.533 with 19 crowning achievement and 22 doubles in 420 plate looks. He’s been a main 3rd baseman this season, and he’s likewise seen time in left field. Coming into this season, our own R.J. Anderson ranked Baty as the No. 14 general possibility in baseball.

The Mets entered into Wednesday night’s video game having actually lost the very first video games of the four-game set versus the Braves however still holding a 3 1/2 video game lead in the NL East. 



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