Matthew Cerrone, Lead Writer
In this week’s MetsBlog Podcast, pres. by Verizon, I talk to Mets starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner, who will be at Foley’s in Manhattan on Saturday, July 20 helping to raise money for tornado relief efforts in his hometown of Moore, Oklahoma.
To learn more about how you can attend the event, meet Hefner and support his cause, click here.
In this in-depth interview, you’ll learn about his journey through the minor leagues, and how difficult that can be for a new dad trying to provide for his family. We talk about being drafted twice by the Mets, and turning them down both times. We discuss adjustments his made to his delivery, resulting in a terrific stretch of games over the last seven weeks. Of course, we talk about his use of Twitter and being videobombed by Kirk Nieuwenhuis: