Opening Day

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Boomer & Carton: Al Dukes Performs ‘The Yanks Got Tanaka’

After depriving his starving fans for close to four months, the parody song magician that is Al Dukes found himself back in the Allstate Studio Tuesday morning…

WFAN–04/01/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images), CC Sabathia (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images), Mark Teixeira (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Sweeny’s Opening Day Thoughts: Yankees’ Season Hinges On Jeter, CC, Teixeira

If all three don’t have bounce-back years it won’t matter what the new guys do. Consider these three guys the core for 2014.

04/01/2014

Mets reliever John Lannan reacts as Anthony Rendon of the Nationals rounds third in the 10th inning during Opening Day on March 31, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Coleman: Still 90 And Counting After Mets’ Bullpen Blows Opening Day

And I picked this team to win 84 games. Who am I kidding? Probably myself.

04/01/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Opening Up With Some Mets Reality

Monday’s 10-inning affair told Boomer and Craig about all they needed to know with regards to the outlook moving forward for Terry Collins’ ballclub.

WFAN–04/01/2014

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Opening Day on March 31, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Largely Booed By Opening Day Crowd At Citi Field

Clad in a Mets hat and personalized jersey, he threw a soft pitch for a strike over the plate Monday to mark Opening Day against the Washington Nationals.

03/31/2014

Fans buy programs before Opening Day on March 31, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Opening Day! Mets, Nationals Get Season Started At Citi Field

The Mets often play their best baseball on opening day. This year that good fortune will be put to the test against the Nationals and hard-throwing right-hander Stephen Strasburg.

03/31/2014

Daniel Murphy (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Shorthanded Already? Murphy, Young Out Of Mets’ Opening Day Lineup

It’s Opening Day … and the Mets are already banged up. Well, that may be a bit of an overstatement, but the Amazin’s first lineup of the season is missing some key pieces.

03/31/2014

Dillon Gee (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Here We Go! Schwei’s Mets Opening Day Notebook

The Mets have won 34 of their last 44 Opening Day games, including seven of their last eight. It will be the fourth time the Mets will play their season opener at Citi Field, having won all three previous times.

03/31/2014

Late broadcaster and Hall of Fame slugger Ralph Kiner at Citi Field on April 8, 2011. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Guide To Mets’ Opening Day Festivities At Citi Field

Whether you’re going to the game or just parking on the couch, you’ll want to know what’s going on prior to 1:10 p.m., when the Mets and Nationals officially get the season started at Citi Field.

03/31/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images), Juan Lagares (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Palladino: Uncertainty Abounds For Mets, Yankees As Season Opens

Until they start throwing around the old hardball for real, everybody’s even despite the obvious baggage the Mets bring against the Nationals on Monday or the improvements the Yanks take to Houston on Tuesday.

03/31/2014

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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

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