Mike Francesa

Mets first baseman Pete Alonso celebrates in the dugout after hitting a three-run homer against the Marlins on April 1, 2019, at Marlins Park in Miami.
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April 10, 2019 - 7:04 pm
Pete Alonso has started his Major League Baseball career with a bang, or rather, with quite a few bangs. Alonso has managed five home runs, 15 base hits and 14 RBIs in the first 10 games of the Mets season. Click to read.
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Luis Severino reacts during the sixth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
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April 08, 2019 - 7:56 pm
The Yankees have had horrendous injury luck to start the 2019 season. New York has an incredible 11 players on the injured list, including starting pitcher Luis Severino. Severino was injured in spring training, but Monday brought news that he “didn’t feel great” during a recent throwing session...
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March 11, 2019 - 3:07 pm
Seth Lugo was a big part of the Mets pitching staff last season. He's been used as both a starter and a reliever. He enters the 2019 season season as part of the bullpen as he will be their long man and middle reliever. He's expected to get the ball to Jeurys Familia and Edwin Diaz.
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March 06, 2019 - 3:13 pm
There was some concern on Tuesday when the news came down that Luis Severino had shoulder inflammation. It is essentially a lock that Severino will not be ready for Opening Day.
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March 04, 2019 - 3:06 pm
A lot of people thought at first that signing Tim Tebow was a publicity stunt in some ways by the Mets. As time has gone on, it's shown that isn't the case. In fact, it's not crazy as it used to be to say that Tebow could potentially play in Queens in the big leagues one day.
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March 04, 2019 - 2:54 pm
The NL East is going to be a heck of a race this season. The Mets, Nationals, Phillies and Braves are all expected to compete for a division title.
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Mets first baseman Pete Alonso
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February 25, 2019 - 4:24 pm
Pete Alonso has made waves in the early days of Mets spring training. Alonso homered in his first at-bat of the spring on Saturday in Port St. Lucie, Florida. His two-run home run came in the second inning of a game against the Atlanta Braves that the Mets eventually won 4-3. The 24-year-old’s...
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FILE -- Brodie Van Wagenen poses with Mets third baseman Todd Frazier.
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February 11, 2019 - 6:33 pm
On Thursday, the Mets will commence pre-season activities when their pitchers and catchers report to spring training in Florida. The full squad will arrive at the team’s facilities in Port St. Lucie on February 18. A lot has changed since last year, both on the diamond and in the front office. New...
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Manny Machado and Bryce Harper
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February 08, 2019 - 4:59 pm
A week of February has passed, but both Manny Machado and Bryce Harper still remain on the market unsigned. The Yankees (and everyone else in the league) have been linked with both of this offseason's two marquee free agents. However, it doesn’t seem likely that either player ends up in the Bronx...
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Jared Goff and Tom Brady
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January 31, 2019 - 7:05 pm
Shannon Sharpe spent 14 seasons in the NFL, winning three Super Bowls in that time. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2011. It’s safe to say he knows the league fairly well. On Sunday, the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams will play Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta. The Patriots...
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