Joe & Evan
According to CBSSports.com/WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman, the Mets are still targeting Justin Upton, Carlos Gonzalez, Carlos Gomez, Gerardo Parra and Jay Bruce.
On Thursday morning, WFAN listeners were given an unexpected treat when Russo joined co-hosts Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts at Joe Torre’s charity golf tournament in Scarborough, New York.
Brook Lopez has been with the Nets his whole career and didn’t want to look anywhere else. Thaddeus Young has been here just a few months and felt the same way.
Former NFL quarterback and New Jersey native Chris Simms used to have all the respect in the world for Tom Brady. Not anymore.
“We have to go out there and play well. We have to figure out how to slow them down offensively and we’ve gotta figure out how to score against them.”
Who’s managing things around here? Some believe the lineup used by the Mets on opening day came from GM Sandy Alderson, not skipper Terry Collins, though it could have had his blessing.
“I am satisfied that the New York Mets have a very strong desire to be successful on the field, and that they’re making decisions directed at being successful on the field.”
On Friday afternoon, Rolle hopped on with Joe & Evan to say goodbye to the radio duo and Giants fans, and reflect on his time in New York. As expected, he didn’t disappoint.
“I love Jerry Rice, but that’s what everybody says. ‘Oh, everybody did it.’ That’s the oldest defense in the world,” the legendary Cowboys receiver said Thursday.
“We’ve got players with the potential to improve us by 10 games, which is what we need,” Alderson said.
“New York should know better. Out of all the people in the world, New York should know better. You can’t take the lion out of the man.”
Todd Bowles says you can’t fool New York Jets fans into thinking their team is good when, put simply, they’re not.
Howie Rose has been the voice of the Islanders for two decades and he’s the first to admit he’s never seen anything like what the team is doing this season.
“If you made me go to Vegas right now, I would try to get the Dan Quinn action,” La Canfora told Joe & Evan.
The future Hall of Famer, as is his custom, was very conservative in his responses as he prepares his team to take on the Ravens in the NFL divisional playoffs on Saturday.