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|Age: 24 (born August 7, 1987)|
|Position: Center Field|
|Bats: Left Throws: Right|
|Acquired: Amateur draft|
|Contract: Major League Minimum|
Kirk Nieuwenhuis is an outfielder for the Mets. He joined the team at the beginning of the 2012 season. Nieuwenhuis had played four seasons in the Mets’ minor league system.
In ’12, Nieuwenhuis came to the Mets during the season’s first week. He got a pair of singles for his first major league hits in a 4-2 Mets victory over the Braves at Citi Field on April 7. Kirk hit his first home run as a major leaguer in the Mets’ 4-3 win over the Nationals on April 9 at Citi Field.