In 71 games for Double-A Binghamton this season, Mets minor league OF Cory Vaughn hit .267 with a .362 OBP, 10 HR, nine doubles, 50 RBI and 78 strike outs in 262 at bats.
Vaughn was drafted in the fourth round of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft. He has almost 1,800 minor league at bats, he’s 24 years old, and reached Double-A for the first time in his career this past season, during which he missed time with an elbow injury.
I no longer view Vaughn as a potential everyday contributor for the Mets. The move to AA really exposed him. His strikeout rate of 26.5% in AA this year was his highest at any minor league stop, while his walk rate of 8.2% was his lowest…