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Strikeouts Evolving into a Growing Concern for the St. Louis Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals’ Jason Heyward hits a sacrifice fly to score a run as New York Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki, left, looks on during the ninth inning of a baseball game Monday, May 18, 2015, at Citi Field in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) Although St. Louis Cardinals’ pitchers rank sixth with 322 team strikeouts in 2015, their hitters have add an alarming twist on the...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sources: Plawecki Will Likely Return To Minors When TDA Returns

Marc Carig and David Lennon of Newsday are reporting that sources indicate that catcher Kevin Plawecki would most likely be sent back to Triple-A Las Vegas once Travis d’Arnaud returns from the disabled list. “The internal belief is that Plawecki could still benefit from playing every day in the minor leagues as opposed to splitting time in the majors.” That said, after last...
Via Mets Merized Online
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Plawecki Has A Five Game Hitting Streak

Here comes Kevin Plawecki. While Daniel Murphy’s RBI single in the fourth inning finally ended the Mets’ 21 inning scoreless streak that went all the way back to Friday, it was Kevin Plawecki’s two-run double that proved to be the decisive blow on Tuesday night as the Mets topped the Baltimore Orioles 3-2. Following Murphy’s single, Wilmer Flores laced a double to left field...
Via Mets Merized Online
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The coming conundrum: Travis d’Arnaud or Kevin Plawecki?

It’s often been said that it’s a good kind of problem to have when as a baseball team you have a surplus of high end talent at one position. I tend to agree with that statement in most cases because usually there are workable ways to trade your surplus to fill an area of need or create a platoon (when one position player bats right and the other one left) or move one player to...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Plawecki Blasts First MLB Home Run

Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki belted his first major league home run on Saturday against the Yankees in Yankee Stadium and picked up his first two career RBIs as well. The Mets rookie blasted a deep two run shot to left field in the fourth inning off CC Sabathia and put the Mets up 5-1 at the time scoring Wilmer Flores who had an RBI single ahead of Plawecki’s at-bat. Plawecki picked...
Via Mets Merized Online
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Six Things You Should Know About Catcher Kevin Plawecki

On Tuesday, look for Mets catching prospect Kevin Plawecki to make his MLB debut as he takes over for the injured Travis d’Arnaud who suffered a broken hand on Sunday against the Marlins. Here are six things you should know about the former Purdue All American. 1. Plawecki has a short compact swing and impresses scouts with his ability to make excellent contact using keen eyesight...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 20, 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. 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...
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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