MLB: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves

Game recap June 12: Mickey Callaway goes home

Primer Another trip to Atlanta, what could possibly go wrong? Zack Wheeler and the anemic Met offense squared off against Mike Foltynewicz and the best offense in the National League to start a two-game set. Game Recap Both starters worked around a first inning baserunner to settle into an early groove. Foltynewicz hit Michael Conforto […]

MLB: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets

Dom Smith’s Last Best Shot

The Adrian Gonzalez experiment officially reached its conclusion Sunday night when the Mets released the veteran following their 2-0 series finale win over the Yankees. At 36 years old, Gonzalez was unlikely to revert back to his prime following an injury riddled 2017 season in Los Angeles, but at a league minimum salary, New York felt […]

MLB: Atlanta Braves at San Diego Padres

Stat Preview: Atlanta Braves, June 12-13

The Mets salvaged the Subway Series Sunday night, but their season is still on a downward trajectory. Adrian Gonzalez has finally been purged from the roster, so perhaps Dominic Smith will provide a spark. The team travels down to Atlanta to face a Braves team treading water tied atop the NL East. The Braves lost […]

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Game recap June 9: Rinse and repeat

YANKEES 4, METS 3 If Mickey Callaway thought a lineup change would do the trick, it’s safe to assume he’s already back to the drawing board, pondering any possibility imaginable to spark this anemic Met offense. The Mets dropped the second game of the Subway Series, their eighth straight, all of which have come at […]

MLB: New York Yankees at New York Mets

Game recap June 8: Wasted

I’d say the Mets’ offensive ineptitude is getting ridiculous, but that narrative is beyond redundant. On Friday night, New York dropped their series opener with the Yankees 4-1, making them losers of all seven games on their current home stand. In those seven contests, the Mets have scored eight runs. EIGHT. They’ve scored three times […]

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The Mets 2018 Draft Class Superlatives

Best pick: Jarred Kelenic Cliché, I know, but Kelenic is the only 2018 draftee who will find himself in the Top 10 of our BP Mets midseason list. Add in the fact that he’ll reportedly sign for less than slot and this is a no-doubter. Best value: Bryce Montes de Oca The Mets are presumably going to […]