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Spring Updates: Santana Takes Another Step, Bay’s Timing, Harvey’s First Pitch As Met

An article by posted on March 5, 2011 0 Comments
Spring Updates: Santana Takes Another Step, Bay’s Timing, Harvey’s First Pitch As Met

Mets ace Johan Santana, who will start the season on the disabled list, took a small step this week in his rehabilitation from Sept. 14 surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his left shoulder. Santana threw on back-to-back days from flat ground twice this week and said he is “progressing little by little.” […]

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Contract Details Point To Young and Capuano

An article by posted on March 4, 2011 0 Comments

While reading this post by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, I came across some information that may play a big role on this supposed seven pitcher battle for the final two pots in the rotation. See what you think: Young’s contract was specifically structured for him to be a starter. He receives a $1.1 […]

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Chris Young Continues to Impress

An article by posted on March 4, 2011 0 Comments

Do you guys remember the post where I discussed how Chris Young would benefit the Mets? Well, Chris Young had another solid outing today and is well on his way to cementing the number four spot in the rotation. All told, Young has now tossed five innings without allowing an earned run in exhibition play. Today against the Marlins, […]

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Mario The Mediator

An article by posted on March 4, 2011 0 Comments

As reported earlier by Ken Nelson and Richard Sandomir, Mario Cuomo who is trying to broker a settlement between the owners of the Mets and the trustees representing the victims of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, said Thursday that he was working with both sides on a daily basis. Cuomo spoke to reporters at the United […]

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Source: Oliver Perez Will Not Be In Rotation

An article by posted on March 4, 2011 0 Comments

Some hopeful news from Andy Martino of the Daily News this morning. While Oliver Perez remains officially in the rotation competition, the Mets have decided internally that he will not be a starter during the regular season, sources say, and the team remains likely to release its $36 million pitcher before Opening Day. But Perez […]

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Morning Grind: Why Is Gee Only Considered A Darkhorse For The Rotation?

An article by posted on March 4, 2011 0 Comments

Hey everyone!  Here is the Morning Grind! While the back end of the rotation is somewhat up in the air the leading contenders appear to be newly acquired arms Chris Young and Chris Capuano. Chris Young seems to be a lock for the fourth spot but why is Capuano considered the leading man for the fifth? With a year  of […]

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The Writing Is On The Wall For Tejada, Evans, Duda and Perez

An article by posted on March 3, 2011 0 Comments

Terry Collins was a guest of Mike Francesa this afternoon on WFAN and had some interesting things to say. Matt Cerrone of MetsBlog recapped most of the interview, but here are some of the attention-grabbers. He’d like to start trimming down the roster sooner than later, especially with four second baseman competing against one another, and nine […]

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Ollie Pitches Two Scoreless; Good News or Bad News?

An article by posted on March 3, 2011 0 Comments

Update 3:40 PM This afternoon at Digital Domain Park, Oliver Perez got a surprise start for the Mets, and allowed two hits in two innings of work. He didn’t walk or strikeout a batter. He threw 15 strikes and 10 balls, hit 87 mph once, and was around 82-86 on the resy of his fastballs. […]

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No, I Did Not Have A Metamorphosis

An article by posted on March 3, 2011 0 Comments

Sometimes blogging about the Mets can be frustrating, especially when you get the kind of email I got yesterday from a reader who believes I’ve become some sort of saber warrior since we hired Sandy Alderson as the new GM. Nothing could be further from the truth. Heck I still don’t even know what most […]

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From Left Field: Some Early Positives This Spring

An article by posted on March 3, 2011 0 Comments

Spring Training is only about two weeks old, but already some players are starting to leave an impact on the new manager, Terry Collins. Regardless of a 2-3-1 record, the team seems to be coming together nicely, especially since the main focus of this offseason dealt with off-the-field issues. Stats really don’t mean too much […]

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