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Mets player performance meter: Position players, Week 10

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Let's review how well—or poorly—Mets position players played over the last seven days.

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The Mets had a rather up-and-down week, going 3-4 after losing a series to the Pirates and splitting one with the lowly Brewers. The offense has come under fire for its poor performance in recent times, and unfortunately there won't be a ton here to dispute that. Michael Conforto, Neil Walker, and James Loney have been ice cold at the plate, and the Mets need really them need to turn things around.

This meter covers the Mets' games from Monday, June 6, through Sunday, June 12.

Player Last Week This Week Comment
Asdrubal Cabrera Asdrubal walked a lot this week! It's not his strong suit so it's cool to see. A 104 wRC+ for the season and relatively steady, average-ish defense have turned Asdrubal into one of the more consistent guys in the lineup.
Yoenis Cespedes Yo's 132 wRC+ and .310/.355/.483 mark helped carry the offensive load, as he continues the pace for the best offensive season of his career.
Michael Conforto Yung MC has been icy, but unfortunately I mean that in a bad way. .105/.182/.316 is hideous, though he still has a 105 wRC+ this year despite a disappointing first third.
Travis d’Arnaud TdA caught a game in St. Lucie on his rehab stint, and will hopefully return soon. The offense needs him.
Alejandro De Aza .067/.125/.133 in 17 plate appearances last week. Yuck. De Aza has been atrocious this season, with a .498 OPS and -0.8 fWAR in 78 plate appearances.
Lucas Duda Good Luke is still hurting.
Wilmer Flores Wilmer had himself a fine week, hitting .364 in 25 plate appearances. His .855 OPS for the week help soften the blow of David Wright's injury news.
Curtis Granderson Grandy was the best hitter on the squad this week, with a .489 wOBA and three home runs in 29 plate appearances. He also walked as many times as he struck out, and with some BABIP luck regression his numbers should be in line with last season's soon.
Kelly Johnson -- Acquired from the Braves to provide utility and an offensive spark off the bench (sound familiar?), KJ hit .444/.545/.667 in his first 11 plate appearances back above the Mason-Dixon line. More of this, please.
Ty Kelly He only had five plate appearances, but had two hits in them. That included his first career major league home run. However, Kelly Johnson's re-acquisition meant he returned to Vegas mid-week.
Juan Lagares Lagares partially tore a thumb ligament, rested it a bit, then went 2-for-2 and scored two runs. We'll take it.
James Loney The James Loney Lovefest was never gonna last, and he now sits at a .640 OPS and has actually been below-average at first by most measures. It's a small sample to be sure, but he's not the savior you're looking for.
Kevin Plawecki Sigh.
Matt Reynolds Reynolds went 1-for-8, but that one hit was a big one as it helped the Mets beat the Brewers in extras.
Rene Rivera He still can't hit to save his life, but neither can Plawecki and Rivera's defense behind the plate has been a boost.
Neil Walker Neil went cold again, with a .476 OPS for the week and a back injury that has him day-to-day. Still, he has a .273/.343/.487 mark for the year.
David Wright :(