NEW YORK, N.Y. – Former Razorback Matt Reynolds has been added to the New York Mets’ postseason roster, Major League Baseball announced Monday. The Mets are playing the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Divisional Series.
Reynolds has never played in a major league game and is on the verge of becoming just the second MLB player in the modern era to make his major league debut in a postseason game.
The infielder played three years for Arkansas from 2010-2012 where he started 141 games and hit .275 with 72 RBI. He was a part of the 2012 College World Series team that advanced to the national semifinals.
Since his college days, Reynolds has progressively risen through the minors after being selected in the second round of the 2012 MLB Draft. He started his professional career in Single A with the Savannah Sand Gnats.
In the 2013 season, Reynolds moved up to the Advanced-A league with the St. Lucie Mets and was promoted again to the Double-A Binghamton Mets at the end of 2013. He stayed in Binghamton for 58 games of the 2014 season, hitting .355, before being promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas.
Reynolds played 68 games with the 51s in 2014 and batted .333 with 40 RBIs and five home runs. He spent the entire 2015 season in Las Vegas, where he hit .267 with six home runs and 65 RBIs.
Game three of the NLDS between the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers is Monday at 7:37 p.m. Central time on TBS. The best-of-five series is tied 1-1.
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