Category: ‘Outfielders’

New York Mets Need to Consider Offering Yoenis Cespedes a Contract Extension
July 20th, 2016 at 7:46 AM
The New York Mets are in the midst of a playoff push, and a big key to that surge has been the play of outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. Cespedes leads the Mets in virtually every key offensive category, including batting average (.295), home runs (21) and RBI's (52). The Mets' lineup...

New York Mets Plan to Start Using Michael Conforto in Center Field
July 19th, 2016 at 8:35 AM
The New York Mets will let Yoenis Cespedes spend more time in left field going forward in order to preserve his legs and keep his bat in the lineup. The move makes a lot of sense as the Mets' lineup would fall apart if Cespedes missed extended time, but it...

Yoenis Cespedes Wants to Play More Left Field Going Forward
July 18th, 2016 at 12:45 PM
New York Mets' outfielder Yoenis Cespedes made his way back into the lineup yesterday after missing eight days with a strained right quad. Cespedes didn't play his typical position of center field, but instead started in left. After the game, Cespedes told reporters that he would prefer to stay in...

New York Mets Recall Michael Conforto from Minors
July 17th, 2016 at 5:24 PM
The New York Mets have officially recalled outfielder Michael Conforto from Triple-A Las Vegas. The move was made just hours after the Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies in a 5-0 shutout. Conforto had worn out the Pacific Coast League, hitting .344 with nine extra base hits (including three homers) and...

Yoenis Cespedes Still Dealing with Right Quad Strain, Considered Day to Day
July 16th, 2016 at 12:26 PM
The New York Mets started the second half last night without outfielder Yoenis Cespedes in the lineup. Cespedes tried to test his injured right quad in pre-game warmups with some extra batting practice and drills, but the quad flared up when he tried to run the bases. Mets' manager Terry...