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MLB Trade Deadline: Justin Verlander, Yu Darvish, Ervin Santana, New York Mets

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WILKES-BARRE, PA – Monday is the most exciting day of the regular season in Major League Baseball. It’s trade deadline day! This is a make-or-break point for many teams. It doesn’t even matter if the team is in the playoff hunt or not. Take the New York Yankees for example. Trading Aroldis Chapman, Andrew Miller […]

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Trouble In Paradise? Mets Face Clubhouse Disintegration with Asdrúbal Cabrera

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – West Coast trips historically make or break the NY Mets… and the history hasn’t been good. Just ask Willie Randolph and now… Assdribble Asdrúbal Cabrera. Randolph infamously got fired on the Left Coast – where the Flushing Bay Flounders just lost a 4-game series to the Brooklyn Dodgers of Chavez Ravine […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: New York Mehs, Baby Bummers, Other Spring Ennui & #GoodMetsFun

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BRONX, NY –  We’re only a little over a week into the 2017 Major League Baseball season and, already, I’m not feeling it. Sports fans really need baseball this time of year… especially fans in New York, where the combined efforts of the Giants, Jets, Nets, and Knicks have left Gothamites drifting the streets dead-eyed […]

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Sports Rain Man Damns Yankees, Gives Rosy Mets Season Preview

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EL BARRIO, EL BRONX – If you regularly pinch-hit enough are you a pinch-hitter? That’s my tree-falling-with-nobody-around question. Mull that over while I dive into today’s piece. This site used to be a Mets fan site. It was what made Different Matt, well… Different! It is Meet The Matts – like Meet The Mets, right?! I say […]

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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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Fooling Yourself: New York Mets Players and Styx Songs

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ENGLISHTOWN, NJ – I’m not really sure of the marketing principle behind booking Rock ‘n Roll has-beens for post-game concerts, but that’s what happened at CitiField AFTER the AAA Padres vs Mets debacle. If you endured either, my condolences to your eyes and ears. Anyhow, band members Tommy Shaw and James Young probably swing an […]

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2016 Mets: Mourning on the 4th of July? What About Your Team?

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NOTE: This was written before last night’s results were in, so my Mets Mood is a bit brighter today… but still. FLUSHING, NY – The New York Mets currently hold a precarious one-game lead on the second of two wild card spots in a very pedestrian National League. As most of you now know, I […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Talkin’ Baseball with Harvey, Horrible Jeffrey Loria and Hard-to-Figure Hitters

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BRONX, NY – After two straight days of basking in the glow of D.J. Eberle’s Hot Takes (*cough* Cavs overrated. *cough*), I’m back to restore order and make everyone miserable again. As I tap this out on the keyboard, Matt Harvey is looking in the mirror, wondering what went wrong – again – after initially being […]

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Dumb Baseball Rules Conspire Against NY

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That’s just dumb. What a waste of time. They’re professional – they should have to throw it over the plate.” –Mrs. Short Matt CRADLE OF LIBERTY, PA – We’re always looking for fresh perspectives on things in Mattville, and Mrs. Short Matt, who knows very little about sports, offers it in abundance. Last night she […]

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