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: And Nimmo Was His Name-O

Batter’s Box: And Nimmo Was His Name-O

Jonathan Metzelaar covers yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Brandon Nimmo, Alex Bregman, and Austin Meadows.


Batter’s Box: A Higher Colin

Batter’s Box: A Higher Colin

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps last night's notable offensive performances, including big games from Colin Moran, Jose Ramirez, and Yonder Alonso.


On the Barrel Podcast Episode 5 – Melky and the Milkmen

On the Barrel Podcast Episode 5 – Melky and the Milkmen

Dave Cherman and Jonathan Metzelaar are back with another hitter focused On The Barrel podcast.


Batter’s Box: Half-Priced Happs

Batter’s Box: Half-Priced Happs

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Ian Happ, Gary Sanchez, and Jose Abreu.


Batter’s Box: Khris Almighty

Batter’s Box: Khris Almighty

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Khris Davis, Mookie Betts, and Brandon Belt.


Batter’s Box: Super Benintendo

Batter’s Box: Super Benintendo

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big nights from Andrew Benintendi, Ender Inciarte, and Jose Ramirez.


On the Barrel Podcast Episode 4 – Will the Real Jose Altuve Please Stand Up?

On the Barrel Podcast Episode 4 – Will the Real Jose Altuve Please Stand Up?

Jonathan Metzelaar and Dave Cherman cover everything hitting from the past week, including deep dives on the struggles of Paul Goldschmidt, Jose Altuve, and Michael Conforto.


Batter’s Box: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Lindor

Batter’s Box: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Lindor

Jonathan Metzelaar covers yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big days from Francisco Lindor, Freddie Freeman, and Jorge Soler.


Batter’s Box: Viva Carlos Santana

Batter’s Box: Viva Carlos Santana

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big nights from Carlos Santana, Freddie Freeman, and Scooter Gennett.


Batter’s Box: Jorge There

Batter’s Box: Jorge There

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Jorge Soler, Alex Gordon, and Giancarlo Stanton.


Batter’s Box: Off to the Gallos

Batter’s Box: Off to the Gallos

Jonathan Metzelaar covers all of yesterday's notable hitting performances, including big nights from Joey Gallo, Andrelton Simmons, and Eddie Rosario.


Batter’s Box: The Solarte of Hitting

Batter’s Box: The Solarte of Hitting

Jonathan Metzelaar covers yesterday's notable hitting performances, including big games from Yangervis Solarte, Jose Ramirez, and Ronald Acuna.


On the Barrel Podcast Episode 3 – Blue Crush

On the Barrel Podcast Episode 3 – Blue Crush

Jonathan Metzelaar and Alex Fast cover everything hitting from the past week, including deep dives on Scott Kingery, Teoscar Hernandez, and Gregory Polanco.


Batter’s Box: The Adams Bombs

Batter’s Box: The Adams Bombs

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps last night's notable offensive performances, including big games from Matt Adams, Yoenis Cespedes, and the great Isiah Kiner-Falefa.


Batter’s Box: Ronald Thump

Batter’s Box: Ronald Thump

Jonathan Metzelaar reviews the notable hitting performances from yesterday, including big games from Ronald Acuna, Tommy Pham, and Yoan Moncada.


Batter’s Box: The Francisco Treat

Batter’s Box: The Francisco Treat

Jonathan Metzelaar reviews the notable hitting performances from yesterday, including big nights from Francisco Cervelli, Nicholas Castellanos, and Cesar Hernandez.


On the Barrel Podcast Episode 2 – Encarnitas Burrito

On the Barrel Podcast Episode 2 – Encarnitas Burrito

Dave Cherman and Jonathan Metzelaar cover some hot and cold hitters from the first month of the season and speak with Andrew Perpetua, creator of xStats.org


Batter’s Box: A Man Named Scooter

Batter’s Box: A Man Named Scooter

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's top offensive performances, including big nights from Scooter Gennett, Freddie Freeman, and Gary Sanchez.


Batter’s Box: Reddickulous

Batter’s Box: Reddickulous

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps some notable offensive performances from yesterday, including big nights from Josh Reddick, C.J. Cron, and Marcus Semien.


Batter’s Box: Leonys, and Tigers, and Cubs, Oh My!

Batter’s Box: Leonys, and Tigers, and Cubs, Oh My!

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big nights from Preston Tucker, Leonys Martin, and Jeimer Candelario.