The Mets have called up top catching prospect Tomas Nido. The 23-year old will be coming to the show out of the Mets’ Double-A Rumble Ponies. His calling card is his above average skill behind the plate.
Nido was drafted by New York in the 8th round of the 2012 first year draft. While his slash line this year was a middle of the road .232/.287/.354, he shows signs of power in the batter’s box.
This call up seems timed perfectly, with d’Arnaud leaving last night’s game after twisting his knee. Granted it was only a matter of hours before someone else on the Mets fell into the void of injury, but the coincidence is noted.
Let us take a moment to pray for Nido and his limbs and that they all stay in the place they’re supposed to be.
Here’s what else is happening across the National League East:
- Jayson Werth makes his triumphant return to the Nationals’ lineup, now let’s keep him in it.
- Travis d’Arnaud left last night’s Mets game with a twisted knee.
- Hot take alert: Giancarlo Stanton must be dealt by the Marlins this offseason.
- Will Brian Snitker return to the Braves in 2018?
- Rhys Hoskins is not human. This has been a public service announcement.
- Bryce Harper is making progress with his injury, which is good even though they’re still just baby steps.
- Amed Rosario exited last night’s Mets game with a tight hip flexor because if you wear a Mets uniform you’re doomed in accordance with a curse from an ancient sea witch.
- These are seven free agent targets for the Marlins to go after this offseason.
- Despite the alleged ‘front office power struggle’, the Braves have moved forward with adding top executives.
- Henderson Alvarez’s comeback lands him in Philadelphia.
- Will top prospect Victor Robles be on the Nationals’ postseason roster?
- The Atlanta Braves have announced their 2017 minor league awards.