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.
It’s no secret that the NY Mets infield defense has been bad this season. A lot of that has been blamed on the shortstop and second base positions. But the Mets have also under performed defensively at third base.