Matthew Floratos

Staff Writer

Matthew watched a baseball game back in 2001 and accidentally liked it. He cheers for the Yankees, his favorite pitch is the splitfinger fastball, and his favorite base is third. Other interests of his include cars, specifically those of German manufacture, and mass-produced pizza. Around these parts he's known for making GIFs.


Yeah, This Is News: 2/13/14

We review the news we missed from the last week. Our top story: big controversial disaster apocalypse in Monument Park.

Yankees GIFs: 2009 World Series, Game 2

Remember those two or three postseason games in which A.J. Burnett went out there and threw grenades? This was one of them. Good times.

Yankees GIFs: Who is Joe Tacopina?

Our GIF correspondents risk life and limb to investigate A-Rod's mysterious—read: amazing—attorney.

Yankees GIFs: Important people behaving strangely

Why does team president Randy Levine do the things he does? Why does Alex Rodriguez do the things he does? Our team of GIF scientists investigates.

Yankees GIFs: Looking forward to Carlos Beltran

We survey the career of recent Yankees hired gun Carlos Beltran through a series of GIFs. See him slide, jump, throw, laugh, and be offended by Craig Sager's face.

Remembering Robinson Cano: A history in 24 GIFs

We remember Robinson Cano in one giant GIF bomb.

What to expect when expecting Jacoby Ellsbury

Madness ensues as team president Randy Levine loads contracts into a pitching machine and fires them down onto humanity from his private jet, injuring seven but signing two.

What to expect when you’re expecting Brian McCann

Hank Steinbrenner just birthed the first big boom bang contract of the Yankees' offseason. So what do they have to look forward to from their sparkly new catcher?

Yankees GIFs: Moments from the 2009 WS, Game 1

The GIFs don't stop in the offseason! Our trek backwards into reverse time continues. See here, the last time this team won anything.

Yankees GIFs: A verdict on Alex Rodriguez

With the meaty bit of Alex Rodriguez's arbitration hearing ahead of us, I ask the question that nobody else has been foolish enough to ask: why not just render a verdict by looking at some GIFs?

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