LOOGY podcast is all about talking baseball and having a laugh. Host Zach is joined by Jack and Andrew every week as they discuss the latest New York Mets news, old-school baseball, and answer burning questions about the game we know and love. New episodes release Thursdays.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss the last month of the season leading up to the playoffs, the important returns of Trevor May and Luis Guillorme, the dominance of Adam Ottavino and the hot stretch from Eduardo Escobar, the return of the pinch runner, Albert Pujols chasing 700, and some big rule changes coming in 2023 and the implications that they may have.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew return from hiatus to discuss the Mets rough stretch against the Yankees and Braves, how the bullpen will shake out during the playoffs, the performance of the Mets trade deadline acquisitions, Brett Baty's debut, and a very special number retirement.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss the New York Mets roaring week defeating the Braves and the Yankees, the incredible performance by the bullpen, David Peterson, and Jacob deGrom, previews of the postseason matchups, and ask the question: Why didn't Chris Sale just call an Uber?
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss the Mets trade deadline acquisitions, Mets GM Billy Eppler building a star, the huge returns of Jacob deGrom and Trevor May, honoring Vin Scully, the Juan Soto trade haul, and some big news around the Seby Zavala watch.
Zach and Jack discuss the Mets sweep of the Subway Series, possible changes to the Mets lineup, dream trade scenarios for the upcoming deadline, the worst performances of the week, fighting Major League Baseball players, the first ever LIVE caller, and Jack unveils a his new watch.
Jack, Zach, and Andrew discuss the upcoming Braves series, the Mets ideal lineup construction, Billy Hamilton and the Designated Runner, the jersey retirement of Keith Hernandez, Mets in the All-Star Game and Home Run Derby, and potential Mets trade targets.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss the Mets slumping offense, the return of Max Scherzer and progression of Jacob deGrom, Taijuan Walkers dominant first half of the season and why this year is going to be different, the New York Mets DH problem, answering questions from our listeners, Booneball/Lazyball, and regrets over the resurrection of Andy Fletcher.
Zach and Andrew discuss the Mets recent series against the Astros and the Marlins, the return of Jeff McNeil and his impact on the lineup, the Angels and Mariners have an all out brawl, Shohei Ohtani's unbelievable back to back performance, and the difficulty in watching baseball.
Zach, Jack and Andrew discuss suing Jon Heyman for coining "Buck Ball" from LOOGY's "Buckyball," the Mets recent pitching success, the missing piece in the New York Mets lineup, the failure of the Double LOOGY Reverse Curse, fan mail from Andy Fletcher, and Funk is Good For the Soul.
Zach and Jack (and Andrew?) discuss the Mets results after the West Coast road trip, Taijuan Walker's brilliant outing on Sunday Night Baseball, Edwin Diaz getting more than three outs for the save, resurrecting Andy Fletcher, the Double Reverse LOOGY Curse and some of its victims, drunk fans mic'd up on national TV, and the most memorable moment of the New York Mets season so far.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss the start of the New York Mets west coast trip, the LOOGY Curse and its relation to Eduardo Escobar's electric cycle and Tomas Nido's hot month with the bat, Carlos Carrasco entering the ace conversation, how Mike Trout's slump stacks up against other baseball legends, Mets MVP finishes, and Jack listens to the wrong album.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss the Mets hot week sweeping the Phillies and the Nationals, the difficult upcoming West Coast trip and the importance of team confidence, the emergence of Nick Plummer, the hot month of May for Alonso, Lindor, Marte, and Guillorme, and the members of the 420 Club.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss the new ways that the New York Mets are generating runs, the debate between Tomas Nido and Patrick Mazeika for backup catcher of the future, the San Francisco Heckler and Jeff McNeil's response, the lack of complete games in modern baseball, and a new solution for improving MLB umpires.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss Buck Showalter's bullpen and lineup management, the impact of James McCann's injury on the New York Mets, the budding friendship between Francisco Lindor and Jeff McNeil, Andrew's Citi Field Experience, the invention of the "Bellinger Line," and a heartfelt apology to Kevin Gausman.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss the Mets' stunning comeback against the Phillies, Buck Showalter and Eric Chavez's impact on the Mets so far, the status of the bullpen after Trevor May's injury, LOOGY's Players of the Week and updates to the Cody Bellinger and Nelson Cruz watches.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss the New York Mets combined no-hitter, the Mets hitters' new plate discipline under hitting coach Eric Chavez, Jeff McNeil selling out for contact, all the ways to get on first base, and announce the starting hitters for the 2022 Role Player Draft.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss Buck Showalter's lineup construction and DH use, Robinson Cano's role on the New York Mets moving forward, Carlos Carrasco hoping for a bounce-back year, Francisco Lindor's hot start, Miguel Cabrera's 3000th hit, and Kyle Schwarber's outburst on Angel Hernandez.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew react live to Pete Alonso's acrobatic save at first and Francisco Lindor's heroic walk-off hit, and discuss the stats behind the New York Mets hot start, the hottest performers in the Mets minor league season, an unexpected update to the Seby Zavala Watch, and an old friend becomes a new rival.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss the New York Mets performance during Opening Week, predictions for 2022 MVP and Cy Young Award winners, Steven Kwan's incredible start to the season, the first Joe West and Bill Klem Award winners of the 2022 season, and all about how Tylor "TyGor" "Megilla Gorilla" Megill is gonna be lights out this year, baby!
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss over/under predictions for the 2022 New York Mets, the Sherlock Effect, ESPN's hiring of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman for Monday Night Football, the Shortstop and Third Baseman for Zach and Andrew's All-Time Team, the winner of the 2021 LOOGY Album of the Year bracket, and learning to speak Danish.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss the New York Mets trade for Chris Bassitt, Fernando Tatis Jr's motorcycle incident, the end of the Freddie Freeman era in Atlanta, everything there is to know about Game 6 of the 1986 NLCS, and narrow down the 2021 Album of the Year bracket to the final four.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss the ongoing MLB lockout, everything there is to know about the "Iconic" 1975 World Series Game 6, Jack's experience at the Happy Fits concert, and narrowing down the 2021 LOOGY Album of the Year bracket to the final four.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss the New York Mets Old Timers' Day, controversy over the retirement of Keith Hernandez's number 17, the Miracle Mets in Game 3 of the 1969 World Series, and the Sweet Sixteen for 2021 LOOGY Album of the Year.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss the updated New York Mets prospect rankings, David Ortiz and the Hall of Fame, the case for Fred McGriff in the Hall, MLB Lockout Proposals, Charles Old Hoss Radbourn's unbelievable career, and announce teams for the 2022 Role Player Draft.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss the New York Mets new bench coach, the Cleveland Guardians copyright mix-up, 2022 MLB Hall of Fame ballot predictions, and open the last 2021 Topps Baseball packs to unveil the final players for the 2022 Role Player Draft.
Zach, Jack and Andrew discuss the New York Mets signing Juan Soto's younger brother, Ken Rosenthal's firing from MLB Network, ARod's version of the Manningcast, excitement around the Mets new bench coach, and continue opening 2021 Topps baseball cards to build teams for the Role Player Draft.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew reflect on Andrew's free agency wish list, the Starling Marte and Max Scherzer signings, more free agency wishes, the impending MLB Lockout, the starting second baseman and center fielder for Zach and Andrew's All-Time Team, and test Jack's knowledge more than ever before.
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss the Mets potential new GM Billy Eppler, wish lists for Free Agency, Noah Syndergaard's departure from New York, Jack cheats on the quiz, Zach and Andrew reveal the first players on their All-Time Team, and we review one of LOOGY's favorite albums yet, What Could Be Better by the Happy Fits
Zach, Jack, and Andrew discuss Michael Conforto testing free agency, Mets top pitching prospect Matt Allan, Qualifying Offer surprises, the Coors Field Effect and Trevor Story, old school baseball trivia, and the 2021 Kings of the Joe West and Bill Klem Awards.
Zach, Jack and Andrew discuss season grades for the Mets catchers and top pitchers, Francisco Alvarez's dominant minor league season, LOOGY's most incredible prediction yet, the results of Joe West's final game, and Zach gets hacked by Radiohead's Tom Yorke.