• by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Mets activate Bobby Parnell, make other moves

    The Mets activated Bobby Parnell, Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Erik Goeddel from the disabled list Tuesday, reports Newsday. Moreover, the team called up Eric Young Jr and Kevin Plawecki.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Reports: Mets to recall Kevin Plawecki, three others Tuesday

    The Mets will recall catcher Kevin Plawecki, infielder Eric Campbell, and outfielders Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Eric Young from Triple-A Las Vegas when rosters expand Tuesday, according to MLB.com.

  • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Mets option C Kevin Plawecki to Triple, recall C Anthony Recker

    The Mets optioned catcher Kevin Plawecki to Triple-A Las Vegas following their 4-0 win over the Rockies on Tuesday. Plawecki saw his playing time dwindle with the return of Travis d'Arnaud from the disabled list. The Mets are poised to increase d'Arnaud's work load down the stretch, so they opted to get Plawecki more regular playing time down at Triple-A. The Mets are recalling Anthony Recker to serve as d'Arnaud's backup, according to ESPN.com.

  • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Mets C Kevin Plawecki sits, Johnny Monell starts on Wednesday

    Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Brewers. Plawecki has had a rough go of it since making his debut in mid-April. However, the young backstop has been hitting better in the month of June, batting at a .296 clip through 11 games this month. Manager Terry Collins said he wants Plawecki to be behind the plate for Jacob deGrom on Thursday afternoon, so he will get the night off on Wednesday, according to ESPN.com. Johnny Monell, who was called up when Travis d'Arnaud hit the disabled list on Tuesday, will make his third start of the year for the Mets behind the plate on Wednesday.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Travis d'Arnaud not in Mets' lineup on Sunday

    Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud is not in the lineup for Sunday's game. D'Arnaud left Saturday's game after suffering a hyperextended elbow while making a tag at the plate. Kevin Plawecki gets the start behind the plate for just the second time in the last six games and third in the last nine.

  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    Mets C Travis d'Arnaud to get day off, Kevin Plawecki starting

    Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud is getting the day off and wont play in Friday's game against the Braves. Instead, Kevin Plawecki will get the start behind the dish. Plawecki will bat eighth in the lineup. He's hitting .212/.262/.310 this season.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Mets C Kevin Plawecki returns to lineup Monday

    Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki is back in action Monday against Toronto after losing extensive time to dizziness. He had not played since June 7. Plawecki was on a 4-for-22 slide before going down, weakening his slash line to .211/.256/.312.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Mets send down Anthony Recker

    The Mets sent catcher Anthony Recker to Triple-A Las Vegas on Sunday. Recker hit .143 with two home runs for the Mets this year. The Mets chose to send him down and keep catcher Kevin Plawecki. "It was a chance to keep Kevin here and get him some playing time," manager Terry Collins said, per ESPN. "One of the things that's really important for Reck is when he plays, he's dangerous. He's just got to get some at-bats. So this is an opportunity for him to go to Triple-A and get some at-bats, and hopefully find his swing and get back here and help out."

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Kevin Plawecki missing fifth straight for Mets

    Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki will miss his fifth straight start at catcher on Saturday. Plawecki was scratched from Tuesday's lineup with dizziness, and he hasn't played since. Travis d'Arnaud will start at catcher for the 14th time this year and third time in four days.

  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    Mets C Kevin Plawecki (dizziness) getting additional medical tests

    Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said catcher Kevin Plawecki will receive more tests to determine why he's experiencing dizziness, according to ESPN New York. Plawecki was scratched Tuesday for dizziness and it appears those symptoms have yet to subside. He's hitting .211/.256/.312 this season.