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Mets' Michael Conforto makes spectacular catch on first play of his first pro start in center field

Mets outfielder Michael Conforto started in center field for the first time in his professional career on Sunday, a move precipitated more by a lingering leg injury to teammate Yoenis Cespedes than Conforto’s presumed aptitude in the toughest outfield position. 265 more words

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50 Straight For Familia As Reyes Provides Spark For Mets; "He Creates Havoc"

By Paul DiSclafani

When the Mets acquired their former spark plug Jose Reyes back in June and promoted him to the big club on July 5, they knew he was not the same player that won the batting title in 2011, the year before he bolted to the Marlins after signing a huge Free Agent deal in the off-season. 956 more words

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Mets facing their first must-win series of 2016

by Paul West

In roughly an hour, the New York Mets will begin a series against Giancarlo Stanton and the Miami Marlins, who currently sit a game and a half above them in the standings. 539 more words

Major League Baseball

How the DH would benefit the Mets

By Gem Tablak

As fans, we’ve notice some clutter with not only the Mets OF but with the IF now as well since the Wilpon’s & the Mets reacquired their former SS Jose Reyes. 285 more words

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Juan Lagares looks like the Mets' center field solution--but they won't play him

by Paul West

Let’s suppose, for the sake of argument, you were a front office executive for an MLB team. Let’s say someone were to offer you a player with decent speed on the bases, a monstrous throwing arm, and once-in-a-generation defensive ability in center field? 549 more words

Major League Baseball

Kallet: Mets' Collins Suddenly Has A Dilemma In The Outfield

By Brad Kallet
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Barring injury, Terry Collins will have plenty of juggling to do in the second half of the season.

On Sunday, the Mets recalled… 927 more words

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Michael Conforto in Center Field Is Bananas


Let me start by saying I fully understand the Mets current predicament. Yoenis Cespedes is playing injured. His legs are sore, and he has stated openly and on the record that playing center field has contributed to his leg problems. 843 more words