Found January 18, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
FanGraphs’ Dan Szymborski has released his 2013 ZiPS projections for the New York Mets. You can check out all the projections which are very extensive right here. I happen to enjoy the comments because they provide some context to how they determined their projections. Batters Because the author is consumed with sloth, he will not look at the 14 clubs previously considered in this series to verify it, but will instead state the following — namely, that there is a very good chance that Lucas Duda‘s projected defensive rating (-11 runs in left field) is the worst we’ve seen so far. It is also possible, if not likely, that Dan Murphy‘s own defensive projection (-7 runs at second base) is the second worst so far by that measure. Are there bright spots among the Mets’ starting field players? Okay. David Wright remains an All Star candidate, certainly. Ruben Tejada‘s performance as a 22-year-old last season has bred encouragement for his future, as well. Furthermore, giving at-bats to play
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