Johan Santana

No-Han, Five Years Later: Where Are They Now?

Today, we celebrate the five-year anniversary of one of the most unforgettable moments in New York Mets history. On June 1, 2012, Johan Santana threw the first no-hitter in franchise history, 51 years and 8,020 games into the team’s existence. The entire game was a heart-stopping thrill ride, and one of the most incredible and […]


Mets connections: Atlanta Braves

The following is the first edition of what will hopefully be part of each of the series previews here at BP Mets. “Mets Connections” will take a look at the opposing teams’ rosters and highlight some of the noteworthy or interesting links that can be drawn between those players and the Mets organization. Some of […]

MLB: World Series-Cleveland Indians at Chicago Cubs

Our 2017 Met Awards

Quick! Name the last three Mets to win the major awards bestowed by the Baseball Writers Association of America. You’ve got Jacob deGrom’s 2014 Rookie of the Year and R.A. Dickey’s 2012 Cy Young. And then? You have to go all the way back to 1985 to find Dwight Gooden’s CYA. (We don’t count the Rolaids […]

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: Toronto Blue Jays at Los Angeles Angels

Murphy’s Law (And Other Great Baseball Superstitions)

Today is a big day for baseball. As of this writing—it’s Tuesday morning—the Blue Jays are about to take on the dreaded Cleveland bullpen once more in an effort to stay alive; meanwhile, National League teams will duke it out for a lead at Dodger Stadium tonight. I for one will be rooting for Chicago. […]