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Sports Beer Talk: Phils Phlopping, Robbie Cano, Bryce Harper, Todd Frazier

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PHILTHYDELPHIA, PA – As The Boys of Summer set to sprint to the finish (not you, Robbie Cano), bolstered or inspired by an influx of interlopers/call-ups ready to take jobs away, three players stand out as instrumental in their respective team’s fate. And after a few dozen beers in the past [fill in a number] […]

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Replaceable Friday: MLB Trade Deadline or how the NY Mets will s— the bed once again

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PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA So the call comes in last night… its the chief…uhh Different Matt is on a plane to Iceland, can you do the column? Some charmed life my fellow pundits live, jetting off to Reykjavik on the drop off a hat. Concording to Paris to watch a soccer match. How quaint it must be. […]

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Replaceable Friday: A Column for the Blind – And NY Sports Fans

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GARDEN STATE – For this week’s column I’d like to start off with a little ditty: Replacement Matt-y, Writing a column that no one will read, Why does he plead? Anyway… Here is my column on a day when everyone is recovering from their 4th of July revelations and not a one will look at […]

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Stupid Puig, Scalped Chiefs Reporter, Nets Haul Big Fish, Mets Tears

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NEW YORK, NY – Wow! We barely slept after all the excitement this weekend in the sports world, kicked off by Different Matt’s Puck Head piece on Friday and followed up by Rain Man Junoir Blaber’s eloquence yesterday. But dagnabbit, there are some other big stories to take a gander at: Stupid Puig, Chiefs Scalp […]

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Sports Rain Man: What A Week For The New York Metropolitans!

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – Happy Memorial Day weekend. I want to say two things before I get to the sports: 1) Thank you to all the descendants and relatives of soldiers that have that died in battle. The sacrifice in the name of the country, whether draft or volunteer, is always to be commended […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Yanks Need to Move Back the Fences, and Other Sports No-Brainers

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BRONX, NY – As much as I’ve been complaining about sports lately – even more than I usually do – the beginning of baseball season always brings some fun feats, plays and results. So, even though March Madness saw mostly favorites advance until this past weekend, we still got to see last year’s NL MVP Christian […]

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Replacement Matt Pinch-Hit Dingers re Mets, Knicks, Giants and Rangers

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SUBURBIA, NJ – Once again I’ve been asked to step in and cover for the one alleged “sports-writing professional” on this site… who is absent again. I wonder if his editors at the Sports Desk put up with this sort of thing? If so, we all need to apply there. Anyway, we”ll get to the […]

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Spring Training Dispatch: Mets Crowd at Duffy’s in St. Lucie Saddest In The Universe?

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NOTE: A flu-ridden MTM Edit Staff was tardy to the task today, after spewing waste from all orifices. To that “end,” Replacement Matt has heroically stepped in to do some spewing of his own. PORT ST. LUCIE, FL  (via the Hot Tub Time Machine) – The crowd at Duffy’s is perhaps the saddest of such […]

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Favorite Christmas Sports Moments: Hnida, Brooklyn Americans, Podolak

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NEW YORK, NY – With Angry Ward taking a well-deserved holiday respite, we tried channeling our Inner Ward – feebly – to come up with something he might consider doing today. We collectively failed; he’s so [bleeping] good, he can’t be channeled. Management then stepped in and mandated that today’s post be something non-Ward… Something […]

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Pick One: Manny Machado or Bryce Harper? One Yankees Fan Ponders

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SPANISH HARLEM – At point-blank range, signing one of two of best players in baseball would seem easy. As we have come to find out, though… not so much. Two players in their prime, full of potential…. Two of the ten best players in baseball… You can’t deny they are both special. If you had […]

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