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Eduardo Escobar powering the Mets through a crucial month

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

The Mets have had quite a time trying to find a full-time third baseman over the past five years. After David Wright was sidelined with back and neck injuries, the club tried several infielders, but few produced at the rate an everyday third baseman needs to produce and many struggled defensively.
The third base situation got so dire at one point in 2017 that catcher Travis d'Arnaud had to man the hot corner for a game. Although that particular game might have provided some comedic relief during an otherwise disastrous season, it underscored the need to find a long-term replacement for...
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