C,DH - NYM
Francisco Alvarez had a three-run home run, but it wasn't enough as the Mets fell to the Rockies 11-10 on Sunday.
The 21-year-old catcher now has eight homers on the season and 19 RBIs in 33 games played, with a .269 batting average and a .377 wOBA. Despite the loss, Alvarez's performance was a bright spot for the Mets.
The Mets have moved Francisco Alvarez up the lineup for Sunday’s matchup with the Rockies. He will bat second and start behind the plate.
The 21-year-old catcher has been hitting ninth for the majority of his starts so far this season. Alvarez has heated up as of late, hitting .440 with four home runs and 10 RBI over his last seven games. If Alvarez remains atop the Mets’ order, he will see likely see more meaningful at-bats moving forward.
Francisco Alvarez went 2-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored, including a solo shot in the fourth inning to give the Mets a 5-3 lead.
The young catcher has struggled at the plate this season, hitting just .232 with a .259 BABIP, but tonight's performance could be a sign of things to come for the highly-touted prospect.
Francisco Alvarez went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run, his fourth of the season, in Wednesday's win over Tampa Bay.
Alvarez has struggled at the plate this season, hitting just .218 with a .302 wOBA and a 0.255 BABIP over 26 games played. However, his power has been on display with four home runs and nine RBI on the season.
Alvarez had a big night at the plate, driving in two runs and scoring two more on two solo home runs, but it wasn't enough as the Mets fell to the Reds 7-6.
The 21-year-old catcher has struggled at the plate so far this season, hitting just .241 with three home runs and six RBI in 19 games, but Tuesday's performance could be a sign of things to come for the highly-touted prospect.