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Mets Bullpen, Josh McCown And Jay-Z

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EL BARRIO, EL BRONX – That’s right, you favorite writer is/was in the Bronx this weekend. I went to visit me Ma! And… commemorate the 4-year anniversary of Dad’s passing. I had a legit excuse to ask to be shifted to the top of the batting order for the week.   That said, here is […]

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MLB Wild Card Hunt: Manager Moves, Joe Girardi, Wally Backman, Mickey Callaway, Custer and Revere?

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CHELSEA, NYC – Working on the set of a popular major network cop show last night as a Special Effects guy making smoke and wetting down W27th Street, made keeping up with the MLB Wild Card hunt a tad difficult. And as a charter chugger of the Jonestown-like Kool-Aid us weak-willed Mets fans gulp at […]

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Yankees Soar on Orioles Wings, Mets Make Splash

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NEW YORK, NY – Let’s talk some baseball…  It’s a shame the Yankees can’t play the Orioles every game. The Bombers are coming off of a 4-game sweep of the O’s and won 17 out of 19 against Baltimore for the season, including the last 16 in a row. The Yanks averaged almost eight runs […]

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Working Vacation Ward Wednesday: Unlimited Pasta, Prescott, and Mets Coverage

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SCORCHED HELLSCAPE, FL – Why the hell do I continue to fire off columns, into the void, even while on vacation? I think there’s no good answer except to say that, by now, it’s out of habit more than anything. Let this serve as a dire warning to the Ben Whitneys and Buddy Diazes of […]

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Big Ben Whitney: Cris Carter’s Indefensible, Asinine Comments on Daniel Jones

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Stamford, CT: We interrupt the regularly scheduled Mets’ stroke session to bring you some football news. Daniel Jones sure looked sharp in his first preseason action over the weekend, completing all five of his passes including a pretty TD. Though it was only one series, you’d think his performance would have been enough to get […]

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Mets Winning Despite Glaring Problems… Shadow of Michael Corleone

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“Just when I thought I was out… they pull me back in.” –Michael Corleone NEW YORK, NY – How many times, Mets fans, have you been Michael Corleone’d by your Amazin’ Mets? Too many time to count, likely. Or actually, we can come pretty close to counting them. After all, since the National League Baseball […]

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NY Mets, NY Jets and The Red Devils

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – I have teams in every sport. However, there are only three teams currently in-season or pre-season. So today’s topics will be about  the three teams that are playing. On Today’s me is: NY Mets, NY Jets and The Red Devils. The NY Mets:  So the Mets have won 14 of their […]

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Replaceable Friday: Existential Mets Philosophy. Preseason NFL Ruminations

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FLUSHING, QUEENS: To believe or not to believe that is the question Met fans? Do we go with Tug McGraw’s “Ya Gotta Believe” is it “Once Bitten Twice Shy?” Ironically that was written by the band Great White before they burned on stage in a bizarre pyrotechnics mishap. Will the Metropolitans face a similar fate? […]

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Glass Half Full or Half Empty: Thoughts on the MLB Trade Deadline

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SPANISH HARLEM – SO YEA! Yesterday was super disappointing if your a Yankees fan. You saw the Houston Astros add some depth to their pitching staff by acquiring Zack Grienke (Arizona Diamondbacks) and Aaron Sanchez (Toronto Blue Jays) and the New York Yankees traded for a minor league pitcher that I could care less to google about […]

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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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