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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Mets catcher Plawecki opens up about sinus surgery, d’Arnaud - NY Daily News

They like each other. They really like each other.

“I’m sure it’s something that’s going to be entertained,” he added. “Me and Trav are open for anything. We both just want to win. That’s who we are.”

Though they play the same position and therefore compete for playing time, Plawecki and d’Arnaud are big pals. Last year, when d’Arnaud was hurt, they sat together on the bench, dissecting situations. D’Arnaud, the more experienced player, sometimes would proffer ideas — hey, maybe you should’ve gone out to talk to the pitcher last inning.

“He made my transition last year more comfortable,” Plawecki said. “He taught me a lot and I appreciate that.”

Jim Furtado Posted: February 10, 2016 at 09:55 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: kevin plawecki, mets, travis d'arnaud

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Mets’ d’Arnaud cranks up hopes for ‘hell of a year’ after hell of a trip | New York Post

Health is his biggest question mark.

“That’s how you learn, from your failures,’’ said d’Arnaud, who hit .268 during the season with 12 home runs, drove in 41 runs and posted an .825 OPS but only played in 67 games because of injuries. He bounced back, crushing three home runs in the first two rounds of the postseason.

Most of all he wants to stay healthy for his pitchers, whom he raved about.

Jim Furtado Posted: February 09, 2016 at 09:07 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: mets, travis d'arnaud

 

 

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