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A New York Mets podcast.

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Episode 286: Pessimism in Mountain Time

6/21/2018
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Amazin' Avenue Audio, Episode 286: Pessimism in Mountain Time Welcome back to Amazin’ Avenue Audio, where we try to help Chris regain some hope about the Mets. This week, Brian Salvatore and Chris McShane talk about the general pessimism surrounding this time, and lament the fact that Dom Smith is playing in the outfield. (1:20) Next up, Steve Sypa takes a look at the recent standout performances in the minor leagues. (32:01) Aaron Yorke looks at the current state of the rotation. (37:14)...

Duration:00:52:07

Episode 285: In the Jackpot

6/14/2018
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Welcome back to Amazin’ Avenue Audio, where we try to play GM and try to figure out the etymology of folksy umpire expressions. This week, Brian Salvatore and Allison McCague discuss the general state of the Mets (spoiler - it's bad), talk about how to improve the team quickly, and discuss the best video of the year. (1:05) Next up, Steve Sypa takes a look at the prep players the Mets took in the draft last week. (1:13:42) As always, you can listen or subscribe to the podcast through Apple...

Duration:01:31:29

Episode 284: 2018 Draft Recap

6/10/2018
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Welcome back to Amazin’ Avenue Audio, where we try to find some hope in the future - specifically, Jarred Kelenic. This week, Steve Sypa joins Chris McShane to talk about the 2018 MLB Draft, and to see what the Mets did with their highest draft pick in over a decade. As always, you can listen or subscribe to the podcast through Apple Podcasts, where we encourage you to leave a review if you enjoy the show. It really helps! And you can find us on the Stitcher app, listen through the...

Duration:00:54:34

Episode 283: The Brandon Nimmo Spectacular!

6/1/2018
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Welcome back to Amazin’ Avenue Audio, where we ignore this terrible week and focus on Number Nine. First up, Brian Salvatore, Chris McShane, and Rob Wolff discuss how Brandon Nimmo's 2018 has taken us by surprise, and what we think he can do over the course of the season. (2:22) Next up, Allison McCague chats with noted Nimmo superfan Jenna Jacobs (@jennaashyln) about what makes Nimmo so great and so easy to root for.(33:26) Finally, Steve Sypa looks at Nimmo's initial scouting report, and...

Duration:01:00:17

Episode 282: Joey is the only bat

5/24/2018
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Welcome back to Amazin’ Avenue Audio, where the Mets can’t win games without scoring runs. First up, Brian Salvatore and Chris McShane talk a little Jose Bautista, a little starting pitching, and a lot of kvetching. () Next up, Steve Sypa brings us the sixth minor league players of the week for the 2018 season. Finally, Aaron Yorke talks about the Bautista signing, and how to best use him. As always, you can listen or subscribe to the podcast through Apple Podcasts, where we encourage you...

Duration:01:02:04

Episode 281: Same As It Ever Was

5/18/2018
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Welcome back to Amazin' Avenue Audio, where things haven't changed much.. First up, Brian Salvatore, Chris McShane and Allison McCague discuss the Mets' rotation, the emergence of Amed Rosario, and play the best game of 'Would You Rather?' you've ever heard. (1:18) Finally, Steve Sypa brings us the fifth minor league players of the week for the 2018 season. (1:00:21) As always, you can listen or subscribe to the podcast through Apple Podcasts, where we encourage you to leave a review if...

Duration:01:11:27

Episode 280: Pain and Suffering

5/13/2018
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Welcome back to Amazin' Avenue Audio, where everything hurts. First up, Brian Salvatore and Allison McCague talk about how terrible the team has been, as well as the departure of Matt Harvey. (1:16) Next up, Chris McShane interviews W.M.Akers, creator of Deadball, a dice-based baseball game that is currently running a Kickstarter for its second year expansion pack. (47:09) Steve Sypa brings us the fourth minor league players of the week for the 2018 season. (1:04:08) Finally, Aaron Yorke...

Duration:01:21:31

Episode 279: State of the Mets for May 2018

5/5/2018
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Welcome back to Amazin' Avenue Audio, where we evaluate the team thus far - with less than optimistic results. First up, Brian Salvatore and Chris McShane go through the team's various components to try to get a handle on where everything stands, one month into the season. (1:33) Aaron Yorke then looks at the Mets' catching situation, Michael Conforto's recent struggles, and more. (39:05) Steve Sypa brings us the third minor league players of the week for the 2018 season. (47:55) As...

Duration:01:04:14

Episode 278: Slumping All Over

4/28/2018
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Welcome back to Amazin' Avenue Audio, where we try not to get too worried about the current state of the Mets. First up, Brian Salvatore and Allison McCague discuss how quickly things can seem to fall apart, the lack of one dominant part of the team, and answer your email. (1:05) Steve Sypa brings us the second minor league players of the week for the 2018 season. (46:58) As always, you can listen or subscribe to the podcast through Apple Podcasts, where we encourage you to leave a review...

Duration:00:59:34

Episode 277: Catching Questions and Killer Comebacks

4/19/2018
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Welcome back to Amazin' Avenue Audio, where we play "Would You Rather" and talk Mets baseball. First up, Brian Salvatore and Allison McCague discuss the past week of Mets games, the situation at catcher, and early impressions of Mickey Callaway. Then, Chris McShane pops in to close out the conversation. (1:17) Steve Sypa drops in with the first minor league players of the week for the 2018 season. (49:17) And finally, Aaron Yorke goes in depth on the Mets catching situation. (53:46) As...

Duration:01:03:39

Episode 276: Salt and Pepper

4/12/2018
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Welcome back to Amazin’ Avenue Audio, where we can’t believe the Mets’ first two weeks. First up, Brian Salvatore and Chris McShane discuss just how much fun this week has been, how balanced the team looks, and how even weird demotions and possible season-ending injuries can’t get us down. (1:13) Next, Aaron Yorke looks at the depth of the Mets’ lineup and more. (47:36) Finally, Steve Sypa gives us a glimpse at the first few days of the minor league season. (55:04) As always, you can...

Duration:01:09:56

Episode 275: Maybe the Mets are Good!

4/6/2018
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Welcome back to Amazin’ Avenue Audio, where we try to keep things in perspective but celebrate the Mets’ great first week of the 2018 season. Brian is off this week, but Allison McCague steps in as co-host as I do my best to put on Brian’s hat, and we think you’ll enjoy the show. We touch on the incredibly opening week that we saw from Yoenis Cespedes, the state of the rotation and bullpen, what on Earth is going on with Jose Reyes starting over Amed Rosario a couple of times, and plenty...

Duration:00:57:41

Episode 274: Opening Day Countdown Spectacular!

3/29/2018
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Welcome back to Amazin' Avenue Audio, where we tell you how to listen to the show! This week, Brian Salvatore and Chris McShane count down to the Pre-Game Festivities for Opening Day! We do some quick hits, answer an email, and give you some Opening Day tips. To get the most out of this episode, start it on Opening Day at exactly 12:09 PM. That way, it will wrap up just as the pre-game ceremonies and introductions begin. As always, you can listen or subscribe to the podcast through Apple...

Duration:00:31:42

Episode 270: Frazier Reaction and Jacob Rhame Interview

2/17/2018
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Welcome back to Amazin’ Avenue Audio, where we, again, mistime our recording. First up, Brian Salvatore and Chris McShane chat with Mets relief pitcher Jacob Rhame (@jRhame16) about his pitching repertoire, his childhood as a Braves fan, and fishing. (1:39) Next, Brian and Chris answer your email, talk about Todd Frazier, and don’t mention the Jason Vargas signing, as it hadn’t happened yet. (12:20) Finally, Aaron Yorke talks about the current crop of unsigned free agents and the start of...

Duration:00:58:03

Episode 269: Reyes Reactions and Super Bowl Musings

2/6/2018
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Welcome back to Amazin' Avenue Audio, where we celebrate the end of football for this season. First up, Brian Salvatore and Chris McShane discuss the Jose Reyes signing, answer an email, and talk about the rest of the off-season. As always, you can listen or subscribe to the podcast through Apple Podcasts, where we encourage you to leave a review if you enjoy the show. It really helps! And you can find us on the Stitcher app, listen through the embedded player below, or download the...

Duration:00:56:25

Episode 268: Prospect Chat, Insurance Premiums, and New Hall of Famers

1/26/2018
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Welcome back to Amazin' Avenue Audio, where we try to make sense of the world around us. First up, Brian Salvatore and Chris McShane welcome Steve Sypa to the show to discuss the Amazin' Avenue Top 25 Prospects List. Afterwards, we discuss the comments made by Jeff Wilpon about payroll, and celebrate the careers of four new members of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Be warned: Brian gets mad. As always, you can listen or subscribe to the podcast through Apple Podcasts, where we encourage you to...

Duration:00:56:14

Episode 267: Free Shirts, Cheap First Basemen

1/19/2018
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Welcome back to Amazin' Avenue Audio, where we enter the A-Gone era. First up, Brian Salvatore and Chris McShane dissect the Adrian Gonzalez signing, talk about the newly unveiled Free Shirt Friday tees, and answer your questions (1:09) Next, Aaron Yorke talks about Gonzalez, Andrew McCutchen, Brandon Nimmo, and more (1:00:02) As always, you can listen or subscribe to the podcast through Apple Podcasts, where we encourage you to leave a review if you enjoy the show. It really helps! And...

Duration:01:12:16

Episode 266: Encore! Encore!

1/12/2018
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Welcome back to Amazin' Avenue Audio, where we welcome back Jay Bruce. First up, Brian Salvatore and Chris McShane look at the Jay Bruce deal, and squeeze in some music talk at the end. As always, you can listen or subscribe to the podcast through Apple Podcasts, where we encourage you to leave a review if you enjoy the show. It really helps! And you can find us on the Stitcher app, listen through the embedded player below, or download the podcast directly from Blog Talk Radio. You can...

Duration:00:43:51

Episode 265: Omar, Star Wars, And More

1/3/2018
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Welcome back to Amazin' Avenue Audio, where we bid farewell to 2017 This week, Chris McShane and Brian Salvatore talk about Omar Minaya, Kylo Ren, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, and more. As always, you can listen or subscribe to the podcast through Apple Podcasts, where we encourage you to leave a review if you enjoy the show. It really helps! And you can find us on the Stitcher app, listen through the embedded player below, or download the podcast directly from Blog Talk Radio. You...

Duration:01:14:04

Episode 264: An A-Gone Conclusion

12/22/2017
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Welcome back to Amazin' Avenue Audio, where we consider the off-season thus far. First up, Brian Salvatore welcomes Chris McShane back, and they discuss the Swarzak signing, the front-office restrictions, and a potential first baseman for the 2018 Mets. (1:19) Next, Aaron Yorke ponders that same first baseman, and more. (34:40) As always, you can listen or subscribe to the podcast through Apple Podcasts, where we encourage you to leave a review if you enjoy the show. It really helps! And...

Duration:00:47:17