Tag: Johan Santana

Johan Santana: He’s Cleared To Throw, But When?

An article by posted on January 18, 2011 0 Comments
Johan Santana: He’s Cleared To Throw, But When?

Last week, the Mets announced that Johan has been cleared to begin throwing, but in an ESPN Live Chat today, Adam Rubin adds a little more clarification. Question – With Santana starting to throw already, is there a chance he could come back sooner than expected? Adam Rubin – I don’t know that he actually […]

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What If Jose Reyes Really Does Have A Big Season?

An article by posted on December 15, 2010 0 Comments

As we come to grips with the fact that hope will be the prevailing theme in 2011 and that basically we are playing the same hand we had last season minus Johan Santana, we will all have our patience tested. There’s a lot of things that need to go right where hope is concerned for […]

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Mets Need A New ACE And Not Cliff Lee

An article by posted on October 12, 2010 0 Comments

Before I begin this week’s post I apologize for my post last week on Omar Minaya and Roy Halladay.  When writing my post last week I had no intention to hurt anyone or insult anyone’s nationality. I promise in the future to be more careful with my posts. This is not a post bashing Johan Santana. […]

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Mack Attacks Something On All Of Our Minds

An article by posted on October 9, 2010 0 Comments

Have you added Mack’s Mets to your favorites yet? Why not, I told you to add him three weeks ago… On weekends, Mack loves to take questions from his many readers and answer them on his blog. While everyone is lying low and Mets news is slow drifting in, Saturdays and Sundays are perfect for […]

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Trade You…We Might

An article by posted on September 28, 2010 0 Comments

It’s safe to say that while we all may be Mets fans to the core, there’s a part of us – our own dark sides if you will – that have had our collective fill of the 2010 New York Mets and want to see it all torn down, brick by brick, player by player, […]

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The Mets Lied To Us

An article by posted on September 28, 2010 0 Comments

Thankfully there are only 6 more games left of this horrible season.  That also means only 6 more games left of some jerryball.  Last year after the season ended the Mets did a bit of a media blitz that concluded with Jeff Wilpon, Omar Minaya and Dave Howard going on WFAN with Mike Francesa.  They […]

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With Santana Situation Becoming More Dire, Mets Should Target Zach Grienke

An article by posted on September 19, 2010 0 Comments

As if things couldn’t get worse regarding Johan Santana, it has now been reported that when Santana had his surgery last week, it was not arthroscopic surgery as many had thought. It was a traditional surgery with a full incision to open up the shoulder and repair the anterior capsule tear. According to David Waldstein of […]

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Johan Santana Has Successful Surgery

An article by posted on September 14, 2010 0 Comments

According to Mets.com, Johan Santana underwent successful surgery on Tuesday to repair a torn capsule in his left shoulder. The procedure was performed by Mets team doctor David Altchek at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. The timetable for Santana’s return is unclear, although the Mets expressed optimism last week that their ace […]

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Mets Haven’t Learned Anything From Past Mistakes

An article by posted on September 14, 2010 0 Comments

Last week it was announced that Johan Santana would need surgery to repair the the anterior capsule of his shoulder.  What started out as a pectoral injury has now developed Johan Santana having surgery on his pitching shoulder.  Of course when the injury first occured there was no MRI.  Santana was “day to day” which […]

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Will Mets Regret That Six Year Johan Deal?

An article by posted on September 13, 2010 0 Comments

What was written then is coming to pass, the back end of Johan Santana’s contract appears to be choking the Mets. It was widely written, by me and others, that six years is too long a deal for a pitcher who had already accumulated a lot of innings. Santana’s velocity has been in decline, and […]

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