By Daniel Friedman
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The Mets made their signing of Yoenis Cespedes official Tuesday, making them the favorites to repeat as NL East champions.
Bringing back Cespedes not only gives them a competitive advantage, it sets the stage for more great moments like these:
Aug. 3, 2015
Cespedes went 3-for-5 with four RBIs in a 12-1 rout of the Miami Marlins.
Aug. 12, 2015
Cespedes launched his first home run as a Met, his first of 17 in 57 regular season games with New York.
Aug. 21, 2015
Cespedes hit three homers, including a grand slam, and had a career-high seven RBIs, and the Mets overpowered the Colorado Rockies, 14-9.
Aug. 24, 2015
The Mets recorded eight homers and 15 extra-base hits — both franchise records — in a 16-7 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. Cespedes’s two-run homer in the ninth officially set both benchmarks.
Oct. 12, 2015
In Game 3 of the NLDS, Cespedes went 3-for-5 with a home run, three RBIs and an epic bat flip.