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Locked On Mets - Daily Podcast On The New York Mets

1,414 episodes - English - Latest episode: 20 days ago - ★★★★★ - 224 ratings

Locked On Mets podcast is your daily ticket to stay ahead of the game and the first to know the latest news, analysis, and insider info for the Amazin’ New York Mets and Major League Baseball. Hosted by Ryan Finkelstein, the Locked On Mets podcast provides your daily Mets fix with all the back page stories, expert, local analysis, and coverage of all aspects of the Mets franchise. Locked On Mets takes you beyond the scoreboard for the inside scoops on the biggest stories from within the Mets locker room and all over MLB. The Locked On Mets podcast is part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Your Team. Every Day.

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New York Mets Sign Julio Teheran to Join Starting Rotation

April 04, 2024 07:25 - 28 minutes - 26.4 MB

The New York Mets made a signing on Wednesday, landing Julio Teheran to help bolster their injured starting rotation. Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the impact of the signing and what it means for the Mets rotation moving forward.    JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS INSIDER COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets    Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Robinhood Robinhood has the only IRA that gives you a 3% boost on every dollar you contribute when you subscribe to Robinhood Gold. ...

Can the Rain Offer the New York Mets a Season Reset?

April 03, 2024 08:11 - 33 minutes - 30.9 MB

The New York Mets got a much-needed day off on Tuesday, as the rain washed out their game against the Detroit Tigers. Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down how the rain could impact the Mets, both in terms of the team's morale and their schedule and rotation plans moving forward.    JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS INSIDER COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets    Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Robinhood Robinhood has the only IRA that gives you a 3% boost on every dollar you contri...

New York Mets Waste Sean Manaea's Gem, Fall to 0-4

April 02, 2024 07:01 - 25 minutes - 23.7 MB

The New York Mets could not stop their losing ways, despite a valiant effort by Sean Manaea, as they were shut out in extra innings. Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down another frustrating night to be a Mets fan.    JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS INSIDER COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets    Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Robinhood Robinhood has the only IRA that gives you a 3% boost on every dollar you contribute when you subscribe to Robinhood Gold. Now through April 30th,...

New York Mets Look to Flush Their Nightmare First Series

April 01, 2024 06:38 - 28 minutes - 25.9 MB

For the first time since 2014, the New York Mets were swept in their first series of the season. Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down all the frustration from the Opening Weekend. Also, Tylor Megill was pulled from his start on Sunday with shoulder soreness. Who would take his place if he went down with an injury? Finally, a preview of what lies ahead with the Mets set to take on the Detroit Tigers in their next series.    JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS INSIDER COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/l...

Rhys Hoskins Can't Get Out of Town Fast Enough for the Mets

March 31, 2024 05:58 - 19 minutes - 17.5 MB

Rhys Hoskins killed the New York Mets on Saturday, going 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs. Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down all the drama surrounding Hoskins in this series and Luis Severino's poor debut.   Also, the offense showed its potential in a late comeback that came up just a little bit short.    JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS INSIDER COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Amazon Fire TV Fire TV recently created Fire TV Channels ...

Freddy Peralta Shuts Down the New York Mets on Opening Day

March 30, 2024 05:51 - 30 minutes - 27.9 MB

The New York Mets were only able to muster a single hit on Opening Day, as Freddy Peralta threw a gem for the Milwaukee Brewers. Host Ryan Finkelstein recaps the game, including the incident between Rhys Hoskin and Jeff McNeil and the performance by Peralta.   Also, Ryan discusses the comments from Steve Cohen and David Stearns before the game.   JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS INSIDER COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Amazon Fire TV Fire...

It is Finally Opening Day for the 2024 New York Mets!

March 29, 2024 07:22 - 27 minutes - 25.5 MB

The New York Mets season begins today!   Host Ryan Finkelstein gets you ready for the start of the 2024 campaign.   JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS INSIDER COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Amazon Fire TV Fire TV recently created Fire TV Channels to deliver a constant supply of the latest videos from your favorite sports brands, all for free. That includes all of us at Locked On and most of the big pro leagues and college conferences as we...

Top 10 Reasons to Believe In the New York Mets in 2024

March 28, 2024 06:50 - 31 minutes - 28.9 MB

On the eve of the 2024 season for the New York Mets, Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down his top 10 reasons to believe in the Mets this year.     JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS INSIDER COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Amazon Fire TV Fire TV recently created Fire TV Channels to deliver a constant supply of the latest videos from your favorite sports brands, all for free. That includes all of us at Locked On and most of the big pro leagues an...

Top 10 Bold Predictions for the New York Mets in 2024

March 27, 2024 07:17 - 28 minutes - 26.4 MB

Host Ryan Finkelstein shares his top 10 boldest predictions for the New York Mets during the 2024 season.   With predictions on the top players like Francisco Lindor, Francisco Alvarez, Brett Baty, Pete Alonso, Luis Severino, and Edwin Diaz amongst others.    JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS INSIDER COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Amazon Fire TV Fire TV recently created Fire TV Channels to deliver a constant supply of the latest videos fr...

Could the Mets Nab Jordan Montgomery? Plus 5 X-Factors

March 26, 2024 08:05 - 29 minutes - 27.3 MB

The New York Mets could use some more help in their starting rotation and Jordan Montgomery is still on the market. Could they make a late push to sign the left-hander? Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down why pursuing Montgomery could make some sense. Also, Ryan gives his five x-factors who could help take the Mets to the next level this year.    JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS INSIDER COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Amazon Fire TV Fire TV...

Mets Send Down Mark Vientos, Zack Short Makes the Roster

March 25, 2024 08:43 - 30 minutes - 28.2 MB

The New York Mets sent down Mark Vientos on Sunday, as he won't make the Opening Day roster. Instead, Zack Short has made the team to complement Brett Baty at third base.   Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down where things stand with the Mets roster almost set and discusses the great camp Luis Severino has put together.     JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS INSIDER COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Amazon Fire TV Fire TV recently created Fire T...

Mets Cut Roster to 31, DFA Bickford, Option Fujinami

March 24, 2024 07:08 - 24 minutes - 22.2 MB

The New York Mets introduced J.D. Martinez on Saturday and made another wave of roster cuts, which included designating Phil Bickford for assignment and optioning Shintaro Fujinami. Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the moves, and then celebrates five years of hosting Locked On Mets.    JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS INSIDER COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Ibotta Right now, Ibotta is offering our listeners $5 for just trying Ibotta by u...

Do the Mets Now Have a Better Lineup Than the Phillies?

March 23, 2024 06:58 - 24 minutes - 22.3 MB

After the addition of J.D. Martinez, do the Mets suddenly have a lineup that can stack up with the Philadelphia Phillies? Host Ryan Finkelstein looks at the gap between the Mets and the Phillies right now and wonders if it is closer than the gap between the Mets and the Braves.   JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS INSIDER COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Ibotta Right now, Ibotta is offering our listeners $5 for just trying Ibotta by using co...

Will the New York Mets Start Mark Vientos Back in Triple-A?

March 22, 2024 07:00 - 28 minutes - 26.2 MB

The New York Mets made a big addition last night, signing J.D. Martinez on a one-year deal. What does this now mean for Mark Vientos? Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the pros and cons of sending Vientos down to Triple-A, now that there is less playing time available to him in the big leagues.   Also, if Vientos is sent down, who will get that last roster spot.   Finally, Ryan discusses the steal of a deal the Mets got on J.D. Martinez.  JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS INSIDER COMMUNITY: https:...

BREAKING: The New York Mets Sign J.D. Martinez

March 22, 2024 02:28 - 28 minutes - 26.4 MB

The New York Mets have landed J.D. Martinez after all, signing him on a one-year, $12 million deal.   Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down what this means for the Mets.   JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS INSIDER COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Ibotta Right now, Ibotta is offering our listeners $5 for just trying Ibotta by using code LOCKEDONMLB. Just go to the app store and download the free Ibotta app to start earning cash back now.  Amazo...

MLB SEASON PREVIEW: Will the Braves, Nationals, Mets, Phillies, or Marlins win the NL East?

March 21, 2024 10:00 - 42 minutes - 38.8 MB

The 2024 MLB Season is here and Locked On has the most comprehensive MLB Season preview for you. Who wins each division? You’ll hear from every MLB host on our network debating who take the top spots in the AL East, AL Central, AL West, NL East, NL Central and NL West. Will we see the Baltimore Orioles, the Minnesota Twin, the Houston Astros, the Atlanta Braves, the Milwaukee Brewers, and the Los Angeles Dodgers repeat their 2023 success?  Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Ibotta
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Christian Scott Shines in His Start, Mets Set Their Rotation

March 21, 2024 08:27 - 31 minutes - 28.9 MB

New York Mets top pitching prospect Christian Scott showcased his stuff in a spring training start on Wednesday and really turned heads. How close is he to being MLB-ready? Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down his start and why Mets fans should be excited for what he could soon bring to the starting rotation. Also, the Mets have officially announced their Opening Day rotation, with Jose Butto getting the option down to Triple-A Syracuse. Butto could still be up soon though, as the Mets may ch...

How Should the New York Mets Stack Their Lineup This Season?

March 20, 2024 07:59 - 34 minutes - 31.1 MB

The New York Mets saw Jeff McNeil return to the lineup last night and they batted him cleanup. Could they keep this lineup into the season? Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down why McNeil could actually make some sense batting cleanup, as well as the rest of the Mets lineup decisions. He also predicts what the 26-man roster will be come Opening Day after another round of cuts.     JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS INSIDER COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our...

The New York Mets Wild Card Path Keeps Getting Tougher

March 19, 2024 06:16 - 28 minutes - 26 MB

The San Francisco Giants have signed Blake Snell, the San Diego Padres traded for Dylan Cease and suddenly the NL Wild Card race looks a bit more formidable. Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down where the Mets stack up against the other NL Wild Card teams right now. Also, who should grab the final roster spot for the Mets? Ji-Man Choi or DJ Stewart?   JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS INSIDER COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Ibotta Right now,...

Mark Vientos is the Most Fascinating Met to Follow in Camp

March 18, 2024 08:05 - 32 minutes - 29.4 MB

Mark Vientos has had an up-and-down spring, which continued over the weekend when he went from having a Golden Sombrero on Saturday, to a multi-extra-base hit game on Sunday. Will this boom-or-bust nature continue for Vientos into the season? Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down why Vientos is one of the most interesting names to watch for the Mets in camp and this season.    JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS INSIDER COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Spo...

Mets Arms Shine in Spring Breakout, J.D. Davis Signs with A's

March 16, 2024 06:48 - 30 minutes - 27.9 MB

The New York Mets Spring Breakout game was on Friday, putting their top prospects on display for the world to see. In the game, the Mets' pitching prospects really showed out. Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the highlights from the game, and how the pitching prospects turned some heads. Also, the Mets have made another round of roster cuts and J.D. Davis signed with the Oakland Athletics.    JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us B...

10 Bold Predictions for the Top Prospects in the Mets System

March 15, 2024 07:04 - 29 minutes - 27.4 MB

How will some of the best prospects in the Mets system perform this year? Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down 10 of his boldest predictions for what will happen in the minor leagues for the Mets farm system this season.     JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Factor Meals Head to FactorMeals.com/lockedonmlb50and use code lockedonmlb50 to get 50% off.  Amazon Fire TV Fire TV recently created Fire TV Chan...

New York Yankees Are Having a Very "Mets" Spring Training

March 14, 2024 07:36 - 27 minutes - 25.2 MB

The New York Yankees have been dealing with a pretty rough week, first with the news of Gerrit Cole's injury hanging over their hands, and now with their former prospect being used to land Dylan Cease for the Padres. Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down how the Yankees have been dealing with a very Mets-like camp lately.   Also, Luis Severino had another great outing on Wednesday and Mark Vientos has suddenly gotten hot.    JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/...

Which Free Agent J.D. is the Better Fit for the New York Mets?

March 13, 2024 06:57 - 30 minutes - 27.9 MB

The New York Mets have reportedly shown interest in J.D. Davis and J.D. Martinez in free agency. Which bat would be a better fit and who is more likely to be signed? Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the latest report linking the Mets to Martinez and if a reunion with Davis makes any sense considering this team's goals for 2024.     JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Factor Meals Head to FactorMeals.c...

Edwin Diaz Looks Like the Best Closer in Baseball Again

March 12, 2024 06:51 - 28 minutes - 25.8 MB

Edwin Diaz made his long-awaited return on Monday and was absolutely electric, striking out the side for the New York Mets.   Host Ryan Finkelstein discusses the impact of Edwin's return and how he could be one of the reasons the Mets become a playoff team again in 2024.   JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Factor Meals Head to FactorMeals.com/lockedonmlb50and use code lockedonmlb50 to get 50% off.  ...

Can Mets Pitching Translate From Spring to the Real Season?

March 11, 2024 07:43 - 27 minutes - 25.2 MB

The starting rotation has been great for the New York Mets so far this spring. Can they sustain this into the regular season? Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down why the Mets should be optimistic about the rotation as presently constructed. He also looks into the history of strong springs carrying over into the regular season.     JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Factor Meals Head to FactorMeals.com/l...

Luis Severino Looks Sharp Again, Mets Make More Cuts

March 09, 2024 08:45 - 18 minutes - 17.1 MB

Luis Severino looked great once again on Friday night, pitching three scoreless innings. Can he get back to his prior form? Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the outing from Severino, as well as other notes from Friday's games. Also, the Mets made their second wave of roster cuts.    JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Factor Meals Head to FactorMeals.com/lockedonmlb50and use code lockedonmlb50 to get ...

Francisco Alvarez Looks Like the Future of the New York Mets

March 08, 2024 09:01 - 32 minutes - 29.7 MB

Francisco Alvarez had a great game in spring training on Thursday night, throwing out three baserunners and hitting a moonshot of a home run.   Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the improvements Alvarez is showing in controlling the running game and how it bodes well for his continued progression as one of the best young catchers in baseball.   JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Factor Meals Head to F...

Top Dark Horses Who Could Make the Mets Opening Day Roster

March 07, 2024 08:36 - 31 minutes - 28.8 MB

Who are some dark horse candidates to make the New York Mets roster come Opening Day? Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down some candidates who have stood out in camp so far to monitor over the final stretch of Grapefruit League games.     JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Factor Meals Head to FactorMeals.com/lockedonmlb50and use code lockedonmlb50 to get 50% off.  Amazon Fire TV Fire TV recently create...

Can Tylor Megill Carry Over Great Spring into the Season?

March 06, 2024 08:23 - 27 minutes - 25.3 MB

Tylor Megill has been one of the Mets' best stories out of camp, as he continues to dominate in spring training. Can he bring this same success into the regular season? Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down what has been different with Megill in camp so far and if he can enjoy a breakout season in 2024.    JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Factor Meals Head to FactorMeals.com/lockedonmlb50and use code lo...

Why Won't the Mets Take Advantage of the Boras Free Agents?

March 05, 2024 06:35 - 28 minutes - 25.8 MB

Scott Boras' top free agents have been signing team-friendly deals, as they have stayed on the market for too long this offseason. Can the Mets still get in the mix on adding a big fish in free agency? Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down how the market has played out for Boras' clients and if the Mets could sign Jordan Montgomery or J.D. Martinez.    JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Factor Meals Head ...

Mets Narrow Focus on MLB Talent, Send Down the Prospects

March 04, 2024 08:22 - 29 minutes - 27.4 MB

The New York Mets have made their first wave of roster cuts during spring training, sending down 10 players (mostly top prospects) as decisions have to start being made on who will make the team come Opening Day. Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the cuts, and asks five questions that the Mets will have to answer, over the next three weeks, before filling out their roster for the start of the season.    JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Sup...

Who Are the New Wave of Mets Top Prospects Coming?

March 01, 2024 08:34 - 27 minutes - 25 MB

Yesterday look at the top 10 prospects in the New York Mets farm system, today we look beyond that to the next wave of top prospects who could be coming. Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down some of the lesser-known prospects who are in this system who will really start their developmental journey in the Mets organization in 2024.     JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! eBay Motors With all the parts you...

Locked On Mets Top 10 Prospects Prior to the 2024 Season

February 29, 2024 07:45 - 29 minutes - 26.6 MB

Who are the top 10 prospects in the New York Mets farm system heading into the 2024 MLB season? Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down his personal list of the top prospects the Mets have right now.  Between who should be No. 1 in the system with Jett Williams, Drew Gilbert, and Luisangel Acuña at the top, to where prospects like Ryan Clifford, Christian Scott, and Ronny Mauricio fall, we take a look at the best of the best for the New York Mets.    JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: ...

Brewers Trade Looms Large For the New York Mets Right Now

February 28, 2024 09:08 - 33 minutes - 30.6 MB

David Stearns' one major trade of the offseason was with his former team, acquiring Adrian Houser and Tyrone Taylor from the Milwaukee Brewers. Now with Houser set to be featured in the rotation, and Taylor set to play a big role in the Mets outfield mix, how good of a trade was that for the Mets? Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the importance of that deal for the 2024 Mets and the role that Houser and Taylor will play in New York this season.   Also, could the Mets and Brewers become f...

What Do the Odds Tell Us About the Mets Chances This Year?

February 27, 2024 08:17 - 30 minutes - 28.2 MB

The New York Mets are considered a longshot to win the World Series this year according to the betting odds. What exactly does Vegas think about the Mets' chances to be a playoff team or make a run in 2024? Host Ryan Finkelstein dives into a full betting preview for the New York Mets this season, looking at their over/under win total, playoff odds, World Series odds, and more.   Also, MLB Futures on Awards and different player props to watch. Finally, a breakdown of Monday's Grapefruit Le...

Can Mets’ Depth Starters Carry the Load Early in the Season?

February 26, 2024 05:00 - 28 minutes - 26.1 MB

The New York Mets will be without Kodai Senga for at least the first month of the season. Can depth starters Tylor Megill, Joey Lucceshi and Jose Butto fill the void early in the season? Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the potential of Megill to have his best big league season yet, as well as his early takeaways from the first few games of Grapefruit League action.    JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets   Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsor...

Mets Top Prospects on the Rise, and Kodai Senga Update

February 23, 2024 08:19 - 28 minutes - 22.8 MB

Kodai Senga will miss Opening Day for the New York Mets, as he has been diagnosed with a shoulder strain. Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the latest news on Senga, how the Mets can overcome the loss, and also dives into some top prospects in the Mets system who are on the rise. JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Backblaze Receive a fully-featured no risk free trial at Backblaze.com/lockedonmlb. Go ther...

Will the Mets Make a Move if Kodai Senga Misses Time?

February 22, 2024 08:15 - 28 minutes - 23.3 MB

Kodai Senga showed up to Mets camp with arm fatigue on Wednesday, casting some doubt into what his availability will be moving forward. Will this just be a minor injury or a major story? Host Ryan Finkelstein talks through all of the different scenarios with Senga and how the Mets could manage his potential absence. If he does miss significant time, could this push the Mets to go in on a free agent like Blake Snell or Jordan Montgomery? JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://...

Will Mark Vientos Win an Everyday Role Out of Mets Camp?

February 21, 2024 08:08 - 24 minutes - 19.8 MB

The New York Mets seem to be staying internal at DH this year, which puts a lot of pressure on Mark Vientos to have a breakout season in 2024. Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down why this is a make-or-break year for Vientos in the Mets organization, and if he can live up to his upside to thrive in that DH role. JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Backblaze Receive a fully-featured no risk free trial at Back...

Can the Mets' Outfield Be Among the Best in Baseball Again?

February 20, 2024 08:00 - 26 minutes - 21.3 MB

The New York Mets had one of, if not the, best outfield in baseball back in 2022, which was a big reason for their winning 101 games. Last year, the Mets were far worse in the outfield. Can they return to form again in 2024? Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down why the Mets struggled in the outfield last year, particularly the regression of Starling Marte. He also breaks down how the Mets have addressed their needs in the outfield this offseason with Harrison Bader and Tyrone Taylor and how ...

Why Won't the Mets Talk to Pete Alonso About an Extension?

February 19, 2024 09:00 - 31 minutes - 25.2 MB

Pete Alonso arrived at spring training over the weekend and was met with plenty of questions regarding his future with the New York Mets. If Alonso is truly all ears on a potential contract extension, why aren't the Mets pursuing a deal? Host Ryan Finkelstein discusses where things stand with Pete and the Mets and why an extension is unlikely. JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Backblaze Receive a fully...

Brett Baty Showed Up to Camp Ready to Break Out for the Mets

February 16, 2024 09:20 - 25 minutes - 20.6 MB

Brett Baty arrived at Mets camp on Thursday and spoke with the media about what went wrong last year. Can he make the adjustments to be required to breakout in 2024? Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down what Baty said about his offseason and why you can count on a real bounce-back this season. Also, Francisco Lindor played through an elbow injury last year. Do Mets fans still not appreciate him enough as a superstar? JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedon...

Three Mets Top Prospects Whose Stock is Trending Down

February 15, 2024 08:40 - 31 minutes - 25.4 MB

Kevin Parada and Alex Ramirez were considered top-five prospects in the Mets system as recently as last season, but have since seen their stock drop off after a bad 2023 season. Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down what went wrong with Parada and Ramirez last year and what has to change for them in 2024. JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! eBay Motors With all the parts you need at the prices you want, it’s ...

Which Non-Roster Invitee Has the Best Chance to Make the Mets?

February 14, 2024 08:15 - 29 minutes - 23.4 MB

Of all of the non-roster invitees that will be in camp with the New York Mets during spring training, who has the best chance to actually make the Opening Day roster? Host Ryan Finkelstein goes through all of the non-roster invitees and the depth that they could bring to the Mets this season. JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! eBay Motors With all the parts you need at the prices you want, it’s easy to t...

Have the New York Mets Made Their Last MLB Signing of 2024?

February 13, 2024 07:10 - 27 minutes - 22.1 MB

Pitchers and catchers have reported to camp for the New York Mets, as spring training is officially underway. Are the Mets done adding through free agency? Mets President of Baseball Operations David Stearns met with the media on Monday for the first time this spring to address a variety of topics. Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down Stearns' comments and what it means for the rest of the Mets plans as they enter camp and get ready for the 2024 MLB season. JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT CO...

How Much Does Edwin Diaz Move the Needle for the Mets?

February 12, 2024 10:00 - 28 minutes - 22.8 MB

The New York Mets will finally get their closer back in 2024, as Edwin Diaz is set to return to the mound this season. How much did his absence hurt the Mets last season and what kind of impact can he have now a year later? Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the importance of Diaz to the Mets playoff hopes. JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! eBay Motors With all the parts you need at the prices you want,...

Mets Ex-GM Billy Eppler Banned By MLB for the 2024 Season

February 10, 2024 07:00 - 16 minutes - 14.7 MB

Major League Baseball has concluded their investigation into former Mets GM Billy Eppler and have suspended him for the 2024 season. Host Ryan Finkelstein reacts to Rob Manfred's decision and reflects on Eppler's two-year tenure as the Mets GM. JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Ibotta Right now, Ibotta is offering our listeners $5 for just trying Ibotta by using the code LOCKEDONMLB when you register. ...

Will the Mets Next Top Prospect Trio Be Better Than This One?

February 09, 2024 08:29 - 29 minutes - 23.7 MB

The New York Mets have one wave of former top prospects who will be playing on their team this season after their rookie years in 2023. Coming up the pipeline in the minor leagues, the Mets have an exciting new wave of prospects who could be seen as soon as this season. Which group of players will be better in the long run? Francisco Alvarez, Brett Baty and Mark Vientos or Jett Williams, Drew Gilbert and Luisangel Acuña. Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks it all down. JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS ...

What Will a Massive Contract Year Look Like for Pete Alonso?

February 08, 2024 08:00 - 20 minutes - 16.8 MB

Pete Alonso is heading into a contract year for the New York Mets and could be primed for a massive year. What could Alonso at his best look like? Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about what Pete Alonso could do in his contract year and how far he could drag the Mets if he is at his absolute best. JOIN THE LOCKED ON METS SUBTEXT COMMUNITY: https://joinsubtext.com/lockedonmets Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Ibotta Right now, Ibotta is offering our listeners $5 for just trying Ibotta b...

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