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Game recap July 28: A man with many talents

It’s incredibly difficult to reach and succeed as a hitter in the big leagues. It’s also incredibly difficult to reach and succeed as a pitcher in the big leagues. That’s why you rarely, if ever, see a two-way player in baseball anymore (Shohei Ohtani is the exception). It’s not surprising that Jacob deGrom – who’s […]

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Game recap July 21: Nothing’s changed

That the Mets 7-6 loss to the Yankees in the second game of the Subway Series wasn’t even the third biggest team-related story of the day tells you all you need to know about what’s been going on in Flushing this year. News broke late Friday night of an impending trade with the Athletics for […]

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Prospect Watch – Week Twelve

Welcome back to the Baseball Prospectus Mets Prospect Watch! This weekly column will take a look at one pitcher and one hitter from each level of the Mets organization and offer thoughts on their performance thus far, as well as a brief scouting report with a future outlook. Binghamton Rumble Ponies (Double-A) Pitcher: Justin Dunn […]

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Game recap July 14: The new old Zack Wheeler

Mets 7, Nationals 3 The Mets pitching staff continued its streak of dominant outings Saturday, this time behind a 7.2-inning performance from right-hander Zack Wheeler. While the starting rotation has been incredible throughout much of the season, the team has routinely wasted brilliant performances from almost every member of the staff (we’re looking at you, […]

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Prospect Watch: Week Eleven

Welcome back to the Baseball Prospectus Mets Prospect Watch! This weekly column will take a look at one pitcher and one hitter from each level of the Mets organization and offer thoughts on their performance thus far, as well as a brief scouting report with a future outlook. With the trade deadline looming and rumors […]

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Game recap July 9: The Enigma

Mets 4, Phillies 3 During any given start, Zack Wheeler can look like the ace many projected him to be once upon a time. The problem though is that during any given start, Zack Wheeler can also look like a backend starter that should be moved to the bullpen. The 6’4 right-hander is an enigma, […]