Andres Gimenez hit .265 with four homers and 32 RBI in the South Atlantic League in 2017.
The Columbia Police Foundation, who have set a goal to raise at least $20,000, administer Peace of Mind. If you would like to donate separately, you can send donations to: Columbia Police Foundation, Attn: Chief Skip Holbrook, 1 Justice Square, Columbia, SC 29201.
While with High Point, Halbohn, 27, appeared in 15 games with a stellar 1.89 ERA, fanning 16 batters in 19 innings. With Chicago, he filled the closer role position and spun a spectacular 1.98 ERA in 36 games while notching 14 saves. That save total marked his highest in a season since recording 10 saves at Belmont Abbey College, in Belmont, North Carolina, in 2016.
In Columbia, South Carolina, the Columbia Fireflies, the South Atlantic League Single-A affiliate of the New York Mets, are joining forces with Peace of Mind. POM is a program that provides free hotel rooms to Columbia’s front-liners, and its working with the Fireflies to sell a limited edition ‘Wash Your Wings’ t-shirt to help raise funds to house these brave workers while they conduct their Herculean efforts.
The six-foot-three, 210-pounder laced a .395 batting average and had over .536 on-base percentage as junior at Long Island City High School.
Barnes re-joins the Skeeters after appearing in 98 games with the Double-A Binghamton Rumble Ponies, matching his career-high of 12 home runs, originally set with the Skeeters in 2018. Barnes, a Sugar Land, TX, native, also drove in 50 runs along with tallying 17 doubles and 46 walks in 311 at-bats in 96 tilts.
While Alfonzo struggled during the first part of last year, hitting .218 at the all-star break, the 27-year-old turned it on in the second half, batting .282 the rest of the way, despite missing some time in August with an injury.
The private meet-and-greet will go on from 5:30 P.M. until 6:30 p.m., then Baker will throw out the first pitch before returning to the concourse for a general public meet-and-greet from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Adon has 45 minor league career steals in the Mets' system.
Schmidt pitched well in last season, posting a 6-5 record with 3.57 ERA while whiffing 102 batters and only allowing 28 walks in 90.2 innings in 19 games at three minor league stops.