Mike Silva

Mike Silva is a freelance writer and radio host. He’s hosted sports shows on 107.1 FM Champions ESPN Radio Long Island ,1240 AM WGBB , Blog Talk Radio and Live from Mickey Mantle’s Restaurant.

He’s written for Big Leagues Magazine, The Perpetual Post and has broken national and local stories, as well as been mentioned on the YES Network, WFAN, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, NY Daily News, New York Magazine, The Journal News, Forbes and the NY Post

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Talkin’ Mets: Rick Peterson Kicks Off Pitchers & Catchers

An article by posted on February 12, 2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Rick Peterson Kicks Off Pitchers & Catchers

I kick off the symbolic start of the baseball season with my “Pitchers & Catchers” show. Spring is in the air at Port St. Lucie where Noah Syndergaard, Matt Harvey and Robert Gsellman all reported to camp and joined their other teammates who had reported earlier. Both Harvey and Syndergaard were all smiles and each of […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Kernan on Wright, Bruce and the Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on January 29, 2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Kernan on Wright, Bruce and the Mets Bullpen

Today I am joined by New York Post sports columnist Kevin Kernan. We discuss the New York Mets decision to keep right fielder Jay Bruce and how it impacts the development of Michael Conforto. We also tackle other Mets questions like are the Mets going to upgrade the bullpen? Kevin gives his latest thoughts on whether […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Our Farm System Gets National Recognition

An article by posted on January 22, 2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Our Farm System Gets National Recognition

Keith Law of ESPN.com released his annual farm system report and the New York Mets shined with a No. 7 ranking. Despite the Michael Fulmer trade and the promotions of Conforto, Nimmo, Rivera, Gsellman and Lugo, there is still a ton of value in the system. MMO and MMN executive editor Michael Mayer joins me to talk about […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Klapisch on HOF, Bruce, Mets Rotation and Backman

An article by posted on January 15, 2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Klapisch on HOF, Bruce, Mets Rotation and Backman

Tonight I am joined by Bob Klapisch of The Record. Bob gives his thought process behind his Hall-of-Fame ballot. Hear his thoughts on Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and why Curt Schilling shouldn’t be punished by BBWAA voters for his political beliefs. Bob also gives an update on Jay Bruce, why the Mets rotation will miss […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Long Before the Miracle

An article by posted on January 8, 2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Long Before the Miracle

Happy New Year! The Talkin’ Mets podcast has returned from holiday hiatus. The hot stove is very cold right now so I decided to take a different approach to this week’s podcast. This week I chatted with Bill Sullivan, author of the book “Long Before the Miracle,” which examines the early sixties Mets. Hear Bill […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Our 90 Minute Holiday Call-In Show Starts At 7:00 PM

An article by posted on December 18, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Our 90 Minute Holiday Call-In Show Starts At 7:00 PM

The response to my Winter Meetings call-in show was tremendous so we decided to wrap up 2016 with another live show. On Sunday December 18th, I will be taking your calls from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Ninety-minutes of Mets Baseball to keep you warm through the holidays. I will open the lines at 7:15 […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Live Winter Meetings Call-In Show

An article by posted on December 8, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Live Winter Meetings Call-In Show

On Thursday December 8th between 9-10pm, I will be doing our first Talkin’ Mets Live Podcast. I will recap the Mets week at the Winter Meetings in National Harbor, MD and hear what is on your mind. The show is unfiltered, unscripted and no comments are unwelcome. Call-in Number is 646-716-8187 You will be able […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Winter Meetings Preview and New CBA

An article by posted on December 4, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Winter Meetings Preview and New CBA

Tonight I discuss all the details of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement and its impact on the league with Maury Brown of Forbes. Tim Donner of Metsmerized Online joins me to preview the Winter Meetings. We react to the signing of Yoenis Cespedes and look towards how Sandy Alderson can round out the roster. Should […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Latest on Yoenis Cespedes with Rich Mancuso

An article by posted on November 27, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Latest on Yoenis Cespedes with Rich Mancuso

This week, Rich Mancuso of New York Sports Day gives me the latest rumors on the Mets’ pursuit of Yoenis Cespedes. Last year, Rich was one of the first to report the return of Cespedes to the Mets. He lets me know what his sources are saying as to the odds of a Cespedes return, […]

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Talkin’ Mets: 40-Man Maneuvers and Cespedes Rumblings

An article by posted on November 20, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: 40-Man Maneuvers and Cespedes Rumblings

During tonight’s show I discuss the latest rumors surrounding free agent Yoenis Cespedes, including this exclusive report from Joe D. of Metsmerized Online, and I predict the Mets will sign the star outfielder by the Winter Meetings. During the show I also discuss why relief pitching will get overvalued in the wake of the Brett Cecil […]

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