Category: ‘Quick Hits’

Travis D’Arnaud’s Latest Injury Opens Door for Kevin Plawecki
April 28th, 2016 at 12:23 PM
The New York Mets lost catcher Travis d'Arnaud to injury once again this week. d'Arnaud went on the disabled list following Monday's win over the Cincinnati Reds due to a rotator cuff strain in his right shoulder. Shoulder injuries are no joke for a catcher, especially in the throwing shoulder....

New York Mets Place Travis D’Arnaud on Disabled List with Right Rotator Cuff Strain
April 26th, 2016 at 2:46 PM
The results are in for Travis d'Arnaud's shoulder test, and the New York Mets aren't going to be pleased. The Mets announced on their Twitter page that they have placed d'Arnaud on the 15 day disabled list with a right shoulder injury. The injury is being called a right rotator...

Travis D’Arnaud Will Undergo Shoulder Exam
April 26th, 2016 at 12:21 PM
New York Mets' catcher Travis d'Arnaud has been injury prone throughout his young career. d'Arnaud hasn't appeared in more than 108 games at the big league level since joining the Mets, so any injury can be a cause for concern. The injury problems may have resurfaced last night, when d'Arnaud...

New York Mets Sign Rene Rivera to Minor League Deal
April 5th, 2016 at 6:30 PM
The New York Mets have signed catcher Rene Rivera to a minor league contract, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Rivera, 32, hit .178 with five home runs and 26 RBI's in 298 at bats for the Tampa Bay Rays last season. The Rays relied on Rivera as their backup...

Report: New York Mets Looking to Trade for Backup Catcher
March 13th, 2016 at 7:36 PM
The New York Mets have two talented young catchers on their roster, a position that would make most organizations envious. Travis d'Arnaud is locked in as the starter, while the assumption has been that Kevin Plawecki will serve as his backup. Earlier in the spring the idea was floated that...