Tag: Johan Santana

Johan Is Part Tug McGraw and Part Tom Seaver

An article by posted on April 3, 2010 0 Comments

Rich Couthino of ESPN NY, had  solid piece on Johan Santana yesterday and I wanted to share some of Johan’s great quotes on the upcoming season and his thoughts on all the media naysayers who see the Mets floundering near the bottom of the standings. According to Couthino, the resident ace of the Met staff sees […]

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MMO 2010 New York Mets Predictions

An article by posted on April 3, 2010 0 Comments

How many games will the Mets win this season? Jeff S – 75 Brandyn C – 96 Rob S – 76 Michael B – 90 Dave L – 86 Tom S – 85 Satish R – 95 Greg P – 90 Joe D – 89 Who will lead the Mets in Runs Batted In? Jeff […]

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Take Me To Your Leader (If You Can Find Him)

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have had a number of fiery players over the years.  With their performances on the field and behind the scenes in the clubhouse, these players have carried the Mets beyond the team’s expectations. From Tug McGraw’s “Ya Gotta Believe” that gave hope and fired up the 1973 Mets on their way to the […]

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2010 Mets Rotation: Not For The Squeamish

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

While reading MetsBlog, I came across an interesting link in which Tim Dierkes of MLBTR compiled a pretty cool spreadsheet. Dierkes ranked this years projected opening day rotations based on how much each team has spent. It really is a unique way to look at things and I hope you visit them to see his entire list.  Surprisingly, the […]

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Relax, It’s Only March

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

The 2010 season opener is just 6 days away for the Mets.  In 6 days the Mets will stop playing Spring Training games and play games that really matter.  This Spring hasn’t been a great one.  Carlos Beltran didn’t make it to the field, Jose Reyes was sidelined for 3 weeks, and there’s still questions going […]

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The Best Rotation Available is Yet Unavailable

An article by posted on March 28, 2010 0 Comments
The Best Rotation Available is Yet Unavailable

All offseason we talked about what is best for our beloved Mets. What’s best as far as free agency. What’s best as far as who is managing. What’s best from the GM position. What’s best at each position. And even what’s best from ownership. We all have had our very candid and pointed opinions and […]

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Mets Have Third Best Quartet Of Core Players In Baseball

An article by posted on March 17, 2010 0 Comments

Tim Marchman of SI.com, had an interesting piece yesterday in which he ranks each MLB teams core players. By his definition, core players would be the top four players. By his reckoning, the top five quartets in baseball are as follows: 1. Yankees (CC Sabathia, Mark Teixeira, Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson) 2. Phillies (Chase Utley, […]

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Johan Throws Four Santana-Esque Innings

An article by posted on March 14, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets go into the 2010 season with plenty of question marks regarding a number of different things. One certainty however, is their ace Johan Santana who delivered four solid innings against the Marlins today in his second start of the grapefruit season. Many of us, including myself, have been anxiously awaiting for that one quintessential moment […]

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Strasburg Making Me Nervous

An article by posted on March 10, 2010 0 Comments

Seeing highlights of Nationals’ pitcher Stephen Strasburg from yesterday’s game against Detroit bummed me out just a little.  I love watching great pitchers do their thing, and it’s especially exciting to see young pitchers like Strasburg break into the bigs and blow hitters away.  But I’m just a bit bummed out, because he’s in the […]

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Johan Will Be Fine, Mets…. Not So Much?

An article by posted on March 10, 2010 0 Comments

Watching Johan Santana’s understandably horrific spring training debut yesterday, something dawned in this Mets fans head.  No, there is no fear whatsoever that Johan is a different pitcher post-op, in fact, quite the contrary.  Based on his velocity and arm slot, I am positive he will have a monster year.  The reason I have absolutely […]

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