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Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Terry Collins Talks Mets Playoff Push, Rotation, World Series Chances

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

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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Mets Sweep Pirates, Scherzer's Back, Playoff Clincher, Fan Voicemails

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

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 46:40 Very Popular


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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Mets Reclaim First Place, Escobar's Hot, Guillorme's Back

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

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 41:09 Very Popular


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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Don't Panic, Mets Fans feat. Mike Puma

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

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 41:02 Very Popular


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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Live Mets Old Timers' Day Show from EBBS Brewing Co.

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

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2022 46:30 Very Popular


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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Clutch Canha, Subway Series, Mets Old Timers' Day feat. Marc Luino, James Schiano

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

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 50:47 Very Popular


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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Mets' Dominant Rotation, Figgie Pitches, “Narco” Mania feat. Blasterjaxx

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

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 49:48 Very Popular


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

Boomer & Gio
World Series or Bust for Mets; Yanks Lose a Tough One; Zach Wilson Seems Mature

Boomer & Gio

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 40:25 Very Popular


Hour 2 The 7am hour starts with talk about the Mets expectations this season. It's World Series or bust. That's the expectation of the team and the fans. Gio wonders if you can buy Mets playoff tickets yet. Jerry returns for another update but first we take a call from someone who was at an 83 year old woman's funeral and she had a Boomer Jets jersey there. The Yankees lost 1-0 in Seattle in 13 innings. They were shut down by Luis Castillo and wasted a solid start by Gerrit Cole. Everything is going the Mets' way, they beat the Reds again last night. Nelson Figueroa threw 119 pitches for the Staten Island Ferryhawks as an emergency pitcher last night. And Mike Tomlin talked about the Steelers QB situation. In the final segment of the hour, we talk about the Lions on Hard Knocks and how it's pretty much the same thing every year. Boomer & Gio can't wait to hear Dolphins coach Mike McDaniels audio all season long. Boomer was impressed with Zach Wilson yesterday and said he seems a lot more mature than last year.

Boomer & Gio
Boomer & Gio Podcast

Boomer & Gio

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 160:07 Very Popular


Hour 1: Boomer & Gio are back in the studio today and start with the Mets amazing season so far. They talked about the importance of getting Max Scherzer. The Yankees lost to the Mariners 1-0 in 13 innings. They were shut down by Luis Castillo, who the Yankees wanted before the trade deadline. Jerry is here for his first update of the day and starts with the Yankees losing 1-0 in 13 innings. The Mets beat the Reds again and Carlos Carrasco got his 13th win. Shohei Ohtani now has 10 wins and 25 HRs. Keith Hernandez trolls the Phillies last night. Roger Goodell continues to seek a full season suspension for Deshaun Watson. Lions' coach Dan Campbell has an interesting quote from Hard Knocks. Kyrie's agent says he does not hate Steve Nash or Sean Marks. He is about peace and love. In the final segment of the hour, we talk about Mekhi Becton's knee injury.  Hour 2: The 7am hour starts with talk about the Mets expectations this season. It's World Series or bust. That's the expectation of the team and the fans. Gio wonders if you can buy Mets playoff tickets yet. Jerry returns for another update but first we take a call from someone who was at an 83 year old woman's funeral and she had a Boomer Jets jersey there. The Yankees lost 1-0 in Seattle in 13 innings. They were shut down by Luis Castillo and wasted a solid start by Gerrit Cole. Everything is going the Mets' way, they beat the Reds again last night. Nelson Figueroa threw 119 pitches for the Staten Island Ferryhawks as an emergency pitcher last night. And Mike Tomlin talked about the Steelers QB situation. In the final segment of the hour, we talk about the Lions on Hard Knocks and how it's pretty much the same thing every year. Boomer & Gio can't wait to hear Dolphins coach Mike McDaniels audio all season long. Boomer was impressed with Zach Wilson yesterday and said he seems a lot more mature than last year.  Hour 3: The 8am hour starts with the story of a Pirates rookie sliding into third base yesterday and his cell phone fell out of his pocket. Boomer watched Jets practice yesterday and said it's a relaxed atmosphere. Mayor Fox of Bradley Beach calls in to say Al volunteered to help police. Jerry returns for another update but first we compare Boomer's & Al's calves. The Yankees lost 1-0 in 13 innings and the Mets beat the Reds again. Jerry has audio of host Chris Moore having trouble speaking. Jerry finishes up with some NFL notes from around the league. In the final segment of the hour, 47% of NFL viewers said they had no idea Amazon has the Thursday Night Football package. Boomer says there are 12,000 restaurants still in the streets in NYC.  Hour 4: The 9am hour starts with talk about a video Case Keenum made where he tried to get autographs from teammates. We talk about the file the company has on Eddie for the bad things he has done in the past. Eddie wanted to drop a ‘MILF” drop during the Zach Wilson interview yesterday but he didn't. A caller wants to know why the Nets don't just make KD sit there. Jerry returns for his final update of the day. Yanks were shut out in 13 innings in Seattle and the Mets beat the Reds again. The new owner of the Bronocs doesn't know how to say ‘Goodell'. Jerry has fun audio from Lions Head Coach Dan Campbell. In the final segment of the show we take a few calls including one on Deshaun Watson and one on players wanting out before their contracts are up.

Side Retired Podcast
August 9th Recap: Mets, Reds & FerryHawks??

Side Retired Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 13:52


Dylan Campione & Harry Kilman are back breaking down all things from August 9, 2022. Hear the guys thoughts on the Mets vs Reds matchup including Francisco Lindor setting Mets history, Carlos Carrasco on cruise control, Juan Soto's first home run as a Padre and the legend of Nelson Figueroa!  Great news! Side Retired is now partnered with Seatgeek! For all ticketing needs go to Seatgeek.com and use promo code SIDERETIREDPOD for $20 off your first order!  We've got you covered from all things ranging from sporting events to concerts including the Mets, Yankees & Big Time Rush. Yes, this means we are officially taking you out to the ballgame! 

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
DeGrom, Mets Make Statement Destroying The Braves feat. Cleon Jones

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

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 41:24 Very Popular


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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
What Will Scorching Hot Mets do at Trade Deadline?

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

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 41:44 Very Popular


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

After Hours with Amy Lawrence
Nelson Figueroa | Former MLB Pitcher, Podcast Host

After Hours with Amy Lawrence

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 16:27


Former MLB Pitcher and current co-host of the "Amazin' But True" Mets Podcast Nelson Figueroa joins the show to recap Game 1 of the Subway Series, and MORE!

After Hours with Amy Lawrence
7-27-22 After Hours with Amy Lawrence PODCAST: Hour 2

After Hours with Amy Lawrence

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 40:29


Former MLB pitcher Nelson Figueroa joins the show | Should the Angels trade Shohei Ohtani? | What have the Dallas Cowboys been up to this offseason?

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Subway Series Preview feat. Edgardo Alfonzo

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

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 41:41 Very Popular


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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Mets All-Star Recap, Second Half Preview feat. Edwin Diaz, Jeff McNeil, Pete Alonso

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

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 42:58 Very Popular


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

Dukes & Bell
New York Mets analyst Nelson Figueroa with Dukes & Bell!

Dukes & Bell

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 11:47


New York Mets analyst Nelson Figueroa joined Dukes & Bell to talk about the series with the Braves that starts tonight at Truist field, Figueroa talked about how the Braves have cut the division lead to 1 ½ game. Plus why Figueroa thinks it is way too early for the pressure to be on either team.

Dukes & Bell
Is all the pressure on the Mets in series with Braves?

Dukes & Bell

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 0:42


New York Mets analyst Nelson Figueroa joined Dukes & Bell to talk about the series with the Braves that starts tonight at Truist field, Figueroa talked about why it is way too early for pressure to be on either team in this three game series.

Dukes & Bell
The heat is on for Mets/Braves!

Dukes & Bell

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 37:02


(Hour 5 7-11-22) Dukes & Bell hit THE TOP 3 AT 6, hear from Nelson Figueroa on Mets/Braves and ask what was your most awkward dating situation?

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Live Keith Hernandez Day Show from EBBS Brewing Co.

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

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2022 31:28 Very Popular


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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Escobar Party, DeGrom's Rehab, Mad Max Returns feat. Jon Heyman

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

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 43:03 Very Popular


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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Which Mets Should Be All-Stars? feat. Adam Ottavino

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

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 40:28 Very Popular


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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Live Show from EBBS Brewing Co. feat. Tommy Hunter

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

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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Mets Survive West Coast Trip, Will We See Alvarez in 2022?

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

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 47:16 Very Popular


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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Mets Are The Best Team in the National League

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

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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Plummer Flushes Phillies in Mets' First Sweep

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

Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 41:16 Very Popular


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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Mets Continue Winning Despite Adversity feat. Dwight Gooden

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

Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 46:40 Very Popular


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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Mets Lose First Series, Sewald, Winker, Spanish Academy

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

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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
The 2022 Mets Are Built Different feat. Mike Puma

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

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 44:03 Very Popular


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

Staten Island FerryHawks Baseball Network
May 8, 2022 - Pregame Interview: Nelson Figueroa

Staten Island FerryHawks Baseball Network

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 6:30


Jonny Wincott chats with FerryHawks Pitching Coach Nelson Figueroa before a Mother's Day doubleheader between Staten Island and Gastonia at Community Park.

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Mets Throw No-No, Say No to Cano feat. Kelsie Whitmore

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

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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Mets Keep The April Good Times Rolling

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

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 45:30 Very Popular


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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Memorable Mets' Home Opener Weekend feat. Howie Rose

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

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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Mets' Rotation Dazzles in Opening Series feat. Frank Fleming

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

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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
2022 Mets Season Preview, Predictions feat. Mike Puma

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

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 46:02 Very Popular


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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Mookie Wilson Talks 2022 Mets, Showalter, Ownership, Old Timers' Day

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

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

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

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

Baseball and BBQ
Baseball and BBQ Episode #125: Pulling off the rare triple play with former MLB player, Nelson Figueroa, Barbecue Hall of Fame inductee, David Knight, and spring training correspondent, Gary Looney

Baseball and BBQ

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2022 135:14


Baseball and BBQ Episode #125 features a rare triple play as we speak with former Major League Baseball player, Nelson Figueroa, Barbecue Hall of Fame inductee, David Knight, and Los Angeles Angels spring training correspondent, Gary Looney Nelson Figueroa loves baseball, a fact that cannot be denied.  Drafted 833rd overall by the New York Mets in the 30th round of the 1995 Major League Baseball draft, the man affectionately known as Figgy spent the next 19 years playing in the Major Leagues as well as other leagues all over the world, not just for the money, but because he loved playing ball.  in 2015, shortly after hanging up his spikes for good, he began his second career phase as the pre and post-game analyst for the New York Mets broadcasts on SNY.  All of this is discussed on the show, but we will have to have him back on as a few days after we spoke he began career phase three as the new pitching coach for the Staten Island FerryHawks of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. David Knight was inducted into the Barbecue Hall of Fame in 2016 in the business/industry category.  He is the President and founder of Ole Hickory Pits, a leading manufacturer of commercial and residential barbecue smoker ovens sold worldwide.  David is one of those rare individuals who knew from a very early age what he wanted to do for a career.  He started with a restaurant and later began manufacturing and selling his own pits.  You can learn more about Ole Hickory Pits at https://www.olehickorypits.com/   David has touched the lives of so many people, but is really so humble and respectful of the the numerous individuals who love live fire cooking and admire his role in BBQ.            Gary Looney makes his long awaited return.  Jeff first met Gary in 2020 at the Los Angeles Angels spring training camp complex in Arizona and a friendship quickly developed.  Gary appeared with us on episodes 56 and 87.  He once again offers great insight on a lockout delayed spring training and offers his thoughts on what to expect this season.  Having him on has become an annual tradition and his baseball knowledge is a great addition to any episode.            We recommend you go to Fifth & Cherry, https://fifthandcherry.com for wonderful cutting boards, the Pandemic Baseball Book Club, https://www.pbbclub.com  to find many of the wonderful books we have featured as well as some additional swag, and BBQ Buddha, https://bbqbuddha.com/ for rubs and award-winning sauces. We conclude the show with the song, "Baseball Always Brings You Home" by the musician, Dave Dresser, and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We truly appreciate our listeners and hope that all of you are staying safe. If you would like to contact the show, we would love to hear from you.   Call the show:  (516) 855-8214 Email:  baseballandbbq@gmail.comTwitter:  @baseballandbbqInstagram:  baseballandbarbecueYouTube:  baseball and bbqWebsite:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq

WLIE 540 AM SPORTSTALKNY
Nelson Figueroa

WLIE 540 AM SPORTSTALKNY

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 6, 2022 52:37


Nelson Figueroa attended Brandeis University from 1992–1995 where he pitched for three years and earned a bachelor's degree in American Studies. In 1994, he played collegiate summer baseball in the Cape Cod League.He was drafted by the New York Mets in the 30th round of the 1995 Major League Baseball draft. He was 26 years old when he broke into the big leagues on June 3, 2000, with the Arizona Diamondbacks.becoming the first Brandeis University alumnus to reach the major leagues He would go onto to have a 9 year major league career playing for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Philadelphia Phillies, Milwaukee Brewers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Mets, and Houston Astros. He also played for the Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions of the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) in Taiwan. he also was maybe one of the best  post-game studio analyst on New York Mets SNY broadcasts. It is a pleasure to welcome back the brand new pitching coach for the Staten Island Ferryhawks . Tune in each week on streaming on the 365sportscast.com network or on www.sportstalknylive.com as well as facebook live at 11 am Sundays for the live broadcast, also on the 365sportscast iPhone, Android and Alexa apps

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

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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Mets Mean Business Signing Scherzer, Marte feat. Mike Puma

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

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

THE BIG MAHOMES SHOW
BIG MAHOMES w/ Guest Nelson Figueroa, Former MLB Player

THE BIG MAHOMES SHOW

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 27:36


Pat Mahomes, Sr. “Big Pat”, sits down with former MLB player and teammate, Nelson Figueroa. The two discuss all things baseball and get real about the Old School versus New School game of baseball. On this episode of The Big Mahomes Show! FOLLOW BIG PAT on IG THEBIGMAHOMESSHOW BIG MAHOMES SHOW ON FACEBOOK FOLLOW PAT ON TWITTER Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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

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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Who Should Replace Luis Rojas as Mets Manager?

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

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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Omar Minaya Talks 2021 Mets, Alderson, Cohen

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

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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Mets Eliminated From Playoff Contention feat. Mike Puma

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

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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Terry Collins Talks State of the Mets, Luis Rojas' Future

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

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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Can The Mets Pull Off a Miracle Run? feat. Dwight Gooden

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

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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Luis Rojas Managing Mets Out of Playoff Race

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

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

Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Baseball Podcast from New York Post Sports
Subway Series Crossover with Pinstripe Pod

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

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