Tag: outfield

Bruce Expects To Be Everyday Right Fielder

An article by posted on February 16, 2017 0 Comments
Bruce Expects To Be Everyday Right Fielder

New York Mets outfielder Jay Bruce spoke to the media in Port St. Lucie on today and one of the things he said was that the front office told him to be ready to be the everyday right fielder. The Mets seem intent on keeping the veteran outfielder (for now) after having shopped him most […]

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Jose Reyes Looking Forward To Playing Outfield

An article by posted on February 1, 2017 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Looking Forward To Playing Outfield

Speaking to Matt Ehalt of NorthJersey.com, Jose Reyes spoke about the prospect of playing some outfield for the Mets in 2017. “I’m looking forward to it. It’s going to be a new experience. I’m looking forward to the challenge,” Reyes said. “I’m healthy right now, my body feels good, I’m in great shape. I don’t […]

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With Bruce In Right, Is Trading Granderson The Right Move Now?

An article by posted on January 25, 2017 0 Comments
With Bruce In Right, Is Trading Granderson The Right Move Now?

I want to start off by saying that I love Curtis Granderson. He plays with hustle and his off-field endeavors are admirable and laudable. He’s willing to do whatever is necessary to help the team, and is seen as a leader in the clubhouse. Grandy is entering the fourth and final year of a 4 year, […]

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Mets Inform Bruce He Will Be Everyday Right Fielder

An article by posted on January 24, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Inform Bruce He Will Be Everyday Right Fielder

According to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post on Twitter, the Mets now plan to keep Jay Bruce and have informed him he will be their everyday right fielder. Bruce, 30 in April, was acquired by the Mets from the Reds in exchange for infielder Dilson Herrera at this past season’s non-waiver trade deadline […]

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Mets and St. Lucie County Reach New Agreement for Tradition Field Complex

An article by posted on January 24, 2017 0 Comments
Mets and St. Lucie County Reach New Agreement for Tradition Field Complex

The New York Mets and St. Lucie County have agreed to a new Facilities Use Agreement for Tradition Field. The agreement is for a term of 25 years and will include $55 million dollars in new improvements and renovations paid for by county issued bonds. The Mets’ rent calls for 50 percent of all stadium […]

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Former General Managers Discuss Mets’ Jay Bruce Situation

An article by posted on January 22, 2017 0 Comments
Former General Managers Discuss Mets’ Jay Bruce Situation

John Harper of the New York Daily News recently spoke to a few former General Managers about the Mets current situation involving Jay Bruce. He spoke to former Dodgers’ and Giants GM Ned Colletti, former Rockies GM Dan O’Dowd, and former Mets GM Steve Phillips. Ned Colletti was certainly a good person to talk to […]

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2017 Top 30 Mets Prospects: No. 8 Brandon Nimmo, OF

An article by posted on January 11, 2017 0 Comments
2017 Top 30 Mets Prospects: No. 8 Brandon Nimmo, OF

#8 OF Brandon Nimmo Ht: 6’3″ Wt: 205 B/T: L/R Age: 03/27/1993 (23) 2016 Level: MLB New York Mets, Triple-A Las Vegas 51s Acquired: Drafted in 1st round of 2011 draft (13th overall) Last Year: #5 MLB Statistics: 32 G, 73 AB, 12 R, 20 H, 2B, HR, 6 RBI, 6 BB/20 SO, .274/.338/.329 MiLB Statistics: 97 G, 392 AB, 72 R, 138 H, 25 2B, […]

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Orioles Pessimistic On Trumbo, Interested In Bourn

An article by posted on January 10, 2017 0 Comments
Orioles Pessimistic On Trumbo, Interested In Bourn

According to Roch Kubato of MASN, the Orioles and Mark Trumbo have not made any progress in their contract discussions.  While it was noted the Orioles remain interested in re-signing Trumbo, it is believed the two sides are not going to be able to reach a deal. In a separate report from Ken Rosenthal of […]

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Ron Darling Compares Michael Conforto To Don Mattingly

An article by posted on January 6, 2017 0 Comments
Ron Darling Compares Michael Conforto To Don Mattingly

In a recent TV appearance on MLB Network, former Mets pitcher and current SNY color commentator Ron Darling compared the swing of Michael Conforto to Don Mattingly. Darling goes on to talk about playing against Mattingly in 1983 in the minor leagues when he was more of a gap-to-gap hitter (and still playing some outfield). Here […]

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Justin Ruggiano Signs Minor League Deal With Giants

An article by posted on December 24, 2016 0 Comments
Justin Ruggiano Signs Minor League Deal With Giants

According to Matt Eddy of Baseball America, the San Francisco Giants signed veterans Michael Morse and Justin Ruggiano to minor-league deals on Friday night. For Ruggiano, this will be the eighth organization he’s played for heading into his ninth professional season in 2017. Ruggiano, 34, was drafted in the 25th round of the 2004 MLB […]

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