Tag: Johan Santana

Who Will the Next Mets Hall of Famer Be?

An article by posted on July 26, 2016 0 Comments
Who Will the Next Mets Hall of Famer Be?

When Mike Piazza was inducted into the Hall of Fame yesterday, he became the 14th ex-Met to gain enshrinement into Cooperstown– and only the second player to go in orange and blue. The Mets have seen an alumnus inducted in each of the last three seasons; first with Tom Glavine in 2014 and then with […]

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June 1, 2012: Remembering Johan Santana’s No-Hitter

An article by posted on June 1, 2016 0 Comments
June 1, 2012: Remembering Johan Santana’s No-Hitter

Johan Santana took the mound against the St. Louis Cardinals four years ago today on June 1, 2012 and tossed one of the most memorable games in New York Mets history. It was a beautiful Friday night, and as a Mets fan, before every game you always think to yourself: “Maybe tonight will be the […]

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This Date In Mets History: Qualls Breaks Up Seaver’s Perfect Game

An article by posted on July 9, 2015 0 Comments
This Date In Mets History: Qualls Breaks Up Seaver’s Perfect Game

On this date in 1969, Chicago Cubs outfielder Jimmy Qualls  hit a clean sinking single into left-center with one out in the ninth inning to break up a perfect game by Tom Seaver. The scene of the crime was a packed Shea Stadium and a dejected Seaver had to settle for a one-hit, 4-0 shutout. […]

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This Date In Mets History: Johan Santana Tosses A No-Hitter

An article by posted on June 1, 2015 0 Comments
This Date In Mets History: Johan Santana Tosses A No-Hitter

Johan Santana took the mound against the St. Louis Cardinals three years ago today on June 1, 2012 and tossed one of the most memorable games in New York Mets history. It was a beautiful Friday night, and as a Mets fan, before every game you always think to yourself: “Maybe tonight will be the […]

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Does Length Matter? MLB Says Yes.

An article by posted on November 14, 2014 0 Comments
Does Length Matter? MLB Says Yes.

Titanic is one of Hollywood’s most successful films. Winner of an unprecedented 11 Academy Awards, the James Cameron blockbuster ran 3 hours 14 minutes. The Kevin Costner classic Dances With Wolves won 7 Academy Awards and was exactly 3 hours. The most frequently quoted movie of the last 20 years is Pulp Fiction. Tarantino’s masterpiece […]

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MMO Flashback: Matt Harvey Was Not The Hero We Deserved, But The One We Needed

An article by posted on November 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Matt Harvey Was Not The Hero We Deserved, But The One We Needed

It feels like an eternity since we last saw Matt Harvey standing on a mound and menacing opposing batters with his array of lethal offerings. Every five days when our young ace took his turn in the rotation, it was treated as an event that couldn’t be missed and aptly called “Harvey Day.” As we […]

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This Day In Mets History: Johan Tosses First Mets No-Hitter

An article by posted on June 1, 2014 0 Comments
This Day In Mets History: Johan Tosses First Mets No-Hitter

After 8,019 regular season games spanning over 50 years, Johan Santana tossed the Mets’ first no-hitter. An 8-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on this date in 2012 in front of a scant crowd of 27,069 in Flushing. World Series MVP David Freese came to the plate with two outs and the count ran to 3-2 before Santana […]

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Johan Santana Nearing Deal With Orioles

An article by posted on March 3, 2014 0 Comments
Johan Santana Nearing Deal With Orioles

According to multiple sources, Johan Santana is nearing a minor league deal with the Baltimore Orioles. Santana, who missed the entire 2013 season due to a second surgery in three years to repair a torn anterior capsule in his left shoulder, was bought out of his contract by the Mets for the 2014 season. Though he […]

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Mets Owners Dodge Huge Debt Payment, New Loan In Place

An article by posted on February 22, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Owners Dodge Huge Debt Payment, New Loan In Place

Outside a miraculous recovery by Matt Harvey, the New York Mets have the best possible news today. On the day of their first full squad workout, the Mets finalized their refinancing, reported The New York Post. So, if Fred and Jeff Wilpon are spotted smiling on one of the fields in Port St. Lucie, you’ll […]

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Lessons In Latin America: A Brief Venezuelan History

An article by posted on February 2, 2014 0 Comments
Lessons In Latin America: A Brief Venezuelan History

While Cuban and Mexican baseball have been the forefront of baseball pioneering between spreading the sport and creating the Leagues, their stance is nothing in present-day Major League Baseball compared to both the Dominican Republic and Venezuela. As of April 1st in 2013, Venezuelans represented the second-highest number of foreign-born players in the Major Leagues […]

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Johan Santana: Any Chance He’ll Return To Mets Is Now Over

An article by posted on January 27, 2014 0 Comments
Johan Santana: Any Chance He’ll Return To Mets Is Now Over

The future of Johan Santana returning with the Mets was a question many people had after the 2013 season ended. Two weeks ago, there was still a better-than-none chance of Santana signing a minor league deal with the Mets. However, this past week put a huge dent in the chances of Johan re-signing with the team he […]

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