Spring Training

STFU and just go to the gym; Stay true to what you say

Hey didn’t see you there, if you’re complaining about how you look to other people, while not putting in any of the work… please just leave right now, but if you actually want to keep going feel free.

I think it has been implemented in our brains that it is going to take huge amounts of working out, while working on a small diet in order to get the body you desire. It really isn’t as hyped up it is to be.

Let me honest, I was a frail 20 year old kid who just ran cross country, and lifted absolutely no weights, once I was hit in the face of weight lifting, I panicked. And over time I saw no results.

But once I made  a schedule of what I was going to do,and really dedicating my mornings to molding the body I want was just months away, the  muscle will come eventually, and not eating like total shit every day, I started seeing results. 

Although I am not even close to where I want to be, it’s still something I wake up knowing how I am going to start my day, and it really gave my life purpose again. The gym can physically and mentally appreciate yourself, the more you go. 

You cannot just go through life just saying that it’s hard while not trying it at all. Even if it takes a while, the gym is a great place to just go when you’re bored and want to make yourself better. You can do this, it just takes time. So grab your pre workout and get these gains boys/girls👍🏽

Why the Mets should try to acquire Eric Gagne

Over the past years, the New York Mets have revitalized many careers, like Renè Rivers and James Loney last year. Seeing the success of the storybook ending events of both of them coming out of nowhere, and helping the Mets make the postseason, when at a point in time it was questioned to whether they could even come close to the wild card. Im sorry if we’re giving contracts to Tim Tebow (I love you) let’s consider Gagne lol.

Although Gagne has not thrown an inning of pro ball in 4 years, he shows that he has stuff left in the tank for Team Canada, throwing over 94mph with authority.

The Mets need one more started reliever, pending how long Familias suspension will last, everyone moves up in the ranks, and some may not be ready to be a big 7th inning or 8th inning specialist, Gagne brings a veteran mentality, while also filling the old veteran void, presented by Bartolo Colon over the past years.

It is reported that 5 teams have asked to see him pitch, I would not be surprised if the Mets were one of them, it would be fun to watch, and the Mets can find small ways to upgrade their already deep franchise. 

It will definitely be an interesting year for baseball, so stay up to date on anything sports or media related from PPF Daily. Gucci Suave out.

World Baseball Classic starts with Small Ball Thriller 

Yes it’s that time of year, when the World Baseball Classis is here, as Israel took on South Korea while us Americans were still probably speaking, but I woke up before international chest day, just to see a glimpse of what these countries had to offer. 

I did not see much of the game, but this game was extremely competitive, going down to  a 1-1 tie after 9 innings. Ike Davis, who  I was praying to be the Mets powerful 1st baseman of the future, scored the go ahead run in small ball fashion, as Scott Burcham struggled to make contact, he hit a ball to the second baseman, and the ball was so awkwardly hit that there was no play and Israel hung on to the lead in an extra inning affair.

This was just a small sample size, but it’s good to know that they  idea of nationalism can make the sport of baseball more competitive, and baseball is so universal that all countries have really good players, and the time of this tournament comes into play, as many minor leaguers are trying to show case that they can play in the big leagues, what other perfect moment is there other than playing for your country?

This was just the beginning of a beautiful tournament, and I am excited to see how all of the countries perform, it looks like everyone who qualified deserves and wants to be here so anything can happen!

Harvey Starts Strong; 2nd Inning Not So Much 

Matt Harvey, The king of Gotham, returned to the mound to get his spring training started to pitch against the Saint Louis Cardinals this Sunday evening. 

Although it may have looked ugly, Harvey showed his command in the first inning, by recording a 1,2,3 inning, and striking out two, including the talented Dexter Fowler and Aledmys Diaz, two talented hitters.

The game really started off slow, as Harvey set the Cardinals down in order, until Yoenis Cespedes crushed a home run so far, that everyone in attendance knew to look near the parking lots to find the trajectory of that baseball. After that inning, it seemed that Harvey was going to pitch maybe 40 pitches and hit the showers for a hard days work, but things got hairier than the heads of all of our starting pitchers.

Harvey let up a double to the gifted legend Jhonny Peralta, but after a number of misopportuned plays in the field, and not getting the calls he should have gotten, it ended up with a towering three run home run by Jose Martinez to dampen Harvey’s day, their were some balls hit in places where you cannot complain about and that is just baseball 

Hopefully Harvey will take Big Sean’s advice and bounce back to have the first inning he had in his first start, but it is a long recovery from being able to recover from Thoratic Outlet Syndrome, while just coming back from Tommy John Surgery not too long ago.

If Harvey can start a minimum of 25 starts and give you 14 wins maximum, I find that a massive win, and a big step in the right direction to Harvey being Harvey, and taking his throne of the young aces of this Mets rotation.