Joshua (Josh) Blake Satin graduated from Harvard-Westlake High School (CA). Graduated from the University of California-Berkley with a degree in Political Science. Played baseball all four years and was an All-American and All-Pac 10 as a freshman and senior. As part of his honeymoon this off-season, rode elephants in Thailand with his wife, Allyson.
Began the year with Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League before the Mets selected his contract on June 11. Among rookies with at least 175 at-bats, had the second highest onbase percentage (.376) in the majors...Only Los Angeles' Yasiel Puig was better (.391)...Also was tied for ninth among NL rookies with 30 walks. Reached safely in 29 consecutive starts to tie the longest such steak by a Mets rookie (Steve Henderson, 1977)...They were Satin's first 29 starts of the season...Hit .293 (46-157) with a .395 on-base percentage in 42 starts. Had a career-best three hits four different times, last on August 31 at Washington. Struck out as a pinch-hitter in his Mets season debut, June 12 vs. St. Louis...Picked up his first hit of the season on June 18 at Atlanta...Also scored twice and walked twice. Reached in six consecutive plate appearances (three hits, three walks), June 18-June 22. Hit in a career-best 11 straight games (18-44, .409), June 25-July 7, and reached base safely in 16 consecutive games, June 18-July 7. Walked a career-best three times, July 9 at San Francisco. Hit his first major league home run, July 3 vs. Arizona (off Randall Delgado). Collected his first game-ending hit, September 18 vs. San Francisco...Singled home two against Sergio Romo in the bottom of the ninth to give the Mets a 5-4 win. Hit his first career pinch-hit home run, September 26 vs. Milwaukee (off Jim Henderson). Hit .305 (67-220) with nine home runs and 32 RBI in 59 games at Triple-A.
Appeared in one game for the Mets...Struck out as a pinch-hitter on June
5 at Washington...Recalled on June 3 from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League...Sent
back to Buffalo on June 8...For Buffalo, hit .333 (27-81) in 23 June games...Collected five home runs in 25 July contests...Hit .284 (80-282) before the International League All-Star Game and .289
(46-159) after the contest...Had 30, two-hit games, two, three-hit games, and three, four-hit games...The
four-hit games came on April 25 at Lehigh Valley, June 25 at Durham and
August 3 vs. Syracuse...Collected two home runs and knocked in four runs vs. Durham on June
25...Also had four RBI vs. Syracuse on August 3...Hit a home run in each of
his three, four-hit games (four total)...Had a season-long 11-game hitting streak from July 31-August 12...Hit .450
(18-40) with three home runs and 12 RBI during his run.
Earned Sterling Organizational Player of the Year honors, emblematic of the top minor league player in the Mets
system...Named to the Topps' Double-A All-Star team...Named to the Eastern League mid-season and postseason All-Star
teams...Led the EL in on-base percentage (.423) and finished fourth
with a .325 average...Split the minor league season between Binghamton (AA) of the
Eastern League and Buffalo (AAA) of the International League before
the Mets selected his contract on September 1...Finished the season as the third-best hitter in the Mets minor league
system...Hit a combined .323 (156-483) in 132 games...Made his major league debut on September 4 at Washington...Collected his first major league hit in his first career at-bat, a single
off Livan Hernandez...Also scored his first run in the game...Picked up his first two RBI on September 21 at St. Louis...Doubled
in the game for his first career extra-base hit...Started the season with Binghamton, hitting .325 (110-338) with 11
home runs and 60 RBI in 94 games...Promoted to Buffalo where he hit .312 (44-141) with one home run
and 16 RBI...Hit for the cycle on June 24 vs. Bowie...Reached base safely in his final 45 games with the BMets.
Split the season between Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League
and St. Lucie (A) of the Florida State League...Combined to hit .311 (154-495) between the two levels, the thirdbest
average in the Mets minor league system...Finished with 12
home runs and 74 RBI in 137 games...Named to the Florida State League All-Star Game, where he started
at second base for the Southern Division...Won the MVP award for
the game, going 3-5 with a run scored, a home run and three
RBI...Tied the game with a two-run shot in the eighth and drove in
the eventual game-winning run with an RBI single in the 10th inning...Made his Double-A debut on June 15...Was 3-5 in his second game
at Double-A on June 16.
Spent the majority of the season with Savannah (A) of the South Atlantic League before a late-season promotion to St.
Lucie (A) of the Florida State League...Named to the South Atlantic All-Star Game, where he started at second base...Finished with 40 doubles combined between the two levels.
Made his professional debut with Brooklyn (A) of the New York-Penn League...Also played three games for Kingsport
(R) of the Appalachian League.