Tag: MLB

Easter Rising: Resurrected Stars, Scapegoats, Surgery. Rocky, Tommy, OJ.

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INDIANA, PA – You trivia buffs (Tall Matt, Mrs. Tall Matt, Replacement Matt) may note that this town is famous for two things: A) It’s where my wife is from B) It’s the home of Jimmy Stewart. The former has yours truly here for Easter, in the bosom of her very nice family. After two […]

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Replacement Matt: Will The Nets Ever Have Fans? Will They Replace The Knicks?

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SUBURBIA, NJ – We are in the midst of perhaps the most exciting time of the year in sports; the NBA and NHL Playoffs are fully underway and MLB is beginning to hit a stride and reveal the haves and have-nots. The ponies are gearing up for the Triple Crown events, at least the ones […]

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NHL Playoffs: Bourbon, Cross-Checks, Beards, Babes and Blood

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BLOOMINGBURG, NY – As many of you know, bourbon is my drink of choice and hockey is my drug of choice. I overdosed on both yesterday as I watched the NHL Playoffs  from three in the afternoon until early Sunday morning. As I watched the best sport on the planet I came away with a […]

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Mets Early Form, Jets New Uniforms And Lord of the Flies

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS: I really need to stop waiting until Saturday morning to write some of these pieces but life is unforgiving like that. At least I had today’s piece written in my mind before I decided to type it. In the line for today is: Mets Early Form, Jets New Uniforms And Lord […]

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Yankees Strike out to Start the Season. Bronx Panic in NYC

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SPANISH HARLEM – If you’re a New York Yankees fan this is not the way you wanted or expected this team to start the season. You often hear the words “It’s a marathon, not a sprint,” yet I know for sure that some fans (me) are freaking out. The injuries have not helped at all […]

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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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Sports Rain Man Rants: Jacob deGrom, Bracketology and #Bagelgate

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS: I am back in upstate New York. I survived my trip to the Bronx, if only just barely. It was great to see the family and do something special, though. But before Big Ben Whitney shows up to protest another one of my introductions, let’s get to the menu for today:  […]

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Different Matt: Opening Day Behind Us But Mets and Yanks on 162 Win Pace

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NEW YORK, NY – Thursday was MLB’s Opening Day for most teams and the Yankees and Mets got their seasons off to a winning start. Both teams are on pace for 162 wins, after the Yankees beat up on the Orioles in a matinee in the Bronx and the Mets shut out the Nationals in […]

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What I Need More Of/Less Of In baseball – The Shift, Openers and Higher Batting Averages

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SPANISH HARLEM – How about that? The New York Yankees and Mets win their Opening Day games and all is great with the world. Everyone is happy and everyone is still in contention, things may change in a couple of weeks but right now it’s all about the possibilities. I figured in the spirit of the game, […]

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Replacement Matt on Opening Day: Greatest Replacements in History

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SUBURBIA, NJ – Since the beginning of this site I have somehow been given the designation of Replacement Matt, basically because I shared a (lack of) hairstyle with the two original Matts and was foolish enough to be willing to wear a blue monkey suit when one of them wasn’t around. I was never quite […]

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