1. In One Series, Mets Do And Don't Disappoint

    Losing three out of four games to the Braves is disappointing. Having two of those games be total blowouts is disappointing. Losing Fernando Nieve after one inning is very disappointing...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 21 reads 0 comments

  2. Old Men Try to Teach Mets New Tricks

    If you haven't seen this story yet, brace yourself for utter and total embarrassment. It appears some senior citizens in Long Island have some advice for the New York Mets...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 127 reads 0 comments

  3. The Braves Know How to Stick It to the Mets

    It never ceases to amaze me how one team can own another so consistently for years on end. Think about it. The Braves have owned the Mets in Atlanta for the last 15 years or more...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 35 reads 0 comments

  4. Mets Need to Sink or Swim

    And now back to our regularly scheduled programming.The hoopla and disappointment that was the All Star festivities is now over and it's time to get back to baseball that really matters and the pain and suffering that comes with it...

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

  5. First Mets Game

    After 4 years of brain washing my daughter and 18 months of doing the exact same to my son, I finally took my kids to see their first Mets game this past Sunday...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 249 reads 0 comments

  6. Predictions for the 2009 Mid-Summer Classic

    The All Star Game is here (yawn). Let's hope it's not as long or as boring as last night's home run derby. Here are my predictions for this year's all star bash:David Wright will strike ...

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

  7. Mets First Half Report Card = "I"

    It's the time of year when every blog under the sun grades their baseball team's first half performance. Mets Lifer is no different although this is the only post on the Mets first half report ...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 32 reads 0 comments

  8. Church for Francoeur

    'Been listening to the radio and reading the blogs and it appears the consesus on the Church for Francoeur deal is mixed. Some like, some don't. I actually like it. I mean, I don't love it, I don't hate it, but I like it...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 52 reads 1 comments

  9. The Future is Not Now: Mets Fans Too Short Sighted About Roy Halladay

    Ever since I started on my Roy Halladay soap box, I've got Mets fans telling me that I'm ignoring the real issue; the lack of hitting...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 167 reads 6 comments

  10. A Post A Day for Roy Halladay - Reason #1

    I've decided to make it my mission to be obnoxious about the Mets need to sign Roy Halladay. There are an infinite amount of reasons why the Mets need to go out and get this guy...

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

  11. If Phillies Get Halladay Expect Pain and Suffering

    I'm warning you, Omar. If the Phillies get Roy Halladay, you are out of job and Mets fans are in a world of hurt for years to come. People keep telling me that Roy Halladay will not fix the Mets problems this year...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 39 reads 2 comments

  12. The Mets Have to Get Roy Halladay

    I'm telling you right now the Mets have to get this done. They HAVE TO.If Roy Halladay is seriously available, the Mets need to let go of their coveted prospects and go get the second best pitcher in baseball...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 30 reads 2 comments

  13. Same Old Oliver Perez

    Who wins games throwing 108 pitches in 5 innings? Who has the ability to walk the first batter he faces in 4 pitches? Who can walk 7 batters, but only give up 2 hits? The answer to all those questions is Oliver Perez...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 11 reads 0 comments

  14. Good News About the Mets Being So Bad

    There's always a silver lining, and the Mets being plain painful to watch has a bright side as well. For a change, you won't have to suffer through utter and total disappointed ...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 26 reads 1 comments

  15. Mets Should Be Ashamed

    There are injuries that can't be planned for nor expected. But then there's just bad baseball. That's what the Mets are playing now. It's beyond pitiful. It's unwatchable, disgraceful and down right shameful...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 28 reads 1 comments

  16. Howard Johnson: Time To Go

    Let me preface this post by saying I realize that hitting coaches can't swing the bat for the players, but I'm starting to think that it's time for Howard Johnson to be dismissed...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 35 reads 1 comments

  17. The Mets Will Be Below .500 At the All Star Break

    Unless the Mets manage to go 5-1 against the Dodgers and Reds this week, the Mets will find themselves in an unlikely place—under .500 at the All Star Break.Few teams that are under ...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 19 reads 0 comments

  18. No Change for this Mets Team

    Remember when Jerry Manuel said the key for this team was to stay around 5 games over .500 and if they fell below that the team would look at making some adjustments?Well the Mets find themselves closer to 5 games under ...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 34 reads 0 comments

  19. An Unlikely W

    If there was ever a game the Mets were destined to lose it was today's game against the Pirates. They were down five runs. They were playing a make-up game in between two tough series and had Redding on the mound...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 26 reads 0 comments

  20. Really Big Mike Pelf

    Mike Pelfrey pitched the biggest game of his career yesterday and saved the Mets from falling into utter and total despair. Hyperbole? Perhaps, but there's no doubting how badly the Mets needed a win to forget the debacle that was the game before...

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

  21. Mets Fans, Let's Remember When...

    The calendar has turned to July. Be gone June. A 9-18 record in June has found the Mets below .500, riddled with injuries and looking more like the Bad News Bears than a big league club...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 31 reads 0 comments

  22. Hope vs Reality: The Mets Sworn Enemies

    Hope: The Mets can hang on until at least one of their All Star bats can return from injury. Reality: The Mets won't win a series before that happens. Hope: David Wright can be more consistent...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 58 reads 0 comments

  23. Monday's Miserable Mets Mailbag

    It's Monday. We know you're miserable so it's time to take your miserable Mets questions about last night's game or any game from this past week...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 23 reads 0 comments

  24. The Honeymoon is Over

    The good feelings about this scrappy Mets team are starting to fade. Reality is setting in and these young bats look totally overmatched by the top two Yankee pitchers. Errros have been rampant...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 23 reads 0 comments

  25. This Mets Team is Scrappy

    Craig Carton over at WFAN sports radio has declared this Mets team's nickname to be Scrappy-Doo, and I can't argue with him...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 375 reads 0 comments