1. “B” Mets Keep Rolling, Should Consider Trading Putz

    No Reyes. No Delgado. No Beltran. No problem, as the Mets beat the Marlins today to take the series and finish 5-1 on this home stand...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 291 reads 9 comments

  2. Mets Essentially Forfeit

    Wilson Valdez got his first start since Clinton was in office. Ramon Martinez was playing out of position at second base—no Wright, no Sheffield, and no Reyes. Tatis was playing 3B...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 44 reads 0 comments

  3. Sheff, Santos Carrying Mets

    Proving yet again that it’s all about rooting for the guys in the blue and orange uniforms, I am ecstatic with the play of Gary Sheffield. Here’s a guy who I not only did not want, I wholeheartedly detested for a number of reasons...

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

  4. The Mets Are Learning to Ride Things Out

    The Mets and Omar Minaya have come a long way from just a few years ago. With the team low on talent due to injuries, the Mets have not made their custom knee-jerk moves of giving up young players for mediocre talent...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 29 reads 0 comments

  5. I Like Video Replay in Baseball

    So far the Mets are batting 1.000 when it comes to video replay. Who would have thought there would be so many reviewed home runs in the span of one week? What did we ever do before ...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 36 reads 0 comments

  6. Sheff, Wright, and the Replacements

    This is quite a mod squad we have playing baseball out in Flushing this week. No Jose Reyes, no Adrian Beltran, no Ryan Church, no Brian Schneider. They still got David Wright. They still got Gary Sheffield...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 17 reads 0 comments

  7. I'm Telling You for the Last Time! No Nick Johnson!

    What is the last thing that a team with injury problems needs? Answer: Another player prone to injury (a.k.a...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 36 reads 0 comments

  8. Mets: A Team of Platoons

    Besides David Wright and Carlos Beltran, I think every other position for the New York Mets has a platoon going on. Jose Reyes would ordinarily not be platooning, but his injury has added him into the mix...

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

  9. Mets Did Better Than Expected

    The Mets returned from a 5-5 road trip to face the Washington Nationals tonight. The trip started out like a dream sequence, turned into a nightmare, and ended with a somewhat surprising ending...

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

  10. Shocker In Fenway

    Just one night after uber-ace and self-proclaimed ‘gamer’ Johan Santana reduced Kevin Youkilis to a pouting schoolgirl, a virtual unknown and journeyman catcher, Omir Santos made Jonathan Paplebon act like one...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 48 reads 0 comments

  11. Stop This Insane Shortstop Trade Talk

    The latest thing to hit NY sports talk radio is talk about the Mets need for a shortstop to fill in for Reyes. Calm down folks, ok? Just settle down...

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

  12. Rants from a Mets West Coast Road Trip

    Four hours of sleep a couple nights in a row. Feels like I have infants in the house again so be prepared for nonsensical ranting, starting now: Ramon Martinez is the best shortstop replacement we have in our farm system? Man, we are bone dry...

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

  13. Mets Slipping Towards Mediocrity

    The Mets left their bats, their clutchness, their fundamentals and their winning ways in San Francisco. The team is on the verge of unravelling and with a trip to Boston looming over the weekend this train looks like it will keep on rolling...

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

  14. A Tragedy of Errors

    Five errors. Scratch that. Six errors, counting Ryan Church's inability to touch all the bases. It's bad enough that you have to stay up after midnight to watch your team lose, but to have to ...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 91 reads 1 comments

  15. Balk This Way: Mets Fail to Score, Fail to Sweep Giants

    By guest blogger, Aaron Schuldiner In light of the rough finishes the last two seasons in Flushing, it has become easy, if not fashionable, for Met fans to push the panic button after every loss...

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

  16. Carlos Delgado and the Hip Specialist

    That's either the title of a baby-boomer version of a Berenstain Bears book, or the sad commentary that is the Mets situation at first base...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 25 reads 0 comments

  17. Trying to Dwell on the Positives

    An extended weekend in San Francisco and the Mets walk away from the Bay Area taking three out of four coming back to win in each of their three victories...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 39 reads 0 comments

  18. My Name is David Wright and I'm Deceptively Quick

    David Wright is not exactly a speed demon. He's not a guy that you think of as a threat of hitting triples or stretching a single into a double. Sure he steals the occasional base, but he's not a feared baserunner - Until last night...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 75 reads 0 comments

  19. NY Mets: Back to the Fundamentals

    The Mets need some extra batting practice, infield practice, and an instructional workout on base running. The fundamentals are lacking on this team and it's losing ball games for the Mets...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 29 reads 0 comments

  20. An Alternative Reality

    Tuesday's game was very appropriate given the fact that it aired the same night as the series finale of the FOX show "Fringe" who's final episode dealt with the possibility of there being an ...

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

  21. The Mets Most Mind Blowing Stat

    Are you ready for this? It will blow your mind. Johan Santana has an ERA of 0.78. (that's less than one run per 9 innings) The Mets are 4-3 in Santana's 7 starts...

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

  22. Mets Failed the Test

    In my previous post, I talked about how this first game against the Braves would be a test for the Mets coming off a seven game win streak and their ace on the mound. Well, the Mets failed with flying colors...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 37 reads 0 comments

  23. Tonight is a Test For the Mets

    Seven game winning streak. Offense is clicking. Pitchers are going more than five innings. The bullpen is holding. Wright is back on track. Beltran is still on fire. Reyes is starting to produce...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 48 reads 2 comments

  24. Random Thoughts after a Sweep of the Phillies

    So much is running through my mind that I can't put together a cohesive post on a single topic so here comes a stream of thoughts: -Mike Pelfrey looks good. Nice velocity on his pitches and he's throwing strikes...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 24 reads 1 comments

  25. Johan Santana is Masterful

    I wrote a post the other day about appreciating the performance of Carlos Beltran, but that fact is Johan Santana is the best pitcher on the planet right now...

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