Category: ‘Third Basemen’

New York Mets Draft High School 3B Mark Vientos in Second Round
June 13th, 2017 at 9:40 AM
The New York Mets welcomed two new prospects to their organization during the opening rounds of the MLB Draft last night. After selecting left hander David Peterson from the University of Oregon in the first round, the Mets tabbed high school third baseman Mark Vientos in the second. Vientos, a...

Wilmer Flores Has Seized Third Base Job Away from Jose Reyes
June 5th, 2017 at 7:44 PM
A quiet development occurred over the course of the New York Mets' last homestand. Wilmer Flores has overtaken Jose Reyes as the Mets' starting third baseman, drawing the start there in six of the Mets' last seven games. This change came due to some incredibly hot hitting from Flores, who...

Report: David Wright’s Throwing Program Shut Down
May 21st, 2017 at 10:29 AM
While the New York Mets are poised to get some key players off the disabled list in the next few weeks, their captain won't be one of them. Third baseman David Wright, who has yet to play this season after suffering a shoulder injury in spring training, has had his...

Report: New York Mets Have Mulled Position Switch for Jose Reyes, Asdrubal Cabrera
May 5th, 2017 at 1:15 PM
The New York Mets have had a lot of issues in the early going, and one of the more underrated issues has been poor infield defense. Part of the problem has been the struggles of Jose Reyes at third base. The defense has also been a problem for Asdrubal Cabrera,...

Jose Reyes Could Play Himself onto Bench If Early Struggles Continue
April 13th, 2017 at 2:21 PM
When David Wright got injured in spring training, many New York Mets' fans weren't concerned about his absence for one big reason. That reason was the presence of Jose Reyes as a capable replacement. Reyes served as a sparkplug for the Mets' lineup upon his return last June, hitting .267...