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Mets Season Preview

David Peterson still has something left to prove

The southpaw starter looks to rebound from a sophomore slump.

Max Scherzer begins 2022 season as the Mets’ ace

Scherzer remains one of baseball’s best pitchers at the age of 37.

What does Robinson Canó have left in the tank?

The likely DH is a ball of question marks heading into Opening Day.

Dominic Smith has some questions to answer in 2022

Smith must show his true worth to the Mets or risk becoming a bench player or leaving the Mets altogether.

Tylor Megill is already important to the 2022 Mets

The second year pitcher will look to further establish himself in the big leagues this year.

Fair or not, 2022 will define Francisco Lindor

The first year of his $341M contract, and second as a Met, will be remembered, for better or worse.

Edwin Díaz remains an enigma heading into fourth (and final?) season with Mets

It’s possible that Citi Field will be Narco-less after this season.

Jordan Yamamoto needs a shoulder to rely on

Health is the biggest obstacle for the former top prospect.

Taijuan Walker is an important part of the Mets’ rotation in 2022

In his second year with the Mets, Walker will look to forget about a rough second half to his 2021 season.

James McCann looks to rebound after disappointing first season with the Mets

Until Francisco Alvarez is ready, the Mets will have to settle with McCann behind the plate.

Jacob deGrom is baseball’s best question mark in 2022

deGrom is the best at his craft when healthy.

J.D. Davis has an undefined role heading into the 2022 season

The 28-year-old should still serve as a valuable bench piece for the Mets.

Trevor May enters his second season as the Mets’ setup man

Our favorite Twitch-streaming reliever is working on a new pitch this spring as well.

Joey Lucchesi will likely miss most of the season after Tommy John surgey

Sad churve noises.

The Mets need Drew Smith to be good in 2022

Smith figures to play a significant role in the Mets’ 2022 bullpen

Luis Guillorme will lead the bench mob

With a crowded infield, Guillorme figures to be featured off the bench.

The most prominent position player acquisition of the offseason, Starling Marte looks to make a splash at the top of the Mets’ lineup

Marte will try to build on a career-best 2021 season with his new team at a new position.

Trevor Williams is likely suited for long relief in 2022

He can step into the rotation if need be, as well.

Mark Vientos is just a phone call away from the majors

Hope springs eternal.

Chris Bassitt will be a huge asset to the Mets’ rotation

The addition of Bassitt gives New York one of the best 1-2-3 punches in the sport.

Tomás Nido deserves more playing time in 2022

If he can hit, he can start

Mark Canha will try to find consistency in Queens

Canha followed three solid seasons in Oakland with an uneven 2021, hindered by a hip issue.

Brandon Nimmo looks to stay productive, and healthy, in 2022

Nimmo hopes to finally stay healthy going into his walk year with the New York Mets.

This season could be Seth Lugo’s last hurrah as a Met

The club was very careful with the righty’s usage last year.

Nick Plummer looks for his shot with the Mets

A former top prospect, Nick Plummer is in the perfect place to make his major league mark

Travis Blankenhorn just needs a shot

A fringe prospect of some interest, Blankenhorn is ready for a major league opportunity he probably won’t get.

Eduardo Escobar gives the Mets some options in their infield

The versatile veteran can do a little bit of everything and should be a solid addition for New York.

Jeff McNeil could be a big piece for the 2022 Mets

Still hanging onto a tenuous roster spot, McNeil could still be a valuable asset for the 2022 Mets.

Pete Alonso will continue hitting baseballs very far in 2022

There’s no reason to think the he’ll stop in his age-27 season.

How to watch or listen the Mets’ first game of the 2021 season

The silver lining in the Mets’ postponed series over the weekend is the television broadcast for their first game.

The Mets’ 2021 rotation could be the team’s best in years

The best pitcher in baseball headlines the Mets’ stellar rotation in 2021.

The Mets’ outfield will hit in 2021 while mostly playing out of position in the field

The Mets’ outfield has the potential to be one of the more interesting groups in baseball, for a myriad of reasons.