After a slow start, Marte has been hitting very well for several weeks now.
Now that Robinson Canó’s Mets career is over, we can take another look back how one of the biggest trades in Mets history is turning out.
Robinson Canó was a really good player until he was not, and the Mets had no choice but to move on.
The team cannot keep pretending that their roster is best served with the aging veteran on the squad.
While it was not likely the plan going into the season, the 2022 New York Mets look to be heavily reliant on the 39 year old second baseman.
Bassitt gives the Mets a legitimate arm to slot in after their pair of aces.
When the lockout ends, the Mets need to approach the DH with flexibility in mind.
I asked the managing editor of Camden Chat, who has watched far more games managed by Buck Showalter than I have, about who Buck Showalter is as a manager, his fit for the Mets, and his legacy in Baltimore.
None of them are shoo-ins for the Hall of Fame, but there are some interesting cases to be made for each one of them.
Hint: it’s a lot better!
The Mets have locked in their starters, but still have work to do in adding some outfield depth.