CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 27: Kevin Plawecki #26 of the New York Mets slides in to score a run in the 2nd inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on August 27, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians will have a new catcher this season.
The Tribe acquired Kevin Plawecki from the Mets and sent pitcher Walker Lockett and infielder Sam Haggerty to New York.
Plawecki spent his entire career with the Mets. He played in 79 games for them last season.
Cleveland traded all-star catcher Yan Gomes after the season ended.