Sunday, February 7, 2021

Newsletter Excerpt, February 7, 2021 -- "Expectations, and the Mets"

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"The Mets’ offseason is now carried by one very good trade, a trade that that might add eight wins all by itself. In acquiring Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco, the Mets added the best player anyone added all winter and arguably more win expectancy than any team did."