Damion Easley

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Damion Easley was an infielder and outfielder for the Mets in 2007 and 2008. He played in 189 games with the team. Easley had 139 hits for 207 total bases as a Met.

Easley came to the Mets as a free agent after fifteen seasons in the major leagues. In ’07, he had a .280 batting average with 10 homers and 26 runs batted in. At Shea Stadium on April 21, Damion hit a home run in the Mets' 7-2 victory over the Braves. He slugged a game-tying homer in the tenth inning in an eventual 2-1 Mets win over the Rockies in 11 on April 24 at Shea. Damion connected for a three-run homer in the ninth inning to put the Mets ahead to stay in a 9-4 triumph over the Diamondbacks at Arizona on May 3. He singled twice, homered and drove in four runs in a 9-1 Mets victory over the Brewers on May 13 at Shea. Easley had a pair of singles and an RBI in a 6-4 Mets win over the Marlins at Florida on May 27. He hit a two-run homer in the Mets’ 5-2 triumph over the Phillies in a doubleheader nightcap at Philadelphia on June 29. Damion had two singles and an inside-the-park two-run homer in a 12-4 Mets win over the Brewers at Milwaukee on August 2. He hit a run-scoring double in the Mets’ 10-8 triumph over the Pirates at Pittsburgh on August 15. Easley also homered in a 6-2 Mets win over the Nationals at Washington on August 17.

Easley appeared in 113 games in ’08. He accumulated 85 hits and 33 runs scored during the season. Damion had a run-scorin single that put the Mets ahead to stay in an 8-2 win over the Phillies at Shea on April 9. On June 3, he had two singles and a three-run double in the Mets’ 9-6 win at San Francisco. Easley homered in the 10th inning to give the Mets a 5-4 victory over the Angels in Anaheim on June 18. He had three singles and two runs scored in the Mets’ 9-4 win at Philadelphia on July 5. Damion singled three times, scored a run and had an RBI in a 6-3 Mets triumph over the Phils at Shea on July 23. At Philadelphia on August 26, he had two singles, a triple, a homer and three runs scored in an 8-7 Mets loss to the Phils. Easley had a double, a triple and a run scored in the Mets' 6-3 win over the Phillies in the second game of a doubleheader at Shea on September 7. He drove in two runs with a double in the Mets’ 10-8 victory over the Nationals on September 9 at Shea. Damion also drew a walk in the ninth inning of the Mets’ 4-2 defeat to the Marlins on September 28, making him the last player ever to get on base at Shea in the final plate appearance of his major league career.