Category: ‘Third Basemen’

New York Mets Demote Brandon Nimmo, Promote T.J. Rivera to Major Leagues
August 10th, 2016 at 8:17 AM
The New York Mets made a roster move following last night's loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Outfielder Brandon Nimmo was demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas. The move makes sense as Nimmo was barely playing at the big league level, hitting only .237 with a homer and five RBI's in 37...

Mets 101 Met of the Month, July 2016: Wilmer Flores
August 5th, 2016 at 9:41 AM
The New York Mets didn't have a lot go right for them in July as they went 13-14 to fall out of a playoff spot. A big problem was the team's lack of offense as the lineup struggled thanks in large part to a quad injury for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes....

Jose Reyes Heads to Port St. Lucie to Rehab Intercostal Strain
August 3rd, 2016 at 5:17 PM
After getting some bad news about first baseman Lucas Duda, the New York Mets got a positive update on injured infielder Jose Reyes. Reyes, who has been sidelined since July 27th with an intercostal strain, is headed to Port St. Lucie to begin rehab for the injury, Kristie Ackert of...

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...