Tag: Johan Santana

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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Johan Santana Needs Season Ending Shoulder Surgery (Updated)

An article by posted on September 10, 2010 0 Comments

Update 4:35 PM During the press conference, Howie Rose asked Johan Santana if he believed he would be ready to pitch by April. His response was, “Who knows? Whenever I am ready and feel 100% that’s when I will return. I don’t know when that will be. It could be April or May or July, […]

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Mets Win 4-2 Over Braves Despite Santana Injury

An article by posted on September 3, 2010 0 Comments

Mets avoid the sweep in Atlanta as they get a 4-2 win over the Braves. Santana pitched well until he had to be pulled with an injury. Bullpen held it together with Takahashi getting the save. Wright led the offense with two hits and a homerun. Game Summary Johan Santana was finally able to stop […]

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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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