4) Forgotten NY Mets player: Matt Reynolds
Matt Reynolds is actually having a very good year. It’s just not with the Mets. The Cincinnati Reds picked him up after only one game played for the Mets where he didn’t even get a chance to step into the batter’s box.
Reynolds finished the April 16th game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in right field for New York. It would be his lone appearance of the year for the team. The Reds, in some desperate need of live bodies, plucked him off waivers about a week later and he has been playing all over the field for them this season.
Reynolds, if he was able to produce for the Mets this year, could have been a pretty valuable piece to have. Unfortunately, there just wasn’t space for a journeyman utility player or enough patience to let him figure things out.
5) Forgotten NY Mets player: Connor Grey
You may not have noticed Connor Grey on the Mets because he didn’t even pitch for them during his brief stay on their roster. The 28-year-old pitcher has been in Syracuse for most of the year. However, late in the summer, the Mets promoted him for reinforcement.
Grey never did get into a game and was designated for assignment shortly after. His chance to pitch in the big leagues for them could be over already.
At least he was, even only as a bystander, a member of a major league club this season.