The Mets beat the Braves and the Yankees lost to the Red Sox in their respective spring training opening games. Pete Alonso homered on the first pitch he saw for the Mets and Gleyber Torres homered in his first at bat for the Yankees. I gave some early reactions for both teams.
Mariano Rivera became the first player in baseball history to get unanimously elected into the Baseball Hall Of Fame in 2019. I look back at the Yankees closer’s legendary career and his five greatest moments for WFAN.
Tune in to Episode 3 of Bawls Deep with Jake Brown riding solo as Constantine Maroulis is away. Jake is joined by NFL Network and SiriusXM NFL Radio’s Cole Wright. I open the show solo talking about the Mets blockbuster trade getting Cano and Diaz and how he loves it.
(13:45-end) Cole Wright then joins Jake for the rest of the show to talk about all of this: |
The Final Drive, Sneaker Shouts, Team Adidas, Will Blackmon, Makeup, Ref calling NFL player a bitch, Jake’s love of musicals, Sister Act 2, Mamma Mia, Mike McCarthy firing, Kelvin Benjamin getting cut by Bills, Chicken nuggets, Burger King 8 slices of cheese Whopper, Best fast food fries, Deal hunting, Mom’s Memories hotel edition, Jake & Cole freestyle rap, PETA’s absurd soft tweet, never dating a vegan. (12/5/18)
Brodie Van Wagenen made a splash in his first move as Mets GM. He acquired All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano and 2018’s best closer Edwin Diaz from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for Jay Bruce, Anthony Swarzak, outfield prospect Jarred Kelenic, pitching prospect Justin Dunn, and pitcher Gerson Bautista. I wrote a column for WFAN below explaining why Mets fans should be thrilled with the trade.
This has been about as much of a nightmare and dysfunctional season as you can get. The New York Mets have been absolute trainwreck. I take a look back at the abundance of moments and decisions that have made this team a sideshow in my latest WFAN column.
The Mets trade pieces are not getting them much back in return. Check out my latest WFAN column explaining who may get dealt and why the Mets aren’t getting back huge pieces in return.
I was a guest on my former station where it all started, AM1240-WGBB. I joined the SportsTalk1240 crew to talk about the Mets awful turnaround, their recent two-game win streak, and what has gone wrong for the 2018 team. (6/17/18)
I wrote a column for WFAN on Jose Reyes and the Mets and how its time for him to go, and for the Mets to give Peter Alonso a shot in the big leagues this season.
I had the chance to cover the David Wells Perfect Game 20th Anniversary in May for WFAN.com. I spoke with Wells, David Cone, Bernie Williams, and other Yankees about that 1998 team vs. this 2018 Yankees team as we draw parallels, talk about the event, and take a trip down memory lane.
From an Emmy-winning MLB reporter to a chef…Jen Royle has had quite the journey. She joined me on The Jake Brown Show to discuss the journey, what happened, how she responds to hate, including from a famous lady who was not so nice at a tow truck place.