Tag: Vin Scully

Sports Mash Unit: Teams That Won Without Injured Stars

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COVID CENTRAL, NYC – As we continue to navigate this hazy, blurred maze of The Covid Zone, our staff has taken turns on the DL IL in unprecedented fashion… and not because of the Coronavirus. Buddy Diaz rightfully needed a spot starter when he lost a friend. Our resident tough guy, Cheesy Bruin, missed a […]

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4 All-American Memorial Day Sports Moments: Rick Monday, Piazza, Astros vs Harvey, Bosox at Marathon

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INDIANA, PA – Here in the heart of America, Jimmy Stewart’s home town, it’s hard not get caught up in a bit of good ol’ fashioned American patriotism. And it’s only magnified more on this particular holiday weekend. With that, and with a salute to all that that have served, continued to serve – and […]

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Rams in LA, Vin Scully, Book of Mormon, Jay Mohr and More…

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LA LA LAND, CA — Yes folks, West Coast Craig here, MTM reporter at large – literally – breaking like a hot Santa Ana wind and pinch-hitting here on a Saturday post, while Junoir enjoys his paternity leave/sojourn. Us dads know how important we are in these crucial first weeks: “Hon, I think she’s hungry…you […]

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Another Vin Scully Puff Piece Worth Every Minute

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VIN SCULLY BROADCAST BOOTH – Located at the end of Vin Scully Av, a legend is still at work on a busy sports weekend. And it’s been just that in my house, as I coached my ten-year-old’s baseball game (go Silver Lake Mets), then his soccer team (go Flaming Unicorns!), then took my older boy […]

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Greatest Calls Ever, Schmates, American Hero Jerry Coleman and Uncle Leo

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SAN DIEGO, CA – Possibly overlooked amidst the hysteria of Wild Card Weekend and last night’s Florida State BCS win, was the passing of a legend.  No, not my Uncle Morty, who used to toss me in the deep end of the pool at the Nevele in the Catskills when I was 5. Though Morty […]

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A Week Of Cheese: Cable Companies, Josh Thole, Vin Scully & The Hanson Brothers

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CHICAGO, IL – Bend over, here it comes again. This past week West Coast Craig and Lori Levine mentioned the spat between Viacom and DirecTv, which until Friday resulted in a blackout of a bunch of channels. As the dust clears after this dispute, I don’t really care to know about the details. Courtesy of […]

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Speaking Of The Masters… Welcome Back, Vin Scully

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CHAVEZ RAVINE, CA – I had a good plan, it involved painting the dog poop in my back yard like Easter eggs.  That way I finally get my kids to clean up out there!  It didn’t meet with much success.  Success, at least yesterday, went by the name of Bubba, who looks a bit like […]

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NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS

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By Rex O’Rourke New York, N.Y. – It’s time for some of our most famous sports figures to make their New Year’s Resolutions. So without further ado… Omar Minaya – I vow to emerge from from my self induced coma and begin the process of finding a first baseman, second baseman, right fielder, left fielder, […]

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MIGHT AS WELL BE SPRING

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by West Coast Craig  IPANEMA, BRAZIL — As reported here on MTM this past week, Jerry Manuel made a keen observation that baseball is played to a jazzy rhythm…I couldn’t agree more, and on these days in particular I find a Bossa Nova beat always works well.  With apologies to Astrud Gilberto (and Sexy Rexy O’Rourke, […]

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