Tag: Bernie Madoff

4 Players NOT to Build Your Team Around

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NEW YORK, NY – If you had to pick one player to build your team around, it would be pretty easy to come up with a name. But we’re not into doing things easily here in Mattville, so our question is for you to pick the 4 Players NOT to Build Your Team Around. NBA: […]

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MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred: Joseph Mengele, Mets Mess, Bad Optics

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s been at least a couple of weeks since I last purged myself of some Mets directed vitriol. I feel a bit backed up so please consider this a catharsis of sorts. Last week it was announced that new MLB Commissioner Manfred Mann had made a few changes in the leadership […]

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Spring Training Guest Instructors Barry Bonds, Jim Leyritz and the Great Piazza!

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GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE – One of the grand traditions of Cactus and Grapefruit League action is that often Spring Training Guest Instructors are brought in mostly as a gimmick by teams looking for… what? An image boost? Star power? Connecting to older fans? Unique expertise from a former player?  I’m not entirely sure what these Guest Instructors do bring […]

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Bernie Madoff Keeps Ruining Peoples Lives. The Mets [Matt Harvey] Keep Ruining Mine

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“You’ll have to ask Matt.” – Sandy Alderson CLEVELAND, OH – I was going to start off today’s column with some innocent comments about things I’ve observed about the Today Show lately but at about 3:35pm yesterday afternoon, while driving down I-77 South from Cleveland to Columbus, I nearly pulled a Willy Loman. I received […]

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IT'S GOTTA BE BETTER THAN "COUGAR TOWN"

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by Rex O’Rourke TECHNICAL NOTE: You may experience “STUFF” going on we’re ‘propagating’ between servers. THANK YOU LOS ANGELES, CA – I have two ideas for some mid-season TV replacement shows. First of all, in true Hollywood fashion, what’s worth doing is worth overdoing. So, to cash in on all the vampire themed movies and […]

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COOKIE'S CORNER: RECESSION SALE

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OUTER ‘BURBS, CT – Times are tough… kinda sort of. I mean, someone was buying all those tickets to see the World Champion Yankees claim their rightful 2009 Title. Word on the street (Wall, not Main) is that unemployment numbers are down and home sales (existing, not new) are on the rise. You need some […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: WHO’S THE BOSS?

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NEW YORK, NY – Sorry folks, I hope you weren’t misled by today’s column title. Unfortunately, I will not be writing about one of the worst sitcoms in network television history. The Matts have a strict rule about no more than one Tony Danza reference per year (oops, just mentioned him) and the Phanatic and […]

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