Tag: center field

Cespedes Says He’d Prefer To Play In Left Field

An article by posted on March 10, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Says He’d Prefer To Play In Left Field

It was interesting to read how Yoenis Cespedes responded when Marly Rivera of ESPN asked him if he was happy playing center field for the Mets. “If I had the choice, I would stay in left field. But I will play where the team needs me. If they want me to play center field, I’ll play […]

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Juan Lagares Opening Some Eyes At Mets Camp

An article by posted on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Opening Some Eyes At Mets Camp

Juan Lagares was on base three times in as many plate appearances on Tuesday against the Atlanta Braves, delivering a pair of singles, a walk, two RBI, a run scored and a stolen base. He’s batting .500 with a 1.071 OPS so far this Spring. Lagares is expected to open the season as the team’s […]

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ESPN’s Top 10 Mets Prospects

An article by posted on February 16, 2016 0 Comments
ESPN’s Top 10 Mets Prospects

Keith Law of ESPN.com rolled out his Top 10 Mets Prospects on Tuesday, a few days after ranking the Mets farm system 16th in the major leagues. Here they are with the number in parenthesis denoting the Top 100 MLB ranking. 1. Dominic Smith, 1B (29) 2. Steven Matz, LHP (37) 3. Amed Rosario, SS […]

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Mets Agree To Minor League Deal With Roger Bernadina

An article by posted on February 8, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Agree To Minor League Deal With Roger Bernadina

The Mets have signed outfielder Roger Bernadina to a minor league contract, the team announced this afternoon. The contract will pay him $750,000 if he’s added to the major league roster. If he’s not on the roster by June 15, he will have to be released. (Jon Heyman) Bernadina, 31, has played with four teams over […]

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Mets Have No Plans To Watch Denard Span

An article by posted on December 29, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have No Plans To Watch Denard Span

For those of you – and I know there’s a lot of you – holding out hope that the Mets were still in the hunt for free agent outfielder Denard Span despite the signing of Alejandro De Aza, here’s some sobering news for you… According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets […]

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Mets Sign Alejandro De Aza To $5.75 Million Guaranteed Deal

An article by posted on December 22, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Sign Alejandro De Aza To $5.75 Million Guaranteed Deal

Wow, deal is for much more than initially reported. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, free agent outfielder Alejandro De Aza will get a guaranteed $5.75 million plus incentives that could make the total deal worth $7 million. That some believe De Aza is getting that kind of money to replace Kirk Nieuwenhuis is […]

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Mets To Attend Denard Span Workout After New Year

An article by posted on December 19, 2015 0 Comments
Mets To Attend Denard Span Workout After New Year

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post has confirmed that the New York Mets are among the teams that will be on hand for the special workout Denard Span has planned  in Tampa after the New Year. The free agent center fielder says he fully recovered from his hip surgery and his agent Scott Boras […]

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Mets Still Open To Full-Time Center Fielder

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Still Open To Full-Time Center Fielder

While it seems ever more likely that the Mets will be looking for a platoon player in center field in the coming weeks, Assistant GM John Ricco won’t rule out the possibility of acquiring a full-time center fielder. It appears likely that Juan Lagares will enter next season as part of a platoon, but there […]

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Pondering The Future Of Juan Lagares

An article by posted on December 6, 2015 0 Comments
Pondering The Future Of Juan Lagares

Is it too soon to call Juan Lagares a bust? As of now, that appears to be the call on the 5-year, $23-million the Mets gave to the flashy center fielder after his 2014 Gold Glove Award winning season. He might get a pass because of a bad elbow that allowed base runners to take […]

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Has Anything Changed Financially For The Mets After A 2015 Windfall?

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Has Anything Changed Financially For The Mets After A 2015 Windfall?

It certainly appears as though the Mets do not plan to do anything significant if they fail to land free agent infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist, who is expected to sign with a team by the end of next week’s Winter Meetings. According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, the Mets don’t appear inclined to offer Zobrist […]

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Add Orioles to Growing List of Suitors for Gerardo Parra

An article by posted on November 24, 2015 0 Comments
Add Orioles to Growing List of Suitors for Gerardo Parra

The New York Mets have kept in contact with the representatives for free agent outfielder Gerardo Parra whom they met with at the GM Meetings earlier this month. He appears to be one of the top targets on the Mets’ offseason wish list. While Parra disappointed in the second half with the Baltimore Orioles, he […]

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