Tag: Fred Wilpon

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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Mets’ Sandy Alderson is Back! Moneyball for Football?

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Franklin, TN—(Real) Sandy Alderson is back! Yes, the esteemed senior member of the New York Mets’ $10M front office made his first public appearance last night after treatments for cancer over the last month or so. Glad he’s feeling better. Actually, it’s more like an $8M front office now that Sandy’s right hand man Jonah […]

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Hey Commissioner Manfred…Is it time for Fred Wilpon to spend money yet?

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Havana, Cuba–The stress and frustration of watching the Mets has taken its toll on this guy. In a weak National League, where even the Cardinals are kind of vulnerable, the Mets’ brass can’t get it together to bring in a bat or two to buttress the young stud starting pitchers.  The MLB trading deadline is […]

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The Wave + 7 Line Army + Duda + Dark Knight = Mets Playoffs

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NEW YORK, NY – There is a buzz emanating from a place where baseball has gone to die for the better part of 7 years. Since that fateful, forgetful, Flushing final weekend in 2008 – when Tom Glavine pitched his last game for the Mets – the borough of Queens has been a baseball tomb. […]

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NFL Free Agency: Revis, Suh and MacGyver! Plus, The Fred & Terry Show

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BLUE BAY DINER, FRESH MEADOWS, NY – “In 1972, a crack commando unit was sent to prison by a military court for a crime they didn’t commit. These men promptly escaped from a maximum security stockade to the Los Angeles underground. Today, still wanted by the government, they survive as soldiers of fortune. If you […]

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MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred: Joseph Mengele, Mets Mess, Bad Optics

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s been at least a couple of weeks since I last purged myself of some Mets directed vitriol. I feel a bit backed up so please consider this a catharsis of sorts. Last week it was announced that new MLB Commissioner Manfred Mann had made a few changes in the leadership […]

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Sarah Jessica Parker, MLB Commish Bud Selig and Terry Collins Walk Into a Bar

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WHITE HORSE TAVERN –Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Horse walks into a bar. Bartender asks…”Hey, why the long face?”  Yes, you have heard it before, although that’s not bad for a Quadruped. Anyway, we’ve all seen “this one” before and we’ve all seen what’s transpiring in Flushing before, in the Groundhog Day […]

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CitiField Shark Tank? Mark Cuban, Bill Maher and Fred Wilpon Huddle

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QUEENS, NY – So, I drop the kids off at school on Monday morning, and my cell rings as I leave the parking lot. It’s my old buddy Hank Goldberg. He’s in town from Boca and ready to have some fun. He has an offer he says, that I can’t refuse. ESPN  has provided him […]

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Blaber’s Blabberings: New York Sports Teams Christmas Wishlist For White Santa

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EL BARIO, BRONX – The time to celebrate the birth of our Lord (the white one) and Savior is near. With that, listen to the words of your Deacon Blaber and embrace Big Baby Jesus (the white one) in your hearts. Preaching from my bully pulpit, I can see what ails you, sporting masses, and […]

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Current Madison Square Garden Chants: Potvin Sucks! Let’s Go Rangers! Hey Carmelo, You Suck!

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NEW YORK, NY – Real starvation has consumed the Greater New York area – in the sports arena. And in no arena is that more evident than it is in the one between 7th and 8th Avenue.  All you need to hear are the Current Madison Square Garden Chants to know that Knicks fans have been […]

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