Radio Redux

Mike_1 Thanks to Carl "The Cabbie" and Dugout Joe for inviting me on Baseball Talk at blogtalkradio.com earlier today. If you’re interested, I’m interviewed on the June 3rd edition, ’bout 15 minutes in. The guys do a great job and seem to have a fun rapport! Join them every Sunday at noon.

This was my 3rd appearance on web radio–the first being on MLB.com’s "Under the Lights" with Pete McCarthy (it was a Friday night and I had to go straight to a party, hence the dress), and the second this past April 25th on Matt and Anthony’s phenomenal Metsblog Talk Radio (now in its new timeslot at 10PM every Wednesday–I’ll remind you this Weds!). I’m always happy to talk baseball, but after these appearances, I always think of what I should have said way after the questions are asked. Being more of a writer than a speaker, well, I guess I like to think on the questions a bit.

So. Carl and Joe asked me what I thought are the top three things the Mets need to do to reach and win the World Series. Belatedly, here’s my list, as it shold have come out:

1. Stay healthy. This one’s a no-brainer, but as I said on the show, it’s the most important thing for this team to just stay healthy. Especially since we’ve got so many key players at or near (or over!) 40.

2. The Big Hitters: I wasn’t too articulate about this one (again, writer more than speaker here), but basically, guys are going to slump. We know that. We just need to make sure there aren’t too many big bats slumping at once. Spread it out, fellas.

3. Plating runs: I know you’re with me here. How frustrating is it to watch the boys get on base–****, load the bases–and then not be able to score a run out of it? Stranding guys on base could hurt us more than anything come October. But then, you don’t need to say "NLCS Game 7, 9th inning" to realize that.

So there you go. A rare humor-free post from Zoe with her top three requisites for the Mets to go all the way.

Would you like to share your own? Comment away!

xx,

Z

P.S. WHY do I laugh so much on the radio? I mean, I enjoy laughing. But come on, Zoe. Quit the chuckles!   

3 Comments

Zoe,

Thanks for appearing on Baseball Talk. Love the radio mic on your post :) Keep up the good work…Go Mets!

Dugout Joe

Hey there!
I just saw your article on MLB. Great job!

I would like to think that I triggered something that day I sent you the email LOL If not then don’t burst my bubble I would still like to think I did LOL

Anywhoo, Hope all is well.

I was @ the Miami series (the videos you had) and it was a blast. I wrote about the guys choices of clothes (all dressed up mind you) from that weekend.

Hope all is well and TTYL,

-Desiree

Wrightoholics

What was that about staying healthy?

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