Mark Canha

Double Nickel

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The Nationals have become the Bill Dixon of Major League Baseball. They show up, they cut bad promos, and they…

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Max Done

Mad Rationalizing

It had started well. The Mets brought a little bit of everything to the bottom of the 5th inning. An…

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Scherzer Home Run

No Rewrites Here

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Well finally the Mets get to play baseball. But all momentum from Thursday night’s scintillating victory has apparently vanished over…

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Alonso Nimmo Hug

Take That With You

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The game was over. Chasen Shreve and Adonis Media were mopping up for Taijuan Walker, who hadn’t had the best…

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Dom Smith

The Rivalry Is Alive And Well

Well ESPN certainly got its money’s worth tonight. They got Max Scherzer stomping around like a bull for the first…

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Nimmo Home Run St Louis

Was There A Clock Involved?

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There were two outs in the top of the 9th. Max Scherzer and Miles Mikolos had just tidied up a…

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Wilmer Flores Leaping Catch

The One Where Wilmer Flores Beats Us With His Defense

We couldn’t have expected Chris Bassitt to go through an entire season without giving up a run. (I mean, Jerry…

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Alonso Stretch

Requesting A Larger Measuring Stick

After building up a 6-3 record against the likes of the Nationals, Diamondbacks, and Phillies (settle down, Philly … you’re…

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Buck Showalter Obscure Rule

The Charm Of Baseball

The bottom of the 6th inning was so enthralling and fascinating that it probably would have bored the hell out…

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MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets

4/16/22 Game Preview: Arizona Diamondbacks At New York Mets

So we’re a week into the season and the Mets are 6-2. They look to continue their hot start with…

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MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets

The Final Hurrah?

The conversations I’ve been having with my Mets fan friends have revolved around the same general theme: Who stays and…

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MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets

Definite Joel Piñeiro Vibes

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At about 11:30 this morning I got an e-mail titled “We Want You Back”. Yup, a Mets season ticket representative…

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MLB: Miami Marlins at New York Mets

The Signs Are There If You Look Closely

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Once again, the Mets did what they had to do, beating the Marlins 4-3, sweeping the series, and continuing for…

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MLB: Game One-Miami Marlins at New York Mets

The Olive Branch

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There were eight innings of frustration during a game that actually started on April 11th. Taijuan Walker gave up three…

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MLB: Washington Nationals at New York Mets

Don’t Mind The Dark Clouds, They’re Part Of The Family

The Mets badly needed to come out of the gates firing against the Nationals on Tuesday night after losing three…

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MLB: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies

Well, It Was Fun While It Lasted

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The sun will rise tomorrow. And when it does, the Mets will be in second place. I can’t believe that…

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MLB: New York Mets at Miami Marlins

Madness And Magic

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The day started with Luis Rojas gathering around and talking to his team “as a family“. Now I know that’s…

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MLB: New York Mets at Miami Marlins

Crossroads

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I had it planned to do a deep dive about Javy Báez’s runs above average against the slider, and comparing…

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MLB: New York Mets at Cincinnati Reds

Process? Results? They’re Both Good

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If Marcus Stroman was in the exact same situation that he was in before today’s game, except that the timeline…

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MLB: New York Mets at Cincinnati Reds

Chaos Isn’t A Pit … Chaos Is A Ladder

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The problem, when you starting playing too many wacky games in a row, is that eventually your games will be…

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