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Scouting Mets' Prospect #41: Jeff Keppinger

Originally drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 4th round of the 2001 MLB Draft out of the University of Georgia, Jeff Keppinger was traded to the Mets as part of the Kris Benson deal. Keppinger has become one of the better contact hitters in the Mets' farm system, the reason he ranks #41 among the Top 50 Mets' prospects. Here's a scouting report on Jeff Keppinger.

Vital Statistics: Name: Jeff Keppinger Position: Second Base DOB: April 21, 1980 Height: 6'0" Weight: 180 Bats: Right Throws: Right The Mets played out the 2005 campaign with a selection of musical chairs at second base, using, in order of games played: Kaz Matsui, Miguel Cairo, Marlon Anderson, Anderson Hernandez, Chris Woodward and Jose Offerman. Left out among the group was a name that... Recommended Stories