2008 Kingsport Mets Roster

Appalachian League (AL) - Class: R
Team Record: 34-32
4th in the AL's West Division
Manager: Nick Leyva (0-0), Pedro Lopez (0-0)
Affiliation: New York Mets
Location: Kingsport, Tennessee
Ballpark: Hunter Wright Stadium
Attendance: 38,589, Avg. 1,169 in 33 home dates
2008 Kingsport Mets Statistics

The Kingsport Mets of the Appalachian League ended the 2008 season with a record of 34 wins and 32 losses, fourth in the league's West Division.

The Mets scored 351 runs and gave up 329 runs. Nick Leyva and Pedro Lopez served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Gabriel ZavalaRRMay 14, 19876'4"220Valencia, Carabobo VE
Michael PowersRRApril 7, 19866'3"180St. Clair Shores, MI US
Thomas ParedesRRJune 3, 19886'3"170La Victoria, Santo Domingo DO
Phillips OrtaRRMay 9, 19866'2"175Valencia, Carabobo VE
Michael OlmstedRRMay 2, 19876'6"280Bellflower, CA US
Michael MorasRRSeptember 11, 19856'1"200Orange, CT US
Brandon MooreRRJanuary 24, 19866'3"190Crawfordsville, IN US
Oscar MelendezRRSeptember 15, 19866'0"170Caracas, Distrito Federal VE
Ignacio MedranoRRJuly 17, 19866'2"160Jaibon, DO
Stephen PuhlSRJuly 6, 19846'0"195Houston, TX US
Jorge RodriguezRRMay 10, 19876'3"182Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Zach RosenbaumRRApril 25, 19876'4"190Huntersville, NC US
Pedro ZapataRROctober 3, 19876'4"185Nizao, Peravia DO
Seth WilliamsRRNovember 21, 19856'2"205Hendersonville, NC US
Stefan WelchLRAugust 12, 19886'3"190Adelaide, South Australia AU
Erik TurgeonRRMarch 25, 19876'0"170Palm Harbor, FL US
Kyle SuireSRAugust 22, 19855'11"200Gonzales, LA US
Daniel StegallLRSeptember 24, 19876'3"180Flowood, MS US
John ServidioRRAugust 22, 19856'1"194Port Richey, FL US
Josh SatinRRDecember 23, 19846'2"215Hidden Hills, CA US
Doug McNultyRRFebruary 11, 19856'5"220Homer City, PA US
Collin McHughRRJune 19, 19876'2"190Naperville, IL US
Mark CohoonLLSeptember 15, 19876'2"195Burleson, TX US
Robert CarsonLLJanuary 23, 19896'4"240Hattiesburg, MS US
Ambiorix BurgosRRApril 19, 19846'3"235Nagua, Maria Trinidad Sanchez DO
Jean Luc BlaquiereRRFebruary 27, 19866'0"196Montreal, QC CA
Eric BeaulacRRNovember 13, 19866'5"190Troy, NY US
Raul BatisLLMarch 5, 19896'1"170Mena, DO
Travis BabinRRDecember 2, 19866'1"205Ventura, CA US
Manny AlvarezRRDecember 18, 19855'11"215Caracas, Distrito Federal VE
Rogelio Del CampoLRJuly 25, 19865'11"198San Luis, MX
Dock DoyleLRMarch 24, 19866'0"200Sanford, SC US
Rafael FernandezLLAugust 3, 19886'1"171Tenares, Hermanas Mirabal DO
Patrick MaatRRSeptember 15, 19876'4"250Berkeley Vale, New South Wales AU
Richard LucasRRNovember 2, 19886'1"205Jacksonville, FL US
Guillaume LeducRRJuly 28, 19876'4"192Longueuil, QC CA
Jason LaVorgnaRRMarch 4, 19865'9"190North Haven, CT US
John HoldzkomRROctober 19, 19876'7"225Pasadena, CA US
Junior GuerraRRJanuary 16, 19855'11"215San Felix, Bolivar VE
Justin GarberRRDecember 3, 19846'0"190Elizabethtown, PA US
Wilmer FloresRRAugust 6, 19916'3"205Valencia, Carabobo VE
Imbewer AlvarezRRMay 15, 19866'1"180Valencia, Carabobo VE

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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