The Mets signed left-handed pitcher Vic Darensbourg as a free agent on July 15, 2004. He initially reported to the Norfolk Tides, the Mets triple A affiliate where he went 1-1 in 18 games before being called up to New York in September. He made his Met debut on September 4 against the Philadelphia Phillies. He pitched one inning and allowed two hits and one run. He would appear in five games for the Mets in September and finished with a 0-1 record and 7.94 ERA in just 5 2/3 innings.
Following the season, he signed as a free agent with the Detroit Tigers.
While with the Mets Darensbourg wore number 39.
Vic Darensbourg also played for the following teams:
Florida Marlins – 1998-2002
Colorado Rockies – 2003
Montreal Expos – 2003
Chicago White Sox – 2004
Detroit Tigers – 2005