The day-night Arizona ended the ’02 Mets season

Entering the season with high expectations, the 2002 Mets under performed for most of the year. Despite inconsistent, mediocre play, the team stayed in Wild Card contention until the defending World Series champion Arizona Diamondbacks came to town in early August. During that series, Arizona would sweep a doubleheader for the first time in their … Continue reading The day-night Arizona ended the ’02 Mets season

The Night Wilmer Walked-Off

Wilmer Flores hitting a walk-off home run vs. the Nationals on July 31, 2015, is the best Mets moment I ever witnessed live. Even if I wasn’t there, it would still be one of my favorite Mets memories. In fact, the whole day and evening is memorable. Jen and I decided the night before it … Continue reading The Night Wilmer Walked-Off

The night Anthony Young’s streak ended

Anthony Young lost a major league record 27 games in a row over two seasons. I honestly can't remember any one of those losses. But I do remember the night his streak ended in 1993. Even though I spent a majority of that summer in Florida, the Mets were still the priority for 10-year-old me. … Continue reading The night Anthony Young’s streak ended

Coffey Hits Home Run with New ‘69 Mets Memoir

Acclaimed sports journalist Wayne Coffey’s new book – They Said It Couldn’t Be Done - about the ’69 Mets and their improbable run to becoming World Champions is a must-read.

Mets Prospects Acquired at Trade Deadline…And Later Flopped

As the Mets prepare to sell (again) during this year’s trade deadline, it seems appropriate to look back at “highly touted” prospects acquired by the team midseason that later flopped while playing in Flushing. Given the parameters, the good news is that neither Jarred Kelenic or Justin Dunn will ever make this list!   Alex … Continue reading Mets Prospects Acquired at Trade Deadline…And Later Flopped

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

The Night Doc Gooden Went All The Way and Loss

Since July 1 marks Bobby Bonilla Day, it’s only appropriate to look back at the first time I ever saw the Amazin’s away from Shea Stadium. A game where Bobby Bonilla went hitless, Doc Gooden went the distance and the Mets loss. Again. On July 1, 1993, I saw the Mets take on the expansion … Continue reading The Night Doc Gooden Went All The Way and Loss

The Night Coco Crisp Robbed David Wright at Fenway

The New York Mets 2006 season was memorable for a million and one reasons. The loss vs. the Boston Red Sox on June 29 doesn't typically register when thinking about that season, but it does for me because I had a front row seat for one of the greatest catches I ever saw in person. … Continue reading The Night Coco Crisp Robbed David Wright at Fenway

Notable Mets Media Incidents

Today's post-game incident involving Mickey Callaway, Jason Vargas and Newsday reporter Tim Healy had me thinking about other media incidents involving Mets of the past. 'We Just Chillin' Let's recognize Bobby Bonilla for the second time in a week! During his first tenure with the team, he was notorious for getting into it with the … Continue reading Notable Mets Media Incidents

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