MLB: Spring Training-Miami Marlins at New York Mets

Statcast Catch Probability Shows the Mets No (G)Love

With the plethora of outfielders on the New York Mets roster it will be hard to determine who should play where and how much they should play. While Yoenis Cespedes will get the bulk of the time in left field, playing time in center field and right field will likely be shared among Jay Bruce, […]

MLB: Chicago Cubs-Photo Day

Five “Forgotten” Mets: Where Are They Now?

A week ago, a certain app on my phone reminded me that eight years ago I was waitlisted and subsequently rejected from Binghamton University. While reminding me of all my college rejections–and few acceptances–it also brought memories of when I was visiting Binghamton and got to go see the Binghamton Mets (now the Rumble Ponies) […]

MLB: New York Mets at San Diego Padres

How The Mets Have Shifted

Shifting is a sensation that has taken over Major League Baseball the past few years and its implementation has been well documented in recent books such as Travis Sawchik’s “Big Data Baseball” and Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller’s “The Only Rule Is It Has to Work.” As the popularity of the use of the shift […]