1. Mets Have Worst Pre Game Show Ever

    Let me start by saying I'm not a huge fan of pre-game show's to begin with so I may be coming into this with a tainted view. Even so, I think the Mets have the worst pre-game show I have ever seen...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 171 reads 3 comments

  2. The Johan Santana Disease

    It's not just a disease. It's an epidemic. When Johan Santana steps on the mound the Mets lineup is crippled by his mere presence. They are in such awe of the circle change that their own bats turn to rubber...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 172 reads 3 comments

  3. The Mad World of Oliver Perez

    I predict that Oliver Perez won't get a single win against the Reds, Pirates, Nationals and Padres this season. It's pretty much a guarantee. Nothing like spending a ton of money on a pitcher who can't beat the worst teams in baseball...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 101 reads 6 comments

  4. Mets Bats Show Up In Game Two

    Last night's game started out pretty painfully. After Delgado stroked a bomb to right in the top of the first to give the Mets a two-run lead, Pelfrey pitched a painful first inning that felt longer than an episode of American Idol...

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

  5. Link: An Ode to Kiner

    Brad Bortone over at Bugs and Cranks, who is as witty a blogger as you'll find online, has put together a fantastic post highlighting the genius of Ralph Kiner and what we've come to know as "Kinerisms...

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

  6. New York Mets: New Season, New Bullpen

    I had flashbacks of Scott Blowenweis and Luis Ayala in the seventh and eighth innings of today's opening game of the 2009 season. My palms were sweating. I had shortness of breath, and I thought Johan Santana was going to miss out on a well-deserved win..

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 45 reads 0 comments

  7. 2009 Mets: We Know Drama

    It's hear folks. Like the season premiere of your favorite TV drama, the Mets are about to start the 2009 season. And like any good drama, there are several interesting plot lines and story arcs for you to follow...

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

  8. Gary Sheffield to Become a Met?

    The Mets didn't get Manny Ramirez this offseason, but it looks like another attitude-prone outfielder may be headed their way by the name of Gary Sheffield according to the New York Post...

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

  9. Waiting for Baseball Season to Start

    Spring, unlike any other season, has the ability to get you excited about what's to come. I could dive into a Freudian rant of the effect of season change on the human psyche, but what it really ...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 43 reads 2 comments

  10. Jerry Manuel Makes First Smart Move of the Season

    We haven't even seen the first pitch of the 2009 season and already Jerry Manuel has made possibly the smartest lineup move. Manuel has confirmed that he plans to bat Daniel Murphy second in the order and move the Luis "The Gimp" Castillo to the 8th spot.

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

  11. The 25 Man Roster for the 2009 Mets

    Here it is folks. For opening day, the Mets players in uniform will be... Starters= Schneider, Delgado, Castillo, Reyes, Wright, Church, Beltran, & Murphy Bench = Castro, Tatis, Marlon ...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 129 reads 0 comments

  12. Mets Broadcaster Ron Darling Talks About New Book

    Former Mets pitcher and current SNY broacaster, Ron Darling, sat down with the Good Day NY crew to talk about his new book called The Complete Game: Reflections on Baseball, Pitching and Life on the Mound...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 216 reads 0 comments

  13. Haven't the Mets Had Enough of Marlon Anderson?

    So I'm taking a look at the roster spots this morning and it just troubles me that Marlon Anderson's name is on there. Aren't we done with this guy? Anderson was a great bench player at one time...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 112 reads 2 comments

  14. Oliver Perez is Out of Shape

    Richard Simmons was last seen entering the Mets locker room in Port St. Lucie carrying a fairly worn copy of "Sweatin' to the Oldies." His target: Oliver Perez. It seems our new multi-million dollar man needs to get in some better shape...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 74 reads 1 comments

  15. New York Mets: Things I Will Miss About the Offseason

    Spring training is almost over, and Opening Day is just days away. I'm highly anticipating the start of another Mets season, for better or worse. Here are some things I will miss about the Mets offseason...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 60 reads 1 comments

  16. Citi Field: Up Close and Personal

    Our friend over at MetsGrrl.com put together possibly the most comprehensive preview of Citi Field you'll find online...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 140 reads 0 comments

  17. Omar's Wish: Livan is the 5th Starter

    It took a few years, but it looks like Omar Minaya's wish will finally come true. Livan Hernandez looks like the 5th starter in the Mets rotation...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 40 reads 0 comments

  18. Mets Schneider Out Indefinitely With Calf Strain

    According to ESPN.com, Mets' catcher Brian Schneider is out indefinitely with a calf strain. Fantastic. The one guy who didn't play in the WBC is now out for who knows how long. Ramon Castro is the easy choice to start the season behind the plate...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 109 reads 3 comments

  19. Romero Is Nothing Without Steroids

    There is justice in this world, sometimes it just takes a really long time before we finally get some. David Chalk over at Bugs & Cranks wrote a fantastic post about one of our favorite Phillies pitchers, J...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 41 reads 0 comments

  20. The World Baseball Classic Is Ruining Spring Training

    I know I've posted before about my dislike for the WBC, so I promise this will be the last one. But honestly folks, the WBC is ruining spring training. Spring training is a time to get your act together for the coming season...

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

  21. Please, No More Pedro

    I've heard this topic debated from both sides and until now, I haven't really cared. But now I'm ready to take a side (in case you care.) The Mets should not get Pedro Martinez.One person posed it to me this way...

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

  22. Mets Fans, Be Prepared for a Very Long Season

    162 games is a long season. A season that stretches from April to September can be a tiresome road for any fan, but this 2009 season will be even longer for Mets fans and it has nothing to do with the hours, days or months...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 36 reads 2 comments

  23. Duaner Sanchez: Coulda Been a Contender

    Oh Duaner, Duaner, Duaner. He's not quite the Greg Jeffries of the Mets' bullpen, but he's fallen just as far off the Mets radar as Jeffries did back in the early '90s...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 73 reads 1 comments

  24. What's the Deal with all the Mets Injuires?

    I know spring training is the time when you have to "work the kinks out," but this is getting ridiculous. It seems like every other Mets player is injured in spring training...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 136 reads 1 comments

  25. The Johan Santana Drama

    To pitch opening day or not? That is the question. Whether it is nobler in the minds of Mets fans to tough it out, and be the name on the marquee for opening day, or to rehab the elbow until it heals...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 61 reads 2 comments