Rick Ankiel on May 21, 2013

Richard Alexander Ankiel (born July 19, 1979) is a Major League Baseball outfielder who is a free agent.


Age: 33 (born July 19,1979)
Position: Outfielder
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Number: 16
Acquired: Free Agent Signing
Contract: 1 year

Ankiel signed a 1 year contract with the Mets on May 13 and started for the Mets later that night. On May 15 he hit his first homerun as a Met. He was DFA'd on June 9 as Kirk Nieuwenhuis took his spot on the roster. Ankiel became a free agent on June 13 after struggling since joining the Mets.

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