Mets SS Asdrubal Cabrera finally got a hit with a runner in scoring position when he doubled in a run during Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader.
"Everybody was laughing," Cabrera said of his teammate's reaction in the dugout. "I was laughing, too. ... It helped that it led to a win.
Cabrera entered the game hitless during his previous 32 at bats with runners in scoring position.
"It's a monkey off his back," Collins said. "What an important hit. We need a lot more of them, from a lot of guys."
There's been a lot made about Cabrera's issue with runners in scoring position. But, let's be honest, it's not just him. It's the entire team.
Sure, Cabrera has had the most trouble of late, but it's not like the rest of the team is playing pinball out there - they're all struggling with runners in scoring position and it's been happening since early May. If the Mets score a run, the odds are best that they'll do it with a solo home run. This is not sustainable. And, I'll write more about this later today...