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.

Yoenis Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes hits a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning against the Kansas City Royals during Game 3 of the 2015 World Series at Citi Field on Oct. 30, 2015. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

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.



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