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Matt Oberste
#7

Position: IF
Date of Birth: 08/09/1991
Height: 6' 2"   Weight: 240 lbs
Bats: R
Throws: R
Resides: Vestal, NY

Biography:
Oberste enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and first in the Atlantic League. He has spent the first six years of his professional career in the New York Mets organization, including two games with the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s earlier this season. After beginning 2018 in Las Vegas, the 26 year-old played in 61 games with the Double-A Binghamton Rumble Ponies. There, Oberste hit six home runs with 20 RBI.
 
The Fort Smith, Arkansas native was originally drafted by the Mets in the seventh round of the 2013 draft from the University of Oklahoma. Oberste set career highs in batting (.301) and RBI (64) in 2015 with the High-A St. Lucie Mets and hit a career-best nine home runs in 2016 in Binghamton. He batted .284 in Binghamton last year with five home runs and 62 RBI over 129 games.
 
Oberste was named a Florida State League Post-Season All-Star in 2015 and an Eastern League Mid-Season All-Star in 2016. He was also selected as the 2016 Eastern League All-Star Game MVP after finishing the game 4-for-5 with a double and four RBI.
 
The first baseman/ third baseman put up big numbers in his two years at Oklahoma. Oberste posted a .373 average with 11 home runs and 60 RBI over 64 games in his junior year and earned All-America honors from the NCBWA (First Team), Baseball America (Second Team) and Collegiate Baseball (Third Team. He was also named to the All Big 12 First Team that year.
 
Oberste has hit .266 with 37 home runs with 271 RBI over his six-year professional career.

Coaches

# Name POS
44 Fox Beyer First Base Coach
29 Brett Jodie Manager
23 Jon Hunton Pitching Coach
6 Glen Barker Third Base Coach
0 Phil Lee Athletic Trainer

Catchers

# Name POS
4 Yovan Gonzalez C
15 Alfonso Reda C

Infielders

# Name POS
1 Justin Trapp IF
2 Scott Kelly IF
5 Mike Fransoso IF
7 Matt Oberste IF
8 Alfredo Rodriguez IF
18 Alex Castellanos IF
19 Jermaine Curtis IF
25 Craig Massey IF

Outfielders

# Name POS
3 Justin Pacchioli OF
11 Ramon Flores OF
17 Danny Dorn OF
47 Endy Chavez OF

Pitchers

# Name POS
10 Mike Antonini P
13 Nate Roe P
14 Aaron Laffey P
16 Logan Kensing P
22 Cory Riordan P
24 Randy McCurry P
24 David Kubiak P
26 Vince Molesky P
31 Kyle Davies P
32 Chase Huchingson P
34 Ryan Kelly P
35 Dustin Molleken P
36 Duane Below P
37 Rick Teasley P
50 Dustin Antolin P