1. Mets Memories: Doug Flynn

    Looking back into the Mets past is fun these days, especially since the 2009 New York Mets are seemingly going in a different direction. In addition, this is not the place to discuss the present and future...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about 5 years ago 108 reads 3 comments

  2. 2009 NY Mets Mid-Season Report: Wait Until Next Year

    There are going to be a lot of Mets fans that are not going to be too happy with me after they finish this article. In fact, I'd venture to say that there will be a few who will refuse to finish ...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about 5 years ago 408 reads 97 comments

  3. Anatomy of a Franchise: The New York Mets: Part IV: Was 1969 a Fluke?

    Bob Scheffing was promoted to Mets General Manager after the untimely death of Johnny Murphy in January 1970. The Mets had just come off of their “Miracle” season of 1969 with their ...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about 5 years ago 320 reads 72 comments

  4. I've Got Your Leadership Right Here!

    As we watch the Mets struggle with injuries and put secondary players into the everyday lineup, the never-ending talk of leadership reared it's ugly head yesterday when David Wright responded ...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about 5 years ago 108 reads 22 comments

  5. Sayonara, Jerry Manuel: For the Mets, It's Time To Look Ahead

    That's it—I'm done. In fact, I'm well-done, as in overcooked, the same as over-managing. This is not something new with me. I have been on this tear since Jerry Manuel threw Ryan Church and Daniel Murphy under the bus in Spring Training...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about 5 years ago 498 reads 75 comments

  6. New York "Skankees" Sweep the "Muts"

    Sorry to have to stoop this low to call Major League Baseball teams derogatory names in this day and age of professional sports writing...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about 5 years ago 308 reads 17 comments

  7. Anatomy Of a Franchise: The New York Mets: Part III: 1969 "Amazin'"

    To review part I, click here. To review part II, click here. What the New York Mets achieved in 1969 was truly amazing and the world witnessed not only mans first steps on the moon but equally ...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about 5 years ago 187 reads 44 comments

  8. Try These Mets Trades on for Size

    After the events of the past few weeks, Mets fans are genuinely concerned about the 2009 season. Injuries have decimated the team, key players have been out for some time now, and their return is questionable at best...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about 5 years ago 510 reads 123 comments

  9. Anatomy of a Franchise: The New York Mets, Pt. 2—Lost in Space

    In case you missed Pt. 1, check it out here. The 1960s, among many other things, were known for the next level of television programming. If the '50s were the “Golden Age of TV”, then the 1960s were “The Teenage Years...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about 5 years ago 273 reads 48 comments

  10. Jerry Manuel: Managing the New York Mets Right Out of Contention

    I will make this short and sweet. Those who know me personally and my writing, the one thing about both is that it remains consistent. I don't jump on and off the bandwagon. I critique when things are are going or or bad...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about 5 years ago 238 reads 20 comments

  11. Anatomy of a Franchise: The New York Mets, Pt. 1—The Inception

    Before I get started, for those who do not care for long articles you may want to skip this one. As I write it, I'm not sure just how long it will be, but it will focus on many things ...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about 5 years ago 56 reads 78 comments

  12. The Strongest Division in MLB

    With the 2009 MLB season reaching the one-third mark and everybody complaining about their sore hips and knees, I was wondering which division in each league was the best. So let's take a look at the numbers...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about 5 years ago 298 reads 45 comments

  13. May 1 : New York Mets Opinions

    My original title for this article was "Luis Castillo: Accept My Apology." That would have been the title had he got a hit in his last at-bat today, giving him an 8-for-15 on this home-stand...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about 5 years ago 160 reads 40 comments

  14. So Gary Sheffield to the New York Mets is Ridiculous Right? WRONG!

    When it was announced last month that 40 year old Gary Sheffield was acquired by the New York Mets, the outcry from New York fans was heard all the way to Las Vegas where I sat back and said "way to go Omar...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about 5 years ago 222 reads 30 comments

  15. The Greatest MLB Players I Have Ever Seen

    I'm old, but not that old. 64 this past April and I believe I have seen some of the greatest players to ever play in the MLB...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about 5 years ago 483 reads 52 comments

  16. The New York Mets: 40 Game Review

    As early as April 10, the Mets' faithful were already starting to pull their collective hair out. It was hoped for and expected that the Mets would get out of the box quickly so they ...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about 5 years ago 111 reads 39 comments

  17. ESPN Sunday Night Baseball: Thumbs Down

    I have been quiet lately with regard to my New York Mets. My last articles talked about the rivalry with the Phillies and prior to that looking at the pitching staff after 10 games...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about 5 years ago 822 reads 85 comments

  18. Mets-Phillies: The Second Best New York Rivalry Starts Tonight

    Who says there aren't any big series in May? Perhaps if you live in any other city in the world other than New York you may think that's true. Not here, not now, not ever...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 128 reads 9 comments

  19. The Great Phillies/Mets Debate: Part II, Hitting

    In part one of these debates both Phillies and Mets fan writers exchanged their views on the Bleacher Report. To say it was a success would be modest at best...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 219 reads 50 comments

  20. The Mets' Rotation: Twice Around the Block

    After 10 games into the 2009 inaugural baseball season for the New York Mets at Citi-Field, the team is at .500 with five wins and five loses. This report will not be about five Met hitters being over ...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 85 reads 6 comments

  21. Live From Vegas: 2009 Home Run King Odds

    "It's outta here." Las Vegas lists 50 players odds to be the 2009 Home Run King. While I'm waiting to post Part 2 of the Mets/Phillies debate, I thought you would like to see those players 20/1 and less...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 96 reads 6 comments

  22. Remember Mets Fans, It's a Long Season

    Funny thing about Mets fans. Every game is scrutinized like it's the seventh game of the World Series. Mike Pelfrey gives up four runs on 48 pitches in the first inning and then fans are already sending him back Triple A...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 363 reads 6 comments

  23. Straight From Las Vegas: 2009 MLB Odds

    Straight From Las Vegas: Odds for the 2009 MLB Season These are the most current odds posted at Aliante Station, one of Las Vegas’ newest Casino Hotels and Race and Sports Book...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 506 reads 4 comments

  24. Let's Welcome MLB's Newest Commisioner; Richard "Vegas Rich" Marsh

    After a much self introspective and soul searching thought process, Bud Selig, MLB’s drug lord Commissioner, has stepped down today amidst baseballs' latest scandal concerning the discovery ...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 167 reads 71 comments

  25. 2009 MLB Predictions from Vegas Rich

    I usually don't like predictions because I am really bad at them. These are just numbers, not backed up by statistics from last year because, frankly, I don't give last year much thought. Especially because I'm a Mets' fan...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 743 reads 67 comments