Does Aubrey Huff Make Sense for the New Mets?

Posted: 26th October 2009 by Phil Hoops in MLB
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With the news coming out over the weekend that the Detroit Tigers do not intend on bringing back slugger, Aubrey Huff , next season; the Mets now have another potential candidate to play first base next season. The soon-to-be 33 year-old first base seems like a perfect fit to bridge the gap between the incumbent, Daniel Murphy , and the youngster, Ike Davis . Last season, Huff was rumored to be linked to the Mets a number of times; however, once the team fell out of contention, he was shipped to Detroit. Upon joining the Tigers midseason, HuffÆs numbers took a nose dive. In 106 at-bats, Huff hit only two home runs and compiled a .186 batting average. By the seasonÆs end, HuffÆs final line consisted of a .241 average, 15 home runs, and 85 RBI. The most significant drop in production ...

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