Author Archives: Aaron Yorke

The Mets’ free agent moves are fun, but they still need more pitching to avoid another pitfall

The Mets are going for it in 2022. That’s the theme of the offseason so far that has delighted fans with virtual suitcases of cash being handed out to Eduardo Escobar, Mark Canha, Starling Marte, and one of the best … Continue reading

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It’s such a shame that either the Astros or the Braves have to lose the World Series

Both the Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves have made it through the gauntlet of Major League Baseball’s postseason and are set to begin the World Series at Minute Maid Park tonight. Many fans have a pretty strong rooting interest in … Continue reading

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MJF Crashes Picks Central and Smitty Reacts to Ben Simmons Disaster

We start out with Brandon Walker pointing out how absurd it is for Smitty’s life to revolve around what Ben Simmons says at 76ers practice this afternoon. Smitty says the only acceptable answer is for Simmons to say he will … Continue reading

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Barstool Sports shows that even athletes from non-revenue sports can get in on the NIL fun

July 1 marked a day of revolution in collegiate athletics. For the first time, NCAA student-athletes weren’t bound by the inability to receive benefits related to their name, image, and likeness. They’re still not getting paid by the schools they … Continue reading

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Mets come from behind in Atlanta again, but lose finale on ninth inning blunders

The Mets had a chance to reestablish dominance over the Braves on Thursday night. Atlanta destroyed New York on Wednesday in a 20-2 drubbing that started with a two-run home run by Pete Alonso and ended with 20 straight Atlanta … Continue reading

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The Mets are now below zero in run differential and that’s a bad sign

After getting blown out by the Atlanta Braves 20-2 last night, here’s a list of teams in the National League East with a better run differential than the New York Mets. Washington (+2), Atlanta (+14), and Miami (+21) Woof. The … Continue reading

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Even with this rag-tag lineup, the Mets losing to the Rockies is an unpleasant surprise

It happened to me again today. A Yankees fan asked me why I wasn’t ecstatic to be a Mets fan when my team was in first place. Uh… maybe because there’s more talent on the injured list than on the … Continue reading

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The Knicks have a Trae Young problem, and other takeaways from the first weekend of the NBA Playoffs

We’re one game into the NBA Playoffs for the New York Knicks and the MSG faithful did NOT go home happy, but it did feel good to have that do-or-die feeling back the veins of the fans and in the … Continue reading

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The banged-up Mets grind out another win and the White Sox have a Tony La Russa problem

The Mets started backup players in the five through nine spots in the order and used only relief pitchers on the mound Tuesday night, but they still came away with a 4-3 victory over Atlanta, their second in a row. … Continue reading

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Mets lose more key players to injury, somehow defeat Braves in series opener

The Mets beat the Braves 3-1 last night in Atlanta. What did it cost? In the words of Thanos, “Kevin Pillar’s nose.” The surprisingly useful outfielder took a fastball from Atlanta reliever Jacob Webb directly to the face in the … Continue reading

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