January 20, 2021

Wilson Ramos’ Blunder, Meet The Mess (New York Post)

Have the Mets hit rock bottom during the 2020 season or could it get worse? After the Mets were swept by the Phillies in Philadelphia, there was some more ranting to be done on the newest episode of the “Amazin’ But True” podcast with me and Nelson Figueroa.

I opened up the show going on a rant on Friday’s loss and the vomiting I witnessed that would be foreshadowing for the weekend. I went off on Wilson Ramos’ pitiful attempt of a tag on Roman Quinn at home plate after the throw beat the runner by a mile. How bad has Ramos been? I go through the pitiful catchers the Mets have had the last dozen years and how they need to be all-in on signing J.T. Realmuto in free agency this winter.

Figgie responds with what he saw in the mess this weekend, the team doing nothing right and just how bad Ramos has been. He tells it like it is on Ramos’ struggles at the plate and behind the dish and how lifeless he has looked for this team. He talks about him not being a leader the Mets hoped for and this team lacking a true voice in the clubhouse right now. We also get into how poorly Steven Matz has pitched and his future in the rotation being a question mark this season and…

Read “Wilson Ramos’ Blunder, Meet The Mess” at New York Post