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Amazin Avenue Oct 20, 2020
Mets Morning News for October 20, 2020

Mets Morning News for October 20, 2020

Your Tuesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Anthony DiComo answered Mets fans’ questions pertaining to the catching market outside of J.T. Realmuto, the potential of offering Marcus Stroman a qualifying offer, and extension talks between the team and Michael Conforto. Tim Britton made arguments for and against keeping manager Luis Rojas heading into the new Steve Cohen regime. (Paywall Alert) SNY examined the team’s payroll situation, which should allow them to go after big name free agents and extend their own stars. Jay Horwitz spoke with...
Rising Apple Oct 14, 2020

NY Mets: How much will Steve Cohen pay Michael Conforto?

It will be up to Steve Cohen to pay Michael Conforto. What will the New York Mets right fielder take home through a contract extension? The New York Mets enter the MLB offseason with an unprecedented level of excitement and expectation. The pending ownership transition from the historically stingy Wilpon family to billionaire Steven Cohen, […] NY Mets: How much will Steve Cohen pay Michael Conforto? - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Amazin Avenue Sep 30, 2020
2020 Mets takeaways: The outfield

2020 Mets takeaways: The outfield

Photo by Drew Hallowell/ A crowded outfield picture that somehow still has a big hole in the middle. While the 2020 season was overall a disappointment, the performance of the Mets’ outfield certainly was not. Despite some major defensive limitations. which we’ll get to in a minute, the Mets’ outfield posted a league-best 143 wRC+—14 points better than the second place Blue Jays—en route to a league leading 6.6 fWAR. Michael Conforto held down right field, and was a bona fide star in this shortened season. The 27-year-old posted a .322/.412/.515 line with 9 HR, good for a 157...
New York Daily News Sep 26, 2020
Michael Conforto talks Sandy Alderson’s expected return, his future with the Mets

Michael Conforto talks Sandy Alderson’s expected return, his future with the Mets

Sandy Alderson drafted a young and talented core of pitchers and position players during his eight-year run with the Mets as general manager.
Amazin Avenue Sep 25, 2020
Mets Morning News for September 25, 2020

Mets Morning News for September 25, 2020

Photo by Al Bello/ Your Friday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets defeated the Nationals yesterday by a score of 3-2. Dom Smith went 3-5 with a double, and David Peterson threw seven solid innings in what will definitely be his final outing of the season. Choose your recap: Amazin’ Avenue short and long, Daily News, MLB.com, Newsday, North Jersey, Post Michael Conforto’s 2020 season is officially over as a result of his hamstring injury. He has been placed on the IL, and Luis Guillorme will take his place on the roster. Missing...
New York Post Sep 25, 2020

Michael Conforto’s ‘unbelievable’ Mets season is over

WASHINGTON — Michael Conforto is getting the remainder of the season off. A day after returning from a two-day break because of left hamstring discomfort, the outfielder was placed on the injured list Thursday. Luis Guillorme was recalled from the team’s alternate training site to take Conforto’s roster spot. Conforto aggravated the hamstring, according to...
New York Daily News Sep 24, 2020
Michael Conforto’s season over after rightfielder lands on injured list with hamstring tightness

Michael Conforto’s season over after rightfielder lands on injured list with hamstring tightness

Michael Conforto’s 2020 season ended Thursday after the rightfielder went on the 10-day injured list with left hamstring tightness.
Amazin Avenue Sep 24, 2020
Mets place Michael Conforto on the IL, recall Luis Guillorme

Mets place Michael Conforto on the IL, recall Luis Guillorme

Photo by Mitchell Leff/ A hamstring injury has ended Conforto’s incredible season The Mets have placed outfielder Michael Conforto on the injured list with hamstring tightness, effectively ending his 2020 campaign. The club recalled Luis Guillorme from the alternate site to take his place for the final series of the season. Conforto had arguably the best year of his impressive career and established himself as a legitimate MVP candidate in the National League. Over the course of 54 games, he slashed .322/.412/.515 with a 157 wRC+ and a 1.9 fWAR. He concluded the year with nine home...
Rising Apple Sep 24, 2020

Mets: Is J.T. Realmuto or Michael Conforto a bigger priority this offseason?

The New York Mets will have a decision on their hands this winter in regards to whether J.T. Realmuto or Michael Conforto take priority in their first big spend of the offseason. This upcoming offseason will be one of the most exciting offseasons in recent New York Mets fans’ memories with new owner Steve Cohen […] Mets: Is J.T. Realmuto or Michael Conforto a bigger priority this offseason? - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
New York Post Sep 24, 2020
Michael Conforto’s Mets future may hinge on Steve Cohen

Michael Conforto’s Mets future may hinge on Steve Cohen

Michael Conforto will wait to hear the prospective new owner’s plan before counting his money. Steve Cohen’s “to do” list this offseason, should he receive the needed 23 votes from MLB owners to complete his $2.4 billion purchase of the Mets, will be lengthy, but among the top priorities might be Conforto, in the outfielder’s...
Amazin Avenue Sep 23, 2020
Open Thread: Mets vs. Rays, 9/23/20

Open Thread: Mets vs. Rays, 9/23/20

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The Mets look to keep their (slim) playoff hopes alive with Michael Wacha on the bump. Mets Lineup Brandon Nimmo - CF Michael Conforto - DH Jeff McNeil - RF Pete Alonso - 1B Dominic Smith - LF Robinson Cano - 2B Todd Frazier - 3B Andres Gimenez - SS Wilson Ramos - C SP: Michael Wacha - RHP Rays Lineup Yoshi Tsutsugo - DH Brandon Lowe - 2B Randy Arozarena - LF Nate Lowe - 1B Hunter Renfroe - RF Joey Wendle - 3B Willy Adames - SS Manuel Margot - CF Mike Zunino - C SP: Tyler Glasnow - RHP First pitch: 7:10 PM EDT TV: SNY Radio: WCBS...
NorthJersey.com Sep 23, 2020
As he returns to lineup, Michael Conforto cementing himself as part of Mets' future

As he returns to lineup, Michael Conforto cementing himself as part of Mets' future

Michael Conforto has shined for the Mets amid another disappointing season, and he is back in the lineup for Wednesday.        
Rising Apple Sep 23, 2020

New York Mets: Michael Conforto has earned an extension

Michael Conforto has done more than enough to earn an extension from the New York Mets. New York Mets right fielder Michael Conforto has earned an extension. In fact, extending him should be the first task on new owner Steve Cohen’s to-do list. Conforto is having an MVP-caliber season and has become one of the […] New York Mets: Michael Conforto has earned an extension - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
New York Post Sep 23, 2020
Michael Conforto gets closer to rejoining Mets lineup

Michael Conforto gets closer to rejoining Mets lineup

Michael Conforto missed a second straight start Tuesday night, but he was considered to be available coming off the bench, which represented an upgrade from a day earlier. The outfielder sat again because of left hamstring discomfort. Conforto incurred the injury Sunday in right field while chasing a ball hit by the Braves’ Marcell Ozuna...
New York Post Sep 21, 2020
Why Michael Conforto missed must-win Mets game

Why Michael Conforto missed must-win Mets game

The Mets’ must-win week kicked off Monday with a huge bat absent from the lineup. Michael Conforto incurred left hamstring tightness after Sunday’s game, according to the Mets, and though he showed improvement a day later it wasn’t enough to get him into the starting lineup in his team’s 2-1 loss to the Rays. He...

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