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Mets' Michael Conforto tallies three RBI in win Saturday
|by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com|
|(3/7/15) Mets prospect Michael Conforto looked the part Saturday. The 22-year-old outfielder went 3 for 4 with three RBI in New York's 3-1 win over the Braves.
"I felt very comfortable. My goal was to just come over here and have fun and embrace the moment," Conforto said. "The opportunity to be out here with these guys was pretty cool. I had a lot of fun today. Being out on the field with a guy like David Wright and sitting in the dugout with all those guys is pretty cool and a great experience, and to go out there and compete at a high level is a really special thing."
Manager Terry Collins loved what he saw from one of the clubs top prospects.
"The guy's a No. 1 draft pick. A lot of people thought he was the best hitter in the country last year in college," Collins said. "He's got a short swing, he's got a quick bat through the strike zone. It's the first time I've seen him. But, for sure, he's got one of those really nice swings. It's good for him to get over here. There's a chance we'll try to get him back over here when we need some outfielders. We've got some nice players coming. We want to give them some looks, so we know what's coming up the pike."
Mets OFs Nimmo, Conforto likely to spend 2015 in minors
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
|(2/4/15) Mets outfield prospects Brandon Nimmo and Michael Conforto will likely spend the entire 2015 season in the minors, ESPNNewYork.com reports.
Both Nimmo (No. 3) and Conforto (No. 7) appear on the list of the team's top-ten prospects, per Baseball America. The 13th overall pick in the 2011 draft, Nimmo split time between high Class A St. Lucie and Double-A Binghamton in 2014, hitting .278/.394/.426 with two home runs, 40 RBI and 10 stolen bases in 467 at-bats. The 10th overall selection in last year's draft, Conforto hit .331/.403/.448 with three home runs, 19 RBI and three stolen bases in 163 at-bats with low Class A Brooklyn in his professional debut.
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