Matthew Irby

Matthew Irby


Sports Guru in my own mind
But seriously...I'm a 26 year old, paramedic living in Carrollton, Texas (suburb of Dallas). I'm a life-long, diehard, for richer or poorer, sickness and in health Texas Rangers and Texas Longhorns fan. I love my other teams, very much, but Hook'em Horns and GO RANGERS!

Got married this July 11th! Best day of my life, by far!!!

Been a baseball player my entire life, in high school I was C/1B, scorekeeper, and assistant coach...we only had one coach most of the time. Also help out as an assistant coach for the high school that I once attended. Worked baseball for the Texas Longhorns in their 2002 NCAA Championship season. And I will sit in section 41, Row 4, Seat 1 when the Texas Rangers win their first World Series...can't be much longer now.

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  • Keith Schlosser posted 2981 days ago

    Keith Schlosser

    In wake of the ALCS, please check out my interview with the former Yankee and Angel, the truly inspirational, Jim Abbott!

  • Ryan Metcalf posted 3026 days ago

    Ryan Metcalf

    hey man I thought I'd drop you a note and tell you I'm going to primarily be posting stuff on my site now. I finally have a good way of blogging setup on it.

  • Bleacher Report posted 3030 days ago

    Bleacher  Report

    Former MLB player Eric Karros called my article into question on Colin Cowherd's ESPN Radio show yesterday.

    He challenged me for a re-do: but here's my response.

    I assure you, it's not just a ridiculous personal attack, but it shows that Karros was off-base with his statements.

  • David Wyatt posted 3031 days ago

    David Wyatt

    Hey, this is a article that I'm particularly proud of, and I think you will enjoy it. It looks at some of the strangest injuries to ever occur in baseball history, there certainly are some strange ones.

    As always any feedback/support would be appreciate, and would like to get this article around BR, so if you could tell a friend who might tell a friend. Then that would be really appreciated.

    Thanks in advance

  • Bleacher Report posted 3034 days ago

    Bleacher  Report

    NL Wild Card Projections

  • Jonathan Slotter posted 3036 days ago

    Jonathan Slotter

    Rays-Rangers critical series. Here is a preview:

  • D.A. posted 3039 days ago


    Hey Matthew,

    The AL West is better than the AL East right now, there I said it:

    Thanks in advance,

  • Pat Egan posted 3039 days ago

    Pat Egan

    Thought this might interest Rangers fans since you failed to sign Purke.