Kevin Plawecki Feels Good After Sinus Surgery, Ready To Improve On Rookie Campaign

New York Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki is hoping that offseason surgery to clear out his sinus will put an end to the constant headaches and dizziness he suffered from for a large chunk of the 2015 season. “My right sinus was completely blocked, so I wasn’t getting any air flow through there,” Plawecki told Anthony McCarron of the Daily News. “It was almost like a drunk...
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Mets' Kevin Plawecki finds hopeful solution to his dizziness issue with surgery

New York Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki can now just focus on baseball.In a report from the New York Daily News, Plawecki reveals that he had sinus surgery in December, which doctors hope has eradicated the issue that was causing him to feel dizzy last season."My right sinus was completely blocked, so I wasn't getting any air flow through there, but I didn't feel sinus pressure." Plawecki...
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Mets' Kevin Plawecki underwent sinus surgery in December, report says

Plawecki dealt with dizziness and headaches last year as a result of clogged sinuses Watch video For a month last summer, Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki often found himself feeling inexplicably dizzy and suffering from headaches. The symptoms turned out to be a result of a clogged sinus, which was exacerbated by frequent flying...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

What do the Mets have in Kevin Plawecki?

Major league baseball teams all have backup catchers. They are the vice-presidents, lieutenant governors, and second chair clarinetists of their profession. Some teams use their backup catchers more than others, sometimes even in a platoon arrangement. Teams that really need their backup backstops to be there for them are those who have fragile first string catchers who frequently...
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

D’Arnaud and Plawecki To Get Exposure At Other Positions This Spring

Travis d’Arnaud and Kevin Plawecki were the two main catchers for the Mets in 2015, with d’Arnaud being the team’s starter and the rookie Plawecki his backup. D’Arnaud has proven himself as an established player and Plawecki is expected to follow suit as well despite some growing pains in 2015. As a result, the Mets are trying to figure out a way to get both players in the...
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December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Where does Travis d’Arnaud’s breakout leave Kevin Plawecki?

Travis d’Arnaud has just over 200 at bats this season for the Mets and has put up an OPS (on base percentage + slugging percentage) of 911. To put that into perspective Buster Posey’s OPS is around 880 although he has stayed healthy and on the field far longer than d’Arnaud. Simply put d’Arnaud has arrived and appears to be on the fast track to stardom. If he can master...
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Plawecki and the impending return of Travis d’Arnaud

Just about everything went right Saturday night. The new-look Mets lineup saw replacements Michael Conforto and Kirk Nieuwenhuis get four-hit games, import Kelly Johnson get two – including a homer – and struggling slugger Lucas Duda crack two long balls. The only thing we could have hoped for and didn’t get was a breakout for Kevin Plawecki. Instead, the backstop was...
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Plawecki is finally emerging on the New York stage

Over 292 games during his minor league career, Kevin Plawecki has a .803 OPS with 26 home runs and 72 doubles. Detractors might point out that he played in Las Vegas, one of the most hitter-friendly parks in the Pacific Coast League. While he spent a total of 52 games in Vegas to end last season and begin this one, he only hit four of his total home runs in Sin City. Overall his...
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Catching Fire: Here Comes Kevin Plawecki

Kevin Plawecki had the best game of his Double-A career on Tuesday when he doubled, homered and drove in five runs in his first two at bats. The game would be suspended in the second inning due to rain and was completed on Wednesday afternoon prior to the regularly scheduled game. The catching prospect finished the first game, 2 for 4, with two runs scored, a home run, five RBI...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Spotlight: Kevin Plawecki Has Everyone’s Attention Now

Last week, FanGraphs had a small blurb about Mets catching prospect Kevin Plawecki in a post about underrated minor leaguers. “Mets’ 2012 supplemental first rounder Kevin Plawecki has shown that his tremendous hand-eye coordination carried from Purdue to the pro ranks. He only hit eight balls over the fence this year, but eventually some of his doubles—he ranked second among...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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