11:34 PM EDT, Thu May 25, 2017
16 mins ago

Gut Reaction: Padres 4 Mets 3 (5/25/17)

Y’know, we always talk about the weather, but we never do anything about it. On this night, the Mets couldn’t do anything about the weather or the San Diego Padres and they were done in by both. The Mets dropped…Read more →
11 hours ago

The tipping point with Terry Collins and the mainstream media

The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire. It seems like we may have witnessed two important tipping points with the Mets this year. The first…Read more →
16 hours ago

The beauty that is Michael Conforto

“If you can keep your head about you when all others are losing theirs, and blaming it on you…Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it, and – which is more – you’ll be a Man, my son!” —…Read more →
May 24, 2017

Gut Reaction: Padres 6, Mets 5 – 5/24/17

It would be too easy to chalk this one up as another one blown by a six-inning start and weak bullpen outing, but this one belongs squarely on Terry Collins‘ shoulders. His in-game decision making was some of the worst…Read more →
May 24, 2017

Paul Sewald provides some relief for the Mets

One of the problems the Mets have suffered this season is a bullpen that has thrown gasoline on the fire far too often. Recently the team relief corps collective ERA has been at, or near the bottom of the league…Read more →
May 23, 2017

Gut Reaction: Mets 9, Padres 3 – 5/23/17

If only we had more games like this one – score early, jump out to a big lead, and hold it. No nail biting, just a good, clean win against an inferior team. The Mets went to town on Padres…Read more →
May 23, 2017

Michael Conforto is an early All-Star candidate

Heading into the 2017 season, the Mets were thought to possess an All-Star caliber outfielder. Most assumed that this outfielder would be slugger Yoenis Cespedes. Cespedes would end up injuring himself though, opening up room for young Michael Conforto. Conforto…Read more →
May 22, 2017

Mets Minors: Both sides of the Amed Rosario argument

“Are you kidding me?  The Mets have been garbage and we’re keeping this kid in AAA to see Jose Reyes start?  That’s a joke, right?”   “You want to bring a kid up and ask him to carry the team? …Read more →
May 21, 2017

Gut Reaction: Angels 12, Mets 5 (5/21/17)

In a matchup of journeyman starters, the Angels’ hurler didn’t implode in the first inning and the visitors emerged with a 12-5 win. Tommy Milone gave up 8 R in 1.1 IP, including 3 HR. In three starts with the…Read more →
May 21, 2017

Jose Reyes’ resurgence fueled by power over speed

Through his first 15 games, Jose Reyes was awful. No one looks good when the hits aren’t falling in and Reyes looked even worse because he wasn’t walking a ton and had just two extra-base hits in 59 PA. It…Read more →
May 20, 2017

Gut Reaction: Mets 7, Angels 5 (5/20/17)

Well, that was ugly. In a game that took 3:37 minutes and was filled with poor command and lousy defense, the Mets took a five-run lead into the ninth but had to sweat out a 7-5 win. All’s well that…Read more →
May 20, 2017

Poll: What’s your take on the Mets in the third week of May?

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May 19, 2017

Gut Reaction: Mets 3, Angels 0 (5/19/17)

There’s no place like home. The Mets returned from a disastrous road trip and snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 3-0 win over the Angels Friday night. Jacob deGrom gave the team what it desperately needed – a strong…Read more →
May 19, 2017

Don’t look away – the Mets are about to turn it around

After a 10-14 opening month filled with injuries and slumps, we thought things couldn’t get worse. Now 6-9 in May with new injuries, slumps and drama added to the mix, here we are, at 16-23. Fans and writers are talking…Read more →
May 18, 2017

Checking in on Jay Bruce’s defense with advanced numbers

One of the criticisms of the Mets heading into the 2017 season was how they weren’t a very athletic club and this was likely to show up on the defensive side of things. One of the main sources of this…Read more →