Mets add Matt Reynolds to playoff roster to replace Ruben Tejada

Monday October 12th, 2015

The New York Mets have added shortstop Matt Reynolds to their postseason roster to replace Ruben Tejada, who sustained a broken fibula in Game 2 of the NLDS as a result of a takeout slide from Dodgers infielder Chase Utley.

Reynolds will serve as a replacement middle infielder behind starting shortstop Wilmer Flores and second baseman Daniel Murphy.

Reynolds, the team’s No. 7 prospect, wasn’t considered for promotion when rosters expanded in September, and wasn’t even included on the team’s 40-man roster at the time. He was sent to the Mets’ Port St. Lucie facility at the conclusion of the Triple A season.

He hit .267 in 445 at-bats this season with Triple A Las Vegas with six homers and 65 RBIs.

The Mets host the Dodgers in Game 3 of the NLDS at 8:30 p.m. ET on Monday.

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- Kenny Ducey

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