Tag: Johan Santana

Spring Training Week 3: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not

An article by posted on March 27, 2012 0 Comments
Spring Training Week 3: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not

With three weeks of Grapefruit League action in the books and just nine games to go before the Home Opener at Citi Field against the  Braves on April 5th, now’s as good a time as any to see which players are performing and who isn’t. METS HITTING – MIN 25 AB HOT Mike Baxter – 39 AB, […]

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Now Is Not The Time For Mets Fans To Overreact

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
Now Is Not The Time For Mets Fans To Overreact

Remember, it is only Spring Training. It is only March. It isn’t August or September. Now, what do I mean by that? It was reported this morning that David Wright had an ultrasound-guided injection of a cortisone shot. It was also reported that Tim Byrdak will have surgery done on his meniscus. Byrdak should only be out […]

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What Should We Take From Santana’s Starts?

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
What Should We Take From Santana’s Starts?

Johan Santana has started two games this spring, Sunday against Miami and Tuesday against St. Louis. During these starts he has pitched 4 2/3 innings, allowing 3 hits, walking 2, striking out 2, and allowing 1 unearned run. So what do we take from this? These were his first two starts since the 2010 season, and […]

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Introduction And Random Thoughts

An article by posted on March 10, 2012 0 Comments
Introduction And Random Thoughts

I am a new writer here, so I thought to start off, before talking Mets, I would introduce myself. I am a 19-year old college student. I have been a fan of the Mets my entire life, but sadly I have not been able to see them win it all. I have had the privilege […]

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Santana Upbeat After Tossing Two Innings Of Live Batting Practice

An article by posted on March 1, 2012 0 Comments
Santana Upbeat After Tossing Two Innings Of Live Batting Practice

Johan Santana just completed throwing his first live batting practice session of the spring. Pitching coach Dan Warthen remarked “nice stuff” after Santana completed his first inning of live BP. Johan threw 22 pitches to Jason Bay, David Wright, Ike Davis and Vinny Rottino. In his second simulated inning, Santana tossed 21 more pitches (43 total) […]

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Don’t Appearances Count For Something?

An article by posted on February 24, 2012 0 Comments

I admit, it’s not my money so the Mets can do whatever they want with theirs. Even so, to pay upwards of $3,000 an hour to charter a helicopter to watch the Knicks last night was in poor form. This is a team in financial distress and they splurge like that? The statement was the […]

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GM Sandy Alderson Joins Twitter!

An article by posted on February 10, 2012 0 Comments
GM Sandy Alderson Joins Twitter!

Mets GM Sandy Alderson has now joined twitter. You can follow him at @MetsGM. The 64-year old has nearly 10,000 followers overnight after only posting two tweets. He now joins the likes of Justin Turner, Johan Santana and R.A. Dickey as Mets who are on twitter. I personally think this is great. Now fans can […]

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Mets Did NOT Win Santana Trade

An article by posted on February 5, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Did NOT Win Santana Trade

I read a blog post yesterday, that claimed the Mets won the Johan Santana trade, based on the talent given up, but lost on the contract extension. This couldn’t be any less accurate or more naive. While it is true the players surrendered didn’t amount to much on the major league level and Santana did […]

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What Are You Watching For The Most During Spring Training?

An article by posted on February 4, 2012 0 Comments
What Are You Watching For The Most During Spring Training?

With Spring Training right around the corner it’s time to start to get into the baseball spirit. Even though it appears we are not going to be contending for a title this season, there is still plenty to be excited about.  There is always the outside chance that we make it interesting and contend for the second […]

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Mets Prospect Steve Matz Is Throwing In St. Lucie, Getting Ready For Spring Training

An article by posted on January 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Prospect Steve Matz Is Throwing In St. Lucie, Getting Ready For Spring Training

I was able to catch up with Mets minor league pitcher, lefty Steve Matz the other day, and I asked him how his arm was feeling with spring training right around the corner. Steve has already reported to the complex at St. Lucie to begin his throwing program in warm weather. He went under the […]

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