The Mets broke out their 1980s throwbacks yesterday

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The Mets announced in the offseason that they would be wearing 1986 throwback uniforms as part of the 30th anniversary of their last World Series win at various times this season. One of the first of the various times was yesterday and can be seen in that sweet pic of Yoenis Cespdedes above.

Here’s some more sweetness:

New York Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey punches his fist into his glove during the sixth inning of the baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field, Sunday, April 10, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes, center, is greeted by David Wright, left, after hitting a two-run home run during the sixth inning of the baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field, Sunday, April 10, 2016 in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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They lost to a crappy team while wearing them, but it’s better to look good while being bad than the other way around, babies. Or at least some people say that and they seem to be happy.

Free agent slugger José Abreu signs 3-year deal with Astros

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HOUSTON — Jose Abreu and the World Series champion Astros agreed to a three-year contract, adding another powerful bat to Houston’s lineup.

Abreu, the 2020 AL MVP, spent his first nine major league seasons with the Chicago White Sox. The first baseman became a free agent after batting .304 with 15 home runs, 75 RBIs and an .824 OPS this year.

With the Astros, he replaces Yuli Gurriel at first base in a batting order that also features All-Star sluggers Yordan Alvarez, Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman and Kyle Tucker.

Gurriel became a free agent after Houston defeated the Philadelphia Phillies this month for its second World Series championship.

The 35-year-old Abreu becomes the biggest free agent to switch teams so far this offseason. Born in Cuba, the three-time All-Star and 2014 AL Rookie of the Year is a .292 career hitter in the majors with 243 homers, 863 RBIs and an .860 OPS.

The Astros announced the signing. Abreu is scheduled to be introduced in a news conference at Minute Maid Park.