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How have the Mets' trade deadline acquisitions fared thus far?

The Mets acquired five players via trade at the deadline and after. How have these players affected the team since?

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It has been nearly one month since the non-waiver trade deadline for Major League Baseball. Since the Mets' first deal, in which they acquired Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson, they have won 15 games against eight losses, and have opened up a five-game lead in the division over the Nationals. The newly acquired players have unquestionably had a positive impact on the team. Small sample sizes notwithstanding, let's see how each has actually done in their brief time with the Mets.

Juan Uribe

Acquired from the Braves for pitching prospects John Gant and Rob Whalen, Uribe has filled in defensively at third base as the Mets await the return of David Wright. This he has done well, however his hitting has not been all that great. He has played in 21 games with the Mets and had 76 plate appearances, during which he has hit just .171/.237/.386 with four home runs, six walks, and 20 strikeouts. With Wright set to return on Monday, Uribe's playing time will undoubtedly be cut.

Kelly Johnson

The other player acquired in the deal with the Braves, Kelly Johnson has played the role of utility man for the Mets. He has seen time at second base, first base, and both corner outfield positions, allowing the Mets some measure of roster flexibility from game to game. Offensively, he has been rather light-hitting. Outside of one three-for-four game, he has hit just .211/.262/.386 over 18 games. His playing time will likely be affected by Wright as well, but his versatility will keep him in the lineup with some regularity.

Tyler Clippard

Upon his acquisition from the Athletics for pitching prospect Casey Meisner, Clippard immediately filled the role of setup man for Jeurys Familia. He has proceeded to do what he has done for much of his career: Induce weak contact with his excellent changeup. As a result, he has an stellar 2.19 ERA over 12.1 innings, but just five strikeouts against four walks.

Yoenis Cespedes

The centerpiece of Sandy Alderson's trade deadline, Cespedes has provided a major boost to the Mets' offense since his arrival. After last night's monster game in which he recorded three home runs and five hits total, his batting line over 18 games has increased to .316/.341/.582. In addition to his hitting, he has played center field quite capably, thus allowing the Mets to sit the slumping Juan Lagares and keep Michael Conforto in the lineup against right-handed pitchers.

Eric O'Flaherty

Acquired after the non-waiver trade deadline in exchange for minor league pitcher Dawrin Frias, the Mets traded for O'Flaherty to be a lefty specialist out of the bullpen. He has not performed well. In his five appearances, he has managed to give up five earned runs in 3.1 innings, though four runs came in his first outing.