Scouting report: New York Mets
The Mets are the class of the National League for several reasons, but the biggest one is their offense, which is deep, patient, and very dangerous through its first five spots.
The Mets' leadoff hitter, Jose Reyes, is a bona-fide star and one of the most exciting players in the majors. A legitimate switch-hitter with game-changing speed, Reyes is a tough out because he can reach and hit balls out of the strike zone; you can get him out if you change speeds on him, but his bat is quick enough that he can recover from a mistake. He also has good power for a leadoff/speed guy, particularly when hitting from the right side.
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