Date of Birth: 06/03/1986
Height: 6' 1" Weight: 220 lbs
Resides: Barto, PA
Lutz enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and first in the Atlantic League. The Major Leaguer spent two years at the game’s highest level with the New York Mets (2012-13). Over those two seasons, Lutz appeared in 22 games and went 7-31 at the plate with a pair of doubles and two RBI.
The Reading, Pennsylvania native has played exclusively at the Triple-A level domestically over the last four seasons, including a 2013 season with Triple-A Las Vegas in which he hit .293 with 13 home runs and 80 RBI over 111 games.
Lutz also excelled in 2012 with Triple-A Buffalo, where he hit .299 with 10 home runs over 72 games before earning a call-up to the Mets.
Over his career, Lutz has spent the majority of his time defensively at third base, including 27 errorless innings in the majors. He also spent 10 innings in the majors at first base, and has appeared in 75 games at that position over his minor league career.
The fifth-round draft pick from Alvernia University is the school’s all-time leader in batting average (.445) and doubles (51), while ranking second in slugging (.779), third in on-base percentage (.517) and RBI (197), fourth in home runs (32) and fifth in hits (212).
He has hit .282 with 76 home runs and 332 RBI over his 10-year minor league career.
|44||Fox Beyer||First Base Coach|
|11||Cory Domel||Pitching Coach|
|6||Glen Barker||Third Base Coach|