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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Mets’ Jose Reyes: Continues late-season offensive bender

Reyes went 4-for-5 with his 14th homer, two RBI and two runs against the Marlins on Tuesday.
The veteran infielder continues to impress with this late-season surge—over his last 22 games, Reyes has hit .389 with five homers, eight steals, 16 RBI and 22 runs. That’s some impressive stat stuffing from a guy who was looking washed up earlier in the season, and it doesn’t seem like Reyes is going to slow down over the remaining games.

Since April 13th, Reyes has hit .261/.335/.444 despite a .275 BABIP. According to fangraphs, he has been worth 1.8 WAR, but BR has him as sub-replacement at 0.2. He has also stolen 22 bases and been CS 5 times.

The difference in WAR is interesting. It is essentially all defense.

Russlan thinks deGrom is da bomb Posted: September 20, 2017 at 10:54 AM | 19 comment(s)
  Beats: jose reyes, mets

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Lugo’s arm, bat help Mets handle Rockies again

NEW YORK—The Mets understand the depth of the hole they dug themselves into with a first half fractured by injuries and poor play, so much so that general manager Sandy Alderson all but guaranteed the team would be sellers by month’s end, barring the improbable.

And yet the second-half version of the Mets has looked like anything but sellers after steamrolling through their first two second-half games, putting up Coors Field numbers on the Rockies in Queens again in a 9-3 win at Citi Field on Saturday.

Lugo has provided some stability at the back-end of the rotation, of which the Mets are in dire need. He’s not the sexiest name but he’s likely to get a chance to prove that he deserves a spot in the rotation going into next season.

Russlan thinks deGrom is da bomb Posted: July 15, 2017 at 10:49 PM | 2 comment(s)
  Beats: jose reyes, mets, rockies, seth lugo

Friday, May 05, 2017

Mets tease Jose Reyes return to shortstop, but there’s a big hitch | New York Post

This sounds like a precursor to Amed Rosario coming up later in the year.

The Mets have discussed a face-lift to the left side of their infield, but at this point a plan that would entail Jose Reyes and Asdrubal Cabrera switching positions has gained little traction, multiple sources told The Post on Thursday.

Cabrera, who is battling knee soreness that has limited his range, is against the idea of moving from shortstop to third base and club officials are hesitant to force the issue on a veteran player.

Jim Furtado Posted: May 05, 2017 at 10:03 AM | 3 comment(s)
  Beats: asdrubal cabrera, jose reyes, mets

 

 

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