Tag: Mark Teixeira

Angry Ward: Baseball’s Newest Mind-Numbing Metrics

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BRONX, NY – Guess what, everybody? Baseball season started this morning! Yep, as stupid as this always sounds, America’s Pastime started today, a full week ahead of everyone else, with the Oakland A’s taking on the Seattle Mariners in Japan. “Buy me some sushi and green tea ice cream, I don’t care if I’m watching […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Cano, Wentz, Carmelo and other Examples of Sports Addition by Subtraction

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BRONX, NY – In 2001 the Seattle Mariners turned Major League Baseball on its ear by winning 116 regular season games. They accomplished this feat without the benefit of Randy Johnson, Ken Griffey Jr., and Alex Rodriguez, three of the franchise’s cornerstone players, who had all talked their way out of town. Though they didn’t go […]

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NY Rangers Keep Pace Despite Isles, Mets and Yanks Upbeat

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NEW YORK, NY – The NY Rangers have been playing well of late, last night’s capitulation to the hated Islanders aside. They’ve been keeping pace with the Penguins and Blue Jackets. They’re safe in the first Wild Card slot for now, which would put them on a collision course with Les Canadiens de Montreal in […]

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Who’s On First For Yankees? Should Knicks Trade Carmelo?

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SPANISH HARLEM – As spring training draws closer, the Yankees still don’t know who their starting first baseman will be. Will it be Greg Bird? Or will it be Tyler Austin? And as the NBA season marches on, will the Knicks finally bite the bullet and trade Carmelo Anthon? I hope not! Who’s On First? […]

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Teixeira, A-Rod; Who Else Will go? Yankees Have More Waste to Recycle

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SPANISH HARLEM – As the Yankees deal with the retirement of Mark Teixeira and the release of Alex Rodriguez, it got me thinking about what other Yanks could be dealt and/or released by this time next year. So, with my pinstriped GM cap on, here’s a my list of players that deserve to stay and […]

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The Yankees A.D. (After Death)

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SPANISH HARLEM – August 1st, 2016 will forever be known as the day the Yankees finally waved the white flag and became full-fledged sellers at the MLB Trade Deadline. As hard as it was to see in my lifetime, it was even more remarkable to hear scouts and analysts say it was the first time ever […]

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The Yanks Can’t Get Past First Base

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NEW YORK, NY – The Yanks had a good week last week but this week has been a different story. Lost the last two to Detroit at The Stadium, then got swept by the Rockies in Denver. Last night the Bombers got back to winning ways, thanks to a strong performance from a resurgent CC […]

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Ellsworth Worthy? Bombers Better, Harvey’s Horrible. Pens Etching Cup?

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NEW YORK, NY – We’ve reached Memorial Day Weekend and things are looking brighter for the Bronx Bombers, while the Mets are having some problems in the Bat Cave. Over on the ice, the Penguins are a step closer to winning the Stanley Cup. And Angry Ward’s Warriors are close to getting dumped out of […]

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Yankees Surging To Playoffs? NHL Ice Time Heating Up?

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NEW YORK, NY –  It was a pretty good week for the Bronx Bombers. They took three of four from the defending World Series Champion Kansas City Royals. Granted, they are still in last place in the AL East and well below .500. But there are some signs of life for the Yankees who have […]

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Angry Ward: What the Fack, Yankees?

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BRONX, NY – The Bronx is yearning… for some halfway decent baseball. I’ve decided to give up my anger strike for a week and vent a little bit about New York’s other baseball team, the Yankees. Slow starts are nothing new for the Bronx Bombers, especially in recent years, but this 2016 squad seems a […]

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