Buck Showalter Hired as Mets Manager

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The New York Mets have hired Buck Showalter as their new manager, signing him to a three-year deal. Mets owner Steve Cohen announced the hire Saturday on Twitter. The move comes as little surprise, as Showalter was the frontrunner for the position for several weeks. I’m pleased to announce Buck Showalter as the new manager […] READ MORE


Javier Báez Agrees to a Deal with the Tigers

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There was some late action Monday night into early Tuesday morning as Javier Báez is now off the board. The 28-year old shortstop is heading to the Detroit Tigers on a six-year deal worth $140 million. Per MLB insider Ken Rosenthal, the deal includes an opt-out after 2023 and a limited no-trade clause. Javier Báez […] READ MORE


Noah Syndergaard is Heading to the West Coast

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One of the highest upside pitchers in free agency is now off the market. Right-hander Noah Syndergaard is heading out to the West Coast. “Thor” has come to an agreement on a deal with the Los Angeles Angels. Per Jeff Passan, the contract is for one year and a total of $21 million. Syndergaard, 29, has […] READ MORE


Lesser of Two Evils: Mets & Padres Manager Openings

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Both the San Diego Padres and the New York Mets manager positions are open this offseason. On paper, both manager openings appear appealing to any candidate. Budding young superstars. Strong veteran presence. Teams that are both on the rise. Yet both teams fizzled out over the last couple of months during the 2021 regular season. Both […] READ MORE


Lindor Breakthrough Long Overdue for Mets

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Francisco Lindor served up a powerful reminder to New York Mets fans Sunday of what he can do at the plate. For one night at least, a difficult season for Lindor went into the rearview mirror as he slugged three homers in a back-and-forth 7-6 win over the New York Yankees. It took until September, […] READ MORE


2021 New York Mets Week 9 In Review 5/31-6/6

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2021 New York Mets Week 9 In Review 5/31-6/6 Monday The 2021 New York Mets opened a three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday. Ace Jacob deGrom took on Merrill Kelly. As per usual, deGrom was excellent. He went six innings allowing just two hits with eight strikeouts. The game’s first runs came from […] READ MORE


2021 New York Mets Week 8 In Review 5/24-5/30

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2021 New York Mets Week 8 In Review 5/24-5/30 Monday To start the week the 2021 New York Mets started a four-game series against the Colorado Rockies. David Peterson took the mound against Austin Gomber. Ryan McMahon hit a solo home run to put the Rockies on the board first. Elias Diaz also homered in […] READ MORE


Jonathan Villar Leading Injury Plagued Mets in 2021

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The New York Mets came into the 2021 season with an infield of Pete Alonso, Jeff McNeil, Francisco Lindor, and J.D. Davis. Through 45 games, the only healthy infielder left is Lindor, who is hitting .191 with four home runs and 11 RBI. The Mets have been drastically affected by injuries. One player though that has stepped up off the bench has […] READ MORE


2021 New York Mets Week 7 In Review 5/17-5/23

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2021 New York Mets Week 7 In Review 5/17-5/23 Monday Coming off of the sweep in Tampa, the  2021 New York Mets hoped to turn it around for the start of a three-game series against the Atlanta Braves. Taijuan Walker took the hill against Max Fried. Walker’s day ended early when he was taken out […] READ MORE


2021 New York Mets Week 6 In Review 5/10-5/16

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2021 New York Mets Week 6 In Review 5/10-5/16 Tuesday To start the week, the 2021 New York Mets had a two-game series against the Baltimore Orioles. In the first game, Marcus Stroman took on John Means, who was making his first start since his no-hitter. It was a pitcher’s duel for the first six […] READ MORE