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: No Way Jose

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Jose Peraza, Joey Wendle, and Daniel Murphy.


Batter’s Box: Con Man

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Michael Conforto, Manny Machado, and Javier Baez.


Batter’s Box: You Don’t Know Whit

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Whit Merrifield, Juan Soto, and A.J. Pollock.


Batter’s Box: Beanie Baby Dahl

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from David Dahl, Trevor Story, and Scooter Gennett.


On the Barrel Podcast Episode 12 – Alex Gordon for MVP

Jonathan Metzelaar and Dave Cherman cover all things hitting from the past week, including the promotions of Victor Robles and Francisco Mejia, and deep dives on Tommy Pham, Ronald Acuna, Luke Voit, and Franmil Reyes.


Batter’s Box: Slam Francisco Treat

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Francisco Mejia, Francisco Lindor, and Paul Goldschmidt.


First Pitch Podcast 9-6-18

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


Batter’s Box: Corey Meets World

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Alex Bregman, J.T. Realmuto, and Yadier Molina.


Batter’s Box: Profar, So Good

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Jurickson Profar, Tim Anderson, and Stephen Piscotty.


Hitters to Start and Avoid in Week 22 (9/3–9/9)

Jonathan Metzelaar takes a look at hitters you should be starting and avoiding this week.


Batter’s Box: Big Game Hunter

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Hunter Renfroe, Tim Beckham, and Michael Brantley.


Batter’s Box: Mt. McKinney

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Billy McKinney, Scott Schebler, and Paul DeJong.


Batter’s Box: The White Whale

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Tyler White, Luke Voit, and Niko Goodrum.


Batter’s Box: It Takes a Villar

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Jonathan Villar, Ryan Zimmerman, and Jose Peraza.


Batter’s Box: Magic Carp

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Matt Carpenter, Adam Eaton, and Matt Chapman.


Hitters to Start and Avoid in Week 21 (8/27–9/2)

Jonathan Metzelaar looks at the hitters you should be starting and avoiding this week in fantasy.


Batter’s Box: A Pleasant Odor

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Kendrys Morales, Miguel Andujar, and Colin Moran.


Batter’s Box: Neverending Story

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Trevor Story, Khris Davis, and Javier Baez.


Batter’s Box: The Real McNeil

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Jeff McNeil, David Peralta, and Dansby Swanson.


Batter’s Box: Andu McClutchin’

Jonathan Metzelaar recaps yesterday's notable offensive performances, including big games from Miguel Andujar, Albert Pujols, and Ronald Acuna.