1. A NY Mets Lifer's Christmas Wish List

    K-Rod, Putz, and a very distant Aaron Heilman. Christmas appears to have arrived early this year for Mets Lifers. But like any good human being, we're never satisfied with what we have...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 57 reads 0 comments

  2. J.J. Putz For Aaron Heilman: Mets Trade Two Putzes For One

    So long Mr. Heilman. Nice to see you go. The Mets jettisoned one Aaron Heilman yesterday, along with a number of other players, in a 12-player deal with the centerpiece being the Mets' acquisition of J...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 154 reads 0 comments

  3. Francisco Rodriguez: A Huge Improvement

    The details need to be ironed out, but when all is said and done, the Mets have reached a deal to sign Francisco Rodriguez as their new closer. The terms of the deal are evidently three years for $37 million...

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

  4. Meet the K-Rod

    The Mets had dinner in Vegas last night with Francisco Rodriguez. Details of the meeting are under lock and key, but the feeling is the Mets will make an offer to K-Rod this week...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 34 reads 1 comments

  5. The Future of Bullpens

    It's no secret that I think the Mets should sign K-Rod. I like him. He's young. He's a proven closer. However, I've also come to think that the Mets should also sign or trade for a guy like ...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 66 reads 1 comments

  6. John Kruk Hates the New York Mets

    As I was working off the stuffing and mashed potatoes, I came across this little nugget about John Kruk yapping his fat head off about none other than the NY Mets...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 377 reads 3 comments

  7. Things Mets Lifers Can Be Thankful For

    It's that time of year when we reflect back on all that life has thrown at us, ignore the bad stuff, and focus on what we can be thankful for...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 19 reads 0 comments

  8. Surprise! Heilman Wants To Start

    It's like daylight savings time. Every year around this time Aaron Heilman talks about being a starter. According to Newsday, Heilman spoke with Omar Minaya about his desire to be a starting pitcher...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 73 reads 2 comments

  9. Holliday is Still Attainable

    I was shocked this past week when I heard about the Matt Holliday deal to the A's. The A's are in the middle of rebuilding their franchise, so it seemed odd to me that they would unload some ...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 77 reads 0 comments

  10. Wright Just Fine with K-Rod or Fuentes

    In an atricle from the Associated Press, on MLB.com, David Wright talks about the Mets' need for a 'facelift' and makes his pitch for K-Rod or Brian Fuentes to come to Queens.Clearly, everyone, including Wright, knows what this organization needs to do...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 69 reads 1 comments

  11. Willie Randolph New Brewers Bench Coach, Guarantees More Guillermo Mota

    Congratulations Willie Randolph on landing a new job. That Mets' paycheck was about to run out so it's good to see you out there pounding the pavement and submitting those resumes. So you're the new bench coach for the Milwaukee Brewers...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 112 reads 0 comments

  12. Willie Randolph New Brewers Bench Coach, Guarantees More Guillermo Mota

    Congratulations Willie Randolph on landing a new job. That Mets' paycheck was about to run out so it's good to see you out there pounding the pavement and submitting those resumes. So you're the new bench coach for the Milwaukee Brewers...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 82 reads 0 comments

  13. Most Hilarious Comment from a Philadelphia Commenter

    The Mets Lifer blog posts get feed to another site, BleacherReport.com, which is another sports community site for people to read and comment on a whole slew of sports blogs...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 119 reads 3 comments

  14. Jimmy Rollins Secretly Wishes He Was on the Mets

    Oh Jimmy. Yesterday, to start off the celebration of the Phillies' first World Series in nearly three decades, Jimmy Rollins stepped to the podium to talk about who? His great teammates? No...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 436 reads 14 comments

  15. A Long, Deserved Headache Has Arrived

    Guess what? Phillies won the World Series. Yes, the losingest franchise in all of sports has won the title...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 138 reads 1 comments

  16. 2009 Potential Lineup - As of October 29, 2008

    As the hot stove starts to heat up, every so often we'll post the Mets Lifer proposed starting lineup for the 2009 season. It will be interesting to see how this lineup changes and evolves as the winter months drag on and trades are made...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 187 reads 3 comments

  17. Dear MLB GMs, Please Don't Be "Creative"

    I love when baseball teams use unusual phrases to describe their approach to things as a way to dance around the issue...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 164 reads 0 comments

  18. Fernando Tatis: Comeback Player of the Year

    Congratulations to Fernando Tatis for winning the Sporting News' Comeback Player of the Year Award as voted by the players. I think you'd be hard pressed to find a more surprising turnaround in any sport than the story of Fernando Tatis...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 153 reads 0 comments

  19. The Hunt for K-Rod

    Bring me K-Rod to appease my anger. Bring me K-Rod and make me forget Scott Blowenweiss. Bring me K-Rod or I will have to suffer through yet another year of the BLOWpen...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 128 reads 2 comments

  20. The Hunt for K-Rod

    Bring me K-Rod to appease my anger. Bring me K-Rod and make me forget Scott Blowenweiss. Bring me K-Rod or I will have to suffer through yet another year of the BLOWpen...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 62 reads 0 comments

  21. Happy Birthday, Keith Hernandez

    Today marks Keith Hernandez's 55th birthday. Hernandez was the reason I wanted to play first base in little league and I told my parents I needed flip down glasses and a first baseman's glove just like Keith's...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 212 reads 0 comments

  22. Happy Birthday, Keith Hernandez

    Today marks Keith Hernandez's 55th birthday. Hernandez was the reason I wanted to play first base in little league and I told my parents I needed flip down glasses and a first baseman's glove just like Keith's...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 252 reads 0 comments

  23. Did You Ever Think You'd Cheer for the Devil Rays?

    They'll always be Devil Rays to me. But no, I never thought I'd be seriously cheering for them. But I am now. The Rays finished off the Red Sox last night and are headed to their first every World Series appearance...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 69 reads 0 comments

  24. Did You Ever Think You'd Cheer for the Devil Rays?

    They'll always be Devil Rays to me. But no, I never thought I'd be seriously cheering for them. But I am now. The Rays finished off the Red Sox last night and are headed to their first every World Series appearance...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 108 reads 0 comments

  25. Waiting for Mike Scioscia

    Every Mets Lifer who can remember the 1988 NLCS cringes when they hear the name Mike Scioscia. His home run off the untouchable Doc Gooden sent the 1988 Mets into a tailspin and ultimately was the turning point for the Mets fortunes for years to come...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 6 years ago 55 reads 0 comments