MLB: San Diego Padres at New York Mets

Game recap August 14: The man from Long Island, still striving for perfection

THE RUNDOWN Steven Matz took a no-hitter into the eighth inning against a punchless Padres lineup as the Mets moved back over .500 with a 5-1 victory on Sunday. A DOMINANT OUTING Although Sunday’s start would prove to be arguably the finest of Matz’s young career, the game began inauspiciously for the lefty. On a brutally hot day in […]

MLB: Miami Marlins at New York Mets

Our Second-Half Predictions

We offered some #HotTakes back in April, some of which look prescient: David Wright will not start the Mets’ 2016 playoff games (he’s out for the season, if you’ve been under a rock) The 2016 team breaks the franchise record (200) for dingers (they’re 63% of the way there, having played 56% of their games) Addison […]

MLB: New York Mets at Milwaukee Brewers

Mid-Season Mets Top 10 Prospect Update

With another Rule 4 draft in the books, and the A-ball first-half break just around the corner, this seems like a good time to check in our preseason Mets Top 10 Prospect List that I compiled with the help of the BP Prospect team. The Top 10 1. Steven Matz, LHP Current Assignment: New York […]

MLB: New York Mets-Workouts

This Week in (Minor League) Baseball, 4/7-4/12/16

Welcome to This Week in (Minor League) Baseball, a weekly look at how Mets prospects and minor leaguers are performing. Think of it as an XL version of the mothership’s daily Minor League Update. Each week we will look at one or two players from each level who have stood out for their performance (good […]

MLB: New York Mets at Cincinnati Reds

Mets Minor League Preview: Las Vegas 51s

While the big league regular season gets going on Sunday night, the minor leaguers have to wait until Thursday evening to begin their 2016 campaign. So, welcome to the preview for the Mets’ full-season affiliates. We’ll start close to the big leagues with the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s and move down the system to discuss […]