Tag: Sandy Alderson

Angry Ward Wednesday: Lie, Cheat, Steal and Win – America Has Lost its Way. A-Rod, Lance, Mets, Pats

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BRONX, NY – I went to David Wright’s final Mets game last Saturday night with Short & Tall Matt, but I just don’t have the heart or energy to write about what a disappointment it was. It felt a lot closer to the Mets money-grab I thought it was going to be than the legitimate farewell […]

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Who Will Start for Yanks Wednesday. deGrom and NY Rangers Stuff, too!

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THE BRONX, NY – As the New York Baseball Yankees get ready to take on JG Clancy’s Oakland Athletics in the American League Wild Card game, the big question still looming over all of Yankeedom is… Who the hell will start that Wild Card game?  Luis Severino has not been the ace he was billed […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Getting Personal About Mets, Jets, Eagles and Horse Racing

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL – Lately, writing for this site has felt a lot like screaming down a long empty hallway. I think I could accomplish the same thing by firing off personal messages to those that MIGHT still be listening, That’s actually not a bad idea. Here goes. TO: Junoir Blaber Guy, now is the […]

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Angry Ward: How to Fix the New York Mets, Vol. 30, Chapter 17

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NEW YORK, NY – How about that MLB Trade Deadline? Had about as much action as “My Dinner with Andre.” (Older reference lost on younger viewers.) I know a handful of marginally big names went new places, but the rest of it resembled a Sandy Alderson shopping spree. It also looks like the Yankees added the final […]

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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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Subway Series Report: Mets Fans Are Cheap As Management

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MARLBORO, NY – Yesterday I spent the afternoon at 161st Street and River Avenue in the Bronx; home to the New York Yankees. It was my first ever “Subway Series” interleague game between the New York Mets and the reviled Yankees. It was, for lack of a better word, amazing, at what I walked away […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Your Sports Marriage Isn’t Working Out. Jeter, Bieber, Christie

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NEW YORK, NY – 24-year-old popster Justin Bieber got engaged the other day to Stephen Baldwin’s 21-year-old daughter (good luck with that father-in-law, Biebs), and the kids couldn’t seem happier. That’s the way it always is at the beginning: you’re going to great restaurants, getting bombed, having sex all the time, living in the “now,” and […]

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Rain Man Rants: Mets GMx3, World Cup And NFL Fine Richardson

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – I got a text on Wednesday that Diff wanted to swap Friday and Saturday with me. I thought “sure I have plenty of notice,” but then life gets in the way and now I have to really work to bang something out, so bare with me. I don’t know how […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Yankees and Mets Blockbuster, deGrom sent to the Bronx for a Haul of Prospects

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Tampa, FL: I was lucky enough to see the thirteenth inning walk-off in Tampa, giving the Rays the sweep over the Yanks on Sunday. Way to get my vacation off on the wrong foot, Rays. You can imagine my surprise when I found out that the Mets had agreed to send ace Jacob deGrom to […]

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Big Ben: Ovechkin’s Bender, T.O. Snubs a Snub, Mets Yankees Ideal Trade Partners

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Stamford, CT: Here I go here I go here I go again, girls what’s my weakness? Sorry, I was thinking about something else. We’ve got some fun stuff on tap, including; an Alexander Ovechkin Cup Bender for the Ages, T.O. Snubbing the H.O.F. Snubbers, and the Yankees and Mets glaring trade compatibility. Let’s get to it. Oh my god […]

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