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New York Post Feb 15, 2019

Mets are giving Jeff McNeil a primary position in outfield plan

PORT ST. LUCIE — Jeff McNeil is entering spring training as a left fielder — and the Mets’ primary one, at that. In clarifying his plan on Thursday, manager Mickey Callaway said it’s expected McNeil’s outfield use will be limited to left field, and that McNeil would be the starter against most right-handed pitching. Brandon...

Jeff McNeil will get a shot at left field for Mets this spring

PORT ST. LUCIE — Jeff McNeil has a shot at becoming an everyday outfielder for the Mets. The 26-year-old prospect will see a majority of his spring training playing time in left field, while still getting some reps in the crowded infield, Mickey Callaway said on Thursday afternoon. “We're going...
SNY TV Feb 14, 2019

Jeff McNeil 'penciled in' to regular outfield role, which will impact Michael Conforto

Mets manager Mickey Callaway said Thursday that McNeil will probably be in left field most of the time, with the team wanting him to get comfortable "with all those angles."
New York Post Feb 11, 2019

How Jeff McNeil is embracing life as a Mets outfielder

PORT ST. LUCIE — Jeff McNeil went from starting second baseman to utility infielder to part-time outfielder all during one offseason with the Mets. The 26-year-old McNeil scrapped to reach the major leagues last season and is determined to take the same approach and force his way into manager Mickey Callaway’s lineup in 2019. “Last...
NorthJersey.com Feb 11, 2019
Mets will train Jeff McNeil in outfield to open door for more at-bats

Mets will train Jeff McNeil in outfield to open door for more at-bats

The Mets are preparing to use Jeff McNeil as an outfielder. McNeil last regularly played the position in college.        
SNY TV Feb 11, 2019

Mets' Jeff McNeil will primarily be an outfielder in 2019

Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen says Jeff McNeil will primarily be an outfielder for the Mets in 2019.
SNY TV Feb 11, 2019

Mets' Jeff McNeil 'not too worried' about outfield transition this season

Jeff McNeil hasn't played in the outfield with any semblance of regularity in more than half a decade. But he's not losing sleep over his transition to come in Port St. Lucie this spring.
NorthJersey.com Feb 11, 2019
Video: Jeff McNeil

Video: Jeff McNeil

Video: Jeff McNeil        
SNY TV Feb 6, 2019

WATCH: Jeff McNeil steps into a video game to see if he can 'hit' high score

SNY recently caught up with Jeff McNeil near his hometown in California, where it was batter up as he got into the cage and stepped into a video game to see if he can 'hit' the high score.
Rising Apple Jan 27, 2019

New York Mets: Jeff McNeil may struggle without a position

Jeff McNeil is expected to play all over the field for the New York Mets in 2019. Minus a true position, the shuffle could hurt his production at the plate. At the beginning of the 2019 offseason general manager Brodie Van Wagenen had “penciled in” Jeff McNeil to be the opening day second baseman for […] New York Mets: Jeff McNeil may struggle without a position - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SNY TV Jan 25, 2019

Jeff McNeil's college coach says outfield won't be a problem: 'He can play anywhere'

The Mets are 'making a commitment' to develop Jeff McNeil as an outfielder, GM Brodie Van Wagenen said Thursday. Hours earlier, McNeil's college coach discussed what Mets fans should expect as he makes the transition.
SNY TV Jan 23, 2019

Mets GM says outfield will be Jeff McNeil's 'primary' role

Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen has taken the Jeff McNeil-to-the-outfield conversation further than ever
Amazin Avenue Jan 23, 2019
Brodie Van Wagenen confirms Jeff McNeil “moving to the outfield in a primary role”

Brodie Van Wagenen confirms Jeff McNeil “moving to the outfield in a primary role”

With a crowded infield, McNeil will get a chance to earn playing time in the outfield While the offseason additions of Robinson Cano and Jed Lowrie and the looming debut of Peter Alonso leave the Mets’ infield in pretty good shape heading into 2019, their presence has left some question about the role Jeff McNeil would serve this season. After a stellar rookie season in which he put up a 137 wRC+ and 2.7 fWAR in 63 games, it initially seemed likely that he would get the chance to continue to hold down the second base job he occupied at the end of 2018. But with the moves the Mets have...
SNY TV Jan 18, 2019

WATCH: Mets' Jeff McNeil almost chose golf over baseball

Mets INF Jeff McNeil took an unconventional road to the Major Leagues.
NorthJersey.com Jan 17, 2019
Mets are ready to play Jeff McNeil in the outfield despite inexperience

Mets are ready to play Jeff McNeil in the outfield despite inexperience

The Mets are going to use Jeff McNeil as an outfielder despite his limited experience at the position.        

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