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Satin Learning What It Takes

Josh Satin, the Mets' 2008 6th round pick out of Cal-Berkeley, arrived in Brooklyn excited and ready to get his career underway. However, early on, he realized just how many adjustments would need to be made. He knows to succeed at this level, it will take an intelligent balance of understanding what to improve while not diverting from strong parts of his game.

At first glimpse, Josh Satin offers an element at second base that is currently lacking in the Mets' farm system—a true power hitting second baseman. When looking at Satin, it may not be easy to see where the power comes from, but at 6-foot-2 and 200 pounds, the 23-year-old California native packs good pop. In his final year at Berkeley, Satin finished second on his club in home runs (1...

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