1. The Almighty Pitch Count

    I have never been one to second guess. It's so easy after the fact to say he should have done this or he should have done that. If you raise the concern before it happens, then you have some validity in making a point...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 4 years ago 102 reads 2 comments

  2. Pedro Martinez Returns to the Spotlight

    It is no secret among these parts of my love affair with Pedro Martinez. I can qualify that statement by the countless number of articles I have devoted to him in the past year on these very pages...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 4 years ago 257 reads 2 comments

  3. Phillies-Dodgers Preview: NLCS Begins Today

    When I think back to the 20 years I lived just across the Delaware River in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, I always felt like a big fish out of water trying desperately to catch my breath...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 4 years ago 243 reads 5 comments

  4. Chad Henne, Dolphins Show Jets They Are Not Yet an Elite Team

    In one of the most enjoyable Monday Night Football games in recent memory, the New York Jets showed that right now they are a very good football team, but not yet elite. The normally stout Jets defense expected a run-happy Dolphins offense...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 4 years ago 519 reads 10 comments

  5. Preview Game Five NLDS: Phillies Vs. Rockies

    I was reminded during last nights game that when the temperature dropped into the 20’s why I left South Jersey 15 years ago to come and live in Las Vegas. That’s just too darn cold for my blood...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 4 years ago 461 reads 2 comments

  6. Jets-Dolphins: Monday Night Football Preview

    Tonight on ESPN, these two original American Football League teams will meet at Land Shark Stadium in Miami. The Jets and the Dolphins have met close to 100 times in the regular season, providing ...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 4 years ago 630 reads 5 comments

  7. Phillies-Rockies: NLDS Game 3 Preview

    The Philadelphia Phillies—definitely benefiting from an extra day’s rest—send rookie 12-game winner J.A. Happ to the mound in what could be the coldest game played this postseason...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 4 years ago 228 reads 0 comments

  8. Phillies 5-Rockies 1: No Bullpen Needed Today

    While the parade along Broad is not quite there yet, there is a quiet confidence that for the Phillies to repeat as world champions, the less we see of their bullpen the better off they will be...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about almost 5 years ago 43 reads 2 comments

  9. Did the New York Jets Obtain a Rotten Apple in Braylon Edwards?

    The Jets who have, for the past six months, been trying to acquire a prominent wide receiver, took a giant step today by acquiring Braylon Edwards from the Cleveland Browns for wide receiver Chancey Stuckey, linebacker Jason Trusnik and two draft choices.

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about almost 5 years ago 172 reads 5 comments

  10. NLDS Preview: Phillies Vs. Rockies

    Flashback to only two years ago, 2007, and these same two teams were to meet in the NL Division Series. The Philadelphia Phillies had overcome a seven game deficit with 17 games to play...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about almost 5 years ago 233 reads 1 comments

  11. Saints-Jets: High Flying NOLA Grounds NY 24-10

    It's no wonder why Jets coach Rex Ryan told the media this past week he wished the Jets didn't have to play the Saints. This was very out of character for the coach, who has told his team, and the world, that they would not bow down to anyone...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about almost 5 years ago 95 reads 0 comments

  12. Preview: New York Jets Vs. New Orleans Saints

    The 3-0 New York Jets, the red headed step brother, to the New York Giants, takes it's undefeated season and puts it on the line at the NFL's most prolific offense, the New Orleans Saints 3-0 Sunday afternoon in the Superdome in New Orleans...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about almost 5 years ago 605 reads 4 comments

  13. New York Jets: Unfamilar Territory

    The last time the Jets started the season 3-0 it was 2004 and optimism in Jets land was at an all time high...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about almost 5 years ago 183 reads 0 comments

  14. Reviewing the Mets' Snakebitten Season as the NL East Enters Its Final Weekend

    The MLB regular season comes to a grinding halt this Sunday after 162 grueling games, and some will say that in the NL East, everything has gone according to plan.The Phillies have clinched their third straight division crown...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about almost 5 years ago 97 reads 2 comments

  15. Omar Minaya, Don't Make the Same Mistake With Carlos Delgado: Part I

    Does the name Pedro Martinez ring a bell, Omar? It should. You were smart enough to bring him to New York, and it was a brilliant move, because it started a whirlwind movement by Latin players who wanted to come to New York to be in his presence...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about almost 5 years ago 265 reads 21 comments

  16. Daniel in the Lion's Den

    With this season finally drawing to a close, I have spent most of the past six to eight weeks listening to Mets fans and those who cover the Mets in the media trash over and over and over again the Mets first baseman, Daniel Murphy...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about almost 5 years ago 162 reads 15 comments

  17. NL East: Down the Stretch They Come

    If anyone on Apr. 1 would have said to me that on Sep. 1 that the Phillies would be leading the NL East by seven or more games, I would have said, "Wow, I knew they were going to be good but ahead by 7, No way"...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about almost 5 years ago 91 reads 5 comments

  18. Gary Sheffield Situation Yet Another Way for Mets to Continue Ongoing Stupidity

    I don't believe for one second that those fans on BR who read my work would argue with anyone about how passionate I am about this team...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about almost 5 years ago 175 reads 25 comments

  19. Omar Minaya: I Told You So

    Of course, one game does not make a season. But after the struggles the Mets pitching staff has had this year one must wonder why Omar Minaya, supposedly a close personal friend of Pedro Martinez, ...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about almost 5 years ago 240 reads 23 comments

  20. My Favorite 10 NY Mets Managers

    The New York Mets have only had 19 managers in their 47 year history. That's about a two and half year tenure which speaks volumes about how the management changes managers...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about almost 5 years ago 304 reads 15 comments

  21. Anatomy Of a Franchise: New York Mets; Part VI: Building for Greatness

    I want to dedicate this part of my self-proclaimed series to Cathy. She is wife number two and although we are no longer together, she remains my dear friend...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about almost 5 years ago 200 reads 36 comments

  22. Omar Minaya: Chance for Redemption

    One thing has been apparent to me as a Mets fan for 47 years. The most important thing on my mind and my most important priority is for the team to win...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about almost 5 years ago 222 reads 47 comments

  23. MLB Odds: Hey, You Wanna Make A Bet?

    A little change of pace here. There are some of us out there that take shots about our teams, our opponents, ownership, managers, and players...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about almost 5 years ago 78 reads 18 comments

  24. Help From Below: Why Not Now?

    That certainly is not the Omar Minaya who is seen as a "Dead Man Walking" if Tony B. remains in the Mets front office, but this is not necessarily about either of them yet it's about both of them...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about almost 5 years ago 177 reads 33 comments

  25. Anatomy of a Franchise: New York Mets, Part V: Grant's Tomb

    The above picture is Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia circa 1974. 1974 was a big transition year for me. For the first time in my 29 years I was venturing out of the safety net of the New ...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about almost 5 years ago 347 reads 54 comments