The NY Post’s Andrew Marchand predicts that Keith Hernandez will soon assume the role previously held on Mets telecasts….by Keith Hernandez.

Keith Hernandez is moving closer to becoming the Mets’ lead analyst on SportsNet New York, according to sources.

If Hernandez signs on, he is expected to work 100 to 125 games with new Met TV play-by-player Gary Cohen.

On Tuesday, Hernandez’ agent met with SNY’s executive producer, Curt Gowdy Jr. Barring a tangled negotiation, look for Hernandez to be announced next month as the main analyst.