Tag: Mike Trout

Big Ben Tuesday: DJ LaMahieu is the MVP and Bryce Harper is a Bust. Right?

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Bronx, NY: DJ LeMahieu was an under-the-radar signing by the Yankees, expected to be a utility man and depth player. Bryce Harper was the off-season’s prized free agent, signing a $330 million dollar deal with the Phillies. LeMahieu had an MVP caliber season, while Harper was booed by the home crowd on opening day and […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: I Could Use a Vacation from Brodie, Harden, Beckham and Sports in General

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BRONX, NY – It’s been more quiet than usual around here lately. I mean, even me, Whitney, and Dude aren’t showing up regularly to chime in with our standard gems and witty repartee. It’s summer, and it’s understandable. Everybody needs a vacation, even from the most pleasant and stimulating pursuits, but especially from sports. I […]

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Harden-Westbrook Reunion, Angels No-Hitter, USWNT Fair Pay

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – I took a break from the sports pages this week because it was the deadest week in American Sports. All the sports are in their off-season except baseball, which is the All-Star break. Although soccer is trying to make it the 5 major sports in America, it is not there […]

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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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2018 Top Five MLB Questions Answered: Wright, Stanton, Bumgarner, Harper, Longoria

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NEW YORK, NY – The literal and figurative Hot Stoves are working overtime this week, especially in the northeast’s  bomb cyclone areas. With Spring Training but 3 fortnights away, MLB GMs are calling texting (see this) each other with hypothetical deals and promising propositions (Sandy Alderson aside, of course), that have us fans on the […]

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Big Ben’s Home Run Derby Special: Aaron Judge Wins, Barely Breaking a Sweat

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MIAMI BEACH, FL – It’s everyone’s favorite sports hiatus, the MLB All-Star Break. I made a point to watch the Home Run Derby this year to see Aaron Judge in action. And, Ladies and Gentlemen of the jury, he did not disappoint. In other news… I learned how to embed Tweets. I now can totally […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Judging Aaron Judge; How Good is Yankees Giant?

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DETROIT ROCK CITY, MI: There’s nothing like a long weekend in a Detroit suburb to make you thankful for your city’s sports teams. What do these people have to look forward to here? Another one and done playoff run for the Lions? It’s ugly in these parts… but not as ugly as Tiger Woods’s mugshot – […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: MLB 1st Half, Yanks vs Mets, Altuve vs Trout

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – Are you ready for some scalding Hawt Tayeks?! I know I am! We have finally hit the All-Star break, which means more than a half of the MLB season is behind us. A lot has happened and there’s a lot to discuss. Let’s get started with this round of Ebs’ Hot […]

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Bryce Harper vs. Pap! Flop Sweat Everywhere!

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Douglaston, NY—In “Broadcast News,” the classic film of nearly 30 years ago, there is a memorable exchange between the great Albert Brooks and co-star William Hurt. While Hurt’s character is rocketing to undeserved success, he asks Brooks in confidence “what do you do when your reality exceeds even your wildest dreams?” Disgusted that everything seems […]

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Foo Mets, ESPYs and Garden State Dominance

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STATE OF MIND – While we take a vacation from the arduous task of rooting for our baseball teams – and Short Matt is running around Northern California with the large  men of the USA Rugby Team – I have not been able to avoid the shear ineptnesss of the New York Mets organization . Why […]

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