Marlon Anderson is a man, and he's in the Mets clubhouse--NY Times
- "They look like a team with no core, which would not be such a big deal except that they also play like a team with no core. They need an older player who can stir things up, get the old competitive juices going,
- make them talk among themselves and conduct themselves with some visible passion, perhaps feeling the way they did when they were younger and this game was fun.
It says something about this team that the player who turned up the voltage in the dead-battery Mets was Marlon Anderson, a bench player just off the disabled list. He was in the lineup Wednesday night, replacing the perhaps terminally hobbling Moises Alou, but Anderson’s presence was also felt Tuesday,
- when he distributed a sheet of numbers and exhortations to his failing teammates....
- Right now, the Mets need a voice. To his credit, Marlon Anderson has raised his."