1. Angel Pagan: What To Do with the New York Mets Player?

    I like Angel Pagan. It was this time last year that I was first introduced to him while watching Mets spring training games. He's got speed, a decent glove, and, through the early parts of the 2008 season, a bat...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 129 reads 3 comments

  2. Castillo's Mea Culpa

    I like a guy who can admit it when he's a bum, and Luis Castillo surprised me today by doing just that. While speaking to reporters down in Port St...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 46 reads 4 comments

  3. Can Orlando Hudson Be Had For $4 Million?

    There’s no indication the power brokers in Washington are looking to do this, but Orlando Hudson needs a bailout package, quick. And the Mets are just the organization to lend a helping hand...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 234 reads 10 comments

  4. Why Batting Reyes Anywhere But First Is Stupid

    Jerry Manuel has stirred up some excitement in the otherwise bland Port St. Lucie by talking about how he's thinking about batting Reyes third in the order to get him to the "next level." This is not only crazy, it's stupid...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 116 reads 7 comments

  5. Mets Reality Show: The Fifth Starter

    The folks over at VH1 or Fox Reality Channel should be calling Omar Minaya any day now about a new reality show called, The Fifth Starter...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 108 reads 1 comments

  6. Jerry Manuel Is a Funny Guy

    There’s no evidence Jerry Manuel was chillin’ like a villain (as Manuel would definitely say) with Michael Phelps last month. There is no infamous photograph of the charismatic Mets manager dubiously inhaling from a cylinder...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 118 reads 0 comments

  7. Orlando Hudson for $5 Millon?

    It’s been 11 days since I implored Omar and the Wilpons to sign Orlando Hudson to replace the gimp Castillo at second base...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 222 reads 6 comments

  8. Almost Here

    It's almost that time of year again. Oh, I can almost taste it. March Madness. Man I love brackets. Ok, so it's almost time for pitchers and catchers to report too. Some of the Mets starters are already in Port St...

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

  9. Does Anyone Care About the World Baseball Classic?

    Who's psyched for the World Baseball Classic? It's such a great time where the world comes together to watch countries compete against each other on the baseball diamond—except for the fact that nobody cares...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 178 reads 1 comments

  10. New York Mets: Get Orlando Hudson!

    Not sure how you felt, but it was a rather ho-hum moment for me when I heard Oliver Perez finally signed with the Mets this afternoon. Don’t get me wrong, I like Ollie, and he’s pitched well in some big moments but he’s still a No...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 95 reads 3 comments

  11. Jeff Kent Retired And I Don't Care

    I don't know if there's another ex-Met whose success I disdain more than Jeff Kent. This past week, Jeff Kent announced his retirement with a tearful farewell and the media swooned by ushering in talks of his Hall of Fame greatness...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 341 reads 1 comments

  12. Will the New York Mets' Corner Outfielders Be Feast or Famine?

    While many a Mets fan has made the argument for the Mets to get a corner outfielder (say Manny Ramirez?), the Mets may actually have some depth in the corners. OK, pick yourself off the floor and try to control your laughter...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 149 reads 2 comments

  13. Ben Sheets, New York Mets Should Take A Chance

    The Mets should sign one more starting pitcher before the winter is over. Whether that pitcher is Oliver Perez, Randy Wolf, Jon Garland, or someone else is yet to be seen. After they sign another starting pitcher, they should look at Ben Sheets...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 54 reads 0 comments

  14. Alex Rodriguez Affected by Recession, Too

    Everybody is feeling the recession these days—even poor Alex Rodriguez. Everyone's most-hated Yankees third baseman had to drop the price of his home in Coral Gables, Florida from the original asking price of $14...

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

  15. Derek Lowe: Enemy of the State

    Derek Lowe is officially on the "Enemy of the State" list. The coveted right-handed pitcher has officially signed with the hated Atlanta Braves. The details are a four-year deal worth $60 million...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 42 reads 0 comments

  16. Inaugural Season Patch: Typical Mets Fashion

    In 1962, the Mets were called the "lovable losers." The team has been hard pressed to shake that stereotype during its years in the majors, but often times the team has brought this on themselves...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 46 reads 0 comments

  17. What if Billy Wagner Returns?

    Ed Coleman of WFAN is reporting that Billy Wagner is rehabbing ahead of schedule and could return to the ball club this coming season. Right now they're targeting August for a potential return to the team...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 238 reads 1 comments

  18. New York Mets: Where Do We Lowe from Here?

    The Mets negotiations with Derek Lowe are going as smoothly as James Carville having dinner with Ann Coulter. The Mets have gone from being the only player in the market for Lowe to potentially losing him to the dreaded Atlanta Braves...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 222 reads 0 comments

  19. Omar Won't Negotiate

    I think Omar's New Year's Resolution was to never let a Luis Castillo type deal happen again, and so he is taking a hard line with the negotiations with Derek Lowe. Lowe wants a deal worth $16 million a year (don't we all?)...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 104 reads 0 comments

  20. A New Year's Lowe?

    The Mets offered Derek Lowe a 3-year, $36 million dolloar contract yesterday and are awaiting his acceptance of the offer...

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

  21. Mets Lifer, Volume 1: Collapse

    This Christmas I had the idea that I wanted to give my dad, who's a big fan of Mets Lifer, something blog/Mets related...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 43 reads 4 comments

  22. 2008 Met of the Year Tournament

    You have to go over to The 'Ropolitans and check out the Met of the Year tournament that has been put together. This NCAA tourney style contest pits Mets players against each other to determine who the Met of the Year for 2008 really is...

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

  23. Homegrown vs. Acquired Talent

    There's an interesting debate going on over at Sully Baseball. Sully is taking a look at the age old debate of homegrown talent vs. acquired talent for each MLB team...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 88 reads 0 comments

  24. The New York Mets Top 11 Prospects for 2009

    Baseball Prospectus has released their list of the top 11 prospects within the Mets organization. I'll give you two guesses who's number 1 on the list. Here's a hint: it's not Pedro MARTINEZ...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 342 reads 0 comments

  25. Blowenweis for Jason Marquis? Am I Dreaming?

    Jon Heyman of SI.com is reporting that there are talks going on between the Cubs and Mets for starting pitcher Jason Marquis...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 84 reads 0 comments