April 23rd, 2018

Alex Anthony Update: Is This why Alex was “Dismissed”?

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Screen Shot 2018-03-29 at 7.36.37 PMPhoto Credit: Gary Dunaier 

Most Mets fans will agree that the last seven days have been pretty good in Mets-land. Mickey Callaway is pushing all the right buttons, the bullpen has been fantastic, and the Mets are in first place, with a nice 5-1 record.

With that being said, there was an apparent difference in the ballpark experience, with backup PA announcer Rob Rush calling the players up to the plate, instead of Alex Anthony, the longtime voice of the Mets who was recently dismissed. And, while we didn’t know too much regarding the circumstance of his firing, Bob’s Blitz is now reporting that an inside joke, done behind closed doors, is the reason for his dismissal, according to a close friend of Craig Carton, host of the Carton & Friends radio show:

“A friend of mine who is close with the Mets tells me that he (Alex) was…

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