Tag: Subway Series

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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Sports Rain Man Rants: Stanley Cup Finals, Subway Series And NBA Finals

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – It was a crazy week as my father-in-law was dead set on me doing landscaping whether I wanted to or not. Plus, I thought I was off today but I still got called in. I found the Song of the Week because I listened to a helluva lot of music this […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Five Things for Mets’ Fans to do in August

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QUEENS, NY: There’s been a lot of winching in recent days about the difficulty of writing about sports in August. It’s understandable, as much of the complaining is coming from New York Mets’ fans. It’s been a while since the Mets have had meaningful games in October. Or August. And most of them are Jets […]

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B-Dubs Pinch Hits and Babble re Aaron Rodgers, Yanks, Mets Olivia Munn

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WESTCHESTER, NY – When they (the brass) need a pinch hitter for Mr. Friday, aka Different Matt, they call in B-Dubs. Different Matt misses so much work, I’m wondering if he’s on the Mets. Seriously, what is going on with the medical staff on that team? Duda’s out for the year now, Cespedes golfs hurt […]

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Video Vault: Mets Celebrity Trivia Challenge: Jim Breuer, Gary Dell’Abate vs Our Guy

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  NEW YORK, NY – Two of our favorite fellow Mets fans, comedian James E. Breuer (Jim Breuer) and Howard Stern Producer/personality Gary Patrick Angelo Dell’Abate (Baba Booey), were kind enough to take the stage with our Short Matt (Matt McCarthy… who?) in Mets Celebrity Trivia Challenge. Four things were abundantly clear: 1) Jim and […]

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Rangers, Subway Series, Philadelphia Eagless, Lil Hans and Frantz

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EL BARRIO, DE BRONX – Thankfully, Saturday is here. Another busy week is in the books but luckily I found enough time to focus on all things relating to sports – courtesy of my social media feed on Twitter as @Junoirblaber. Follow me; I dare you… Anyway let’s today we’ll look at the New York Rangers, […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Can the Mets Salvage Their Season & Other Musings

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NEW YORK, NY – The New York Mets are on a torrid three-game winning streak, taking the first two games of the latest (*yawn*) Subway Series from the Yanks. Last night their ace, Matt Harvey, got another no-decision in the Metsies’ improbable comeback win against Mariano Rivera.  And three nights ago, Ike Davis actually got […]

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Blaber’s Blabberings: Chasing The Dream Or Rooting For A Loser?

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NEW YORK, NY – Not only is yours truly Chasing The Dream but I am following West Coast Craig’s stellar performance yesterday with this pinch-hit appearance. What dream am I chasing you ask? Fair question… I am chasing the feeling that every sports fan longs for: Knowing that your team is the best in its […]

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There Was Also Baseball This Weekend

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Hollywood–My wife DVRed a baseball movie for the kids last night, Rookie of the Year, a movie released in Hollywood’s second golden era of baseball movies, 1993-94 (the first golden era has to be 1988-89, with Bull Durham, Eight Men Out, Field of Dreams, and Major League). No less than six baseball themed movies came […]

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Eight Men Out… And a Lady: Our Staff Goes To The Track

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ELMONT, NY – Vince Lombardi’s famous quote/turned cliche, “Winning isn’t every thing, it’s the only thing,” was put to the test yesterday at beautiful Belmont Park under equally pretty skies. Sometimes, it isn’t whether you win or lose a game – as the Mets fell to the Yankees – or which side you root for, […]

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