Role in 2017
In 2017, his areas for improvement and role will be a moot point as he won’t be on the Mets or any other major-league team.
While “Soup” was never a fan-favorite, both Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson were clearly fans. They seemingly loved his versatility and positive team-player attitude. Most importantly, they probably loved his low cost. When Collins and Alderson filled out their roster for the Wild Card Game against the San Francisco Giants, they included Campbell (and James Loney) over Lucas Duda, to the foul cry by many-a-fan.