In a day where you can't even find a positive story on a Mets blog, Rich Coutinho gives the Mets fans hope in his article:Coutinho: The Mets Are On The Rise, And The First Steps Will Take Place In 2013It's a very well written counterpoint to many of the articles that have flooded the Mets pages for the last few months.  I won't copy and paste any of the article so you can read it for yourself only the final statement to Mets fans everywhere:
I know that Mets fans are being told a much different story from other people, and I am not promising a World Series or even a playoff appearance in 2013. But this team is on the rise and will make you proud in the coming years.