Dave Rothenberg reacts to Steve Cohen officially purchasing the Mets and what this means for the organization going forward. Plus, another edition of Stump Rothenberg.
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Here's how one dad didn't let the pandemic stop him from taking his son out to the ballgame in 2020.
MLB owners approve sale of New York Mets to billionaire Steve Cohen. Plus, a rant on Candy Corn!
Looking to bolster their pitching staff, the New York Mets claimed right-handers Nick Tropeano and Jacob Barnes off waivers on Friday.
Billionaire Steve Cohen got the votes he needed from MLB owners to become the new majority owner of the Mets with a 95% stake. The sale values the franchise at more than $2.4 billion.
The Mets mess. The White Sox did a what & a MAJOR heavyweight joins the Regal Tumble!
The finale of the pandemic-shortened 2020 season goes up against the scandals, scapegoats, superstars and, yes, the Yankees of the past. Sam Miller judges every October since 1903.
Jesse Rogers joins Buster to discuss Justin Turner refusing to stay isolated during the postgame celebration, his take on the Blake Snell situation after covering the Rays during the World Series and free agency already looking ugly for the players (8:15). Then, Tim Kurkjian hops on to talk about the wackiest season ever, giving credit to the teams for adapting to an usual lifestyle while playing, their concern for the sport and if Turner will be suspended (22:33). Next, Hembo stops by to be the only person in civilization to defend Kevin Cash (35:14). And finally, Todd Radom administers the last quiz of the season (42:31).
Citing a review of the proposed Mets sale because of the location of Citi Field, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declined to comment on whether he thought Steve Cohen would be a fit owner.
The guys sound off on the reports of issues with the sale of the Mets to Steve Cohen, and hear from fans as well.
Could Mayor DiBlasio block Steve Cohen from buying the Mets? What is the true motivation behind trying to block this sale? Is there any chance New York City can block this?
Mets catchers Wilson Ramos and Robinson Chirinos, and infielder Todd Frazier became free agents after the team declined to pick up team options in their contracts.
Buster Olney joined the show to recap Game 6 of the World Series, the situation with Justin Turner and much more.
MLB owners will vote Friday on the sale of the Mets to billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen, according to multiple reports.
Sure, the 2020 season just ended. No, we haven't a clue how the offseason will play out. We're ranking all 30 MLB teams for next year anyway.
Chris Carlin reacts to Trevor Lawrence's comments about potentially returning to Clemson and says the Jets need to make this QB love them on 98.7 ESPN. Plus, we're getting closer to Steve Cohen purchasing the Mets.
Sarah is very upset about the performance the Bears put on last night but is trying to stay positive about this team. Tim Tebow stops by to talk with Sarah & Jason about National Mentorship Day, defense in the SEC and some interesting thoughts on what Trevor Lawrence should do. POST PARTY at the end you don't want to miss!
Tim Tebow joined Sarah Spain and Jason Fitz to talk about his work with the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, and National Mentorship Day. Tim also weighs in on the college football season, his time with the Mets, thoughts on the World Series, and the tough decision facing Clemson's Trevor Lawrence.
The Mets claimed infielder Robel Garcia off waivers and designated outfielder Ryan Cordell for assignment.
First Takes responds the Baker Mayfield's comments to Stephen A's criticism, if they're confident in Ezekiel Elliott's leadership, and Omari Hardwick joins the show.
Watching Mookie Betts last night made the guys think of what could've been with the Mets. Plus, Alan has some bad news for Knicks fans expecting big changes.
Karl Ravech joins Buster to discuss the Rays bringing a knife to a gun fight, Mookie Betts completing the circle with the Dodgers, Tyler Glasnow throwing balls in the dirt, Brandon Lowe’s struggles, Jeff Luhnow again denying he knew about the Astros cheating and Steve Cohen’s official approval to buy the Mets (8:00). Plus, Sarah Langs plays The Numbers Game with notes on Clayton Kershaw, Cody Bellinger and Betts (34:33).
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