Tag: Daniel Murphy

Flushing Roach Motel: Looking on Craigslist for David Wright and MIA Mets

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DANNAMORA, NY – Opening Day of the 2010 season at Citifield was a blustery Monday in early April. The Mets were hosting the then Florida Marlins. As old warhorse Ed Lynch and I sat down in our seats, introductions began with the full pomp and circumstance that accompanies every opening day. For teams that never […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Letterman Lives On… In Sports

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NEW YORK, NY – One week ago today, late-night television icon David Letterman wrapped up a three-plus decade run with a final show at New York’s historic Ed Sullivan Theater. For many of us it was a final bittersweet goodbye to one of the last vestiges of our collective misspent youth. To other, more reasonable […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: O Brother Where Art Howe, Another Epic Journey to Mets Game

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FLUSHING, NY – This past Sunday I made my first pilgrimage of the year to that nervous hospital known as CitiField or, as Mets fans call it, group therapy. It all started at the Marble Hill Metro North Station where I met up with my brother, who would be attending his third game of the […]

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Independence Day Hangover: Players That Should Call In Sick

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FT. McHENRY, MA –  The day after Independence Day is supposed to be an-off day. You know, part of a 3-day weekend. But when it falls midweek, companies don’t automatically give the ensuing day off. MeetTheMatts.com is one of those companies. Yet, certain rogue/rouge writers, Cookie and Different Matt, decided the day is theirs; not […]

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VIDEO: Duaner Sanchez on David Wright, Jose Reyes, Daniel Murphy

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PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – We got to sit down with New York Met Reliever Duaner Sanchez for a solid 40 minutes yesterday afternoon and had a great chat ranging from his favorite moments in baseball to the Met with the worst English. But it wasn’t easy. As we were approaching the *2nd greatest highway […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEFRUIT VINE

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Florida – beware of Cougars on the prowl… Or on a cruise. by Angry Ward WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Hey, when The Matts call and ask whether I’ll take an all-expense-paid trip to South Florida to collect some dirt on the Mets and report on various other goings ons, I don’t ask questions, I […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: WINTER OLYMPICS PREVIEW

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA – What, you think I’m giving you a stupid Winter Olympics preview? Screw you! I don’t owe anyone anything, least of all The Matts. After suffering through this past Mets season and watching the Vikings personally punch the Saints’ tickets to the Super Bowl, I’ll write whatever I damn well please. […]

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SOMETHING SPECIAL: MATT CERRONE REPORTS!

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FLUSHING, NY – Yesterday we promised bringing you something special, today. And special this is! In a groundbreaking, platform-crossing, cyberspace-rattlin’ meeting of great sports minds, a true baseball insider – Matt Cerrone – shares some exclusive info with us. And frankly, we are flattered. We are now that much more legit. Please comment below and […]

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METS MOVE TO BAY-SIDE

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by Different Matt BAYSIDE, NY – Not sure if any of you have heard yet, but the Mets signed Jason Bay to a four-year deal worth $66 million. I’m sure the Amazin’s and their fans will be happy to have plugged one of the many gaps in their squad. Bayside Residents Pumped For Canadian I […]

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CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR TIME WARP TONY

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HAPPY CHRISTMAS EVE, EVERYBODY! NEW YORK, NY – Yesterday, MTM eccentric, Time Warp Tony, responded to a comment by the erstwhile philview re our collective survival of The Blizzard Of ’09. T-Dubya T thought philview was referring to TWT’s at-the-time current year and the year 1909, which is understandable because… He is in a time […]

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