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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...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets begin road trip with 2-1 win over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) Kevin Plawecki drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, rookie Noah Snydergaard dueled reigning NL MVP Clayton Kershaw on even terms, and the New York Mets beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Friday night. Lucas Duda blooped a double just inside the left field line leading off the ninth against Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen (2-1). Wilmer...
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Kevin Plawecki Out With Dizziness Again

Looks like the dizziness that sidelined Kevin Plawecki  for two games last weekend has not completely subsided. The Mets rookie catcher is out of the lineup again on Tuesday as the team begins their home stand against the San Francisco Giants. Anthony Recker will be behind the plate tonight as Plawecki rests. Manager Terry Collins told reporters that Plawecki had been treated...
Via Mets Merized Online
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Don’t View Kevin Plawecki As A Trade Chip

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets do not view rookie catcher Kevin Plawecki as a potential trade chip this season, preferring instead to hang onto him as insurance for regular catcher Travis d’Arnaud. Last week, William Li made a strong case for hanging onto Plawecki, which you can read below. – Joe D. June 2 – Why Kevin Plawecki Should Not Be Traded With...
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27 days ago  |  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

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...
April 27, 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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