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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: THE BAR EXAM; WHICH BOOZE BEST SUITS YOUR BALLCLUB?

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BOSTON, MA – Last week I ducked my head into this cozy little rathskeller up in Boston for a quick drink and ended up sticking around and meeting some real nice folks. While shooting the breeze with Sam, Woody, Norm, Cliff, Frasier, and the rest of the bunch, we ended up covering all manner of […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: WINTER OLYMPICS PREVIEW

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA – What, you think I’m giving you a stupid Winter Olympics preview? Screw you! I don’t owe anyone anything, least of all The Matts. After suffering through this past Mets season and watching the Vikings personally punch the Saints’ tickets to the Super Bowl, I’ll write whatever I damn well please. […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT

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NEW YORK, NY – Now that I’ve been writing for MeetTheMatts.com for over two years and counting, I have the chance to do something that I wish I was able to do when this whole thing started. I never knew when, but I always knew this day would come. It’s time for me to come […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: RIDDING THE FRIDGE OF HOLIDAY LEFTOVERS

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NEW YORK, NY – At long last the holidays are over and we can focus our energies on more important things like drinking all of our gifts and slashing the tires on that car across the street whose alarm goes off every time a roach farts. Then, before you know it, we’ll be on to […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: ‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMATTS REDUX

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NEW YORK CITY – OK gang, this being my final holiday post of the season, I thought I’d revisit last year’s bastardized version of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas with an updated (as we have so many new names here this year) and even more half-assed effort. Hope you like it. If not, I hope […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: YES, VIRGINIA, THERE IS AN OMAR MINAYA

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NEW YORK, NY – With apologies to Francis Pharcellus Church and The New York Sun, we’re gonna continue with the Christmas theme this week. Dear Angry Ward: I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Omar Minaya. Papa says, “If you see it on Meet the Matts, then it’s […]

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GROTE'S GRIPES: WHEEL OF MISFORTUNE; BASEBALL'S WINTER MEETINGS

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by Grote2DMax This one is for Mike In The Excelsior- a regular here… INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Baseball’s Winter Meetings kick off here Monday, so it is time to talk a little baseball. Lots of blockbuster trades happen at these winter meetings, so teams have a chance to pull something big off to change their fortunes. […]

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WORLD BLEEPIN' CHAMPIONS

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“If I told you once, I told you 27 times… WORLD BLEEPIN’ CHAMPIONS!” by Yankee Joe (Yankee Fan) BRONX, NY – From Day 1 this year, I said things would be restored to their natural order, that the Yankees would take back what they LET other teams have since crushing the Mutts in 2009. Now, […]

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HERE'S AN IDEA: JUST PLAY HURT

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WAGGA WAGGA, AUSTRALIA – Despite Angry Ward’s Ghandi-like opposition to our muy macho ideals re toughing out injuries and our inclination to the rougher sports out there, today we simply have this to say to all the highly paid, long-term contracted professional athletes out there: JUST PLAY HURT. One could easily cite example after example […]

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KANGAROOS COULD FIX YOUR TEAM

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BYRON BAY, AUSTRALIA – When the news of the preposterous yet history-making loss by the New York Metropolitans – the snake bitten baseball club in Flushing , NY – finally reached us here in sun-soaked beachcomber haven Byron Bay, we couldn’t help but laugh out loud… Repeatedly. An unassisted triple play. Come on, now. Really. […]

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