Darryl Strawberry

Sandy Alderson (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images), Jose Reyes (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Coutinho: Don’t Blame Sandy For The Exodus Of Jose Reyes

Rich Coutinho believes that Sandy Alderson did what best for the Mets’ long-term plans by not giving into Jose Reyes’ demands and looking to the future.

WFAN–12/05/2011

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Coutinho: 25 Years Ago Today, Mets Owned The Baseball World

On this date, October 27, 1986, the Mets were tops. They owned the city like no team ever had in the history of New York sports.

WFAN–10/27/2011

(Al ‘Hughes’ Dukes Photography)

B&C Morning Show: Darryl Strawberry Talks Yankees, Mets In The Allstate Studio

Darryl Strawberry stopped by to pay a visit to Craig this morning and the two talked — what else? — a little baseball.

WFAN–08/11/2011

Gary Carter

Hey Mets, It’s High Time You Do Something Amazin’ And Retire #8

Because Mets ownership has, for whatever reason, opted to put off retiring the numbers of Dwight Gooden, Keith Hernandez and Darryl Strawberry, it has made the issue of whether to retire Gary Carter’s No. 8 more of a debate than it should be.

WFAN–06/06/2011

Jose Reyes, David Wright (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Coutinho: Both Wright And Reyes Should Be Part Of Mets’ Long-Term Solution

I am here to tell you that trading either Jose Reyes or David Wright is crazy talk if the Mets plan on winning anything in the near future.

WFAN–06/01/2011

Lawrence Taylor/file (credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Keidel: LT Is Truly Living On The Edge

Lawrence Taylor stomped the symbolic, spiritual, and legal line when he became sexually intimate with a minor. A girl. This spikes the hairs on any dad’s back and quickens the pulse of people like me, who spent my high school Sundays kneeling at the altar of LT.

WFAN–03/23/2011

Tiki Barber (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Keidel: Bumbling, Fumbling Tiki Barber

Tiki Barber has the bona fides of a broadcast star and football legend. Yet he managed to become neither, thanks to his colossal arrogance, foolishness, and infidelity.

WFAN–03/11/2011

Ray Lucas is seen as quarterback for the New York Jets at Giants Stadium - East Rutherford, NJ - Dec 14, 1997 - Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

Keidel: Cool Hand Lucas

Ray Lucas, who recently checked into rehab and is courageously chronicling his war with prescription painkillers, is not a role model. But he is a hybrid of hero and life lesson.

WFAN–02/11/2011

(Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

B&C Show Blog & Audio: Boomer Freaks Out

It’s the Tuesday before Super Sunday here in New York, and we are all preparing for more wonderful winter weather – lucky us. As for the world of sports, today’s landscape was multi-tiered, beginning with the mess that surrounds those “not so Amazin'” Mets.

WFAN–02/01/2011

New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images), Mets owner Fred Wilpon watches on from a private box during the game between the Minnesota Twins and the New York Mets at Citi Field. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Hot Topic: February 1

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said on Monday that despite the ongoing Wilpon-Madoff saga, he still has “undiminished” confidence in his team. Do you?

WFAN–02/01/2011

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B&C Show Blog & Audio: Lookin’ For A Little Help

With no meaningful football to watch over the weekend (the Pro Bowl does not count), we all wondered what Boomer & Carton would be talking about come Monday morning. Then, the Wilpons sent out a press release, and our worries were over.

WFAN–01/31/2011

Former New York Mets player, Darryl Strawberry (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Strawberry On WFAN: Don’t Count Mets Out

Don’t tell Darryl Strawberry that the Mets have no chance this season. According to the former superstar, New York can contend in 2011.

WFAN–01/31/2011

Fred, Jeff Wilpon (Kathy Kmonicek/AP)

Hot Topic: January 31

The Mets are partially for sale – but Craigie wants to know who in their right mind would buy just 20-25% of the struggling franchise?

WFAN–01/31/2011

Former New York Mets player, Darryl Strawberry (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Ex-Met Strawberry To Race Empire State Building Steps

Darryl Strawberry will race up 1,576 steps and 86 floors to the Observatory on Tuesday with about 100 other participants as part of the Empire State Building Run-Up to raise money for the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.

WFAN–01/28/2011

Ex-Mets Darryl Strawberry (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) Wally Backman (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Strawberry: Backman ‘Will Be’ Next Manager Of Mets

Wally Backman was passed over for Terry Collins as the next manager of the Mets, but the fiery Double-A manager still has a firm believer in Darryl Strawberry.

WFAN–01/26/2011

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