Tag: Johan Santana

Mets Are Chasing Their Own Tails

An article by posted on August 30, 2010 0 Comments

In a must-read article by Andrew Marchand of ESPN, he interviews David Wright and gets him to open up about his frustration with the state of the team. “I thought we created a lot to build on in ’06, but it seems like we have taken some steps back, off of that year. It is frustrating being […]

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Nothing Doing, Astros Top Mets 4-1

An article by posted on August 28, 2010 0 Comments

What a sleeper… The lifeless Mets were no match for the resurgent Astros who beat the Mets by the score of 4-1 in the second game of their weekend series at Citi Field.  Game Notes Johan Santana was trying to become the first Mets starter to hurl four straight complete games since 1988, but it […]

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Six Reasons 2010 IS A Great Season

An article by posted on August 25, 2010 0 Comments

Despite the Mets 63-62 record, numerous team problems, mismanagement and an overall inability to win on the road, 2010 has been a great season for the Mets from a different point of view. I’ll avoid the sappy introduction filled with highlights and recaps of moments when they succeeded and just get into the observations: 1. […]

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Does A Healthy Johan Mean The Mets Don’t Need Another Top Starter?

An article by posted on August 23, 2010 0 Comments

I just read a new post from Ted Berg on his blog Ted Quarters. Basically Ted says that he cares more about Johan Santana being right than Santana’s wins and losses. All I know is that, in a season when the Mets’ wins and losses don’t really matter a hell of a lot anymore, I care […]

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Mets Offense “Abducted” In 2-1 Loss To Pirates

An article by posted on August 22, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets do not complete the sweep as the bats were not hitting today. Pirates win 2-1 despite Santana’s complete game effort. Game Summary Johan Santana was on fire during the early goings of the game. He struck out the side in order in the first inning and didn’t give up a hit until the […]

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Astros DisPENCE Mets, 4-3

An article by posted on August 17, 2010 0 Comments

Johan Santana was good today, but a late home run by new Met-Killer Hunter Pence and the Mets lost the game, 4-3. Game Notes Johan Santana was great tonight, going the full eight innings, giving up four runs on nine hits with one walk and seven k’s. That stat line doesn’t tell the whole story […]

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Don’t Mess With The Johan! – Part Two, Mets Shutout Rockies 4-0

An article by posted on August 12, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets took the rubber game of the series with a 4-0 win over the Rockies thanks to the likes of Johan Santana. Santana pitched a complete game shutout and kept the relievers in the bullpen. Reyes and Beltran both had a multiple game. The Mets get back to .500 on the season. Game Summary […]

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Don’t Mess With The Johan! Mets Shutout Phils In 1-0 Win!

An article by posted on August 7, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets take game two against the Phillies in a tight 1-0 win. Johan Santana had a great start not giving up any runs, and not allowing a hit for the first five and two-third innings. Frankie Rodriguez pitched five outs to get his twenty fourth save and win it for the Mets. Jeff Francoeur […]

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The Untouchables

An article by posted on August 6, 2010 0 Comments

Almost as predictable as the Mets falling short in the wins column these days is the projected fall-out that occurs after each loss.  Every beat writer or sports news outlet is trying to find the scapegoat.  I find that laughable, since I believe Jerry Manuel, Howard Johnson or Omar Minaya are symptoms of a larger […]

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Mets Fall To .500 On The Season, Losing 4-1 To Braves

An article by posted on August 2, 2010 0 Comments

Mets start their six game road trip against two division rivals with a 4-1 loss against the Braves. The Mets just seemed to give up during the game, with the exception of Santana who got better as the game went on. There was, once again, no offense to help Santana who had a decent outing […]

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