Tag: Cubs

Patriots Games, Trump Pix, Aaron Hernandez, Ray Lewis, Ray Rice, Fenway vs Wrigley

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BOSTON, MA – Here in Boston, there is a definitely a good vibe when it comes to talking sports. And really, why wouldn’t there be? Their beloved New England Patriots are stealing national headlines during the first month of the Major League Baseball season and the blood, guts and beards of the NHL playoffs. First […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Knicks Great, Johnny Manziel Cured, and Other Alternative Sports Facts

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BRONX, NY – There’s been a lot happening the past couple of weeks. The NFL playoffs aside, nothing has been bigger than what’s been going on down in our nation’s capital. We had a new President sworn in, followed by hundreds of thousands of women descending on D.C. the very next day. If President Sunkist wasn’t […]

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Chris Sale for Sale? Dopey Aldon Smith, Cat Stevens, Chapman Trade

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EL BRONX, EL BARRIO – If I acted like my articles were still due on the weekend, then *I wouldn’t be up late writing my article right now. However, I didn’t so, I am putting this together and going over the headlines since my last post. And while the madness and sadness of the world […]

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Baseball P*ssies Jake Arrieta & Joe Maddon: Bryce Harper Ain’t Barry Bonds

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WHITEFISH, MT – My all out effort to knock Genius Joe Maddon down a couple of couple of pegs seems to be losing steam. Particularly after his Cubs just finished a 4-game sweep of the Washington Nationals. At 24-6, the Cubs own baseball’s best record. The White Sox in the very same city, have 22 […]

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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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5 People Mets Fans Should Fear. @AldersonFake Reports

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AIKEN, SC – The Meet The Matts staff is always concerned about preparing Mets fans for an upcoming season. With much changing since the Amazins lost to the Kansas City Royals in Game 5 of the 2016 World Series back on November 1st, I felt is was my duty to keep you on the ready. […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: George Kennedy & Great Sports Moments in Non-Sports Movies

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BRONX, NY – The passing of the great actor George Kennedy this week on the same day as the 88th Academy Awards was both sad and fitting. Kennedy took home a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his turn as Dragline, the lovable alpha of a Florida prison camp, in one of the greatest movies of […]

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Cubs Win?! Don’t Believe Maddon and Epstein Hype

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NAPERVILLE, IL – Can we move on to the main event now? Can we stop pretending that the NHL, NBA, College Hoops – hell, even Rugby – are at all capable of filling our hearts the way only the magic of Baseball can? I’m as big a fan of those sports as anyone… well maybe […]

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Erev Pitchers and Catchers! Spring Training! MLB is BACK!

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Plant City, FL—On the heels of yesterday’s brilliant piece by colleague and Words With Friends tormentor, West Coast Craig, I will try to practice my juris prudently here today. After all, Elmhurst’s Nino Scalia would have wanted it that way. And in the words of Cecil the Turtle, aka Sen. Mitch McConnell, “Let them eat GMO […]

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Snow Job: My Day with Mets Legend Ed Lynch!

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HEAD OF THE HARBOR,  NY – By the time the iPhone on my Mets nightstand stopped ringing, I had already broken a rib, stubbed a toe and twisted an ankle. A costly reach just to answer the phone at 2:40 AM on a Saturday morning. I had to get to the damned phone because… God […]

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