Tag: Oakland A’s

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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Agitated Ward Wednesday: Rex Ryan, Trump, Manziel, Mets and Rangers

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BRONX, NY – For those of you who have been giving me all kinds of crap for my warmer, fuzzier approach of late, you’ll be happy to hear that forces are at work to bring me back to the dark side. I won’t get in to specifics, but I’m a tad ticked right now. The […]

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Shake off the Rust: Back to Baseball! Shields, Beane, Yankees, Mets, Padres

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HOLLYWOOD, CA – It’s still the off season, pitchers and catchers are over a week away from reporting to camp, and it’s time for me to start shaking the rust off as well, playing catch outside and trying to catch up on all the goings on around baseball: Hope still springs eternal for everyone except […]

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Bill Belichick is a Big Fat Idiot; NFL Should Take Off Hoodie

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KANSAS CITY, KS – The one game, loser go home American League Wild Card Game ended early Wednesday morning with the Kansas City Royals winning in 12 innings over the Oakland A’s. The game ended a few minutes before 1:00AM EST.  Given that FSA had had root canal surgery that afternoon, the painkillers and screaming […]

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Busy Night: Giants and Rangers Lose, Tigers top A’s

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New York, NY – It was just after 10pm and the Giants were losing their Thursday Night tilt against Daaa Bears, the Rangers had just started their game against the 68 year old Teemu Selanne and the Anaheim Ducks, and Justin Verlander hadn’t allowed a hit through six inning in game 5 against JG Clancy’s […]

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Great time of year: Play-In’s, Playoffs, and Hockey!

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NEW YORK, NY – What a great week its been. While the government has shut its doors and is doing marginally less than they usually do, we’ve been enjoying the start of the best time of the year for sports. We’ve had a 163rd regular season game, play-in games, the start of the Division Series, […]

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