Tag: C.C. Sabathia

Ben Ben Tuesday: Danger Signs in Yankee Land, Mets Crumbling, Giants OL Improvement

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WHITE PLAINS, NY – Oh man, I spaced on my column. I’ll blame it on my twin babies and a hockey game last night. A rough 5-1 loss, for those keeping track at home. Anyway, let me bang something out with the forethought of Trump firing a key official. The top story on SportsCenter is […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: How to Fix the Cleveland Browns, Whitney on Whitney

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KICKAPOO, KS –  I was thinking of exploring the rumor that Vladimir Putin hacked into St. Louis Blues’ GM Doug Armstrong’s email to trade Kevin Shattenkirk to the Capitals . Vlad is dying to see Russian winger Alex Ovechkin win a Cup. #Sad. But I need a challenge, so I decided to single-highhandedly fix the Cleveland Browns. […]

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NY Rangers Keep Pace Despite Isles, Mets and Yanks Upbeat

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NEW YORK, NY – The NY Rangers have been playing well of late, last night’s capitulation to the hated Islanders aside. They’ve been keeping pace with the Penguins and Blue Jackets. They’re safe in the first Wild Card slot for now, which would put them on a collision course with Les Canadiens de Montreal in […]

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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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The Yanks Can’t Get Past First Base

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NEW YORK, NY – The Yanks had a good week last week but this week has been a different story. Lost the last two to Detroit at The Stadium, then got swept by the Rockies in Denver. Last night the Bombers got back to winning ways, thanks to a strong performance from a resurgent CC […]

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Angry Ward: What the Fack, Yankees?

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BRONX, NY – The Bronx is yearning… for some halfway decent baseball. I’ve decided to give up my anger strike for a week and vent a little bit about New York’s other baseball team, the Yankees. Slow starts are nothing new for the Bronx Bombers, especially in recent years, but this 2016 squad seems a […]

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Opening Day! Time for Baseball Predictions re Cubs, Mets, Sabathia, Tanaka, Royals

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CHAVEZ RAVINE – Another holiday Monday for me, and it’s my favorite one… Opening Day! It’s the time of year when lesser publications start publishing all sorts of predictions and prognostications and when I say lesser… I mean us!  So here goes with our own official iron-clad, lock-of-the-shoe-in declarations of how this baseball season will […]

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Yankees Blew It! RIP Frank Gifford

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St. Petersberg, Russia–So the pennant races are heating up and what happens?  Well, arrogance. That’s what happened.  Why arrogance? Because what else do you call it when the World’s most successful sports franchise (please, no Man U objections-I said sports) chooses to go into a pennant race without acquiring a bonafide #1 Starter to lead […]

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Yanks And Mets Surge Into Dog Days

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New York, NY – The dog days of summer are here and the Big Apple is home to two first place baseball teams. The Yankees just took two of three against the cellar dwelling Boston Red Sox and head into a crucial weekend series against the rising Toronto Blue Jays with a four and a […]

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Time for New Bobbleheads -Here Are Suggestions

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NEW YORK, NY  – Turn on the television to watch any MLB game and you’ll find signs located behind home plate promoting a team’s bobblehead giveaway of a specific home team player. Yesterday was Juan Lagares’ turn to have his likeness captured in one of these collectibles. Today, I take the artistic liberty in composing […]

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