Anthony Recker C NYM 18 Hrs
Anthony Recker hit his second home run of the season Tuesday in the Mets' defeat of the Braves.
The two-run shot in the top of the seventh inning broke a 0-0 tie and put Zack Wheeler in line for his first major league win. Recker doesn't play much behind John Buck and will likely be sent to Triple-A Las Vegas when prospect Travis d'Arnaud is ready to contribute.
Anthony Recker C NYM 3 Months
Anthony Recker will make the Mets as a backup catcher.
Recker is hitting .346 (9-for-26) with one home run this spring and ultimately got the nod over Landon Powell. He'll back up John Buck for now, but will likely be booted off the roster as soon as top prospect Travis d'Arnaud is deemed ready for the big leagues.
Anthony Recker C NYM 8 Months
Mets claimed C Anthony Recker off waivers from the Cubs.
Recker was designated for assignment by the Cubs earlier this week. The 29-year-old backstop batted .143 (7-for-49) in 22 games between the Athletics and Cubs this season. He'll serve as organizational depth for the Mets.
Anthony Recker C NYM Aug 22 '11
Athletics recalled C Anthony Recker from Triple-A Sacramento.
Recker, 27, has posted a .287/.388/.501 batting line with 16 home runs and 48 RBI in 99 games this season at the Triple-A level. He'll provide more firepower at backup catcher than his predecessor, Landon Powell.