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Ten Prospects We Want to See in 2017

Over on the main site, the BP prospect team runs themed Monday Morning Ten Packs this time of year, picking 10 prospects who fulfill some criteria or another. Our BP Mets prospect team of Jeffrey, Skyler, and I decided to blatantly rip this off and write a “ten pack”-style article on the ten Mets prospects […]

MLB: Spring Training-St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets

Mets Top Prospects: No. 21 to No. 30

Welcome back to the conclusion of our BP Mets top 30 list. This list was put together by Baseball Prospectus Senior Prospect Writer Jeffrey Paternostro, BP Mets Prospect Contributor Skyler Kanfer, and myself over the course of the past few weeks. Full reports for prospects 1-10 are available on the main Baseball Prospectus site, we […]

MLB: Spring Training-St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets

Mets Top Prospects: No. 11 to No. 20

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be expanding the Mets top 10 prospect list from Baseball Prospectus out to 30 names. Joining me in this endeavor will be Baseball Prospectus Senior Prospect Writer–and my podcast co-host–Jeffrey Paternostro and new BP Mets minor-league contributor Skyler Kanfer. To recap where we’ve started, here’s the Mets top ten […]

MLB: New York Mets at Arizona Diamondbacks

The One About The Qualifying Offer

Last week, Major League Baseball set the qualifying offer for 2016-17 free agents at $17.2 million, up from $15.8 million last offseason and slightly above earlier estimates. To sum up the qualifying offer system: teams may offer any player who spent the full 2016 season with their squad a one-year contract at $17.2 million within […]

MLB: New York Mets at San Diego Padres

Don’t Look Back In Anger

Sometimes, you just run into the wrong pitcher on the wrong day. Madison Bumgarner is probably the greatest pitcher in modern postseason history. He was very good in 2010, had his only two bad playoff appearances ever in 2012 backed up by a sensational World Series start, and turned into this millennium’s Old Hoss Radbourn […]