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Canseco Has Nightmares Over Writing “Juiced”

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

If you follow Jose Canseco on Twitter you’re bound to find out a new piece of information about him. Canseco is currently trying out for a team in Mexico- he informed everyone that he will find out if he made it on Sunday - but last night he spent some time expressing regret over writing the book “Juiced.” I am truly […]

Alderson’s Tweet: Relax Mets Fans, It’s a Joke!

Friday, February 10th, 2012

I think the one aspect of Sandy Alderson that largely is lost on the public is his dry sense of humor. I have experienced it during conference calls and when he’s interacted with reporters at Citi Field. You saw that a bit with his “box of chocolates” comment when Jose Reyes signed with Miami. Yesterday, […]

Link: Michael Kay Takes to Twitter, Rips Mets Fans

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

2012 Sports Media Watchdog nominee Michael Kay took to Twitter this past weekend. Kay had some feedback about the experience to date during his ESPN Radio show, which I discuss over at Sports Media Watchdog.  

Twitter-Gate Another Example of Dying Mets Fan Culture

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

The gap between athlete and fan has probably never been wider. With the average salary north of $3 million dollars it’s hard for many average baseball fans to connect with the players on the field. No longer do we live in times when the Brooklyn Dodgers actually lived in Brooklyn. The advent of social media […]

Canseco Challenges A-Rod to HR Hitting Contest

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

I am challenging Alex Rodriguez to a home run competition all the monies will go to charityless than a minute ago via TweetCasterJose CansecoJoseCanseco If you are on the East Coast and can’t sleep, stick around Twitter and Jose Canseco will usually pop up to entertain the masses in the wee hours of the morning. […]

Mets Fans Want To See Canseco in Spring Training

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

A couple of weeks ago Jose Canseco was lobbying for a spring training invite on Twitter, and even called out Mets GM Sandy Alderson, saying that he would even play first base for a tryout. Canseco claims he can still lead the league in homers if given the opportunity. For fun, I decided to throw […]

Yes Mike NYBD has a “Tweetah”

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Had to share two hysterical Mike Francesa pieces of information. First, NYBD fan Anthony Zachariadis posted the enclosed picture on Facebook, after numerous technical difficulties at Yankee Stadium the other day. That kind of sums up many of the “mailed in” shows that Francesa does on a consistent basis. Of course, the ratings don’t change […]

How is Bacsik Different From Carton?

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Former Mets pitcher Mike Bacsik was fired from his job on a 1310 The Ticket in Dallas due to remarks on Twitter about Mexican Americans. Using the term “dirty Mexican” clearly was bad judgment by Bacsik, especially in lieu of the current political climate, but why do radio stations fire individuals like Bacsik, while Craig […]

Thoughts on Grilli’s Mystery Team

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Not New York related but in the age of information RHP Jason Grilli announced his free agent signing on twitter. Sources familiar with the situation told NYBD  that Washington and Cleveland were vying for Grilli’s services. Although there is no official confirmation it appears that Cleveland has landed the veteran right hander. I believe this […]

Weekly Digest Tonight @ 8pm

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

Mike and Howard remember Hank Greenberg in honor of Rosh Hashanah. They talk about a possible Jeff Francoeur contract, “winning ballplayers”, and more on the Yanks pitching. They talk about Mike’s “twitter battle” with Roger Clemens. Howard admonishes Mike for not knowing the birthplace of college football. We will open the phone lines if anyone […]