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: Will Matt Harvey Be Ready For Opening Day?

An article by posted on 21/03/2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Will Matt Harvey Be Ready For Opening Day?

Today I am joined by John Delcos of the New York Mets Report to talk about the spring training struggles of Matt Harvey. Will he be ready for opening day? Should the Mets leave Harvey behind in extended spring training? Hear John and I give our thoughts on this topic and other Mets news.   […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Is the WBC Helping the Mets?

An article by posted on 12/03/2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Is the WBC Helping the Mets?

We are in the “dog days” of spring training, which means that you all probably can’t wait for the regular season to start. What do we talk about? How about the World Baseball Classic? Tonight I talk about how the WBC has given some members of the Mets a chance to showcase themselves in a […]

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Talkin’ Mets: David Wright at a Crossroads, Bullpen Competition

An article by posted on 05/03/2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: David Wright at a Crossroads, Bullpen Competition

Rich Coutinho of 98.7 ESPN joins me to discuss David Wright’s latest injury setback. Rich talks about who can benefit from the open roster spot, what bullpen arms he would like to see make the trip North, the fifth starter competition and the difference between the team this spring versus last year.   DOWNLOAD THE […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Live Call-In Show at 6:00 PM!

An article by posted on 25/02/2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Live Call-In Show at 6:00 PM!

Here we go, it’s our Spring Training Live Call-In Show tonight at 6:00 PM. It’s our first Live Talkin’ Mets show of the year and it should be a lot of fun. The number to call is: (646) 716-8187 I will be staying on the air live for an hour. Depending on the calls and […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Matt Ehalt Joins Us From PSL In A Big Show!

An article by posted on 23/02/2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Matt Ehalt Joins Us From PSL In A Big Show!

Listen to a rare midweek Talkin’ Mets podcast. Today I am joined by Matt Ehalt of The Record who gives me the first Grapefruit League update of the Spring. Matt talks about Zack Wheeler, Travis d’Arnaud and why he believes this is the Mets’ best chance at winning it all. I also contrast the difference […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Rick Peterson Kicks Off Pitchers & Catchers

An article by posted on 12/02/2017 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 29/01/2017 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 22/01/2017 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 15/01/2017 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 08/01/2017 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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