The Mets finished last in the NL in turning batted balls in play into outs in 2017. Since the Mets pitching staff is no longer the dominant, strikeout force that it once was, General Manager Sandy Alderson admitted that the organization will be giving defense more emphasis. Read more to learn how that might happen.
When the Mets signed Asdrubal Cabrera before the 2016 season, many felt his days as an effective major league shortstop were long past. Cabbie, as he is affectionately known, had horrible defensive metrics the previous few years.