Johan Santana threw a bullpen session today at Sun Lite Stadium in front of Terry Collins, John Debus, and Randy Niemann. According to the NY Times, Santana said he felt good after throwing 45 pitches in the bullpen Sunday morning, paving the way for him to begin pitching in minor-league rehabilitation games. If Santana’s surgically repaired left shoulder feels fine Monday, it is likely he will pitch in a minor-league game Wednesday. “That’s what we’re […]
Dillon Gee has been an amazing surprise for the Mets in 2011. Gee had an extraordinary start to his first half before tiring as we neared the All Star break. However, on Tuesday night, Gee pitched a heck of a game on his way to his ninth victory of the season. Now that he is back on the right track, does he have a shot at winning NL Rookie of the Year honors? Kerel Cooper of the great Mets video […]
According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, the Mets have provided Carlos Beltran a short list of teams for him to consider being traded to and the Phillies are one of those teams believed to be on that list. A mediocre offensive team, the Phillies are seeking to upgrade with an outfielder and middle-of-the-lineup bat, preferably right-handed. Beltran, batting .287 and ninth in the National League with 59 RBIs, is a switch-hitter. He is in the […]
The Mets are saying that after examining Hairston’s shin injury, his status is day-to-day. Original 9:15PM: Scott Hairston left the game after the 2nd inning of the make-up game against the Marlins due to a shin injury. Hairston hurt himself after hitting a foul ball off his shin in the first inning. He returned for the 2nd inning, but was then pulled from the game shortly after. X-Rays were taken of his shin and came back negative. More […]
With the Mets losing the series against the Phillies this weekend, the team has got to win, and they got to win now. Otherwise, the season could very well be over before August comes around. This coming week, the Mets are facing the Marlins, and the Cardinals. The Mets will face a Cardinals pitching staff that is something not to laugh at. The Amazin’s are going to have to win both these series in order for the season to remain alive. If they are out […]
With the return of baseball after the All-Star break, there isn’t that much to report with our neighbors in the NL East. Without further adu, here’s the latest round up of what’s going on in the NL East this week. Remember to keep your friends close and your enemies closer. The team is expected to have Martin Prado back in the lineup tonight as they begin the 2nd half against the Wasington Nationals. He missed 5 weeks after […]
For many fans. one item that they always bring to the ballpark is their baseball gloves. We all know why they bring them – it’s so they can catch a ball that has either been hit or touched by a player. This has been part of baseball tradition for a long time. But as of late, this tradition is now under some scrutiny by many in the media because of the tragedy that struck during a Texas Rangers home game. Just […]
According to the New York Daily News, Izzy has asked Sandy Alderson to not trade him. When asked about being traded, Isringhausen said this. I have two places in my hear; St. Louis, because I’m from there, and New York, because this is where I started. Those are my two favorite spots, and I don’t think I’m going back to St. Louis anytime soon. And I love it here…To be able to get close, or […]
In the following ESPN video, Jason Bay discusses his two homeruns last night and his recent improvement at the plate. “You struggle and you struggle, and sometimes you doubt yourself,” Bay said. “Then you have games like tonight and you remember you’re still the same guy. You are that guy. Sometimes I think you lose sight of that through an extended struggle. Like I’ve told you guys all along, I feel like I’m that same […]
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