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Travis d'Arnaud | Catcher | #18

Team: New York Mets
Age / DOB:  (29) / 2/10/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 211
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2007 / Supplemental (Rd. 1) / PHI
Contract: view contract details

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Mets and C Travis d'Arnaud avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $3.475 million contract.
He receives a nice raise in his second year of arbitration eligibility. D'Arnaud sported a .244/.293/.443 batting line with 16 homers in 2017. Jan 12 - 1:14 PM

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Travis d'Arnaud got just one hit in five chances but drove in three runs in a win over the Braves on Wednesday.

He plated the Mets' first run with a fielder's choice grounder in the fourth inning, then laced a single that drove in two runs in the next frame. It's been another injury-plagued, inconsistent season for the catcher, although he's been trending in the right direction in recent weeks. He has a .245 batting average with 16 home runs and 57 RBI in 110 games.
Thu, Sep 28, 2017 12:15:00 AM

Travis d'Arnaud went 2-for-3 with a homer, two RBI, and a walk in the Mets' win over the Braves on Monday night.

The 28-year-old catcher hit an RBI double in the bottom of the third inning and added a solo shot in the bottom of the eighth. He's batting just .246 with a .296 on-base percentage in 108 games this season, but d'Arnaud is up to 16 home runs and a respectable .451 SLG.
Mon, Sep 25, 2017 11:03:00 PM

Travis d’Arnaud went 2-for-4 with two homers and four RBI in Friday’s 7-6 victory over the Nationals.

D’Arnaud connected for a solo homer in the second inning before tying the game with a three-run shot in the fifth. The Mets would take the lead one inning later. This was his second career multi-homer game this season, with both of them coming against the Nationals this season. The 28-year-old now has a career-high 15 homers to go along with a .245/.292/.442 batting line. He has turned things on a bit this month, but he’s no sure thing to begin next year as the No. 1 catcher for New York.
Fri, Sep 22, 2017 11:31:00 PM

Travis d'Arnaud (knee) is back in the Mets' lineup Saturday against the Braves.

D'Arnaud sat out Friday's game after twisting his right knee on Thursday, but fortunately it's not considered serious. The 28-year-old has picked things up offensively in September, but Kevin Plawecki is cutting into his playing time.
Sat, Sep 16, 2017 04:24:00 PM

Travis d'Arnaud (knee) is not in the Mets' lineup Friday.

D'Arnaud twisted his right knee on Thursday. It doesn't appear to be anything that will keep him out out, but Kevin Plawecki will get the start Friday.
Fri, Sep 15, 2017 04:55:00 PM

Travis d'Arnaud was lifted from Thursday's battle against the Cubs with a twisted right knee.

The hard-hitting backstop was pulled after grounding into a double play in the fifth inning. It sounds as though the injury is minor though and shouldn't keep d'Arnaud out of action long. Kevin Plawecki took over for him in Thursday's game.
Thu, Sep 14, 2017 10:16:00 PM

Travis d'Arnaud went 2-for-3 and belted a two-run bomb in a win over the Phillies on Wednesday.

He got his heroics out of the way early, taking starter Nick Pivetta yard in the first inning with Asdrubal Cabrera on board. The Mets' primary backstop owns a .237 batting average with 11 home runs and 42 RBI in 96 games.
Thu, Sep 7, 2017 01:12:00 AM

Travis d'Arnaud is not in the Mets' lineup for Saturday's showdown against Gio Gonzalez and the Nationals.

It's just a regular day of rest for d'Arnaud, but with so many other big bats missing due to injury, his absence is notable. Kevin Plawecki is starting in his place and batting sixth for the Mets on Saturday afternoon.
Sat, Aug 26, 2017 12:43:00 PM

Travis d'Arnaud is not in Monday's lineup against the Yankees.

He's just getting a breather. Rene Rivera will start behind the plate and catch Rafael Montero.
Mon, Aug 14, 2017 03:44:00 PM

Travis d'Arnaud went 1-for-4 with three strikeouts in Sunday's loss to the Mariners.

The Mets' offense proved powerless in this one, not getting on the board until the ninth inning. They would lose by a 9-1 final. For his part, d'Arnaud is now hitting .239/.295/.426 with nine homers and 33 RBI in 67 games played this season.
Sun, Jul 30, 2017 07:16:00 PM

Travis d'Arnaud went 3-for-3 with an RBI single and a run scored in a win over the A's on Saturday.

D'Arnaud had an RBI single and scored a run in the Mets' four-run sixth inning. He also doubled among his three hits, and walked in the contest. These games come along every so often and remind us that the 28-year-old was once a highly-regarded prospect in part for his offensive abilities, but it's just been too sporadic to this point in his major league career. Through Saturday, d'Arnaud is hitting .241/.302/.449 in 2017.
Sun, Jul 23, 2017 12:15:00 AM

Travis d'Arnaud homered and drove in a pair of runs on Tuesday as the Mets fell to the Marlins.

The hard-hitting backstop drove in a run with an RBI single in the fourth inning, then clubbed a solo homer that tied the game at 3-3 in the seventh. He finished the night 2-for-4 and is now hitting .226/.288/.466 with nine homers and 26 RBI.
Wed, Jun 28, 2017 12:05:00 AM

Travis d'Arnaud went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Thursday's loss to the Dodgers.

D'Arnaud cranked a solo homer off Hyun-Jin Ryu in the fourth inning. He is now working on a little five-game hitting streak. Despite showing a nice bit of pop in the bat this season -- eight homers in 129 at-bats -- d'Arnaud is hitting just .226 overall.
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 01:48:00 AM

Travis d'Arnaud went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI as the Mets rolled over the Cubs on Monday.

The hard-hitting backstop delivered an RBI double in the eighth inning that increased the Mets' lead to 5-1. He also drew a walk in the contest, reaching base safely three times. Even with the strong night though, he's still hitting just .229/.299/.486 on the season with seven homers and 22 RBI.
Mon, Jun 12, 2017 09:38:00 PM

Depth Charts

C1Travis d'Arnaud
2Kevin Plawecki
3Tomas Nido
4Jose Lobaton
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2Dominic Smith
3Phillip Evans
4T.J. Rivera
2B1Asdrubal Cabrera
2Wilmer Flores
3Gavin Cecchini
4Ty Kelly
SS1Amed Rosario
2Jose Reyes
3Luis Guillorme
3B1Todd Frazier
2David Wright
LF1Yoenis Cespedes
CF1Juan Lagares
2Brandon Nimmo
3Matt den Dekker
RF1Jay Bruce
2Michael Conforto
Starting Pitcher
S1Noah Syndergaard
2Jacob deGrom
3Matt Harvey
4Steven Matz
5Jason Vargas
6Zack Wheeler
7Robert Gsellman
8Seth Lugo
9Rafael Montero
Relief Pitcher
R1Jeurys Familia
2A.J. Ramos
3Anthony Swarzak
4Jerry Blevins
5Paul Sewald
6Hansel Robles
7Gerson Bautista
8Tyler Bashlor
9Jacob Rhame
10Jamie Callahan
11Matt Purke