Series Preview: Washington Nationals III

Headlines Jose Reyes, New York Met: Few would have though they’d see it again, especially under the irregular circumstances, but Jose Reyes signed a minor league deal with the Mets over the weekend. It’s not entirely known what role he will play with the big league club when he gets there, but early implications seem…

Series Preview: Atlanta Braves IV

Headlines A sliver of redemption: The Mets swept their two game series against the (ugh) World Champion Royals. Wrapping up the season series, the Mets took the 3 of the 4 games against Kansas City with Jeurys Familia picking up saves in all 3 wins. Progress. Stop scaring us, damn it: With Noah Syndergaard and…

Series Preview: Kansas City Royals II

Headlines Yeesh: The Mets hit an obvious low point for the season as they were swept at home by arguably the worst team in the league, the Atlanta Braves. Lowlights included the tying run getting thrown out at home in the ninth on Saturday, and mustering one lonely hit en route to being shut out…

Series Preview: Atlanta Braves III

Headlines This sucks: The obvious major headline is the news that David Wright has undergone neck surgery and will likely be out for the remainder of the 2016 season. The Mets stand to recoup roughly $5 million on insurance, which fans can only hope gets utilized towards reinforcements. Will the real offense please stand up:…

Beer-Flavored Kettle Chip Showdown!

Beer culture is everywhere. I am more than happy to enjoy the bounty of the current wave of popularity, and that’s no more evident than in not one, but two varieties of beer-flavored kettle-cooked potato chips. Clearly, this calls for a chip off!

Series Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates II

Headlines Milwaukee malaise: After winning the first two games of the series, the Mets had to settle for a series split with lowly the Brewers. Poor pitching and defensive miscues did them in on Saturday and Sunday. National emergency?: Winners of four straight, the Nationals find themselves a healthy 5 games up on our intrepid…

Series Preview: Milwaukee Brewers II

Headlines He’s baaaaack: With the infield depth running rather dry due to injury, Mets GM Sandy Alderson struck a deal with the Braves to bring Kelly Johnson back to New York for the second straight year. Headed to Atlanta is farmhand Akeel Morris. Thank goodness: After gutting out a 6-5 win in 10 innings on…