Before Jerry Recco even got started, Boomer praised Al Dukes for his calm and collected demeanor yesterday when the show went off the air and things got pretty chaotic here at WFAN. It was certainly not the reaction one might expect from the normally high-strung executive producer.
After the love-fest concluded, things got back to normal and Jerry did his thing, as did Marlon Byrd last night, who helped to keep the Mets’ winning ways going by hitting an eighth-inning grand slam in their 10-6 victory over the San Francisco Giants.
Tom Seaver knows a thing or two about winning with the Mets, and MLB announced that he will throw out the first pitch in next Tuesday night’s All-Star Game at Citi Field. Just don’t tell the New York Daily News, who is reporting the story as their own. That didn’t sit well with Craigie — C’mon man!
Plus, John Sterling’s math skills were on display in the Yankees’ 3-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals, marking the third straight game in which the Bombers have failed to eclipse one run (all losses). Also, more on the possibility that the Mets may tweak Matt Harvey’s pitching schedule so that he can start the All-Star Game.
All of that led to Craig fondly recalling the time in his childhood when he was exposed to the musical stylings of Seals and Crofts and their take on a “Summer Breeze.”…