Corner Infielder Brian Harrison was picked by the Mets in the 13th round of the 2010 MLB draft, 392nd overall and signed with the team for a reported $125,000. Brian was also a former 29th round selection of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2007 draft.
Brian has spent four seasons thusfar in the Mets organization, reaching as high as the (A+) St. Lucie Mets in 2013. In a combined 262 games to date where he has split time at Third Base and First Base, Brian has a career batting average of .237 with 17 HR and 131 RBI with 224 minor league hits in 946 at bats and a .314 OBP and .354 slugging percentage.
Brian began his professional career in 2010 with the Gulf Coast League Mets (Rookie) in June before progressing to the Brooklyn Cyclones (A-) in July and finishing the season with the Savannah Sand Gnats (A). He played 48 games at the the three levels, hitting a combined .284 with 8 HR and 25 RBI. He had 48 hits with 15 doubles and 2 triples with a .346 OBP and slugged .538.
The 2011 season was spent entirely with the Brooklyn Cyclones, where he appeared in 62 games, batting .230 with 3 HR and 30 RBI and 52 base hits.
Brian played the entire 2012 season with the Savanna Sand Gnats of the South Atlantic League, where he served as the team’s primary first baseman, appearing in 113 games and hit .241 with 5 HR and 61 RBI with 102 base hits to go along with 54 runs scored and 27 doubles.
2013 was an injury filled season for Brian which included two stints on the DL, including a three month span from April 26th to July 28th. He played 39 games with the Gulf Coast League Mets, the Savannah Sand Gnats, and the St. Lucie Mets, batting .163 with 1 HR and 15 RBI with 22 hits in 135 at bats.