Category: ‘Relief Pitchers’

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...

Minor League Mondays: Thomas Szapucki Dominating Appalachian League Hitters
July 18th, 2016 at 9:44 AM
After trading away or promoting the majority of their top pitching prospects the past few years, the New York Mets have begun to make an effort to restock that portion of their farm system. While the Mets' 2016 draft class featured an emphasis on college arms, they did select a...

New York Mets Recall Michael Conforto from Minors
July 17th, 2016 at 5:24 PM
The New York Mets have officially recalled outfielder Michael Conforto from Triple-A Las Vegas. The move was made just hours after the Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies in a 5-0 shutout. Conforto had worn out the Pacific Coast League, hitting .344 with nine extra base hits (including three homers) and...

Michael Conforto Will Remain in Triple-A to Start Second Half
July 14th, 2016 at 2:14 PM
The New York Mets will not take the opportunity to promote outfielder Michael Conforto from Triple-A Las Vegas prior to the start of the second half, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Conforto has hit well for Triple-A Las Vegas since his demotion in mid-June, batting .340 with three homers...

Michael Conforto Making Push to Return to Majors
July 12th, 2016 at 10:25 AM
The New York Mets demoted outfielder Michael Conforto to Triple-A Las Vegas to allow him to clear his head. After a blistering .365 start to the season in April, Conforto slumped all the way to .222 as injuries took a chunk out of the lineup and made him more of...