Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports

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"Amazin’ But True” is the best New York Mets podcast. It's hosted by former Mets pitcher and Emmy-Award winning TV analyst Nelson Figueroa and rabid Mets fan, columnist and media personality Jake Brown. This baseball podcast will take you inside the clubhouse with beat writer Mike Puma, columnist Joel Sherman and the full team of NY Post baseball writers. "Amazin' But True" will also feature special Mets guests, including current players, former players, broadcasters and celebrity fans. New episodes of this MLB podcast are released every Monday and Thursday throughout the entire season. Listen to this best sports podcast!

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    • Oct 10, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    Mets Season Comes to Heartbreaking End in Wild Card

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 47:29


    On the season finale of the “Amazin' But True” podcast with Nelson Figueroa and Jake Brown, the guys open the show talking about the Mets 6-0 loss to the Padres in Game 3 Sunday to end their season. They discuss the frustration in the season ending, the lifeless Game 3 at Citi Field, the bats doing nothing and why this season ends up being a disappointment. They look ahead to the offseason and which Mets free agents may stay and who may go.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mets-Padres NL Wild Card Preview feat. Steve Gelbs

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 45:38


    On a playoff edition of “Amazin' But True” podcast with Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa, the guys get set for the NL Wild Card round. They give a full breakdown of the Mets series against the Padres at Citi Field over the weekend and make their predictions. They also recap the memorable 2022 season and relive the big moments and team MVPs. (20:03) SNY Mets field reporter Steve Gelbs then joins the show. Gelbs explains this was such a special Mets season, he previews the Wild Card series and explains how he would set up the playoff rotation. Gelbs also looks back to running in the sausage race, his favorite game from this season and his all-time favorite game/interview since joining the broadcasts.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mets Swept By Braves to Lose NL East Title

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 36:09


    On a live episode of “Amazin' But True” podcast from the Ocean Casino Resort with Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa, Jake opens up ranting about frustrations after the Mets were swept by the Braves in Atlanta. The guys talk about what went wrong over the weekend, the Braves essentially winning the NL East now and the Mets falling to the top Wild Card spot. They discuss the potential Wild Card matchup, Figgie's beef with the timing of Francisco Alvarez's callup and how the Mets rotation will not set up with a potential three games in the Wild Card round. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Terry Collins Talks Mets Playoff Push, Rotation, World Series Chances

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 41:30


    On the latest episode of the “Amazin' But True” podcast with Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa, the guys open the show talking about the Mets series win in Oakland. They discuss Pete Alonso setting the Mets single-season RBI record, Francisco Lindor getting over 100 RBIs and whether there are concerns after Jacob deGrom's bad outing Saturday. They look ahead to the crucial Mets-Braves series coming in Atlanta this weekend, including the live podcast at Ocean Casino Resort after Sunday night's game. (22:48) Former Mets manager and SNY analyst Terry Collins then joins the show. Collins talks about managing deGrom, what the Mets playoff rotation could look like and his interactions with Buck Showalter. Collins also discusses Sandy Alderson retiring, his experience at Old Timer's Day, Steve Cohen and the Mets World Series chances. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mets Sweep Pirates, Scherzer's Back, Playoff Clincher, Fan Voicemails

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 46:40


    On the latest episode of the “Amazin' But True” podcast with Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa, the guys open the show talking about the Mets sweeping the Pirates over the weekend. They discuss rebounding from getting swept by the Cubs, Daniel Vogelbach's revenge series and Terrance Gore making an impact on the bases. They also discuss Max Scherzer's return Monday in Milwaukee, clinching a playoff spot there and Tylor Megill coming back as well. They then answer voicemails from the fans on Starling Marte's injury, the playoff rotation and Edwin Diaz's lack of usage lately. Figgie ends the show talking about his return to the mound on Sunday for the Staten Island Ferryhawks in their season finale. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mets Reclaim First Place, Escobar's Hot, Guillorme's Back

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 41:09


    On the latest episode of the “Amazin' But True” podcast with Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa, the guys open the show talking about the Mets taking two of three games over the Marlins. They discuss the team reclaiming first place in the NL East, the Braves finally losing a series, Eduardo Escobar's hot September, Luis Guillorme's return to the team and why the Mets are built to win it all. On “Figgie's Fables,” he talks about being part of the 2008 Mets collapse and how it all transpired. Producer Andrew Harts then tries stumping Jake with Mets trivia in “Stump the Baldy.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Don't Panic, Mets Fans feat. Mike Puma

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 41:02


    On the latest episode of the “Amazin' But True” podcast with Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa, the guys open the show explaining why it's not time for Mets fans to panic after losing two of three over the weekend to the Nationals. They discuss the series coming up against the Pirates, the Braves staying hot and Tylor Megill and Luis Guillorme on the mend. (17:55) Jake takes a trip to the Nelson Figueroa Spanish Academy to learn a few timely words this week. (24:25) NY Post Mets beat writer Mike Puma drops by from Pittsburgh. Puma talks about why he thinks the Mets will win the NL East, players coming back from injuries, the schedule and why Mark Vientos still isn't getting called up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Live Mets Old Timers' Day Show from EBBS Brewing Co.

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2022 46:30


    On a special live episode of the “Amazin' But True” podcast with Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa, the guys host the show from EBBS Brewing Co. outside Citi Field following Old Timers' Day Saturday. They discuss how special Old Timers' Day was, seeing Mets greats all together and the great job by Mets ownership to make it all happen. They then talk about the Mets win, the tight NL East standings, the bullpen and Buck Showalter making the magic happen. Fans from the audience then answer Mets trivia questions for prizes. They close the show playing interviews with Billy Wagner, John Franco, Tim Teufel, Glendon Rusch and Dwight Gooden. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Clutch Canha, Subway Series, Mets Old Timers' Day feat. Marc Luino, James Schiano

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 50:47


    On the latest episode of the “Amazin' But True” podcast with Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa, the guys open the show talking about the Mets' thrilling 10-9 win Sunday in Philadelphia. They discuss Mark Canha's two clutch home runs, Nate Fisher's improbable MLB debut, the Mets continuing to be resilient and look ahead to the Subway Series. Mets'd Up podcast hosts Marc Luino and James Schiano then join Jake and Figgie for a crossover pod. They talk about the series win in Philly, Canha, hype around this team, Fisher's cool story, Mets-Yankees in the Bronx and players they are most excited to see Saturday in the Old Timers' Day game. The guys close the show playing voicemails from Mets Old Timers playing in Saturday's game, including John Franco, Ed Lynch and Glendon Rusch, explaining why they are pumped for the game and what hitters they want to face. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mets' Dominant Rotation, Figgie Pitches, “Narco” Mania feat. Blasterjaxx

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 49:48


    On the latest episode of the “Amazin' But True” podcast with Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa, the guys open the show talking about the Mets taking two of three games against the Phillies. They discuss their dominant starting pitching, the new guys continuing to hit and the big series ahead against the Braves. Figgie then breaks down his 119-pitch return to the mound last week at 48 years old for the Ferryhawks. (24:50) Blasterjaxx duo Thom Jongkind and Idir Makhlaf then joined the show. They discuss their song “Narco” blowing up thanks to Edwin Diaz, whether both of them and Timmy Trumpet will perform the song at Citi Field and how the song came to fruition. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    DeGrom, Mets Make Statement Destroying The Braves feat. Cleon Jones

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 41:24


    On the latest episode of the “Amazin' But True” podcast with Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa, the guys open the show talking about the Mets winning four of five games over the Braves. They discuss Jacob deGrom's brilliant outing Sunday, Braves fans crying on Twitter, the Mets moves at the trade deadline and why this team is built for a deep playoff run. 1969 Mets World Series champion Cleon Jones then joins the show. Jones talks about his new book, 1969 Mets memories, partying with the Jets and Knicks back then and why this Mets team reminds him of the 1969 team.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    What Will Scorching Hot Mets do at Trade Deadline?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 41:44


    On the latest episode of the “Amazin' But True” podcast with Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa, the guys talk about the Mets sweeping the Marlins and Yankees. They discuss the team's six-game win streak, Jacob deGrom making his season debut Tuesday in DC and what moves they should make before Tuesday's trade deadline. In “Figgie's Fables,” he tells stories of the few times he got traded, including the infamous Curt Schilling trade he was a part of. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Subway Series Preview feat. Edgardo Alfonzo

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 41:41


    On the latest episode of the “Amazin' But True” podcast with Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa, the guys open up the show talking about the Mets avoiding a sweep with a big win over the Padres Sunday. They also discuss trading for Daniel Vogelbach, who else they should trade for, Gil Hodges finally making the Baseball Hall of Fame and preview this week's Subway Series. Mets great and Ferryhawks manager Edgardo Alfonzo then joins the show. Fonzie talks about managing on Staten Island, playing in Mets Old Timer's Day next month, Subway Series memories, why the 2000 World Series was so special and using alias names on the road. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mets All-Star Recap, Second Half Preview feat. Edwin Diaz, Jeff McNeil, Pete Alonso

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 42:58


    On a special MLB All-Star week edition of the “Amazin' But True” podcast with Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa, Jake co-hosts the show from Los Angeles, while Figgie is in NY. They discuss Jake's experience in LA for the All-Star festivities, the Mets performances during the Home Run Derby and All-Star Game and Jacob deGrom's injury timetable. They also look ahead to the second half of the season, the Juan Soto trade rumors and discuss what this team needs to do before the trade deadline. Jake then chats from Dodger Stadium with Mets All-Stars Edwin Diaz, Jeff McNeil and Pete Alonso to close the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Live Keith Hernandez Day Show from EBBS Brewing Co.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2022 31:28


    On a live edition of the “Amazin' But True” podcast, Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa host the show from EBBS Brewing Co. outside Citi Field before Keith Hernandez Day. They discuss Hernandez's No. 17 getting retired, what he meant to the Mets franchise and what other Mets greats could be retired next. They also discuss what the Mets should do at the trade deadline, Jacob deGrom's rehab and fans answer Keith-themed trivia questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Escobar Party, DeGrom's Rehab, Mad Max Returns feat. Jon Heyman

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 43:03


    On a 4th of July edition of the ‘Amazin' But True' podcast with Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa, the guys open the show talking about the Mets winning two of three games against the Rangers. They discuss Eduardo Escobar's three-homer weekend, Carlos Carrasco's nice outing and the Braves keeping the NL East race tight. They also discuss Max Scherzer's return to the rotation Tuesday against the Reds, Jacob deGrom's first rehab start and Francisco Alvarez being promoted to triple-A. NY Post baseball insider and co-host of “The Show” Jon Heyman then joins the guys. Heyman talks about the state of the Mets, deGrom's future after this season and what this team will need to add before the trade deadline.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Which Mets Should Be All-Stars? feat. Adam Ottavino

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 40:28


    On the latest episode of the ‘Amazin' But True' podcast with Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa, the guys open the show talking about the Mets taking two of three games from the Marlins. They discuss David Peterson's back-to-back strong outings, Max Scherzer's return coming in the next week, James McCann back behind the plate and which Mets players should make the All-Star Game. Mets pitcher Adam Ottavino then joins the show to discuss his first season with the Mets, his favorite pizza places in NY and what makes Buck Showalter such a great manager. In “Figgie's Fables,” he tells the story of a health scare he had when pitching for the Astros in 2010. Mets pitcher Carlos Carrasco joins the guys as he teaches Jake some Spanish at the Cookie Carrasco Spanish Academy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Live Show from EBBS Brewing Co. feat. Tommy Hunter

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 43:38


    On the first live episode this season of the “Amazin' But True” podcast, Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa host the show from EBBS Brewing Co. next to Citi Field. They open the show talking about the Mets series win over the Marlins, Francisco Lindor's emotional weekend, Seth Lugo's rough Sunday and Max Scherzer's upcoming return. They also take questions from the fans and fans in the audience answer trivia questions for Mets items from Jake's closet. Mets pitcher Tommy Hunter speaks with the guys on the field before Monday's game about his return to the mound from back surgery and how special this team is. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mets Survive West Coast Trip, Will We See Alvarez in 2022?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 47:16


    On the latest episode of the “Amazin' But True” podcast, Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the Mets taking two of three games from the Angels. They discuss Edwin Diaz's five-out save, Noah Syndergaard's timing of his extra rest, going 5-5 on the west coast trip and debating In-N-Out Burger vs. Shake Shack. They also get into whether we will see Francisco Alvarez in the big leagues this season and the Mets' upcoming series with the Brewers. In “Figgie's Fables,” Figgie tells the story of his one season with the Brewers, including giving up a historic home run to Barry Bonds and his own bizarre release from the team. In “Stump The Baldy,” Andrew Harts tries stumping Jake with Mets trivia questions.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mets Are The Best Team in the National League

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 45:40


    On the latest episode of the “Amazin' But True” podcast, Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the Mets splitting the four-game series with the Dodgers. They discuss Adonis Medina's first career save, using Seth Lugo over Edwin Diaz in the 9th inning, what has changed about Lugo, Buck Showalter outsmarting Dave Roberts, Tylor Megill's upcoming return and some Mets nuggets from the week. Andrew Harts then tries stumping Jake with Mets trivia in “Stump The Baldie.” Jake then learns how to say “best team in National League” and “chicken parm” at the Nelson Figueroa Spanish Academy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Plummer Flushes Phillies in Mets' First Sweep

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 41:16


    On the latest episode of the “Amazin' But True” podcast, Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about Nick Plummer's improbable game-tying homer Sunday and the Mets sweeping the Phillies. They discuss Eduardo Escobar's walk-off hit, the Mets continuing to find ways to win through adversity, putting Adam Ottavino out to pitch in the 8th inning, bullpen woes and some news and notes on the team. In “Figgie's Fables,” he tells the story of his haircut Friday and the emotional passing of his grandmother leading up to it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mets Continue Winning Despite Adversity feat. Dwight Gooden

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 46:40


    On the latest episode of the “Amazin' But True” podcast, Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show wishing Buck Showalter a happy birthday and Figgie a happy belated birthday. They discuss the Mets winning two of three games against the Rockies, Max Scherzer's oblique injury timeline, Starling Marte's emotional home run and Chris Bassitt's contract. 1986 World Series champion and Mets legend Dwight “Doc” Gooden joins the guys to talk playing in Old Timer's Day, the big difference with Steve Cohen owning the team and Buck Showalter managing, concerns with Mets injuries and the Matt Harvey drug saga. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mets Lose First Series, Sewald, Winker, Spanish Academy

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 44:50


    On the latest episode of the “Amazin' But True” podcast, Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the Mets losing their first series of the season over the weekend against the Mariners. They discuss Paul Sewald becoming a villain, the love-hate relationship with Jesse Winker, Mazeika magic, Tylor Megill's injury, the need for a bat and the upcoming series with the Cardinals. It's then time for a trip to the Nelson Figueroa Spanish Academy, where Jake also reveals a funky new baseball themed shirt-shorts combo he got. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The 2022 Mets Are Built Different feat. Mike Puma

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 44:03


    On the latest episode of the “Amazin' But True” podcast, Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the Mets huge comeback win Thursday. They discuss the series win in Philadelphia, Max Scherzer's first loss in almost a year on Sunday, Pete Alonso's big game, Chris Bassitt's contract and why this Mets team is built different. Jake then drops some heat with his 2022 Mets rap. NY Post Mets beat writer Mike Puma drops by to talk about the feel in the clubhouse, Francisco Lindor's importance and Robinson Cano getting released. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mets Throw No-No, Say No to Cano feat. Kelsie Whitmore

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 42:10


    On the latest episode of the “Amazin' But True” podcast, Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the Mets designating Robinson Cano for assignment. They discuss why it was the right move, Friday's no-hitter, breaking down the Spanish call of the final out, the series win over the Phillies, the Francisco Lindor bobble gnome, Buck Showalter's reaction to it and why this team continues winning. Staten Island Ferryhawks player Kelsie Whitmore drops by to discuss becoming the first woman to start for a MLB partner league, her journey getting here and being a role model to women. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mets Keep The April Good Times Rolling

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 45:30


    On the latest episode of the “Amazin' But True” podcast, Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the Mets taking two of three games from the Diamondbacks. They discuss Tylor Megill pitching well, Francisco Lindor and Starling Marte propelling the team, the hot April start and ranting about Yankees fans throwing beers on the field. In “Figgie's Fables,” Figgie tells a story of his experience with fans acting out at games. Jake then returns to the Nelson Figueroa Spanish Academy to learn how to say “drunk fans” and “best major league team.” They wrap the show up with Jake relating to Eduardo Escobar's dislike for cats and Figgie's opening weekend coaching for the Ferryhawks.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Memorable Mets' Home Opener Weekend feat. Howie Rose

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 43:09


    On the latest episode of the ‘Amazin' But True' podcast, Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the Mets taking two of three games from the Diamondbacks. They discuss the Tom Seaver statue going up, the home opener, the rotation's dominance, the lineup, Edwin Diaz and Citi Field's new food options. Mets radio voice Howie Rose drops by to talk about the emotional Seaver statue ceremony, the Jay Horwitz press box dedication, Buck Showalter's impact, Cameo requests and the special vibe around this Mets team. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mets' Rotation Dazzles in Opening Series feat. Frank Fleming

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 44:52


    On the latest episode of the ‘Amazin' But True' podcast, Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the Mets winning three of four games against the Nationals. They discuss Sunday's loss, Pete Alonso's defensive mistakes, the starting rotation's success and Jake's experience at Nationals Park. (31:10) Barstool Sports' Frank Fleming drops by to talk about the fan experience in DC, Alonso's defense and the feel around the team under Buck Showalter. (40:39) They end the show playing a funny voicemail from Jake's parents. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    2022 Mets Season Preview, Predictions feat. Mike Puma

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 46:02


    On the latest episode of the ‘Amazin' But True' podcast, Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the Jacob deGrom injury. They discuss Max Scherzer's injury, the starting rotation, the Dom Smith trade that didn't happen and give an in-depth Mets season preview with predictions. (37:05) The Post's Mike Puma drops by to dive into what the opening weekend rotation might look like, discuss the key injuries and give his predictions for the Mets season. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mookie Wilson Talks 2022 Mets, Showalter, Ownership, Old Timers' Day

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 41:12


    On the latest episode of the ‘Amazin' But True' podcast, Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the Will Smith Oscars punch of Chris Rock. They then discuss the one-two punch of Jacob deGrom and Max Scherzer, bullpen decisions, the 12-team MLB playoff format and Buck Showalter embracing Mets alumni. (20:00) Mets legend and 1986 World Series champion Mookie Wilson then joins the show. Wilson talks about his time down at Mets spring training, the culture change with Showalter and new ownership, Old Timer's Day and he takes a trip to the Nelson Figueroa Spanish Academy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Mets Are Back and So Are We

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 43:53


    On the return episode of the ‘Amazin' But True' podcast, Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa are back in studio for the first time in two years. The guys talk about Figgie's new pitching coach job, high Mets expectations, the starting rotation, Robinson Cano, the team's depth and what other moves could happen before the season begins. (28:40) They then answer fan questions from Twitter and Instagram. (35:32) They close out the show with a trip to the Nelson Figueroa Spanish Academy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Buck Showalter is Home Run Hire by Mets

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 39:32


    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa host their first live Spotify Greenroom edition of the “Amazin' But True” podcast. They discuss the Mets hiring Buck Showalter, why it is a tremendous move and what he brings to the franchise.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mets Mean Business Signing Scherzer, Marte feat. Mike Puma

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 40:25


    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show discussing the Mets' major spending spree, including the historic signing of Max Scherzer. They talk about what the impact of Scherzer joining the rotation will be, pairing him with Jacob deGrom, the additions of Starling Marte, Mark Canha and Eduardo Escobar. (26:26) NY Post Mets beat writer Mike Puma drops by to discuss Scherzer, the other signings, what else the Mets might do and the lockout that is likely ahead. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Syndergaard's Gone, Mets Have New GM

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 40:39


    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show discussing the breaking news of Noah Syndergaard's one-year deal with the Angels. They talk about why Syndergaard might not have accepted the qualifying offer from the Mets, his time with the team, the Mets bringing in new GM Billy Eppler and what he has ahead of him. They also talk Marcus Stroman, free agent pitchers and how the Mets will fill the holes in their rotation. Figgie ends the show paying tribute to his former teammates, the late Pedro Feliciano and Julio Lugo. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Presenting: The Marchand and Ourand Sports Media Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 8:12


    Mets fans, we thought you may want to hear the newest New York Post meets Sports Business Journal's "The Marchand and Ourand Sports Media Podcast" with Andrew Marchand and John Ourand. New episodes drop Wednesdays. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Who Should Replace Luis Rojas as Mets Manager?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 44:00


    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the season finale of the show talking about the breaking news that the Mets have fired Luis Rojas. They discuss why Rojas was let go, potential replacements, why hiring Carlos Beltran would make sense, players underperforming this season and evaluating the 2021 season and how the Mets can improve in the offseason. The guys then go through all the Mets free agents and debate who stays and who goes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Omar Minaya Talks 2021 Mets, Alderson, Cohen

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 38:05


    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the frustrations of the 2021 Mets. They discuss the poor play on the road, Noah Syndergaard's debut and whether he should get the qualifying offer and reacting to Sandy Alderson's underwhelming comments this week. (14:21) Former Mets GM and current ambassador Omar Minaya then joins the show. Minaya talks about the season, the future of the team, Steve Cohen, Sandy Alderson and memories from his time as GM. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mets Eliminated From Playoff Contention feat. Mike Puma

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 38:00


    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the Mets being eliminated from playoff contention. They discuss the Brewers clinching the division in front of them in a sweep, the disappointing season and some of the question marks going into the offseason. In the final installment of the Nelson Figueroa Spanish Academy, Jake learns how to say “never give up,” “there's always next year” and “thank you for your participation” in Spanish. (18:33) NY Post Mets beat writer Mike Puma drops by to talk about the underachieving season, the managerial and front office changes ahead, what they need to address this offseason and the back and forth with him and Steve Cohen. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Terry Collins Talks State of the Mets, Luis Rojas' Future

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 39:43


    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the Mets losing both games to the Red Sox. They discuss their playoff hopes essentially being over, the frustrations the past six weeks, whether they should re-sign Javy Baez, other offseason questions and what to watch for the final week of the season. (16:12) Former Mets manager Terry Collins then joins the show. Collins talks about the current state of the Mets, pitchers not going deep in games, Luis Rojas' future, analytics in the game today, Carlos Beltran as a Mets managerial option, Steve Cohen, broadcasting on the radio and riding the train from the game. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Can The Mets Pull Off a Miracle Run? feat. Dwight Gooden

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 44:40


    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the Mets avoiding getting swept on Sunday. They discuss the series loss, a terrible week at home, Luis Rojas' managing continuing to hurt the Mets and if there's any chance for the Mets to get to the playoffs. (21:19) Mets legend Doc Gooden then joins the show. Gooden talks about the “Once Upon A Time in Queens” 30 for 30 series, the 1986 Mets, the thumbs down saga, Rojas pulling starters early, whether to bring Javy Baez back and there needing to be accountability with the players. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Luis Rojas Managing Mets Out of Playoff Race

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 34:46


    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the bad job Luis Rojas has done managing this team and looking back at the mistakes he made Tuesday night. They discuss the Mets getting swept by the Cardinals, whether their playoff hopes are over and Steve Cohen's latest Twitter saga. It's then time for a trip to the Nelson Figueroa Spanish Academy, where Jake learns how to say “too many mistakes,” “goodbye playoff hopes” and “we still have a chance.” See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Subway Series Crossover with Pinstripe Pod

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 45:34


    Jake Brown, Nelson Figueroa, Chris Shearn and Jeff Nelson open up with an Amazin' But True-Pinstripe Pod crossover segment to recap the Subway Series. They discuss Sunday's incredible game, the benches clearing, Francisco Lindor's big Mets moment and the Subway Series being reignited, Nellie meeting Leonardo DiCaprio and the special ceremonies Saturday at the 9-11 game. Jake and Figgie then get into the Mets being in a playoff race, how important winning that series was, the insane atmosphere, whether this leads to the Mets going on a run and reacting to raising over $12,000 at the fundraiser podcast at Katch Astoria on Friday. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    9-11 Fundraiser Podcast at Katch Astoria

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2021 30:25


    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa do the podcast live from Katch Astoria to raise money for families and first responders from 9-11. The guys talk about the event, auction items, remembering 9-11 and where they were. They preview the Subway Series and talk Yankees with Pinstripe Pod hosts Chris Shearn and Jeff Nelson. They then get into the Mets' struggles and take a trip to the Nelson Figueroa Spanish Academy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Edwin Diaz Blows Another Big Game feat. Charlie Turano

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 34:54


    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about Edwin Diaz blowing a big game Monday. They discuss the frustrating loss, Diaz's up and down tenure with the Mets, playing better baseball the past week, the lineup coming around and previewing Friday's Katch Astoria live fundraiser podcast. (24:45) Executive Director of Heritage Works Charlie Turano joins the pod to talk about their post 9-11 game collection, being friends with Mike Piazza and looking back to that big home run that uplifted the city. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Drama Never Ends in Mets Land

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 44:54


    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about Mets GM Zack Scott getting arrested for a DWI charge Wednesday. They discuss the team needing to clean house in the front office, the crazy storm that hit NY/NJ, the Mets' wild comeback win Tuesday, getting within five games in the NL East and the schedule coming up for them and the teams ahead of them. In the Nelson Figueroa Spanish Academy, Jake learns how to say “drunk driving,” “ya gotta believe” and “charity event.” The guys discuss their 9/11 live podcast charity event at Katch Astoria coming up on 9/10. Jake then questions Figgie on the Mets dysfunction when he was pitching there, the time when he got sent down after comments he made and whether he cried at all during his career. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Javy Baez's Controversial Message to Mets Fans feat. Mike Puma

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 48:10


    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show reacting to Javy Baez's postgame comments Sunday. They discuss what he said about Mets fans booing, the thumbs-down gesture, Jake gives the fan perspective, Figgie gives the player perspective, Baez's future in Queens, reacting to Sandy Alderson's statement, the series win over the Nationals and what is ahead for the Mets. The guys then react to fans' voicemails on the Baez situation in “You Got Mail.” (37:09) NY Post Mets beat writer Mike Puma drops by to give his thoughts on what Baez said, needing to play better, Francisco Lindor joining in and the team not having a true leader. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Luis Rojas' Mets Days Are Running Out feat. Ty Burrell

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 49:43


    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the Mets' frustrating losses to the Giants. They discuss Luis Rojas' questionable decision to pull Taijuan Walker, Jeff McNeil's blunder, all the double plays, missed opportunities, Francisco Lindor not playing two days in a row, Jake and Figgie chatting with Johnny Cueto outside Citi Field and the funny photo that came out of it. In the Nelson Figueroa Spanish Academy, Figgie tries teaching Jake a few tough Dominican Republic winter ball team names. (23:47) Emmy-Award winning actor and Mets fan Ty Burrell then joins the show. Burrell gets into how he became a Mets fan, starting acting late, “Modern Family” coming to an end and whether he misses it, his first big break, his first pitch at Citi Field gone wrong and his Mets fandom. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Can Baez, Lindor Spark Miraculous Run? feat. Joe DeMayo

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 40:31


    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the Mets' win Sunday to avoid getting swept by the Dodgers. They discuss Javy Baez's return, whether they can go on a run, the continued struggles with runners in scoring position, the upcoming schedule and Jake's dad leaves a voicemail responding to Figgie's rant from the last episode. (19:39) SNY Mets contributor Joe DeMayo then joins the pod. DeMayo gets into the Mets' playoff hopes, the top prospects in the organization, whether they should re-sign Baez, what happened with the Kumar Rocker situation and what direction the Mets could go for a new manager after the season. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Cohen's Tweet, Figgie's Rant, Much-Needed Mets Win

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 48:08


    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the Mets much-needed win over the Giants Wednesday. They discuss avoiding the sweep, the series loss and reacting to Steve Cohen and Tim Healey's tweets, which leads to an epic Figgie rant. They then play emails and voicemails from listeners in “You Got Mail” and Sarah McCrory has beef with Figgie for not getting a Twitter follow back. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Luis Rojas, Mets' Nightmare Weekend feat. Darryl Strawberry

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 49:56


    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the Mets getting swept by the Dodgers. Jake goes on a rant about the awful job managing over the weekend by Luis Rojas and breaks down the mistakes he and Dave Jauss made. They get into the poor managing, approaches at the plate, needing a new hitting coach and the series ahead against the Giants. (23:03) Mets legend and 1986 World Series champion Darryl Strawberry then joins the show. Strawberry gets into the current team and what is going wrong, all the strikeouts in today's game, Steve Cohen, whether he would work with the Mets, the drastic difference in playing for the Mets versus the Yankees and whether he could still hit home runs. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Key Mets Sweep, Crucial Stretch Ahead feat. Art Shamsky

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 39:59


    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about the Mets sweeping the Nationals. They discuss Pete Alonso's huge walk-off homer to finish the sweep, Trevor Williams' great Mets debut, the offense having a huge series, the tough series against the Dodgers ahead in Queens, Jonathan Villar's impressive season and a listener's interaction with Jake walking into the stadium. (20:44) 1969 Mets World Series champion Art Shamsky then joins the show. Shamsky gets into small ball, his three-homer game in 1966, 1969 Mets memories and being friends with Joe Namath and Walt Frazier. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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