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Mets Blankenhorn Named International League Player of the Week

Pottsville native has hit safely in 30 of last 34 games for Syracuse Mets.

travis blankenhorn international league player of the week

Pottsville native Travis Blankenhorn has been named International League Player of the Week.

The New York Mets Triple-A farmhand received the honor for his work during the week of June 20-26.

During that time, Blankenhorn went on a tear at the plate for the Syracuse Mets and that continued a string of good fortune for the Mets utility prospect and former Pottsville Area High School grad.

For the week of June 20-26, Blankenhorn hit an astounding .600 – going 12-20 at the dish – knocked  in 6 runs and hit a pair of home runs.

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After getting out to a sluggish start to the 2022 season, Blankenhorn has really upped his production since mid-May. According to the Syracuse Mets, since May 12, Blankenhorn is hitting .350 wotj 21 RBI, 5 HR, 11 doubles, and 20 runs scored.

He’s also hit safely in 30 of the Triple-A Mets last 34 games.

For the season, Blankenhorn has upped his batting average to .281. He’s got a total of 9 home runs and 36 RBI. He’s also stolen 8 bases.

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