The Mets opened up their 2012 campaign with an impressive 1-0 win over the Braves and Boomer & Craig were there to enjoy every minute of it.
New Mets center fielder Andres Torres is headed to the disabled list and back to the team’s spring training facility in Florida after re-injuring his left calf on Thursday in New York’s season-opening 1-0 win over the Atlanta Braves.
As planned, the Mets honored the memory of Gary Carter with a pregame ceremony on Opening Day. They also had a surprise in store.
The majority of big league stadiums — if not all — sell out on the first day of the season, but that trend doesn’t continue throughout the entire 162-game season. In fact, many fans say they don’t expect to make it to a ballpark this year at all.
Mets ace Johan Santana and the Atlanta Braves have the same thing in mind heading into Opening Day. They’d both like to put last year behind them.
All we’ve heard about the 2012 Mets has been negative, and that’s putting it mildly. It’s been more like depressing. Enter Rich Coutinho.
Opening Day will be the sixth in Mets history to be played on a Thursday. The Amazin’s are 5 and 0 all-time on Thursday openers, their best mark on any day of the week.
SNY studio analyst Bob Ojeda called in this morning while wandering around Citi Field to talk about — what else? — Mets baseball.
Craig started feeling that he was somewhat alone in his love for Opening Day. Boomer assured his radio partner that he too is very excited, but after learning that Craig had been at work since 1:30 a.m., Boomer conceded that Craig probably is a little more excited.
It’s Opening Day for the Mets, which means anything is possible. At least that is the line of thinking Craig is going with, as he was barely able to contain his excitement this morning.
In addition to slicing payroll this winter, the Mets cut dimensions at Citi Field.
How will I greet Opening Day? By Burma-Shaving with my Gem Razor, of course. And who can ever forget that Rheingold beer jingle and the smell of Ball Park franks? Commentary By Jim Burns.
Alex Rodriguez is ready for Opening Day. That’s 1 out of 162. But how many more after that?
On Sunday, the good news: Johan Santana will start Opening Day. On Monday, the bad.
Amidst a sea of doubts about whether he would make it through spring training and even be in the Mets rotation for 2012, Santana was officially tabbed as the Opening Day starter on Sunday.