MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets

Game recap June 22: Bellinger blast undoes Wheeler’s night

For six of his seven innings Friday night, Mets starter Zack Wheeler was in complete control. The sixth inning, however, was a different story thanks to one big swing from LA first baseman Cody Bellinger. Wheeler easily breezed through the first two innings of this game, retiring the first six Dodgers hitters with four punch-outs. […]

MLB: New York Mets-Workouts

Prospect Watch: Week Eight

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. Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A) Hitter: Kevin Kaczmarski […]

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Game Recap June 20: This park is stupid

Coors Field, in theory, is a lot of fun. It’s a place where the baseball magically flies further, with dingers all over the place and double-digit run totals all the time. It’s extra-base hit galore, and every home run goes 450 feet. It’s like some kid messed with the settings on a video game. It’s a mythical […]

MLB: New York Mets at Colorado Rockies

Game recap June 19: Coors

Primer The Mets have a nice little three-game win streak going, and they even got Jacob deGrom a win Monday. Brandon Nimmo is one of the best hitters in baseball, Michael Conforto is heating up and Jay Bruce is finally going on the DL. Things are almost looking up. Oh, except for the fact that […]

MLB: New York Mets at Colorado Rockies

Game recap June 18: Unsurprisingly Nimmo, surprisingly rest of team back the dominant deGrom

Ah, Coors Field. The first play of Monday night’s game indicative of what was to come when Brandon Nimmo, who grew up two hours from Coors, continued his scorching hot play as he opened up the Rockies series with an inside-the-park home run. The hitting To no surprise, the hustling Nimmo was home to home in […]

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Staff post: Killing time

The Mets aren’t fun anymore. To be fair, they haven’t been fun since Game 13, but it’s June 18 and they’ve become virtually unwatchable. And the worst part is that none of it is going to change. No one is coming to save the Mets. So we have to save ourselves. We may not know […]