|New York Mets – No. 19|
June 3, 1986 |
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
|April 24, 2012 for the New York Mets|
(through 2012 season)
|Runs batted in||0|
Early life 
Lutz was born on June 3, 1986 in Reading, Pennsylvania. He attended Governor Mifflin Senior High School in Shillington, Pennsylvania, then Alvernia University in Reading, where his father Yogi was the baseball coach. Zach played third base for the Alvernia Crusaders of the Division III Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (now known as the Colonial States Athletic Conference). He earned preseason All-American honors prior to his 2007 junior year.
Professional Career 
In the 2010 baseball season, Lutz played for the Binghamton Mets and Buffalo Bisons, the Mets' Double-A and Triple-A affiliates, despite missing around sixty days due to a stress fracture in his left foot. In 61 games for Binghamton, Lutz hit 17 home runs, finishing with a .967 OPS. At the end of the season, Lutz was promoted to Buffalo where he played five games, finishing with one home run while hitting to a .300 batting average.
On April, 24 2012 Lutz made his major league debut against the Miami Marlins, striking out in his one at-bat. Lutz got his first major league hit on April 27 2012 in Denver against the Colorado Rockies. On September 1, 2012, Lutz was recalled by the Mets.
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