4:01 AM EDT, Thu August 17, 2017
17 hours ago

The return of Robert Gsellman and what to watch

Robert Gsellman returns to the majors tonight in a fitting way for the 2017 Mets, replacing an injured starter. Gsellman himself is returning from a hamstring strain but at least this was a little different than the other injuries to…Read more →
Aug 15, 2017

Gut Reaction: Yankees 5 Mets 4 (8/15/17)

Sometimes, the package comes as advertised. Oftentimes, we baseball fans are promised terrific pitching matchups that turn out to be duds, with both starters gone by the fifth. When Jacob deGrom and the Mets took on the Yankees and Sonny…Read more →
Aug 15, 2017

Juan Lagares deserves a full-time shot

The Mets’ outfield now has an open slot since the trading of Jay Bruce to Cleveland. Yoenis Cespedes plays in left field (when healthy) and Michael Conforto has shuttled some between center field and right field. Curtis Granderson and Brandon…Read more →
Aug 14, 2017

Gut Reaction: Yankees 4, Mets 2 (8/14/17)

The Yankees captured Game 1 of the 2017 Subway Series with a 4-2 win over the Mets Monday night in the Bronx. This game had a little bit of everything. There was a surprisingly strong outing from Rafael Montero, shut…Read more →
Aug 14, 2017

Mets Minors: Jeremy Vasquez is a diamond in the rough

Anyone have high expectations for a 28th-round pick out of Nova Southeastern University? For those who pay attention to the later rounds of the draft you might recall the name Jeremy Vasquez. He was among a group of Met hitters…Read more →
Aug 13, 2017

Gut Reaction: Mets 6, Phillies 2 (8/13/17)

An ugly streak has come to an end for the New York Mets on Sunday. They ended a streak of six straight Sunday losses with their 6-2 win over the Phillies. The winning effort was lead by a strong starting…Read more →
Aug 13, 2017

The relative values of Jay Bruce and Yoenis Cespedes

Since the middle of the 2015 season, we’ve seen a spike in home run production. The increase has been so drastic that this past offseason we saw general managers essentially being indifferent to acquiring power. The prevailing thought has been…Read more →
Aug 12, 2017

Gut Reaction: Phillies 3 Mets 1

Steven Matz pitched his best of the year and still couldn’t win. Matz had averaged just three-and-a-third innings pitcfhed over his last eleven starts went two outs into the sixth, surrendering just four hits. Unfortunately, they all came in the…Read more →
Aug 12, 2017

Asdrubal Cabrera and the liquidation of the 2017 Mets

The 2017 Mets have become a liquidation sale. Currently sitting at a season low in games under .500, the Mets wove the white flag with the trade of first baseman Lucas Duda and reliever Addison Reed. They strung the flag…Read more →
Aug 11, 2017

Gut Reaction: Mets 7, Phillies 6- 8/11/2017

The kids are alright. Amed Rosario hit the go ahead home run in the ninth inning and Dominic Smith made his Major League debut tonight at Citizens Bank Park. Rosario’s home run was one of three hits.Smith didn’t disappoint with…Read more →
Aug 11, 2017

Time for the Mets’ brass to evaluate this roster

With just 50 games left in the season, and no hope of fighting for the post season, the most important role for the Mets’ front office is to evaluate what’s left of the roster to see who should and shouldn’t…Read more →
Aug 10, 2017

Gut Reaction: Mets 10 Phillies 0 (8/10/17)

Now this was how they drew it up back in February, but this game still had a touch of the reality of the summer. The Mets rode the power arm of Jacob deGrom and the power bats of Wilmer Flores,…Read more →
Aug 10, 2017

Jay Bruce trade raises more questions than it answers

Late last night, the Mets traded Jay Bruce to the Cleveland Indians for a single-A pitcher, whose ERA is close to 5.00. If you’re on the edge of your seat, dying to ask “And…?” or “Who else?” don’t bother. That’s…Read more →
Aug 9, 2017

Gut Reaction: Rangers 5, Mets 1 (8/9/17)

Day games simply aren’t for the Mets this season. Whether it be on Sunday or a weekday matinee, the game hasn’t been kind. The negative pattern continued this afternoon when Martin Perez and the Texas Rangers defeated the Mets 5-1.…Read more →
Aug 9, 2017

Seth Lugo could be Andrew Miller lite

Against Los Angeles last Saturday, Seth Lugo was cruising along, carving up the Dodger hitters like he was Greg Maddux in his prime. He yielded only one hit and no runs through five innings. In the sixth inning, however, the…Read more →