MLB.com has released its second offseason power rankings, this time following major free agency signings.
Their first game came just after the World Series-winning Astros’ championship parade. This was released shortly after the ball dropped in the new year.
The Mets improved their position after free agency.
2. Mets (101-61)
This ranking is somewhat based on the assumption that Carlos Correa will eventually come to terms with the Mets, but looking at this development, how the shortstop (or is he third baseman?) knows where to go. is actually not. land. Based on some seemingly strong free agent signings and the fact that they were really good in 2022 despite how disastrously the season ended, the Mets are our second pick. Let’s just say… but be careful. Things could unravel with the old team, and the Mets plan to adopt a starting rotation with more miles on some of their arms.
they were ranked the fifth team in baseball Previous.
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The Mets were one of the most difficult teams for voters to rank, ranking anywhere from 4th to 9th. New York has already brought back near-All-Star Edwin Diaz (reportedly on a five-year, $102 million deal), but the Mets have important work to do this offseason. His three starting pitchers, including ace Jacob deGrom, as well as New York’s leadoff hitters (Brandon Nimo) and Diaz’s top-two set-up men (Adam Ottavino and Seth Lugo) have also freed his agency. doing. Depending on how free agency plays out, the Mets could rise or fall significantly in the opening day power rankings.
The only team MLB.com has ranked higher than the Mets before spring training is the Astros. A dynasty rising from the West deserves the benefit of the doubts heading into the 2023 season.
Astros, Mets, Braves, Padres, Yankees. The Mets’ offseason move propelled them over the Braves, Padres, and Dodgers, who dropped to No. 7 on the list.