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Mets Option Anthony Recker To Make Room For Travis d’Arnaud

Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud is now in New York and with the team. He will be activated from the disabled list before Friday’s game with the Washington Nationals. To make room for d’Arnaud the Mets optioned Anthony Recker back to Triple-A Las Vegas after this afternoon’s loss to the Padres. That leaves Kevin Plawecki as the […]
Via Mets Merized Online
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets Recall Anthony Recker, Option Johnny Monell To Vegas

The Mets announced that they have called up catcher Anthony Recker and optioned Johnny Monell to Triple-A Las Vegas. Recker, who was named PCL Player of the Week last month, is batting .293 with a .398 on-base and 1.038 OPS, while hitting seven home runs and collecting 19 RBIs in 21 games for Las Vegas […]
Via Mets Merized Online
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Considering Demoting Plawecki, Starting Recker

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Mets have considered demoting Kevin Plawecki to Triple-A, calling up Anthony Recker, and using Recker as the everyday catcher. Plawecki, 24, was thrust into the starting role when Travis d’Arnaud was initially hurt earlier this season. In 43 games, Plawecki has really struggled, batting .228/.277/.309 with five doubles and two...
Via Mets Merized Online
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Minor League Recap: Recker Ties Game In 9th, Cessa Sparkles

  Las Vegas (45-32) 4, Sacramento 3 F/10 Walk-Off After scoring 33 runs in their last three games the 51′s were being held scoreless until the bottom of the the 9th when Wilfredo Tovar led off the inning with a single and moved to 3rd on a pick-off attempt error. Brooks Conrad came up after Kirk Nieuwenhuis struck out and had the first of two big at bats of the day when he tied...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Mets: as team gets healthier what’s the next move?

The New York Mets have been decimated by injuries for most of this season so far. Despite the losses of some of the most important members of the team, the Mets have managed to put together a solid season, with a record of 24-18 and only half a game out of first place in the division despite an offense that goes through lengthy cold spells. Though the absences have been lengthy...
Via isportsweb.com
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets player in focus: Anthony Recker

Player in Focus:  Anthony Recker His Middle Name is Vito. Had one stolen base in 2014—the only stolen base of his career. Recker is a workout beast. He and his wife Kelly had their first child recently, a boy they named Camden, on Dec. 29. Went to Alvernia University, located in Reading Pa.  Alvernia was founded in 1926 as a teacher’s seminary by the Bernardine Sisters of the...
Via Mets360.com
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Plawecki is ready to replace Anthony Recker

First off, kudos to Anthony Recker on a three-run blast that essentially won the game for the Mets on Monday. Now onto why he needs to go. It is a generally accepted idea that managers don’t expect great things from their backup catchers. What they need is someone who can handle the defense and who knows the pitching staff. Offensive production is usually just icing on the cake...
Via Mets360.com
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets Catcher Anthony Recker Breaks Bat Over Knee (Video)

Times are tough in Flushing, N.Y. The New York Mets are in the midst of another losing season, so frustration is mounting. Not only was relief pitcher Carlos Torres visibly angry with himself last night, but catcher Anthony Recker joined in on the antics. In the bottom of the 11th inning, Recker came up with a bases-loaded opportunity and a chance to send the Mets home with a win...
Via NESN.com
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Is more Anthony Recker a good thing?

Anthony Recker is a big man with a ton of natural power. When he crushes a home run over the left field wall, it can be easy to think a guy like that needs more playing time. Add in that he’s improved himself into a very well-rounded defensive backstop while Travis d’Arnaud has struggled both at and behind the plate this year, and the case for Recker getting more playing time...
Via Mets360.com
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Have Catching Concerns

Of all the New York Mets’ questions entering spring training, perhaps the most intriguing is at catcher, where an inexperienced Travis d’Arnaud is the starter without a veteran mentor. Last year, he had John Buck. However, when d’Arnaud was injured, the job became Buck’s with young Anthony Recker as back-up. By the time d’Arnaud was ready for Citi Field, Buck was heading...
Via New York Mets Report
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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