Category: ‘Third Basemen’

Minor League Mondays: David Thompson Slugging at Third for St. Lucie
July 25th, 2016 at 8:14 AM
The New York Mets will need to figure out a long term plan for third base given the uncertainty of David Wright's future. Wright is likely out for the remainder of this season after undergoing neck surgery, making his already murky future even more questionable. The Mets have Wright signed...

Yulieski Gurriel Signs Five Year Deal with Houston Astros
July 15th, 2016 at 4:56 PM
One potential option for the New York Mets to boost their offense is now off the board. Cuban third baseman Yulieski Gurriel, who held a private workout with the Mets a few weeks ago, has signed a five year deal with the Houston Astros. The deal is worth 47.5 million...

David Wright Provides Thoughtful Gifts for New York Mets’ All Stars
July 10th, 2016 at 5:20 PM
New York Mets' third baseman David Wright is unlikely to play again this season due to neck surgery, but he can still make his presence felt off the field. Wright, who has been the Mets' captain since 2013, is generally regarded as one of the good guys in the game...

Terry Collins Will Have Tough Job Balancing Playing Time for Jose Reyes, Wilmer Flores
July 6th, 2016 at 10:40 AM
When the New York Mets signed Jose Reyes to a minor league contract, their goal was to have him inherit the bulk of the playing time at third base. The position has been a problem for the Mets since David Wright underwent neck surgery. While Reyes went on his tune...

Report: New York Mets Will Activate Jose Reyes Tomorrow
July 4th, 2016 at 9:47 PM
The New York Mets have gotten on a roll, winning five consecutive games to drive the storm clouds away from Panic City. The team is expected to get another jolt of energy tomorrow. Infielder Jose Reyes, who signed a minor league contract with the Mets back on June 25, is...