1. Jerry Manuel Has Lost His Mind

    Ah, Jerry. He's always good for a fun line or two during an interview. But this afternoon, he showed just how far off the deep end he's gone...

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

  2. Why Are the Mets Obsessed with Catchers?

    Is it just me or is it becoming a habit that the Mets sign as many catchers as possible in the offseason? The Mets currently have Josh Thole, Omir Santos, Chris Coste, Henry Blanco and are ...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 5 years ago 45 reads 1 comments

  3. Omar Burning Up the Hot Stove

    I don't know about you Mets Lifers but I'm sure getting fired up for the 2010 season. With the recent signings of Alex Cora, Chris Coste and Heny Blanco, Omar Minaya is proving his mettle yet again as a brilliant GM...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 5 years ago 107 reads 0 comments

  4. Hey Chris Coste, We Don't Want You

    If you haven't heard already, Chris Coste really likes being on the Mets. Here's what he had to say: “It’s the last team I ever saw myself playing for...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 5 years ago 139 reads 0 comments

  5. Halladay for Pelfrey and Tejada? Do It.

    In a post on Metsblog.com this morning, Matt Cerrone wrote about the Mets chances of trading for Roy Halladay. According to Cerrone's sources the pieces the Mets would have to part with to get ...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 5 years ago 119 reads 0 comments

  6. Custom Mets Shirts

    As Black Friday approaches and the dreaded holiday shopping season officially kicks into gear, I figured I would do a little shameless promotion of my new site, ThePrintmen.com...

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  7. Mets Are Going About This All Wrong...Again

    Bill Madden wrote an article talking about how the Mets are focused on tier 2 free agents due to the amount of money they have available and trying to fill the needs. This is just another chapter in the folly that is the Mets organization...

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  8. The Forgotten Fernando Martinez

    Once upon a time, there was a young talent so coveted in baseball that he was deemed the future savior of the Mets at the meager age of 17...

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  9. The Talented Mr. Chone Figgins

    Chone Figgins is the latest name to pop up on the Mets rumor radar and SI.com is reporting that Omar Minaya met with Figgins' agent last night in Chicago...

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

  10. Mets Predictions That Are Sure to be Wrong

    And the hot stove is heating up. They still haven't finished cleaning up from the Yankees' victory parade and already players are signing, trade rumors are flying and Omar Minaya's Verizon bill has exceed 4 digits...

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

  11. One Torture is Over and the Other is About to Begin

    The Yankees are your World Series champs. (yawn) What does that mean? It means the Yanks finally accomplished what they were expected to do for the last 9 years: win the World Series...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 5 years ago 47 reads 0 comments

  12. Switching Horses in the Middle of the World Series

    I've already detailed how tough a World Series this is for me as a Mets fan, and in a post last week I wrote about how I was going to pull for the Yankees instead of seeing the Phillies win back-to-back titles...

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

  13. Most Conflicting World Series for a Mets Fan Ever

    In a year when pain, injuries and exceptionally long stretches of disappointment are the norm, why should it be any surprise to Mets fans that the two teams that we loathe find themselves in the World Series...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 5 years ago 82 reads 0 comments

  14. Baseball Playoffs Remind of the Mets

    Playoff baseball is the pinnacle of the Major League season. The best of both leagues face off in a true test of baseball superiority. But everywhere I turn during these playoffs I'm reminded of the Mets...

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

  15. Phillies Are Unavoidable

    And so I've been sucked into postseason baseball. I had valiant plans to avoid it completely and just wallow in my disgust of the Mets while focusing my attention on both college and pro football...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 5 years ago 49 reads 0 comments

  16. The Mets and Holliday and Halladay

    The playoffs have only just begun, but those who follow the Mets are already dreaming of what changes can be made to the ball club to better themselves for next year. The two names you will hear most this offseason is Holliday and Halladay...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 5 years ago 97 reads 0 comments

  17. The Obituary of the 2009 Mets

    On October 4th, 2009 the New York Mets laid to rest a season of turmoils. With 70 wins to their name the Mets leave behind a disappointed fan base, an injury-laden roster, the knowledge that ...

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

  18. Fixing the Mets: Priorities

    As I was ready to write another well thought out, stimulating post about fixing the Mets, I saw a little blip on my RSS feed...

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  19. Almost The Mets Worst September

    What was the Mets record in September 2009? Wanna take a guess. It's 8-20. Eight wins. Twenty losses. Add that up and you have the worst team in baseball during the month of September, and this ...

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

  20. Reyes Done for 2010?

    I nearly drove off the road this morning when I heard ESPN’s update that Jose Reyes not only tore his hamstring running yesterday, but that it will require surgery and he could miss all of next season...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 5 years ago 64 reads 0 comments

  21. Mets Will Forfeit Final Series of Season

    The New York Mets have an off day today. Getting swept by the Nationals takes a lot out of you, plus that 3 hour bus ride home is a real drain so rest up fellas...

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

  22. Fixing the Mets: Coaching Staff

    Injuries were the biggest issue with the Mets this year. Without a doubt, they were the major contributor to the demise of the 2009 season. No one is arguing that, but I think we're letting the coaching staff off too easy because of the injuries...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 5 years ago 47 reads 0 comments

  23. Fixing the Mets: First Base

    The most glaring hole with the Mets, outside of starting pitching, is what to do with first base. I'm sure Adrien Gonzalez's name will be bantered about this offseason, but the reality is the ...

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  24. Fixing the Mets: Starting Pitching

    The final week of the 2009 season is here. I've never looked forward to the end of baseball as I have this season. So it is only appropriate that at Mets Lifer we focus on what needs to be done ...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about almost 5 years ago 87 reads 0 comments

  25. Mike Pelfrey: Talent Rich, Mentally Poor

    I'm not saying Mike Pelfrey is stupid, but when the going gets tough Mike Pelfrey becomes a mental midget. If you look at Pelfrey and just watch him pitch in warm ups, he looks like a major league pitcher...

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