BINGHAMTON (WBNG) - Catcher Tomas Nido was called up to the New York Mets from the Binghamton Rumble Ponies on Wednesday. It's Nido's second promotion to the big leagues. He played in five games with the Mets in 2017 after the Rumble Ponies were eliminated from the Eastern League playoffs.
Nido played in 107 games for the Binghamton Rumble Ponies over the past two seasons. In addition, the Puerto Rico native earn a spot in the Futures Game during MLB All-Star week in 2017.
Tomas Nido pinch-hit and then caught the final two innings for the Mets Wednesday night in its victory over the Marlins. Nido finished the game 0-for-1.
Rumble Ponies manager Luis Rojas told 12 Sports Wednesday, Nido is big league-ready.
"He's a solid defensive catcher," said Binghamton Rumble Ponies manager Luis Rojas. "His receiving is outstanding. His throwing is outstanding. He blocks the ball. His leadership is still getting better. His maturity and his development I think has put him in the spot where he is today."