MLB: Cincinnati Reds at New York Mets

Game recap August 7: Jason Vargas leaves early, a love story

Primer It’s a Jason Vargas start. Don’t think much more really needs to be said. At least the greatest second baseman of all time – Jeff McNeil – is still in the lineup. Game Recap Mercifully, Jason Vargas wasn’t in the game for long. After recording only one out and giving up three hits, an almost […]

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Game recap July 27: Deep Freese

David Freese will forever be a known name in Mets lore after his strikeout completed Johan Santana’s 2012 no-hitter, but on Friday night, the veteran extracted a little bit of revenge against the boys in orange and blue. In New York’s 5-4 loss in Pittsburgh the veteran right handed hitter drove in all five Pirates’ runs, […]

MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets

Game recap July 10: What’s a Drew Gagnon?

Primer A day after they were forced to start Corey Oswalt, the Mets turned to 28-year-old Drew Gagnon to make his major league debut against the Phillies. Meanwhile, the Phillies debuted top prospect Enyel De Los Santos, a 22-year-old from the Dominican Republic. That matchup seems like a pretty good snapshot of where these two […]

MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at New York Mets

Game recap July 8: Not a perfect game

WHO WON: For the 51st time, it wasn’t the Mets. WHAT HAPPENED, THE GOOD: There were plenty of bad things that happened on Sunday, but cheer up. It wasn’t all for naught, right? There were…some good things that happened. Right? …Right. Here were the positives that came out of Sunday: Brandon Nimmo singled in the seventh to […]

MLB: New York Mets at Miami Marlins

Game recap June 29: No end in sight

On Friday night the Mets continued their furious surge…towards the worst record in the National League. New York’s night in Miami got off to a rocky start long before first pitch, when starting pitcher Jacob deGrom had to be scratched late due to a family emergency. In his place, young Corey Oswalt made his first […]

MLB: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets

Scouting Notes From Triple-A Las Vegas and Double-A Binghamton

BP Mets writer Alex Rosen dropped by the Las Vegas team on April 17 and in Binghamton for two games on April 24 and 25 to see what the organization’s top prospects are up to. AAA Las Vegas 51s 1B Dominic Smith Smith is a great example of just how quickly the public perception of […]

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2017 Mets Affiliate Preview: St. Lucie Mets

Following the path laid out for Matt Harvey six years ago, the Mets will be starting their first round pick, right-handed pitcher Justin Dunn (#6), in St. Lucie to begin his first professional season. Dunn—who spent his first two and a half seasons at Boston College as a relief pitcher—will look to prove that he has […]

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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 […]