Tag: Johan Santana

Big Ben Tuesday: Five Things for Mets’ Fans to do in August

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QUEENS, NY: There’s been a lot of winching in recent days about the difficulty of writing about sports in August. It’s understandable, as much of the complaining is coming from New York Mets’ fans. It’s been a while since the Mets have had meaningful games in October. Or August. And most of them are Jets […]

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Horrid Harvey Hurt, Hottest Sports Reporter, Done BMC, Garth Brooks to Yankees

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NEW YORK, NY – As we watched the Dark Knight get his can kicked by Bain Washington from section 123, all we kept thinking about was how lucky Mets fans are that the Carlos Gomez for Zack Wheeler and Wilmer Flores trade didn’t go through. After the massacre was over, and the bloodied former Ace […]

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Preacher’s Row: Verlander’s Very Good Friday, A Rod’s Astro-nautical salary, and Cinderella sent packing

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New York, NY – It was definitely a Good Friday for the Detroit Tigers’ Kate Upton lovin’ Justin Verlander who reportedly just signed a $180 Million 7yr contract.  That comes to a little over $25M a year which comes to just over $6 PER SECOND.  Next time you sneeze, Justin Verlander just made about 20 bucks.  Not bad for […]

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Cookie’s Corner: Cereal Killers, Streak Killers, Oscar Pistorius, R.I.P. Johan Santana

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NEW YORK, NY –  This week’s column was inspired by one, feverish Little Angry Wardette and her father’s plea for help. A few years back, I had seen boxes of Quisp at my local supermarket and recalled Angry Ward mentioned he loved it as a kid. So, I got a few boxes and sent them […]

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March Sadness: Brackets Busted, Rangers, Knicks, Yankees, Mets Suck

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NEW YORK, NY – Its Day 2 of the NCAA Tournament and half of your brackets are busted before the first round of games are through. Did you really think Valparaiso would go to the Elite 8? That was just silly. Most of the rest of your brackets will be completely shot to sh!t by […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Papal Tigers, Power Backs and Plump Pitchers

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New York, NY – Holy smokes! It’s 10:10 pm on Tuesday night and I still haven’t written my column! Where did the day go? Just got back from JG Clancy’s triumphant return to NY/Birthday Bash at Piper’s Kilt Inwood. Along with Clancy there were several other MTM luminaries in attendance including Tall Matt and Grote2DMax. […]

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Hell hath no fury like a scorned woman and….Dragon Dictation

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For those of you that know me the following will be a whimsical tour through my brain.  For those of you that don’t this might be akin to watching the hills have eyes on pcp.  Basically yesterday at around 430-5pm i found out that my computer had a virus and I could not take it […]

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Grote’s Gripes: Earn Your Stripes!

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NEW YORK, NY –This past weekend the Mets finally ended over 50 years of misery when Johan Santana pitched the first no-hitter in franchise history. It is no secret that he was the beneficiary of a blown call on a ball hit by Carlos Beltran which clearly hit the chalk on the third base foul line.  […]

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The Mets Won A Ballgame Last Night…

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NEW YORK, NY – The 50-year wait is over. Johan Santana, a man with a remade arm, pitched the upstart NY Mets into history, allowing zero hits to Major League Baseball’s reigning champions, the St. Louis Cardinals. Freeze time for a second. See if you can remember the kid from Queens that crashed into the […]

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It’s Baseball Season… Almost

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Baseballtown, USA – Now that the Big Game is over and New York Football Giants are masters of the gridiron for the fourth time, we can get back to more important matters. Baseball is almost here. Pitchers and catchers report in less than two weeks. And soon the airwaves will be awash with the minutia […]

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