MLB: Cincinnati Reds at New York Mets

Game recap August 7: Jason Vargas leaves early, a love story

Primer It’s a Jason Vargas start. Don’t think much more really needs to be said. At least the greatest second baseman of all time – Jeff McNeil – is still in the lineup. Game Recap Mercifully, Jason Vargas wasn’t in the game for long. After recording only one out and giving up three hits, an almost […]

MLB: Cincinnati Reds at New York Mets

Game recap August 6: I love Jeff McNeil and you should too

The New York Mets are a very interesting team to support. One day, you are furious – steaming mad – that Mickey Callaway is batting Jose Reyes over Jeff McNeil and Luis Guillorme. And then after a few losses, you’re saying, “well, I see some glimpses of hope here.” And that is exactly what last […]

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The Invention of Lying

When someone lies to you, it’s because they don’t respect you enough to be honest or that they think you’re too stupid enough to realize they’re lying in the first place. That’s exactly how the New York Mets are treating their fan base. Throughout the course of this season, this organization has being spreading misinformation or, as […]

MLB: Cincinnati Reds at Washington Nationals

Stat Preview: Cincinnati Reds, August 6-8

The Cincinnati Reds have no hope of a playoff appearance, and have not since about two weeks into the season, but ever since Jim Riggleman took the managerial reins away from Bryan Price, the Reds have been respectable, playing right around .500 baseball. The play has many Reds fans hoping a return to contention will […]

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Game recap August 4: Encouraging signs

The Mets decided against trading one of their best trade chips before the July 31 deadline, insisting Zack Wheeler’s improved performance was for real and he’d be a key cog in 2019. Other organizations reportedly worried the velocity gains weren’t for real and that he would soon regress back to his normal self, but the Mets were […]

MLB: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets

Game recap August 3: Groundhog’s Day

How Jacob deGrom has managed to keep a remotely upbeat attitude over these past few months is nothing short of astonishing. Friday night’s game against Atlanta represented the Mets’ latest chance to play spoiler in a division race that they themselves have long been out of, and despite yet another gem from their ace, New York […]

MLB: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets

Game recap August 2: Are you not entertained? (No, we are not)

Braves 4 Mets 2 | Final On a humid and miserable night that ended with rain dampening whatever was left of the spirits of whatever was left of the Flushing faithful, the Mets limply lurched to another loss, while Atlanta played for a share of first place. It wasn’t until the third when the Mets […]