Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/28/13
With the St. Lucie Mets coming back in town this past weekend, to face the Fort Myers Miracle, I set out a few weeks ago to try and land an interview with one of their players. My first thought was since I picked second baseman T.J. Rivera as my first MMN Player of the Week honoree, it would be really cool to chat with him about the great season he has been having in High-A. I reached out to Alex Kushel, who is the play by play announcer for the St. Lucie Mets, whom I met when I covered the Mets/Miracle game here in Fort Myers back in late June. I emailed Alex and requested to chat with T.J. Rivera prior to Sunday’s game and he responded that it would work. Upon receiving that email, the excitement in me took over. I have always dreamed about being in this position, but never did I imagine that my dream would actually come true. After Alex granted me my wish, I now had to get prepared, and make sure that I had what I needed to make it a success. My good friend Humberto was visiting from
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