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Rising Apple Dec 13, 2018

New York Mets: Jeff McNeil’s hitting style is what baseball needs

Anyone who says baseball is boring has never seen New York Mets second baseman Jeff McNeil step up to the plate. His approach to hitting is exactly what the game needs more of. In the short time we’ve seen Jeff McNeil in the major leagues, one of his most consistent attributes has been an ability […] New York Mets: Jeff McNeil’s hitting style is what baseball needs - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Amazin Avenue Dec 12, 2018
Mets Morning News for December 12, 2018

Mets Morning News for December 12, 2018

Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Though a three-team deal appears to be less likely, the Mets are still being very aggressive in trying to acquire Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto. Meanwhile, Yasmani Grandal has been reported as “a real possibility” for the Mets if they fail to land Realmuto. The Rangers have reached out to the Mets about young, controllable pitching. Amidst his name circulating around trade rumors, Amed Rosario is excited to play across from Robinson Cano. On Tuesday, Mickey Callaway said Jeff McNeil will not be...
New York Post Dec 12, 2018

Mickey Callaway reveals Jeff McNeil’s role on new-look Mets

Jeff McNeil should be prepared to wear the “super-sub” label for the Mets heading into spring training. Asked Tuesday about the possibility of McNeil — last season’s rookie sensation for the Mets — platooning at third base, manager Mickey Callaway indicated the job belongs to Todd Frazier. McNeil lost his starting job at second base...
SNY TV Dec 11, 2018

Mets' Callaway on Jeff McNeil and third base: 'Frazier is our starter at third base right now'

Mickey Callaway was asked Tuesday at the Winter Meetings in Las Vegas if Jeff McNeil could potentially push Todd Frazier to become the starter at third base entering the season.
Rising Apple Dec 11, 2018

Mets players who could surprise and exceed expectations in 2019

The New York Mets could use more surprising performances in 2019 from guys who exceed expectations. Who could fit this description? For as troublesome as much of 2018 was, the New York Mets did see multiple players put together surprisingly productive years. Brandon Nimmo made a strong case for an everyday lineup spot. Jeff McNeil […] Mets players who could surprise and exceed expectations in 2019 - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rising Apple Dec 9, 2018

Mets: Jeff McNeil best case and worst case scenarios for 2019

Jeff McNeil put together a fabulous 2018 rookie campaign for the New York Mets. Will he continue to hit in 2019 or is a sophomore slump on the horizon? The name Jeff McNeil pleasantly dances off the tongues and from the lips of New York Mets fans. Hopefully the future second baseman for many years, […] Mets: Jeff McNeil best case and worst case scenarios for 2019 - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rising Apple Dec 7, 2018

Mets: Will the Peter Alonso, Jeff McNeil bromance end before Flushing?

No one in the New York Mets organization looks safe from trade. Could this lead to a possible end to the Peter Alonso and Jeff McNeil bromance before it reaches Citi Field? Down in the minor leagues this past season, a bromance bloomed between New York Mets farmhands Peter Alonso and Jeff McNeil. Each had […] Mets: Will the Peter Alonso, Jeff McNeil bromance end before Flushing? - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rising Apple Dec 2, 2018

New York Mets: How the Robinson Cano trade impacts Jeff McNeil’s role

Although Robinson Cano should become the main second base option for the New York Mets in 2019, there’s plenty of opportunities for Jeff McNeil to impact the team. With the new acquisition of Robinson Cano, last year’s breakout performer, Jeff McNeil, isn’t likely to start at the keystone for the New York Mets in 2019. […] New York Mets: How the Robinson Cano trade impacts Jeff McNeil’s role - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SNY TV Nov 30, 2018

What does Mets' trade for Robinson Cano mean for Jeff McNeil and Peter Alonso?

McNeil had been 'penciled in' as the Mets' starting second baseman for 2019, while Alonso could have been blocked by Bruce.
Amazin Avenue Nov 30, 2018
Mariners including cash in Mets’ trade for Cano and Diaz, which should be final soon

Mariners including cash in Mets’ trade for Cano and Diaz, which should be final soon

There aren’t any specifics yet on exactly how much the Mariners will be covering. The Mets will be receiving cash from the Mariners in their almost-final trade to acquire Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz from Seattle, per a report from Jon Heyman. He also says that parameters still stand where we all left off last night, with the Mets sending Jay Bruce and Anthony Swarzak along with prospects Jarred Kelenic and Justin Dunn—plus possibly one more—to the Mariners. And that one more is still relief pitcher Gerson Bautista, says Andy Martino, who also mentions that Jeff McNeil was in the deal...
Amazin Avenue Nov 29, 2018
Mets’ trade for Cano and Diaz will likely be done by Friday

Mets’ trade for Cano and Diaz will likely be done by Friday

The Mets and Mariners have moved to the final stages of a massive deal. After two days of rampant speculation, it appears that a deal sending Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz to the Mets is close to done, and that final details should come together tomorrow. Per Anthony DiComo, the Mets have begun informing the players in the deal that they will be dealt. The exact terms of the deal are not yet known. Cano and Diaz are the only two Mariners that are expected to go the Mets, while the Mariners are expected to receive Jay Bruce, Anthony Swarzak, and some combination of Jeff McNeil, Jarred...
New York Post Nov 29, 2018

Robinson Cano’s infield frustration a factor for Jeff McNeil’s future

Robinson Cano did not make it public last year, but those close to him have said he was not pleased to lose his second base job to Dee Gordon, in part because Cano has a goal of being the leading home run hitter at second base ever. Cano, though, knew he could not make his...
SNY TV Nov 29, 2018

Two scouts say Mets including Jarred Kelenic in Robinson Cano trade would be big mistake

'He's still young but he has a chance to be a superstar,' one scout said. Along with Kelenic, pitching prospects Justin Dunn and David Peterson and INF Jeff McNeil have also had their names reportedly come up in trade talks
New York Post Nov 28, 2018

Jeff McNeil not letting Cano chatter change offseason plans

Jeff McNeil likely will be the Mets’ starting second baseman in 2019, unless a splash occurs this winter that changes the blueprint. With the Mariners looking to unload Robinson Cano and a significant portion of the $120 million he is owed over the next five years and the Mets searching for creative ways to improve,...
NorthJersey.com Nov 28, 2018
Mets trade rumors with Robinson Cano could affect Jeff McNeil's role in 2019

Mets trade rumors with Robinson Cano could affect Jeff McNeil's role in 2019

Jeff McNeil is currently penciled in as the Mets second baseman, but the team has talked to Seattle about a Robinson Cano trade.        

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