Projected 2016 New York Mets lineup and statistics

Projected 2016 New York Mets lineup and statistics

The New York Mets have added second baseman Neil Walker, middle-infielder Asdrubal Cabrera and outfielder Alejandro De Aza. In the absence of Yoenis Cespedes, the team will look to 2014 first-round draft selection Michael Conforto to fill the team’s power void.

Projections courtesy of Steamer.

1. RF Curtis GrandersonNew York Mets left fielder Curtis Grandson waits for a pitch during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, N.Y.Games: 146
Batting average: .232
On-base percentage:
.329
Slugging percentage:
.412
Home runs:
24
Doubles:
27

2. 2B Neil WalkerNew York Mets second baseman Neil Walker follows through after connecting with a pitch during an MLB game at Camden Yards in Baltimore.Games: 122
Batting average:
.258
On-base percentage:
.329
Slugging percentage:
.427
Home runs: 17
Doubles:
24

 

3. 3B David WrightNew York Mets third baseman David Wright is projected to third in 2015.Games: 125
Batting average:
.267
On-base percentage:
.338
Slugging percentage:
.410
Home runs:
14
Doubles:
27

4. 1B Lucas DudaNew York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda is projected to bat fourth in 2015.Games: 135
Batting average:
.238
On-base percentage:
.341
Slugging percentage:
.435
Home runs:
24
Doubles:
24

5. C Travis d’ArnaudNew York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud is projected to seventh in 2015.Games: 83
Batting average:
.257
On-base percentage:
.320
Slugging percentage:
.444
Home runs:
13
Doubles:
17

6. LF Michael ConfortoNew York Mets outfielder Michael Conforto swings at a pitch during an MLB game at Tropicana Field in Tampa, Fla.Games: 135
Batting average:
.260
On-base percentage:
.321
Slugging percentage:
.435
Home runs:
19
Doubles:
27

7. SS Asdrubal Cabrera
New York Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera applies a tag to Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado during an MLB game on Sept. 1, 2015.
Games: 125
Batting average:
.243
On-base percentage:
.305
Slugging percentage:
.394
Home runs:
14
Doubles:
25

8. CF Juan LagaresNew York Mets centerfielder Juan Lagares is projected to leadoff in 2015.Games: 97
Batting average:
.257
On-base percentage:
.297
Slugging percentage:
.366
Home runs:
7
Doubles:
21

New York Mets photo credit: Michael G. Baron
Neil Walker photo credit: Keith Allison

  • Peter

    Niel Walker Is A Lifetime .272 Batter and has only hit in the .250’s once in his entire career. So why the dip in BA this season? David Wright playing 125…questionable call. Other than that I’d say it’s a spot on with Conforto being the wildcard.