Matt Harvey of the New York Mets pitches during the first inning of the game against the Detroit Tigers at Tradition Field on March 6, 2015 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Keidel: Getting Bent About Harvey Not Starting Opening Day Is Ridiculous

We need some action, some rain in the dry season, the fleeting moments before baseball really begins.

03/24/2015

Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets greets teammates in the dugout during the third inning of a spring training game against the Miami Marlins at Roger Dean Stadium on March 11, 2015 in Jupiter, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Mets’ Matt Harvey: I Understand Why I’m Not Starting Opening Day

Matt Harvey says he understands the New York Mets’ rationale in not starting him on opening day.

03/24/2015

Derek Stepan #21, Kevin Hayes #13 and Keith Yandle #93 of the New York Rangers celebrate their win over the Anaheim Ducks on March 22, 2015 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.

03/24/2015

Bartolo Colon (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images), Matt Harvey (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

WFAN’s Carton: Mets ‘Have Taken Away The Joy Of Opening Day’

Fans of the Mets, having endured years of futility, are heading into the 2015 season with more hope than they’ve had in a long, long time. And who better to ring in the campaign than … Bartolo Colon?

03/24/2015

Matt Harvey (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Mets’ Collins On Fuss Over Rotation: ‘Matt Harvey Doesn’t Really Care’

“It’s just one start,” Mets manager Terry Collins said Monday after announcing Bartolo Colon would start opening day. “I know it’s a big deal to a lot of people. To me it’s not.”

03/24/2015

Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon pitches in the third inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on July 23, 2014. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Mets Set To Deliver A Case Of Opening Day Blues

Boomer and Craig got today’s radio program underway with more reaction to the Mets’ decision to start Bartolo Colon. Hint: they don’t like it.

WFAN–03/24/2015

Yankees outfielder Chris Young (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Young Homers Twice In Yankees’ Loss To Nationals

Doug Fister hit a two-run single off Chasen Shreve, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the New York Yankees 7-6 on Monday.

03/23/2015

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets swings at a pitch during the third inning of a spring training game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Tradition Field on March 20, 2015 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Mets’ Offense Keeps Rolling, Cuddyer Homers Again In Blowout Win

Mat Latos gave up seven hits in an eight-run second inning, and the New York Mets routed the Miami Marlins 12-3 Monday.

03/23/2015

Pete Rose (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: When It Comes To Pete Rose, Maybe It’s Time To Listen To The Fans

Those on each side think they are the universal arbiters of right and wrong, of course. But maybe it’s time — for once — to listen to fans, as they have the least to lose from the situation.

03/23/2015

CC Sabathia (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Despite Rough Outing, Yankees’ Sabathia Says He’s Happy With His Progress

CC Sabathia got shelled on Sunday, but said he’d take the trade-off in a heartbeat.

03/23/2015

Max Scherzer, then of the Detroit Tigers, walks back to the dugout during Game 1 of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 2, 2014. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Quite An Early Test: Mets To Face Max Scherzer On Opening Day

Max Scherzer will be the opening day starter for the Washington Nationals instead of Stephen Strasburg, who has made the previous three opening day starts.

03/23/2015

Pete Rose in 1989 (Photo by Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Fay Vincent On WFAN: Pete Rose ‘Will Never Get Elected To Hall Of Fame’

If Rose is given a second chance under the league’s new administration, former commissioner Fay Vincent believes baseball’s disgraced hits king will still be shut out of Cooperstown — forever.

03/23/2015

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees takes batting practice before the start of a spring training game against the Atlanta Braves on March 12, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Roy Halladay Takes Shot At A-Rod, Says Old Woman Has Better Swing And Is Clean

The former Blue Jay and Phillie tweeted a picture of himself throwing to an old lady — maybe his mother? — and said she looks better than A-Rod in the box.

03/23/2015

Bartolo Colon (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Colon, DeGrom Reportedly Get Nods For Mets’ Openers; Harvey No. 3

It looks like the Amazin’s are putting age before Harvey.

03/23/2015

The Mets’ Michael Cuddyer takes a swing during the second inning of a spring training game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Tradition Field on March 20, 2015. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Kallet: Outside Of Wright, Red-Hot Cuddyer Is Mets’ Offensive X Factor

If New York’s top offseason acquisition plays 140-plus games and hits like he’s capable of at the dish, the Mets will compete for a playoff spot.

03/23/2015