The optimist will look at the Mets roster and see bunches of post-hype sleepers. The pessimist will see a proverbial minefield. Scott White breaks it down.
Reyes has reportedly been told he'll serve as a utility backup
Third base is strong at the top, but is it as deep in the middle? Scott White looks at the distribution of talent at the position.
Shortstop is a thin position, but it's not the barren wasteland it used to be, according to Scott White, who says you shouldn't have to try too hard to get a respectable option at the position.
Second base may be light at the top, but it makes up for it with a robust middle tier that's worth buying into, says Scott White.
For the 2017 season, there's one perfect example of this ringing true
Among the big names are J.D. Martinez, Yu Darvish, and Jake Arrieta
Plus Pablo Sandoval hits a walk-off home run to cost the Giants, Aaron Wilkerson is nearly perfect, and the rest of the final day of the regular season's action
The end of the regular season makes for some curious pitching choices, which of course only benefits the hitters. Scott White thinks Matt Olson, Tim Anderson and Jeimer Candelario will continue to take advantage.
Is Hunter Renfroe's three-homer game reason enough to add him? Scott White says now may not be the best time to start him, and that's what matters this time of year.

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