1B,3B,DH - New York Mets
Mark Vientos launched two solo home runs Wednesday to help the Mets secure an 8-3 victory over the Marlins.
Vientos, who has struggled at the plate this season with a .226 batting average, showed off his power with his seventh and eighth homers of the year. Despite his low average, Vientos has displayed some pop with five doubles and a triple to go along with his home runs. While his strikeout rate of 29.6% is a concern, his ability to drive in runs could make him an intriguing option in deeper fantasy leagues.
Mark Vientos is not in the lineup Wednesday due to inflammation/soreness in his wrist.
Vientos has struggled as of late, going 2-for18 in his last five games. It's unclear when this injury popped up, but it's possible that it is hindering him at the plate. He is considered day-to-day.
New York Mets first baseman Mark Vientos is back on the bench Thursday versus the Nationals.
Vientos singled and struck out twice in Wednesday's series finale against the Yankees but will take a season for Thursday's series opener with the Nationals. The rookie is having a tough time hitting in the big leagues with a .220 average along with one homer across 64 plate appearances on the campaign.
New York Mets infielder Mark Vientos is back in the starting lineup Wednesday versus the Yankees.
Vientos sat out Tuesday's Subway Series opener but will get back in the lineup out of the two-hole on Wednesday. Despite the comfy spot in the lineup, Vientos has scuffled mightily in the big leagues, hitting just .218 with one homer across 60 plate appearances.
Mark Vientos is on the bench Tuesday night against the Yankees.
Vientos started at designated hitter on Sunday night against the Red Sox but saw his big-league struggles continue as he went hitless with two punchouts in three plate appearances. The youngster is now hitting just .204 with one homer across 58 trips to the plate.