“The Mets are acting like jacka—-. They really are,” WFAN’s Mike Francesa said Monday. “They get what they deserve. I hope there’s 10,000 people in Citi Field in a couple of days. You can quote me: jacka—-. You hear me?”
The 86-year-old has an almost encyclopedic knowledge of baseball. He shared some of his memories with WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Wednesday.
“If he’s ready, he’s gonna play,” Francesa said on air on Tuesday afternoon. “I’ve heard rumblings. I don’t have any confirmation, and I don’t think there will be any. I would look for him tomorrow, though.”
“We will not be at Citi Field for those two games because the Mets are not allowing us to do our show out of there,” Francesa said on air on Thursday afternoon.
“I’m humbled and excited to be recognized by the New York State Broadcasters Association,” said Francesa. “It is a great honor, and anything with New York attached to it means all the more to me.”
General manager Jerry Reese has done a lot of work this offseason to put the Giants’ 7-9 season in the rearview mirror. Their 2014 schedule will undoubtedly tell how well he ultimately did.
Rangers forward Martin St. Louis is finally comfortable at MSG, just in time for his introduction to one of the fiercest rivalries in the NHL.
Murphy missed the first two Mets games — both losses with or without him — because he wanted to be with his wife during the birth of their boy. And it feels like far too many New Yorkers have a problem with it.
Murphy singled in his first at-bat of the season Thursday after leaving the Mets for his son’s birth prior to Monday’s opener.
“I think, at worst, this is a playoff-contending team. I think this roster is a playoff-contending roster … I have a lot of optimism, a lot of hope.”
WFAN’s Mike Francesa lit into the Knicks something fierce on Wednesday, following their historic meltdown against the woeful Lakers in Los Angeles the night before.
He’s having by his lofty standards a very substandard spring training, but Derek Jeter has been around this game long enough to know not to worry about a slow start. He told Mike Francesa as much on Tuesday night.
He’s baaaaack! Francesa made his big return to television when the simulcast of his award-winning sports talk show debuted Monday afternoon on Fox Sports 1.
Mercer scored 11 straight points during the late 20-5 run that clinched the biggest victory in school history. It’s the second one-and-done in three years for the third-seeded Blue Devils.
Was he perfect? Of course not. He is not a great public speaker, so there was plenty of hesitation and “uhhs” between his words, but none of that matters when compared to the words that came out of his mouth.