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Category: ‘Outfielders’

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Curtis Granderson
October 26th, 2014 at 3:09 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Juan Lagares Named Finalist for National League Gold Glove Award
October 25th, 2014 at 8:24 AM
Juan Lagares is known throughout baseball for his outstanding defense, and he may get recognized for his sterling glove in baseball's awards season. Lagares was named as a finalist for the National League's Gold Glove Award in center field, and he has a one in three shot to get the...

New York Mets Could Be Interested in Baltimore Orioles’ Outfielder Nick Markakis
October 21st, 2014 at 1:06 PM
The New York Mets will need to add at least one outfielder to their lineup this winter. While much of the media speculation has been around the Mets' need for right handed power in the outfield, the Mets could look in another direction for outfield offense. The Mets have the...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Matt Den Dekker
October 17th, 2014 at 12:45 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Andrew Brown
October 10th, 2014 at 8:55 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Bobby Abreu
October 7th, 2014 at 5:27 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Bobby Abreu Retires from Baseball at 40
September 26th, 2014 at 5:12 PM
While much of baseball has made a big deal of Derek Jeter's final games as a member of the New York Yankees, other players retire with far less fan fare. Some players simply retire in a press room or with a statement to the media. That was the case for...

What Would It Cost New York Mets to Acquire Giancarlo Stanton?
September 10th, 2014 at 11:56 AM
The hottest name on the trade market this winter will likely be Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton. Stanton, 24, is hitting .291 with 37 homers and 105 RBI's over his first 142 games. Stanton's mammoth power would play well in any park, and given the Marlins' frugal nature pundits around...

What Has Gone Wrong for Curtis Granderson in the Second Half?
September 5th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
At the end of the first half, Curtis Granderson appeared to be turning his season around. Granderson had moved to the leadoff spot for the New York Mets and ignited the Mets' lineup. Granderson finished the first half hitting .237 with 14 home runs and 43 RBI's, putting him on...

Matt Den Dekker Showing Signs of Life in Latest Big League Stint
September 4th, 2014 at 11:26 AM
After the New York Mets cut Chris Young in August, they promoted Matt den Dekker to replace him. den Dekker, who has always been known as a good glove man, has struggled to hit in the Major Leagues in his previous stints with the Mets. den Dekker had really torn...

Minor League Mondays: Michael Conforto Starts Strong for Brooklyn
August 25th, 2014 at 12:19 PM
2014 first round pick Michael Conforto was given high praise after the New York Mets selected him 10th overall in the draft. Conforto was rated as the best college hitter available, with some reporters speculating he could start as high as AA Binghamton in the Mets' minor league system. The...

Youth Movement Finally Taking Hold for New York Mets
August 9th, 2014 at 4:01 PM
The New York Mets have wanted to be taken seriously as contenders for a few weeks now, but the team's inability to get back to .500 hurts their credibility. The Mets are all but mathematically out of the playoff chase right now, so it would be good for their future...

Left Field is a Major Problem for New York Mets
August 3rd, 2014 at 8:29 PM
After some initial confusion regarding their outfield situation in May, the New York Mets seem to have figured out 2/3 of the equation. Center field has been capably manned by Juan Lagares, who is playing Gold Glove caliber defense while hitting a respectable .276. Right field belongs to Curtis Granderson,...

Brandon Nimmo Struggling to Adapt to AA
July 23rd, 2014 at 10:35 PM
When Brandon Nimmo was promoted from Single-A St. Lucie to AA Binghamton nearly one month ago, the former first-round pick was tearing the cover off the ball, batting .322 with 73 hits through the first 62 games of his season. Since, the 21-year old hasn't been able to find that...

Report: Chris Young’s Days with New York Mets are “Numbered”
June 23rd, 2014 at 12:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** With Juan Lagares set to be activated from the disabled list on Thursday barring a setback, the New York Mets will need to make a roster move. The logical choice would be to send Kirk Nieuwenhuis back to Las Vegas, but Nieuwenhuis has played well in his latest stint with...

New York Mets Should Pursue Defected Cuban Outfielder This Winter
June 21st, 2014 at 8:22 PM
Cuban position players have taken the baseball world by storm again. Yoenis Cespedes was the first to have big league success with the Oakland A's, and Yasiel Puig broke out in a big way with the Los Angeles Dodgers last season. Another highly touted import came over last season, and...

Eric Young Jr Nearing a Return for New York Mets
June 13th, 2014 at 5:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Mets' depleted outfield should be getting a key player back soon. Eric Young Jr, who has been sidelined since May 25th with a right hamstring strain, is currently on a rehab assignment. Young is scheduled to play with AA Binghamton tonight, and manager Terry Collins told reporters...

New York Mets Will Add Andrew Brown to Roster Thursday
June 4th, 2014 at 4:16 PM
After carrying four bench players and 13 pitchers for a few days, the New York Mets are set to go back to having a normal bullpen tomorrow. Andrew Brown is on his way to join the team in Chicago from Las Vegas, and would join the club as its fifth...

New York Mets Need to Play Juan Lagares Every Day
May 20th, 2014 at 10:01 AM
One unintended side effect of the New York Mets' outfield rotation was that the best defender of the bunch, Juan Lagares, seemed to be getting the short end of the stick. After Eric Young Jr had a good run at the beginning of last week, manager Terry Collins kept putting...

Angry Terry Collins Says Juan Lagares was Never “Benched”
May 19th, 2014 at 8:44 AM
Manager Terry Collins has come under heightened scrutiny over the last week over his lineup management for the New York Mets. The Mets have gone 5-11 so far in May, falling off after a strong April. The Mets have had their problems offensively, getting shut out four times in their...