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Mets 2017 Season in Review: Asdrubal Cabrera

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CINCINNATI, OH - AUGUST 30: Asdrubal Cabrera
CINCINNATI, OH - AUGUST 30: Asdrubal Cabrera
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Role in 2018 and contract status

PHILADELPHIA, PA – SEPTEMBER 30: Asdrubal Cabrera
PHILADELPHIA, PA – SEPTEMBER 30: Asdrubal Cabrera

The Mets have already picked up Cabrera’s option for 2018. I would say unless he has an absolutely fantastic season, I can’t seem them extending a contract beyond that. At least I would like to think so. Again there would be a lot of factors at play here.

Next: Mets 2017 Season In Review: Curtis Granderson

If the Mets were to pass on Cabrera beyond 2018, what does the hot corner look like from there? Do they pick up another third baseman in a trade? Does Flores step up and take the role there? Perhaps David Wright finally makes his glorious return and he is better than ever. But for the time being, aside from a few off days, Cabrera is most likely going to be that fixture at third.

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