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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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BlogTalkRadio

Description:

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

Time to Make a Run

6/14/2021
The Mets take 2 of 3 from the Padres and are getting healthier by the day. Mike Silva says it’s time to make a run towards the All-Star break with the 29 games in 28 day challenge. Hear Mike talk about some of the tough decisions that need to be made when players get healthy, the concerns of burning out the bullpen, and an early look at some pitchers he is looking at possibly acquiring.

Duration:01:08:03

deGrom Dominance and Playing With the Big Boys

6/7/2021
Mike Silva discusses Jacob deGrom's dominance and playing with the National League big boys. Rich Coutinho of 98.7 ESPN joins the conversation.

Duration:01:13:16

Can the Mets Keep the Magic Going in June?

5/31/2021
Mike Silva discusses where the Mets are at on Memorial Day and what they need to continue their winning ways. Is Luis Rojas turning out to be the right man for the job? Also Hear his thoughts on Francisco Lindor’s slump and how we may need to manage expectations on what he can produce in 2021.

Duration:01:03:28

Are the Mets Kevin Pillar Tough?

5/24/2021
Mike Silva talks about how the barrage of injuries can springboard the Mets to bigger and better things by learning from the adversity. A fan from the UK joins the show and talks about becoming a Mets fan, watching the team across the pond, and how MLB can market better to other markets.

Duration:01:14:30

Danger Signs Ahead?

5/17/2021
Mike Silva talks about the Mets lost weekend in Tampa. Mike Puma of the NY Post stops by to chat about his new book “If These Walls Could Talk: Stories from the New York Mets Dugout, Locker Room, and Press Box.” Hear Mike round out the show talking about Dom Smith taking the media to task.

Duration:00:50:27

Rats Raccoons and Thunderbolts

5/10/2021
Everyone is debating whether it’s a rat or a raccoon, but the real story is the injury to Jacob deGrom. Mike discusses why he is still looking at the Mets season as the “glass half-full” despite all the challenges and the deGrom uncertainty. He also chimes in about Matt Harvey and how he will remember the former “Dark Knight” when watching him face the Mets later this week.

Duration:01:02:14

Mets Blame It on the Chili

5/5/2021
Mike Silva reacts to the Mets decision to fire Chili Davis.

Duration:00:31:45

Donnie Sparks the Mets Offense

5/3/2021
The Mets mysterious new coach “Donnie” sparked a good offensive weekend in Philadelphia. Mike Silva talks about that, who Francisco Lindor should seek out counsel from during his early season slump, and whether the old Edwin Diaz is back. Listen to this and more from the wild weekend in Philadelphia.

Duration:00:55:32

Broken Bats and Panic City

4/30/2021
Mike Silva discusses the Mets offensive woes after the two-game sweep at the hands of the Red Sox.

Duration:00:30:08

Is the Mets Offense a Sign of Things to Come?

4/26/2021
Mike Silva talks about the Mets offense and whether their struggles are a result of a greater league-wide trend. Hear his thoughts on where Jacob deGrom’s 15-strikeout masterpiece stands in Mets history. Dave Jordan, author of the book Cobra, chats about Dave Parker’s connection to some fun moments in Mets history and other stars of the 70s and 80s.

Duration:01:18:10

Mets Weather Early Season Storms

4/19/2021
The Mets have weathered the early season postponements to start off 7-4. Mike Silva discusses the good, the bad, and ugly with the solid start. Also hear him give a surprise take on the new extra inning rule. David Krell stops by to discuss his two new books: The New York Mets in Popular Culture and 1962: Baseball and America in the Time of JFK.

Duration:01:15:01

Minor League Baseball is Back. Is It Any Better?

4/12/2021
Mike Silva talks about the new minor league baseball setup with Greg Larson, author of the book "Clubbie: A Minor League Baseball Memoir." Greg was a clubhouse attendant in the NY-Penn League shares his thoughts on the new minor league setup, tells us stories about life in a minor league clubhouse, and the pitfalls of trying to make it to the big leagues.

Duration:01:00:32

Early Bird Signs

4/9/2021
It’s way to early to assess the 2021 Mets but Mike Silva will do it anyway! Hear his thoughts on the pressures Lindor and Conforto will face, the rotation, and what concerns him after the opening series.

Duration:00:29:12

Can Lindor Lead the 2021 Mets?

3/31/2021
Mike Silva discusses the Francisco Lindor contract demands, the strengths of the 2021 Mets, and what he believes is the key to a successful season.

Duration:00:53:03

So Many Ways to Lose

3/28/2021
Mike Silva is joined by author and Mets fan Devin Gordon. Devin's book "So Many Ways to Lose: The Amazin' True Story of the New York Mets—the Best Worst Team in Sports" brings a charm and life to the difficult history of the New York Mets. They discuss tough losses, different characters in team history, and a closer look at Bobby Bonilla!

Duration:01:05:30

Mets Get Hit with Their First Thunderbolt

3/22/2021
Mike Silva is joined by Justin Toscano of The Record. They discuss the injury to Carlos Carrasco and where the rotation goes in the near-term. Hear their thoughts on spring surprises, disappointments, and the rumored contract extensions for Michael Conforto and Francisco Lindor.

Duration:01:05:45

Who Will Be on the Opening Day Roster?

3/15/2021
Mike Silva gives his thoughts on who the Mets 26-man roster should be and handicaps the starting rotation and bullpen battles. Award-winning author Larry Olmsted stops by to discuss his book “Fans” and the impact of ballparks being re-opened in 2021.

Duration:01:16:27

Is Stro the Key to the Mets Rotation?

3/8/2021
Mike Silva discusses the importance of Marcus Stroman to the Mets starting rotation. He is also joined by long-time fan Marc Gold of Gold’s Horseradish fame. Marc discusses falling in love with the Mets after losing his beloved Brooklyn Dodgers, marketing with his favorite team, oh and the curse of the bobbleheads!

Duration:01:23:49

What to Look For This Spring?

2/28/2021
Mike Silva discusses what to look for this spring and what prospects, veterans, and established players we should be looking at when the games start.

Duration:01:03:29

Pitchers & Catchers Are Here, Bonus Interview With Glendon Rusch

2/21/2021
Mike Silva talks about the optimism around the start of pitchers and catchers and why the offseason was not a failure. Hear his reaction to members of the media saying the Mets should not extend Francisco Lindor before the season. Bonus Coverage: Former big-league pitcher and member of the 2000 NL Champion Mets, Glendon Rusch, joins the show to talk pitching and his big-league career.

Duration:01:13:47