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Mets recall Brett Batty after starting a triple-double

Mets recall Brett Batty after starting a triple-double

MLB

April 16, 2023 | 1:36 p.m

Brett Batty is on his way back to the major leagues.

The Post’s Mike Puma confirmed, after his blistering start to the season with Triple-A Syracuse, that the Mets are calling up their best outfield player.

Batty, 23, will join the Mets in Los Angeles on Monday for the start of a three-game series against the Dodgers, according to The Post’s Joel Sherman.

400 with five home runs, 15 RBIs, two steals and a 1.386 OPS in 42 plate appearances at Triple-A.

Patty, the 19th hitter in baseball, According to MLB.comHe was sent down to Triple-A to start the season despite a strong performance during spring training.

In 11 games in the majors last season before he had thumb surgery, Batty hit . 184 with two home runs and five RBIs.

The Mets call up prospect Brett Batty from Triple-A Syracuse.
AP
Brett Batty got off to a great start with the Mets’ Triple-A affiliate.
AP

Veteran baseman Eduardo Escobar got off to a slow start for the Mets, hitting . 114 with one home run and six RBIs in 49 plate appearances.

The 34-year-old will start at third base and bat at number eight in the Mets’ final series against the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.

“The kid deserves it,” Escobar said of Patty. According to Mike Puma at The Post. “He deserves everything he’s getting now.”

The Mets are going on their first sweep of the season.


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