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Angry Ward Wednesday: The Matts Can’t Read, Yankees Hit and Geno Play?

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BRONX, NY – It was a scant couple of weeks ago when I wrote this sign-off on my column: “*Note to Management: I am on vacation as of today. As Dr. Leo Marvin prescribed to Bob Wiley in What About Bob?, I am taking a vacation from my problems until further notice. Thanks, everyone!” I thought […]

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Yankees, Mets: Full of Surprises. How About That?

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BRONX, NY – If you had told us on the first day of Spring Training, when Alex Rodriguez and his overly insincere smile/apology walked through the gates at Steinbrenner Field, or when Sandy Alderson and his cache of broken promises walked through those at Tradition Field, that both teams would be in first place in […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Of Mice and Men and Mejia

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BRONX, NY – So, it seems as though New York #Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia has been suspended for 162 games after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs for the second time this season. Yes, you and I both read that right: Mejia, who already served an 80-game suspension this season, failed a second test. WTF??? Don’t […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Which Sitcom is Your Baseball Team?

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BRONX, NY – The Major League Baseball All-Star Game  (the Mariners will have the homefield World Series advantage over the #Mets, as per Mike Trout) was played last night, which means we’re officially deep into summer. If you’re not on vacation lounging on a beach somewhere, chances are you’re stuck inside binge-watching some Netflix series […]

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Replacement Matt with MLB Trading Deadline Mets and Knicks Rant

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Thanks to Replacement Matt for stepping in today. He’s just recovering from a mishap in Australia from years ago. WILLIAMSBURG, NY – Its just over three weeks until the MLB Trading Deadline and nary a peep from Sage Sandy Alderson, who is charged with leading our tribe out of the wilderness. A wilderness he is […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Summer Movies and… um… Sports?

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BRONX, NY – I just lost another 400+ word draft, but I’m not gonna sweat it. It’s summer. Who cares, right? Everyone’s too busy kicking back, pouring drinks, and forcing their kids to go to camp. Here are some summer-themed movies you should seriously consider checking out while you relax in air-conditioned comfort. The titles are […]

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NY Haters Snub Mets and Yanks for All-Star Game. Thank Bill the Butcher!

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LAWRENCE, KS – There are a few parts of America where – believe it or not – the city of New York is not especially loved. Let me be a bit more direct: The rest of this country views New York City with such contempt, such utter disdain that a chance to “stick it” to […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Dickens, The Donald, and Sports Duplicity

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BRONX, NY – “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity…” Cliff Clavin was right, that Dickens guy really liked to keep his butt covered. But those words […]

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Matz the Meat!

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Folks, because I know you’re tuning in here to find out what happens next in the continuing adventures of Korak and Rhubarb, but they’ll have to return in a couple of weeks…because I think I’m contractually obligated to talk about Steven Matz today. FLUSHING, NY – I like to think this site has been around […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Endless Summers; Bronx Baseball Memories

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BRONX, NY – It’s muggy this evening in the Bronx, though not 1977 muggy, if you catch my meaning. But, with warm weather upon us like Tiger Woods on a middling internet adult film actress, my mind drifts back to summer’s past. Them good ol’ days when a quarter would buy you a 15-cent bag of […]

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