Wednesday was a tricky loss to swallow for the Mets after having a lead, blowing a Jacob deGrom win after which failing to get the tying run dwelling regardless of having the bases loaded and no outs within the backside of the ninth. To react to the third lack of the season, we carry you a model new episode of the “Amazin’ But True” podcast with me and former Met Nelson Figueroa.
Figgie and I open the present reacting to the loss, starting with some poor managing from Luis Rojas. How do you permit Justin Wilson within the sport within the eighth inning after pitching for a fourth time in six days and clearly not having it? Dellin Betances ought to have been put within the sport when the rating grew to become 4-3, earlier than Wilson would surrender two extra runs. We additionally analyze the underside of the ninth, the Mets stranding runners and the important thing Yoenis Cespedes’ strikeout in a poor at bat. Figgie and I additionally discuss Andres Gimenez’s large debut and the way he would make issues attention-grabbing if Robinson Cano had been to wrestle. Figgie breaks down David Peterson’s debut Tuesday and why he compares a bit to Jon Niese. We additionally look again at Jose Reyes’ profession after he introduced his retirement as Figgie talks about what it was like taking part in with him.
Longtime Mets public relations director up via 2018 Jay Horwitz then joins the present. Horwitz is now the Vice President of alumni public instructions and staff historian. He talks about why he’s having fun with his new position, if he misses his previous job, the relationships he shaped over time with gamers and he tells some humorous tales of fellows pranking him. Horwitz talks about his e-book “Mr. Met,” why he wrote it and shares a couple of anecdotes from the e-book, together with lastly opening up about his glass eye. He additionally brings up the well-known dildo-in-the-locker-of-T.J. Rivera second.
Catch up on all episodes of “Amazin’ But True,” a New York Mets podcast, by subscribing to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. Follow Jake on Twitter @JakeBrownRadio and Nelson @FiggieNY. The subsequent episode of the present drops Monday.