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Host Ryan Finkelstein continues to discuss the Mets groundbreaking change in ownership, while also talking about the trade that brings Jake Marisnick to Queens.
THE WILPONS FINALLY SOLD THE METS
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Wilpons selling the team to Steve Cohen and why the sale should finally turn the Mets into the large market team that the fans deserve.
Dom Smith May Be Used to Dump Salary
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about some of the players that were non-tendered around baseball and gets into this latest report that the Mets might trade Dominic Smith to rid themselves of one of their bad contracts.
Mets Interested in Aquiring the Modern Day John...
Amid the Mets interest in trading for Josh Hader, host Ryan Finkelstein compares Hader's racist tweets to John Rocker's statements from the past and if that is a good fit for New York. Also talks about whether the Mets should be trading another prospect package for a reliever.
Mets Need a Return of Thor
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down Noah Syndergaard's season in 2019 and why the Mets should expect more out of him next year.
Metsgiving: Wright/Harvey to Alonso/deGrom
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about what Mets fans should really be thankful for in 2019. That they went from losing two generational talents in David Wright and Matt Harvey, to gaining them right back in Jacob deGrom and Pete Alonso.
Jeremy Hefner is the New Pitching Coach
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets new pitching coach, former Met starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner and if the coaching staff is experienced enough. Ryan also continues to discuss the Starling Marte trade rumors and other hypothetical trade packages.
Starling Marte Emerging as Mets Trade Target
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets hiring a new bench coach and their potential pursuit of Pirates center fielder Satrling Marte on the trade market.
Braves and Mets Going in Different Directions
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about former Met Travis d'Arnaud signing with their division rival, the Atlanta Braves. Also talks about how the two teams are going in completely different directions.
Familia's Failing 2019 Season
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Yasmani Grandal signing with the Chicago White Sox and the Mets addition of Chasen Shreve. Also discusses Jeurys Familia's season in 2019 and if he can bounce back next year.
Mets Protect Prospects From Rule-5 Draft
Host Ryan Finkelstein explains the process of the Rule-5 Draft and the Mets roster maneuvering to protect some of their prospects ahead of it
Yoenis Cespedes is Hitting Again
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a video that surfaced of Yoenis Cespedes hitting batting practice and why that video was quickly taken down. He also discusses the impact that Cespedes could have on the Mets in 2020, if he were to return to the lineup.
Keith Hernandez' Hall of Fame Case
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about former Mets and their cases to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Center Field Trade Targets for the Mets
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a few potential trade targets for the Mets this offseason and if Harrison Bader or Byron Buxton could fill their need in center field.
Carlos Beltran Implicated in Astros Sign-Steali...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal and how Carlos Beltran's involvement in it could impact the Mets.
Jacob deGrom Still the Best Pitcher in the NL
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Jacob deGrom winning his second-straight Cy Young Award and if his career is now clearly on a Hall of Fame trajectory.
Betting on Betances
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about some of the names that have been floated to fill the Mets coaching staff and if Dellin Betances is a good fit to add to their bullpen in free agency.
Pete Alonso is Your Rookie of the Year
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Pete Alonso officially being named the NL Rookie of the Year and how he should have won unanimously. Brodie Van Wagenen addressed the media again on Monday and we discuss what he said in regards to the Mets offseason plans.
Michael Conforto is a Top-10 Outfielder in the NL
Host Ryan Finkelstein reviews Michael Conforto's season and his impact on the team in 2019. Also talks about the future of Conforto on the Mets and why is he more valuable on the roster than he would be in a trade.
Is Michael Conforto a Trade Candidate?
Host Ryan Finkelstein is once again joined by Mets beat writer Justin Toscano to discuss the Mets plans heading into the offseason. Ryan also explains why Michael Conforto is a prime candidate to be traded.
Mets Beat Writer Justin Toscano Talks Carlos Be...
Host Ryan Finkelstein is joined by Mets beat writer Justin Toscano to discuss the Mets moving on from Mickey Callaway and their hire of Carlos Beltran to be the manager in his place.
Zack Wheeler's Impending Free Agency
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down Zack Wheeler's season in 2019 and talks about whether he will return to the Mets in free agency.
Introducing Carlos Beltran to the Media
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Carlos Beltran's introductory press conference and some of the news items that came out as GM Brodie Van Wagenen addressed the media for the first time in the offseason.
Will the Mets Go Over the Luxury Tax
Host Ryan Finkelstein continues to discuss the Carlos Beltran managerial hire and how he may be a good draw in free agency. He also talks about the Mets money situation and if they will be willing to exceed the luxury tax threshold in 2020.
No. 15 is Back! Carlos Beltran Named Mets Manager
Host Ryan Finkelstein gives you his rapid reaction to the news that Carlos Beltran will be the Mets new manager, with former Mets manager Terry Collins as his bench coach.
Free Agency is Upon Us
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the six Mets who became free agents on Thursday and Tim Bogar being removed from the managerial running. Also breaks down Juan Lagares' season and whether there could be a reunion with the Mets in 2020.
Ramos Was Good, But Not Good Enough
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down Wilson Ramos' 2019 season with the Mets and looks at some options that could replace him for the 2020 season.
The Backup Catcher of the Future
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Tomas Nido's 2019 season and whether his bat is strong enough to remain at the big league level. Ryan also takes a look at the Mets farm system and the other catchers that can make an impact in the future.
Mystery Managerial Mania
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets long-rumored mystery managerial candidate and if he is the right man for the job. Also rants about the Wilpons and their involvement as owners for sending this franchise down a questionable path.
No Joe for the Mets
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Washington Nationals World Series run, Joe Girardi being hired as the Phillies new manager and the potential for Tanner Roark to join the Mets 2020 rotation.
Dom Smith's Resurrecting 2019 Season
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Dom Smith's season with the Mets, as the former top prospect finally broke through at the big league level.
J.D. Davis' Great First Year With the Mets
Host Ryan Finkelstein gives his recap and report card grade for J.D. Davis' season with the New York Mets. Also talks about Davis' poor defense and where he fits in the Mets future plans.
Will the Mets Panik or Stick With Guillorme
Host Ryan Finkelstein gives his report card grades for Joe Panik and Luis Guillorme's seasons in 2019. He also explains why keeping Guillorme on the MLB roster, makes more sense than bringing Panik back.
Final Four Managerial Candidates
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the final four candidates who have been announced to get a second interview to be the Mets manager in 2020. Particularly Eduardo Perez and Tim Bogar, who have not been talked about on Locked On Mets up to this point.
The ToddFather's Impact on the Mets
Host Ryan Finkelstein gives his report card grade on Todd Frazier's 2019 season and talks about the impact he has brought to the franchise in his two years in Queens.
Finding an Established Starter for the Mets Rot...
Host Ryan Finkelstein discusses whether free agents Hyun-jin Ryu or Madison Bumgarner could fit in the Mets rotation in 2020.
The Superstar We Never Saw Coming
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Jeff McNeil's amazing All-Star season in 2019, giving him his report card grade for the season. Also talks about where McNeil is best defensively and how he should be used in 2020.
Robinson Cano's 2019 Report Card
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Robinson Cano's first season with the New York Mets and why he could bounce back in 2020.
Beltran a Manager Worth Gambling On?
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the list of managerial candidates who have secured an interview with the Mets and whether Carlos Beltran is a good fit to take the position.
The Future of the Shortstop Position
Host Ryan Finkelstein continues his report card series with Amed Rosario. After breaking down the Mets shortstop's season, he talks about the future of the position in regards to top prospect Andres Gimenez.
Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Braves being eliminated from the playoffs and the Nationals upsetting the Dodgers to advance to the NLCS. He then looks back at the Mets season and how they may have missed a golden opportunity to make a run in retrospect.
Hindsight Offseason Part 2
Host Ryan Finkelstein completes the second part of his hindsight offseason, spending money in free agency to address the bullpen. Then talks about how his hindsight offseason roster compares to the one that the Mets actually trotted out in 2019.
Hindsight Offseason Part 1
Host Ryan Finkelstein finally does his hindsight offseason, reallocating all of the assets that Brodie Van Wagenen spent prior to the 2019 season. In this part of a the two-part series, Ryan talks about the trade that sent two of the Mets top prospects to the Mariners and why they should have gone to the Marlins instead.
Girardi or Rojas for 2020
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about his two ideal candidates to manage the New York Mets in 2020.
No More Mickey, Nowhere for Brodie to Hide
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets finally deciding to cut ties with Mickey Callaway as their manager. Also goes through the other revelations of Thursday, as Edwin Diaz and Noah Syndergaard are likely to stay put, as are some of the remaining coaching staff.
Gsellman or Lugo to the Rotation
Host Ryan Finkelstein continues his report card series with Robert Gsellman and Seth Lugo. Also talks about which pitcher makes more sense to transition into the rotation next year.
Injury Report Cards
Host Ryan Finkelstein spends the show doing report card recaps of three of the Mets players that lost a majority of their season due to injury. He discusses Brandon Nimmo, Yoenis Cespedes and Jed Lowrie and their role on this team in 2020.
Should Mickey Stay or Go?
Host Ryan Finkelstein starts his offseason report cards with Mets manager Mickey Callaway. With Callaway on the hot seat, Ryan talks about where he excelled and faltered in leading the Mets in 2019 and if he should be back for 2020.
Pete Alonso the Rookie Home Run King
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Pete Alonso breaking the rookie home run record and Dom Smith's thrilling walk off home run to end the season.
Wheels Up and Down One Last Time
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about what could have been Zack Wheeler's last start in a Mets uniform. Also gives the schedule for what lies ahead for Locked On Mets in the offseason.
No Playoffs but Cy deGrom Delivers
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Jacob deGrom's last performance and why it is clear that he will win his second-straight Cy Young. Also discusses the 2019 season for the Mets as a whole, now that they are eliminated from contention.
Conforto's Heroics Delays the Inevitable
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Michael Conforto keeping the Mets season alive for one more day, with two late two-run homers. Also discusses the Mets retiring Jerry Koosman's number and makes a case for other players having their numbers retired as well, particularly Carlos Beltran.
Season is on Life Support
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a devastating loss to the Marlins that could spell the end of the 2019 season for the Mets.
Time to Run the Table
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets series victory over the Cincinnati Reds and breaks down the extreme circumstances it would take for the Mets to make the playoffs.
Down to the Final 10 Games
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down what each Wild Card contending team has left on their schedule and gets into a series preview of what lies ahead against the Cincinnati Reds. Also gives his five keys to the Mets picking up a sweep.
Late Rally Keeps Mets Season Alive
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another managerial blunder by Mickey Callaway, which luckily didn't cost them the game, as the Mets came back and won in the ninth inning. Also tells you about all of the records Pete Alonso broke with his 49th home run of the season.
Stro (Late) Show Arrives
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Marcus Stroman's best start in a Mets uniform, but one that took place a little too late in the season. Also discusses why Brandon Nimmo could be the answer to the Mets hole in center field for 2020.
Mets Have a Rough Rocky Mountain to Climb
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets dwindling chances to make the Wild Card after another loss on Monday. Also talks about what the Mets still have left to play for, once the Wild Card is off the table.
Don't Quit on the Mets
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the series loss to the Dodgers this weekend, which has pushed the Mets on the brink of elimination. Despite the disappointing loss, also shares his thoughts on why you should keep watching this team until the end of the season.
Sweeping D-Backs, Now Bring on D-Best
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a great week of Mets baseball, as they win the rare four-game sweep to put themselves right back in the mix. Then previews the upcoming series against the L.A. Dodgers and explains why it could be the first step in a magical run.
Big Batz and Steven Matz
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down a great Mets victory on 9/11, as they win in grand blowout fashion. Also does a deep dive on Steven Matz' season and how he is having a career year.
Wheelin' Past the D-Backs
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another big victory, as Zack Wheeler leads the Mets to the win. Then takes a look around baseball at some of the big stories and their correlation to the Mets playoff hopes.
Noah is Complaining, Jacob is deGrominating
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a solid victory for the Mets behind two home runs from Pete Alonso and another Jacob deGrom gem. Also talks about Noah Syndergaard's complaints about Wilson Ramos catching his starts.
Last Meaningful Week of the Season
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a frustrating series loss this weekend, when the Mets could have gained valuable ground on the Chicago Cubs. Also talks about the week that lies ahead, as the Mets could be out of contention if they don't perform well.
Edwin Diaz is Awful Without Rest
Host Ryan Finkelstein discovers the answer to why Edwin Diaz has been so bad this season. Also previews the Mets upcoming series with the Philadelphia Phillies.
Resilient Mets Keep Playoff Hopes Alive
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a great series win over the Washington Nationals, after a disastrous meltdown loss on Tuesday night. Also discusses the Mets ideal starting lineup over the rest of the season with the return of Brandon Nimmo and Robinson Cano.
Worst Loss of the Year, if Not the Decade
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the worst Mets loss of the season, dropping a contest in which they led by six runs heading into the bottom of the 9th inning.
Thor Brings Thunder Again
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets Labor Day dominance over the Nationals and talks about the difficult path to playoffs with the two teams that are out front in the Wild Card race.
Mets Win Series But Can't Make Up Ground
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets series victory over the Phillies, but also their failed attempt to complete the sweep. Also discusses the Mets expanded roster, the Wild Card race and a preview of their upcoming series against the Washington Nationals.
Same Old Mets
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets recent skid, which has them on the verge of being on the outside of the Wild Card race. Also previews the series that lies ahead against the Philadelphia Phillies.
Thor Stumbles But Mets Still Show Fight
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a rough start by Noah Syndergaard and a valiant comeback attempt that came up just short. Also discusses the Mets representatives in the Arizona Fall League and gives an injury update on Brandon Nimmo and Jed Lowrie.
Pete Alonso Your New Mets Home Run King
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Pete Alonso's record-breaking season for the Mets, as he has become the new single-season home run king. Also discusses the recent losing steak the Mets are on and updates the Wild Card standings.
Who Should Start for Healthy Mets?
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about who should be in the starting lineup now that the Mets players are returning from the IL. Also gives a preview of the Mets upcoming series against the Cubs and an update of the Wild Card race.
The Braves Have the Mets Number
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a devastating series for the Mets over the weekend, as they got swept by the Atlanta Braves.
Mets Sweep Through the Rain
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another great series by the New York Mets, as they swept the Cleveland Indians. Also discusses Jeff McNeil's rehab assignment, the Wild Card Race and the Mets improved bullpen over the past month.
Hand Helped, But Huge Walk Off Win for the Mets
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another comeback walk-off win for the Mets and continues to give updates on the injury situation for New York.
Citi Field Dominance Pushing Mets to Wild Card
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another great home victory for the Mets, as they have owned Citi Field in the second half. Also discusses two Mets on their way back off the IL and the great hitting streak from Wilson Ramos.
Mets Need to Add a Fifth Man to Their Bench
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets current injury situation and the road that lies ahead in their push for a Wild Card spot.
Alonso Breaks the First of Many Home Run Records
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about his trip to Kansas City to watch the Mets and their performance salvaging a series victory over the weekend. Also Pete Alonso makes MLB history with his 40th home run of the season.
Alons-ario Combine for 10 Hits to Avoid the Sweep
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the offensive outburst that kept the Mets from getting swept in Atlanta and talks about the importance of beating up on the Royals this weekend
Mickey Callaway's Gut Fails the Mets Again
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the promising news on Jeff McNeil's injury and then let's manager Mickey Callaway have it for his decisions on the Mets loss Wednesday night.
McNeil Loss Way Worse Than Losing the Game
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the potential loss of Jeff McNeil and the impact it would have on the playoff chances. Also hear the remainder of our conversation with Mets beat writer Justin Toscano.
Mets Beat Writer Justin Toscano Returns to Talk...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks with Mets beat writer Justin Toscano to discuss this incredible Wild Card push, the atmosphere at Citi Field this weekend, the leadership of Pete Alonso and much more.
Mets Win Series Behind Unlikely Hero
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Luis Guillorme's miraculous home run Saturday night and the Mets impressive series victory over the Washington Nationals.
If You Didn't Believe Before, Ya Gotta Believe Now
Host Ryan Finkelstein records an emergency pod after the Mets biggest win in years, as they battled back from down three runs to walk it off in the ninth inning.
Mets Get Some Reinforcements for Tough Stretch ...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets newest additions of reliever Brad Brach and second baseman Joe Panik and how they can impact this team for the stretch run. Also previews the highly anticipated series against the division rival Washington Nationals over the weekend.
Mets Nearly in Wild Card Position, Bring on the...
The Mets have finished off a stretch against sub-500 teams that saw them win 13 out of 14 games. Now with things clicking on all cylinders, New York finds themselves in prime position to win a Wild Card over the other contenders in the coming weeks. Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets winning ways and how Michael Conforto does not get nearly enough praise for his role in that success.
Wheeler Making a Difference as Mets Roll Continues
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down yet another victory for the Mets, as they extend their new winning streak to five games. Also continues to question where the Mets find more offensive depth, as injuries have started to pile up.
Three Big Blasts Propel Mets to a Huge Comeback...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets getting above .500 for the first time since May 2nd, after a double-header sweep and an amazing comeback victory. Also talks about Robinson Cano's injury and who could replace him in the lineup.
Mets Win Fourth-Straight Series in Playoff Push
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another great series victory for the Mets, as they continue to make their push to .500.
Wheels Up for Seven-Straight Wins
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down an excellent start by Zack Wheeler, as the Mets sweep the White Sox and extend their winning streak to seven games. Also talks about the hot hitters from July and previews New York's upcoming series against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
New Miracle Mets in the Making?
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets decision to stand pat at the deadline and why it should be perceived as an abject failure. Also talks about the Mets chances to make a late push into playoff contention.
Thor Shines Ahead of the Deadline
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Noah Syndergaard's exceptional start and why he is likely to stay put at the deadline. Also discusses the state of the trade market right now and why championship-contending teams just aren't buying if it costs them top prospects.
Bye Bye Vargy
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets trading Jason Vargas to the Phillies. Also gives another rant about why the Wilpons are always to blame and what the Mets may still do before the deadline.
Mets Make Shocking Trade for Marcus Stroman
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets surprising trade to acquire Marcus Stroman and what's next with the deadline mere days away.
Day Game deGrom Delivers Again
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another masterful start by Jacob deGrom and his incredible track record pitching day games. Also continued discussion on the Mets potentially trading Noah Syndergaard at the deadline.
The Mets Have the Worst Defense in Baseball
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about an uneven start from Noah Syndergaard and focuses on why the Mets are fielding the worst defense in baseball.
How Do You Like Cano Now?!
Host Ryan Finkelstein spends today's show talking about Robinson Cano after he hit three home runs to led the Mets to victory over the San Diego Padres.
The Time is Now to Trade Syndergaard
Host Ryan Finkelstein explains why he feels the Mets need to trade Noah Syndergaard now, before it is too late.
Extra Innings, Extra Heartbreak
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets losing three extra inning games against the San Francisco Giants.
Marathon Extra-Inning Win Turned Loss as Mets R...
Host Ryan Finkelstein give you his live reactions as the Mets lose their 16-inning game against the San Francisco Giants.
Don't Look Now, the Mets Are on a Bit of a Roll
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a thrilling late eruption in the Mets game against the Twins as they won their fourth-straight game. Also tells you why this little winning streak should not impact what the Mets do at the deadline.
Should the Mets Experiment with Rosario in Center?
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets winning their third-straight game and the potential of Amed Rosario moving out to play centerfield.
Brodie's Game of "Ifs" Comes Back to Haunt Him
Host Ryan Finkelstein analyzes whether bad luck, poor decision-making, or both, are the cause for the Mets terrible offseason.
Robinson Cano Finally Shows Some Life
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets first road series victory in three months, as Robinson Cano had a great series leading the Mets offensively.
Conversation with Mets Beat Writer Justin Tosca...
Host Ryan Finkelstein continues his conversation with Mets beat writer Justin Toscano, as they focus on the Mets options at the upcoming trade deadline.
Conversation with Mets Beat Writer Justin Tosca...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks with Mets beat writer Justin Toscano about the state of the game, how baseball markets it stars and the All-Star break.
Last Chance to Fire Mickey Callaway
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the All-Star Game, where Jeff McNeil may not have gotten the attention he deserved. Also discussion on manager Mickey Callaway and whether he is set to be the lame-duck for the remainder of the season.
Pete Alonso Wins Home Run Derby Crown
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Pete Alonso's great performance in the Home Run Derby, giving the Mets their first derby champion since 1986.
Polar Bear Pete
Host Ryan Finkelstein devotes the entire podcast today on Pete Alonso, as he is set to star in the Home Run Derby later Monday night.
Todd Frazier On the Move
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the trade market for Todd Frazier and whether the Mets should sell even if they go on a run in July.
Mets Personal Catching Issue
Host Ryan Finkelstein discusses the Mets split of the Subway Series with the New York Yankees. Also talks about the Mets catching position and whether Wilson Ramos should be traded.
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets winning their second-straight game in a comeback over the New York Yankees. Also discusses the Mets turning over their bullpen by exchanging four relievers for three returning arms of the IL.
Mets Will Have Three All-Stars in Cleveland
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another weekend of Mets baseball, while also discussing the three All-Stars that will represent New York at the Midsummer Classic.
Brodie's Bullpen Blows it Again
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another heartbreaking loss for the Mets and why this team's faiulure could be the best thing to happen to Brodie Van Wagenen.
Can Dom Smith Stay in Left Field Long-Term?
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Dom Smith's defense in left field, the Mets signing of draft pick Matthew Allan and yet another blown game by the bullpen.
McNeil's the Real Deal
Host Ryan Finkelstein compares the Mets season to the Marlins after a third-straight loss.
Just Sell the Team Already
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the continued downturn of the Mets franchise after another 24 hours of drama.
Mickey Callaway's Seat Keeps Getting Hotter
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about this weekend's series split against the Chicago Cubs and also speaks with Mets beat writer Justin Toscano about a crazy altercation after the game involving manager Mickey Callaway.
Mets Make Pitching Coach the Scapegoat for Poor...
Host Ryan Finkelstein discusses the Mets decision to fire both their pitching and bullpen coaches in the wake of a dreadful season thus far. Also discussion the history of ownership and how that impacts everything in the Mets organization.
Questionable Coaching Decision and Another Loss...
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down some head-scratching decisions by Mets coaches in another series loss to the Braves. Also preview of upcoming series against the Cubs.
For a Night, deGrom Stops the Bleeding
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down an incredible outing for Jacob deGrom and the Mets offense, as they take down the Braves 10-2.
The Mets Bullpen Fails Once Again
Host Ryan Finkelstein is here to once again talk about the Mets struggling bullpen and potential flier free agents that could help.
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down another disappointing series as the Mets continue to struggle to get any quality relief out of their bullpen.
The Mets Keep Finding New Ways to Not Win Games
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a crazy game that would have ended in a Mets victory, had they simply walked off the field instead of trying to play through the rain.
Should the Mets Trade Zack Wheeler to the Yankees?
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets potentially traded Zack Wheeler to the Yankees and gives a series preview of the Mets upcoming four-game set with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Subway Series Split
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets and Yankees Subway Series double-header, as both teams went home with a win.
Bullpen Help on the Horizon in Triple-A
Host Ryan Finkelstein takes a look back at the Mets offseason acquisitions from 2018 and some potential prospects that could make an impact in the bullpen soon.
Matz and Thor Propel Mets to Second-Straight Se...
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down two-straight series victories for the Mets and previews the upcoming Subway Series.
Mickey's Blunder Goes Unnoticed in Big Victory
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about some questionable managerial decisions in the Mets victory over the San Francisco Giants and previews the Mets weekend series against the Colorado Rockies.
The Stunning Renaissance of Jason Vargas
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the surprising emergence of Jason Vargas after his complete game shutout last night. Also talks about Craig Kimbrel signing with the Cubs and Jay Bruce tearing it up for the Phillies.
Mets Can't Win Games, But At Least They Drafted...
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down another loss by the Mets and talks about their all-in approach on one prospect in the 2019 MLB Draft.
With Cano Set to Return, Who's the Odd Man Out?
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the impending return of Robinson Cano and breaks down who could be on their way out to make room for the second baseman. Also a series preview of the Mets upcoming series against the Giants.
The Mets Terrible Bullpen Strikes Again
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down another dismal showing by the Mets, in their series loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Revisiting the Robinson Cano/Edwin Diaz Trade
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets series loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, previews their upcoming series versus the Arizona Diamondbacks and revisits the Robinson Cano trade from this offseason.
Diaz Chokes in the Ninth, as Dodgers Stun the Mets
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a roller coaster of a night on Wednesday, as Edwin Diaz blew a three-run for a awful loss against the Dodgers.
Conforto's Grand Slam Propels Mets to Victory O...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets evening their series with the Dodgers by picking up a 7-3 win. Also we take another look into free agents Dallas Keuchel and Craig Kimbrel.
Bellinger's MVP-Caliber Performance Buries the ...
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down a weekend of Mets baseball, as they beat the Detroit Tigers. Then later talks about the best team in the NL the Los Angeles Dodgers and their victory over the Mets Monday night.
Sometimes it Does Hurt to Run it Out
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets second base situation with injuries to Robinson Cano and Jeff McNeil. Also a breakdown of another Mets victory.
Mets Backup Outfielders Come Through in a Big Way
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down a third-straight win for the Mets, which included huge contributions from backup outfielders Juan Lagares and Rajai Davis.
Mets Finally Starting to Play for Their Manager
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another victory as the Mets win in walk-off fashion against the Washington Nationals. Also gets into the early season performance of last night's hero, Amed Rosario.
Brodie Takes the Blame, Backs Mickey as Manager
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets decision to stick with Mickey Callaway as manager. Also he breaks down the Mets snapping a five-game losing streak by beating the Washington Nationals.
The Mets Hit a New Rock Bottom
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a brutal weekend for the Mets, as they got swept by the worst team in baseball.
Conforto's Concussion Looms Large in Mets Loss
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another loss, as the Mets drop their series against the Nationals.
Font Experiment Blows Up in Mets' Face
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the Mets poor decision to start Wilmer Font last night, resulting in a predictable loss. Also the Mets have a new starting pitcher on the horizon in the minor leagues.
Mets Win Behind Ramos' Slam and Thor's Gem
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the Mets victory, Wilson Ramos' impact so far this season and an injury setback for Jed Lowrie.
Mets Minor League Report
Host Ryan Finkelstein gives an update on the Mets top 10 prospects and other top performers in the Mets farm system.
Mets Take Care of Business Against the Marlins
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down a pair of victories for the Mets, as they beat the Marlins in both games played over the weekend.
Mets Face Important Stretch to Avoid Another Ea...
Host Ryan Finkelstein preview the Mets upcoming series against the Marlins. Also the last part in our interview with Mets beat writer Tim Healey of Newsday.
Mets Finish Dreadful Road Trip with Another Loss
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about another loss from the Mets, as they fall to 1-5 on that road trip. Also the next part in our conversation with Tim Healey, Mets beat writer for Newsday.
Mets Offense Wakes Up With Huge Comeback Win Ov...
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down a thrilling Mets victory over the Padres and talks with Mets beat writer Tim Healey of Newsday.
Feels Like 2018 All Over Again, Mets Waste Anot...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about some changes to the Mets pitching rotation and breaks down another loss in which the Mets were shut out.
Mets Swept by the Brewers as Offensive Woes Con...
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down a series worth of poor offensive performances by the Mets, leading to a sweep by the Brewers.
The Return of Thor
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down Noah Syndergaard's historic complete game shutout and previews the Mets upcoming weekend series against the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Mets Cy Young Returns as Jacob deGrom Pitch...
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down an excellent start by Jacob deGrom and marvels at Pete Alonso's first month of the season.
Mets Get First Walk-Off Win of the Season
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down another quality outing from Jason Vargas and a blown save by Jeurys Familia, in the Mets first walk-off win of the season.
Mets Lose Series Opener to the Reds
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down a mixed start by Zack Wheeler, as the Mets drop the first game in a four-game set against the Cincinnati Reds.
Travis d'Arnaud DFA'd and is Noah Syndergaard ...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets series against the Milwaukee Brewers, Noah Syndergaard's poor start to the season and the Mets decision to DFA Travis d'Arnaud.
Preview of Mets vs. Brewers and Amed Rosario's ...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Amed Rosario's poor defense at shortstop, the Mets place in the NL East and previews their upcoming series with the Brewers.
Mets Miss Out on Gio Gonzalez and Rhys Hoskins ...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets missing out on signing free agent Gio Gonzalez, Jason Vargas' future in the rotation and a long home run trot from Rhys Hoskins.
Zack Wheeler Does It All for the Mets In Best S...
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the best start of the year for Zack Wheeler, as he dominated both on the mound and at the dish.
Stephen Matz Bounces Back and Todd Frazier Retu...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about a great bounce back start from Stephen Matz, the return of Todd Frazier off the IL and the emergence of Michael Conforto.
Mets Lose Another Series, But Don't Lose Their Ace
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Jacob deGrom injury fiasco, the Mets series loss against the Cardinals and the potential of using an opener for Jason Vargas' starts.
St. Louis Cardinals Preview and Farm System Report
Host Ryan Finkelstein previews the Mets upcoming series against the St. Louis Cardinals and takes you on a trip around the farm system.
Mets Lose First Road Series of the Season and M...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets first series loss of the season and a potential trade target that the Mets are rumored to be interested in.
Stephen Matz Doesn't Record a Single Out in Dis...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets starting pitching woes, after Stephen Matz turns in the worst start of the year.
Mets Win First Extra Inning Game of the Year an...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about the Mets winning their first extra inning game of the season and the impending return of Todd Frazier off the IL.
Jason Vargas is a Trainwreck That Can No Longer...
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down a weekend full of games against the Atlanta Braves and talks about the awful pitching from Jason Vargas.
Mets Take First Game of the Season Against the ...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Stephen Matz great start against the Braves and some former Mets having success with the Mariners.
Twins Hand Mets a Victory After Losing the Stri...
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the Mets victory over the Twins and the difficult road trip that lies ahead.
deGrom is Actually Human, Gets Roughed Up in Fi...
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Jacob deGrom's first bad start in a year and the potential of Todd Frazier becoming the Mets backup shortstop.
The Mets Should Sign Dallas Keuchel
Host Ryan Finkelstein discusses how the Mets can add free agent Dallas Keuchel to their starting rotation.
Home Run Balls Fly but the Mets Lose Their Firs...
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the Mets two games against the Nationals this weekend, as the Mets reintroduced the home run ball to their offensive repertoire.
Mets Lose Home Opener and Have a Major League R...
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the Mets loss in their home opener against the Washington Nationals and talks about all the major league talent on their Triple-A roster.
Jacob deGrom is the Best Pitcher in Baseball
Host Ryan Finkelstein talks about Jacob deGrom's excellence after another great start and continues to be critical of manager Mickey Callaway's bullpen management.
Mets Barely Escape Embarrassing Loss to the Mar...
Host Ryan Finkelstein dishes on the Mets new hitting approach and talks about the misuse of the bullpen that nearly cost them a game against the worst team in their division.
Mets Stay Hot in Series Opener Against the Miam...
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the Mets 7-3 victory against the Miami Marlins, as well as Pete Alonso's iconic post-game home run celebration.
Mets Win Opening Series Against the Nationals
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the first series of the season, as the New York Mets defeat the Washington Nationals.
Mets Win on Opening Day
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the Mets impressive victory on Opening Day.
Breakdown of 25-Man Roster On Opening Day
Host Ryan Finkelstein looks into the bench and the bullpen as the Mets have finalized at 25-man roster.
Jacob deGrom Finally Gets Paid
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the new contract extension for Mets ace Jacob deGrom.
Starting Lineup Preview and Backup Catcher Drama
Host Ryan Finkelstein previews the Mets starting lineup for the 2019 season and breaks down the latest details surrounding the Mets pursuit of a backup catcher.
Episode 1: Preview of Starting Rotation and Tho...
Host Ryan Finkelstein breaks down the Mets starting rotation for the 2019 season and talks about Noah Syndergaard's recent displeasure with the Mets front office.
Introduction to the Locked On Mets Podcast
Introduction to the Locked On Mets Podcast. The only podcast giving fans daily coverage of the New York Mets for the 2019 season.