Last name is pronounced BAIT-ee... Enters the 2022 season as the No. 2 prospect in the organization and the No. 39 prospect in the majors overall (No. 4 third baseman) according to Baseball America...According to MLB Pipeline, he is the Mets' second-best prospect and the No. 45 prospect in the majors... Favorite baseball movie is Field of Dreams... His secret talent is juggling... Grew up watching the Texas Rangers...His favorite player to watch was Adrián Beltré... Named to 2021 Arizona Fall League All-Star Game.
Split his second professional season between High-A Brooklyn and Double-A Binghamton...Was selected to the 2021 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game in Denver, Colorado where he went 0-1...Slashed .309/.397/.514 with 14 doubles, seven homers and 34 RBI in 51 games for Brooklyn...Slashed .272/.364/.424 with eight doubles, five homers and 22 RBI in 40 games for Binghamton after he was promoted on July 13...Played for Salt River in the Arizona Fall League... Named Arizona Fall League Player of the Week for the first week of the AFL Season...Named to the AFL Fall Stars Game...Slashed .292/.373/.404 with five doubles, one triple, one homer and 15 RBI in 25 games in the AFL.
Spent part of the season at the New York Mets Alternate Training Site in Brooklyn, NY...Said it was "an awesome advantage" to be able to have a place to play and train after the season was cancelled.
Split his first professional season between three teams, Rookie-Level GCL Mets, Rookie-Level Kingsport and Class-A Brooklyn...Combined to hit.234/.368/.452 with 37 runs, 16 doubles, two triples, seven home runs, 33 RBI and 35 walks in 51 games...Was a member of the Cyclones' playoff push and helped the team win the New York Penn League Championship.