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Even during the quarantine, Mets fans get the short end of the stick as Noah Syndergaard needs Tommy John surgery which will cost him this season and some of next. I was pretty sure sports being on freeze would help the Mets. By the time games resume the minor injuries to JD Davis and Michael Conforto would be long behind us, Cespedes would probably be in game shape and any lingering issues Dellin Betances had would be a thing of the past, but alas it was not to be. In terms of this season (whenever it’s safe and responsible to play, no rush) the loss of Noah is a big one but probably one that can be overcame. The 3 guys fighting for the 5th spot all get jobs and while it’s no longer a dominant 5, it’s serviceable for a team that can beat you 1-8 lineup wise. The loss of Noah to me is more of a big picture loss. “What could have been” is a common theme with the Mets from the mid 80’s teams to generation K to the Mid 2000s teams so this is just another in that line, but it is still worth rehashing. How did the unbeatable 5 aces turn into a full house of duces over aces?
Continue reading “How 5 Aces turned into a Full House”
Just like most of the country and the world for that matter we are all hunkered down in our own houses pondering what is next for everything going on in the sports world with it being paused due to the COVID-19. We kept it light and we had a dream episode of no real topics just your basic shoot your shit kind of episode. Continue reading “SNDP # 241: Social Distancing”
Nick Ceraso and Jose “The Talking Beard” Rivera return for their first podcast of 2020.
Ceraso and The Beard talk about the day the sports world stood still as the global pandemic known as COVID-19 has put all sports on hold. They talk about their first reactions to the news and if they could compare it to any other day in sports history. Continue reading “Ceraso and The Beard Podcast Episode 56; NBA suspended, Tom Brady”
After a little break Steve, Dan, and Vin are back to talk about some sports! Continue reading “SNDP 240: Back After Month Break”
The boys are all back! Vin returns to the show with Dan and Steve as they get into an exciting week in sports. Continue reading “SNDP # 234: Will From On The Board Sports”
With the current state of New York Sports. It just seems to be natural to talk about the good and poor jobs the coaches/managers in the area have been doing in their respective sports. Continue reading “SNDP # 233: Coaching”
The whole team is back! Steven, Dan and Vin early some early morning football and lead off the show with a discussion about if an NFL team based in London could work. Continue reading “SNDP # 232: 7 years in the books”
Steve and Dan kick it old school tonight since Vin wasn’t able to record with them this week. Continue reading “SNDP # 231 Daniel Jones Era Begins”
The time has unfortunately come again. After climbing from the depths of being above of only the Marlins in the national league to getting with a half a game out, carried by their starting pitching and core of young position players, the Mets have fallen short. After losing 2 of 3 to the Phillies and being 4 games back with only 20 the Mets have only a 7% chance to reach the postseason (according to fan-graphs). So what happened?!?! There is a long version but it came down to 2 things. An awful bullpen and maybe an even worse manager. Continue reading “Another one bites the dust”