Today is tomorrow. It happened.
Yup, Good Fundies is on Spotify now. Everything is changing for the better. (Also wherever else you get your podcasts.)
Roger talked about the sale of the New York Mets to Steven Cohen, a world without the Wilpons, and what the hell he’s been up to the past two plus years.
Brian and Roger recorded an emergency pod about the Yoenis Cespedes situation and the underwhelming Jeurys Familia trade. This is that!
It’s always the same!
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Tim Britton of The Athletic helped Brian and Roger figure out the Mets’ future.
The Fundie Fellas yapped about Mike Trout and the All-Star Game (03:30), people intensely judging a Mickey Callaway decision that worked (07:30), and Jacob deGrom’s agent’s statement to the Mets to either trade his client or sign him to a contract extension (14:15)before inviting Tim Britton of The Athletic onto the podcast.
The power hitting Mets prospect on playing in the cold, getting motivation from Mike Piazza, and his message to Mets fans.
Recorded on June 3, 2018. Edited for clarity. Pretty much all of the minor leaguers mentioned have since been promoted up one level.
Roger: Our next guest is the inspiration behind West Bank Gourmet Deli’s ‘We Need Alonso’ sandwich, which is made up of chicken cutlets, bacon, potato chip crunches, peppers, onions, lettuce, tomato, mayo and mustard. He was also recently included in Baseball America’s Top 100 prospects list, after earning Eastern League Player of the Month honors…
The Fundies fellas discussed the latest Mets trade deadline rumors, who the next Mets GM will actually be, if it even matters, and much more.
Roger and Brian announced that Good Fundies is now a World Cup podcast and maybe also a Metropolitan Museum of Art podcast (02:15) before discussing the blending of the internet and the real world (04:15),the latest writing about the Wilpons’ meddling and the analytics people being overruled (19:00), Ken Rosenthal’s take that the Mets won’t make the…
Roger and Brian said goodbye to Sandy Alderson and talked about Jeff Wilpon’s ‘confession’.
Roger and Brian voiced their appreciation for the departing Mets GM Sandy Alderson (03:00), discussed Jeff Wilpon’s ‘confession’ (20:00), wondered if this current Met team is one of the worst ever (32:00), predicted how the triumvirate GM super squad will and will not work (36:00), gossiped about the reported in-fighting between the major league staff and the player development staff (37:30), spoke of the joys of bunting (41:00)…
Veteran Mets writer Jerry Beach on the Terry Collins redemption tour; Roger and Brian figure out if the Mets are the streakiest baseball team in history.
This time around the Fundies fellas started the pod discussing whether or not the Mets are going to go on another 11–1 run and just become the streakiest team in baseball history (02:00), give props to those who gave props (09:00), talk about Peter Alonso and Jeff McNeil’s promotions to…Triple A (19:30), this week’s injury protocol…
How you can still support the Mets without supporting the Wilpons.
This season has been rough for the Mets, both on and off the field. Fans finally seem to have had enough of the Wilpon-brand of self-inflicted perpetual mediocrity and protection of Jose Reyes, a man who was arrested for alleged spousal abuse and suspended for 52 games.
I am as frustrated as anybody and this frustration is coinciding with the beginning of summer, a time when I would normally want to go to as many Mets games as possible. …
Brian and Roger ask themselves if the season is over, how Dominic Smith will do, talk about pronunciations and articles, and other stuff. Your usual B + R podcast mess-around basically.
Hi! This week the Good Fundies fellas chatted about social media algorithms and the correct pronunciations of things (06:00), the Wilpons and their malfeasance for the past 15 years (12:30), Ken Rosenthal letting them down (27:30), the Mets paying more for shorter contracts (33:00), Adrian Gonzalez’s departure (50:00), how they think…
Top Mets Prospect Peter Alonso and Beat Writer Matt Ehalt were on the pod. Why are you still reading instead of listening?
Mets top prospect Peter “EL POW” Alonso and beat writer Matt Ehalt (The Record/NorthJersey.com) joined the Good Fundies boys in an instant classic*!
First, Roger and Brian talked about the Citi Field fire and the plague-ish events transpiring with the Mets lately (01:30), Mickey Callaway’s recent motivational tactics (10:00), and Sandy Alderson’s interesting math (16:00).