Welcome to Rising Apple, the New York Mets news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Rising Apple is dedicated to providing top-notch Mets news, views, and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.


Tim Boyle, Expert

Tim Boyle is a lifetime baseball fan, former autograph hound, and three-time Little League Baseball Champion passionate about trade rumors and surprising MLB statistics.
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Zachary Rotman, Contributor

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Michael Cahill, Contributor

Mike Cahill is an aspiring sports photographer and journalist who graduated from Marist College in 2020 with a degree in sports communication. He is a lifelong Mets fan, an all around baseball nerd, and he cares about fantasy baseball *way* too much. Firm believer that David Wright should've won the NL MVP in 2007.
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Anthony Rivera, Contributor

Anthony Rivera is a lifelong, die-hard fan of the team from Queens. He hosts and produces the Subway To Shea Podcast, a show by a Mets fan for the Mets fans.
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William Wetzel, Contributor

Will Wetzel has covered Major League Baseball for more than three years before joining FanSided. He is a proud alumni of Villanova University and a recent student in Stanford University's Continuing Studies program.
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Jorge Eckardt, Contributor

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Nick Prasad, Contributor

Nick currently covers the Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, and New York Mets. He's from Toronto, ON, and has 8 seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club in various roles, most recently as an Academy Instructor. After several years of playing competitive baseball, Nick has taken on various coaching roles, with various elite programs, including representing Canada in the World Comes to Palm Beaches classic. He's currently a pitching coach with the Toronto Mets Baseball Club. Nick is the owner of RINGSZN Baseball Development & Scouting, where he provides recruitment assistance and advisory for college and pro-baseball opportunities, including the MLB Draft.
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Matthew Cacace, Contributor

Lifelong and die hard Mets fan. Ya Gotta Believe
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Alan Karmin, Contributor

Alan Karmin is an award-winning journalist and author. Born in Brooklyn, New York he spent most of his life growing up in the New Jersey suburbs. While attending the University of Miami, Alan honed his craft covering the Yankees during spring trainings in Fort Lauderdale for a local NBC affiliate, as well as the Associated Press and UPI. He broadcasted baseball games for the University of Miami, and spring training games for the Baltimore Orioles and Montreal Expos.
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