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KEVIN PLAWECKI RUMORS

Kevin Plawecki and the impending return of Travis d’Arnaud

Just about everything went right Saturday night. The new-look Mets lineup saw replacements Michael Conforto and Kirk Nieuwenhuis get four-hit games, import Kelly Johnson get two – including a homer – and struggling slugger Lucas Duda crack two long balls. The only thing we could have hoped for and didn’t get was a breakout for Kevin Plawecki. Instead, the backstop was...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Plawecki is finally emerging on the New York stage

Over 292 games during his minor league career, Kevin Plawecki has a .803 OPS with 26 home runs and 72 doubles. Detractors might point out that he played in Las Vegas, one of the most hitter-friendly parks in the Pacific Coast League. While he spent a total of 52 games in Vegas to end last season and begin this one, he only hit four of his total home runs in Sin City. Overall his...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Replacing Steven Matz, Kevin Plawecki’s surge, dismal LOOGY performance

You end up like a dog that’s been beat too much Till you spend half your life just covering up So, Steven Matz is hurt – of course he is. Because while God hates Cleveland, she’s also sadistic when it comes to the Mets. Or maybe it’s not the Mets. Maybe it’s just the six-man rotation that she hates. The first one to be used for this purpose was Rafael Montero, who...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

D’Arnaud Still In Arm Brace, Mets Considering Demoting Plawecki

The latest injury update on starting catcher Travis d’Arnaud , who is eligible to come off the disabled list on Monday, remains very ambiguous at best. Speaking to reporters on Friday night in Los Angeles, general manager Sandy Alderson conveyed that d’Arnaud continues to wear an elbow brace nearly 24 hours a day. He continues to undergo physical therapy to try and improve...
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July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Kevin Plawecki Should Not Be Traded

With Travis d’Arnaud set to return to the big league club shortly after he rests up his bone bruise, the Mets appear to be set on sending Kevin Plawecki back to Las Vegas as playing time and service time are both factors in this decision. On the big league club, Plawecki will likely be sitting on the bench 5 out of 6 games, doing him no good. And considering that sending him down...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Plawecki provides Mets with options

Entering the 2014 season, the Mets knew they had a solid catcher in Travis d’Arnaud, and they also knew they had a solid prospect in Kevin Plawecki. MLB.com rated Plawecki as the eighth best prospect in the Mets’ farm system in their preseason rankings, and now he is second because of a solid season. With the Mets trying to acquire a big name player this offseason via trade...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Catching Fire: Here Comes Kevin Plawecki

Kevin Plawecki had the best game of his Double-A career on Tuesday when he doubled, homered and drove in five runs in his first two at bats. The game would be suspended in the second inning due to rain and was completed on Wednesday afternoon prior to the regularly scheduled game. The catching prospect finished the first game, 2 for 4, with two runs scored, a home run, five RBI...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Spotlight: Kevin Plawecki Has Everyone’s Attention Now

Last week, FanGraphs had a small blurb about Mets catching prospect Kevin Plawecki in a post about underrated minor leaguers. “Mets’ 2012 supplemental first rounder Kevin Plawecki has shown that his tremendous hand-eye coordination carried from Purdue to the pro ranks. He only hit eight balls over the fence this year, but eventually some of his doubles—he ranked second among...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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