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Thursday, January 05, 2017

Travis d’Arnaud must show Mets are right to pass on Matt Wieters - NY Daily News

To recover that power, however, he has to avoid last year’s return to his bad habit of wrapping his bat around his head so dramatically in his stance, which may have been the result of his early-season shoulder injury .

“It just makes his swing way too long to put the barrel on the ball with any consistency,’’ an NL scout said Wednesday. “The Mets know it. I talked to Terry Collins at the winter meetings and he said they tried to fix it but he’d keep going back to it under the stress of the season.

“They’re hoping they can take care of it in spring training. If they can, he’s shown the ability to be an above-average offensive catcher.”

Jim Furtado Posted: January 05, 2017 at 09:19 AM | 1 comment(s)
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