One of the most successful players in recent Mets history, Carlos Beltran, kept a close eye on the Mets' busy offseason that included several moves to bolster the bullpen and establish depth on the roster.
And Beltran likes how the moves have translated onto the field in the young season.
"They're doing great. They're putting a good team together," Beltran told Fox-58/WOLF TV on Sunday. "I think that [Robinson Cano] playing second base, [Edwin Diaz] as the closer, bringing [Jeurys Familia] back, signing [Jacob deGrom], they have a good, solid ball club."
After the firs three series of the season, the Mets find themselves 6-3. But Beltran knows the grind of an entire season can make or break a club.
"Season's 162 games," he said. "So we'll see how long they can stay healthy and continue to play good baseball."
The Mets traded Beltran in 2011 for Zack Wheeler, who was shelled during the Mets' 12-9 loss to the Nationals on Sunday.
And the Mets aren't the only New York team he's been paying attention to. Beltran played three seasons with the Yankees toward the end of his career, so he'll be pulling for them as well.
"I'm all for New York teams," he said with a smile.