BROOKLYN, NY - By all accounts, Eudy Pina was having a stellar season for the Brooklyn Cyclones. The…
Pina Getting After It
In 2008, the Mets signed Pina as an International Free Agent. In 2009 and 2010, he played for the DSL Mets. Pina continued his minor league success with the GCL Mets where he had two home runs, 16 RBIs, and a batting average of .223. Currently, he has a batting average of .264 and starts in right field for the Brooklyn Cyclones. In the 2010 season with the DSL Mets, Pina received the Mets Sterling Award—other 2010 recipients, who are now Mets players and notable Brooklyn Cyclones alumni, were Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Dillon Gee, and Lucas Duda. "Getting the Sterling Award was definitely a confidence booster," Pina said. "That's what I work for, to get accomplishments like that. It felt really good to be acknowledged for my hard work." During the offseason, Pina injured his hand and couldn't participate in Spring Training for a month's time. This setback only made him work harder. After having lost a large amount of time not being able to practicing with his fellow teammates, he...
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