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  • 02:45

    The Amazin' Avenue Audio Holiday Special

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    After a long, hard year of talking about New York Mets baseball, Jeffrey decided to get himself an early Christmas present and commandeered the podcast to talk about a few of his favorite things. Fortunately one of those things *is* still Mets baseball (for now), and with the recent Troy Tulowitzki rumors it seemed only logical that Steve Schreiber, president of the Tulo Fan Club, would join the show. After that it's pro wrestling talk with Steve Sypa, a lengthy discussion of The Mountain Goats oevure with baseball writer (and angry Oriole bird) Jonathan Bernhardt, we drink some bourbon and chat about it with bartender Robert Juall, and wrap up a very long podcast on a very late night discussing Sheffield Wednesday with fellow New York Owl, Mark Hugo. There's a prize if you make it to the very end, but absolutely no one will hold it against you if you don't. Cheers!

  • 02:19

    Episode 157: Your regularly scheduled programming

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    Normally by now on Amazin' Avenue Audio, we would have done a season review, an offseason preview, and some Rule 5 talk, but as you may have heard on podcasts like this one, the Mets spent all of October in the playoffs. So we have some catching up to do. First Jeffrey and Kate review the 2015 season one last time and discuss the Terry Collins extension. Next, Jeffrey and Brian look at some early roster moves and the Mets crop of free agents.Then, Jeffrey and Greg discuss Rule 5 protections and further 40-man roster machinations. Oh there's more, Jeffrey and Lukas preview the Mets offseason and discuss the *sigh* shortstop situation. Finally, Jeffrey and Milo answer your e-mails until Jeffrey finally has to cry 'uncle.'

  • 01:37

    Amazin' Avenue Audio, Episode 58

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    In the "Jenrry Mejia's hair deserves its own edition" edition, Rob and Jeffrey talk about Jenrry Mejia's hair, natch'. We also preview the 2014 Mets infield, which mostly devolves into a discussion of David Wright's future Hall of Fame case. Chris McShane helps out too, sitting down with Mike Vorkunov of the Star-Ledger to see where the Mets shortstop and first base situation currently stand. Then we continue our NL East preview with the Atlanta Braves, and Talking Chop's Ben Duronio. It's a cast of thousands on Amazin' Avenue Audio! Finally, we wrap up with your e-mails, and Jeffrey's most recent failure at Mets Trivia.

  • 05:45

    Amazin' Avenue Audio, Episode 56

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    In the "It would be convenient if they gave #56 to an interesting prospect this Spring, but I forgot that it's Scott Rice's number" edition. Rob and Jeffrey finally sit down to talk about the Amazin' Avenue Top 25 Mets prospect list, but first they spend ten minutes talking about the 2008 Mets bullpen for some reason. #blameAyala. We also answer your e-mails about...shortstops...again.

  • 06:04

    Amazin' Avenue Audio, Episode 60

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    In the "You should all feel bad for telling Jon Rauch to kill himself on twitter" edition, Rob and Jeffrey wrap up our 2014 preview with the bullpen, which we are not excited about (the preview that is, but also, probably the bullpen). So that leaves plenty of time to discuss the fifth starter situation, just how many first basemen the Mets are going to carry, and to check in on our sister podcast, Shortstop Avenue. We wrap up with some college baseball talk, a couple of e-mails, and the beginning of a triumphant winning streak at Mets trivia.

  • 07:14

    Amazin' Avenue Audio, Episode 59

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    In the "[redacted] is the only Met to wear #59" edition. Rob and Jeffrey (and Chris and Marc Carig) preview the 2014 Mets rotation. Will Jon Niese every be healthy and above-average at the same time? How fat can Bartolo Colon get? Do we have anything to say about Dillon Gee? Who exactly is going to be the Mets fifth starter? (Jeffrey makes a sad face) All these questions will at least be discussed. Plus, we debut the Shortstop Avenue Audio jingle, because of course we have shortstop e-mails to answer, and Jeffrey and Rob completely forget to do Mets trivia, which means Jeffrey doesn't get Mets trivia wrong.

  • 06:21

    Amazin' Avenue Audio, Episode 57

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    In the "Tonight, Boss" edition, Rob and Jeffrey share their Santana no-hitter stories before launching into the 2014 Mets preview with the triumphant return of Outfield Avenue Audio (yes, we know we said we'd start with the infield, but we rarely stick to plans). Jeffrey says mean things about Eric Young despite his plans to only say nice things about Eric Young. Meanwhile, Rob is bullish on Curtis Granderson. Then, Liz Roscher of The Good Phight joins the show and has to put up with Jeffrey's merciless trolling of the Phillies offseason. Finally, we wrap up with your e-mail (singular) about playing for 2014, and whether Terry Collins can get the extra 2% out of the Mets. We hope Jonah Keri appreciates the free plug. 

  • 00:35

    Episode 151: NLCS Game 4: So this happened

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    (so that happened, Jeffrey, Greg, and Steve try to talk about it coherently. They mostly succeed we think. On the agenda: The 2015 National League Champion New York Mets are your 2015 National League Champions. They don't have great merchandise, but they do have Daniel Murphy, who is hotter than the rapidly expanding universe after the Big Bang which also resembles the speed and trajectory of all his crazy dingers.)

  • 00:33

    Episode 148: NLCS Game 1: The Dark Knight: Master Ace

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    The Mets won Game 1 of the NLCS behind a sterling performance by Matt Harvey, and Jeffrey and Steve are hear to talk about it in Episode 148 of Amazin' Avenue Audio. Not at the bar where they were watching the game (Jeffrey's phone died), but several hours later when we were all very sleepy. "Let's do it in ten minutes" was the off-air directive, so of course enjoy thirty minutes of discussion on Harvey shoving, Familia freezing, Murph murphing, Beltran playoff stat reading, and general incoherent babbling. Up the Night Owls!

  • 00:24

    Episode 149: NLCS Game 2: Thorrrrrrrrrrrr dot mpeg

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    In episode 149 of Amazin' Avenue Audio, Jeffrey and Steve recap the Mets Game Two win over the Cubs in the NLCS. We've run out of things to say about Daniel Murphy, and we can't say it any better than Pedro when it comes to Noah Syndergaard, so we just end up exchanging recipe ideas by the end of the show. Though there is some (more) real talk about our emotional state as it relates to the 2015 Mets for those of you that (rightfully) demand actual Mets content in your Mets podcasts.

  • 02:11

    Episode 152: World Series (?!) Preview

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    In the first ever Amazin' Avenue Audio World Series preview Jeffrey and Greg are confused and terrified. This was true before every other Mets playoff series though, so a good omen perhaps? We discuss the Mets playoff rotation, how confident we are in the Mets bullpen, and who on the Royals scares us the most. Next, Andy McCullough, who you may remember from appearances on such podcasts as this one, joins the show to delve further in depth on the Mets World Series opponent. Then, David Roth is back to talk about Pat Misch, Alay Soler, and other non-World-Series playing Mets we have known. Finally we wrap things up with your emails. It's just like a regular podcast, except the Mets are about to play in the World Series ohgodohgodohgodohgodohgod.