Michael Conforto

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Michael Conforto is an outfielder for the Mets. He joined the team in 2015.

Conforto was selected by the Mets in the first round of the 2014 Amateur Draft out of Oregon State University. He had a .331 batting average at Brooklyn (Short-Season A-level) during the year. After 91 games at St. Lucie (A-level) and Binghamton (AA) in ’15, Michael was called up to the Mets to become the 1,000th player in team history.

At Citi Field on July 25, Conforto had two singles, two doubles and an RBI in the Mets’ 15-2 win over the Dodgers. He slugged a three-run homer in a 12-1 Mets rout of the Marlins at Miami on August 3. Michael had a game-tying RBI single in the ninth inning of a 4-3 Mets victory over the Rays at Tampa Bay on August 7. He singled, doubled and scored three runs in a 12-3 Mets win over the Rockies on August 13. Conforto homered in the Mets' 14-9 victory over the Rockies at Colorado on August 21. He had a single and a home run in a 3-1 Mets win over the Phillies at Citi Field on August 31. Michael singled and hit a two-run homer in the Mets' 9-4 win over the Phillies at Citi Field on September 2. He homered in an 8-5 Mets victory over the Nationals at Washington on September 7. Conforto slugged a two-run homer in the Mets' 10-7 win over the Braves in 10 innings in Atlanta on September 13. He hit a home run in a 4-0 Mets triumph over the Braves on September 21 at Citi Field.