Mets Season in Review: Eric Campbell
By Darren Martino
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When the Mets’ Lucas Duda went down with injury in June, Terry Collins first turned to Eric Campbell in hopes that he could fill in for the slugging lefty. Spoiler alert: he could not.
Campbell was first in-line for the Mets after the Duda and subsequent David Wright June injuries left a gap at both infield corner positions. His use did not end there, however.
Campbell even helped to plug occasional holes in the outfield and 2nd base. In that sense, he was willing to contribute where he could in 2016. The word “contribute” is used loosely in this case.
Let’s look at a bit more at his 2016 season.