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Rene Rivera

How Rene Rivera Brings Value as Backup Mets Catcher

Rene Rivera became known as Noah Syndergaard’s ‘personal’ Mets catcher in the second half of last season. Starting Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud had great difficulty throwing anyone out.

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Juan Lagares Fielding

Mets Defense Relies on Good Positioning

The Mets defense finished 2016 with a .985 fielding percentage. The National League average was .984. Fielding percentage is the percentage of times that a player handles a batted or thrown ball. It is calculated by the sum of putouts and assists divided by the number of total chances (putouts + assists + errors).

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