Moving out into the grass, we start our outfield ranking with left field. Going into the 2020 season the Mets did not have a player break the top ten at the position.
Fortunately for the Mets, going into 2021 it is a different story. Dominic Smith found himself listed as the sixth-best left fielder in the game. Coming off back to back great offensive years, this was good enough to have Smith as one of the best left fielders in the game.
Next up on the ranking list, we have center field. Going into the 2020 season the Mets had the ninth-best center fielder with Brandon Nimmo. Nimmo was coming off a 2019 season where he struggled with injury but had a breakout 2018 season the year before that one.
Luckily for Nimmo, he put together another great season in a shortened 2020 season which found himself ranked as the fifth-best center fielder going into the 2021 season. Despite Nimmo not being the greatest defensively in center field, his offense makes up for it according to the shredder.
Coming in at the final position we land in right field. Coming off his first full season and a career-high in multiple categories, Michael Conforto found himself listed as the ninth-best right fielder headed into 2020.
Not much changed for the Mets in a year as Conforto is set to remain the right fielder. He was on pace for a career year in 2020 if it had not been a shortened season, and as a result, was ranked as the seventh-best right fielder in a heavily talented right field going into 2021.
The Mets are clearly in good shape heading into 2021 as stated early. In addition to the Mets having eight different players across the ten available lists, the majority of them are ranked high and did not just barely make their respected list.
After making some serious offseason moves and developing some great players, the shredder acknowledged it with the amount of Mets on the top ten lists, proving the Mets are a legitimate threat in the league now.
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