TJ Rivera

Mets promote ex-Trojan T.J. Rivera to help boost offense

NEW YORK (AP) – The New York Mets called up infielder T.J. Rivera from Triple-A Las Vegas on Wednesday to fill the roster spot opened up when outfielder Brandon Nimmo was optioned. The 27-year old Rivera leads Triple-A baseball with a .349 batting average and is a .323 hitter over his six-year minor league career. He also was tied for…

Former Trojan TJ Rivera promoted to New York Mets

NEW YORK  (troytrojans.com) – The New York Mets called up former Troy Trojan TJ Rivera on Wednesday; he will make his MLB roster debut when the Mets host the Arizona Diamondbacks at 6:10 p.m. (CDT) at Citi Field. Rivera, the reigning Pacific Coast Player of the Week, had 15 hits last week, including eight for extra bases. Prior to his…