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Top Kevin Parada News

  • Mets' Kevin Parada: Will begin 2023 in High-A

    Parada will begin the 2023 season with High-A Brooklyn, Tim Healey of Newsday reports.

    After being drafted 11th overall in 2022, Parada got off to a hot start, slashing .275/.455/.425 over 55 plate appearances in rookie and Single-A ball. He's a known power hitter and has shown signs of defensive improvement over the offseason, which could allow him to quickly rise through the Mets' farm system in 2023.

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  • Mets' Kevin Parada: Draws raves for defense

    Parada has made significant improvement with his throwing and pitch framing since making his pro debut last year, Jim Callis of reports.

    "From what we saw last summer, his receiving and throwing needed a lot of improvement, and I've never seen a guy improve at both so much this quickly," New York farm director Kevin Howard said this week. "He looks almost big league ready in both." Parada's bat has never been in question, so if he is able to turn himself into a viable catcher defensively, his timeline to the majors could be accelerated. Francisco Alvarez remains ahead of him in the system, but Parada could still end up being the Mets' long-term answer behind the plate.

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  • Mets' Kevin Parada: Getting reps in rookie ball

    Parada has appeared in three games for the Mets' Florida Coast League squad, going 3-for-11 with a pair of doubles, two walks and one strikeout.

    New York's 2022 first-rounder (11th overall) hasn't looked out of place while making his debut in pro ball. Parada may get bumped up to see some Single-A action before the season is out. He's been deployed at catcher so far, but it remains an open question whether he'll stick there in the long run.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-1, 210 lbs
Birthplace: Pasadena, CA
Age: 21
Experience: R
Bats/Throws: R, R