Richard Alexander Ankiel (born July 19, 1979) is a Major League Baseball outfielder who is a free agent.
|Age: 33 (born July 19,1979)|
|Bats: Left Throws: Left|
|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.