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Mets Minors Report: Molina Earns Pitcher Of The Week, Plawecki Heating Up In Vegas

Last Night’s Quick Scores Omaha 9, Las Vegas 5 Binghamton 11, Erie 4 Charlotte 6, St. Lucie 3  Greeneville 12, Kingsport 3 Minor League Notes Matt Reynolds was 2 for 5, with three RBI’s and is batting .326 in his last ten games with seven runs, two home runs and nine RBI’s. Kevin Plawecki had two singles in four at bats and is now batting .265 for Vegas on the season...
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1 day ago  |  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...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Minors Report 7/29: Plawecki Back In Action, Reynolds Making A Case For Short

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas put up five runs in the first three innings and withstand late surge to defeat Salt lake, 5-3. Binghamton give up three first inning runs to New Hampshire and eventually lose, 5-1. St. Lucie scored two in the bottom of the ninth to tie the game and one in the 12th to steal a victory from Dunedin, 7-6. Savannah managed only two hits and lose...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

With d’Arnaud Heating Up and Plawecki Almost Ready, Will Mets Make A Play For Starlin Castro?

Travis d’Arnaud may have had his coming-out party for the Mets on Friday night, when he drove a two-run double into the gap to snap an eighth-inning tie that led to a 6-5 4th of July victory over the Rangers. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Mets and showcased what has been a much more confident d’Arnaud at the plate. “It felt really good,” d’Arnaud said...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mets AAA Catching Prospect Kevin Plawecki Homers With 2 Outs In The 9th To Tie Game (GIF)

Tonight the Las Vegas 51′s were being broadcast on the CBS Sports Network and many New York Mets fans tuned in to watch their AAA affiliate take on the Sacramento Rivercats (A’s AAA affiliate). With 2 outs in the top of the 9th inning, the Mets top catching prospect (behind Travis d’Arnaud) tied the game up with just one swing. GIF: Representing the final out in the 9th, @kplawecki26...
Via The Daily Stache
June 27, 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...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The Scoop: Kevin Plawecki and the state of Mets catching

Flash Back: It’s 2012… Josh Thole and Mike Nickeas represent the core of Met catchers.  The Mets have poorly ranked catchers in the minors and only Camden Maron (Thole Jr.) stood much of a chance of making an impact. Flash Forward: It’s 2013… The Mets have John Buck leading the MLB team in more ways than one, Travis d’Arnaud as the anointed second coming of Mike Piazza...
May 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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