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.
Mets manager Mickey Callaway addressed the media on Feb. 13 at his 2019 spring training opening press conference. I wrote a story for WFAN.com on exactly what he said and what we should take away from it.
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.
1986 Mets World Series Champion, 3-time Phillies All Star Lenny ‘Nails’ Dykstra in studio on The Jake Brown Show for a third, final time (3/21/18)
It’s always an adventure when Nails is in studio. 1986 Mets world Series champion, three-time Phillies All Star, and one of the most wild interviews guaranteed every time Lenny Dykstra joined me for a third and final time in studio on The Jake Brown Show.
The conversation went everywhere: Charlie Sheen and their fallout, his alleged videos out there, Sheen being bisexual, Mets, Phillies, women, how he tries to still bang, his financial situation, a reality show he’s working on, and a whole lot more shenanigans.
MetsBlog creator Matthew Cerrone joined me on The Jake Brown Show on CBS Radio’s Play.it podcast network. We talked about his new Mets Bucket List book, the awful 2017 Mets season, their future, and much more.
Former MLB starting pitcher Glendon Rusch joined me on The Jake Brown Show. We talked about his time with the Mets, memorable times, his career, coaching in the Padres organization now, his future, and much more.