MLB: New York Yankees at Seattle Mariners

How Jerry Dipoto Would Run the Mets

There was joy in Flushing when Sandy Alderson and the Mets re-signed Yoenis Cespedes to reprise his role as “Mets Offense” for the 2017 season. Since the Cespedes announcement on November 30? Literally nothing but a bunch of minor-league free agent signings and invitations to spring training. We appreciate @MetsGM for his professionalism and perseverance; it’s hard to work […]

MLB: Texas Rangers at Kansas City Royals

Just Another Lady Thinkpiece

Oops, I did it again—I offended the delicate sensibilities of man-baseball fandom with talk of those pesky domestic abuse allegations and … morals. My qualms about alleged domestic violence claims against Jose Reyes and Jeurys Familia have been declared, amongst other gems, “just another lady thinkpiece” (#thanksforthetitle). Now, dear reader, this is nothing new; I’ve […]

MLB: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies

Receiving Gifts

Baseball Prospectus readers are six times more likely than other MLB fans to apply their love of numbers to non-baseball pursuits. [Citation needed.] Since you’re mathy enough to be reading this, you’re probably familiar with the psychological studies demonstrating that people are happier to receive a gift they asked for than the one you regifted […]

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 […]