The Mets have made a couple of roster moves to account for yesterday’s drama.
The Mets promoted C Ali Sanchez to join the huge-league club. Sanchez, 23, is a defensively-minded catcher, but showed promise with the stick in 2019. In 92 online games in 2019, he slashed .261/.326/.322 with a homer and 33 RBI’s.
Just after Rene Rivera‘s IL placement previously this week, Sanchez’s marketing usually means that the Mets, nonetheless all over again, are carrying three catchers on their 30-person roster.
When he debuts, he will come to be the fourth Met to make his first Big-League overall look this year. He will wear No.70, becoming a member of Eric Hanhold and Wilfredo Tovar in the only Mets to don people digits.
MetsMerizedOnline’s own Jacob Resnick notes on Twitter that with Sanchez’s addition to the 30-male squad, the Mets have zero posture gamers still left on their 40-gentleman roster that are not on the energetic club.
In a corresponding transfer, the Mets positioned OF Yoenis Cespedes on the restricted record right after the club announced yesterday that he would opt-out of the 2020 campaign.
In addition, RHP Hunter Strickland was outrighted to the option instruction web site. He experienced cleared waivers previously in the week.
Strickland appeared in a few games for New York this time and drubbed to the tune of 3 operates in 2.1 innings.