Before the Bronx Bombers take the field for their 110th home opener in franchise history on Friday, the recently retired Jorge Posada will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Yankee Stadium.
When Jonathon Niese strides to the mound Sunday for his first start of the year, he will do so with a new sense of confidence and a carefree attitude.
Joe Girardi is ready for the long journey back “to where you want to be.” In case you’re not aware, in Yankee-land, that’s late October.
It was an Amazin’ start indeed for the Mets in 2012. But isn’t it always?
For Boomer and Craig’s money, there’s not a better baseball analyst around than John Flaherty.
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.