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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
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

D’Arnaud Heads To Disabled List, Monell Called Up

Travis d’Arnaud has been placed on the disabled list, the team announced a short while ago. Johnny Monell has been called up to replace him on the roster. D’Arnaud was expected to return to the starting lineup on Tuesday against the Brewers. Apparently his hyperextended left elbow is still an issue for the oft injured catcher. June 21 The Mets may have dodged a bullet on...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Getting to Know Johnny Monell

When the Mets return home to Citi Field on Friday after their worst series of the season we will see a new face behind the dish. On May 4th the Mets called up Catcher Johnny Monell from Triple A Las Vegas and he has already made his presence known as a left handed bat off the bench and we will see the first of Monell behind the plate when he pairs up with Bartolo Colon, Friday night...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets to Promote Catcher Johnny Monell From Triple-A

Triple-A catcher Johnny Monell is on his way to New York and is expected to be activated in time for Tuesday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles. After a strong showing this spring, Monell has made a case for himself to be the Mets backup catcher, especially with Anthony Recker continuing to struggle at the plate. Monell, 29, has hit in 8 of his last 9 games during which he’s...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets agree to minor league deal with Johnny Monell

NEW YORK (AP) Catcher Johnny Monell has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets. The 28-year-old Bronx native hit .238 with four homers and 24 RBIs in 68 games last year with Triple-A Norfolk and Albuquerque. He has a .264 average in 709 minor league games over eight seasons. In his only major league experience, he was 1 for 8 with the San Francisco Giants in 2013...
Via AP on Fox
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Call Up Jamie Romak, Trade For Johnny Monell

The Dodgers made two moves today, and neither one involves Matt Kemp. Yet. (I’m kidding, but if he’s sitting behind Scott Van Slyke against righty Homer Bailey tonight…) First things first, the more expected move: Carl Crawford has been placed on the 15-day disabled list after last night’s gruesome-looking ankle injury, and four-corners guy Jamie Romak has been called to...
Via Dodgers Digest
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Monell hits 3-run homer to lead Orioles over Twins

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Johnny Monell hit a three-run homer to key a five-run third inning, leading the Baltimore Orioles to an 11-5 win over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night. Monell, a 27-year-old journeyman catcher purchased from the San Francisco Giants this offseason, connected on a fastball from Twins setup man Jared Burton. The Orioles also stole third base twice in the same...
Via Fox Sports North
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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