1. Welcome Back Nick Evans

    Man was it good to see Nick Evans back in a Mets uniform yesterday. The forgotten kid had all been left for dead until the Mets called him up yesterday from the dead to fill in for Gary Sheffield who (surprise!) is out with an injury for a few games...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about 5 years ago 21 reads 1 comments

  2. David Wright and the Scrubs

    The Mets banded together last night to pull out a much needed victory. With the news of Carlos Beltran heading to the DL and the previous week's painful losses, the Mets needed a victory to take their minds off of all the bad and to stop the bleeding...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about 5 years ago 15 reads 0 comments

  3. Welcome to Suicide Week

    It's June 22 and 18 of the first 21 days in the month in the NYC metro area have included rain, so it's not stretch to think the dark cloud that hangs over the Mets may very well continue through the end of the month...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about 5 years ago 15 reads 0 comments

  4. New York Mets: Bobby Parnell's Fall from Grace

    Bobby Parnell was an untouchable player in trade talks, but now Mets fans are ready to run him out of town. Parnell has hit his sophomore slump just when the Mets seem to need him the most...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about 5 years ago 27 reads 0 comments

  5. Mets Friday Rant - 6/19/09

    It's Friday and I should not be expected to put together intelligent sentences that form a paragraph. So from now on, Friday will be a day for ranting on the Mets...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about 5 years ago 20 reads 0 comments

  6. Why Tatis? Why?

    Last night's loss is one of those games that's just bound to happen in the course of a season. Feliciano had been pitching very well of late, but has thrown in almost every game of the past week...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about 5 years ago 18 reads 1 comments

  7. For Manuel & the Mets, 5 is the Number

    Jerry Manuel gave a very candid interview with Mike Francesa yesterday and the thing that stuck out most to me was the emphasis Manuel put on the number 5. Manuel said that the key for him is stay floating around 5 games over ...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about 5 years ago 25 reads 1 comments

  8. The K-Rod Difference

    Mets+Photo+Day+RknQ5DIBEwil.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> When you think about it, K-Rod is no different than any of our other relievers from the past...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about 5 years ago 33 reads 0 comments

  9. I'm Done With Fernando Tatis

    The Comeback Player of the Year can go back to where he came from. I'm done with Fernando Tatis.The great story of last season, a guy I referred to in 2008 as Mr. Clutch, is now absolutely dreadful...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 9 reads 0 comments

  10. A Mets Weekend to Forget?

    The bad news? Johan Santana had his worst outing of the season. Possibly worst outing ever. The good news? It's done. You can expect nothing worse from Santana for another 365 days...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 18 reads 0 comments

  11. A Mets Win Heals Wounds

    As bad as I felt on Friday evening and Saturday morning, there was a wonderful sense of relief on Saturday evening as the Mets beat the Yanks 6-2. Sigh. Another loss would have sent this team, and by this team I really mean me, into a tailspin...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 15 reads 0 comments

  12. Bruney Rips K-Rod, K-Rod Doesn't Know Who Bruney Is

    In what are some of the more laughable comments you will hear, Brian Bruney, a middle reliever for the Yankees said that last night's loss could not have happened to a "better guy...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 24 reads 0 comments

  13. Mets, Castillo, Pain and Blogs as Therapy

    While I do write on this blog, I do not consider myself a blogger. And while I do write, I hardly consider myself a writer. Instead, I consider myself an unfortunate junkie of the NY Mets...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 27 reads 0 comments

  14. Don't Blame Castillo For Debacle

    This may come as a surprise, but I do not blame Luis Castillo for failing to catch a little league pop up. No, for I always knew Luis Castillo sucked so how could I blame him? The one that deserves all the blame in the world for Castillo wearing...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 383 reads 3 comments

  15. What the Mets Need

    The question is simple. The answer is near impossible. In the past when this question was posed the answer was relatively easy. For the last two seasons it was bullpen help, bullpen help, bullpen help...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 30 reads 0 comments

  16. Mets Get Robbed as Umpire Helps Phillies Win

    I can talk about the army of men the Mets left on base. I can talk about the poor fielding that led to 3 runs (2 unearned) for the Phillies in the 7th to tie the game. I can talk about David Wright being a good player, but not great...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 28 reads 0 comments

  17. Citi Field: Home Run Haven?

    You would have thought the game was being played in Philadelphia. A total of six home runs were hit Tuesday night during the Phillies-Mets game in New York's Citi Field, and it ended up being the only way the Mets could...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 16 reads 1 comments

  18. The Mighty Fall of Tom Glavine

    When Tom Glavine first signed with the Mets, I was hopeful that this pitcher who had tortured the Mets as part of the Atlanta Braves would be just as effective in our uniforms. Boy was I ever wrong...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 300 reads 2 comments

  19. Hop on the David Wright Hot Streak

    Here we go again. David Wright is on fire. After several weeks of abysmal baseball, David Wright is heating up, and just in time. Wright is batting over .500 on this last road trip and getting multiple hits per game...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 51 reads 0 comments

  20. Jose Reyes Likely Out Until All-Star Break

    Just hit me in the head with a billy club and wake me up when this is over. The Mets, more than likely, have lost All-Star shortstop Jose Reyes until after the All-Star break...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 20 reads 0 comments

  21. J.J. Putz Just Another Met On the DL

    Mets reliever J.J. Putz will have surgery Tuesday to remove bone spurs in his elbow. He'll likely be out for at least two months...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 22 reads 0 comments

  22. Darryl Strawberry: A New Mam, a New Book, and a New Future

    In elementary school, there was no bigger Darryl Strawberry fan than yours truly. His life-size poster hung on my bedroom door. His jersey had a special place in my closet...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 66 reads 0 comments

  23. A Mets Scene: Glass Half Empty vs. Glass Half Full

    Scene: ExteriorMets vs. Pirates Rain out, PNC Park, Pittsburgh, PA. Glass Half Empty, and Glass Half Full sit on the bar table in the ballpark restaurant...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 69 reads 1 comments

  24. The Mets Dream Team is Done

    The dream is over, and reality has just smacked the Mets like they were talking about his momma. The last two days have been a serious reality check. No Beltran, Reyes, Delgado, Cora, or Church has finally begun to show...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 52 reads 0 comments

  25. NY Mets: A Post Full of Putz

    Q: What do you call a guy who can't get a Pittsburgh Pirate out?A: PutzQ: What's the name of someone who can't perform in the eighth inning?A: Putz Q: What has Mets lifers talking trade ...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 22 reads 0 comments