Michael Conforto RUMORS & NEWS

  • Michael Conforto wants people to get why this slump is different

    New York Post "Michael Conforto has lived in this dungeon before, albeit for reasons vastly different than now. The Mets outfielder disappeared for two months in 2016, leading to a demotion and yo-yo season that saw him bounce between Triple-A Las Vegas and the major leagues. That horrific stretch, according..." May 08

  • MLB Rumors: Mets' Michael Conforto for Marlins' J.T. Realmuto?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Over the next few months, we're going to find out a couple things about the Mets. -How much does the front office believe in this team's hot start and ability to contend all summer? -At what cost will general manager Sandy Alderson upgrade the catcher position? The answers to those will..." April 20

  • Mets to active Michael Conforto for Thursday’s game, option infielder Phil Evans: source

    New York Daily News "While Mets manager Mickey Callaway would only joke around about Michael Conforto's expected activation from the disabled list on Thursday, a Mets source confirmed that the Mets' All-Star outfielder will be activated for the first game of the Mets' series against the Nationals in Washington. "He..." April 05

  • Mets preparing to activate Michael Conforto

    Yardbarker "The Mets will bring outfielder Michael Conforto on their forthcoming road trip to Washington, D.C., Mike Puma of the New York Post reports on Twitter. While the precise plans aren’t yet clear, it seems likely that Conforto will be activated from the DL tomorrow, Puma notes. This is the latest..." April 04

  • How should Mets configure outfield when Conforto returns?

    SNY TV "Michael Conforto is well ahead of schedule in his return from shoulder surgery, is in New York, and could be activated from the DL on Thursday -- the first day he's eligible. Conforto potentially returning this early is a great thing, as is the outfield depth the Mets are about to have. But..." April 03

  • The best-case Michael Conforto scenario may be coming true

    New York Post "As the Mets lost their first game of the season Sunday, 5-1 to the Cardinals at Citi Field, their best news came in the travel department: Michael Conforto was heading north. The center fielder is not eligible to come off the disabled list until Thursday, but he left Port St. Lucie, Fla., on..." April 02

  • Michael Conforto to return more quickly than expected

    Hardball Talk "Mets GM Sandy Alderson suggested today that outfielder Michael Conforto could be activated from the disabled list as soon as April 5. Previously the estimate for his return was May 1. Conforto missed the last six weeks of the 2017 season with a left shoulder injury." March 29

  • Mets’ indecision on Conforto leaving one player in limbo

    New York Post "The Mets’ final roster decision for Opening Day could amount to whether it makes sense to carry Michael Conforto in a bench role. Team officials have been consistent in saying Conforto, who is rehabbing from left-shoulder surgery, is likely to begin the season on the disabled list. But manager..." March 25

  • Michael Conforto passes DH test as early Mets return looks likely

    New York Post "The phone call came late the previous night to Michael Conforto and was succinct: Was he available to DH for the Mets on Friday in a Grapefruit League game against the Cardinals? On the opposite end of the phone, manager Mickey Callaway knew he probably didn’t have to ask, as Conforto had..." March 24

  • Michael Conforto unlikely to be on the Mets’ Opening Day roster

    Hardball Talk "Mets GM Sandy Alderson told reporters today that it was “unlikely” that Michael Conforto will make the opening roster. Not shocking given the shoulder surgery he had back in September, but given that he seems to be recovering more quickly than first anticipated, it was worth Alderson’s time to..." March 23

  • Should the Mets go long on Michael Conforto?

    SNY TV "In 2003, GM Steve Phillips recommended to Fred Wilpon that the Mets offer 20-year-old rookie SS Jose Reyes a 10-year, $30 million contract, which would have paid for his three arbitration seasons and covered his first five years of free agency. In doing so, the former GM explained in January..." March 21

  • Michael Conforto is hitting off tee, says he's ahead of schedule

    SNY TV "Mets OF Michael Conforto recently began hitting off a tee and said he's "actually ahead of schedule" as he returns from shoulder surgery. Conforto said he was cleared by doctors at the end of January start a swinging progression, and that his return could be earlier or later than the May 1..." February 20

  • Michael Conforto has begun baseball activities

    SNY TV "Mets OF Michael Conforto has resumed baseball activity, and was long-tossing on Wednesday at Spring Training, MLB.Com's Anthony DiComo tweeted. Conforto reported to camp last week, and there have not yet been reports of him swinging a bat. He has not had a setback as he recovers from..." February 14

  • Mets don't expect Michael Conforto back until May 1

    SNY TV "Michael Conforto has not had a setback as he recovers from shoulder surgery, but GM Sandy Alderson said the team does not expect him back until around May 1. "Everything's going as planned," Alderson said. "There's been no setbacks. But his schedule is such that I don't expect him back until..." January 17

  • Mets slugger Michael Conforto still not able to swing a bat, will meet docs soon to assess his progress

    New York Daily News "Mets slugger Michael Conforto said he is feeling good but hasn't started swinging a bat yet as he works his way back from a freak shoulder injury. Conforto spoke about his rehab Wednesday as he took part in the Mets' annual coat drive at Citi Field. The Mets slugger, who dislocated his left..." December 13

  • Michael Conforto unlikely to be ready for Opening Day

    Hardball Talk "On Sunday, Mets GM Sandy Alderson said he doesn’t believe outfielder Michael Conforto will be ready for Opening Day, MLB.com’s Anthony DiComo reports. Conforto, 24, missed the last six weeks of the 2017 season with a left shoulder injury. He underwent surgery in early September to repair a tear..." December 10