The Venezuelan Francisco Álvarez, prospect number 1 of the Major Leagues (MLB, for its acronym in English), received a call to the big team of the New York Mets.
So a source told reporter Mark Feinsand of MLB.com. Until this time, the metropolitan organization has not confirmed the news.
The 20-year-old catcher could make his “Big Show” debut in the crucial Mets-Braves series that will define the National League East Division.
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According to the information, Francisco Álvarez could see action in the role of designated hitter against left-handed pitchers, a role that Darin Ruf has been playing.
The native of Guatire, Miranda state, will become the 25th Venezuelan to make his premiere this year and the 462nd globally, according to Baseball Reference.
The Mirandino mask has been playing and recording an extraordinary performance this year between the Double-A and Triple-A branches of the Mets.