Late last night, the New York Mets announced the call up of Eric Campbell to join the Mets. He will be available for Sunday's game between the Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies. Adam Rubin, a Mets beat-reporter for ESPN said that Josh Satin will most likely be demoted to Triple-A, but it is not yet official.
Campbell had very good start to his season with a line of .353/.442/.525 in Triple-A Las Vegas. Campbell definitely deserved the call up, after his impressive Spring Training performance, as well as his start to the season in Triple-A.
Campbell, while he predominately is used as a first baseman, has also had eight games at second base, played all three outfield positions, and had a couple of starts at third.
Early this morning, Terry Collins told reporters he expects Lucas Duda to be unavailable once again on Sunday as he continues to recover from a bad case of food poisoning that required hospitalization on Friday.
This means that Eric Campbell will most likely make his major-league debut against the Phillies tonight at first base.
This is a great start to try and get some hot hitting bats up in the majors, but it will most likely be the first of many as the Mets' offense continues to struggle.
Good Luck Mr. Campbell!