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Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud was ranked as one of the top-100 prospects in baseball for four consecutive seasons by Baseball America. He’s been in the top-50 each of the past three seasons and top-25 each of the last two. Prior to this season, BA ranked him the No. 23 overall prospect, the Minor League Baseball Analyst had him No. 9 and MLB.com placed him No. 6.
All of this is a long way of...Read more »
After three games, Travis d'Arnaud is still looking for his first major-league hit. Here's a breakdown of his 12 at-bats. Walks 5 Flyouts 3 Groundouts 2* Strikeouts 2 *1 double play ...Read more »
1. TRAVIS D'ARNAUD, C, Las Vegas 51s (AAA)
.250 BA, .429 OBP, .472 SLG, 1 HR, 8 RBIs
Recovering from a fracture in left foot.
2. NOAH SYNDERGAARD, RHP, St. Lucie Mets (Class A)
3-3 (12 starts), 3.11 ERA, 64 K, 16 BB
Has only walked one batter and struck out 10 in last two starts.
3. RAFAEL MONTERO, RHP, Las Vegas 51s
7-4, 2.58 ERA, 91 K, 13 BB (AA &...Read more »
Jack Leathersich, a 22-year-old lefthanded reliever, has been promoted to the Mets’ Triple-A affiliate in Las Vegas, according to a tweet from ESPN’s Adam Rubin. Leathersich seemed to confirm the report, tweeting, “Flight to Vegas #GoMets.”
Leathersich has gained attention for his astronomical strikeout totals – he has 55 in 29.1 innings this season and 194 in 114 career minor league innings....Read more »
1. ZACK WHEELER, RHP, Las Vegas 51s (AAA): 3-1 (10 starts), 4.13 ERA, 53 K, 23 BB
Just a waiting game now until Wheeler comes off this list and is promoted to the majors.
2. TRAVIS D'ARNAUD, C, Las Vegas 51s: 250 BA, .429 OBP, .472 SLG, 1 HR, 8 RBIs
Recovering from a fracture in his left foot.
3. NOAH SYNDERGAARD, RHP, St. Lucie Mets (Class A): 2-2 (10 starts), 2.73 ERA,...Read more »