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Absent NYC MLB Stars Killing Pennant Races, Ratings

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NEW YORK, NY – With Junoir Blaber about as reliable as tweet from President Trump these days, our MTM Edit Staff is getting off easy today, as Blaber’s column is absent – which is often the case in the President’s tweets. And that’s not a political statement, Grinding Ax Walter Hynes, so don’t get your […]

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More Rob Manfred MLB Rule Changes? Blame Millennials!

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MARLBORO, NY–Simply aghast is how to describe a baseball news item I read over my morning coffee. At first glance I thought the report was more along the lines of “fake news” made famous by our President. I even looked at the source of the article expecting The Onion to be responsible for my rising […]

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Dictators, Derek Jeter, NCAA Tournament Chokers: Lawyers, Guns and Money!

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THE CITADEL, SC – So we’re down to the Sweet 16!  Lots of chalk still left in the 2016 NCAA Tournament too. No George Masons or Florida Gulf Coasts this year. The ACC has claimed 6 of the 16 teams still standing. Talk about a power conference! Not since 1985’s Final Four field featured 3 teams […]

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Erev Pitchers and Catchers! Spring Training! MLB is BACK!

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Plant City, FL—On the heels of yesterday’s brilliant piece by colleague and Words With Friends tormentor, West Coast Craig, I will try to practice my juris prudently here today. After all, Elmhurst’s Nino Scalia would have wanted it that way. And in the words of Cecil the Turtle, aka Sen. Mitch McConnell, “Let them eat GMO […]

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Giants Win, Pete Rose Loses, OBJ Dominates, JPP All Thumbs?

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MIAMI, FL – As I watched Jason Pierre-Paul slog through last night’s shocking victory by the New York Football Giants – and contemplating the Pete Rose decision –  it occurred to me that-he kind of sucks now… JPP, not Rose. Everyone is quick to talk about how he’s “disrupted things, created havoc and opened up […]

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Hey Commissioner Manfred…Is it time for Fred Wilpon to spend money yet?

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Havana, Cuba–The stress and frustration of watching the Mets has taken its toll on this guy. In a weak National League, where even the Cardinals are kind of vulnerable, the Mets’ brass can’t get it together to bring in a bat or two to buttress the young stud starting pitchers.  The MLB trading deadline is […]

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MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred: Joseph Mengele, Mets Mess, Bad Optics

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s been at least a couple of weeks since I last purged myself of some Mets directed vitriol. I feel a bit backed up so please consider this a catharsis of sorts. Last week it was announced that new MLB Commissioner Manfred Mann had made a few changes in the leadership […]

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