Michael Conforto RUMORS & NEWS

  • Michael Conforto proving he's a solution for Mets, not a problem

    SNY TV "Mets outfielder Michael Conforto is showing signs that he has picked up where he left off before dislocating his shoulder during the second half of last season. He's been especially on fire since September 4, hitting .345 with five doubles, six HR and 20 RBI during 12..." September 18

  • Michael Conforto will be seeing less time in center field

    New York Post "Michael Conforto wasn’t ever supposed to be the Mets’ center fielder. But since first being thrown into the unfamiliar position on July 24, 2016, Conforto has made 106 appearances in center field, including 55 starts this season. Mickey Callaway plans to cut back on that,..." June 28

  • Mets may send down Michael Conforto for minor-league stint

    Larry Brown Sports "Michael Conforto could be going from All-Star last season to minor-leaguer this season. Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported on Saturday that the New York Mets are considering sending the 25-year-old outfielder down to the minor leagues to work on his swing. Sherman also adds..." June 10

  • 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