Sources: Zach Lutz headed to Japan

Zach Lutz

Zach Lutz

#0 3B
Las Vegas (AAA)

2014 STATS

  • GM59
  • HR7

  • RBI37

  • R39

  • OBP.386

  • AVG.291

NEW YORK -- Zach Lutz is headed to Japan to play for the Rakuten Eagles, a sources told ESPNNewYork.com.

The 28-year-old third baseman was hitting .291 with seven homers and 37 RBIs in 227 at-bats with Triple-A Las Vegas this season.

He appeared in 22 games for the Mets in 2012 and '13, producing a combined .226 average and two RBIs in 31 at-bats.