Mets calling up No. 2 prospect Brett Baty as injuries mount

The Mets are calling up one of their top prospects.

Third baseman Brett Baty is on his way from Triple-A Syracuse to Atlanta to join the Mets, according to The Post’s Mike Puma. His call-up will be made official on Wednesday.

Baty, 22, will help fill the void left by Luis Guillorme, who’s out at least a month with a groin injury.

Mets prospect Brett Baty is being called up to the majors.
Mets prospect Brett Baty is being called up to the majors.
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Eduardo Escobar was scratched from Tuesday’s lineup. He had been dealing with an oblique issue. Recently added Deven Marrero is starting at third base in Atlanta.

Baty, the No. 2 ranked Mets prospect by MLB.com, is 8-for-22 since joining Syracuse. He hit .312 with 19 home runs and 59 RBIs in 89 games with Double-A Binghamton earlier this season.

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