Opening Day

Johan Santana of the New York Mets throws a pitch in the first inning against the Atlanta Braves during their Opening Day Game at Citi Field. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

B&C Morning Show: Opening Day Triumph At Citi Field

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.


Andres Torres rounds the bases on Opening Day. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Mets’ Andres Torres Re-Injures Left Calf, Heads To Disabled List

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.


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Mets Honor Gary Carter With Opening Day Tribute, No. 8 Jerseys

As planned, the Mets honored the memory of Gary Carter with a pregame ceremony on Opening Day. They also had a surprise in store.


Citi Field is seen from Chopper 880 - Queens, NY - Apr 5, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Marist Poll: 53 Percent Of Baseball Fans Won’t Attend A Game In 2012

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.


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Opening Day Is Here! Santana, Mets Kicking Off 2012 Season At Citi Field

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.


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Coutinho: Mets Will Finish North Of .500 In 2012

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.


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Schwei: Taking A Look At 50 Years Of Mets Openers

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.


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B&C Morning Show: Bob Ojeda Talkin’ Mets

SNY studio analyst Bob Ojeda called in this morning while wandering around Citi Field to talk about — what else? — Mets baseball.


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B&C Morning Show: Opening Day & Being American

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.


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B&C Morning Show: Opening Day Excitement Captivates

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.


A view of Citi Field after the outfield walls were altered prior to the 2012 season (Photo by Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Mets Hope To Get Homer Happy With New, Blue Fences At Citi Field

In addition to slicing payroll this winter, the Mets cut dimensions at Citi Field.



Remembering Opening Days Of Yore

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.


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Sweeny: ‘Games Played’ Is A-Rod’s Most Important Stat

Alex Rodriguez is ready for Opening Day. That’s 1 out of 162. But how many more after that?


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Mets Closer Frank Francisco To Have MRI On Left Knee

On Sunday, the good news: Johan Santana will start Opening Day. On Monday, the bad.


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Coleman: Johan Santana Still The 1 For Mets

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.