1. Jeff Francoeur is Mr. Met

    Mets-Francoeur.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; cssfloat: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;">Everyone is talking about that kid from Atlanta. Turns out it's for good reason...

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  2. Two Missed Moves Will Haunt Mets

    Hindsight is always 20/20. I realize that. But there are two missed moves that are glaring in the face of every Mets fan and will trouble our minds not just this year, but in the seasons to follow...

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  3. Are You Still Watching the Mets?

    Unfortunately I am. I'm a baseball junkie and there's just something about the Mets playing that I can't turn away from. It's torturous. It's appalling. It's downright painful. But yet I watch...

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  4. The Return of Pedro

    Pedro Martinez was masterful last night. He threw a ridiculous 130+ pitches and had movement on his changeup and fastball that you haven't seen since 2004...

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  5. David Wright: Your Home Run King

    The power drought has gone on too long, but for one day David Wright found enough juice to make Mets fans forget about the plight of the 2009 season. David Wright hit...wait for it...2 home runs in one game...

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  6. Mets Lifer: Buy or Sell

    As the season comes mercifully to a close, Brian and I take a look at some of the issues the Mets will face when October 4th comes around in a little Mets Lifer: Buy or Sell. Buy or Sell: The Mets will get Adrien Gonzalez this off season...

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  7. Remembering 9/11 Again

    The following is a post I wrote about a year ago after reading a post by Brad Bortone at Bugs and Cranks. I was pleased this morning to see that Brad has reposted that same article ...

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  8. I'm Done With Daniel Murphy

    I've now learned never trust a guy who performs well in September. Daniel Murphy burst onto the scene last year with little fanfare, but made an immediate impact in the Mets lineup...

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  9. The Return of the Mole

    Superman got his powers from Earth's yellow sun, and it appears the Mets power can only be seen when it's in the vicinity of Carlos Beltran's mole...

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  10. Memories of Past Mets Are Becoming Present

    The more I watch the 2009 Mets, the more I am reminded of past failures from my beloved team. I experience a bit of deja vu during every game and find myself being sent back to such glorious teams at the '93 or '03 Mets teams...

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  11. Welcoming Back David Wright

    In a season where practically every Mets player has missed games due to injury, I personally have missed David Wright the most...

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  12. 13 Ways to Stay Positive as a Mets Fan

    And on the third day...the Mets win. This is bound to be our plight for the remainder of the baseball season. Lose two, win one, if we're lucky...

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

  13. Worst Mets Lineup Scores 10, Shows Clutch

    The Mets just enjoy messing with me.Just a few short hours after I declared Thursday's Mets lineup as potentially one of the worst lineups I've seen in my 30 year existence, that same lineup goes out and puts up a 10 spot on the Marlins...

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  14. Mets Should Focus on the Fundamentals

    The lost cause of 2009 should be a time for the Mets to consider September as a really early spring training. The games are meaningless, except for a few "pride games" so the Mets might as well ...

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

  15. A Reasonable Phillies' Fan Misses the Rivalry

    When Matt Seeker commented on one of my posts today, I saw that he sent me a link to his Phillies' blog, I rolled my eyes as I clicked the link. But to my surprise, Matt's Phillyosophy is a blog written by a reasonable Phillies fan...

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  16. Citi Field: Home to Amateur Baseball

    Citi Field opened its door to amateur baseball so it only makes sense that the closing month would feature amateur baseball as well. St...

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  17. Mets Reality Check

    Time for a quick Mets reality check as a lot of folks have been talking to me about their thoughts on this pathetic team and their hopes for what's to come. Let's set the record straight...

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  18. Oliver Perez is the Devil

    I do not make this claim lightly and frankly it's no joking matter, but I've come to the conclusion that Oliver Perez is the devil...

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  19. Mets Are Made of Minor League Talent

    Don't interpret this headline the wrong way. I'm not talking about how the current Mets team is made of guys who they've developed in their farm system...

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

  20. Mets Lifer: Fan on the Street Q&A

    Mets Lifer took to the street to ask some every day, non-blogging New York Mets fans about their answers to a few pointed questions...

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  21. Remember August 18th of the 2009 Mets Season

    I want you to remember August 18th, 2009. Why? Because it is likely the only bright spot and memorable game in the second half of the Mets season...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 27 reads 3 comments

  22. Brian Schneider is a Reincarnated Charlie O'Brien

    I don't think there was a Mets player I disliked more growing up than Charlie O'Brien. Ok, maybe Doug Sisk, Don Aase and Kevin McReynolds after 1988, but O'Brien is definitely in the top five...

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  23. Matt Cain is A Really Good Pitching Punk

    Matt Cain is good. Correction, Matt Cain is very good. He may very well win the Cy Young Award this year.But ultimately he's a Class A punk.The hat tip during Saturday's game sealed the deal for me...

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

  24. Piper Down: Wright to DL

    David Wright has been put on the 15-day disabled list, according to Omar Minaya. Wright wanted to stay with the club, but the Mets made the first wise move of the season by keeping him out...

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  25. There is No Justice for the Mets

    When you start to expect a storybook ending to any game this year, please remember this is 2009. This is the year of injustice for the Mets. Absolutely nothing can go the Mets way this season...

    David Marine Written by David Marine about over 5 years ago 54 reads 4 comments