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KEVIN PLAWECKI RUMORS

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...
Via Mets360.com
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eric Campbell, Jeurys Familia and Kevin Plawecki are filling in nicely

In the very beginning of this 2015 season, the New York Mets are playing great, as their 14-4 record is the best in Major League Baseball. Granted their schedule has consisted of terrible teams that include the Atlanta Brave and Philadelphia Phillies, but a win is a win, and the Mets are dominating poor competition. There have been multiple subtractions from the roster so far this...
Via Mets360.com
1 day 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Plawecki Era Begins

We all knew the New York Mets would bring up catcher Kevin Plawecki this season. Unfortunately for Travis d’Arnaud, we didn’t think it would be before May. Opportunities come in the strangest places, and Plawecki got his Tuesday night with d’Arnaud’s fractured right hand. He not only was in the line-up, but will also have the fulltime job until … whenever. PLAWECKI: Hit...
Via New York Mets Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospect Call Up: Kevin Plawecki

With Travis d’Arnaud hitting the DL with a fractured right hand, Kevin Plawecki will get the call to be the New York Mets everyday catcher. Plawecki was a first round supplemental pick in 2012 out of Purdue and is an offense first catcher. Currently, he is more of a doubles hitter than a home run hitter and will likely continue to be the case. He will likely rarely hit more than...
Via Baseball Essential
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Featured Post: 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
6 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Promote Kevin Plawecki, Hansel Robles Following Injuries

According to Mets general manager Sandy Alderson, the team has promoted their #2 top prospect Kevin Plawecki and their #22 top prospect Hansel Robles in the wake of the injuries to Travis d’Arnaud and Jerry Blevins during today’s game against the Marlins. Kevin Plawecki, a Mets first round pick in 2012, was “very close to being major league ready, even before the injury....
Via Mets Merized Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Travis d’Arnaud is blossoming into catcher of the future

Editor’s Note – This piece was written before Sunday’s injury. Ever since being acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays in 2012, there have been high expectations for Travis d’Arnaud from just about everyone. The talent has always been apparent, but it was a matter of staying healthy and having confidence that have enabled d’Arnaud to reach his full potential. We are finally...
Via Mets360.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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