David R. Diaz

Spring Training Highs and Lows: Yankees and Mets look to Future, Ponder Wright.

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SPANISH HARLEM – Hello Baseball! Oh how I have missed you. There is nothing like Spring Training Baseball, when every team thinks it has a chance.. Every young outfield prospect is Mickey Mantle and every veteran pitcher is coming into camp the healthiest and strongest they ever been. The highs are the highest because reality […]

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Effortless Knicks, Phil Jackson Tweeting, Oakley Boxed Out

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SPANISH HARLEM – The one thing fans hate more than watching their team lose is when their team quits (like against the Lakers on Monday). Even if you know your team isn’t very good, you still want to see effort. You want the team to fight hard until the very end. Then, maybe you can […]

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Who Is To Blame For This Knicks Mess? And Buddy Diaz Picks Super Bowl Winner

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SPANISH HARLEM – Being a Knicks fan hasn’t been easy lately, and by “lately” I mean the last 20 years. The team has fought hard, yet the loses pile up. It’s draining for the fans and probably more so for the players… I hope. There are times when they seem focused and determined, there are also […]

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What Should The Yankees Do With Masahiro Tanaka? Let’s Debate.

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SPANISH HARLEM – One of the stories circulating around here is about the Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka. More specifically, it’s about his contract opt-out clause for next season. As with every issue, there are pros and cons, like the pundits here at MeetTheMatts.com. Let’s go back to the year 2014; Masahiro Tanaka decided to take […]

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Who’s On First For Yankees? Should Knicks Trade Carmelo?

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SPANISH HARLEM – As spring training draws closer, the Yankees still don’t know who their starting first baseman will be. Will it be Greg Bird? Or will it be Tyler Austin? And as the NBA season marches on, will the Knicks finally bite the bullet and trade Carmelo Anthon? I hope not! Who’s On First? […]

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The Yankees Starting Pitching, Gary Sanchez’s Future and Also More on the Derrick Rose Saga

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SPANISH HARLEM – As we get closer to the upcoming New York Yankees’ season – which is how knowledgeable baseball fans refer to the  MLB season – some issues addressing about our beloved Bronx Bombers that were mentioned in the media or…. thought about by me. First, we will center on the current pitching staff, whether […]

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Ronda Rousey Loses Again, Yankees Boring, Knicks Stink!

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Spanish Harlem – There is basically no news to write about on the Yankees – so they are boring –  if you don’t believe me please check out this doozy I read on The Post today. To add fuel to my fire, the Eagles were eliminated from contention weeks ago, which leaves me scrambling to find […]

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Three Things I Think I know; NBA Edition: Knicks, Russell Westbrook, Lebron James, Rest Days

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SPANISH HARLEM –  Okay, let’s just toss this one up and see if it’s a brick. Since my Eagles are out of the NFL playoff picture and there is no news on the Yankees front – unless you want me to discuss a rumor about Jose Quintana – which I don’t think will happen (with […]

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My 3 Christmas Letters to Santa re Yankees, Eagles and Knicks

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SPANISH HARLEM – I haven’t spoken to Santa in quite some time so in the spirit of Christmas I will be asking the jolly fat man to help my favorite sports teams. Dear Santa, Is there any way you can help the Yankees organization develop a starting pitcher that we can root for? It’s been […]

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Yankees News re Aroldis Chapman, Delin Betances, Michael Pineda and Joe Girardi

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SPANISH HARLEM – Since Aroldis Chapman signed at around 12 AM last Thursday, I really wasn’t able to give my thoughts on the signing. But I’m glad I had a whole week to think about it because, as always, in New York you get mixed reviews. It’s the nature of the beast around these parts […]

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