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."

Hitter List 5/22: 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 21 – Everything is the Worst

Jonathan Metzelaar, Dave Cherman, and special guest Myles Nelson take a look at some of the most disappointing hitters of the season to this point, including Matt Carpenter, Yasiel Puig, Wil Myers, Robinson Cano, Paul Goldschmidt, and Manny Machado.


Hitter List 5/15: 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 5/8: 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 20 – Voit Boiz

Jonathan Metzelaar and Dan McNamara dive deep on some hot and cold hitters including Joey Votto, Luke Voit, Bryce Harper, Carlos Santana, Tommy La Stella, Matt Chapman, Alex Gordon, and Travis Shaw.


Hitter List 5/1: 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 19 – Joc of All Trades

Jonathan Metzelaar, Dave Cherman, and very special guest Nick Pollack dive deep on some hot and cold hitters including Joey Votto, Jesus Aguilar, Pete Alonso, Clint Frazier, A.J. Pollock, Joc Pederson, and Adam Jones.


Hitter List 4/24: 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.


On the Barrel Podcast Episode 18 – Danslie Swanberson

Jonathan Metzelaar, Dave Cherman, and special guest Dan Richards dive deep on some hot hitters including Trey Mancini, Leonys Martin, Yandy Diaz, Josh Bell, Hunter Dozier, and Dansby Swanson.


Hitter List 4/17: 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 17 — Vogelbach in Action

Jonathan Metzelaar, Dave Cherman, and Nick Gerli cover some hot and cold offensive starts to the season, including deep dives on Dan Vogelbach, Cody Bellinger, Domingo Santana, and Niko Goodrum.


Hitter List 4/10: 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.


Hitter List 4/3: 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 16 — Magic Carp

Jonathan Metzelaar and Scott Chu cover all things second basemen, including Jose Altuve, Rougned Odor, Brian Dozier, Matt Carpenter, Yuli Gurriel, Yoan Moncada, and more.


Anti-List: Phillies Cutting Down on Baseball to Focus More on Fortnite

The Phillies have announced that they'll be fully committing themselves to their true passion this season: playing Fortnite. Jonathan Metzelaar has the scoop.


Jonathan Metzelaar’s 10 Bold Predictions for 2019

Jonathan Metzelaar shares his 10 bold predictions for the 2019 baseball season.


On the Barrel Podcast Episode 15 — Danny Hot Takes

Jonathan Metzelaar, Dave Cherman, and Dan McNamara cover all things first basemen, including Max Muncy, Jesus Aguilar, Miguel Cabrera, Joey Gallo, Luke Voit, and more.


On the Barrel Podcast Episode 14 — The All-Austin Austinsode

Jonathan Metzelaar, Dave Cherman, and Austin Bristow II cover all things catchers, including Yasmani Grandal, Danny Jansen, Francisco Mejia, Austin Barnes, Jonathan Lucroy, and more.


Going Deep: What Hitters to Watch in Spring Training

Jonathan Metzelaar highlights some hitters to keep an eye on this year in spring training.


Top 30 Third Basemen in Fantasy Baseball for 2019

Jonathan Metzelaar presents Pitcher List's positional rankings for the top 30 third basemen in baseball for the 2019 season.