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Dilson Herrera | Second Baseman

Team: New York Mets
Age / DOB:  (21) / 3/3/1994
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 150
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Mets optioned INF Dilson Herrera to Triple-A Las Vegas.
Wilmer Flores is set to take over as the starting second baseman, so Herrera is better off getting regular playing time in the minors. The 21-year-old is batting just .195/.290/.317 over 93 plate appearances at the major league level, but he still has a lot of long-term promise. Jun 30 - 2:25 PM

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Mets manager Terry Collins said Sunday that the way Dilson Herrera has been playing, Daniel Murphy will be a third baseman when he returns from the disabled list.

Herrera went 1-for-3 and belted his second home run of the season in Sunday's victory over the Braves. The 21-year-old has certainly held his own at the plate thus far, slashing .255/.352/.426 with four RBI and a stolen base.
Jun 14 - 5:00 PM

Mets activated INF Dilson Herrera from the 15-day disabled list.

Herrera missed close to four weeks because of a fracture in his right middle finger. He's going to play regularly with all the injuries on the Mets' infield depth chart, and the 21-year-old warrants some attention in deeper mixed fantasy leagues. A top-100 prospect, Herrera boasts a .302/.367/.464 career minor league batting line.
Jun 11 - 1:03 PM

Dilson Herrera (finger) will be activated Thursday.

Herrera went 3-for-9 with two RBI on his minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Las Vegas. The young outfielder has been out since May 16 with a fracture in his right middle finger. He was batting .235/.297/.353 with a homer and three RBI in 10 games with the Mets.
Jun 11 - 9:28 AM

Dilson Herrera (finger) will not be activated from the disabled list on Wednesday.

That's the day that had been looking most likely, but the Mets have decided to give him a bit more time on his rehab assignment at Triple-A Las Vegas. Herrera could return by this weekend.
Jun 9 - 7:50 PM

Dilson Herrera (finger) went 1-for-5 with a double Monday in a minor league rehab game with Triple-A Las Vegas.

Herrera moved up to Triple-A on Monday after going 5-for-11 over three games with High-A St. Lucie. The 21-year-old has been out since mid-May with a fractured tip of his right middle finger, but all signs point to his return on Wednesday. He could play a big role with the injuries in the Mets' infield.
Jun 9 - 8:41 AM

Dilson Herrera (finger) began a rehab assignment on Thursday.

He picked up five hits in 11 at-bats for High-A St. Lucie and will now move up to Triple-A Las Vegas. Herrera should be activated by the Mets soon and they could use him with the injuries that have hit their infield.
Jun 7 - 8:25 AM

Dilson Herrera (finger) has begun swinging a bat lightly.

He's also begun throwing. Herrera was unable to grip a bat or baseball just a week ago, so he appears to have made big strides with his fractured right middle finger since then. There remains no timetable for his return.
Jun 1 - 9:17 PM

Dilson Herrera (finger) remains unable to grip a baseball or a bat.

Herrera is able to field grounders, but his baseball activity remains limited just over a week after being diagnosed with a fractured right middle finger. It's not clear at this point how long he'll be sidelined.
May 24 - 10:55 AM

Mets placed INF Dilson Herrera on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured right middle finger.

It's unclear at the moment just how much time he may stand to miss. The young infielder sustained the injury during fielding drills. Eric Campbell has been recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas to take his place on the Mets roster.
May 16 - 8:37 AM

According to SNY, Dilson Herrera has a broken right middle finger and will be sent to the disabled list.

Herrera was scratched from Friday's lineup with what was initially being termed a cracked fingernail. It appears that the injury is more significant than that, as it's being reported that he broke his right middle finger during fielding drills. No word as of yet on when he might be able to return. Ruben Tejada took his place at second on Friday.
May 15 - 8:55 PM

Dilson Herrera was scratched from Friday's lineup with a cracked fingernail.

Herrera suffered the injury when he was hit by a ball during batting practice. Ruben Tejada took his spot at second base.
May 15 - 5:08 PM

Dilson Herrera went 3-for-3 with an RBI single and a two-run home run as the Mets topped the Orioles on Wednesday.

Herrera entered the night with one hit (a single) in 14 plate appearances since being recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas. He started the scoring with an RBI single in the second inning, then provided insurance with a two-run home run off of Brad Brach in the sixth. Herrera had been hitting well in the minors; the Mets are hoping some of that eventually translates while he's up in the majors.
May 6 - 10:12 PM

Mets recalled INF Dilson Herrera from Triple-A Las Vegas.

No word yet on the corresponding move. The 21-year-old has been on a tear at the plate, slashing .375/.407/.513 with a homer, 11 RBI and three stolen bases in 19 games at Las Vegas. Herrera will play second base regularly until David Wright (hamstring) returns, pushing Daniel Murphy over to third.
Apr 30 - 11:02 PM

Mets prospect Dilson Herrera has hit .500 during his seven-game hitting streak for Triple-A Las Vegas.

He's recorded at least two hits in each of those outings. Herrera broke into the majors late last season, showing nice power with 3 HR and 11 RBI in only 59 at-bats. The 21-year-old could be back with New York soon if he keeps swinging a hot bat.
Apr 22 - 4:53 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Travis d'Arnaud
2Kevin Plawecki
1B1Lucas Duda
2B1Wilmer Flores
SS1Ruben Tejada
3B1Juan Uribe
2Daniel Murphy
3Kelly Johnson
LF1Michael Cuddyer
2Michael Conforto
3Cesar Puello
CF1Juan Lagares
2Kirk Nieuwenhuis
RF1Curtis Granderson
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Matt Harvey
2Jacob deGrom
3Jon Niese
4Bartolo Colon
5Noah Syndergaard
6Steven Matz
7Rafael Montero
8Zack Wheeler
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jeurys Familia
2Tyler Clippard
3Jenrry Mejia
4Bobby Parnell
5Carlos Torres
6Jerry Blevins
7Alex Torres
8Sean Gilmartin
9Hansel Robles
10Buddy Carlyle
11Erik Goeddel
12Josh Edgin