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Sport Michael Conforto open to extension with Mets

13:10  24 september  2020
13:10  24 september  2020 Source:   mlbtraderumors.com

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Conforto remains interested in exploring a long-term contract to stay with the Mets . Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports. Conforto acknowledged the obvious: The upcoming ownership transition has left him pondering “what kind of things are going to change and what this team’s going to look like when we

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There are quite a lot of moving parts in Queens, but that hasn’t shaken the dedication of outfielder Michael Conforto. As MLB.com’s Anthony DiComo reports, Conforto remains interested in exploring a long-term contract to stay with the Mets.

a man in a baseball uniform throwing a ball: Conforto remains interested in exploring a long-term contract to stay with the Mets. © Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Conforto remains interested in exploring a long-term contract to stay with the Mets.

Conforto acknowledged the obvious: The upcoming ownership transition has left him pondering “what kind of things are going to change and what this team’s going to look like when we come back.” But he says he’s going to stay focused on the present until the season concludes.

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In his latest Mets mailbag, The Post's Mike Puma answers questions about the futures of Noah Syndergaard and Michael Conforto , and whether David Peterson is a short-term rotation option. Mets mailbag: Coronavirus complicating Noah Syndergaard, Michael Conforto ’s futures.

Michael Conforto isn't grading out as an All-Star player, but he is above-average and a good asset for the Mets . Michael Conforto appeared to finally have it all figured out late in the 2017 season. Fresh off his first All-Star appearance, after an inexplicable sophomore slump that bounced him between

When it comes to his contractual future, Conforto made clear he’s excited to continue playing for the Mets. “I love it here,” he said. “This is everything I know.”

That’s not to say that a new deal is assured. For one thing, not much groundwork has been laid. Outside of “a really, really brief and preliminary chat this spring,” says Conforto, the sides haven’t talked extension.

At this point, the Mets will need to come with a big offer to lock in Conforto for the foreseeable future. The 27-year-old is headed for one more trip through the arbitration process this fall. He’s sure to command a big raise on his present $8MM salary. Through 229 plate appearances, Conforto carries a monster .328/.419/.525 batting line.

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