JONATHAN METZELAAR

Jonathan Metzelaar

Jonathan Metzelaar is a writer and content manager with Pitcher List, and co-host of the On the Barrel podcast. He 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."

On the Barrel Podcast Episode 30 – Barrels on Barrels

Jonathan Metzelaar, Dave Cherman, and Dan Richards dive deep on Kris Bryant, J.D. Davis, and the impact that new home ballparks might have on Anthony Rendon, Mike Moustakas, Yasmani Grandal, Josh Donaldson, and more.


On the Barrel Podcast Episode 29 – Tommy Fan

Jonathan Metzelaar, Dave Cherman, and Austin Bristow II cover their hitter picks from the second half of the Pitcher List Expert Mock Draft.


Analyzing Texas Rangers Hitters For 2020

Jonathan Metzelaar takes a look at the Texas Rangers' lineup for 2020.


On the Barrel Podcast Episode 28 – Adell’s Hello

Jonathan Metzelaar, Dave Cherman, Ben Palmer, and Andy Patton cover their hitter picks from the first half of the Pitcher List Expert Mock Draft.


Analyzing Los Angeles Angels Hitters For 2020

Jonathan Metzelaar examines the Angels lineup for 2020.


Hitter List 9/18: Ranking the Top 150 Hitters for 2020

Jonathan Metzelaar shares his very, very, very early ranking of the top 150 hitters in baseball for the 2020 season.


Hitter List 9/11: Ranking the Top 150 Hitters to Own ROS

Jonathan Metzelaar shares his weekly ranking of who will be the top 150 hitters in baseball through the end of the 2019 season.


Hitter List 9/4: Ranking the Top 150 Hitters to Own ROS

Jonathan Metzelaar shares his weekly ranking of who will be the top 150 hitters in baseball through the end of the 2019 season.


First Pitch Podcast 9/2/19

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


Hitter List 8/28: Ranking the Top 150 Hitters to Own ROS

Jonathan Metzelaar shares his weekly ranking of who will be the top 150 hitters in baseball through the end of the 2019 season.


Hitter List 8/21: Ranking the Top 150 Hitters to Own ROS

Jonathan Metzelaar shares his weekly ranking of who will be the top 150 hitters in baseball through the end of the 2019 season.


On the Barrel Podcast Episode 27 – The Fall of Fran Diego

Jonathan Metzelaar and Dave Cherman talk all things hitting, including deep dives on Gio Urshela, Mike Tauchman, J.D. Davis, Aristedes Aquino, Jorge Soler, and Francisco Mejia. 


Hitter List 8/14: Ranking the Top 150 Hitters to Own ROS

Jonathan Metzelaar shares his weekly ranking of who will be the top 150 hitters in baseball through the end of the 2019 season.


Hitter List 8/7: Ranking the Top 150 Hitters to Own ROS

Jonathan Metzelaar shares his weekly ranking of who will be the top 150 hitters in baseball through the end of the 2019 season.


Hitter List 7/31: Ranking the Top 150 Hitters to Own ROS

Jonathan Metzelaar shares his weekly ranking of who will be the top 150 hitters in baseball through the end of the 2019 season.


On the Barrel Podcast Episode 26 – Stats Are Like Bikinis

Jonathan Metzelaar and Ben Palmer talk all things hitting, including deep dives on Ramon Laureano, Keston Hiura, Danny Jansen, Christian Vazquez, Danny Santana, and Renato Nunez.


Hitter List 7/24: Ranking the Top 150 Hitters to Own ROS

Jonathan Metzelaar shares his weekly ranking of who will be the top 150 hitters in baseball through the end of the 2019 season.


Hitter List 7/17: Ranking the Top 150 Hitters to Own ROS

Jonathan Metzelaar shares his weekly ranking of who will be the top 150 hitters in baseball through the end of the 2019 season.


On the Barrel Podcast Episode 25 – Adalberto Monstrosity

Jonathan Metzelaar and Dave Cherman talk all things hitting, including deep dives on Adalberto Mondesi, Mookie Betts, Cavan Biggio, Eduardo Escobar, Willson Contreras, Christian Walker, Avisail Garcia, and Adam Eaton.


Hitter List 7/10: Ranking the Top 150 Hitters to Own ROS

Jonathan Metzelaar shares his weekly ranking of who will be the top 150 hitters in baseball through the end of the 2019 season.