Mets sign 11 minor league free agents, invite nine to spring training.
Crismatt worked around a lead-off double to get out of the frame without permitting a run.
The 23-year-old Venezuela native is known for his defensive prowess behind the dish, throwing out 39 of 84 (46.4 percent) of runners who attempted to steal while with the Columbia Fireflies, New York's full-season Single-A affiliate in the South Atlantic League, in 2018. He also hit .259 and drove in 22 RBI.
has rewarded the Mets' confidence in him with a slash line of .333/.371/.424 with one double, one triple, a team-best three stolen bases and only three strikeouts in 35 plate appearances.
New York Mets pitcher David Peterson tossed 5 2/3 innings of two-run ball, allowing seven hits and two walks with three strikeouts in his MLB debut, an 8-3 victory against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday night at Fenway Park.
Peterson struggled for the first three months of last year with Double-A Binghamton but finished strong with a 3-6 record and a 4.19 ERA in 116 innings of work in 24 games. Furthermore, the southpaw pitched well in the hitter-friendly Arizona Fall League, as well as Spring Training and Summer Camp with the Mets.
Taylor pitched for the Cyclones, the New York Mets' short-season Single-A affiliate, in the 2015 season, posting a 1.00 ERA in nine innings of work in three games.
Andres Gimenez hit .265 with four homers and 32 RBI in the South Atlantic League in 2017.
Mets release Melky Cabrera, Gordon Beckham.
Peterson, the Mets No. 10 overall minor leaguer on MLB.com, tossed 2 1/3 scoreless innings in an intrasquad game on Wednesday, fanning starting outfielders Brandon Nimmo and Michael Conforto.