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Talkin Mets with Mike Silva

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A show all about New York Mets baseball. Radio host Mike Silva has been opining about the team for over a decade and gives you his unbiased and passionate opinion of the latest happenings with the team. Mike is the "bridge" between the fans and the mainstream media. Guests include beat writers, journalist, influential bloggers as well as former and current players.

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New York, NY

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A show all about New York Mets baseball. Radio host Mike Silva has been opining about the team for over a decade and gives you his unbiased and passionate opinion of the latest happenings with the team. Mike is the "bridge" between the fans and the mainstream media. Guests include beat writers, journalist, influential bloggers as well as former and current players.

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English


Episodes
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Big Idea: Trading for Mason Miller

7/7/2024
Every once in a while, Mike Silva has a big idea at Talkin' Mets. Tonight, it's trading for Oakland closer to Mason Miller. Can the Mets pull it off? Listen and find out. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:22:52

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Living & Dying with Diaz

7/7/2024
Edwin Diaz returned from suspension, and everything is right with the Mets. Or is it? Hear Mike Silva talk about how Diaz and the Mets are tied at the hip for the foreseeable future. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:30:03

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SOS, Save the Mets Bullpen

6/30/2024
History tells us that fixing a bullpen midseason isn't easy. Hear some tales of bullpen trades gone wrong, and Mike gives one wild trade scenario that might bring a couple of old friends back to New York. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:19:38

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Good Vibes, Bad Bullpen

6/30/2024
Mike Silva reflects on the just-ended month of June and a valuable lesson he learned from the Met's historic month. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:30:19

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Willie Mays: The Life The Legend

6/24/2024
Mike Silva puts a cherry on top of the week of remembering Willie Mays by discussing Willie's iconic career with Jim Hirsch, author of the autobiography "Willie Mays: The Life, The Legend. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:49:28

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Statement Road Trip, Sticky Win

6/24/2024
Mike Silva discusses the statement made by the Mets on this recent 4-2 road trip to Dallas and Chicago. Also hear his thoughts on the controversial ejection of Edwin Diaz. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:04

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Help From Within

6/16/2024
The Mets are not officially a playoff contender until they hit the .500 mark. That said, Mike Silva talks about how they should look for help from within before dealing prospects for marginal upgrades. One name is knocking on the big league door, which might add an element the offense lacks. Listen and find out! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:21:07

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100 mph

6/16/2024
The Mets have won 11 of 15 and are surging into the playoff picture. J.D. Martinez and Francisco Lindor lead the offense, while Dedniel Nunez is surprisingly bolstering the bullpen. The real reason for hope? The 100 mph that Edwin Diaz showed during his Friday night’s save against San Diego. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:28:44

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The Impact of the London Series

6/9/2024
In the second half of the show, Anthony Wootton from the TransAtlantic Sports Show makes an appearance to talk about covering the London Series. He discusses the growth of the game in the UK and the involvement of the Mets and Phillies from the perspective of a journalist and a father looking to introduce baseball to future fans. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:53:58

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Fool's Gold

6/9/2024
The Mets continue to captivate the fans. Following a thrilling victory to conclude the London Series, the team has won four out of its last five games. However, it's uncertain whether this recent success is sustainable. Mike discusses the potential strategies of David Stearns and Steve Cohen leading up to the trade deadline. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:30:15

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Strawberry's Message

6/2/2024
Darryl Strawberry had a profound message for the 2024 Mets, David Stearns, and Steve Cohen. Mike Silva contrasts that with J.D. Martinez's “no pressure” statements after the team meeting earlier in the week. It’s time for the organization to use Strawberry’s challenge as a theme going forward when bringing players into the fold. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:24:22

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Finding Strawberry

6/2/2024
Mike Silva looks back on the career of Darryl Strawberry and discusses how the Mets and Straw were never the same after he left as a free agent in 1990. Where is the next great offensive player going to come from? Is it here on the roster? Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:22:58

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Cleaning up the Mess

5/30/2024
Jorge Lopez flipped out and threw his glove. That is the story the media will tell you to generate content. Mike Silva gives you what Lopez symbolizes, the urgency that David Stearns needs to address the problem, what to clean up, and the real meaning behind what happened with Lopez. Listen to the latest Talkin’ Mets to hear Mike’s State of the Union on Wednesday afternoon’s messy antics at Citi Field. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:35:35

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The Right Message

5/27/2024
David Stearns and Steve Cohen have big decisions as the team heads into the trade deadline. With the core players being so below their career norms, it’s time for them to be honest about the next two years, which might not be what they initially thought. Hear Mike’s thoughts on how they need to frame their message and manage fan expectations. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:33:02

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The Last Stand

5/27/2024
Admit it! The fan alter ego still has hope after Omar Narvaez singled to win Sunday’s game against the Giants. Mike talks about the pull between logic and hopeful fandom and why logic might need to win out on the 2024 Mets. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:22:19

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Core Crossroads

5/19/2024
After a week where Edwin Diaz blew three saves and the Mets lost 2 of 3 to the lowly Marlins, Mike Silva questions whether it’s time to move on from the 2022 core and start fresh. Hear his thoughts on Pete Alonso, Edwin Diaz, Francisco Lindor, and Brandon Nimmo. Just like a bad relationship that isn’t working, perhaps it’s time to go separate ways to make life better for both parties. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:49:55

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$158 Million Dollar Decision

5/13/2024
Brandon Nimmo’s walk-off against the Braves salvaged a lost weekend at Citi Field, where there appeared to be a vast gap between the NL East contenders and the Mets. With Memorial Day just around the corner and the Wild Card race shaping up to be more competitive than initially thought, should the discussion about dealing Pete Alonso start to take shape? Hear Mike discuss Joel Sherman’s report on Alonso’s contract negotiations, the current Mets offensive state with and without Alonso, and how difficult David Stearns's decision is coming at the trade deadline. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:47:52

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Blocking the Plate

5/5/2024
MLB has been messing with the rules and trying to legislate everything for the last decade. The ambiguity creates problems, and we saw that this year with the McNeil-Hoskins incident and now with Alonso and the blocking the plate scenario on Wednesday. Mike explains why this is an example of how overreaction to one play and fear of social media outcry makes things worse. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:16

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Warning Signs Become Reality

5/5/2024
May is here, and we can finally start to see who this 2024 Mets team is. Are they the sub-.500 bunch that seems not to hit when they get good pitching and not pitch when they hit? Why aren’t they better despite an elite bullpen and decent starting pitching results? The warning signs from the West Coast trip seem to have become a reality. This team is frustrating, and Mike will tell you why Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:22:07

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Dare to Dream on Christian Scott

5/5/2024
Mike Silva was live in Tampa for Christian Scott’s debut. Everyone is buzzing about the young righty's repertoire and poise. Did you know he wasn’t the only Mets prospect to shine this weekend? Saturday was a banner day for Mets pitching up and down the organization. Hear Mike discuss that and his road trip experience. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Duration:00:31:46