The 2023 Mets were a colossal and expensive failure — but a massive trade deadline produced some silver linings, and changed the course of the franchise.
The Mets have done a lot of things well. But more needs to be done to truly make baseball a space for everyone.
Our staff makes some big guesses for this year’s team.
Edwin Díaz appearances were often a highlight in 2022, and losing that will lessen the fan experience.
The Mets will have had a very good offseason either way, though the star infielder would obviously make it better.
Not many players have spent the majority of their career in New York, and even fewer have done so while performing at a high level.
The team’s willingness to invest in its roster makes for a far better experience for its fans.
The names have changed, but the result stayed the same, and it’s not fun.
In the formative years of my Mets fandom, my mother made sure I knew about "Bad Dude".
The Mets tried something new, and it was a resounding success.
The Mets retiring Willie Mays’s number 24 is long overdue, and it about much more than 1972 and 1973.
The team whiffed at the deadline and lost to the last-place Nationals, but at least deGrom is back in our lives.
Sometimes it’s okay to take a deep breath and remember that the 2022 Mets are really good.
"Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one." — Stella Adler