Tag: Derek Jeter

Yankees Strike out to Start the Season. Bronx Panic in NYC

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SPANISH HARLEM – If you’re a New York Yankees fan this is not the way you wanted or expected this team to start the season. You often hear the words “It’s a marathon, not a sprint,” yet I know for sure that some fans (me) are freaking out. The injuries have not helped at all […]

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NL Beast? Bryce Harper, Beefed-Up Phils, Young Braves, Maybe Mets

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WASHINGTON, DC – The irony is that the headline doesn’t represent the team this post originates from, the Washington Nationals… and they are pretty good on paper, too. Do we suddenly have Major League Baseball’s best division in the National League East?! Are we looking at the NL Beast, what with Bryce Harper & his […]

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Different Matt: Opening Day Behind Us But Mets and Yanks on 162 Win Pace

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NEW YORK, NY – Thursday was MLB’s Opening Day for most teams and the Yankees and Mets got their seasons off to a winning start. Both teams are on pace for 162 wins, after the Yankees beat up on the Orioles in a matinee in the Bronx and the Mets shut out the Nationals in […]

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Replacement Matt on Opening Day: Greatest Replacements in History

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SUBURBIA, NJ – Since the beginning of this site I have somehow been given the designation of Replacement Matt, basically because I shared a (lack of) hairstyle with the two original Matts and was foolish enough to be willing to wear a blue monkey suit when one of them wasn’t around. I was never quite […]

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Get Fired? Don’t Worry. Here Are Sports Stars That Got Axed Before Making It Big

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NEW YORK, NY – Since we launched in 2005 (yes, it’s been that long) nobody has gotten fired from Meet The Matts… Well, other than Tall Matt, who made ridiculous contract demands and berated staff. But in light of one of our own getting a visit from The Turk yesterday at his day job, this […]

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Angry Ward: Baseball’s Newest Mind-Numbing Metrics

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BRONX, NY – Guess what, everybody? Baseball season started this morning! Yep, as stupid as this always sounds, America’s Pastime started today, a full week ahead of everyone else, with the Oakland A’s taking on the Seattle Mariners in Japan. “Buy me some sushi and green tea ice cream, I don’t care if I’m watching […]

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Angry Ward: What If The Fix Was In On Miracle on Ice, 86 Series, Super Bowl III…

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BRONX, NY – Yesterday I started reading ESPN’s piece on disgraced former NBA ref Tim Donaghy, and how he most likely fixed a whole mess of NBA games. This was a revelation only in that the NBA wanted everyone to believe that he never did (yeah, right) and that he was merely a guy with a […]

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Swan Song Edition: Talkin CC Sabathia, Dwayne Wade and Dirk Nowitzki

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SPANISH HARLEM – This weekend has been a good time for legends of the game. We had Dwayne Wade and Dirk Nowitzki in the all star game and they were very deserving. The NBA gets it right sometimes, they know when and how to do things. This year was no different when both players had no […]

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Spring Training Dispatch: Mets Crowd at Duffy’s in St. Lucie Saddest In The Universe?

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NOTE: A flu-ridden MTM Edit Staff was tardy to the task today, after spewing waste from all orifices. To that “end,” Replacement Matt has heroically stepped in to do some spewing of his own. PORT ST. LUCIE, FL  (via the Hot Tub Time Machine) – The crowd at Duffy’s is perhaps the saddest of such […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Browns in the Hunt, Knicks Durant Desperation, and Scenes from the Baseball Wasteland

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BRONX, NY – Three days ago I was on a sunny beach watching the beautiful blue surf come crashing in. Today I’m back in slushy NY, on this hellscape, offering up another in a long line of thankless posts. To quote Short Matt’s favorite literary character, as well as life model, Ignatius J. Reilly, “Oh, Fortuna, […]

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