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Holden Isn't Your Average Joe

Holden is riding a 10-game hit streak

It's been a whirlwind year for Joe Holden, whose meteoric rise through the Met organization has been halted by a demotion and a sluggish start since his return to Brooklyn. But Holden has rebounded and is looking to find the form that made him the Sterling Award winner with the Cyclones in 2005.

Holden was having success in Class-A Hagerstown. The lefty hitting outfielder was batting .300 with six home runs, 12 stolen bases and 25 RBIs with the Suns and building on last season with the Cyclones last year, hitting .291 with 22 steals and 15 RBIs. The Wantagh, Long Island native and 21st round selection of the Mets in the 2005 amateur draft thought he had last seen the confines of...

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