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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

Why the Yankees Don't Matter

12/10/2017
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Mike Silva is joined by Media Consultant Joe Casale to talk about the deal of Giancarlo Stanton to the Yankees. Mike and Joe breakdown why only the Yankees could pull off this deal and the future of spending in baseball. Mike discusses how Mets fans should focus on team building. not the Yankees, and avoid getting caught up in the media narrative of "winning the offseason."

Duration: 01:02:12


The Dominic Smith Debate

12/4/2017
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Kevin Kernan, America's Most Beloved Sportswriter, of the NY Post joins Mike Silva. Kevin "brings the heat" as he talks about the new wave managers hired by the local teams, a case for the Mets being bullish on Dominic Smith and where he predicts Japanese sensation Shohei Otani will sign. Kevin also talks about Carlos Beltran as a future manager and whether he believes the former Met belongs in the Hall-of-Fame.

Duration: 01:04:15


NY Sports Rap on WLIE 540 AM

11/28/2017
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Hear a replay of Mike Silva's appearance on NY Sports Rap courtesy of WLIE 540 AM Long Island. Mike joines Rich Coutinho of ESPN 98.7 and SNY as well as Justin Walters of Verizon FIOS to talk Mets and the MLB Hot Stove.

Duration: 00:55:38


Rule V Draft, AFL and Carlos Beltran

11/19/2017
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Mike Silva discusses the upcoming Rule V draft and whom the Mets must protect with Michael Mayer of Metsmerized Online. The guys also outline top performers in the Arizona Fall League and the changes that have been made to the Triple-A coaching staff. Mike discusses the career of Carlos Beltran and John Harper's article about the Mets new injury prevention philosophy,

Duration: 01:00:26


Value Shopping, 8-Man Bullpen and Mex for HOF

11/13/2017
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Tonight Mike Silva, once again, plays GM on a bargain budget. What players do Mets fans want with only the reported $30-million dollars to spend? He talks about whether Jay Bruce will be out of their price range and why relievers like Bryan Shaw, Mike Minor and Joe Smith are desirable. Everyone keeps talking about Dee Gordon, but the player Mike would rather explore on the trade market is Jose Abreu. Mike also gets into why he doesn’t want Dominic Smith as the starting first-baseman and...

Duration: 00:58:03


Who Should the Mets Target This Offseason?

11/6/2017
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Mike Silva talks about the 3 free agents he would make a priority this offseason. He takes calls from the fans who give their thoughts on how they would like Sandy Alderson to conduct business and improve the Mets for 2018.

Duration: 01:07:53


What If the Mets Had Waited for Joe Girardi?

10/29/2017
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Mike Silva wonders “what if” the Mets had waited another 48 hours to make a managerial decision would it involved going after Joe Girardi? Zach Braziller of the NY Post talks about his in-depth article about new skipper Mickey Callaway and why he believes Lorenzo Cain would be a good free agent addition this offseason.

Duration: 00:53:40


The Mickey Callaway Era Begins

10/24/2017
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Mike Silva talks with TJ Zuppe of The Athletic about what to expect from Mickey Callaway as the new Mets manager. Mike gives his take on the press conference and why he believes Callaway aced his first test. Finally, hear about an early free agent the Mets should take a look at to anchor their rotation.

Duration: 00:44:11


The Final Four?

10/19/2017
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Mike Silva talks about the four rumored finalist for the Mets open managerial position with Paul Lebowitz of Fanrag sports.

Duration: 00:55:37


Managerial Search: Robin Ventura & Joe McEwing

10/8/2017
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Mike Silva discusses the tenure of Robin Venutra as manager of the White Sox with Jim Margalus of South Side Sox. Hear Jim discuss the reasons why he believes Ventura is not a good fit. Jim also gives his take on Joe McEwing. Mike discusses why the Mets should jump at Joe Girardi if he becomes available and the free agent acquisition that he is warming up to. Hint, it's not Jay Bruce.

Duration: 01:06:15


Dave Lennon of Newsday Wraps Up the 2017 Mets

10/1/2017
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Mike Silva talks to Dave Lennon, baseball columnist at Newsday, as they put a wrap on the 2017 Mets season. Dave tells us why he thinks Terry Collins was treated unfairly, what is next for Terry and who he believes should be the next Mets manager.

Duration: 00:37:01


Terry Collins and the Future Mets Manager

9/22/2017
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Mike Silva is joined by Mark Healey of Gotham Baseball to discuss the rumors of Bob Geren becoming the next Mets manager. The guys evaluate Sandy Alderson’s tenure, discuss possible managerial candidates and the future of the franchise.

Duration: 01:03:00


Is Matt Harvey Done?

9/4/2017
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Mike Silva is joined by Joe Trezza of MLB.com to discuss the future of Matt Harvey after his disastrous appearance in Houston. What is next for Harvey and the Mets? What is Joe looking at for the rest of September with the roster? What young players have impressed him so far? Why doesn't Wilmer Flores get more love? Hear us tackle all this and more on today's podcast.

Duration: 00:44:36


Early Look at the 2018 Mets Roster

8/28/2017
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Mike Silva and Michael Mayer start to look towards 2018 and what current players can help the Mets. Is Matt Harvey on the recovery road? What kind of arms will help in the bullpen? Are Brandon Nimmo and Gavin Cecchini viable starters? Is Kevin Plawecki a serious threat to displace Travis d'Arnaud? Who will manage the team? All these questions are addressed in the latest podcast.

Duration: 01:10:20


Talkin' Mets: Dog Days of Summer Call-In

8/21/2017
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Mike Silva takes calls and emails from Mets fans as they react to the trades of Lucas Duda, Jay Bruce, Neil Walker and Curtis Granderson as well as look towards the offseason and 2018.

Duration: 01:20:43


Dave Mlicki and the 1997 Subway Series

8/11/2017
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Former Mets pitcher Dave Mlicki remembers his 6-0 shutout of the Yankees during the first ever Subway Series in 1997. Hear Dave give memories of that game and his Mets career.

Duration: 00:43:33


Recapping the Mets at the Deadline

8/1/2017
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Mike Silva is joined by Rich Coutinho of 98.7 ESPN to discuss Sandy Alderson's moves at the trade deadline. Hear Rich's review of the Mets haul for Lucas Duda and Addison Reed, the future of Jay Bruce and other veterans, and where he expects the Mets to do during the August waiver deadline.

Duration: 00:54:32


What Will the Mets Do at the Deadline?

7/24/2017
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Mike Silva is joined by Michael Mayer of Metsmerized Online to discuss what prospects the Mets can target from teams rumored to be interested in their pending free agents such as the Indians, Yankees and Dodgers.

Duration: 00:55:14


Two Steps Forward One Step Back

7/17/2017
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Mike Silva is joined by Paul Lebowitz of Fanrangsports.com to discuss whether the Mets should do a total teardown of the team and trade stars like Jacob deGrom. They also talk about the future of Jay Bruce, Lucas Duda and Addison Reed. Mike discusses the latest clubhouse controversy involving Asdrubal Cabrera.

Duration: 01:03:09


2017 Mets At the Break

7/11/2017
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John Delcos of the New York Mets report joins Mike Silva to recap the first-half of the 2017 Mets season.

Duration: 00:54:57

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