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Mets Analysis

The Mets should sign Kris Bryant

The Mets are still looking for a solution at third base.

The Hall of Very Good Mets

Taking a look at some Mets who should be forever enshrined (at a lesser level)

Buck Showalter, a Baltimore perspective: Part 1—A conversation with Mark Brown of Camden Chat

I asked the managing editor of Camden Chat, who has watched far more games managed by Buck Showalter than I have, about who Buck Showalter is as a manager, his fit for the Mets, and his legacy in Baltimore.

The case for all of the former Mets on the 2022 Hall of Fame ballot

None of them are shoo-ins for the Hall of Fame, but there are some interesting cases to be made for each one of them.

Grading the Mets’ Max Scherzer signing

LFGM, now in technicolor.

Grading the Mets’ Starling Marte signing

The Marte Party comes to Queens.

Getting to know Mets outfielder Mark Canha

The longtime Oakland Athletic comes with some very positive upside but also some considerable risks.

Grading the Mets’ Mark Canha signing

The outfielder that was promised comes to Citi Field.

How the Mets’ rotation looks with Max Scherzer in it

Hint: it’s a lot better!

Grading the Mets’ Eduardo Escobar signing

The signing was a decent first foray into free agency for new GM Billy Eppler.

How the Mets’ infield looks with Eduardo Escobar

Escobar is an immediate upgrade at one spot in the infield

A look at the Mets’ outfield following the additions of Marte and Canha

The Mets have locked in their starters, but still have work to do in adding some outfield depth.

SB Nation MLB offseason simulation 2021: The greatest defensive infield of all time

The full narrative of a hypothetical Met offseason.

A major decision looms with QO free agents

The failure to sign Kumar Rocker will have a major impact on the Mets’ free agent plans.

Examining a healthier 2021 Mets season

Better injury luck might have made the difference for the Mets this season

-illar of the Day, Games 134-147

Kevin Pillar roars back into the competition with a productive two weeks.

-illar of the Day, Games 122-133

As the team slips, one of the -illars surges ahead.

-illar of the Day, Games 115-121

The -illar Bros couldn’t save the Mets from a truly miserable week.

-illar of the Day, Games 108-114

Jonathan is pulling away, and Kevin can’t do anything about it.

-illar of the Day, Games 101-107

The dog days of -illAugust are here.

Modeling Trade Impact, Part 2: Winning the World Series

Identifying some interesting general insights and judging the Mets at the same time.

Getting to know the newest Met, Javier Báez

The team’s biggest deadline acquisition might end up their most exciting player

How the Mets’ pitching shapes up post-deadline

The Mets acquired a couple of depth starters prior to the deadline in Hill and Williams, while not adding to their pen.

How the Mets’ infield shapes up with Javier Báez in it

Báez will start his Mets career as the team’s everyday shortstop.

-illar of the Day, Games 94-100

The -illars didn’t have the best week, but we’ve got some awards to hand out.

Modeling Trade Impact, Part 1: Making the Playoffs

Judging how trades affect a team’s chances to make the playoffs.

-illar of the Day, Games 88-93

With the second half up and running, the -illars are fighting for supremacy (and playing time).

Examining the Mets’ NL East competition for the second half

The Mets have a 3.5 game lead entering the second half. Can they hold off their divisional opponents for the rest of the year?

Francisco Lindor saw peaks and valleys in the first half of the 2021 season

Francisco Lindor’s first half was a tumultuous one, but there’s plenty of reason to be excited.

-illar of the Day, Games 80-87

We close out the first half with the a roundup of the last seven games of -illar antics.

Pete Alonso returns to defend his Home Run Derby trophy

It’s been a while since Polar Bear won the derby, so we’re here to catch you up before Monday’s show.

Searching for starting pitchers for the Mets on the trade market

The Mets are in first place and clearly need to add some pitching before the July 30 deadline.