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KEVIN PLAWECKI RUMORS

What do the Mets have in Kevin Plawecki?

Major league baseball teams all have backup catchers. They are the vice-presidents, lieutenant governors, and second chair clarinetists of their profession. Some teams use their backup catchers more than others, sometimes even in a platoon arrangement. Teams that really need their backup backstops to be there for them are those who have fragile first string catchers who frequently...
Via Mets360.com
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

D’Arnaud and Plawecki To Get Exposure At Other Positions This Spring

Travis d’Arnaud and Kevin Plawecki were the two main catchers for the Mets in 2015, with d’Arnaud being the team’s starter and the rookie Plawecki his backup. D’Arnaud has proven himself as an established player and Plawecki is expected to follow suit as well despite some growing pains in 2015. As a result, the Mets are trying to figure out a way to get both players in the...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets catchers d'Arnaud, Plawecki to try other positions

The New York Mets have a unique situation -- they have two young, offensively-strong catchers in Travis d'Arnaud and Kevin Plawecki.Having depth at the catcher position is is a huge strength, especially this time of year where teams are swapping and upgrading their roster.According to assistant general manager John Ricco, the two catchers wills ee time at other positions in spring...
Via Fox Sports
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Where does Travis d’Arnaud’s breakout leave Kevin Plawecki?

Travis d’Arnaud has just over 200 at bats this season for the Mets and has put up an OPS (on base percentage + slugging percentage) of 911. To put that into perspective Buster Posey’s OPS is around 880 although he has stayed healthy and on the field far longer than d’Arnaud. Simply put d’Arnaud has arrived and appears to be on the fast track to stardom. If he can master...
Via Mets360.com
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Mets360.com
July 26, 2015  |  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...
Via Mets360.com
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Plawecki Could Be Heading to Las Vegas Soon

Adam Rubin of ESPN, has been told by sources that catching prospect Kevin Plawecki may be promoted to Triple-A very soon.  With Travis d’Arnaud set to return, Plawecki, if promoted, should see a majority of time behind the plate for the 51′s not matter which catcher is coming back. Plawecki has been tremendous in Binghamton this season, hitting at an average of .329 with six...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 23, 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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