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"Amazin’ But True” is the leading New York Mets podcast hosted by former Mets pitcher and Emmy-Award winning TV analyst Nelson Figueroa and rabid Mets fan, columnist and media personality Jake Brown. The podcast will take you inside the clubhouse with beat writer Mike Puma, columnist Joel Sherman and the full team of NY Post baseball writers. The show will also feature special Mets guests, including current players, former players, broadcasters and celebrity fans. The show is released every Monday and Thursday throughout the entire season.

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"Amazin’ But True” is the leading New York Mets podcast hosted by former Mets pitcher and Emmy-Award winning TV analyst Nelson Figueroa and rabid Mets fan, columnist and media personality Jake Brown. The podcast will take you inside the clubhouse with beat writer Mike Puma, columnist Joel Sherman and the full team of NY Post baseball writers. The show will also feature special Mets guests, including current players, former players, broadcasters and celebrity fans. The show is released every Monday and Thursday throughout the entire season.

    Episode 4: Who Replaces Syndergaard? feat. Jim Breuer

    Episode 4: Who Replaces Syndergaard? feat. Jim Breuer

    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about Noah Syndergaard's torn UCL, getting surgery and what it means for him and the team. They then share their favorite memories of Opening Day. NY Post baseball columnist Ken Davidoff drops by to talk about Syndergaard's injury, who will replace him, his Opening Day memory and how the shortened baseball season could work out. Comedian and rabid Mets fan Jim Breuer then joins the pod. Breuer talks about what he's up to now, his Opening Day memory, when he first became a Mets fan and what he thinks the team could do this year.

    • 47 min
    Episode 3: A Salute to No. 31 feat. Mike Piazza

    Episode 3: A Salute to No. 31 feat. Mike Piazza

    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the podcast this week talking about Mike Piazza's historic career and memories from his time with the Mets. The Hall of Fame catcher then joins the guys. Piazza talks about being from Italy and the coronavirus' impact, drinking wine during the quarantine, the trade from the Dodgers and then being dealt by the Marlins, his importance to the Mets, the post-9/11 home run and some key moments, how his time with the Mets ended, going up against Pedro Martinez and he talks about his love for guitars and drumming.

    • 41 min
    Episode 2: The Baseball World Stops feat. John Franco

    Episode 2: The Baseball World Stops feat. John Franco

    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the show talking about coronavirus, the impact on baseball and when the season could begin. They also look back to 9/11 and Figgie shares how it went for him as a pitcher for the Phillies at the time. They give the results from last week's poll question and give out a new question for this week. Former Mets pitcher and one of the great closers ever John Franco then joins the show. Franco talks about the baseball delay, how he was able to pitch for 21 seasons, 9/11 and the Mike Piazza home run in the first game back, what it meant for the city and what he thinks of the current team and ownership.

    • 39 min
    Episode 1: Where's Cespedes and Who's The Closer? feat. Edgardo Alfonzo

    Episode 1: Where's Cespedes and Who's The Closer? feat. Edgardo Alfonzo

    Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa open the debut show talking about Noah Syndergaard throwing in his underwear and the meaningless stats of spring training. They also discuss Dellin Betances' health, the Mets bullpen and what Figgie expects from new manager Luis Rojas this season. Figgie reacts to a clip from Doc Gooden saying Figgie only was throwing 65 mph. NY Post Mets beat writer Mike Puma then drops by to talk about Yoenis Cespedes and when he may play, Jed Lowrie's health, Michael Wacha's role and the fifth starter spot and who might be the team's closer. Former Mets All-Star infielder Edgardo Alfonzo then joins the show. Fonzie talks about winning a title as manager of the Brooklyn Cyclones, his favorite memories with the Mets and getting into the franchise's Hall of Fame, playing for the Giants and who were some of the toughest pitchers he faced.

    • 43 min
    Teaser - Amazin' But True

    Teaser - Amazin' But True

    “Amazin’ But True” is the premier New York Mets podcast hosted by former Mets pitcher and Emmy-Award winning TV analyst Nelson Figueroa and rabid Mets fan, columnist and media personality Jake Brown. The podcast will take you inside the clubhouse with beat writer Mike Puma and the team of NY Post baseball writers. The show will also feature special Mets guests, including current players, former players, broadcasters and celebrity fans. Hear the show every Monday and Thursday throughout the entire season.

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Customer Reviews

Squirrel15 ,

Great Mets Podcast

After three episodes I give this 5 stars! Professional, insightful, pro interviews, all great. Nelson Figueroa is a natural talking baseball.

Suzzzzzzzeeeee ,

COVID-19

So nice to have some sports despite all this Coronavirus!

richkelly4 ,

Favorite new cast!!!!

Met Figgy at MFC back in 2018 and he is one of the most knowledgeable guys with a sick sense of humor! Really enjoy his perspective! Must listen for any Mets fan!

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