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What’s Future Of Lagares With Mets?

Let’s assume the Mets succeed in signing Yoenis Cespedes to a contract extension. Then factor in Michael Conforto for a spot next year – you know he won’t make the Opening Day roster as a role player. LAGARES: Where does he fit? (AP) And, with Michael Cuddyer signed for one more year and Curtis Granderson for two, what does that mean for Juan Lagares? After his 2014 Gold...
Via New York Mets Report
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cuddyer Is Running, Could Be Activated This Weekend, Then What?

Mets outfielder Michael Cuddyer has been on the DL since July 22 with a bone bruise in his left knee. But on Monday, Cuddyer started running again in Port St Lucie. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN NY, Cuddyer should start playing in rehab games within days and he could possibly return to the majors as […]
Via Mets Merized Online
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

The New York Mets are the team to beat

“Team to beat” brings up some unfortunate memories, both old and new, for Mets fans. Anyone who doesn’t remember Jimmy Rollins’ declaration in 2007 about the Philadelphia Phillies being the team to beat in the National League East, probably didn’t suffer from 2006’s conclusion. Rollins’ exclamation started a war of words between he and Carlos Beltran. Eventually, the...
Via Mets360.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Cuddyer Could Start Rehab Assignment Next Week

I have no idea what Ken Rosenthal was talking about earlier, but according to the Mets Michael Cuddyer feels great and could begin playing in rehab games next week. * * * * * * * * * * * As the Mets continue to explore outfield options, I couldn’t help noticing something that Ken […]
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s Going On With Michael Cuddyer??

As the Mets continue to explore outfield options, I couldn’t help noticing something that Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports just reported. Rosenthal basically said that the team has some concerns that outfielder Michael Cuddyer “may not be back.” I thought that was kind of odd because I remember reading just a few days ago that […]
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Some Possible Futures for Michael Conforto

After weeks of speculation, the Mets finally pulled the trigger on Friday and summoned top prospect Michael Conforto from Double-A. With an injured and struggling Michael Cuddyer in left field, and few alternatives on their roster, the Mets needed some help. So although Conforto had just 403 plate appearances above Double-A, the Mets are throwing him into the […]
Via Fangraphs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets get player most similar to Ben Zobrist

Sandy Alderson has resumed baseball activities! Three good moves in one day: Acquiring Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson for fringe prospects, promoting Michael Conforto and designating John Mayberry Jr. That won't win the pennant, but things certainly look more hopeful than a day ago.I haven't understood the obsession the hitting-starved Mets seem to have with Ben Zobrist, whose days...
Via Subway Squawkers
10 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets call up top prospect Michael Conforto, place Michael Cuddyer on disabled list

The top hitting prospect that New York Mets fans have been begging for has finally been called up to the Majors. Michael Conforto has been called up from Double-A Binghamton. He will replace outfielder Michael Cuddyer, who has been put on the 15-day disabled list with a bone bruise in his left knee. Conforto, who many fans consider to be the Mets’ savior, becomes the 1,000th player...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets put Cuddyer on disabled list, promote prospect Conforto

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Mets have promoted top hitting prospect Michael Conforto from the minors and put outfielder Michael Cuddyer on the 15-day disabled list. The weak-hitting Mets made the moves before Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Cuddyer hasn't played since Tuesday because of inflammation in his left knee. The move was made retroactive to Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Cuddyer finally placed on DL

The New York Mets have been playing a game with Michael Cuddyer for the last 3 weeks. Cuddyer has been dealing with a knee injury that has kept him out of the starting lineup for days on end, however the Mets continued to keep him active yet unavailable. He missed a total of 8 games while serving only as a pinch hitter in another 3. A few additional times he needed to be removed...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Future Has … Aah Forget It

In the words of the immortal Gary Cohen: “It has happened.” (I wonder how Gare feels about his organic declaration of joy being used sarcastically to highlight the Mets foibles.) The Mets finally put Michael Cuddyer on the disabled/deceased list and brought up hitting prospect Michael Conforto. Anybody is an upgrade over a cadaver, but Conforto is actually a halfway decent prospect...
Via Metstradamus
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets 3B Wright cleared for baseball activities; OF Cuddyer goes on DL

The New York Mets figure to be in the market for some offense before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, but also they might get some help from within the organization -- eventually. And they need it. The team placed left fielder Michael Cuddyer on the 15-day disabled list Friday because of the ongoing problems with his left knee. Limited to 49 games this season, Cuddyer is hitting...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets promote Conforto, DL Cuddyer. What now?

The Mets today purchased the contract of outfielder Michael Conforto from Double-A Binghamton, and placed Michael Cuddyer on the 15-day disabled list. Conforto, the Mets’ first-round selection in the 2014 MLB amateur draft, is hitting .297/.372/.482 in 91 games between High-A Port St. Lucie and Double-A Binghamton this season, but has hit .312/.396/.503 since his promotion to Binghamton...
Via Around Citi
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Promote Top Prospect Michael Conforto, Michael Cuddyer Placed On DL

The news that Mets fans have been waiting for: Sandy’s big trade deadline move. The New York Mets announced via Twitter on Friday morning, that highly regarded outfield prospect Michael Conforto is getting called up today as Michael Cuddyer is placed on the 15-day disabled list. Straight from Double-A and into the fire. We spoke […]
Via Mets Merized Online
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Here He Comes: Michael Conforto Getting The Call And Cuddyer Placed On DL

The news that Mets fans have been waiting for: Sandy’s big trade deadline move. Michael Conforto is getting called up today as Michael Cuddyer is placed on the 15-day disabled list. The news came straight from the Mets Twitter account. Hopefully this isn’t the only move before July 31st but we will wait and see. […]
Via Mets Merized Online
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ailing OF Cuddyer has knee re-examined, still out for Mets

NEW YORK (AP) New York Mets left fielder Michael Cuddyer has been re-examined by doctors and a decision on whether his aching left knee will send him to the disabled list should come soon. Cuddyer was not in the lineup Thursday night against the Dodgers and had started only seven of the previous 18 games. Mets manager Terry Collins says Cuddyer's knee has been feeling worse in recent...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Will Promote Conforto If Cuddyer Goes On DL

Ready or not here he comes… According to Bob Klapisch of the Bergen Record, the Mets will promote their top prospect Michael Conforto if and when they place Michael Cuddyer on the disabled list. When this happens – and it could be this afternoon – expect lots of fanfare and a press conference with all the bells […]
Via Mets Merized Online
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Michael Cuddyer decision and LF moving forward

While many were fawning over the acquisition of Michael Cuddyer during the past offseason, someone wrote this: So, we’re left rooting for Cuddyer to ignore Father Time and remain productive, ignore Mother Nature and stay healthy, ignore the ghost of outfield Lucas Duda and be passable defensively all while not being swayed in moving from the hitter’s paradise of Coors Field...
Via Mets360.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Disabled List Looms For Michael Cuddyer

The latest news on Michael Cuddyer and his ailing knee sounds like it’s getting worse and not better. While manager Terry Collins expressed hope that Cuddyer could be in the starting lineup tonight when the Mets open a four-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, the veteran left fielder sounded less than optimistic that would […]
Via Mets Merized Online
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets showing interest in Will Venable

The New York Mets have inquired about the availability of San Diego Padres outfielder Will Venable reports FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi. Morosi also confirmed an earlier report that the Mets had checked in on Gerardo Parra. With runs continuing to be difficult to come by and Michael Cuddyer dealing with a knee issue the Mets are exploring the trade market. #Mets showing interest in...
Via Tireball.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Memo To Alderson: It Might Already Be Too Late For A Trade

Roughly a week prior to the All-Star break, in reference to the Mets’ dismal offense I wrote Michael Cuddyer should be placed on the disabled list and GM Sandy Alderson consider promoting outfielder Michael Conforto. ALDERSON: Time is ticking away. (AP) As the Mets prepare for their fifth game in what they said is a critical point to their season, Cuddyer it out of the lineup...
Via New York Mets Report
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Conforto’s call-up would be a conundrum, not celebration

The Mets are considering promoting top outfield prospect Michael Conforto if Michael Cuddyer is placed on the disabled list, Newsday’s Marc Carig reports. Conforto, the Mets’ first-round selection in the 2014 MLB amateur draft, is hitting .302/.376/.494 in 88 games between High-A Port St. Lucie and Double-A Binghamton this season, but has hit .325/.407/.531 since his promotion...
Via Around Citi
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Haven’t Ruled Out Calling Up Conforto

With the news that Michael Cuddyer will not be in the starting lineup the next two days and the possibility he ends up on the disabled list, the cries for calling up Michael Conforto continue to grow. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported today, that the Mets haven’t absolutely ruled out calling up Conforto and that it’s still […]
Via Mets Merized Online
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets finally considering putting Michael Cuddyer on DL

Michael Cuddyer is pretty banged up right now, as a bone bruise in his leg has caused him to miss six of the Mets' last 15 games and leave three of them early. Despite the fact that the 36-year-old outfielder has been hurting, the Mets have decided not to put him on the disabled list. However, that could change in the next couple of days, according to FOX Sports' Jon Morosi: With...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets leave an entire 25-man roster on base

Before reverting to Eeyore mode, I'll give the Mets some well-deserved praise for hanging tough through 18 innings to defeat what many consider to be the best team in baseball. The Mets are trying, at least. And now, back to Eoyore mode.Trying? Trying my patience, and that of everyone else watching this team (except, apparently, the front office). 25 men left on base, tying a franchise...
Via Subway Squawkers
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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