Tag: Tom Glavine

NL Beast? Bryce Harper, Beefed-Up Phils, Young Braves, Maybe Mets

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WASHINGTON, DC – The irony is that the headline doesn’t represent the team this post originates from, the Washington Nationals… and they are pretty good on paper, too. Do we suddenly have Major League Baseball’s best division in the National League East?! Are we looking at the NL Beast, what with Bryce Harper & his […]

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NFL Firing Coaches, Smokim Noah, Liberty U Deals with Devil, Lou Saban, DJ Durkin

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS: I had two of today’s pieces in my head before looking for one more topic… and finding two! It’s tough coming up with something not covered by my esteemed colleagues already this week. Anyway, on the menu for today: NFL Becomes Like Big 3, Smokim Noah, Liberty U’s deal with the […]

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MLB Playoffs: Who to Root For? Milwaukee Brewers – Because of Barry Beck?

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NEW YORK, NY – Now that baseball season has ended… Wait. What’s that, you say? The season doesn’t end when the Mets hit the links?! Humph. Alrighty then. Indeed, it is the MLB Playoffs, and despite the sour taste left in the mouth from David Wright Money Grab Night (see Angry Ward’s perfect piece) , […]

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SUBWAY SERIES SPECIAL REPORT: Round One-Meet The Matz and the Mets

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Flushing Meadows Corona Park—Round One: Mets. With Long Island’s own, and this site’s eponymous starter on the hill last night, how could they lose? Steven (Meet The) Matz was strong over 6 innings in beating the short handed Yankees last night. Three dingers from the boys from Queens was enough to beat Masahiro Tanaka-the Yanks’ […]

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New York Mets Pitching Staff, Japanese Drop Ball/Stadium, Soccer (?!) News

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EL BARIO, EL BRONX – Its feels good to be home. Back in the bronx with our poor version of Chicken Wings, great pizza and neighbors playing music so loud you can’t hear yourself think. Home sweet home if there was a truer meaning of that saying, this would be it. To celebrate, I will […]

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A Very Manny Reunion: Joe Torre, Cooperstown and Manny Being… The Nanny?

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COOPERSTOWN, NY – For those unfamiliar with the Manny Ramirez as Joe Torre’s nanny story, that’s what the following refers to; when Joe Torre had to handle Manny in L.A…. EXT. COOPERSTOWN, NEW YORK. YESTERDAY A lovely summer day at the Baseball Hall of Fame, resplendent in its bunting and brick. The ceremonies have just […]

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MLB Hall of Lame, Planet Rodriquez, NFL Playoffs Picks and Papa John

PLANET RODRIGUEZ – Before getting to the free NFL Divisional Playoffs Picks, there are a few baseball-related items needing to be addressed, including a guy that clearly believes this isn’t Earth that we’re all rotating on – it’s Planet Rodriquez. An equal number of managers and players gained the support necessary for enshrinement into the […]

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OCD, BTK Killer & New York Athletes That Ruined Our Lives

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FRESH MEADOWS, NY – I’ve heard it described many ways. For true die-hard fans that live and breathe with the fortunes of our teams, it is not rational at all. We become so emotionally attached and involved with every game, every player, every play. Our teams come to define us, and often, we no longer […]

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12 In 12: Twelve Reasons Why Cardinals Repeat

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ST. LOUIS, MO – Up until 2006, at the end of the regular season I would get a giddy effervescent feeling – something akin to a to how (I’m guessing) a last first kiss feels… Then invariably, some douche bag named any of the following: Glavine, Bonds, Oswalt, Piazza, the entire 2004 Red Sox, would come […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: ONCE IN A LIFETIME… MOVIE

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by Angry Ward With apologies to David Byrne and The Talking Heads NEW YORK, NY – And you may find yourself living in a shotgun shack. And you may find yourself in another part of the world. And you may find yourself behind the wheel of a large automobile. And you may find yourself in […]

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