Opening Day

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Boomer & Carton: Keith Hernandez Is Not A Fan Of Doing Sit-Ups

Hernandez will be back in the booth alongside Ron Darling and Gary Cohen this season, so he offered up his take on a Mets team that Sandy Alderson predicted will win 90 games.

WFAN–03/31/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Monday Morning Madness On Opening Day

Boomer is plenty excited about today marking the start of baseball season, but apparently not excited enough for his little buddy’s liking.

WFAN–03/31/2014

ATLANTA - JULY 26: At Turner Field, a poster honors #44 Hank Aaron and his career with the Braves (1954-1974), on July 26, 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Top 5 Opening Day Moments In MLB History

Some Opening Day moments changed the game forever, others are just really freakin’ cool. Here are five of our favorites.

03/28/2014

Dillon Gee (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Dillon Gee Named Mets’ Opening Day Starter

“It’s a big honor,” Gee said. “I’m very thankful for that opportunity, but really I’ve just got to take it like any other game. It’s just one of 30-something starts I hope to get this year.”

03/25/2014

Jonathon Niese (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Jon Niese, Projected To Start Opening Day, Sent To NY For MRI On Shoulder

The 27-year-old told manager Terry Collins on Wednesday that his arm feels “dead,” according to MLB.com. He’s headed to New York to get an MRI on his shoulder. Collins said it’s just a precautionary move.

02/26/2014

A-Rod (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), Donald Trump (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Donald Trump Rips A-Rod On Twitter, Says Yankees Should Stop Paying Salary

“The Donald” blasted third baseman Alex Rodriguez — yes, again — in a pair of tweets Monday afternoon.

04/02/2013

Collin Cowgill connects on a grand slam in the seventh inning against the San Diego Padres on Opening Day at Citi Field. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

More Cowgill! Energetic Outfielder Enjoys Grand Mets Debut

Mets captain David Wright got the skinny soon after the Amazin’s acquired outfielder Collin Cowgill: the kid’s a gamer. He didn’t waste any time proving it.

04/02/2013

Alex Rodriguez answers questions outside the Yankees' clubhouse on Opening Day 2013 (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Eyeing Return, Yankees’ A-Rod Out To Prove ‘Everyone Wrong’

Alex Rodriguez has transformed from three-time Most Valuable Player to most touchy subject. But A-Rod says he thinks he can return to perform at the level he once did.

04/02/2013

Ichiro Suzuki (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

CC Surrenders 4 Runs In 5 Innings As Yankees Fall To Rival Red Sox In Opener

Facing a Yankees lineup minus injured Derek Jeter for the first time since 2001 and just three starters from Opening Day a year ago, Jon Lester gave up five hits and two runs in five sharp innings against the defending AL East champions.

04/01/2013

John Buck #44 of the New York Mets celebrates with Jonathon Niese #49 after scoring on a Ruben Tejada #11 (not pictured) RBI double. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Stellar Start From Niese, Balanced Offensive Attack Propel Mets Past Padres

Nothing about the New York Mets on Monday resembled the second half of last season. Then again, opening day has often been their biggest highlight of the year.

04/01/2013

Citi Field (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) /Yankee Stadium (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Historic Day For Opening Day Baseball In New York

Back in 1956, the Dodgers and the Giants both played host on Opening Day.

04/01/2013

Newtown ribbon on Yankees jersey (credit: Twitter/@YankeesPR)

Yankees Honor Newtown Community, Victims On Opening Day

On Monday, the Yankees will honor the town of Newtown, Conn., and the victims who were tragically killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

04/01/2013

Alex Rodriguez answers questions outside the Yankees' clubhouse on Opening Day 2013 (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

A-Rod Arrives At Yankee Stadium, Doesn’t Take Part In Pregame Intros

“I don’t need to be introduced to feel like a part of this team,” Alex Rodriguez said. “I’ll tell you what, when I get introduced, I want to be on the field and not look back.”

04/01/2013

4.1.13 Opening Day

WFAN’s Marc ‘Moose’ Malusis Talks Opening Day Angst

Both the Yankees and the Mets kick off their 2013 campaigns on Monday — but the usual Opening Day optimism is being tempered by tons of questions surrounding both teams.

04/01/2013

Jon Niese (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwei: Mets Own Opening Day, But History Against Padres A Mixed Bag

New York’s Opening Day winning percentage is a major league best .647 (33-18).

04/01/2013

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