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According to the New York Post, Francisco lvarez has been called up by the New York Mets.
The Mets' top prospect is lvarez. Sherman said that he has a chance to hit against left-handed pitchers in the playoffs.
Since the trade deadline, the Mets have mostly split time between the two designated hitters.
He slashed.257/.380/.493 with 17 home runs and 50 runs scored against right-handed pitchers. Ruf is better against left-handed pitchers, hitting.322 with nine home runs and 27RBI.
The Double-A and Triple-A affiliates of the New York Mets were split by lvarez. He hit.260/.374/.500 with 27 home runs and 78RBI in 112 games.
In 45 games with Syracuse, lvarez hit.234/.382/.443 with nine home runs and 31RBI.
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lvarez signed with the Mets in July of last year. In addition to being New York's top prospect, he is also the top-ranked prospect in all of baseball.
The Mets are the team to beat in the NL East and are expected to make a run in the playoffs. The Atlanta Braves are still in the running for the division title with a 97-59 record.
The Mets and Braves will play a three-game series in Atlanta on Friday and Saturday. The New York Mets will host the Washington Nationals.