Tag: Boston Red Sox

Sunday Sports Page: New York Mets, New York Rangers, NBA Playoffs, Derek Jeter

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MARLBORO, NY– Lacking pomp and circumstance, let’s get to today’s sports topics of discussion… “Why does God hate the Mets?“ the New York Post front page recently asked.  The answer is a layup. It’s as easy as connecting the dots leading from the Wilpons to Ponzi-schemer Bernie Madoff. Karma is indeed a bitch with yet another […]

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Ebs’ One Big Thing: Baseball’s Unwritten Rule

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WILKES-BARRE, PA – Miss me!? So I was going to write about how the New York Yankees are one of the best teams in baseball, and even that they’ve surprised me. How the Boston Celtics are, and have always been, over rated. And, how Lavar Ball might be the worst thing that’s ever happened to […]

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Boston Red Sox Hell, Racism, Adam Jones, Manny Machado, Orioles Lose Poop

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – Major League Baseball has done some great things showcasing its history with players that have made a difference in the sport and in life. Jackie Robinson was one of those players; the first black player in the majors and someone who faced tremendous racism but rose above the hate to become […]

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NY Rangers, NY Giants Fight Injury Bug, Jets Mail It In, Hot Stove Leftovers

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FLIN FLON, MANITOBA – I think I wrote a column when I didn’t necessarily have to which is worse than forgetting you got a colonoscopy last week and getting another one this week. But that’s life in Mattville and here are some nuggets for you to gnaw on re: NY Rangers, NY Giants Fight Injury Bug, […]

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Cleveland Indians: Terry Francona, Andrew Miller, Chief Wahoo. Root for Dem Injuns

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CLEVELAND, OH – Baseball fans without a horse in the race should be rooting for the Cleveland Indians. End. Of. Story. Thanks for stopping by and feel free to comment below… Okay, you’re not getting off that easy. There’s more to get into, namely, why we are rooting for Terry Francona & Co to not […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: New York Jets, New York Giants, MLB Playoffs

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WILKES-BARRE, PA – There are so many places I could start. What a weekend in the NFL. The Buffalo Bills won again, the New York Jets and Giants did not, Tom Brady is back, the Minnesota Vikings are the lone undefeated team left. Then there’s the MLB. One of the final four teams have been decided […]

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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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Another Arm Bites the Dust: Season Over for Yankees, Tanaka

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NOTE: Different Matt was called to pinch-hit today after an untimely bike/cab confrontation landed Short Matt in… Bellvue. Not kidding. Thanks, Diff! The Bronx, NY – News flash: The Yankees are screwed. Masahiro Tanaka, the $175 million man is on the shelf for at least six weeks. And if rehab doesn’t work, Tanaka will need […]

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MLB’s Surprising Storylines From The Weekend

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SARATOGA, NY–It was a busy Memorial Day Weekend for Major League Baseball the past few days. In case you were out barbecuing or just enjoy the outdoors, us here at Meet The Matts have you covered! Here are three surprising MLB storylines from over the weekend: Los Angeles Dodgers Starter Throws A No-Hitter: It wasn’t too […]

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Quarter-Pole Awards in Major League Baseball

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SARATOGA, NY–With 162 games in a Major Leage Baseball season, many feel that the early months of the season are pointless and the important baseball games aren’t played until after the All-Star Break. Well… They’re wrong. While a team can’t win the World Series in April or May, they can certainly lose it. Therefore… Here are the MLB […]

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