JONATHAN METZELAAR

Jonathan Metzelaar

Jonathan Metzelaar enjoys long walks on the beach, quiet dinners by candlelight, and essentially any other activity that will distract him from the perpetual torture of being a New York Mets fan. He's written for Fangraphs Community Research and created Youtube videos about fantasy baseball under the moniker "Jonny Baseball."

Batter’s Box: Superhuman Bauers

Batter’s Box: Superhuman Bauers

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Jake Bauers, Jose Peraza, and Ian Happ.


On the Barrel Podcast Episode 10 – There’s No Crying in Baseball

On the Barrel Podcast Episode 10 – There’s No Crying in Baseball

Jonathan Metzelaar and Dave Cherman return with another hitter-focused On The Barrel podcast, covering recent news as well as deep dives into Stephen Piscotty, Wilmer Flores, Carlos Gonzalez, Odubel Herrera, Jesse Winker, and Niko Goodrum.


Batter’s Box: The Constant Gardner

Batter’s Box: The Constant Gardner

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Brett Gardner, Albert Pujols, and Anthony Rendon.


Batter’s Box: Tout le Mondesi

Batter’s Box: Tout le Mondesi

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Adalberto Mondesi, Alex Bregman, and Wil Myers.


First Pitch Podcast 7-11-18

First Pitch Podcast 7-11-18

Tune in daily to be updated on news, injuries, pickups to consider, and today's streamers.


Batter’s Box: In for a Trea(t)

Batter’s Box: In for a Trea(t)

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Trea Turner, Jedd Gyorko, and Matt Adams.


Batter’s Box: Bad Case of the Muncys

Batter’s Box: Bad Case of the Muncys

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Max Muncy, J.D. Martinez, and Avisail Garcia.


Batter’s Box: Bat Kemp

Batter’s Box: Bat Kemp

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Matt Kemp, Gleyber Torres, and Francisco Lindor.


Batter’s Box: Aguilar You Kidding Me?

Batter’s Box: Aguilar You Kidding Me?

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Jesus Aguilar, Tim Anderson, and Anthony Rizzo.


On the Barrel Podcast Episode 8 – WAR and Peace

On the Barrel Podcast Episode 8 – WAR and Peace

Jonathan Metzelaar and Dave Cherman return with another hitter-focused On The Barrel podcast, covering recent call-ups and injuries as well as deep dives into Joc Pederson, Max Muncy, Kyle Seager, Gary Sanchez, and Leonys Martin.


Batter’s Box: The Well-Tempered Javier

Batter’s Box: The Well-Tempered Javier

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Javier Baez, Matt Carpenter, and Jed Lowrie.


Batter’s Box: A Skilled Carpenter

Batter’s Box: A Skilled Carpenter

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Matt Carpenter, Wilson Ramos, and Manuel Margot.


First Pitch Podcast 6-24-18

First Pitch Podcast 6-24-18

Tune in daily to be updated on news, injuries, pickups to consider, and today's streamers.


Batter’s Box: Tim’s Up

Batter’s Box: Tim’s Up

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big nights from Tim Anderson, Ozzie Albies, and Maikel Franco.


First Pitch Podcast 6-23-18

First Pitch Podcast 6-23-18

Tune in daily to be updated on news, injuries, pickups to consider, and today's streamers.


Batter’s Box: Hot, Ketel, Smacks

Batter’s Box: Hot, Ketel, Smacks

Jonathan Metzelaar reviews yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big nights from Ketel Marte, Jason Heyward, and Mitch Moreland.


First Pitch Podcast 6-22-18

First Pitch Podcast 6-22-18

Tune in daily to be updated on news, injuries, pickups to consider, and today's streamers.


Batter’s Box: Hicksville

Batter’s Box: Hicksville

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Aaron Hicks, Johan Camargo, and Jesus Aguilar.


Batter’s Box: Steady Eddie

Batter’s Box: Steady Eddie

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Eddie Rosario, J.T. Realmuto, and Nicholas Castellanos.


Batter’s Box: Looking Hanson

Batter’s Box: Looking Hanson

Jonathan Metzelaar covers yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Alen Hanson, David Peralta, and Paul Goldschmidt.