Tag: NY Mets

Rain Man Rants: Mets Aces Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom, plus Kaepernick, Kraft and Meek Mill

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – Welcome to your weekly refuge from the insanity of the world and general chaos that is cable news. I have plenty of topics for you to talk about and have finally caved in and I am ready to talk about the Mets. I couldn’t resist any longer. Besides, the word on […]

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Friday’s Sports Fibs: Mark McGwire, Buddy Diaz’s Yanks, Conor McGreggor & NY Mets

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NEW YORK, NY – The headlines are chock full of what we must ingest and decipher as fact or fiction – #FakeNews – if you will. And the Sports World (random caps as per Junior Blaber) is not impervious to the”jockeying with the truth” that leaves us scurrying to faux fact-check sites… themselves built on […]

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Trouble In Paradise? Mets Face Clubhouse Disintegration with Asdrúbal Cabrera

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – West Coast trips historically make or break the NY Mets… and the history hasn’t been good. Just ask Willie Randolph and now… Assdribble Asdrúbal Cabrera. Randolph infamously got fired on the Left Coast – where the Flushing Bay Flounders just lost a 4-game series to the Brooklyn Dodgers of Chavez Ravine […]

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Grinding Ax Friday- NBA/ MLB All Time Greats

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“Not Gonna Do It. Wouldn’t be Prudent” WASHINGTON, DC – It would be way too  easy to start another political discourse today. I’m NOT gonna do it! Let’s have some good ole fashioned SPORTS DEBATE. The best NBA team in history? That appears to be a popular discussion during the current playoff run for the Golden State […]

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Mercy Me, Cardinals Sin, Worst Olympics Ever, Mets Style No-Hitter

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EL BRONX, EL BARRIO – Well, we had yet another week of chaos in the world dominating current events. But while the Earth spins on its axis of madness, we’ll try to keep things somewhat normal – there’s irony – and try to focus on sports. Like last week, I will use music to briefly […]

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Mets, Cespedes, Rangers, Cavaliers, Blatt, Feilhaber, Klinsman and US Soccer

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EL BARRIO, EL BRONX – Well it was another crazy week for me: Doing well in getting over my ankle surgery and trying to pay attention to all this sports information that is coming at me from all angles.  That said, here’s a whirlwind review of all the news that has come to my attention […]

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Jets v Bills, Soccer/Rugby Boots, and Marketing Dept Are Ruining Sports!

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EL BARRIO, LA BRONX – What a week! I was gearing up to talk sports then all of that kicked off in Paris. I have nothing to say beyond that “S%*&t is F@#$ked up.” I say that primarily because that is all you can say at a time like this. It is a very sad […]

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Living With A Non-Sports Fan: Mets Win the NL Pennant

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EL BARRIO, LA BRONX – I don’t talk about my wife much because I try to be a private person. However, the newly minted Mrs. Blaber is full of hysterical one-liners. Keeping these “zingers” under wraps just isn’t fair to anyone. Many of her funny comments are about the sports I love, and many occur […]

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Mets In World Series! Plus Giants vs Cowboys

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CHICAGO, IL – The Mets Win the Pennant! The Mets win the Pennant! The Mets Win the Pennant! That’s the cry that rang out in bars across the tri-state area, which meant Cubs fans must wallow in their lifelong pain for another year. The Second City is indeed second – after the 8-3 stomping led by Lucas Duda and […]

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Honoring Yogi Berra

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – Only a select few transcend their sports. There are only a handful of people who need no introduction or, for that matter, a surname to identify them. Lawrence Peter Berra earned the name Yogi from his friend Jack Maguire, who after watching a Hindu movie, stated that Berra looked like a “Yogi.”  Well, the name stuck and was […]

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