Mets Option Brett Baty, Mark Vientos to Triple-A Syracuse

26 Mar

Brett Baty Mark Vientos

The rookies took their best shot, but it wasn’t enough to earn them spots on the Mets’ Opening Day roster. Brett Baty and Mark Vientos have been optioned to Triple-A Syracuse, the team announced Saturday, in a wave of roster moves.

Baty excelled at third base this spring, and Vientos had improved his stock with solid work at first and third base.

Keep in mind that Edgardo Escobar, who will no doubt start at 3rd base instead of Baty opening day, is batting .118 with zero HRs and 2 RBI’s during spring training.

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