Category: ‘Outfielders’

New York Mets Need to Let Michael Conforto Be the Everyday Leadoff Hitter
April 25th, 2017 at 8:16 AM
For most of the year, the New York Mets have been trying to get production out of their leadoff spot. Jose Reyes started the year there and was pretty bad, going 1 for 29 before getting dumped to the bottom of the batting order. Curtis Granderson got the next crack...

Report: Yoenis Cespedes Told Terry Collins He Will Be Back on Tuesday
April 24th, 2017 at 2:37 PM
It was a rough weekend for the New York Mets, who got swept by the Washington Nationals and have now lost eight of their last nine games. Injuries have hit the Mets hard, but no injury loomed larger than the absence of left fielder Yoenis Cespedes. Cespedes hurt his hamstring...

Jay Bruce’s Resurgence is Exactly What Doctor Ordered for New York Mets’ Offense
April 20th, 2017 at 11:28 AM
The New York Mets expected to have a deep and powerful lineup this season, and that has proven true for the most part. The team ranks second in the National League in home runs, trailing only the Milwaukee Brewers, and a big part of that power surge has been a...

New York Mets Made Right Call by Keeping Michael Conforto at Big League Level
April 14th, 2017 at 11:48 AM
When Juan Lagares was activated from the disabled list yesterday, the New York Mets opted not to demote Michael Conforto to Triple-A Las Vegas to clear a roster spot for Lagares. While there was an argument to be made that Conforto would benefit more from every day playing time in...

Juan Lagares’ Rehab Assignment Moving Quickly
April 12th, 2017 at 12:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Mets may be getting a key piece for their bench back sooner than anticipated. Outfielder Juan Lagares, who started the season on the disabled list with a strained oblique muscle, has been progressing rapidly in his rehab. The Mets had Lagares play seven innings in a...