Mark Vientos the latest Mets prospect to show out with towering homers

JUPITER, Fla. — With Ronnie Mauricio and Brett Batty coming off the bench Saturday, it was Mark Vientos’ turn to run at the Mets’ promising baton and destroy opposing pitching. As club aficionados dubbed him “The Swaggy V,” he smashed two homers and became the latest promising young Mets hitter to make headlines. In the […]

Mets’ Ronny Mauricio launches towering 450-foot home run

port street. LUCIE — It will be difficult to overtake Ronnie Mauricio’s Mets’ early lead in the long drive category. The rookie shortstop hit an estimated 450-foot home run at Clover Park on Sunday as part of the Mets’ 6-3 exhibition win over the Nationals. Eight towering blasts landed deep in the berm behind the […]