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Angry Ward Wednesday: Pete Alonso Socks, Daniel Jones Sucks(?), and Former Mets are Dealin’!

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BRONX, NY – I’m back in the New York groove. A little over a week in Florida was plenty. Among my insanely predictable takeaways, this so-called “battleground state” now seems mostly red (maybe it’s the sun), and I am now fully retired from going to Orlando theme parks. I’d sooner buy my daughter a pony […]

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Replacement Matt: The Folks Behind Homeplate. #MLB Reality Show

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TORNADO, KS – As the viewing screens we absorb sports in grow larger and higher in definition, I find that rather than highlighting the game it instead creates more distractions. Your eye starts to wander to places not part of the action. No where is this more prevalent than in baseball. There is so much […]

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Mets Are Done, Put It In The Books

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Replacement Matt found this New York Mets script in an abandoned typewriter. INT DAY: JEFF WILPON sits at an oak desk strewn with papers, a mirror with white powder and a .45 automatic near his Mets Helmet Pen Holder. WILPON obviously hasn’t slept for days. His mane resembles that of a drowned rat, his eyes […]

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COOKIE'S CORNER: IS T-BALL BETTER THAN BASEBALL?!?

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SUBURBIA, USA – Up here, and really ’round anywhere where there’s kids, sleeping in means you don’t see a time before 7AM and you’re super happy about it. Today I won’t be sleeping in either, but will be lacking a spring in my step due to a late night out at my first Yankee Game […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: SAINTS PRESERVE US, BASEBALL IS BACK!

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Lima Time by Angry Ward NEW YORK, NY -With major league teams making their final roster tweaks and the start of the baseball season just around the corner, now seems like the perfect time to brush up on the finer points of the game. Now, before you start rolling eyes and blathering on about how […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEFRUIT VINE

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Florida – beware of Cougars on the prowl… Or on a cruise. by Angry Ward WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Hey, when The Matts call and ask whether I’ll take an all-expense-paid trip to South Florida to collect some dirt on the Mets and report on various other goings ons, I don’t ask questions, I […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: AN OPEN LETTER TO THE WILPONS

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NEW YORK, NY – For those of you non-Mets fans out there, I’m sorry for this departure from sports-in-general to focus on our own personal Flushing-based nightmare, but this was long overdue. Besides, it’s February and my other options were a predictable rant about the pointless hype in the week leading up to the Super […]

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GROTE'S GRIPES: STATE OF THE UNION

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Baseball’s Armageddon FLUSHING, NY – (3 minute applause) Good evening fellow Meet The Matts readers this is Jeff Wilpon and I’d like to welcome you to the State of the Union here at MTM (90 second applause). There are a lot of divisive issues we’d like to get to today. Some of you may agree […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT

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NEW YORK, NY – Now that I’ve been writing for MeetTheMatts.com for over two years and counting, I have the chance to do something that I wish I was able to do when this whole thing started. I never knew when, but I always knew this day would come. It’s time for me to come […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: RIDDING THE FRIDGE OF HOLIDAY LEFTOVERS

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NEW YORK, NY – At long last the holidays are over and we can focus our energies on more important things like drinking all of our gifts and slashing the tires on that car across the street whose alarm goes off every time a roach farts. Then, before you know it, we’ll be on to […]

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