Tag: Johan Santana

Johan Santana: He Coulda Been A Contender…

An article by posted on June 3, 2010 0 Comments

  Everybody has a breaking point, and even though Johan Santana has not reached his, I’m thinking that a couple of more devastating losses like last night, and Johan will be singing a different tune. After the game, Santana may have revealed his frustration with the bullpen when he made this comment, “I can only […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 8)

An article by posted on June 1, 2010 0 Comments

I don’t get it. Jerry Manuel may be a bad manager, Oliver Perez may be an idiot, and Johan Santana may be really good, but nobody can explain to me why the Mets bite on the road and are dominant at home. The Mets had a wonderful shutout streak going that went to 35 IP, […]

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Halladay Throws A No-Hitter… Well That’s Just Perfect!

An article by posted on May 30, 2010 0 Comments

Last night, Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay threw the 20th perfect game in major league history, facing the minimum number of 27 Florida Marlins batters and retiring all of them in order in a 1-0 win. He struck out eleven of them. It was without a doubt, the best performance of his All-Star career. Halladay struck […]

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Bullpen-Gate: Mets Have Five Walk-Off Losses In May

An article by posted on May 29, 2010 0 Comments

After the bitter taste of last nights walk-off loss against the Brewers wore off, I recalled it wasn’t that long ago that we lost in similar fashion against the Braves in Atlanta. I decided to look further and went to the best place for Mets research, Baseball Reference.  It took a while to go through every […]

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When Will The Mets Start Treating Johan Like An Ace?

An article by posted on May 29, 2010 0 Comments

You could almost hear the Brewers bench let out a collective sigh of relief when they saw Pedro Feliciano take the mound for the ninth inning. No longer would they have to face a dominating Johan Santana who had held them in check for the first eight innings of the game. All they could muster was […]

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Igarashi Disappoints, Mets Lose 2-0 In 9th

An article by posted on May 29, 2010 0 Comments

Johan Santana was on his game today, but Ryota Igarashi couldn’t continue the Mets winning streak nor their scoreless inning streak in a 2-0 loss to the Brewers Game Notes Johan Santana was dominant against the Brewers, becoming the first Mets pitcher to pitch a full 8 innings in the season up to this point. […]

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Johan Deserved A Better Fate

An article by posted on May 28, 2010 0 Comments

I can already imagine all the “Fire Jerry Manuel” posts that we’ll be seeing tomorrow morning when we log onto our computers. Why didn’t he leave Johan in… Why didn’t he let Pedro Feliciano pitch the entire inning… Why didn’t we bring in Jenrry Mejia… Personally, I didn’t have a problem with taking Johan Santana out after […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 7)

An article by posted on May 26, 2010 0 Comments

We took two of three from the Yankees. I could care less about whether Yankees fans consider the series important or not. The point is, Santana looked sharp, the offense looked alive after Javier blanked them, and Jason Bay woke up. I really hope that it wasn’t just a one night thing for Jason, and […]

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Thrown Away, Mets Lose 3-2

An article by posted on May 18, 2010 0 Comments

Johan Santana went seven strong innings, but an errant David Wright throw proved to be the difference in the bottom of the 9th as the Mets lost 3-2 to the Atlanta Braves. Game Notes Johan Santana had his second straight stellar outing, going 7 innings, giving up 2 earned runs on 5 hits and 2 […]

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Mets Waste A Solid Effort From Santana, Drop Opener To Marlins 2-1

An article by posted on May 13, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets wasted a brilliant start from Johan Santana and lost to the Marlins 2-1 on a wild pitch by Fernando Nieve in the bottom of the ninth that scored Cody Ross with the winning run. It was a classic pitchers duel that featured two of the division’s top pitchers in Josh Johnson and Santana. Game Notes Johan […]

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Blanco Walk Off Homerun Beats Giants 5-4 In Extras

An article by posted on May 8, 2010 0 Comments

Mets take two from the Giants with back-to-back walk-off homeruns, this time from Henry Blanco. Mets win 5-4 in 11 innings. Game Notes Johan Santana took the mound today and had a nice bounce back outing after giving up a personal worst ten runs in his last start. Santana went 7.2 innings, the longest any Mets starter […]

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