The Highs And Lows Of Marlon Anderson's Mets Career

A look back at Marlon Anderson's Mets career.

Marlon Anderson was designated for assignment this past weekend, effectively ending his up and down Mets career (2005, 2007-2009).  I present various moments from his Mets tenure, and my rating of each moment, on a scale from one Marlon to five Marlons:

1/7/05 - Signs with Mets:

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5/22/05 - Slash line through this date -- .343/.425/.400:

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6/11/05 - Hits game tying inside-the-park homer in the ninth inning (off Frankie!):

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10/2/05 - Finishes the season with a .264/.316/.391 line:

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11/21/05 - Signs with Nationals:

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7/12/07 - Signs with Mets:

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8/1/07 - Goes 2-for-4, HR, three RBI as Mets beat Brewers 8-5:

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9/23/07 - Delivers key pinch hit in the eighth inning as Mets beat Marlins 7-6:

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9/30/07 - Dominates as pinch hitter for three months, finishes .319/.355/.551:

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11/6/07 - Re-signs with Mets for two years, $2.2 million (Sam says: "wat"):

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9/28/08 - Ends catastrophic season with a line of .210/.255/.275:

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2/18/09 - ITBSOHL! (in the best shape of his life):

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4/10/09 - Starts the season 0-for-4 after a poor spring training:

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4/11/09 - See ya.  DFA'd:

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To Marlon: fare thee well gone away, there's nothing left to say.

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