MLB: Colorado Rockies at Washington Nationals

Stat Preview: Washington Nationals, April 16-18

The Mets enter their series against division leading fourth place Washington having won nine of their last ten games. The Nationals are two games under .500 despite benefiting from strong early performances from some inexperienced players. Because not much has changed since the last Nationals stats preview, this version focuses on three of those young […]

MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at New York Mets

Game recap April 14: It had to happen at some point

Brewers 5, Mets 1, final The unimaginable has happened, folks, as the New York Mets finally lost a baseball game. After Friday night’s thrilling 6-4 victory over the Brewers extended the winning streak to nine, the Mets sent Matt Harvey to the hill Saturday in search of number ten. Milwaukee sent out staff ace Chase […]

MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at New York Mets

Game recap April 13: Glove Potion No. 9

On a day the Mets listened to countless talking heads belittle their dominant beginning to the 2018 season by using their cataclysmic catching situation as a reason it won’t be good enough over the long haul, New York drowned out the noise en route to their ninth consecutive victory. Friday night’s series opener with the […]

MLB: Spring Training-Houston Astros at Miami Marlins

BP Mets Unfiltered: With d’Arnaud out, Mets should think creatively behind the plate

On Wednesday, breaking a shocking streak of good news, the Mets announced catcher Travis d’Arnaud has been diagnosed with a partially torn UCL, the ligament often referenced in correlation with Tommy John Surgery. On the surface, as much as I hate to say it, I’m not entirely surprised by this development. When the Mets acquired […]

MLB: New York Mets at Miami Marlins

Game recap April 11: I don’t know what’s happening, but I like it

The New York Mets are the best team in baseball. With their 4-1 victory over the Marlins last night, they are tied with the Angels for the most wins in the league with 10, though the fighting Mike Trouts are 10-3, while New York is 10-1. So that means the Mets have a better winning percentage, which means […]

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Stranded: The (Early) 2018 New York Mets

Statistics accurate through Monday, April 9 games. Setting: Nationals Park, April 5. It’s the bottom of the sixth inning, and the visiting New York Mets are leading 4-2 over the Washington Nationals. The Mets, owners of a 4-1 record, have earned cautious optimism, but the specter of things going just wrong enough still looms. Cast: Jacob […]

MLB: New York Mets at Miami Marlins

Game recap April 10: This team just doesn’t know how to lose

Primer Times are good in Mets land. Panic City is a ghost town, as the Mets have jumped out to an incredible start, running the best record in baseball and tying a club record for best start to a season. The good times were set to keep rolling, with Jacob deGrom taking the mound against […]