5:50 AM EST, Tue February 19, 2019
Rising Apple 19 hours ago

New York Mets: Why Michael Conforto can win the MVP in 2019

New York Mets outfielder Michael Conforto enters 2019 with lofty expectations. He could even surpass them and take home the National League MVP. After 57 seasons of baseball, the New York Mets are just one of three major league teams to never have an MVP winner. Jacob deGrom’s 2018 campaign was enough to earn him […] New York Mets: Why Michael Conforto can win the MVP in 2019 - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SNY TV 21 hours ago

Michael Conforto on Mets GM's 'Come get us' boast: 'I love that mantra'

"I love that mantra," Michael Conforto said Monday morning. ". ...If you're not showing up to be the best team in the league, there is no point showing up."
Amazin Avenue Feb 17, 2019
Michael Conforto could put the Mets over the top in 2019

Michael Conforto could put the Mets over the top in 2019

He’s already one of the best players in the league, and 2019 is the year everyone realizes it. On the surface, Michael Conforto’s 2018 was good, but nothing special. He posted a 120 wRC+, backed by a 117 DRC+, and hit 28 home runs in 638 plate appearances. Take a peak at his splits, however, and the story is entirely different. In the first half, while still recovering from a serious shoulder injury, Conforto managed only a 101 wRC+, batted a meager .216, and posted an anemic—by his standards—.150 ISO. In the second half, he exploded for a 143 wRC+, as his stats surged across the...
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."
Amazin Avenue Feb 14, 2019
Amazin’ Avenue Audio, Episode 310: Pitchers and Catchers and Vegas Gif-Shows

Amazin’ Avenue Audio, Episode 310: Pitchers and Catchers and Vegas Gif-Shows

This week, we prepare for spring.  Amazin’ Avenue Audio, Episode 310: Pitchers and Catchers and Vegas Gif-Shows Welcome back to Amazin’ Avenue Audio, where we reflect on the start of spring training. This week, Chris McShane and Brian Salvatore look to the spring training stories that are intriguing them, once again pick ‘a guy’ in the Mets’ bullpen, and discuss the future of entertainment. Plus, we think that Michael Conforto and Travis d’Arnaud will be in The Best Shape Of Their Lives. As always, you can listen or subscribe to the podcast through Apple Podcasts, where we...
Amazin Avenue Feb 10, 2019
Mets Morning News for February 10, 2019

Mets Morning News for February 10, 2019

Your Sunday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Michael Conforto admits now that he potentially pushed himself a bit too hard in his recovery last spring and is looking forward to heading into spring training completely healthy this time around. Devin Mesoraco’s minor league deal with the Mets is $1.75 million with $250,000 in incentives. Some NL executives spoke to Mike Puma about the Mets and are high on the improvements they have made, but remain skeptical of the team’s ability to win in a crowded NL East. Regardless, there is definitely...
New York Post Feb 10, 2019

Time to see if Michael Conforto is fully back after that fateful day

It was a sleepy midweek afternoon game at the end of August, and the home team was 15 games under .500 and 20 games out of first place. When they describe the baseball season as a “grind,” these are the games they are talking about. There were 25,284 fans listed on the official boxscore; there...
Rising Apple Feb 9, 2019

Mets outfielder Michael Conforto poised for a big 2019 season

After a slow first half to his 2018 campaign, Michael Conforto rebounded in a large way after the All-Star Break. With a healthy shoulder heading into the 2019 season, the Mets outfielder looks to be poised for a big year. Michael Conforto suffered a debilitating shoulder injury on a routine swing in August of 2017. […] Mets outfielder Michael Conforto poised for a big 2019 season - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
New York Post Feb 9, 2019

Michael Conforto has high hopes after ‘expensive experience’

PORT ST. LUCIE — Michael Conforto didn’t take his first swings in a spring training game last year until March 16, after having had shoulder surgery six months earlier. Conforto pushed his recovery last spring a little too much, he admits now. This year, he has been able to get back to his usual offseason...
SNY TV Feb 8, 2019

WATCH: Mets' Michael Conforto, Zack Wheeler describe season expectations

For Michael Conforto, preparing for the grueling 162-game baseball season starts the minute a championship team is crowned.
Amazin Avenue Feb 7, 2019
Mets Morning News for February 7, 2019

Mets Morning News for February 7, 2019

Your Thursday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets This could be the year that Michael Conforto puts it all together and becomes a stud player for the Mets (paywall alert). Under pitching coach Dave Eiland, the Mets’ pitching staff reinvented themselves last season by throwing inside more. Todd Frazier has already joined some of his teammates in Port St. Lucie but he comes to camp inspired by his infant son who spent some time in the NICU. Noah Syndergaard is not a fan of baseball’s proposal of a universal DH. Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom are...
Amazin Avenue Jan 30, 2019
Mets Morning News for January 30, 2019

Mets Morning News for January 30, 2019

Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Assistant GM John Ricco will be transitioning into a new role within the organization focusing on baseball and business operations. A healthy Michael Conforto is looking to extend his new hitting mantra to the whole team in 2019. Brodie Van Wagenen is using social media in a way most executives have not. Around the National League East After having wrist surgery, the Braves are hoping Dansby Swanson can improve his offense this season. The Nationals hired Jack McKeion as a senior adviser. The...
SNY TV Jan 29, 2019

Eyeing big 2019, Michael Conforto says 2018 was 'bare minimum' of what he can do

From July 12 through the end of the season, Conforto hit .272/.360/.537 with 18 homers (he hit 28 overall last season) and 15 doubles in 72 games (268 at-bats).
New York Post Jan 28, 2019

Conforto’s new mantra for fixing Mets’ biggest problem at plate

Michael Conforto was in a much different world one year ago than today because he was coming back from September 2017 left shoulder surgery. Conforto is honing his skills like never before and with no Bryce Harper or Manny Machado on the Mets’ horizon, it is going to be up to Conforto to be that...
Amazin Avenue Jan 28, 2019
Mets Morning News for January 28, 2018

Mets Morning News for January 28, 2018

Your Monday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Peter Alonso expressed his desire to be the Mets’ first baseman come Opening Day. MLB Network named Michael Conforto the eighth best left fielder in baseball right now. Richard Justice listed Bryce Harper coming to Queens as one of the seven moves that can shake things up going into 2019. Around the National League East The Washington Post continued their somber saga on Micah Bowie’s fight for his life. The Good Phight looked at how bad the Phillies’ Ryne Sandberg trade really was. Around...

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