June 8th, 2016

#MetsPlusPiazzaMoment #4: Piazza caps of Mets 8th inning rally

On June 30th 2000, the Mets trailed 8-1 on fireworks night against the Atlanta Braves. Needing some late inning fireworks the Mets rallied to score 10 runs in the bottom of the 8th, capped off by Mike Piazza’s 3-run HR and take an 11-8 lead:

11 Questions with Mets in-game host Branden Wellington

One of my favorite interviews of all time was my interview in 2014 with Mets in-game host Branden Wellington. Branden was nice enough to share stories about his daily routine, his favorite Mets between-innings games, and more!

Check out the full interview:

Mets Plus

The Mets have been introducing a lot of new traditions this year, Free Shirt Fridays, Family Sundays, Military Mondays and more! One of the best new features that the Mets have introduced are permanent in-game hosts. These guys energize the crowd and make a Mets game 10x more enjoyable! One of the Mets in-game hosts, Branden Wellington was nice enough to answer a few of my questions for Pepper Mets Blog. Enjoy the interview!


1. How long have you been working with the Mets as an in-game host?
Branden Wellington- This is my 1st season with the NY Mets. I got my start in personality/hosting work on Travel Channel.

2.You regularly advertise various promotions for the Mets, which is your personal favorite?
BW- My favorite promotion was the replica batting helmet, but that’s mainly because the commercial shoot day was hilarious! Christina and I had some pretty funny takes and…

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