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New York Mets Will Promote Reliever Seth Lugo to Majors
June 30th, 2016 at 9:02 AM
***PHOTO1***The New York Mets' bullpen has been taxed heavily of late, needing to pitch at least three innings in five of the last games. The unit could use fresh blood, so the Mets have decided to recall right hander Seth Lugo from the Triple-A Las Vegas 51's, Matt Ehalt of...

New York Mets Sign Second Round Pick Peter Alonso
June 30th, 2016 at 8:50 AM
The New York Mets agreed to terms with another one of their draft picks yesterday. Peter Alonso, the Mets' second round pick from the University of Florida, has signed a contract with the Mets worth $909,000 dollars, MLB.com's Jim Callis reports. The Mets will assign Alonso, a first baseman, to...

Juan Lagares Set to Begin Rehab Assignment with Binghamton
June 27th, 2016 at 5:42 PM
The New York Mets have had a lot of injury problems this season, but they may be close to getting back one key contributor. Outfielder Juan Lagares, who has been sidelined since June 16th with a partially torn ligament in his left thumb, is set to begin a rehab assignment...

Minor League Mondays: Michael Conforto, Jose Reyes Start Minor League Stints
June 27th, 2016 at 10:16 AM
The New York Mets' farm system received a bit of star power for the next few weeks thanks to the additions of two big league contributors. Outfielder Michael Conforto was sent down to Triple-A Las Vegas after a tremendous long term slump destroyed his confidence. Long time Met Jose Reyes...

Report: New York Mets Demote Michael Conforto to Minors
June 25th, 2016 at 2:02 PM
A month and a half long slump has, at least temporarily, cost Michael Conforto his job. The New York Mets have demoted Conforto to Triple-A Las Vegas according to multiple reports. Conforto started the season red hot, earning a promotion to the third spot in the batting order while hitting...