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Talkin Mets with Mike Silva

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A show all about New York Mets baseball. Radio host Mike Silva has been opining about the team for over a decade and gives you his unbiased and passionate opinion of the latest happenings with the team. Mike is the "bridge" between the fans and the mainstream media. Guests include beat writers, journalist, influential bloggers as well as former and current players.

A show all about New York Mets baseball. Radio host Mike Silva has been opining about the team for over a decade and gives you his unbiased and passionate opinion of the latest happenings with the team. Mike is the "bridge" between the fans and the mainstream media. Guests include beat writers, journalist, influential bloggers as well as former and current players.

Location:

New York, NY

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A show all about New York Mets baseball. Radio host Mike Silva has been opining about the team for over a decade and gives you his unbiased and passionate opinion of the latest happenings with the team. Mike is the "bridge" between the fans and the mainstream media. Guests include beat writers, journalist, influential bloggers as well as former and current players.

Language:

English


Episodes

Welcome Back Sandy

9/28/2020
Sandy Alderson will be returning as the Mets team president when Steve Cohen takes over the ballclub. Should you be excited? Mike Silva is joined by Joe Pantorno of AM NY and the guys discuss the pros and cons of the move.

Duration:01:08:00

Beware of Shiny Objects

9/21/2020
The Mets are technically in a playoff battle this week. But are the expanded playoffs a good thing? Luis Rojas hasn’t been on the radar this season despite the team’s struggles. Mike Silva takes a first look at the new manager’s job performance. Should Steve Cohen purge the front office and bring in a big-name executive? Why is the media still underwhelmed by Brandon Nimmo? Hear this and more on this week’s podcast.

Duration:01:12:00

Slip Sliding Away

9/14/2020
Mike Silva gives a state of the union on the 2020 Mets and their slim playoff chances. Hear his thoughts on moving Amed Rosario to centerfield and what he's learned about future owner Steve Cohen by reading the book "Black Edge."

Duration:00:52:24

Will There Ever Be Another Franchise?

9/5/2020
Mike Silva reflects on the life and career of the late Tom Seaver. He discusses the relationship between the fans and Seaver as well as the controversial trade that sent him to Cincinnati. Greg Prince of Faith & Fear in Flushing and Rich Mancuso of NY Sports Day give their memories of watching Seaver as young baseball fans.

Duration:01:24:48

Mets Trade Deadline Reaction

9/1/2020
Mike Silva reacts to the Mets acquisitions at the deadline. Hear his thoughts on how Miguel Castro can help the bullpen, why Van Wagenen dealt another young arm in Kevin Smith, the strategy behind acquiring Robinson Chirinos, and how Todd Frazier might be the key to helping get Pete Alonso out of his funk.

Duration:00:39:18

Mets Sat for Dom Smith But Did They Stand for the Fans?

8/29/2020
Mike Silva discusses the Mets decision to walk out on their Thursday night contest with the Marlins and the impact it will have on the fan base going forward with Sid Rosenberg, co-host of "Bernie and Sid" on 77 WABC.

Duration:00:59:13

Mets Musings on a Lost Baseball Weekend

8/24/2020
The Subway Series was cancelled but not the Talkin’ Mets Podcast. Mike addresses Andy Martino of SNY’s claim the fans have no empathy for the Mets COVID breakout. Seth Lugo going to the rotation is much more important than you think and Mike weighs in on the ownership situation for the first time. He also lets his hair down and talks wiffle ball, yes wiffle ball. Remember, Talkin’ Mets is one of the top 15 NY Mets Podcasts on the web.https://blog.feedspot.com/ny_mets_podcasts/

Duration:01:11:41

Are the Mets on the Right Track?

8/16/2020
The Mets are mired in mediocrity through the first third of the pandemic-shortened season. Are they even on the right track going into 2021? Former Mets beat reporter and current digital editor for NBC Sports, Matt Ehalt, joins the program. He debates the direction that Brodie Van Wagenen has taken with the team and where he believes new ownership should take the club going forward. Mike Silva reviews the performance of some intriguing young positional players that are starting to stand out.

Duration:01:34:37

Marcus Stroman Opts Out

8/11/2020
Mike Silva discusses the impact of Marcus Stroman's opt out on the Mets, the options to replace him, and Brodie Van Wagenen's decision to acquire Stroman for prospects in 2019.

Duration:00:33:00

The Mets at the Quarter Mark

8/10/2020
Mike Silva examines the Mets at the quarter mark of the 2020 “sprint” season. Hear his thoughts on media calls for 7-inning games going forward. Who is the Mets Horace Clark? Mike gives you his thoughts and more.

Duration:00:43:40

Cespedes Quits the Mets

8/3/2020
Mike Silva is joined by Rich Mancuso of “The New York Extra.” They discuss the stunning news of Yoenis Cespedes COVID opt-out, whether the MLB season should continue, and look back at the career of the recently retired Jose Reyes.

Duration:01:16:58

Diaz and Other Opening Weekend Reactions

7/27/2020
Hear Mike Silva’s reaction to opening weekend. He discusses the Edwin Diaz dilemma, the messy Mets starting rotation, and reacts to the new rules that we saw implemented.

Duration:00:54:33

Ready or Not Here Are the 2020 Mets

7/22/2020
Ready or not the 2020 Mets are here. Mike talks about the overreaction to the first two exhibition games, the non-significance of Jed Lowrie’s injury, Cano batting third, and his thoughts on a new ownership group. What are the ’20 Mets built on? Listen and find out.

Duration:00:57:45

Reactions from Summer Camp

7/14/2020
Mike Silva is joined by Rich Coutinho of 98.7 ESPN as they talk about reactions from the Mets summer camp. Hear them discuss how the 2020 60-game sprint should be viewed versus other seasons in history, the development of key players on the roster, new ways of the media covering the sport, and Brodie Van Wagenen’s handling of the team during the pandemic.

Duration:01:12:13

Kicking Off The 2020 Mets 2.0

7/2/2020
Mike Silva is joined by Mets beat reporter for Newsday Tim Healey. The guys talk about the 2020 Mets 2.0, whether winning a championship during the pandemic season will hold the same prestige, and thoughts on the cancellation as well as future of minor league baseball.

Duration:01:00:54

Are You Ready for Pandemic Baseball?

6/25/2020
Mike Silva is joined by America’s Most Beloved Sports Writer, Kevin Kernan, who has taken his trade to the new baseball website BallNine.com. They talk about what to expect from this 2020 pandemic baseball season and whether you will get the same quality product you have experienced in the past.

Duration:01:08:24

Talkin' Mets Scouting, Drafting, and Development

6/14/2020
Mike Silva is joined by Joe Demayo of SNY.tv as they discuss the Mets recent 2020 draft class and how the organization grades with their ability to scout and develop talent.

Duration:01:02:26

Will We See the Swing Kings in 2020?

6/8/2020
Mike Silva is joined by Jared Diamond, National Baseball Writer for the Wall Street Journal, as they discuss the acrimonious MLB labor negotiations. Jared also talks about his new book “Swing Kings: The Inside Story of Baseball’s Home Run Revolution.” Hear Mike wrap up giving his thoughts on the NY Post story about the oral history of Matt Harvey’s Mets tenure.

Duration:00:58:56

Mr. Met Jay Horwitz

6/1/2020
Mike Silva discusses the current labor talks between the MLBPA and the owners and how they need to understand a deal is imperative if they want to avoid a media campaign against the sport. Jay Horwitz, long time Mets director of Public Relations, stops by to talk about his new book “Mr Met: How a Sports-Mad Kid from Jersey Became Like Family to a Generation of Big Leaguers.”

Duration:00:55:38

New York's All-Time Team With a Mets Slant

5/22/2020
What is the All-Time New York baseball team? Mark Healey of Gotham Baseball is a special co-host of this Memorial Day edition of the podcast. Mark joins Mike to talk about this with a Mets slant in his book “Gotham Baseball: New York’s All-Time Team.” Hear their thoughts on the careers of David Wright, Mike Piazza, Tom Seaver and the original owner of the Mets, Joan Payson.

Duration:01:09:42