MLB: New York Mets at Washington Nationals

Game recap April 28: The streak always breaks

You get a sense sometimes, or, at least, I do, that things won’t get better. That this bad weather or bad mood or string of bad luck will never end. That you’re stuck in this state of despair forever. The Mets felt like that. Everything had gone wrong: the slumps and the injuries were relentless […]

MLB: NLDS-New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers

New York Mets Opening Day 2017: On losing hope, and then gaining it back

Despair is comforting. There’s an ease, a simplicity, a beauty in never expecting much. You can’t be disappointed if you never expected anything in the first place. It’s hard to not expect anything. We innately want. Food. Air. To have someone to say good morning and good night to and to text when you’re sad or […]

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BP Mets Unfiltered: 40 Questions About “The Four Horsemen”

Last week, a 30-second MLB.com commercial–starring Steven Matz, Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, and Matt Harvey–began circulating on Twitter. I have no idea where it came from, or where it’s being aired. Honestly, I know absolutely nothing about this ad. But I would like to know more. Here’s what I’d like to know: What was the […]