Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/21/13
In case you missed it, here is Travis d’Arnaud ripping a double into the gap for his first major league hit. Your browser does not support iframes. I love how fluid and level his swing is, which you can get a good look at in the slow-motion segment in the video. The hit came in final at-bat and 11th overall since being called up. D’Arnaud went 1-for-4 on Tuesday night and struck out twice. Original Post With the decision having already been made that Travis d’Arnaud will not only remain with the Mets when John Buck is activated from paternity leave before today’s game, but also that the young catcher will assume the lion’s share of playing time, the Mets have certainly made the right decision. “One of the things we wanted to see over the three days is, was he within an acceptable range of performance,” Sandy Alderson told the NY Post. “Certainly, he demonstrated that, way beyond the threshold.” Alderson cited the additional exposure d’Arnaud will receive to the Mets pitching staff over
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