Kevin Plawecki injury update: Mets C has broken hand, leaving team thin behind plate

For a 10-1 team, the Mets are starting to get used to bad news.Only days after starting catcher Travis d’Arnaud was sidelined with a partially torn UCL in Nolan Ryan Jersey his throwing elbow, the Mets lost backup-turned-starter Kevin Plawecki with a broken left hand, the New York Post reportedFriday, citing an unidentified industry source.Plawecki sustained the injury Wednesday night when he was hit by a pitch from the Marlins’TayronGuerrero.According to the Post, the team will call up veteran https://www.rangersedges.com/texas-rangers/joey-gallo-jersey Jose Lobaton from Triple-A Las Vegas to join rookie Tomas Nido, but the Mets, winners of eight straight, might consider trading for help.The most intriguing po sibility: Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto, a career .280/.322/.428 hitter who has averaged 15 homers and 68 RBIs in four MLB seasons. Hehas been on the disabled list with a bruised back but is expected https://www.rangersedges.com/texas-rangers/darwin-barney-jersey to return next week.Realmuto won’t come cheaply, however, and the Mets farm system already is thin of the kind of top-level prospects a rebuilding Marlins franchise would be seeking.

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