Nicholas R. Evans...Married to Anne...Is a 2004 graduate of St. Mary's High School in Phoenix..Received a full scholarship offer to play baseball at Texas Tech but elected to sign with the Mets.
Hit .267 (121-for-454) with 24 doubles, 19 home runs and 81 RBI in 133 games with Double-A Mobile...Ranked among Southern League leaders in RBI (3rd), home runs (T-5th), OPS (7th, .806), walks (7th, 66), runs scored (7th, 73), total bases (7th, 204) and slugging percentage (10th, .449)...Named to the SL midseason All-Star Team...Earned SL Batter of the Week honors for May 13-20...Was a non-roster invitee to Spring Training with the Dodgers and was released on March 18…signed by Dbacks as a Minor League free agent on March 28.
Appeared in 19 games with Triple-A Indianapolis and batted .197 (14-for-71) with 2 homers and 9 RBI…also
appeared in 2 rehab games with Rookie Gulf Coast League Pirates...Placed on disabled list on May 2 with a broken left hand and missed the remainder of the season.
Split season between the Mets and Triple-A Buffalo...Made 45 appearances (38 starts) at first base, eight appearances (four starts) in right field, two appearances at third base and one appearance in left field during his three different stints with New York...Began season
with Buffalo, where he made 27 appearances (25 starts) in left field, 26 appearances (24 starts) at first base, 10 appearances (nine starts) at third base and five starts in right field...Batted .514 (38-for-74) with 15 RBI during a 19-game hitting streak with Buffalo from 5/12 thru 6/29; capped the streak with a 5-for-5 performance vs. Lehigh Valley on 6/29 (the streak tied Durham's Leslie Anderson for the longest streak in the International League in 2011)...Was selected by New York on 5/18 and went hitless in 12 at bats (eight games) thru 6/8...Was designated for assignment on 6/9 and returned to Buffalo...Hit .500 (29-for-58) with 10 multi-hit games in 15 games with Buffalo during the month of June...Was with Mets again from 7/7-22 and went 4-for-15 in nine games...Snapped a 23 at bat hitless streak with an RBI-single on 7/8 at San Francisco (the streak dated back to 9/28/10)...Connected off Jeremy Affeldt at San Francisco for first career pinch-hit home run on 7/10...Was designated for assignment a third time on 7/22 and went 4-for-24 in seven games with the Bisons before joining the Mets for a final time on 8/5...Hit .366 (15-for-41) with a homer, 10 runs scored and eight RBI in 15 games with the Mets during the month of August; batted .526 (10-for-19) with a home run and five RBI in a five-game stretch from 8/23-29...Knocked in a career-high four runs on 8/24 at Philadelphia...Ended season with a career-best, six-game hitting streak that dated back to 9/24...Produced a .309 (21-for-68) average and hit all four of his big league home runs on the road with the Mets.
Was with the Mets twice during the season; July 9-July 15 and September 4-the end of the year...Made five starts for the Mets, four in leftfield and one in rightfield...Tied a career-high with three hits at Philadelphia on September 26...Also had three hits in his first major league game at Colorado, May 25, 2008...Became the first Mets player to play all three outfield positions since Timo
Perez (September 7, 2003 at Philadelphia) when he accomplished the feat
September 28 vs. Milwaukee...Hit .357 (5-14) as a pinch-hitter...Compiled a .357 (10-28) batting average over his last 15 games...On September 8, his pinch-hit double in the seventh inning scored Josh
Thole with the deciding run in a 3-2 victory at Washington...Had a one-out, pinch-hit single in the 10th inning on September 13 vs.
Pittsburgh to give the Mets a 1-0 triumph...Belted his lone home run of the year, September 14 vs. Pittsburgh (Zach Duke)...Began the year with Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League and joined
Buffalo (AAA) of the International League on July 30...Reached base safely in a Buffalo season's high 23-straight games from August
5-August 28...Hit .315 (28-89) with 12 walks during the streak...Was on base in 34 of the 37 games he played for the Bisons...Went 2-4 with two doubles and four RBI, August 2 vs. Lehigh Valley...Hit three home runs in a four-game span, August 20-August 22...Had 10 games with two hits and three contests with three hits...Named to the Eastern League's mid-season All-Star Game but did not play
because he had been recalled by the Mets...Was selected the EL's Hitter of the Week for the week ending April 18...Collected four hits vs. Portland on April 21 and vs. Akron on June 26...Also
put together 20 games with two hits and six games with three hits.
Began the season with Buffalo (AAA) of the International League after being optioned by the Mets on April 5th...Was recalled from Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League on June 19th...Was
optioned back to Buffalo on July 11th before being recalled for the second time on August 25th and spent the rest of the season with the Mets...Appeared in 30 games, making
14 starts: nine in leftfield and
five at first base...Seven of his 15 hits went for
extra bases (five doubles, one
triple and one home run)...Made his first start of the year
on June 24th...Went 2-3 with a
home run and two RBI as the
Mets defeated St. Louis, 11-0,
at Citi Field...Hit safely in eight of his first 10
games from June 21st-July
4th...Batted .313 (10-32) with
four runs scored, four doubles,
one home run and six RBI over
that span...Hit his first career triple as a
pinch-hitter on October 2nd vs.
Houston...It was the 47th triple
hit by the Mets in 2009 which
tied the franchise record
established in 1978 and
matched in 1996...Finished the season as Buffalo's
leader in home runs, second in
triples and was tied for fifth in
RBI...Hit a walk-off, two-run home
run in the 15th inning of a 4-2 victory over Pawtucket on April 12th...Hit two home runs on April 16th vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and finished the
game 2-5 with four RBI...Was transferred to Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League on May 13th...Hit safely in 19 of his 25 games with the B-Mets...Hit .377 (20-53) over his last
13 games before being promoted to New York...Connected on home runs in consecutive games, August 15th and 16th vs.
Lehigh Valley...Had a 14-game road hitting streak from July 12th-August 6th...Hit .316 (18-57)
over that stretch.
Was recalled from Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League on May 24th...Made his major league debut that day at Colorado and stroked three doubles
to tie a club record...Connected on an RBI double in his first at-bat...Optioned back to Binghamton (AA) on June 5th and recalled for a second
time on July 8th...Slugged his first major league home run on August 31st at Florida off Scott
Olsen to tie the game, 2-2, in the third inning...Made 25 starts in leftfield for the Mets...Had his first major league start at first
base on August 7th vs. San Diego...Collected two outfield assists while playing leftfield at Houston on August 3rd...Named Sterling Organizational Co-Player of the Year with Daniel Murphy...Was named to the Eastern League All-Star team.
Spent the entire season with the St. Lucie (A) Mets of the Florida State League...Equaled his career-high in home runs and established new career highs in batting average and walks.
Spent the season with Hagerstown (A) of the South Atlantic League...Established a career-high in home runs.
Started the season with Kingsport (R) of the Appalachian League...Named the Appalachian League Player of the Week for the week of June 20th-June 26th...Hit .357 (10-28) with five runs scored, two doubles, four home runs and 13 RBI over this stretch...Spent most of the season with Brooklyn (A) of the New York-Penn League.
Made his professional debut for the GC Mets (R) of the Gulf Coast League.