Venezuelan catcher for the New York Mets, Omar Narvaez, began his minor league rehab assignment with the Brooklyn Cyclones on Thursday; Advanced Class-A branch of the metropolitan organization.
It should be noted that the maracayero went 1-0 in his first game, with a ticket and a strikeout, in what was the Cyclones 6-1 loss to Winston-Salen Dash (Chicago White Sox); directed by Venezuelan Guillermo Quiroz.
The Venezuelan only played five innings behind the catcher, before being replaced in the game by José Mena at the start of the top of the sixth inning.
However, it is very good news that 'Narvy' is already playing games. He hadn't played since April XNUMX, when he suffered a left calf strain that sidelined him in just his fifth game with the big team.
However, MLB.com describes that Omar Narváez is scheduled to play three games in Class-A Advanced, that is, from this Thursday to Saturday. He will then move on to AAA Syracuse, where it is hoped that he can complete his rehab.
Now, if all goes well with the Venezuelan, he should be rejoining the Mets' duties early. With this he would meet the established deadline, as he is eligible to return from the disabled list on June XNUMX.