Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 1/12/13
With Spring Training only a month away (Huzzah!), and little movement on the part of the Mets front office, it is looking more and more like the Mets will mix and match their outfield with a bunch of ragtag journeymen and hope for the best. Before I go any further, let me make it perfectly clear that this is clearly not an ideal situation and I am grasping at straws with this post. But I do think this may be able work. Call me an optimist, call me an idiot, call me crazy – you’re probably right on all accounts. However, it is what it is, and when you dig into the numbers you’ll find that maybe all hope is not lost after all. 2012 MLB Outfields and the Mets Before we get into the current situation, let’s take a look back and see how Major League outfields performed as a whole. In 2012, the Major League averages for all three outfield positions were as follows: Left Fielders: 619 AB – .260 Average, .756 OPS Center Fielders: 631 AB – .265 Average, .748 OPS Right Fielders: 623 AB – .262...
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