Tag: Mike Piazza

Angry Ward Independence Day: Sports Fireworks and Duds

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NEW YORK, NY – Today is the Fourth of July and, who are we kidding, no one is going to be visiting this site. Like Joey Chestnut winning the Nathan’s hot dog eating contest and Jeurys Familia sh!tting the bed in the 9th inning, it’s a given. Still, there’s a job to do, and I’m just […]

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Sports Rain Man Damns Yankees, Gives Rosy Mets Season Preview

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EL BARRIO, EL BRONX – If you regularly pinch-hit enough are you a pinch-hitter? That’s my tree-falling-with-nobody-around question. Mull that over while I dive into today’s piece. This site used to be a Mets fan site. It was what made Different Matt, well… Different! It is Meet The Matts – like Meet The Mets, right?! I say […]

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BREAKING: Sports Rivalries Vanishing? Marc Anthony, A-Rod, Mets, Yanks, Bruins, Canadians, Eagles, Buckeyes

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MARLBORO, NY – Since sports topics this time of year are on the thin side for me, I’m scrounging for something/anything to write about other than to bore you with how my Boston Bruins are currently tanking a spot in the NHL playoff race. On this date in 1979… Anwar AL-Sadat, Menachem Begin, and Jimmy […]

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Sports Hangover: Dallas Cowboys, NFL Season, Boston Bruins and Hall of Shame

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MARLBORO, NY – Queue the Diana Ross song “Love Hangover.” A few recent happenings in the world of sport, has me feeling as though I need an Alka-Seltzer or some Zoloft – or something to change my mood. There are four subjects in particular: the Dallas Cowboys, NFL, Boston Bruins, and Cooperstown Voting. Dallas Cowboys: It seems […]

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Baseball God Gary Sanchez and How Derek Rose is Winning Off-season

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SPANISH HARLEM – As Yankees fans try to make most of this season, the one thing – or should I say the one guy – that has made the team appealing again, is the seed of the Baseball Gods we call Gary Sanchez. Recently named American League Player of the Week, “The Kraken” has had quite […]

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Throwback Thor, Best Trade Ever, Roberto Alomar On Camera

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CHAVEZ RAVINE, L.A. – While watching Son Of Zeus, Noah Syndergaard – known in some circles simply as Thor – strike down upon the Dodgers in avenging the Lost Souls of Brooklyn (we feel your pain, Bernie Sanders), today’s topics were borne: Throwback Thor, Best Trade Ever, Roberto Alomar On Camera. Throwback Thor: Okay, so […]

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5 People Mets Fans Should Fear. @AldersonFake Reports

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AIKEN, SC – The Meet The Matts staff is always concerned about preparing Mets fans for an upcoming season. With much changing since the Amazins lost to the Kansas City Royals in Game 5 of the 2016 World Series back on November 1st, I felt is was my duty to keep you on the ready. […]

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Mike Piazza and Hall of Fame: Shame on Bill Madden

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COOPERSTOWN, NY – With the wreckage of the World Trade Center attacks still literally smoldering, Major League Baseball played its first games on September 21, 2001 after the 9/11 attacks. As the attacks were felt by all Americans, it was a uniquely personal attack on the populace of the greatest city on Earth. I vividly […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: Carmelo, Piazza, Sandy, Wright, A-Rod and Rex With Theirs

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COOGAN’S BLUFF, NYC  – If you made any New Year’s resolutions last evening, good luck. I hope yours last longer than some of these unfortunate resolutions made by some of sports’ most prominent personalities. I  just cannot see these coming to fruition no matter how determined some of these guys may be. Ray Rice resolves […]

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MLB Hall of Lame, Planet Rodriquez, NFL Playoffs Picks and Papa John

PLANET RODRIGUEZ – Before getting to the free NFL Divisional Playoffs Picks, there are a few baseball-related items needing to be addressed, including a guy that clearly believes this isn’t Earth that we’re all rotating on – it’s Planet Rodriquez. An equal number of managers and players gained the support necessary for enshrinement into the […]

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