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Baseball Night in New York host Doug Williams and SNY MLB Insider Andy Martino bring it every week on the Shea Anything podcast as the guys discuss and debate everything surrounding the New York Mets.

Shea Anything


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    Jomboy's Jolly Olive joins the show, Mets beat the Braves, Amazins on a roll

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 44:07

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo welcome Jomboy's Jack AKA ‘Jolly Olive' to Episode 19 of The Mets Pod, as the Mets are on a hot streak after beating the Braves in a big series at Citi Field, and they see things getting salty in Atlanta. The guys talk about the NL East race, the claim by Braves pitcher Spencer Strider that the Mets are “lucky” on offense, the Mets moves at the trade deadline, and what lies ahead for the rest of the regular season. Later in the show, Connor and Joe continue to celebrate the return of Jacob deGrom, plus go down on the farm for updates on Francisco Alvarez, newly-promoted Brett Baty, and Jose Butto. Finally, the show wraps with The Mailbag, with listener questions about the way Buck Showalter manages platoons, what a potential playoff starting rotation could look like, and the contributions of Starling Marte. Be sure to subscribe to The Mets Pod at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts, and check out Jolly Olive on the Shea Station podcast!Today's Show0:00 Welcome to the show Jack 'Jolly Olive' Oliver1:32 Jolly Olive on becoming a Mets fan 2:20 Mets-Braves analysis 3:05 Spencer Strider's comments 5:22 Trade deadline recap 6:47 Looking at the rest of the season 8:16 All-Star week story 9:05 Launching the Shea Station podcast 12:17 The return of Jacob deGrom 14:42 The strength of the rotation 18:46 The Mets' defense impacting deGrom 21:42 Brett Baty's promotion to AAA 23:45 Alvarez in September? 27:53 Jose Butto breakdown 30:02 Do you like how much Buck switches the platoon mid-game? 24:55 Which starting pitcher gets bumped before the playoffs? 39:21 Where does Starling Marte rank in top free agent signings? 42:58 Closing thoughts See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Mets Trade Deadline Recap: Darin Ruf, Mychal Givens, is it enough?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 44:31

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo recap the 2022 MLB Trade Deadline on Episode 18 of The Mets Pod, as the guys break down what the Mets did and didn't do, including the additions of Darin Ruf and Mychal Givens. Connor and Joe examine how the new guys can help their new team, and the failure of the Mets to add a new left-handed relief pitcher. Later in the show, the guys discuss what the stretch run will look like now for the Mets and their bullpen, chat about the deal that went down for Juan Soto, and sort out their trade deadline winners and losers around MLB. Finally, the show closes by opening The Mailbag, with listener questions about calling up catching prospect Francisco Alvarez, the most reliable relievers, and whether or not Mark Vientos sees the big leagues in 2022. Be sure to subscribe to The Mets Pod at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!Today's Show:1:00 Trade Deadline Initial Reaction4:35 Darin Ruf11:30 Mychal Givens14:05 Why no left-handed reliever acquisition?17:40 Did the Mets do enough?24:10 Reacting to Juan Soto trade28:25 Trade Deadline Winners/Losers around MLB31:15 Francisco Alvarez Call Up?34:30 Who sets up for Edwin Diaz?37:45 Mark Vientos Call Up?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Mets Trade Deadline Preview: Juan Soto, Willson Contreras, J.D. Martinez, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 31:54

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo preview the 2022 MLB Trade Deadline on Episode 17 of The Mets Pod! The guys welcome SNY MLB Insider Andy Martino to the show, as they look ahead to what should be an active time for the Mets as the team seeks to upgrade the roster before the Aug. 2nd deadline. The crew covers Juan Soto, Willson Contreras, Trey Mancini, J.D. Martinez and all the options to upgrade the offense. Andy also sheds some light on the Mets' strategy to improve the bullpen, potential deals including Dom Smith and J.D. Davis, and long-term plans for the starting rotation. Later in the show, Connor and Joe break down the Daniel Vogelbach trade, losing Colin Holderman, and some additional trade options for the Mets moving forward. Finally, the show wraps with the Mailbag, which brings questions about possible mid-tier prospects to trade and the current development status of top-level prospects Mark Vientos and Brett Baty.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Talking Juan Soto trade, Mets Draft, All-Stars, plus Jon Morosi joins the show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 54:42

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo take no break during the MLB All-Star Break, and deliver a jam-packed Episode 16 of The Mets Pod! The guys welcome Jon Morosi of NBC Sports and MLB Network to the show, and the crew covers all the ins and outs of the Juan Soto trade speculation, as well as other trade deadline rumors, and the state of the Mets so far in 2022. Later in the show, Connor puts Joe on the spot regarding any potential Mets deal for Juan Soto, and then the guys recap the Home Run Derby and a very active MLB Draft for the Amazins. Finally, Connor and Joe wrap the show with the TMP First Half Awards, as they hand out the hardware for some first half of the season stand outs for the Mets. Be sure to subscribe to The Mets Pod at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!Today's Show:0:00 Welcome to the show0:54 Jon Marosi talks Juan Soto5:05 Would Nationals trade Soto to the Mets?10:34 Luis Castillo moved before the deadline?12:39 Trade market for DH15:09 Playoff format impacting trade deadline19:39 Impressions of Mets in the first half23:54 How the league views the Mets under Steve Cohen28:34 All-in on Juan Soto?32:27 Home Run Derby: Pete Goes Down35:36 MLB Draft - Kevin Parada39:19 MLB Draft - Jett Williams41:43 First Half Awards: Sky Miles Champion44:02 Unsung Hero of First Half46:14 Mr. Extension: Who should the Mets extend first?48:37 Best Buck Showalter moment49:52 Biggest surprise from the first half51:49 Biggest Let Down so far53:55 Closing thoughtsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Mets battle the Braves, and talking draft with Mets VP of Amateur/International Scouting Tommy Tanous

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 43:56

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo have a lot to do during Episode 15 of The Mets Pod, as the Mets battle the Braves on their way towards the All-Star break, and the guys preview the MLB Draft with Mets VP of Amateur and International Scouting Tommy Tanous. Leading off, Connor and Joe cover the huge Mets series in Atlanta which started with a Max Scherzer gem, the issues of the offense, and how Luis Guillorme should fit into the lineup moving forward. Then, the guys chat with Tommy Tanous to break down the upcoming MLB Draft, and to discuss the organization's scouting structure and strategy for a draft in which the Mets have 5 of the first 90 picks. Later, Connor and Joe look at how the James McCann injury may affect the timing of the big league debut for Francisco Alvarez, and then wrap the show with a Mailbag segment focused on improving the bullpen at the MLB Trade Deadline. Be sure to subscribe to The Mets Pod at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!0:00 Welcome to the show1:13 Max Scherzer vs the Braves4:36 deGrom and Scherzer coming back late6:44 Luis Guillorme9:29 The DH Spot13:10 Tommy Tanous on MLB Draft14:22 Evaluating pitchers post surgery15:56 Pressue of a bunch of high picks17:56 The team's draft board19:24 Steve Cohen's involvement20:34 Continuity in scouting staff23:27 Internal changes to scouting25:01 Francisco Alvarez27:41 Big Picture for the Mets in the draft30:21 Impact of James McCann's injury on Francisco Alvarez35:24 Mark Vientos37:04 How many bullpen arms do the Mets need before the deadline?39:08 Could Edwin Diaz get some Cy Young votes?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Filling out a Mets roster with Max Scherzer, Jacob deGrom, and maybe Francisco Alvarez?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 40:16

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo deliver Episode 14 of The Mets Pod, on the day that Max Scherzer delivers himself back to the Mets. The guys cover the return of Mad Max, as well as the rehab of Jacob deGrom, the continued success of Taijuan Walker, and the recent home run binge for Eduardo Escobar. Later in the show, Connor and Joe talk about the promotion of Francisco Alvarez to Triple-A, and examine the timeline for him to make his major league debut. The guys wrap the show with some MLB Draft chatter (with much more to come), and a Mailbag segment focused on second-half “bounce-back” candidates. Be sure to subscribe to The Mets Pod at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!Today's Show:0:00 Welcome to the show2:03 Max Scherzer is back4:55 Jacob deGrom10:04 Taijuan Walker the unsung hero15:32 Eduardo Escobar19:35 Francisco Alvarez Triple-A Debut25:24 MLB Draft Preview31:17 Kumar Rocker news33:21 College pitching class34:40 Biggest player letdown, 2nd half bounce backSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Mad Max on the Fury Road back to the Mets, plus All-Star talk and trade chatter

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 42:55

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo are back with Episode 13 of The Mets Pod, as Max Scherzer continues to work his way back to the Mets, and the guys talk about the possibility of Mad Max pairing up in a battery with Mets top catching prospect Francisco Alvarez for a night in Double-A. Connor and Joe also discuss pitching targets at the MLB Trade Deadline, reveal their votes for Mets to make the All-Star Game, and break down the Braves and the race for the NL East. Later, the guys open the Mailbag to take on questions about trade strategy and Buck Showalter's influence on the team. Be sure to subscribe to The Mets Pod at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!0:00 Welcome to the show1:12 Max Scherzer throwing to Francisco Alvarez4:14 Pitching help at the deadline13:39 All-Star Selections18:19 Jeff McNeil is BACK28:11 A look around the division31:59 Francisco Lindor35:26 Mailbag: Trade deadline39:15 Importance of Buck Showalter41:45 Closing thoughtsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    The Mets look to win and get stronger, as they wait for Mad Max, McCann, and May

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 41:16

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo drop Episode 12 of The Mets Pod, as the Mets continue a successful stretch despite dealing with injuries. The guys look at the starting rotation, discuss whether or not Taijuan Walker's recent run is sustainable, and chat about what the team can do to make the starting staff stronger with potential outside help. Connor and Joe also consider DH options for later in the season, the composition of the bullpen with a struggling Seth Lugo and the potential comeback of Trevor May, and what to expect from Max Scherzer and James McCann upon their returns. Later, the guys go “down on the farm” for updates on prospects Ronny Mauricio and Mark Vientos, and then open the Mailbag to answer listener questions about trading for rental players at the MLB Trade Deadline and what the Mets might do in the MLB Draft. Be sure to subscribe to The Mets Pod at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!Today's Show:0:00 Welcome to the show1:10 Mets-Marlins recap3:03 Taijuan Walker's success5:14 Do the Mets need starter depth?7:52 The DH Spot: Who outside the Mets could fit?15:02 Max Scherzer's impact upon return17:39 Seth Lugo's struggles20:33 Trevor May22:47 Travis Jankowski24:29 James McCann25:47 Mets Minors Roundup: Ronny Mauricio28:28 Mark Vientos31:35 Potential Trade Deadline pieces?33:10 Mailbag: Worth trading top prospects for a rental?36:05 Mets Top 5 Draft pick predictions38:19 Flexiblity impact in the draftSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    The Mets Pod is Live from Citi Field, as the Mets come home

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 37:13

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo bring you Episode 11 of The Mets Pod Live from Citi Field, as the Mets return home from their West Coast trip. Connor and Joe are surrounded by Mets fans as the team returns to Queens to face the Brewers with the NL East race heating up. They guys recap the trip to California, look at the home stand ahead, break down the all-of-a-sudden-red-hot NL East competition, and marvel at the continued performance of Pete Alonso. Later in the show, the guys talk about the future for Francisco Alvarez, the dominance of Edwin Diaz, and the deals that could go down at the MLB Trade Deadline. And yes, the Mailbag also traveled to Citi Field for listener questions to be answered! Be sure to subscribe to The Mets Pod at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Mets Assistant GM Ben Zauzmer stops by the show, as the Mets continue California Dreamin'

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 26:19

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo welcome Mets Assistant GM Ben Zauzmer to Episode 10 of The Mets Pod, SNY's podcast covering all things New York Mets. Connor and Joe talk to Ben about his time with the Dodgers, and what successful elements he saw in Los Angeles that can translate to New York. They also discuss the growth of the Mets research and development department, how analytics are used throughout the organization, the day-to-day of an assistant GM, and owner Steve Cohen's focus on ways to build the Mets over the long-term. Ben also reveals the work behind his “Oscarmetrics” offseason project, a statistical model that correctly predicted 19 out of 20 Academy Awards last year! Connor and Joe also cover the early Mets returns from their West Coast trip, and open the Mailbag to answer a question about the defensive development of catching prospect Francisco Alvarez. Be sure to subscribe to The Mets Pod at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!Today's Show:0:00 Mets Assistant GM Ben Zauzmer joins the show and big news about The Mets Pod1:55 Recapping some wins on the West Coast4:45 JD Davis and Eduardo Escobar might be getting hot5:25 Joe's funny story about Eduardo Escobar hitting for the cycle7:05 Mets Assistant GM Ben Zauzmer joins the show7:20 Mets vs Dodgers series8:10 What worked for the Dodgers organization that can work for the Mets9:15 Balance of data analytics and traditional scouting10:38 Mets growth in research and development12:08 Describing the day-to-day for the assistant GMs13:52 Collaborating on the MLB Draft16:10 Steve Cohen's focus on technology and development short and long term17:40 Ben Zauzmer's “Oscarmetrics” – predicting the Academy Awards21:50 Mailbag: Is Francisco Alvarez developing defensively?23:45 Mailbag: Would you sign up for only 1 guaranteed Mets World Series win in 10 years?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Keith Hernandez joins the show, as the Mets continue to roll

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 36:08

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo welcome Keith Hernandez to an all-new episode of The Mets Pod, SNY's podcast covering all things New York Mets, as the Mets continue their winning ways and build their lead in the NL East. The guys talk to Keith about the impact of Buck Showalter, the consistent hustle the Mets show on a daily basis, and how the new additions in the offseason have fit so well with the players already here. Keith also talks about the offensive approach of Jeff McNeil, shares the story of how Mets owner Steve Cohen broke the news to him about his upcoming jersey retirement, and reveals his plans for Old Timer's Day. Later, Connor and Joe open up the Mailbag and answer a question that leads to a long answer on Luis Guillorme. Be sure to subscribe to The Mets Pod at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!Today's Show: 0:00 Keith Hernandez is here!1:01 Recapping the last few for the Mets4:39 Eduardo Escobar's walk-off6:56 Francisco Lindor and Pete Alonso9:12 Keith Hernandez on Buck Showalter12:54 Finding out about jersey retirement14:37 The veteran impact: running hard to first base17:17 Contact hitters vs 3 outcome20:19 Brandon Nimmo analysis23:31 Jeff McNeil analysis25:43 Which Met is an All-Star?27:31 Old-Timers' Day29:25 What stood out from Keith?31:17 Mailbag: Luis Guillorme's future with the Mets?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Francisco Lindor and Pete Alonso lead the way, as the Mets fight through injuries

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 41:17

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo drop Episode 8 of The Mets Pod, SNY's podcast covering all things New York Mets, as the guys look at how the Mets are fighting through injuries and a challenging schedule heading into June. Connor and Joe talk about how the team is staying on top of the NL East with contributions from Francisco Lindor, Pete Alonso, and many others. The guys also discuss the DH rotation, the MLB trade market, and the pitchers who can hold the fort without Max Scherzer and Jacob deGrom in the rotation. Later, Connor and Joe deliver a farm report with updates from the minor league system, and wrap the show with a Mailbag segment featuring listener questions. Be sure to subscribe to The Mets Pod at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    As the Mets rotation turns, what's next for Jacob deGrom, Tylor Megill, and David Peterson?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 43:10

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo are back with Episode 7 of The Mets Pod, SNY's podcast covering all things New York Mets. The guys dive deep into the starting rotation, as the Mets dive into the depth of their available starter options. Connor and Joe react to the latest injury recovery update concerning Jacob deGrom, discuss who will step in for Tylor Megill, and look at any other options in the system if the team needs more starters soon. The guys also look at the bullpen, debate a contract extension for Brandon Nimmo, and take on some new additions to the rogues' gallery of Mets “villains” – Jesse Winker and Paul Sewald. The show wraps up with another big Mailbag segment, featuring listener questions about Jeff McNeil's place in the lineup, the trade value of Dom Smith, and any options out there to fortify the catcher position. Be sure to subscribe to The Mets Pod at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!0:00 Welcome to the show1:24 Jacob deGrom update3:15 David Peterson in for Tylor Megill?5:18 The bullpen concerns9:21 Colin Holderman10:46 Tommy Hunter12:05 Mariner Series Recap - Paul Sewald16:06 Jesse Winker18:58 Brandon Nimmo24:29 Mailbag: Jeff McNeil lineup spot29:22 Starting pitcher backup?31:48 Value of Dom Smith on trade market?36:04 Trading for a catcher?41:11 Closing thoughts

    As the Mets extend their winning ways, will they also extend Chris Bassitt?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 38:10

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo are back with Episode 6 of The Mets Pod, SNY's podcast covering all things New York Mets. The guys look back at a special Friday night in Philadelphia, as the Mets pulled off a 9th inning comeback for the ages, and they also do a deep dive on the success of Chris Bassitt and what a possible contract extension might look like if the Mets and Bassitt were down to do a deal. Later in the show, Connor and Joe deliver a farm report with updates on prospects Francisco Alvarez, Alex Ramirez, and Calvin Ziegler. They also break the Mailbag wide open, with answers to listener questions about the team's immediate future at catcher, a possible 6-man rotation, and other contract extensions that the Mets may consider for certain players. Be sure to subscribe to The Mets Pod at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!0:00 Welcome to the show1:47 The Philly comeback6:44 Chris Bassitt14:19 Francisco Alvarez rough patch16:21 Alex Ramirez19:21 Calvin Ziegler21:38 Mailbag: Who's stock would you sell?25:42 Target Wilson Contreras?28:22 Is a 6-man rotation in play when deGrom comes back?31:41 Nimmo, Bassitt, and Diaz extensions?36:50 Closing thoughts

    Mets pitching coach Jeremy Hefner joins the show to talk no-hitter and the pitching staff

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 34:57

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo drop Episode 5 of The Mets Pod, as Mets pitching coach Jeremy Hefner drops by the podcast! The guys talk to Jeremy all about the combined no-hitter the Mets threw at Citi Field, the impressive work by Edwin Diaz to close it out, and how the coaching staff managed the game as it went along. The crew also covers Hefner's career overall, his interactions with the various personalities on the pitching staff, how the team incorporates analytics, getting to know Max Scherzer, and what has helped Tylor Megill and Drew Smith make huge improvements so far in 2022. Later in the show, Connor and Joe also discuss the team's decision to part with Robinson Cano, next steps for a struggling Trevor May, and Mailbag questions about the Mets offense and the upcoming MLB Draft. Be sure to subscribe to The Mets Pod at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!0:00 Jeremy Hefner joins the show1:19 Combined No-Hitter3:46 Managing the bullpen through no-hitter4:46 Edwin Diaz6:25 Being a pitching coach after being a pitcher7:49 Managing superstar arms10:06 Handling Max Scherzer11:26 Balancing analytics12:54 Tylor Megill15:19 Drew Smith16:51 Robinson Cano DFA21:22 Trevor May injury24:56 What's the plan for David Peterson?27:21 Mailbag: Is this offense sustainable?31:15 Who will be 1st overall pick in MLB Draft?

    Mets Assistant GM Ian Levin stops by the show, as roster moves loom

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 27:05

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo are back with Episode 4 of The Mets Pod, SNY's all-new podcast covering every angle of the New York Mets. Connor and Joe welcome New York Mets Assistant GM Ian Levin to the show, who joins the guys to talk about his role with the team, how the analytics department has evolved, what the offseason was like in the lead-up to the lockout, and how things operate under new GM Billy Eppler. Later, Connor and Joe talk about a crazy comeback in St Louis, the roster cut down that's coming to MLB, and debate what to do about a struggling Robinson Cano. The show wraps with the Mailbag, which this week features Jeff McNeil chatter and a separate chat about prospects come and gone. Be sure to subscribe to The Mets Pod at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!0:38 Mets assistant GM Ian Levin joins the show2:27 Levin on analytics4:32 Steve Cohen's impact6:13 The Escobar, Canha, Marte, Scherzer signings8:16 Early roster impressions9:22 A Wild Win in St. Louis14:02 Looming roster moves15:58 Robinson Cano19:52 Jeff McNeil bounce back22:49 All time favorite Mets prospect who never made it

    Pete Alonso Best At DH, Why Francisco Alvarez Needs More Time in Minors

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 35:25

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo drop a new episode of The Mets Pod, SNY's all-new podcast covering every angle of the New York Mets. Connor and Joe discuss Buck Showalter's impressive knowledge of rulebook loopholes and how the Mets pitching staff is off to an historic start of the season. The guys also touch on why Pete Alonso is best suited for a DH role despite him wanting to play first base while Joe provides insight as to why top catching prospect Francisco Alvarez needs more time in the minors and fans need to be patient with his development. Lastly, the guys close the show by opening the Mailbag. Be sure to subscribe to The Mets Pod at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!Today's Show:0:00 Welcome to the show2:18 Buck Showalter's impact6:44 The Mets rotation11:23 Carlos Carrasco14:06 Tylor Megill17:10 Pete Alonso DH vs 1B21:36 Francisco Alvarez27:18 Drew Smith vs Seth Lugo31:34 Travis Jankowski

    Riding the Mets Opening Week Roller Coaster

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 32:36

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo drop Episode 2 of The Mets Pod, SNY's all-new podcast covering every angle of the New York Mets. Connor and Joe welcome SNY MLB Insider Andy Martino to the show for a look at the first turn of the starting rotation, as well internal and external options for help if injuries continue to hit the staff. The guys also do a deep dive into the immediate and long-term future for Jacob deGrom, and chat about the early moves of Buck Showalter. Later, Connor and Joe deliver some early season overreactions, Joe recaps what he saw from prospects Francisco Alvarez and Brett Baty at Double-A Binghamton's opening game, and the guys close the show by opening the Mailbag. Be sure to subscribe to The Mets Pod at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!0:00 Welcome to the show1:30 Andy Martino joins the show2:13 The Mets rotation4:30 Minor leauge options?6:24 Jacob deGrom plan8:55 deGrom opt out11:23 Buck Showalter14:00 Billy Eppler and management upgrade15:57 Early overreaction: Bullpen20:35 Tylor Megill23:11 Jeff McNeil bounce back25:10 Farm System Update: Brett Baty26:49 Francisco Alvarez29:12 Mailbag: Will Buck continue rotation players?

    Opening Day for The Mets Pod

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 41:07

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo throw out their first pitch of the 2022 season, with Opening Day for The Mets Pod presented by Verizon! The guys drop the first episode of SNY's all-new podcast covering every single thing about the New York Mets. Connor and Joe deliver all kinds of Mets predictions, do a deep dive on the starting rotation following the Jacob deGrom injury news, share their favorite Opening Day memories, and dip into the Mailbag – where they debate Brandon Nimmo vs Starling Marte for the leadoff spot in the lineup. Be sure to subscribe to The Mets Pod presented by Version at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!0:00 Welcome to the Show!1:20 Offseason Summary2:24 Biggest Surprise on the roster?5:50 Bounce Back candidate?8:16 Player to own in fantasy9:45 Scherzer over/under 14.5 wins10:10 Pete Alonso over/under 40.5 HRs11:12 Jacob deGrom over/under 15.5 starts12:27 Francisco Lindor over/under .265 batting average13:48 Mets total wins this season?15:28 Mets playoff prediction17:55 Mets MVP this season?22:48 Jacob deGrom and the rotation28:16 Tylor Megill31:10 Opening Day Memories34:14 The Mailbag - Brandon Nimmo vs Starling Marte37:00 Minor Leaguer that can make an impact

    Welcome to The Mets Pod!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 1:15

    Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo are partnering with SNY to bring you The Mets Pod presented by Verizon, a new podcast dedicated to all things New York Mets! New episodes will drop every Tuesday, and Connor and Joe will have series recaps, farm system updates, prospect rankings, interviews, special guests and more. Look out for the premiere of the show on Tuesday April 5th, just ahead of Opening Day for the 2022 New York Mets!

    Mets move ahead, and a special Shea Goodbye

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 42:43

    Doug Williams and Andy Martino deliver an all-new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as the guys have news about the future that inspires a trip to the past. Doug and Andy go back to the beginning of the show to re-live some funny moments from the start, including the birth of the Shea Anything name and segments like My Saturday Night. Of course the guys return to the present, and discuss the latest Mets news and rumors concerning Javier Baez, the search for starting pitching, the early steps for new GM Billy Eppler, the departure of Aaron Loup, and what to expect from a fast-moving free agent market ahead of an expected MLB work stoppage ahead.

    Billy Eppler, Noah Syndergaard, and more Mets news

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 28:39

    Doug Williams and Keith Hernandez drop an all-new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as the guys discuss the recent departure of pitcher Noah Syndergaard and how that may impact Marcus Stroman and the Mets moving forward. Doug and Keith also go into GM candidate Billy Eppler and what he would need to tackle if he takes over the vacant position. Will a lack of pitching track record be an issue for Eppler despite being able to sign big bats? Keith also states why he believes Michael Conforto will not re-sign with the Mets.

    Mets are still Sandy's show at the GM Meetings, as the search for a GM rolls on

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 41:32

    Doug Williams, Andy Martino, and Jerry Blevins drop an all-new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as Andy drops in from the MLB GM Meetings in California. The guys discuss the latest developments surrounding the Mets' search for a new GM, including the candidates they are pursuing, and the rumors that they are targeting David Stearns of the Milwaukee Brewers to eventually run their operation once his contract with the Brew Crew actually expires. Later, Doug and Jerry chat about the potential desire of free agents to sign with the Mets, as well as a likely work stoppage coming to baseball after the current Collective Bargaining Agreement comes to an end. On a lighter note, Jerry recommends some excellent movies to watch over a long offseason, and also includes some bonus holiday movie suggestions.

    Naming names in the Mets front office search

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 26:50

    Doug Williams and Andy Martino drop an all-new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as news continues to drop regarding the Mets search for new front office executives. Doug and Andy talk about the names that are out there like former Angels GM Billy Eppler, Red Sox assistant GM Raquel Ferreira, and Orioles assistant GM Sig Mejdal – and discuss the pros and cons of each candidate. The guys also cover the Mets decision to officially part ways with acting GM Zack Scott, how things will play out for Sandy Alderson at the GM Meetings, and the next steps in the baseball calendar for the organization – including decisions on qualifying offers for Noah Syndergaard and Michael Conforto.

    The Mets hold on to Hefner, who will they hire next?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 29:21

    Doug Williams and Andy Martino deliver a new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as the Mets continue the search for candidates to join their front office. Doug and Andy break down all the latest news and rumors surrounding the Mets as they hunt for either a new president of baseball operations or a new general manager (or both). They guys discuss some names that have been reported, and the type of executive that the team has targeted. Doug and Andy also react to the news that Jeremy Hefner will return as pitching coach in 2022, and chat about where things stand in the talks between MLB and the MLB Players Union in regards to the soon-to-expire Collective Bargaining Agreement.

    Mets have questions, Shea Anything has answers

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 30:27

    Doug Williams and Jerry Blevins open up the mailbag on an all-new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as the guys answer listener questions about the Mets search for a president of baseball operations, the hiring of a new manager, the status of Jeff McNeil, what it was like playing with Bartolo Colon, and more. Doug and Jerry also discuss Mets front office options beyond David Stearns and Billy Beane, and Jerry drops a Halloween-themed movie recommendation.

    What's on deck for the Mets this offseason?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 31:36

    Doug Williams and Andy Martino are back with an all-new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as the offseason intrigue builds for the New York Mets. Doug and Andy discuss the latest news and rumors surrounding potential candidates for the team's new president of baseball operations, such as David Stearns and Billy Beane. They guys also talk about the Mets moves to let go most of their coaching staff, where the shakeup leaves current pitching coach Jeremy Hefner who is still under contract with the club, and the uncertain future roles with the Mets for Robinson Cano and Sandy Alderson.

    Doug Williams and Jerry Blevins present the Shea Anything Oscars!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 44:37

    Doug Williams and Jerry Blevins combine movies and the Mets on the latest Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as they look back at the 2021 season by handing out the Shea Anything Oscars! Doug and Jerry reveal the best dramatic performance, best costume, best visual effects, best songs, and so much more from the 2021 Mets. Jerry also upgrades the usual Rain Delay Recommendation to a Snow Storm Recommendation, with a suggested movie franchise to watch (or re-watch) in the offseason. The guys also discuss the Mets move to move on from manager Luis Rojas, and how the potential of Billy Beane coming to New York to run the Mets could lead to a potential Moneyball sequel – as this episode begins and ends at the movies.

    Mets move on from Luis Rojas...Doug, Andy and Keith move on from 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 34:35

    Doug Williams, Andy Martino and Keith Hernandez drop an all-new Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, a day after the Mets decided to move on from manager Luis Rojas. The guys discuss what Luis Rojas' future could look like moving forward as well as which managerial candidates could be a good fit for the Mets. All three agree that the new Head of Baseball Operations should be in place first and why Billy Beane would be a very intriguing option with a bigger budget to spend on players.

    Jerry Seinfeld visits SNY, Keith Hernandez revisits Seinfeld and the 2021 Mets

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 30:31

    Doug Williams and Keith Hernandez drop an all-new Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, a day after Jerry Seinfeld dropped by the SNY booth for a visit with Gary, Keith, and Ron. Doug and Keith look back at some of the highlights of the Mets game with Jerry, and Keith reveals his plans to binge watch Seinfeld on Netflix - even the episodes he wasn't in! The guys also talk about the return of Noah Syndergaard, Thor's potential future in New York, and the 2022 bounce back potential for Francisco Lindor, Jeff McNeil, and Dom Smith.

    Hannah Keyser stops by the show, as the Mets are heading for changes

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 43:58

    Doug Williams and guest co-host Hannah Keyser of Yahoo Sports drop an all-new Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as the Mets were officially eliminated from playoff contention and now face an offseason of huge changes. Doug and Hannah take a close look at the front office issues that the Mets have had this season, and how the organization will approach a search for a new team president moving forward. They also discuss the role owner Steve Cohen will play in the immediate future of the franchise, whether or not Luis Rojas will return as manager, some of the roster decisions that the new front office will have to make, and the labor questions facing MLB as the current collective bargaining agreement is set to expire after the season.

    Jerry Blevins talks live TV, Mets pitching, and The Wedding Singer

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 35:40

    Doug Williams and Jerry Blevins are back with an all-new Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as Jerry recaps his time on SNY watching the Mets struggle, and his time at home watching good movies. The guys go behind the scenes of Jerry's appearances on SNY's Mets Pre and Post Game Shows, look at what the Mets might do with Noah Syndergaard and Javier Baez, and examine what went wrong for the team this season. But Doug and Jerry also lighten the mood with a tribute to Aaron Loup, a feel-good movie recommendation, and some solid fake names to use when checking into hotels!

    Mets fan Julian Casablancas of The Strokes and The Voidz joins the show

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 35:59

    Doug Williams and Andy Martino welcome special guest Julian Casablancas to the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as the Mets fan and musician from The Strokes and The Voidz joins the show to talk about the Mets and more. The guys discuss which players the team should hold onto during the offseason, possibilities for a new leader for the organization, the differences between Mets and Yankees fans, and what kind of player fits the Mets and New York. Julian also chats about some music past and future, and Doug and Andy wrap the show with a look at the future of Mets manager Luis Rojas.

    For the Mets, September is sliding away

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 26:17

    Doug Williams and Keith Hernandez are back with a new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as things are getting thin for the Mets during the season's home stretch. Doug and Keith dive into the team's September struggles, the offensive adjustments made by Javier Baez, and whether or not Luis Rojas should take the blame for the Mets lack of success. The guys also look at the ups and downs of Francisco Lindor and Edwin Diaz, and with ESPN's 1986 Mets documentary airing this week, Keith reveals how he approached his relationship with teammate Gary Carter.

    Francisco Lindor has a Mets moment, plus whistling while you work

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 35:05

    Doug Williams and Andy Martino deliver a new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as the Subway Series between the Mets and Yankees delivered a ton of drama in Queens. Doug and Andy do a deep dive on the developing story surrounding Taijuan Walker tipping pitches, and the thought amongst some Mets players that there was whistling coming from the Yankees dugout to signal the pitch selection to their hitters. The guys also cover Francisco Lindor's eventful Sunday, which included jawing with Giancarlo Stanton about the whistling, while winning the Mets fans over with his memorable three home runs in the Subway Series finale. Doug and Andy then wrap the show with a look at the Mets short-term future (a potential Wild Card chase) and long-term future (the search for a potential new team president).

    Down on Diaz, Mets still looking up at Braves

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 33:30

    Doug Williams and Jerry Blevins drop a new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as Edwin Diaz and Luis Rojas come under fire as the Mets struggle in Miami. Doug and Jerry do a deep dive on the command issues that continue to plague Diaz, and examine the controversial calls made recently by the Mets manager. Then the guys look to cheer everybody up with a great baseball story featuring Jerry and Hank Aaron, another “Rain Delay Recommendation” movie selection, and some future fodder surrounding the future of Billy Beane.

    Front Office, Edwin Diaz, and the Mets clubhouse culture moving forward

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 34:15

    Doug Williams and Andy Martino are back with a new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon. With Zack Scott on administrative leave, how could Steve Cohen and Sandy Alderson reshape the front office? Could a big hire be on the horizon this offseason? Doug and Andy also discuss if it's time for the Mets to trade Edwin Diaz who could possibly benefit from a change of scenery. Lastly hear Andy give his opinion of the current clubhouse culture and how the team could benefit from someone who needs to step up and be a David Wright-type leader.

    Keith Hernandez talks boos, thumbs, walk-offs, and winning

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 30:20

    Doug Williams and Keith Hernandez are back with a new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as a crazy week continues to unfold for the Mets. With fallout in the front office ongoing with controversy surrounding acting GM Zack Scott, the guys also look back at the booing and thumbs down story, and how it evolved into some memorable games at Citi Field for the Mets. Keith also reveals what he's seeing with Michael Conforto's swing, and pulls the curtain back on some moments from the SNY booth, including messing with Gary Cohen, a huge call of a walk-off win, and the secrets of his expense reports!

    For the Mets, it's thumbs down all around

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 37:08

    Doug Williams and guest co-host John Harper drop an all-new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as drama drops all around the Mets and their fans with the “thumbs down” controversy. Doug and John dive into the latest Mets storm after Javier Baez' comments about the “thumbs down” gesture has put Mets players in conflict with their own fans, and discuss the short-term and long-term effects this all has on Francisco Lindor. The guys also discuss who it might be in the organization that can get through to Lindor, and how this all reflects on the job status of manager Luis Rojas moving forward.

    Tough time for Mets, story time for Shea Anything

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 49:17

    Doug Williams and Jerry Blevins are back with an all-new Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, where they discuss the latest tough times for the Mets, but also look to cheer up Mets fans with some good stories. Doug and Jerry cover the controversial call made by Luis Rojas on Wednesday night, the continued hitting struggles for the team, and the vocal frustration from the fans at Citi Field. Jerry also responds to a story Anthony Recker told Doug about him on an earlier episode of the podcast, recalls being around the set of the movie Moneyball, and tells the tale of an uncredited movie appearance he made a few years later. Jerry also delivers a very interesting Rain Delay Recommendation, a documentary that involves one of the most classic video games of all-time!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Catching up with Anthony Recker, as the Mets play catch up in the NL East

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 33:52

    Doug Williams welcomes special guest co-host Anthony Recker to the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as the Mets head home after a tough trip out west. The guys examine more struggles on offense, as Anthony reveals how one part of a team slumping can affect the entire clubhouse. They also do a deep dive on James McCann's 2021 season, the performance of Luis Rojas, and Anthony shares an inside story about another member of the cast of Shea Anything!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    The Mets are under fire, on the field and on Twitter

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 28:06

    Doug Williams and Keith Hernandez drop a new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as the New York Mets drop in the standings and owner Steve Cohen is dropping “mean tweets.” Doug and Keith talk about the Mets owner tweeting about the team's offensive struggles, the chance the Mets have to turn things around, and the job that manager Luis Rojas is doing through the chaos. They also look at a recent improved stretch for Michael Conforto, and examine the way the team is dealing with the fallout from their losses on the field. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    As the Mets go west, will their season go south?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 30:44

    Doug Williams and Andy Martino are back with a new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as the New York Mets head west after struggling against the Dodgers and slipping in the standings. Doug and Andy discuss the reasons why the team's offense continues to slump, the injury problems for Jacob deGrom, and how things now look as far as deGrom's future, considering he has an opt out in his contract following the 2022 season.

    Blevins believes, but it's crunch time for the Mets

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 34:44

    Doug Williams and Jerry Blevins deliver a new Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as the New York Mets face the “crunch time” of their 2021 season. Doug and Jerry compare the positive comments about the team from Pete Alonso to the more negative points made by acting GM Zack Scott about the performance of the Mets. The guys also talk about the feeling in the clubhouse during a major slump, and what the future may hold for Luis Rojas, Michael Conforto, and Javier Baez. Jerry also drops another movie as a Rain Delay Recommendation, and recalls the story of how he learned to stop tipping pitches after he was traded to the Mets.

    Are the Mets free falling, or can they turn things around?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 31:44

    Doug Williams and Andy Martino drop an all-new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as the New York Mets are dropping in the NL East standings. Doug and Andy look at what's gone wrong, including the ongoing issues with the offense. They also discuss Mets owner Steve Cohen's potential reactions to the struggles of the season, Pete Alonso's recent positive comments, and the ways manager Luis Rojas is trying to steer the team through these rough waters.

    Mets losing grip on NL East lead; How can Michael Conforto fix his swing?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 29:41

    Doug Williams and Keith Hernandez drop an all-new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, the guys discuss how the Mets' offense has been chasing pitches which has led to inconsistent hitting as their NL East lead slips away. Keith break down what he's seen from Michael Conforto's swing and approach at the plate and how he could possibly fix it. Lastly, Doug and Keith discuss the job Luis Rojas has done navigating this up and down season and how his even-keeled emotions are the best thing for the team during this tough stretch.

    Terry Collins stops by the show for Mets memory lane

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 42:46

    Andy Martino welcomes special guest Terry Collins to the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as the former New York Mets manager stops by the show to share stories from his years in the organization. TC recalls his time as minor league field coordinator working with some of the prospects that would later play for him with the big league club, and then looks back at Matt Harvey's MLB debut, R.A. Dickey's memorable run to the Cy Young, the team's success in 2015, and the mad dash to the Wild Card Game in 2016. Andy and Terry also discuss what it was like working together as “manager and media” during the years Collins skippered the team.

    Talking Mets trade deadlines past, present, and future

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 35:26

    Andy Martino and Jerry Blevins drop an all-new Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as the Mets come up on the MLB Trade Deadline and the stretch run of the season. Jerry shares the story of how he was traded as a prospect in a July deal back in 2007, and also the view from the clubhouse with the Mets when they added talent mid-season in an effort to win. Andy and Jerry also look back at the infamous non-trade of Wilmer Flores in 2015, discuss the level of concern there should be around the health of Jacob deGrom, and face the fact that the Universal DH might be needed to keep pitchers healthy. Jerry also delivers a legendary movie as a Rain Delay Recommendation, but you'll need a very long rain delay to watch it!

    Todd Zeile stops by the show to talk Mets bats and trades

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 40:03

    Andy Martino welcomes special guest co-host Todd Zeile to the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as things are heating up for the Mets with the offense and the MLB Trade Deadline. Todd delivers detailed breakdowns of several Mets hitters, including Jeff McNeil, Michael Conforto, and Dom Smith. Andy and Todd also go deep on rumors and strategies surrounding what the Mets could do ahead of the MLB Trade Deadline, and go back in time to re-visit the beginning of David Wright's career in 2004.

    Keith talks Cincinnati chili, Pittsburgh pitfalls, and the homestand ahead

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 33:45

    Doug Williams and Keith Hernandez are back with a new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as the Mets get ready for a huge homestand following an up and down trip through Pittsburgh and Cincinnati. Doug and Keith discuss Gary Cohen's comments about Skyline Chili in Cincinnati, what is was like calling crazy games against Pittsburgh with Gary Thorne, the struggles of Edwin Diaz, and the possible emergence of the Mets offense. The guys also look at what the Mets need to do ahead of the MLB Trade Deadline, and spoiler alert – it's pitching help!

    The Mets roller coaster continues to roll up, down, and sideways

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 33:51

    Doug Williams and Andy Martino drop a new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, following a dramatic weekend for the Mets that featured a big come-from-behind win, and big come-from ahead loss, and more big injury news. The guys react to the latest Jacob deGrom injury problems, the struggles of Edwin Diaz, and a rare emotional outburst from manager Luis Rojas. Doug and Andy also take the temperature of the Mets as the MLB trade deadline approaches, as they look into where things stand with potential additions, and what this team actually needs as the race for the NL East gets tighter.

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