Lineups Outlook: Lindor sparks Mets; Alvarez could benefit

When spots in the lineup shift, it can have varying effects. However, the Mets have made minor tweaks in the lineup and it has coincided with a robust stretch, which we will explore in this latest Lineups Outlook. Oddly enough, we also feature an Atlanta hitter heating up atop the batting order with ties to New York.

New York Mets

  • Lineup note of interest: Francisco Lindor taking over the leadoff spot has fueled the team’s success. However, this move also reset the top of the lineup and may provide a breakout for its talented young catcher. 

Representing the first domino in this cascade of lineup adjustments, Francisco Lindor batted first on May 18, entering the game with a .195/.268/.362 slash line. However, in his 35 games since,...


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