Tag: Fred and Jeff Wilpon

Angry Ward: How to Fix the New York Mets, Vol. 30, Chapter 17

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NEW YORK, NY – How about that MLB Trade Deadline? Had about as much action as “My Dinner with Andre.” (Older reference lost on younger viewers.) I know a handful of marginally big names went new places, but the rest of it resembled a Sandy Alderson shopping spree. It also looks like the Yankees added the final […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: F**K the Giants, Yankees and a Whole Bunch of Other People

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BRONX, NY – It’s mercifully the final week of Angry Ward, but I’ve decided to not go gentle into that good night. F**k all that. I’m burning this thing to the ground. Where’s that gas can and my Zippo? Giant A$$holes. This past Sunday night the New York Giants and Denver Broncos got together and screwed […]

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NY Mets Mickey Mouse Management Plops Poop on Terry Collins, Fans

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FLUSHING, NY – The part of Queens that the team calls home says it all. Flushing. And the terlet (as the locals say) tank can’t fill up fast enough to flush the piling poop plopped down our collective stoop. The NY Mets have done it again. They gone and made what would have been a […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: What Board Game is Your Favorite Sports Team?

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BRONX, NY – Hey there, sports dopes, shiftless employees, and assorted other loners. It’s another wonderful Wednesday here at MeetTheMatts.com. NFL playoffs, Trump inauguration, the Knicks still sucking… so much to talk about. But, to hell with that noise, I want to write about old-timey board games – y’know, the one’s you used to play with […]

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Pundits Doing Charlie Hustle, But Ichiro Suzuki Ain’t No Pete Rose

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SAN DIEGO – In the empty confines of Petco Park, a record reportedly was broken yesterday, as Ichiro Suzuki revved his hit engine two more times. That made him the all-time leader in hits in professional baseball. But the asterisk will signify that only 2979 of those came off Major League Baseball pitchers. 1,278 were […]

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Space Cowboys: Steve Miller Band & The New York Mets

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As New York Mets losses continue to pile up, it’s fitting that today is Lucas Duda Growth Chart giveaway day at CitiField but yesterday was a very special day at the ballpark. As part of their post-game summer concert series, the Steve Miller Band performed at the conclusion of Mets-Reds. Today is a tribute to […]

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Morally Opposed to Jeff Wilpon and the NY Mets

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FLUSHING, NY  – “I’m morally opposed to this woman having a baby out of wedlock. She’d make more money if she had a ring on her finger.”  “I am as morally opposed to putting an e-cigarette sign in my ballpark (but not by MLM scam Amway) as I am to Leigh having this baby without […]

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Wren & Stempy, Mets Extend Sandy, and Bobby Bo Shows us the Bronx!

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BRONX, NY – From 2009 through 2013, the Atlanta Braves won no fewer than 86 games in a season. They surpassed the 90 Win total 3 times in the last 5 years, including 96 victories just last year!  In 2014, however, many things went awry for the Bravos. Starting with losing their top 2 starters […]

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Send Lawyers, Guns and Money for NFL Commissioner Goodell and Jeff Wilpon

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ALSACE-LORRAINE – As Sports Days go, yesterday wasn’t too shabby. I am speaking of that rare exacta where two notorious members of the sports ruling class may have each met his Waterloo. In the wake of Wednesday’s interview by CBS of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell comes a brand new allegation. Last evening, the Associated Press […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Yanks, Mets, NFL and other Sports Relationships Gone Sour

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PALM BEACH, FL – “Down doobie doo down down. Comma comma down doobie doo down down. Comma comma down doobie doo down down. Breaking up is hard to do.” This week’s post was supposed to be about my trip up to Jupiter, Florida for a minor league baseball game/beer tasting (it was more beer than […]

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