Mets and Yankees 2021 predictions for final record, bounce back candidates and more

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Aaron Boone, Gerrit Cole, Jacob deGrom and Luis Rojas treated art local predictions
Aaron Boone, Gerrit Cole, Jacob deGrom and Luis Rojas treated art local predictions

Expectations are high for the Mets and Yankees entering the 2021 MLB season.

Here are predictions from SNY staff and contributors for final records, bounce back candidates, and more...

Andy Martino, SNY MLB Insider

Who will be the Mets' MVP? Jacob deGrom
Who will be the Mets' bounce back player? Pete Alonso
Who will lead the Mets in home runs? Pete Alonso
What will Jacob deGrom's ERA be? 2.50
Where will the Mets finish in the NL East? First
What will the Mets' final record be? 93-69

Who will be the Yankees' MVP? Giancarlo Stanton
Who will be the Yankees' bounce back player? Giancarlo Stanton
Who will lead the Yankees in home runs? Giancarlo Stanton
What will Gerrit Cole's ERA be? 2.75
Where will the Yankees finish in the AL East? First
What will the Yankees' final record be? 97-65

Steve Gelbs, SNY Mets Field Reporter

Who will be the Mets' MVP? Jacob deGrom
Who will be the Mets' bounce back player? Pete Alonso
Who will lead the Mets in home runs? Pete Alonso
What will Jacob deGrom's ERA be? 2.05
Where will the Mets finish in the NL East? First
What will the Mets' final record be? 94-68

Who will be the Yankees' MVP? DJ LeMahieu
Who will be the Yankees' bounce back player? Gleyber Torres
Who will lead the Yankees in home runs? Aaron Judge
What will Gerrit Cole's ERA be? 3.15
Where will the Yankees finish in the AL East? First
What will the Yankees' final record be? 97-65

Jim Duquette, SNY Mets Studio Analyst

Who will be the Mets' MVP? Francisco Lindor
Who will be the Mets' bounce back player? Pete Alonso
Who will lead the Mets in home runs? Pete Alonso
What will Jacob deGrom's ERA be? 2.65
Where will the Mets finish in the NL East? Second
What will the Mets' final record be? 90-72

Who will be the Yankees' MVP? Aaron Judge
Who will be the Yankees' bounce back player? Aaron Hicks
Who will lead the Yankees in home runs? Aaron Judge
What will Gerrit Cole's ERA be? 2.95
Where will the Yankees finish in the AL East? First
What will the Yankees' final record be? 94-68

Doug Williams, SNY BNNY Host

Who will be the Mets' MVP? Michael Conforto
Who will be the Mets' bounce back player? Pete Alonso
Who will lead the Mets in home runs? Pete Alonso
What will Jacob deGrom's ERA be? 2.78
Where will the Mets finish in the NL East? First
What will the Mets' final record be? 92-70

Who will be the Yankees' MVP? Aaron Judge
Who will be the Yankees' bounce back player? Jameson Taillon
Who will lead the Yankees in home runs? Aaron Judge
What will Gerrit Cole's ERA be? 3.22
Where will the Yankees finish in the AL East? First
What will the Yankees' final record be?: 94-68

Todd Zeile, SNY Mets Studio Analyst

Who will be the Mets' MVP? Francisco Lindor
Who will be the Mets' bounce back player? Edwin Diaz
Who will lead the Mets in home runs? Pete Alonso
What will Jacob deGrom's ERA be? 2.09
Where will the Mets finish in the NL East? First
What will the Mets' final record be? 93-69

Who will be the Yankees' MVP? DJ LeMahieu
Who will be the Yankees' bounce back player? Gleyber Torres
Who will lead the Yankees in home runs? Aaron Judge
What will Gerrit Cole's ERA be? 2.76
Where will the Yankees finish in the AL East? First
What will the Yankees' final record be? 95-67

Terry Collins, SNY contributor

Who will be the Mets' MVP? Francisco Lindor
Who will be the Mets' bounce back player? Pete Alonso
Who will lead the Mets in home runs? Pete Alonso
What will Jacob deGrom's ERA be? 2.65
Where will the Mets finish in the NL East? Second
What will the Mets' final record be? 90-72

Who will be the Yankees' MVP? Aaron Judge
Who will be the Yankees' bounce back player? Aaron Hicks
Who will lead the Yankees in home runs? Aaron Judge
What will Gerrit Cole's ERA be? 2.95
Where will the Yankees finish in the AL East? First
What will the Yankees' final record be? 94-68

Omar Minaya, SNY contributor

Who will be the Mets' MVP? Francisco Lindor
Who will be the Mets' bounce back player? Jeurys Familia
Who will lead the Mets in home runs? Pete Alonso
What will Jacob deGrom's ERA be? 2.10
Where will the Mets finish in the NL East? First
What will the Mets' final record be? 93-69

Who will be the Yankees' MVP? Giancarlo Stanton
Who will be the Yankees' bounce back player? Giancarlo Stanton
Who will lead the Yankees in home runs? Giancarlo Stanton
What will Gerrit Cole's ERA be? 2.25
Where will the Yankees finish in the AL East? First
What will the Yankees' final record be? 95-67

John Harper, SNY contributor

Who will be the Mets' MVP? Francisco Lindor
Who will be the Mets' bounce back player? Pete Alonso
Who will lead the Mets in home runs? Pete Alonso
What will Jacob deGrom's ERA be? 2.36
Where will the Mets finish in the NL East? Second
What will the Mets' final record be? 89-73

Who will be the Yankees' MVP? DJ LeMahieu
Who will be the Yankees' bounce back player? Gleyber Torres
Who will lead the Yankees in home runs? Aaron Judge
What will Gerrit Cole's ERA be? 2.54
Where will the Yankees finish in the AL East? First
What will the Yankees' final record be? 98-64

Anthony McCarron, SNY contributor

Who will be the Mets' MVP? Francisco Lindor
Who will be the Mets' bounce back player? Pete Alonso
Who will lead the Mets in home runs? Pete Alonso
What will Jacob deGrom's ERA be? 2.25
Where will the Mets finish in the NL East? Second
What will the Mets' final record be? 90-72

Who will be the Yankees' MVP? Aaron Judge
Who will be the Yankees' bounce back player? Gary Sanchez
Who will lead the Yankees in home runs? Luke Voit
What will Gerrit Cole's ERA be? 2.60
Where will the Yankees finish in the AL East? First
What will the Yankees' final record be? 98-64

Sweeny Murti, SNY Yankees Insider

Who will be the Mets' MVP? Francisco Lindor
Who will be the Mets' bounce back player? Pete Alonso
Who will lead the Mets in home runs? Pete Alonso
What will Jacob deGrom's ERA be? 2.41
Where will the Mets finish in the NL East? Second
What will the Mets' final record be? 91-71

Who will be the Yankees' MVP? DJ LeMahieu
Who will be the Yankees' bounce back player? Gleyber Torres
Who will lead the Yankees in home runs? Giancarlo Stanton
What will Gerrit Cole's ERA be? 2.91
Where will the Yankees finish in the AL East? First
What will the Yankees' final record be? 98-64

Anthony Recker, SNY Studio Analyst

Who will be the Mets' MVP? Francisco Lindor
Who will be the Mets' bounce back player? Pete Alonso
Who will lead the Mets in home runs? Pete Alonso
What will Jacob deGrom's ERA be? 2.02
Where will the Mets finish in the NL East? Second
What will the Mets' final record be? 93-69

Who will be the Yankees' MVP? Aaron Judge
Who will be the Yankees' bounce back player? Aaron Judge
Who will lead the Yankees in home runs? Aaron Judge
What will Gerrit Cole's ERA be? 3.18
Where will the Yankees finish in the AL East? First
What will the Yankees' final record be? 96-66

Danny Abriano, SNY Senior Editorial Producer

Who will be the Mets' MVP? Jacob deGrom
Who will be the Mets' bounce back player? Noah Syndergaard
Who will lead the Mets in home runs? Pete Alonso
What will Jacob deGrom's ERA be? 2.21
Where will the Mets finish in the NL East? Second
What will the Mets' final record be? 93-69

Who will be the Yankees' MVP? Giancarlo Stanton
Who will be the Yankees' bounce back player? Giancarlo Stanton
Who will lead the Yankees in home runs? Giancarlo Stanton
What will Gerrit Cole's ERA be? 2.78
Where will the Yankees finish in the AL East? First
What will the Yankees' final record be? 96-66

Scott Thompson, SNY Editorial Producer

Who will be Mets MVP: Michael Conforto
Who will be the Mets bounce back player: Noah Syndergaard
Who will lead the Mets in home runs? Pete Alonso
What will Jacob deGrom’s ERA be? 1.89
Where will Mets finish in the NL East? First
What will the Mets’ final record be? 98-64

Who will be the Yankees’ MVP? DJ LeMahieu
Who will be the Yankees’ bounce back player? Giancarlo Stanton
Who will lead the Yankees in home runs? Giancarlo Stanton
What will Gerrit Cole’s ERA be? 2.48
Where the Yankees finish in AL East? First
What will the Yankees’ final record be? 102-60