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44 Rene Rivera C

New York Mets

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
0%0%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
1856.22226120
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2015TB1102981653526118600.213.275.178
2016NYM651851241626165400.291.341.222

Player Updates

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Mets' Rene Rivera: Will be Syndergaard's personal catcher
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rivera is likely to catch all of Noah Syndergaard's starts to begin the season, John Harper of the New York Daily News reports.

While the battery showed good chemistry last season, this decision has more to do with Travis d'Arnaud's inability to throw out basestealers than it does with Rivera's skills. If d'Arnaud's bat can't compensate for his defensive limitations, Rivera could once again see more playing time than expected in 2017, but his .222/.291/.341 line last year paints a grim picture of his fantasy upside.

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Mets' Rene Rivera: Likely to catch Opening Day
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Manager Terry Collins says there is a "good chance" Rivera catches for Noah Syndergaard on Opening Day, Marc Carig of Newday reports.

With Travis D'Arnaud and Rivera both putting up solid springs, the competition for appeared to be closer than anticipated. This could be a preference to Syndergaard or simply a chance to establish more opportunities for a platoon system going forward. Until something changes, however, D'Arnaud should still be considered the primary catcher this coming season.

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Mets' Rene Rivera: Avoids arbitration
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rivera agreed to a one-year, $1.75 million deal with the Mets on Friday, avoiding arbitration, FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman reports.

Rivera is one of the better defensive catchers in baseball, which explains why he is worth almost $2 million despite posting a 70 wRC+ last year and a 63 wRC+ for his career. He will serve as Travis d'Arnaud's backup in 2017.

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Mets' Rene Rivera: Out of Sunday's lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rivera is out of the lineup Sunday against the Phillies, ESPN.com's Adam Rubin reports.

Rivera will rest up for the second day in a row before preparing for the Mets' postseason run. It's uncertain if he'll continue to rank ahead of Travis d'Arnaud as the Mets' preferred catching option in the playoffs, but his sound defense and ability to handle the team's pitching staff might be good enough to get him a few starts.

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Mets' Rene Rivera: Getting steady playing time
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rivera, who is starting behind the dish and hitting eighth Wednesday, appears to have passed Travis d'Arnaud on the depth chart.

He is getting his third start in the last four games, primarily because of what he brings to the table on defense. D'Arnaud has had a really rough year offensively, and the Mets seem content to settle for the better defender, accepting the fact that they may not get much on offense regardless of who is catching.

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Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs San Francisco1120 .250 .182 .182
vs Eickhoff (Career)000000
vs RHP150305 .256 .300 .200
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
9/22PHI4000000
9/23PHI3110000
9/25PHI3220110
9/27@MIA5010000
9/28@MIA4000000
9/30@PHI4010000
10/5SF3010000
Two Week Schedule
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Fantasy Points by Week
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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2004SEA2300000100 .000 .000 .000
2005SEA16483191611100 .408 .521 .396
2006SEA35998152432910 .184 .253 .152
2011MIN451049151583200 .211 .202 .144
2013SD23674170721600 .268 .328 .254
2014SD10329427741144277600 .319 .432 .252
2015TB1102981653526118600 .213 .275 .178
2016NYM651851241626165400 .291 .341 .222
Total 399109879234261186830510 .264 .332 .213
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2004SEAC20440001.000
2005SEAC15127669432 .961
2006SEAC35302372201433 .987
2011MINC44352502311631 .988
2013SDC212119818513011.000
2014SD1B301211010 .917
2014SDC89857546806687 .989
2015TB1B7218171001.000
2015TBC1078782375260115 .987
2016NYM1B10211001.000
2016NYMC59545344953725 .996
Total  379326290826652123124 .989
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2004SEA00000000
2005SEA302501000
2006SEA402503102
2011MIN302110102
2013SD312220011
2014SD18112723336
2015TB1408225304
2016NYM406321334
Total 49236591311719
Postseason Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2016NYM1301000000 .333 .333 .333
Total 1301000000 .333 .333 .333
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2001 A-Everett154534102311900 .106 .244 .089
2001 R-Mariners217113244021221100 .360 .479 .338
2002 A-Everett622272955181126163852 .314 .344 .242
2003 A-Wisconsin11640739112190954388122 .344 .388 .275
2004AAA-Tacoma415361011--300 .400 .667 .400
2004 A-Inl. Empire1073794189221653287001 .300 .346 .235
2005AAA-Tacoma1449310301621201 .235 .327 .204
2005 AA-San Antonio57212205914122173510 .305 .382 .278
2006AAA-Tacoma13121000--100 .6671.000 .667
2007 AA-West Tenn913232969160540248612 .275 .310 .214
2008AAA-Las Vegas37118123270412112001 .336 .432 .271
2008 AA-Jacksnville38134133150518113200 .293 .381 .231
2009AAA-Buffalo682402256140930126600 .271 .404 .233
2010AA-Trenton Thunder2594133010051771700 .369 .585 .319
2010AAA-Scranton/Wilkes-Barr19683173021111700 .257 .382 .250
2011AAA-Rochester Red Wings431491540120524112700 .325 .450 .268
2012AAA-Rochester Red Wings9528831651411034306201 .307 .385 .226
2013AAA-Tucson Padres742513686180538174202 .382 .474 .343
Total 8873073326787182474400218639912 .308 .390 .256
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-10/215
Birthdate:
7/31/1983
Age:
33
Hometown:
Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
New York Mets
College:

MLB Experience:
8