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Minor League Q&A

Kevin Plawecki, the Mets first round draft pick in 2012, has worked his way up to Double-A in his age 23 season. In the brief season so far,?the catcher is hitting .286 with a .359 OBP and .343 slugging percentage. Over three professional seasons, Plawecki had progressed from low Single-A in Brooklyn to Double-A Binghamton, hitting .287 with a .375 OBP.

Robert Brender recently had a chance to talk with Plawecki about his experience in major league camp in 2014 and his development behind the plate and at the dish...


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The Mets had been counting on RHP Vic Black?to be?key piece of their?bullpen in 2014. However, after walking 10 batters and allowing 13 hits in 9.1 innings during Spring Training, he was demoted and started his?season with Triple-A?Las Vegas.

The Mets acquired Black and?2B??prospect Dilson Herrera?from the Pirates for C?John Buck, OF Marlon Byrd and cash last summer.

Black spent a week on the disabled list with a pinched nerve in his neck?during early April. He?has struck out three, walked two and allowed one hit and no runs during three innings since returning from injury.

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