3 way too early Mets assumptions to make after one weekend

Was the first weekend a true look at who the 2024 Mets will be?

Mar 30, 2024; New York City, New York, USA;  New York Mets third baseman Brett Baty (22) hits a
Mar 30, 2024; New York City, New York, USA; New York Mets third baseman Brett Baty (22) hits a / Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports
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2) A lot of those Mets home runs will be with nobody on base

The presence of power is nice, but unfortunately it might not always include a bunch of high fives at home plate after. The Mets were one-hit to open the year. While it’s just one game and they did show up to hit on Saturday, a vanishing act on Sunday again with a pair of doubles and 5 singles was all they mustered.

The Mets aren’t short on low average guys. Alonso had a dismal season in OBP last year. Lindor has typically put up average numbers at his best. Even Nimmo traded in reaching base for an uptick in power last season whether it was intentional or not.

Mets lineups consistently included players like Alvarez and Baty are bound to have some frequent outs as neither has proven to be a regular visitor to first base. Harrison Bader is a fourth outfielder whose on-base ability isn’t so great either. Nimmo, in particular, shouldn’t get too many chances to clobber a homer with anyone on base.