Somers’ Monologue

Joe Girardi

Somers’ Monologue: Everybody Untuck! Yankees Get It Done In Motown

Yankees closer Rafael Soriano wasn’t ready to go full-frontal Tebow, but he was able to undress Detroit in the ninth inning Thursday.


Scott Hairston #12 of the New York Mets is congratulated by Mike Baxter #23 after Hairston scored on a two-run double from Ronny Cedeno #13. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Somers’ Monologue: For Mets, A Great Day By The Bay

Talk about a different team than just a week ago. Now bring on those Padres.


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Somers’ Monologue: Steve Returns From Vacation, Schmoozes The Week That Was

In the week that isn’t anymore, we saw the Olympics open with Team USA wearing uniforms made in China and the Yankees picking up an outfielder made in Japan.


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Somers’ Monologue: Dancin’ The Knucklebug With R.A. Dickey

Watch the ball start to dance, it’s high and then it’s low. Grab your bat and start to go! Let’s do the knucklebug!


Ryan Zimmerman scores the game winning run in the tenth inning on a wild pitch by Pedro Beato. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Somers’ Monologue: Mets’ Bumbling Bullpen Blows It — Again!

If you’re a radio yakker like Steve Somers, your job description reads: “You’d better come up with something to say.” But Steve was at a loss for words Tuesday night.


Jason Kidd of the Dallas Mavericks and Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks look on during the game on February 19, 2012 at Madison Square Garden. Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Somers’ Monologue: Jeremy Lin, From Knicks’ Shooting Star To Rocket Booster?

No, he did not live in Lin-denhurst. And no, he did not commute through the Lin-coln Tunnel. But Jeremy Lin did produce as many puns as turnovers.


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Somers’ Monologue: Say It Ain’t So, Joe — And The Freeh Report Says He Did

At not-so-Happy Valley, there’s plenty of shame, soil and stain to go around. Legacies, legends and reputations ruined. Innocence forever gone.


Jordany Valdespin

Somers’ Monologue: Comeback Kid Mets Give Us A Game To Remember

You’re going to remember this 6-5 win over Philadelphia as a game with serious October-esque intensity. A July 5 game with fireworks more suitable for July 4th.


Steve Nash of the Phoenix Suns controls the ball against Iman Shumpert  of the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Copyright 2012 NBAE. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Somers’ Monologue: Steve Nash Goes Hollywood!

Los Angeles had a little something extra to celebrate on the Fourth of July. As for the Knicks, their fireworks turned out to be just a bunch of duds.


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Somers’ Monologue: Against Mets, ‘Chickens’ Rule The Roost

Well, on Saturday and Sunday, Terry Collins was more like Tom Collins. On the rocks.


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Somers’ Monologue: Dickey Don’t Lose That Knuckler!

Mets vs. Yankees. Sunday night. R.A. Dickey vs. CC Sabathia. Oh boy, what a matchup.


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Somers’ Monologue: R.A. (Really Awesome) Dickey Simply Amazin’

OK, it wasn’t just a great game. It was a one-hit wonder, which really could have gone down as another Mets no-no.


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Somers’ Monologue: Pinch Me, Mets’ Bullpen Got The Job Done!

Apparently they’re better indoors than outside.


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Somers’ Monologue: Bronx Is Burning; Mets, Not So Much

The weekend at Bernie’s wasn’t very much fun for the Mets.


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Somers’ Monologue: Devils Suspend The Sadness

When the Kings scored to tie Game 4 right after New Jersey took their first lead of the series — that’s right, the series — Steve started to get down in the dumps.