Lots happening with the New York Mets this week. Including the following updates that were sent by the team:
The New York Mets have announced the following update regarding infielder Robinson Canó.
Robinson Canó was removed from the Estrellas Orientales roster with lower back discomfort. He has been prescribed physical therapy and is considered week to week.
The New York Mets also announced the team has agreed to terms on a one-year major league contract with outfielder Nick Plummer.
Plummer, 25, slashed .280/.415/.479 with 20 doubles, six triples, 15 homers, 54 RBI, 71 runs scored, 73 walks and 13 stolen bases in 117 combined games last season in the Cardinals organization with Springfield (AA) and Memphis (AAA).
Plummer was drafted 23rd overall by St. Louis in the first round in the 2015 First-Year Player Draft out of Brother Rice High School (MI). In five minor league seasons with the Cardinals, he slashed .221/.363/.358 with 69 doubles, 17 triples, 33 homers, 152 RBI, 42 stolen bases, 279 walks and 239 runs scored in 460 games.
In addition the club has claimed right-handed pitcher Antonio Santos off waivers from the Colorado Rockies.
Santos, 25, appeared in seven games with the Rockies in 2021, going 0-1 with a 4.76 ERA (six earned runs/11.1 innings) with five walks and 10 strikeouts.
The native of the Dominican Republic has appeared in 10 career games since making his major league debut with the Rockies in 2020. He is 0-2 with an 8.83 ERA (17 earned runs/17.1 innings) with nine walks and 14 strikeouts.
In 135 games (102 starts) across six years in the minor leagues, Santos is 27-43 with a 4.83 ERA (319 earned runs/594.2 innings) with 133 walks and 497 strikeouts. He was originally signed by the Rockies as non-drafted free agent on July 2, 2015.
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