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Josh Satin | First Baseman

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (31) / 12/23/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 216
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Josh Satin announced Thursday that he has decided to retire from baseball.
The 31-year-old is hanging up his cleats after nine seasons in professional baseball. He hit .243 with three homers and 22 RBI over 116 major league appearances, all with the Mets. Satin hit .182 in 44 at-bats for Triple-A El Paso this year before calling it quits. Jun 9 - 6:52 PM

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Padres signed 1B Josh Satin to a minor league contract.

The 31-year-old was released by the Reds in August of last season. He's a career .243/.346/.351 hitter with three homers and 22 RBI over 292 plate appearances at the major league level. He'll function as depth for the Padres at Triple-A.
Mar 12 - 8:14 AM

Josh Satin homered and drove home four runs on Sunday, powering the Reds to a 4-3 victory in Cactus League play.

Satin belted a three-run homer off Brock Huntzinger to get the Reds on the board in the eighth inning, then plated the winning run with an RBI single in the ninth. Even with the 2-for-2 effort though, he's hitting a disappointing .192/.250/.346 on the spring and is on the outside looking in for a bench spot on the Opening Day roster.
Sun, Mar 22, 2015 07:49:00 PM

Reds signed INF Josh Satin to a minor league contract.

The deal is expected to include an invitation to major league spring training. The 29-year-old struggled mightily in his 25 games with the Mets in 2014, slashing a mere .086/.143/.399 with a 14/6 K/BB ratio in 35 at-bats. He'll have a chance to compete for a reserve role on the Reds bench.
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 09:46:00 AM

Mets sent INF Josh Satin outright to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Satin was decent for the Mets as a part-time player in 2013, but he managed just three hits in 35 at-bats for the big club this season.
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 04:25:00 PM

Mets recalled INF Josh Satin from Triple-A Las Vegas.

Satin struggled in his cup of coffee with the Mets earlier in the season, but hit .289/.386/.439 with nine homers and 49 RBI over 100 games for Las Vegas. He'll function as bench depth and a right-handed bat off the bench for the final month of the season.
Sun, Aug 31, 2014 05:19:00 PM

Mets optioned INF Josh Satin to Triple-A Las Vegas.

The move doesn't come as a major surprise, as Satin was hitting a brutal .107/.265/.179 through 28 at-bats with the team. He'll continue to serve as additional depth in the minor leagues.
Sat, May 10, 2014 02:25:00 PM

Josh Satin's early season struggles continued in Friday's loss to the Phillies, going 0-for-5 with a pair of strikeouts.

He has been absolutely abysmal at the plate to this point in the season, slashing an anemic .107/.265/.179 through his first 28 at-bats. Unless he starts to turn things around soon, he could be out of a job.
Fri, May 9, 2014 11:59:00 PM

Josh Satin delivered a walk-off two-run single to cap a four-run ninth inning for the Mets, as they rallied to beat the Giants 5-4 on Wednesday.

Satin had already tallied a sacrifice fly earlier in the game, and his bases-loaded single off Giants closer Sergio Romo gave the Mets the win. The runs batted in were his first since August 21. In 176 at-bats this year, the 28-year-old is batting .284/.380/.398.
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 10:41:00 PM

Josh Satin doubled twice Monday in the Mets' loss to the Braves at Atlanta's Turner Field.

Satin is now batting .297 with an .841 OPS in 55 games this season for New York. He should continue to get regular playing time against lefties down the stretch.
Mon, Sep 2, 2013 04:58:00 PM

Josh Satin went 2-for-4 and hit his second homer Wednesday against the Braves.

With a .303 average and 24 walks in 122 at-bats, Satin has been a big asset at the plate so far. Still, he doesn't have the power one wants from a third baseman and he's not an asset defensively anywhere else. He'll continue to start mostly against lefties for now.
Wed, Aug 21, 2013 04:36:00 PM

Josh Satin is expected to start at third base in Wednesday's game against the Dodgers.

With Wilmer Flores sidelined, the Mets will go with Satin at third base over Justin Turner. Ike Davis will make his first start against a left-hander since returning from his demotion to the minors.
Wed, Aug 14, 2013 09:34:00 AM

Josh Satin went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles, a steal, an RBI and a run scored in Sunday's victory against the Brewers.

The steal was his first of the season. Satin has produced a huge -- and unsustainable -- .382/.485/.600 line with a homer and eight RBI over 55 at-bats. Mets manager Terry Collins said Friday that Satin could get some playing time in the outfield in addition to his work at first base, which is great news with Ike Davis back from the minors. Satin is currently working on an 11-game hitting streak.
Sun, Jul 7, 2013 07:18:00 PM

Mets manager Terry Collins said Friday that Josh Satin could get some playing time in the outfield.

Satin has been playing first base in recent days, but there won't be many at-bats for him there now that Ike Davis is back from the minors. The 28-year-old has only made one appearance in the outfield during his pro career, but the Mets are willing to consider all options. At the very least, Satin could spell Davis at first base against tougher left-handed starters.
Fri, Jul 5, 2013 05:16:00 PM

Josh Satin went 3-for-6 with a couple of doubles and a walk versus the Diamondbacks on Monday.

It's only a matter of time until the Mets bring back Ike Davis, and it will be interesting to see what happens to Satin when they make the move. Satin has experience in the outfield corners, but he's not an asset out there. Still, if he keeps hitting, the Mets will have to find room for him. He's working on a seven-game hitting streak, and he's batting .395 with nine walks in 38 at-bats overall for the Mets.
Tue, Jul 2, 2013 12:31:00 AM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Derek Norris
2Christian Bethancourt
1B1Wil Myers
2B1Cory Spangenberg
2Jemile Weeks
3Adam Rosales
SS1Alexei Ramirez
3B1Yangervis Solarte
2Brett Wallace
3Alexi Amarista
4Ryan Schimpf
LF1Melvin Upton
CF1Jon Jay
2Travis Jankowski
RF1Matt Kemp
2Alex Dickerson
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Tyson Ross
2Andrew Cashner
3Drew Pomeranz
4Cesar Vargas
5Christian Friedrich
6Colin Rea
7Erik Johnson
8Luis Perdomo
9Robbie Erlin
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Ryan Buchter
2Brandon Maurer
3Matt Thornton
4Brad Hand
5Jon Edwards
6Carlos Villanueva
7Kevin Quackenbush
8Paul Clemens
9Buddy Baumann