Tag: David Wright

Jets, Yanks, Mets, Knicks, Rangers, Giants: NY Sports Scene Is A New York Infrastructure Mess

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MARLBORO, NY – Living sixty-five plus miles from the city and being “retired,” I don’t have to worry about commuting into and out of the infrastructure nightmare that is New York City. Coincidentally, the recent Big Apple rail woes are very similar to the plague cast upon area sports teams. With the help of a […]

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Big Ben’s Game of Thrones Sports Special: Arya Stark and Golden State Warriors, Other Contrived GoT Character Parallels in Sporting World

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WESTEROS, NORTH OF THE WALL: I was getting primed for the season premier of Game of Thrones on Sunday afternoon and I caught the memorable The Door episode from last season. Hodor’s tragic sacrifice gets me every damn time. I wiped off a few tears and then toggled over to the Yankees Red Sox. Aaron Judge was up and […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Are the Mets as Dysfunctional as the Trump Administration?

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Queens, NY: 2017 was going to be the year that the young gun rotation would come together and the New York Mets would finally win the World Series. Expectations were high, but they’ve underachieved again. Injuries have hurt them again, but there are also signs of dysfunction like players refusing MRIs and managers being muzzled. Through […]

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Meet The Matts And Sports Haiku

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MARLBORO, NY– We are an eclectic bunch here at Meet The Matts, with unique styles and viewpoints on all things sports. Today, in a somewhat negative vibe and as Junoir Blaber pontificated yesterday, I give you some Japanese poetry called Haiku as it relates to relevant sports items and some of the colorful folks on […]

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NY Rangers vs Senators, Mets DL vs Medical Staff, NBA Playoffs vs Who Cares?

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EL BARRIO, EL BRONX – Can it really be a comeback, if you never left? Well I think not, especially as I am Pinch-Hit Matt and going weeks without being called is part of the job description. Alas, I have been called off the bench to be beaten, shaken and dusted off like and old […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: New York Mehs, Baby Bummers, Other Spring Ennui & #GoodMetsFun

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BRONX, NY –  We’re only a little over a week into the 2017 Major League Baseball season and, already, I’m not feeling it. Sports fans really need baseball this time of year… especially fans in New York, where the combined efforts of the Giants, Jets, Nets, and Knicks have left Gothamites drifting the streets dead-eyed […]

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Yankees Fan: In NY, It’s All About Pitching! Just Ask The Mets

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – I have finally come to my senses, I’m officially a Mets fans! Who am I kidding? I love the Yankees. However, some (and Junior Blader) have pointed out that the Mets don’t get enough love on this site – which was initially dedicated to them – so to appease many of our […]

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Big Money Kerfuffles: Defending David Wright?

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NEW YORK, NY – With President Trump proposing cutting taxes while asking for one trillion dollars for an infrastructure makeover, along with increased military spending and a Mexican border wall that will now “pay for itself” somehow, we’re thinking money today. Okay, maybe we think money every day – but we don’t have to write […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: David Wright and Adrian Peterson and the Time to Hang ‘Em Up

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BRONX, NY – I had a fun film-based column planned for today, but yesterday’s news about New York Mets’ third baseman David Wright and Minnesota Vikings’ tailback Adrian Peterson pretty much demanded some sort of response. The news isn’t great. Do the Wright Thing. So, Mets’ captain David Wright was sent back to New York from Spring […]

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Woes, Not Wins For Mets? Wheeler, Walker and Wright Are Wrong.

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MARLBORO, NY – Hope springs eternal… but I’m already here to rain on the Mets parade before the season starts. There are some red flags as we speak and little has been done again by Mets management to address the infield and, of all things, the pitching. “W’ stands for wins in baseball but for […]

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