Remembering Mets Brawls

Since it's the 4th of July, it's only fitting to look back at past Mets brawls, where on-field fireworks and timeless memories were created. This list does not include notable Mets vs. the Media altercations, which have their own set of fireworks! The 1986 Mets It's well-documented the '86 Mets were rock stars on and … Continue reading Remembering Mets Brawls

No ‘Relief’: Top Mets Bullpen Busts

Let’s face the facts. Outside of Seth Lugo, the 2019 Mets bullpen is atrocious. After another disappointing performance, I recently tweeted how this Mets bullpen reminds me of 2008. That year, down the stretch, the team couldn't close a game to save their lives. Ultimately, folks like Luis Ayala and Scott Schoeneweis ensured the team … Continue reading No ‘Relief’: Top Mets Bullpen Busts

Meet the Mets: First Time, Long Time

Since this is my first post on The 5-4-3, it's only appropriate to start with memories of my first game at Shea. Mets vs. Dodgers, June 1, 1988. I went to this evening game with my grandfather. I was excited and anxious as it rained on the way down to the stadium. The fear of … Continue reading Meet the Mets: First Time, Long Time