Tag: Major League Baseball

Sports Rain Man Rants: Stanley Cup Finals, Subway Series And NBA Finals

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – It was a crazy week as my father-in-law was dead set on me doing landscaping whether I wanted to or not. Plus, I thought I was off today but I still got called in. I found the Song of the Week because I listened to a helluva lot of music this […]

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Friday’s Sports Fibs: Mark McGwire, Buddy Diaz’s Yanks, Conor McGreggor & NY Mets

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NEW YORK, NY – The headlines are chock full of what we must ingest and decipher as fact or fiction – #FakeNews – if you will. And the Sports World (random caps as per Junior Blaber) is not impervious to the”jockeying with the truth” that leaves us scurrying to faux fact-check sites… themselves built on […]

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On Baseball, NY Hockey, and March Mildness

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MARLBORO, NY – This month of March can’t end soon enough for me as I have my head buried further up my ar$e than usual. Historically, this is the worst month for me on a personal level and the sports scene is not far behind, as Angry Ward pointed out earlier in the week. Here’s […]

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Vikings Win Super Bowl, Mets Win World Series: Wright, Harvey, Case Keenum Closed

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NEW YORK, NY – With our MeetTheMatts.com Staff of All-World Pundits engaged in a Water-Cooler Cold War over the upcoming  NFL Conference Playoffs, we’re doing all we can to hold on as our world gone mad speedily spins precariously on its axis. In this wild-n- whacky, topsy-turvy Age of Also-Rans, we’ve lost all sense of […]

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With “What Ifs” Aplenty for Melancholy MLB Fans, Here’s Yo La Tengo; Best Baseball Story Ever?

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NEW YORK, NY – Whilst the Major League Baseball season is over for many fans – in the sense that their team is golfing, cleaning gutters or tanning on some hurricane-friendly beach, we are still under its grip… We’re not ready to stop playing Tap Baseball on our phones. Not ready to end the the […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Aaron Judge, Matt Harvey and other MLBers Needing Real Nicknames

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL – I’m on friggin’ vacation and there’s been a lot going on, almost none of it good. You know the storylines, so I won’t bother rehashing them. All I know is, I have no intention of dying south of the Mason/Dixon line. THAT. IS. OUT. I think 75% of the reason that […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Wilford Brimley, Bump Bailey and Other Unnatural Things About “The Natural”

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“Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers.”  —Jimmy Breslin (1928-2017) BRONX, NY – My wife’s brother and his family came up from Orlando to visit us this past weekend, so naturally I subjected them to watching movies that I wanted to watch. After my suggestions […]

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What Should The Yankees Do With Masahiro Tanaka? Let’s Debate.

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SPANISH HARLEM – One of the stories circulating around here is about the Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka. More specifically, it’s about his contract opt-out clause for next season. As with every issue, there are pros and cons, like the pundits here at MeetTheMatts.com. Let’s go back to the year 2014; Masahiro Tanaka decided to take […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: A-Rod, Harvey, Puig: MLB Trade Deadline Deals that Didn’t Go Through

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BRONX, NY – Well, the Major League Baseball trading deadline has come and gone and here’s what we know. The Yankees know they suck and sold off half their team and don’t really give a rat’s ass about George Steinbrenner’s corpse spinning faster than a Cuisinart blender on “liquify.” We also know that Jonathan Lucroy thinks […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Ichiro, Cowboys, Durant and Lucroy

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BRONX, NY – Banging this one out just before deadline on Tuesday. It’s my wife’s birthday, I’m holding off on dinner and my dog, Griffey, is doing everything in his power to get me to play fetch rather than slap together another lackluster column. Where in the wide, wide world of sports are my priorities? […]

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