Phillies Spring Schedule Can Make Season

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Things do not look good in the city of brotherly love. The Philadelphia Phillies, who once again spent big this past offseason on free-agent outfielders Nick Castellanos and Kyle Schwarber, find themselves below .500, and 5.5 games behind the division-leading New York Mets. The Phils have slowly clawed their way back up the standings and […] READ MORE


Scoreless Outing Percentage and Goose Eggs, 2022 (Dynamically Updated)

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Scoreless Outing Percentage and Goose Eggs, 2022 Presenting the full list of Scoreless Outing Percentage (ScOtg%), Goose Eggs (GE), and related statistics for 2022. Statistics run through the end of play on May 16. These statistics aim to further measure effectiveness of relief pitchers. Scoreless Outing Percentage, which first appeared in this piece, is based […] READ MORE


Mets Top Mariners on Mazeika’s Heroics

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Mets 5, Mariners 4   NEW YORK, May 14 — Patrick Mazeika channeled his inner Willie Mays and the New York Mets topped the Seattle Mariners 5–4 at Citi Field on Saturday evening. Fifty years to the day after Mays homered for a key Mets win, so did Mazeika. The catcher’s tie-breaking seventh inning blast on […] READ MORE


Trading Prospects for Veterans by Mets

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Trading prospects for veterans can be decisive in a team’s title hopes. The New York Mets know the successes and failures of these trades.  Such trades for veterans Mike Piazza and Yoennis Cespedes earned trips to the World Series for the Mets in 2000 and 2015. However, the Mets’ trade deadline acquisition of Javier Baez […] READ MORE




Cano Designated for Assignment by Mets

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The New York Mets designated Robinson Cano for assignment this morning. In the end, it came down to numbers. First, mandatory roster cuts for teams to get down to 26 players loomed by Noon on May 2nd.  The 39-year-old Cano missed the 2021 season with his second PED suspension. He played well in winter ball […] READ MORE


Five Mets Pitchers Combine to No-Hit Phillies

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Time will tell whether 2022 will be a special season for the New York Mets. However, there seems to be no reason to doubt that it will happen if Friday’s events are any indication. April 29th was a special night at Citi Field. 32,416 fans cheered on a chilly night as five Mets pitchers combined […] READ MORE


Miami Marlins Jesús Sánchez Really Stepped Up

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In recent weeks, Miami Marlins outfielder Jesús Sánchez really stepped up, and both the team and fans are seeing it. Once considered “just a platoon player,” he has started off 2022 quite well. Through Sunday’s game Sanchez has 18 hits—two doubles, two triples, and three home runs. He has nine runs scored as well as nine […] READ MORE


Miguel Cabrera Joins 3,000 Hit Club

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Miguel Cabrera has 3,000 hits. The future Hall of Famer reached the prestigious milestone with a first-inning single off Colorado Rockies starter Antonio Senzatela Saturday afternoon in Detroit. Cabrera, 38, is the 33rd player to reach the milestone and the first Venezuelan. A double made him the third player in Major League history with 3,000 […] READ MORE