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BP Mets Unfiltered: 40 Questions About “The Four Horsemen”

Last week, a 30-second MLB.com commercial–starring Steven Matz, Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, and Matt Harvey–began circulating on Twitter. I have no idea where it came from, or where it’s being aired. Honestly, I know absolutely nothing about this ad. But I would like to know more. Here’s what I’d like to know: What was the […]

MLB: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies

How Syndergaard and deGrom can be the Next Koufax and Drysdale

Would you read an article written by Sandy Alderson describing exactly what went down at the 2015 trade deadline? Crying Wilmer Flores, rejecting Carlos Gomez, and acquiring La Potencia? Imagine the retweets. Something like that actually happened in 1967, when the Los Angeles Dodgers’ general manager, Buzzie Bavasi, penned a four-part series in Sports Illustrated. The best of […]

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New York’s Best Real-Life Fantasy Options

When I was a kid, a unique combination of dread and excitement overtook my house each year in early March, culminating in a strange and wonderful night: my dad’s fantasy baseball draft. The lead up involved my dad spending weekend hours on the phone strategizing with his younger brother (and co-manager), which I’m sure annoyed […]

MLB: New York Mets-Workouts

What Would Not Surprise Us About the 2017 Mets

Way way back many centuries ago, not long after the blogging began, Will Leitch started a site called Deadspin. He relied upon tips from the common man. Will’s vision for Deadspin was to publish sports news that never made it into the public domain “because of either corporate obligations or just plain laziness.” Deadspin needed […]

MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets

The Top 5 Mets Games of 2016

The Mets’ 2016 season was an unexpected ride. For a long time, it seemed like they were going to struggle to defend their National League pennant, and it took a late charge at the end to simply reach the Wild Card game. Although it was ultimately step back from 2015, it certainly had its share […]

MLB: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets

Everyone Had Surgery

Well that was brutal, if not entirely unexpected. The Mets made a great push toward the playoffs this year, but in the end, there was a bit too much to overcome. Now the real work begins. While the MLB’s other top teams wear themselves out this postseason the Mets can take advantage of the time […]

MLB: NL Wild Card-San Francisco Giants at New York Mets

From BP: You Can Predict Ball

We were promised greatness. Leading into this game, the prospective Madison Bumgarner vs. Noah Syndergaardmatchup was supposed to be the clash of aces that makes for must-see baseball. The game’s most notorious postseason pitcher–one of the greatest of all time already–faced off against the hardest-throwing starting pitcher in the game, a young ace who carried his team on […]

MLB: NL Wild Card-San Francisco Giants at New York Mets

2016 Wild Card Game Recap: Wait Till Next Year

Executive Summary Conor Gillaspie hit a three-run ninth-inning home run in support of a Madison Bumgarner shutout. Giants 3, Mets 0. Discussion and Analysis Conor Gillaspie batted only 205 times during the regular season. He started last night because Eduardo Nunez, the Giants’ big trade-deadline acquisition, injured his hamstring down the stretch. Gillaspie playing hero in the […]