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KIRK NIEUWENHUIS RUMORS

Conforto back with Mets; Nieuwenhuis placed on 15-day DL

NEW YORK (AP) Michael Conforto's minor league assignment lasted all of one day. The New York Mets recalled their top hitting prospect from Triple-A Las Vegas when fellow outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with discomfort in his neck and left shoulder. Conforto was optioned to Las Vegas on Saturday to make room for slugger Yoenis Cespedes, acquired...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Nieuwenhuis Placed On DL, Michael Conforto Rejoins Team

The New York Mets have announced that outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis has been placed on the disabled list with a pinched nerve. Michael Conforto, who the Mets kept from leaving for Las Vegas just in case, will be officially reactivated and remain with the team. August 1 No surprise here, but the New York Mets announced […]
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What adjustment did Kirk Nieuwenhuis make?

Kirk Nieuwenhuis last Sunday made New York Mets history when he blasted three home runs at Citi Field, becoming the first Met to achieve the feat at home. For Nieuwenhuis, whose future appeared uncertain after being designated for assignment by both the Mets and Los Angeles Angels this season, his day was deemed “Highly illogical” by the New York Daily News – but was it truly...
Via Around Citi
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Captain Kirk and the Mets beam up a playoff spot?

The pitching staff has Matt Harvey, the Dark Knight, and Noah Syndergaard, aka Thor. On Sunday, Captain Kirk Nieuwenhuis became the first player in Mets history to hit three homers in one home game. If only the payroll weren't the size of Ant-Man.Nieuwenhuis hitting three homers is like something out of the miracle year of 1969, when Al Weis, who had two homers in the regular season...
Via Subway Squawkers
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Kirk Nieuwenhuis Make Mets History

Kirk Nieuwenhuis just blasted his third home run of the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday at Citi Field. His third homer just cleared the foul pole in right field, a booming shot you knew was going out if it was fair. His first two home runs came against D’Backs starter Rubby De La Rosa in the second and third innings. Nieuwenhuis was recently recalled from Triple...
Via Mets Merized Online
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kirk Nieuwenhuis Sets Single Game Home Run Record for New York Mets at Citi Field

One of the great things about baseball is that you never know where the next hero is going to come from. If you asked Mets fans who would be the player most likely to hit three home runs in a single game no one would have said Kirk Nieuwenhuis. Why?Well--he was traded to the Angels earlier in the season after going just 3-38 for the Mets. He didn't fare much better for the Angels...
Via FatManWriting
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Nieuwenhuis Powers Mets Into Break On High Note

The Mets couldn’t have asked for a better April, and couldn’t have had a better stretch heading into the All-Star break. After losing their first two games of the month to the Cubs, with their sweep of the Diamondbacks completed today the Mets cruised into the break by winning three straight series. Who saw that coming? NIEUWENHUIS: Who would have guessed this? (AP) They did...
Via New York Mets Report
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Nieuwenhuis Makes Mets History, Blasts Three Home Runs!

Kirk Nieuwenhuis just blasted his third home run of the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday at Citi Field. His third homer just cleared the foul pole in right field, a booming shot you knew was going out if it was fair. His first two home runs came against D’Backs starter Rubby De La Rosa in the second and third innings. Nieuwenhuis was recently recalled from Triple...
Via Mets Merized Online
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Nieuwenhuis back with Mets after circuitous route

Outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis has traveled across the country this season, but he's right back where he started: with the New York Mets. Nieuwenhuis was recalled by the Mets on Monday, a few weeks after the club claimed him off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels. The 27-year-old is no stranger to New York. He played the last four seasons with the Mets before being traded to the Angels...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Trying To Trade Nieuwenhuis

Assistant general manager John Ricco said the New York Mets “are doing their due diligence” to see if a trade option exists before trying to pass outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis through waivers. (Adam Rubin, ESPN New York) Nieuwenhuis, 27, was batting .079 (3 for 38) with a .257 OPS this season before he was designated for assignment on Tuesday. In parts of four seasons with...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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