Tag: Derek Jeter

Angry Ward Wednesday: Yanks Reject Bryce Harper, World Cup Porto Party, and Utley Amazin’ Thor Video

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BRONX, NY – Look, it’s late. I think I’m losing what’s left of my mind. Against a lifetime of better judgement, I decided to take my kid to see the philharmonic in the park tonight. Who am I??? Just got home a shade before 11. Not good for her, but worse for me. I’m just gonna […]

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Post NHL, NBA: Filling Void for Yankees Haters. NASCAR, Soccer, WNBA?

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MARLBORO, NY – The 2017-18 NHL season is now over and done with and so is another uneventful NBA season. So what’s a diehard New York Mets fan – or a mild one like me – to do for the next four months? Words like fire sale are closely associated with the team as it […]

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Miami Marlins and Tampa Bay Rays: Signs of a Baseball Apocalypse

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MARLBORO, NY – In traveling through Florida on a two and a half week hiatus in which it rained every day of the trip, the opportunity forced by Mother Nature had me and my hosts attending baseball games in Miami and Tampa. There’s a bunch to extrapolate on regarding these stadiums, the baseball experience, and […]

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What If George Steinbrenner Owned the Mets?

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FLUSHING, NY – Such is the current (okay, constant) State of the NY Mets, that even after a hope-filled Steven Matz win, this died-dyed-in-the-wool fan can even ponder such baseball blasphemy, but… What If George Steinbrenner Owned The Mets? #1: David Wright would be on the books somewhere else, as his Groundhog Day comeback continues. […]

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Player Profile: Gleyber Torres is The Real Deal; Derek Jeter Comparisons

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SPANISH HARLEM – In 2016 the New York Yankees did something that many fans of this generation never saw before… wave the white flag. I’m sure a lot of Yankee haters rejoiced because that meant the Yankees would rebuild and rebuilding meant a lot of losing but Brian Cashman saw a way to recoup a […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Cano, Wentz, Carmelo and other Examples of Sports Addition by Subtraction

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BRONX, NY – In 2001 the Seattle Mariners turned Major League Baseball on its ear by winning 116 regular season games. They accomplished this feat without the benefit of Randy Johnson, Ken Griffey Jr., and Alex Rodriguez, three of the franchise’s cornerstone players, who had all talked their way out of town. Though they didn’t go […]

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Way, Way, Way Too Early Hall of Fame Argument: Shohei Ohtani

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DENVER, CO – This morning, my suddenly unemployed self found the time to watch the Testosterone Soap Opera that is ESPN.  The level to which that network has sunk is an article in and of itself, but the takeaway for me this morning was that no postulation, however absurd, is out of the question in […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Yankee Doodle Gloating

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BRONX, NY – We’re into May and the New York Yankees steamroller has gotten into gear, winning 15 of their last 16 games. Coming off a 6-1 road trip where they flattened the World Series favorites in the A.L., things are looking up for the Bombers. It’s feels like the time is right for some gloating. Oh […]

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Emergency Makeover Monday: Groundhog Day for Miserable Mets Madness. Yogi, Frazeir, Wilmer, Wright

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FLUSHING, NY – If Yogi Berra were alive and had seen the Bill Murray classic with Punxsutawney Phil, he’d likely have a new iteration of his classic deja vu line re the Mets, “It’s Groundhog Day all over again.” Matt Harvey, Todd Frazier, Michael Conforto, Mickey Callaway… The faces change but team from Flushing is […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Bron, Baseball, Pucks, Ohtani and Other Hot Garbage

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BRONX, NY – I just got back from walking the dog, and if the current temps are any indication, Angry Ward Wednesday is gonna be a hot one in NYC. That’s not the only sign that summer is on its way. To wit, Yankees fans are overheating with excitement about their team’s play against the pathetic […]

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