Gut Reaction: Guardians 3, Mets 1 (5/20/24)

Earlier in the year, the Mets had a thing going where they consistently scored runs in the last few innings. Alas, it’s just a distant memory now. Tonight, the last 10 Mets went down in order and the result was a 3-1 loss to the Guardians in Cleveland. This game marked the return of Tylor [...]

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Mets look to develop two-way star in Nolan McLean

On Monday morning, the Mets announced the promotion of two-way player Nolan McLean to Double-A Binghamton after a strong start to the season with the Brooklyn Cyclones. Rated as the No. 11 prospect in the Mets system by Baseball America, McLean was the Mets 3rd round pick in the 2023 MLB Draft out of Oklahoma [...]

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Edwin Diaz and his rough stretch

Right now, everyone is fretting about Edwin Diaz because he’s been, well, terrible. And a whole lot of people are coming up with reasons for why he’s been this bad. Yet no one is going for the low-hanging fruit that relievers tend to bunch their bad games together. Every season, the overwhelming number of relievers [...]

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Gut Reaction: Mets 7, Marlins 3 (5/19/24)

The road Mets offense showed up, as they put up four runs in the first inning and tacked on three more in the ninth, to salvage the last game of the series with a 7-3 win over the Marlins Sunday afternoon. The victory upped the Mets’ record in series finales to 12-4. Unfortunately, they are [...]

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Sean Manaea rewards David Stearns’ faith with a strong start to 2024

At the risk of angering the gods, this post is about how today’s starting pitcher has been pitching great. Sean Manaea, despite his uncharacteristic struggles with walks, has the best ERA and FIP among all Mets starting pitchers. And unlike Jose Butto, who was getting the majority of his starts in the 2024 extreme pitcher’s [...]

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Gut Reaction: Marlins 10, Mets 9 (10 INN) 5/18/24

Things can always get worse. A few days ago, the GR for the game against the Phillies called it the most disappointing loss of the season. In this game, Carlos Mendoza and Edwin Diaz said, “hold my beer,” and proceeded to deliver an excruciating loss, as the Mets allowed four runs in the bottom of [...]

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