Tag: Philadelphia Phillies

A Different Look: Mo and Moose join Halladay and Edgar in MLB Hall of Fame

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This isn’t to say that no player before deserved an unanimous decision, but rather that the voters have been petulant jackasses for over 80 years.

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The MLB Rich Get Richer: Division Rivals Make Deals, deGromb, Stanton

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MARLBORO, NY – It’s the end of July. If you’re a New York Mets fan and have nothing to look forward to – except a purge of the current roster before this coming week’s trade deadline – what does one talk about regarding sports? I can go in a few directions; like Dez Bryant shooting […]

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Go Eagles! NBA All-Star Draft, UEFA Nations League, Song of the Week

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – This was the first week in a while that I wasn’t scrambling to find topics for the article or even a song. The song came to me rather easily but I will get to that. Courtesy of this wonderful website, two of my topics were easy to pick and the […]

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Dumb Baseball Rules Conspire Against NY

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That’s just dumb. What a waste of time. They’re professional – they should have to throw it over the plate.” –Mrs. Short Matt CRADLE OF LIBERTY, PA – We’re always looking for fresh perspectives on things in Mattville, and Mrs. Short Matt, who knows very little about sports, offers it in abundance. Last night she […]

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Definition of Insanity: Opening Day Hopes, Rex Ryan Foot Fetish Redeux, Mets Fans and Michael Vick

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EDISON, NJ – Ever wonder why sports fans obsess over their bad teams year after year? I do. In fact I obsess over it. Take the Mets fans right here on this site; a gaggle of waffle-eating, ex-jock, word exhibitionists. Like Emperor Penguins, every Spring they set off with a clean slate and some shiny […]

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Parcells Guys, Mets Pyrrhic Win, Hero & Villain of the Week

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ATLANTA, GA – Happy Saturday Mets Fans!  Going beyond a typical shout out to the loyal fan base here on MTM, I’ll happily start off with the the NY Met’s 11th inning 4-2 win over the Kansas City Royals.  Sure they are 14.5 games behind my beloved Braves, but Eric Young Jr. still gave us all […]

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Grote’s Gripes: Major League Chewing

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CONEY ISLAND, NY –  Tomorrow is the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island.  It is one of 80 events hosted annually by Major League Eating, a league run by George Shea.  Is this a sport?  If you consider darts, billiards and curling a sport then you have to consider these competitors as […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: WHAT YOUR BASEBALL TEAM SAYS ABOUT YOUR PERSONALITY

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NEW YORK, NY –People root for teams for all sorts of reasons. Some do so because the team is based where they live. Some because it isn’t. Some like the way the uniform looks. Others gravitate toward a club because they like a particular player. And still others jump on board because their Dads threatened […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: KEY OFF-SEASON MOVES

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s never too early to take a look around Major League Baseball and see what every team has been up to this winter. Sure there have been several high-profile trades and signings, but sometimes it’s those more subtle moves that can make or break a season. So, without further ado, here’s […]

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FAVRE IS TO HAMELS AS REGGIE IS TO RYAN

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Congrats to the NL Champions! Once again, they’ve proven the NL East is the toughest division in baseball! Now, let’s get to the real story… GREEN BAY, WI – The Frozen Tundra isn’t quite frozen yet but you can still hear the icy whispers of greatness echoing in and around this football shrine. Some of […]

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