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 […]

MLB: New York Yankees at Seattle Mariners

How Jerry Dipoto Would Run the Mets

There was joy in Flushing when Sandy Alderson and the Mets re-signed Yoenis Cespedes to reprise his role as “Mets Offense” for the 2017 season. Since the Cespedes announcement on November 30? Literally nothing but a bunch of minor-league free agent signings and invitations to spring training. We appreciate @MetsGM for his professionalism and perseverance; it’s hard to work […]

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BP Mets Unfiltered: Listing All This Front Office’s (Major) Transactions

The Mets have taken a bit of a beating with their mid-season acquisition of corner outfielder Jay Bruce … and sure, I’ve piled on a bit too. But I wanted to examine whether or not the current front office, as a whole, has done a good job of acquiring major-league talent through trade and/or signing. […]

MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets

Rainout Recap July 25: Mother Nature Halts Start of Important Homestand

Set to kick off their first homestand since the All-Star break on Monday night at Citi Field, the New York Mets (52-45) will have to wait another day to take on the St. Louis Cardinals (52-46). The series opener was officially postponed just minutes before the scheduled start time, as heavy rains continued to move […]

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 […]