Nick Evans Promoted to Bisons

Jacobs traded by Mets to Toronto

Evans hit 30 doubles and 17 home runs in Binghamton this year.

By Buffalo Bisons | July 30, 2010 9:51 AM ET

The Buffalo Bisons today announced that INF NICK EVANS has been promoted to the team from Double-A Binghamton. Evans will take the place of INF MIKE JACOBS, who was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays organization today for a player to be named later.

Evans, 24, has spent the majority of the 2010 season with Binghamton and has hit .294 (102-347) with 30 doubles, 17 home runs and 55RBI in 88 games. He ranks T4th in the Eastern League in home runs and doubles, T2nd in extra-base hits (47) and 4th in slugging percentage (.527). Evans was also promoted to New York from July 9-16 and went 0-2 in two pinch hit opportunities.

Last season, Evans hit .211 (50-237) in 66 games with the Bisons and led the club with 10 home runs.

Jacobs has hit .260 (88-339) with 23 doubles, three triples, 15 home runs and 57RBI in 86 games with the Bisons. His home run and RBI total both rank second on the club.

-the herd-

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