Adversity seems to be the key motivating factor in the career-high comeback that Sterling Marte hass made this season and while the Amazins are on fire, winning six of their last seven games, their on fire right fielder has reached. an MLB milestone that seems to be unattainable for any else in the league.


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Marte had a rough time after coming off the IL in 2023, but has accomplished a very rare career milestone when he stole the 350th base of his career, making him the only active player in baseball to reach this feat. Marte is no. 112 on the all-time list of base stealers, and no current MLB player is close to catching him.

Check out Marte grab his 350th stolen base of his career against the Padres HERE

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The 35-year-old’s first season in 2022 was of All-Star pedigree, but after missing close to a month of action for a fractured middle finger in early September, Marte only managed to grab 18 bags that season. Last year, he appeared in 86 games, mainly due to double groin surgery, but still was able to rack up 24 stolen bases Already in 2024 the red hot Met has 12 SBs in 61 games, while he boasts .391/.440/.630 at the plate with a 1.030 OPS, two HRs and 10 RBIs in his last 15 games. In the past week, Sterling has kept himself on base, hitting .440 with a 1.180 OPS.

As for the team, the Mets are 10-4 in their last 14 games, won 8 of their last 10 and have climbed back to a record of 32-37, just two GB for the final Wild Card spot in the NL. Are the Mets a potential post season team this season? Of course. With Edwin Diaz and Francisco Alvarez back from the IL and Marte along with J.D. Martinez keeping the ball in play, the Mets have a shot at the NL Wild Card. Like the New York Lottery saying goes, you never know.

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