New York Mets

Top 30 MLB free agents for 2022-23 offseason: An early look at a special class

With the trade deadline in the rearview, the 30 MLB front offices can begin to focus on the offseason and another strong free-agent class. Teams’ scouts, evaluators and analytics departments can start to do deep dives on the players who will hit the market after the World Series. Led by Jacob deGrom, perhaps the most …

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Mets piling up wins by playing old-school gritty baseball

You’re telling me that Buck Showalter couldn’t get back into a major league dugout for three years because teams’ owners and new-age front office personnel thought the old school manager would demand too much authority? Oh, my goodness gracious. The culture shift in Queens has been as dramatic as the turnaround in the Mets’ record …

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Max Scherzer, Pete Alonso propel Mets to key sweep over rival Braves

The NL East cannot be won in August, never mind in one series, even if it is five games. But the Mets are at least giving themselves a little more room to breathe. Strong starting pitching from David Peterson and Max Scherzer, plus standout offensive performances by Francisco Lindor and Pete Alonso, fueled the Mets …

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David Peterson, Francisco Lindor power Mets to Game 1 win over Braves

After nearly coming all the way back from an eight-run deficit Friday night, the Mets made things much easier for themselves to start their doubleheader Saturday.  Of course, it helps when Francisco Lindor and David Peterson have the kind of games they did.  The Mets grabbed the lead in the first inning, kept adding to …

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MLB trade deadline superlatives: Weirdest trade, most improved teams and GMs who shined

Have you caught your breath yet? This trade deadline didn’t disappoint. We waited and waited and waited for moves, and then they came, fast and furious. Now that the dust has settled on the 2022 trade deadline and I’ve shared my grades for all 30 teams, let’s have some fun with deadline superlatives. So, here …

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