MLB: Washington Nationals at New York Mets

Game recap September 25: Only five more of these to go

With less than one week remaining, we can finally say goodbye and good riddance to the season. The 2017 campaign left Mets fans with nothing but frustration, despair, and kept everyone wondering if it was really possible for things to get worse. Ravaged by injuries, we were deprived of the opportunity to watch a Mets team […]

MLB: New York Mets at Chicago Cubs

Game recap September 15: Swept away

Cubs 14, Mets 6 Final In the bottom of the seventh inning of last night’s shellacking, Phil Evans took the field at third and Matt Reynolds replaced Jose Reyes at short — Reyes had himself replaced Amed Rosario, who left the game in the fifth with a tight hip flexor. As the few hopeful signs […]

MLB: New York Mets at Chicago Cubs

Game recap September 12: Blown out of the Windy City

What will you remember most about the 2017 Mets season? When you look back on this Mets season in 15 years—assuming, of course, that the world has not been destroyed in a nuclear war by then, and baseball still exists in its current form—what will stand out the most? Yes, the injuries were a major issue. […]

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2017 Mets Affiliates Preview: Binghamton…sigh…Rumble Ponies

After a breakout 2016 season with the St. Lucie Mets, catcher Tomas Nido will look to continue his success in 2017 with the Binghamton Rumble Ponies. The ride hasn’t always been smooth for Nido, the Mets 2012 eighth-round pick. Prior to 2016, he had never posted a minor league OPS higher than .660. However, over […]

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Ten Prospects We Want to See in 2017

Over on the main site, the BP prospect team runs themed Monday Morning Ten Packs this time of year, picking 10 prospects who fulfill some criteria or another. Our BP Mets prospect team of Jeffrey, Skyler, and I decided to blatantly rip this off and write a “ten pack”-style article on the ten Mets prospects […]

MLB: Spring Training-St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets

Mets Top Prospects: No. 11 to No. 20

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be expanding the Mets top 10 prospect list from Baseball Prospectus out to 30 names. Joining me in this endeavor will be Baseball Prospectus Senior Prospect Writer–and my podcast co-host–Jeffrey Paternostro and new BP Mets minor-league contributor Skyler Kanfer. To recap where we’ve started, here’s the Mets top ten […]

MLB: New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers

A Little Dose of Optimism for the Future of Mets’ Catching

27-year-old Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud remains on the DL this week; unfortunately for both him and the team, the news of his injury was not really news at all. D’Arnaud has suffered a host of injuries over his minor and major league career, and has rarely been healthy for an extended period since 2010. From 2010-2013 […]