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Every Sunday Mike Silva and Steve Keane host The Sports Media Watchdogs, a show that focuses on all that is going on in the New York sports and media landscape. Hear the duo discuss the latest news and comment on what the mainstream media, bloggers and athletes are saying. You can also hear Mike host "Sports Talk 1240" monthly on 1240 AM WGBB. Finally, "Watchdog One on One" are conversational interviews with the top personalities in sports and media.

Every Sunday Mike Silva and Steve Keane host The Sports Media Watchdogs, a show that focuses on all that is going on in the New York sports and media landscape. Hear the duo discuss the latest news and comment on what the mainstream media, bloggers and athletes are saying. You can also hear Mike host "Sports Talk 1240" monthly on 1240 AM WGBB. Finally, "Watchdog One on One" are conversational interviews with the top personalities in sports and media.
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Every Sunday Mike Silva and Steve Keane host The Sports Media Watchdogs, a show that focuses on all that is going on in the New York sports and media landscape. Hear the duo discuss the latest news and comment on what the mainstream media, bloggers and athletes are saying. You can also hear Mike host "Sports Talk 1240" monthly on 1240 AM WGBB. Finally, "Watchdog One on One" are conversational interviews with the top personalities in sports and media.

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English


Episodes

Winter Meetings Call-In Show

12/10/2018
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Mike Silva takes calls and discusses what he expects the Mets and Brodie Van Wagenen to accomplish at the 2018 MLB Winter Meetings in Las Vegas

Duration:01:01:41

Van Wagenen's Bold Move

12/3/2018
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Mike Silva discusses the Robinson Cano/Edwin Diaz trade between the Mets and the Seattle Mariners.

Duration:00:57:18

Should the Mets Acquire Robinson Cano?

11/28/2018
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Hear Mike Silva talk about the latest rumors surrounding the Mets and Robinson Cano.

Duration:00:27:04

Trading Noah Syndergaard

11/23/2018
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Join Mike Silva in a post-Thanksgiving Talkin Mets "short" as he gives his take on the Noah Syndergaard rumors and why the Mets should not trade any of their young pitchers. He also warns about giving up Brandon Nimmo and why you need to be careful about reading click-bait media rumors.

Duration:00:28:48

Powerball

11/19/2018
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Mike Silva is joined by Rob Neyer, author of the book "Powerball: Anatomy of the Modern Baseball Game." They discuss the value of pitcher wins after the Jacob deGrom Cy Young award, manager's impact, quality of play and what will be the hot topic during the 2019 baseball season.

Duration:01:08:16

How Will the Mets Win the Offseason?

11/5/2018
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Mike Silva discusses what he would like to see from new General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen this offseason. Hear Mike talk about the difference between building a team and "winning the offseason." He discusses whether J.T. Realmuto is overrated and his preferred free agent signing behind the plate. He rounds out the program looking at the 40-man roster, bullpen and what former Met he would like to see make a return.

Duration:00:44:38

Introducing Brodie Van Wagenen

10/31/2018
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Mike Silva discusses his thoughts on the new Mets General Manager, Brodie Van Wagenen. Rich Mancuso of NY Sports Day reports about his day at Citi Field meeting Van Wagenen and why the Mets decided to go with the former agent.

Duration:00:59:44

Who Will Be the Next Mets General Manager?

10/22/2018
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The upcoming week is a huge one for the Mets as they decide who will be their next General Manager. Hear Mike Silva's thoughts on why the media is off base on the old school vs. analytics storyline with this search. Rich Coutinho of 98.7 ESPN believes Doug Melvin will be the choice and tells us why. Mike also gets an update from Arizona as former scout Bernie Pleskoff calls in to tell me why he believes Peter Alonso is the real deal.

Duration:01:14:14

Recapping the 2018 Mets Call-In Show

10/1/2018
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Mike Silva reacts to David Wright's final game, the 2018 Mets season and the offseason tasks ahead. Hear callers give their take on these and other Mets topics of the day.

Duration:01:31:07

Cy-deGrom?

9/28/2018
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Mike Silva is joined by Mark Simon of Sports Information Solutions to dicuss Jacob deGrom's historic season from a statistical context. They also chat about David Wright, the 2018 Mets and other fun factual nuggets.

Duration:00:52:29

Getting to Know Mickey Callaway

9/24/2018
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Mike Silva is joined by David Laurila of Fangraphs as they discuss his recent interview with Mets manager Mickey Callaway.

Duration:00:47:05

Remembering David Wright

9/17/2018
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Mike Silva is joined by Greg Prince of Faith & Fear in Flushing to remember the career of David Wright.

Duration:01:10:42

Hope in Gotham?

9/7/2018
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Mike Silva is joined by Mark Healey of Gotham Baseball. Mark and Mike talk about the positive signs with the team in the second half, bullpenning, the starting rotation, David Wright and the upcoming GM search.

Duration:00:50:12

The David Wright Dilemma

9/1/2018
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Mike Silva discusses the looming decision facing the Mets with the activation of David Wright. Hear his thoughts on how this isn't simply about nostalgia but more about business and clubhouse culture. He also dives into the Peter Alonso non-promotion and tells you why it's not a big deal nor a hindrance to his development.

Duration:00:30:41

Gary LaRocque and the Mets

8/27/2018
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Mike Silva is joined by Rich Mancuso of NY Sports Day. Rich discusses why he believes Gary LaRocque will be the next Mets General Manager. Hear the guys debate Dominic Smith's development and Rich's view on some of the young players that have recently been called up.

Duration:00:52:58

What to Look For in Garbage Time

8/22/2018
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Mike Silva discusses the positives that came from the recent outings of Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom and Zack Wheeler. Hear his thoughts on young players earning their time versus giving it to them based on potential.

Duration:00:31:50

Is the Mets Farm System Improving?

8/10/2018
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Today Michael Mayer of MMO and Mets Minors talks with Mike Silva about the Mets improving farm system. Can this team use its current young assets to contend in 2019 and 2020? Has the media undersold the young players? Hear our thoughts. Silva will also discuss the type of GM ownership needs to be successful and why Jacob deGrom will not win the Cy Young. Hint: It's not due to the losing record or wins.

Duration:01:12:14

Trade Deadline Call-In Show

8/2/2018
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Mike Silva recaps the Mets trade deadline. Hear his thoughts on why he's tired of the foolish "winners" and "losers" narratives, his belief on contending in 2019 and listening to your calls! The Call-in # is 646-716-8187

Duration:01:01:09

WLIE on 7/29/18

7/30/2018
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Mike Silva and Rich Coutinho talk about the injury to Aaron Judge, the upcoming trade deadline, the layoffs at the Daily News, and the Jets & Giants from training camp.

Duration:01:26:34

Familia, Cespedes and Media Outrage

7/26/2018
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Mike Silva discusses the Mets return on the Jeurys Familia trade and why it’s not as bad as everyone is making it out to be in light of what the Orioles received for Zach Britton. Listen to his thoughts on the media tantrum, agenda and outrage over the last week as well as Mike Barwis’ role in communicating the severity of the Cespedes injury, and the Mets front office response. Does the Cespedes injury change his mind on a rebuild? Tune in and listen.

Duration:00:39:00