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2017 Mets Season Review: Nori Aoki brought consistency late in the season

2017 Mets Season Review: Nori Aoki brought consistency late in the season

The outfielder did exactly what you thought he would After Michael Conforto and Yoenis Cespedes went down with injuries and Curtis Granderson and Jay Bruce were traded away, the Mets needed someone to play the outfield for the last month of the season. Enter Norichika Aoki. Aoki was signed by the Mets on September 2, and he almost immediately did what he’s always done over his career: played a league-average outfield. Aoki was released by the Toronto Blue Jays on August 29, having been traded from the Houston Astros a month or so earlier. He hit .284/.371/.373 over the course of his 27...
Amazin Avenue Oct 10, 2017
2017 Mets predictions: Year in review

2017 Mets predictions: Year in review

With the Mets’ 2017 season in the books, let’s see how our preseason predictions played out. Before the season started, Amazin’ Avenue readers made predictions on a number of Mets-related topics. While few if any readers—or baseball fans in general—envisioned the dumpster fire of a season the Mets had, a few positive storylines did develop over the course of the year. Let’s look back and see how those storylines matched up with our preseason predictions. Best hitter AA readers overwhelmingly predicted Yoenis Cespedes to be the Mets’ best hitter, as measured by wRC+. Despite...
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New York Mets: Yoenis Cespedes plans to adopt new offseason training program

Noah Syndergaard arrived at New York Mets Spring Training with 17 pounds of added muscle, thanks to an offseason workout regimen heavy on weight-lifting and strength training. Yoenis Cespedes also adopted a weight-centric workout program with team strength and conditioning advisor, Mike Barwis. “His workout is phenomenal,” Barwis said back in February. “He is in here […] The post New York Mets: Yoenis Cespedes plans to adopt new offseason training program appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.

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