NEW YORK (WFAN) — Keith Hernandez is the highest he’s been on the Mets entering a season in quite some time.
“I feel better about this team than I have of any other team that Terry’s managed during his tenure,” the Mets great and SNY analyst told WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Friday. “I think the bench is stronger now.”READ MORE: NYPD Lieutenant Shot In Ankle Apprehending Suspect In The Bronx
Hernandez specifically mentioned infielder Wilmer Flores and outfielder Brandon Nimmo.READ MORE: Police: Woman, 61, Killed In West Islip House Fire
He said Flores has “been impressing me more as he’s gotten older” and that he believes Flores should be playing every day.
He added that Nimmo has been successful off the bench because he “hits line drives. He hits the ball to all fields.”MORE NEWS: New York City Rolls Out $100 Incentive For Getting Vaccinated As CDC Report Warns Delta Variant As Contagious As Chicken Pox
To listen to the full interview, in which Hernandez also discusses the Mets outfield puzzle, the pitchers and more, click on the audio player below.