The 2022 New York Mets are rolling through the early part of the season but when playing certain teams they’ve played even better. Coming into the 2022 season, these are the three teams the Mets have had the most success against in terms of winning percentage.
The Mets have their best winning percentage against the Cleveland Indians/Guardians
The Mets haven’t had the chance to play Cleveland since they changed their nickname at the start of the 2022 season. It might not matter. They have annihilated them in 18 games.
Versus Cleveland, the Mets are 13-5 for a .722 winning percentage. They’ve gone 8-4 in Cleveland, too. The two clubs last played in 2019 when the Mets swept them in three games.
The Mets have played the Baltimore Orioles a lot and won often
Due to geography, the Mets have had a chance to play the Baltimore Orioles much more than some other American League teams. It hasn’t mattered. The Mets have beaten up on them a lot in their 44 games against each other.
New York is 28-16 for a .636 winning percentage. Not all of these games came in the bleak recent seasons either. The two teams last met up in 2021 when the Amazins went 3-1 against them.
The Mets have succeeded against the Minnesota Twins at home and on the road
In the 22 games the Mets have played the Minnesota Twins, they’ve gone 14-8 for a .636 winning percentage. This ties with the percentage they have against the Orioles for the second-best against any team.
As a bonus, the Mets have gone 5-0 when playing at the new ballpark the Twins call home: Target Field. They last played in 2019 when the Mets went 3-1 against them.
The National League team the Mets have the best winning percentage against
In case you were curious, the team in the National League they have had the most success against happens to be the Arizona Diamondbacks. The newest expansion club to join the National League, it would normally make sense except for the fact that the Diamondbacks were pretty good early on in their history.
After getting their games against them out of the way early on in 2022, the Mets are now 88-77 against them for a .533 winning percentage.
The Mets have over 500 wins against only one organization
Finally, it’s worth pointing out that the Philadelphia Phillies have the most losses against the Mets. New York has beaten their longtime National League rival over 500 times—an accomplishment they just reached (504 wins as of 5/7/2022).
Unfortunately, the Phillies have still gotten the best of the Mets. The have 538 victories against them. This gives the blue and orange a .484 winning percentage. There’s also a tie mixed in there as well.