OTD: Mets acquire Keith Hernandez

June 15 should be designated Keith Hernandez Day. On this day, Keith was acquired from the St. Louis Cardinals and the rest is… history. Below are a few excerpts from some of my favorite books, which mention Keith either as a player, broadcaster or friend. Ron Darling on Life with Keith In his book 108…More

Episode 22: Our return to CitiField

This weekend JonnyIce and I made our return to CitiField… on separate days. After a nearly two-year hiatus thanks to the pandemic, it felt so good to be back home. In this episode, we talk about the sights, sounds and highlights of our visit. We also gave a review of some food options, parking tips…More

Mets Memorabilia: Todd Frazier WWE Bobblehead

As Mets fans, I am sure we all have some unique memorabilia. Looking at my home office, this Todd Frazier Bobblehead stands out. It’s from WWE Day at CitiField, which Jon and I covered in an earlier episode of our podcast. (Shoutout to the sketchy guy who offered to buy each of our bobbleheads as…More

Episode 21: Mets vs. Padres

The Mets just completed a four-game split with the San Diego Padres this weekend. So what better time to look back at notable Mets-Padres moments through the years. (Full disclosure we recorded on Saturday, which happened to be the anniversary of the Mets drafting The Captain, David Wright. With Jacob deGrom pitching later in the…More

Episode 20: Johan’s No-No

In our first ever ‘Squeeze Play’ segment – a short-form episode – we look back at Johan Santana‘s no-hitter vs. the St. Louis Cardinals. Highlights include analyzing the Terry Collins‘ agony, Ron Darling‘s ninth-inning commentary and of course, the catch by Mike Baxter. “If it wasn’t for my dad, I wouldn’t have had cable and…More

Episode 19: A$$ in the Jackpot | The Night Noah Got Tossed

On May 28, 2016, the Mets celebrated the 30th anniversary of the ’86 World Series team. Unfortunately, that night is better remembered for Noah Syndergaard getting tossed and Terry Collins infamous argument with umpire Tom Hallion. Ray and Jon were there that night and relive the evening from their perspective. We also surprise ourselves by…More

Episode 17: Mets Hodgepodge

After a 2.5 week hiatus, the boys return. In this episode, the duo share their thoughts on the Mets roster and season to date. Throughout the show, the team flashbacks to names of the past, including Omir Santos, Craig Brazell, and Carlos Beltran. We learn which intro song Ray’s in love with this year, freestyle…More

Episode 16: Mets vs. Cards, April 17, 2010 | Pelfrey earns first save

11 years have gone by since the Mets battled the Cardinals in an epic 20-inning game. Rumor has it the game just finished. Buckle up as we look at the rosters of the teams and discuss key moments in the game. There’s even a Frank Catalanotto name that tune discussion. Added bonus, this episode was…More

Episode 15: Jackie Robinson Day 2006 | Mets vs. Brewers

The boys replay the time that they were at Shea Stadium on Jackie Robinson Day in 2006. A sellout crowd was there to see Steve Trachsel start… he might still be pitching. We talk about the line-ups (a Julio Franco sighting?!), the what ifs and the agony of seeing Jorge Julio pitch. During this episode…More