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Recker or Teagarden?

With the return of Travis d’Arnaud to the Mets so close we can smell it, which one of Anthony Recker or Taylor Teagarden is sent packing back to Triple-A? Kristie Ackert of the Daily News, examines the move the Mets are going to have to make very soon.  All signs point to Recker being the odd man out when the move is made. Terry Collins stated that he thinks that Teagarden is...
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28 days ago  |  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...
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Frustration On Full Display Last Night

Mets frustration was on full display in the last 24 hours particularly for David Wright, Anthony Recker and even Matt Harvey who isn’t even on the active roster. This may have been best illustrated during the bottom of the 11th inning in last night’s loss to the Brewers. With the bases loaded and one out, the Mets were a hit or even a warning track flyball from a walk-off victory...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Recker breaks bat over knee in dugout after ejection

With the bases loaded with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning, Mets catcher Anthony Recker had a chance to be a hero. Umpire Angel Hernandez decided that on a 2-2 pitch, a pitch that looked low was strike three and Recker was not too pleased about it. Here is your visual evidence of another happy player with one of the more famous umpires in baseball… And now this from RECKER...
Via The Daily Stache
June 12, 2014  |  1 Comment

d’Arnaud is Demoted to AAA-Las Vegas

After the Mets lost a brutal game to the Giants where an Anthony Recker bad throw to first base could not complete a strikeout of Angel Pagan helped lead the Giants towards a win, Travis d’Arnaud was sent down to AAA. Roster note: The Mets option Travis d'Arnaud to Las Vegas (AAA). — New York Mets (@Mets) June 8, 2014 Lets be honest folks, d’Arnaud has been basically over...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Are A Perfect 5-0 When Recker Is Starting Catcher

I wanted to update this post with something ESPN’s Mark Simon pointed out about Mets backup catcher Anthony Recker. Mets pitchers continue to put up great numbers with Recker catching. Their ERA is 2.78 and opponents’ batting average is .204 when he is behind the dish. Additionally, the Mets are a perfect 5-0 when Recker is the starting catchier. When Recker made the Opening...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Recker Proving To Be Solid Backup Catcher

When Anthony Recker made the Opening Day roster in 2013, I thought to myself: “Who on earth is this guy?” The now 30 year old backstop for the Mets is making a case for staying in Flushing for the near future. Anthony Recker had played in only 27 games in his major league career, in stints with the Cubs and the Athletics, before signing with the Mets before the 2013 season. Early...
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April 22, 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...
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Recker Homers In 13th Inning, Shows Off Epic Bat Flip (GIF)

The Mets and Angels played another extra inning game on Saturday Night/Sunday Morning thanks to a Raul Ibanez 3-run home run to tie the game off of Jose Valverde in the 9th inning. The game would go to the 13th inning where the Mets normal backup catcher Anthony Recker, starting for this game, came up against Matt Shoemaker and hit a go-ahead solo home run to give the Mets a 7-6...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Backup backstop battle: Anthony Recker v. Landon Powell

As an overabundance of Michael Bourn rumors float around in the minds of Mets fans everywhere, the team will see pitchers and catchers report to spring training in less than a week. Pending any new additions, the Mets have spots on the opening day roster available, which should create healthy competition between players for the open jobs. Which spots are up for grabs? Who is most...
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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