Tag: Oakland A’s

Big Ben Whitney: Yankees Break the Long Ball Record, Andujar MVP over Ohtani

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BRONX, NJ – It was a satisfying final regular season weekend in Boston, as the New York Yankees locked up home field in the wildcard game, got to 100 wins, and broke the single season team HR record. Giancarlo Stanton got to 100 RBIs and Miguel Andujar broke Joe DiMaggio’s rookie doubles record. Even though they […]

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Stay Calm Yankees Fans

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SPANISH HARLEM – The New York Yankees have had quite a month of August. Injuries have derailed them but that hasn’t hampered them in the American League East Standings as they 8 games back and 3 ½ in the AL Wild Card Standings. So not much has changed since the beginning of the month. Sure, […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Carmelo Signs, A’s Fans are Missing, Exhibition Football Sucks

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BRONX, NY – After what’s already been a fairly brutal summer (heatwaves, forest fires, and the inextinguishable dumpster fire at the White House), we move into the truly dreadful days of mid- to late-August. As a kid you remember this as the time when the “Back to School” ads and sales started popping up, and your […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Oakland A’s, Clancy Strays, and the Daily News in Distress

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HIGHLANDS, NC – I’m on vacation in the middle of nowhere. Almost no cell service, limited WiFi access, basically a Millennial’s nightmare. I’m not even all that sure what’s going on in sports. Has anyone on the Mets contracted Bubonic Plague? What’s Trump’s latest lame effort to deflect attention from the fact that Russia owns his […]

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What The Hell is Wrong With Sonny Gray?

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SPANISH HARLEM – If your a New York Yankees fan there isn’t much you can complain about. They are’n first place in the American League East as of today, no particular hitter in the line up has stood out since Didi Gregiorus sizzled his way to a player of the month award for April. The […]

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A Retrospective Look at the Yankees Trade Deadline Deals

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – I’m sure you may be tired of reading about the MLB Trading Deadline but what kind of fan would I be if I didn’t chime in about the moves the Yankees made these past 7 days. Brian Cashman once again acquired talent without giving in to ridiculous demands yet a lot […]

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Judge vs Altuve, LeBron, Cavs, David Griffith, TUBAS, Cespedes to Oakland

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FIRE ISLAND, NY – For those of you that don’t know or may have forgotten, it’s T.U.B.A.S Week, here on this little gem of a Gilligan’s Isle just off Bayshore, Long Island. That’s right, the Touring University [at] Buffalo [Rugby] Alumni Side is out here for their annual week’s vacation – and by vacation we […]

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Cheesy Bruin’s 50 Year Sports Retrospective

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MARLBORO, NY– Today marks the first day of my 50th year on this earth and when you get to be this age you pretty much think you’ve seen it all if you’re a sports fan. Not that I consider myself a know-it-all, but a sports fan my age has witnessed some of the G.O.A.T. in […]

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Meet The Matts And Sports Haiku

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MARLBORO, NY– We are an eclectic bunch here at Meet The Matts, with unique styles and viewpoints on all things sports. Today, in a somewhat negative vibe and as Junoir Blaber pontificated yesterday, I give you some Japanese poetry called Haiku as it relates to relevant sports items and some of the colorful folks on […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Your 2017 Sports Calendar! Predictions & Photo Caption Contest

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BRONX, NY – Let’s be honest for a moment, no one in their right mind wants to be doing any kind of work the week between Christmas and New Year’s. Why do we continue this charade, year after year after year? The entire week should be a global holiday, where everyone is allowed to be depressed, […]

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