MLB: New York Mets at Washington Nationals

Matt Harvey was a true Met

Baseball is hard. I know that without taking ground balls on the Citi Field dirt. I know that without even picking up a bat. I know that because so few people are stupid enough to try it and even fewer people are stupid enough to keep trying it. Making it to the majors isn’t easy. Matt […]

MLB: New York Mets at San Diego Padres

Game recap April 27: deGrom plays stopper

After dropping three of their previous four contests, including a gut-wrenching defeat in the rubber game in St. Louis Thursday, Jacob deGrom was exactly the man the Mets wanted on the mound Friday night. The team needed a stopper and the ace right-hander delivered in spades as New York topped the Padres 5-1 in the series opener. For […]

MLB: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets

How well have the Mets drafted in recent years?

Tonight, At&T Stadium in Dallas will play host to the NFL draft, easily the most publicized draft of all of the major sports. All 32 professional football teams will be looking to add players who can make an immediate impact, which got me thinking about how different things work in Major League Baseball. The MLB draft […]

MLB: New York Mets at St. Louis Cardinals

Game recap April 24: They’re saying Bruuuuuuuuuce

Primer Rain mercifully cut short the Mets’ time in Atlanta, saving our ears and our sanity from any more Tomahawk Chops until [checks schedule] ugh, late May. Instead, the team headed off to St. Louis to face the less-auditory-but-still-rage-inducing Cardinals with Luke Weaver on the mound. Zack Wheeler took the hill for the Mets, and […]

MLB: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves

Game recap April 19: They can’t all be good; It’s just that all of Harvey’s are bad

Braves 12, Mets 4 Final Just when the good feelings seem to be carrying Mets fans aloft, gravity pulls everyone back to Earth. The improbably ascendant Mets confronted the ongoing enigma that is their fallen ace as Matt Harvey dug an early hole the team could not climb out of, and they lost the opening […]