Bruce's presence provides some insurance in case Conforto isn't ready at the beginning of the season. After he was dealt to the Indians in August, he hit.248 with seven home runs and 26 RBIs in 43 games for the Indians.
The Mets dealt Bruce to the Indians on August 9th in exchange for minor league pitcher Ryder Ryan.
He's expected to bat in the middle of the Mets' lineup. He was acquired from Cincinnati in 2016 and played 50 games for NY that season, followed by 103 games in 2017 before coming to the Tribe.
While signing Anthony Swarzak was a big improvement, the Mets still need help in their pen.
After being sent to Cleveland, however, Bruce said he enjoyed his time in NY and was open to coming back.
"Going into spring training with the Mets, we thought we were a World Series contender".
The Mets made it clear this winter they were seeking an outfielder who could play first if needed, and Bruce started 10 games there last season for NY.
NY began the year with great expectations that were quickly derailed by long-term injuries to Syndergaard, Cespedes and others.
If the Mets are okay having Asdrubal Cabrera play third base, as I personally am, then the focus should be second base.
According to a source, the Mets are also interested in reuniting with free agent reliever Addison Reed.
The Giants have been tied to Pirates' outfielder Andrew McCutchen over the past several days, and general manager Bobby Evans could look to swing a trade for Pittsburgh's franchise cornerstone that would keep the Giants from taking on all $14.5 million McCutchen is owed in 2018.
The Mets are more likely to address their infield needs through free agency, with Todd Frazier, Howie Kendrick, Neil Walker and Jose Reyes among the names under discussion.
The home side had earlier won the opening ODI in Wellington by 61 runs and will now face the Pakistanis on Saturday at Dunedin. After rains played the spoilsport and delayed the play for more than two hours, the target was revised to 151 off 25 overs.
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Microsoft is going all out for its support for " Sea of Thieves ", its upcoming big release set to come out on February 6. Once this has been done, the game will appear in the games library 24 hours before the closed beta starts.
But Johnson had put himself out of reach of all pursuers in the elite 34-player event for 2017 tournament winners. In a decade-long PGA Tour career, Johnson has won at least one tournament every year since his rookie season.
In terms of the RAM and storage , the HP Chromebook 11 G6 EE will be offered with upto 8GB of RAM and upto 64GB of storage . Then, Acer is bragging about the impressive 10-hour battery life , which is pretty decent considering the price point.
You'll now have a chance to earn pieces from the Nightmare , First Civilization , Gladiator , and Wacky packs in-game. The first expansion for critically-acclaimed Assassin's Creed: Origins will be released later this month.
CBP said border agents searched about 30,200 travelers, or about 0.007% of the more than 397 million arriving worldwide travelers. This means that anything that can not be accessed without a data connection is off-limits to police officers in a "basic" search.
For quick unlocking, the device comes with a one-touch fingerprint sensor that's integrated onto the metallic back panel. Talking about the smartphones, the Sony Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra differ in terms of some of the specifications.
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