Latest Michael Conforto News

Free agent Conforto has shoulder surgery, will miss season

Apr. 24, 2022 02:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Free-agent outfielder Michael Conforto will miss the entire season after having surgery on his right shoulder. Conforto's agent, Scott Boras, confirmed late Saturday night in a text message to The Associated Press that Conforto had surgery last week performed by Dr....

Ailing aces: Mets take hit with injuries to deGrom, Scherzer

Apr. 03, 2022 04:13 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — By pairing Max Scherzer with Jacob deGrom, the New York Mets figured they aced their offseason. Then spring training dealt them a dreaded hand — when both got injured during the final week of camp. “With time, things heal,” new general manager...

National League East Preview Capsules

Mar. 30, 2022 21:12 PM EDT

Capsules of National League East teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ ATLANTA BRAVES 2021: 88-73, first place, won World Series. Manager: Brian Snitker (seventh season). Opening Day: April 7 vs. Cincinnati. ...

Aces up: Mets make money pitch with Scherzer-deGrom duo

Mar. 30, 2022 19:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When they paired Max Scherzer with Jacob deGrom, the New York Mets all but aced their offseason. Maybe they finally hold a winning hand. Boasting a 1-2 pitching punch that's combined for five Cy Young Awards, the Mets carry enormous expectations (and...

Two-way star Ohtani chosen as Angels' opening day pitcher

Mar. 25, 2022 19:42 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The full Shohei Ohtani experience will be on display when the Los Angeles Angels take the field on opening day. The two-way star was picked to be the team's starting pitcher for the April 7 opener at Angel Stadium against the Houston Astros. He's also expected to be...

MLB's free-agent frenzy cools with big names off market

Mar. 21, 2022 18:20 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Major League Baseball's free-agent frenzy was fun while it lasted. Less than two weeks after it started, it's pretty much over. Now that the dust has settled, some of the biggest moves weren't a huge surprise: Freddie Freeman is closer to home...

Lindor looking for consistency in second season with Mets

Mar. 15, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — In an effort to improve on a tough first season in New York, Mets star Francisco Lindor has a plan in place to help the game slow down for him. “Life was a little faster for me last year,” the switch-hitting shortstop said Tuesday at the club’s...

Frenzy Part II? What to expect when MLB roster freeze lifts

Mar. 10, 2022 19:03 PM EST

It's been three months since Corey Seager, Marcus Semien and Max Scherzer found new homes amid an unprecedented free agent spending spree. Three long months of nothing, at least for fans used to filling their winters with updates off the hot stove. That's about to...