Jason Bay will not buy into the notion he is washed up or even a fraction of the player he once was.

The numbers don't lie: Bay's three-year tenure with the Mets has been disastrous, littered by injuries and vast unproductive stretches, but the 33-year-old outfielder says there still is time to change the narrative.

He isn't off to a good start in his latest resurrection. Bay returned from a six-week disabled-list stint nursing a fractured rib and promptly went 0-for-11 as the Mets were swept three games by the Yankees over the weekend.

It left Bay batting .197 with three homers and five RBIs in 61 at-bats this season and resembling the albatross he's been to the Mets lineup since his arrival on a four-year contract worth $66 million before the 2010 season.