2-run HR for Jeff McNeil and the Mets lead it 3-1 in the 3rd. #LGM
PUPDATE: Jeff McNeil insists the reason why he hit a home run tonight is because he held a puppy earlier in the day. He said if his wife wants him to hit more home runs going forward, she should agree to adopt the puppy. "It's not about me," McNeil said. "It's about the puppy."
Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! It's July 1st, which means the New York Mets are paying Bobby Bonilla $1.19M today, and every July 1, through 2035. Meanwhile the Mets have two All-Stars this season, Jeff McNeil and Pete Alonso, combining to make $1.12M this season.
Player A: .352/.415/.516, 6 HR 2.4 bWAR, 2.1 fWAR Player B: .247/.363/.459, 13 HR 0.8 bWAR, 1.8 fWAR Player A is Jeff McNeil. Player B is Bryce Harper.
Some of these Jeff McNeil stats are just bonkers. McNeil has... -Reached base safely in 25 of his 26 starts this season, and in 71 of his 79 career starts -Thirty-three career multi-hit games -Eleven games of three or more hits -Five four-hit games