Showing posts with label Juan Centeno. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Juan Centeno. Show all posts

Monday, September 09, 2013

Mets News: Mets will promote Baxter, Harang, and Centeno - Will wait on Tejada


Mets News:


Outfielder Mike Baxter, right-hander Aaron Harang and catcher Juan Centeno officially were promoted for today’s series opener.

Ruben Tejada’s promotion apparently will wait. If the Mets stall promoting Tejada, they will delay his free-agency eligibility from after the 2016 season until after the 2017 season. A Tuesday call-up would give Tejada two years, 171 days of service time at the end of the season. Credit for a full MLB season comes at 172 days.

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Mets News: Travis d'Arnaud could get callup when John Buck goes on paternity leave


Mets News:


John Buck's wife is due on Thursday with the couple's child, and Terry Collins indicated there is a possibility the Mets would place Buck on a three-day paternity leave at that point.

Buck noted his wife is in New York, where the Mets return to action Friday. So there is a chance he will not need to be placed on paternity leave, assuming the birth does not conflict with a game.

Collins said top catching prospect Travis d'Arnaud would be a consideration to get called up for the three days if Buck takes paternity leave. Collins did caution that there would be concern about d'Arnaud not being ready for major league pitching, so Francisco Pena or Juan Centeno at Triple-A Las Vegas might be more likely options.

No matter what, Collins suggested, the stay would only last three days.

D'Arnaud has played six Gulf Coast League games since returning from a broken first metatarsal in his left foot, which he suffered April 17. D'Arnaud played with Double-A Binghamton on Wednesday and was 0 for 4.

D'Arnaud is on the 40-man roster, whereas Peña and Centeno are not. But that may not be a major issue, since Peña and Centeno both needed to be added to the 40-man roster this winter anyway if the Mets want to protect them from Rule 5 draft eligibility.

Peña is the son of former All-Star catcher Tony Peña.

Travis d'Arnaud's Career Minor League Stats:
YearAgeTmGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBA
200718Phillies4114118343042042423.241
2008192 Teams642393373181630122339.305
200819Williamsport481752154131425121829.309
200819Lakewood16641219502500510.297
200920Lakewood126482711233811371844175.255
201021Dunedin712633668201638312063.259
201122New Hampshire1144247213233121784233100.311
201223Las Vegas6727945932121652111959.333
2013242 Teams1858161680113001310.276
201324Las Vegas1236129501800128.250
201324Mets6224730050012.318
7 Seasons50118862915391416673022112153369.286
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 8/1/2013.


Saturday, March 09, 2013

Mets News and Notes: Santana, Hefner, Francisco, Cut 3, Wright, Mejia, Collins on Tejada


Mets News and Notes:

Johan Santana did not join teammates for the morning workout before Saturday's game against the Houston Astros.

Sandy Alderson said Terry Collins may address the issue postgame. A team insider said there was no major setback, but thought Santana might be slowed.

Jeremy Hefner starts against the Astros, and it's not a leap to expect he likely will open the season in the rotation, with Santana on the DL.

The Mets had targeted Thursday for Santana's first Grapefruit League action.

Frank Francisco (elbow inflammation) said he now expects to throw off a mound for the first time in spring training on Sunday.

Travis d'Arnaud, who was struck below the right elbow with a pitch Friday, participated in the full morning workout and said he was fine.

The Mets have made their first cuts of spring training, dispatching right-handers Cory Mazzoni and Rafael Montero and catcher Juan Centeno to minor league camp.

Mazzoni, a second-round pick in 2011 from NC State, started the Grapefruit League season quickly with five scoreless innings over his first two appearances. Overall, he finished with a 3.38 ERA in eight innings.

Montero, who split last season in Class A between Savannah and St. Lucie, made two appearances spanning four innings. He had a 4.50 ERA and allowed six hits and no walks with one strikeout.

Centeno was 0-for-1. He appeared in two Grapefruit League games.

Monday, January 14, 2013

Mets invite five to Spring Training


The Mets on Monday announced they have invited catcher Juan Centeno, infielder Josh Satin, outfielder Matt den Dekker and right-handed pitchers Rafael Montero and Cory Mazzoni to Major League Spring Training.

Montero, 22, notched an 11-5 record with a 2.36 ERA in his 20 starts for Class A Savannah of the South Atlantic League and Class A St. Lucie of the Florida State League. The 6-foot-2, 168-pound native of the Dominican Republic went 6-3 with a 2.52 ERA (20 earned runs in 71 1/3 innings) in 12 starts for the Sand Gnats and 5-2 with a 2.13 ERA (12 earned runs in 50 2/3 innings) for the St. Lucie club. The Mets signed the right-hander, ranked as the team's No. 11 prospect by MLB.com, as a non-drafted free agent in 2011.

Mazzoni, 23, played for St. Lucie and Double-A Binghamton of the Eastern League last season. He combined for 26 starts and had a 10-6 record with a 3.93 ERA. The right-hander, selected by the Mets in the second round of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft, is ranked as the team's No. 15 prospect by MLB.com.

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