Matthew Cerrone and Rob Brender recap Day 2 of the MLB Winter Meetings in Orlando by running down each rumor associated with the Mets from Tuesday, Dec. 12, including whether to acquire Ian Kinsler, how to improve the bullpen on a strict budget, and whether it's better to sign Mike Moustakas or Neil Walker...
Matthew Cerrone, Steve Hofstetter and Rob Brender discuss Sandy Alderson's comments in advance of the MLB Winter Meetings and the team's reported approach to spending, roster building and getting back to the postseason in 2018...
Rob Brender, Steve Hofstetter and Matt Cerrone welcome you to Episode 30 of Meet the MetsCast, and welcome Number 36, new Mets manager Mickey Callaway to New York. The guys react to the hire, and roll through highlights of Monday’s press conference as they start to get to know the new skipper.
Rob Brender, Steve Hofstetter, and Matt Cerrone are back for another off-season edition of Meet the MetsCast. The guys discuss the latest on the manager search, debate whether Dee Gordon would be a good fit at second base, and talk about how Justin Turner’s rise causes conflicting feelings for Mets fans.
Rob Brender, Steve Hofstetter and Matt Cerrone step up with Episode 28 of Meet the MetsCast, as Sandy Alderson and the Mets step up their search for a new manager. The guys check in on the candidates in the wake of the Red Sox job opening, they celebrate the Triple A move from Las Vegas to Syracuse, and they re-evaluate who to root for during the rest of the Mets-less MLB Postseason.
Rob Brender, Steve Hofstetter and Matt Cerrone are still in the game with Episode 27 of Meet the MetsCast. They look back at their bold predictions from Episode 1, and look forward after Sandy Alderson’s bold changes to the coaching and training staffs.
Rob Brender, Steve Hofstetter and Matt Cerrone are heading down the home stretch of the season with Episode 26 of Meet the MetsCast. They discuss the future of Terry Collins and Dan Warthen, whether or not it’s worth rooting for MLB Draft position, and how they’ll each fill the Mets void during October.
Rob Brender, Steve Hofstetter and Matt Cerrone rally together Episode 25 of Meet the MetsCast, and deliver personal pep talks to Matt Harvey. They also discuss a potential contract extension for Jacob deGrom, decide which ex-Met they’d like to see win a World Series ring this season, and celebrate Nori Aoki’s September success (not really).
Rob Brender, Steve Hofstetter, and Matt Cerrone play general manager as they break down the entire Mets roster, including the manager. The guys decide who will be the starter in center field, if Matt Harvey will be on the team next season, and who will be relied on in the back half of the bullpen.
Rob Brender, Steve Hofstetter and Matt Cerrone kick off September by calling up Episode 23 of Meet the MetsCast. They wonder if the Mets will ever say hello to an international free agent, wonder whether it’s time to say goodbye to Jose Reyes, and search for some slim September silver linings.
Rob Brender, Steve Hofstetter and Matt Cerrone try not to get hurt while recording Episode 22 of Meet the MetsCast. They wander down a sad road covering Michael Conforto and David Wright, they take stock in the young pitching staff, and counter their disappointment in 2017 with some fun stuff about Jerry Blevins and Wilmer Flores.
In the latest episode of Meet the MetsCast, Rob Brender, Matt Cerrone, and Steve Hofstetter discuss Sandy Alderson's recent comments on shedding payroll, and whether the money will be reinvested in the team. Later, the guys ponder the possibility of Giancarlo Stanton becoming a New York Met.
Rob Brender and Steve Hofstetter celebrate Episode 20 of Meet the MetsCast - with the Top 5 best and worst Mets to wear #20 on their backs. They also declare whether or not they’d be willing to trade with the Yankees, and pick something to root for as the 2017 season heads to the finish line.
Rob Brender, Steve Hofstetter and Matt Cerrone put a wrap on the MLB Trade Deadline with a simple and silly grading system applied to all of Sandy Alderson’s moves and non-moves. Later, with the big league arrival of Amed Rosario happening in the shadow of Jose Reyes, the guys go back to Jose’s similar debut scenario in 2003, and do a round of 2003 Mets trivia.
In the latest episode of Meet the MetsCast, Rob Brender, Steve Hofstetter, and Matt Cerrone play our newest, and potentially saddest game, "True things that can't possibly be true, but are true." Then, with the looming call-up of Amed Rosario, the guys look back at the players they were most excited to see in Queens.
In episode 17 of Meet the MetsCast, Rob Brender, Steve Hofstetter, and Matt Cerrone think big as they debate whether trading Jacob deGrom would be a wise move for the organization. Later, the guys discuss Lucas Duda, Addison Reed, Noah Syndergaard, and Tim Tebow in the latest game, "What's more likely to happen?".
Rob Brender and Steve Hofstetter drop Episode 16 of Meet the MetsCast during the All-Star break, with a look back at the best, worst, funniest, saddest, and strangest moments of the first half of the season for the New York Mets.