Another chip fell in free agency with Wilson Ramos signing a two-year contract with the Mets. This also takes them out of the J.T. Realmuto sweepstakes. While it seems like a downgrade, adding Ramos makes sense for New York. Ramos appeared in 111 games last season scoring 39 runs with 15 home runs, 70 RBI and a .306/.358/.487 slash line. He’s a reliable commodity at a scarce position.

Ramos will also lengthen the Mets lineup. Presently, he’s projected to hit fifth. Last year’s cumulative total for New York’s hitting fifth scored 76 runs with 63 RBI and a paltry .228/.322/.384 line. Although Ramos’ numbers suffer using his data from an injury riddled 2017, he represents an upgrade in this spot when in the lineup.

Over the last three years Ramos slashed .297/.342/.482 with 116 runs, 48 home runs and 186 RBI. Within this time frame he’s recorded an isolated power of .185 with a .350 weighted on-base average, 36.2 hard hit rate, 20.7 home run per fly ball percentage and...