Tag: Johan Santana

Wagner’s Return Not Enough As Mets Fall Short 3-2

An article by posted on August 20, 2009 0 Comments

Billy Wagner returned to the Mets to make his first appearance in the major leagues in over a year, entering to a thunderous ovation from the Flushing Faithful.  However, the Citi Field premiere of Enter Sandman did not help send the Braves to Never Never Land.  Brian McCann pulled a long home run into the […]

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Wright HBP Overshadows Mets’ 5-4 Loss To Giants

An article by posted on August 15, 2009 0 Comments

What was supposed to be a pitcher’s duel between Johan Santana and Matt Cain turned into another story altogether, as David Wright was felled by a 94 MPH fastball thrown by Cain.  The Wright beaning was the most disturbing feature of today’s 5-4 loss to the Giants in 10 innings. Both Santana and Cain had […]

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Santana Trade Did Not Kill The Farm System

An article by posted on August 11, 2009 0 Comments

The last 2 years we have heard that when the Mets traded Carlos Gomez, Phil Humber, Deolis Guerra and Kevin Mulvey for Johan Santana, that the trade killed the farm system.  The Mets, and for some reason the media, told us this trade while it was necessary and important, completely decimated the farm system.  This […]

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Santana Dominant As Mets Top Padres 5-1

An article by posted on August 9, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets were on the verge of getting swept in a four game series at Petco Park for the second straight year, but Johan Santana wasn’t about to let that happen. The Mets ace won his league leading 13th game of the season as he staked the Mets to a 5-1 victory over the San Diego […]

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Mets Lose a Heartbreaker 12-7

An article by posted on August 4, 2009 0 Comments

If Mets fans were given a nickle for every heart breaking loss we’ve suffered beginning with Yadier Molina’s home run 3 years ago, we’d have enough to buy the ball club from the Wilpons. The Cardinals rallied in the ninth inning and Frankie Rodriguez blew his fourth save of the year to give the Red Birds the […]

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Santana Feasts On Rockie Road; Mets Win DH Opener 7-0

An article by posted on July 30, 2009 0 Comments

Johan Santana rebounded from his rough last outing against the Astros to pitch brilliantly today, as the Mets cruised to a 7-0 victory over the Rockies in game one of the day-night doubleheader. Six days after giving up a dozen hits to the Astros, Santana recorded a positive dozen as he picked up his 12th […]

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So Do We Buy or Sell?

An article by posted on July 29, 2009 0 Comments

These last four games have been great for us Mets fans and for the Mets themselves, but they can’t be making Omar Minaya’s job any easier.  With the Mets sinking fast at 7 games under .500 and in fourth place in the NL East after Friday’s loss in Houston, Minaya had to be thinking about […]

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Hampton Blasts Santana, Astros Win 5-4

An article by posted on July 25, 2009 0 Comments

The New York Mets and the Houston Astros started off the game 1-1 and all was fine until a very depressing fourth inning when pitcher Mike Hampton hit a 2-run homer off of Johan Santana. The Mets’ ace had a horrible outing at Minute Maid Park allowing 12 hits (tying his career high) and collecting his […]

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MetsWrighter’s Week In Review

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

I may be a few days late and many dollars short, but I’d finally like to weigh in on all that has transpired with our Mets this past week, on and mostly off the field. First of all, going back to the Halladay deal. Whether it was or wasn’t true, I am glad the Mets did not […]

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Random Stats and Thoughts

An article by posted on July 22, 2009 0 Comments

We can beat a dead horse all day long about how bad and disappointing the 2009 Mets have become, and how we’re going to have to endure a few months of meaningless baseball now that all hope for the playoffs is basically lost.  So instead of beating the horse, I’m just going to point out […]

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Johan And Then What?

An article by posted on July 21, 2009 0 Comments

There has been so much talk this season about the injuries to three of the four offensive guys, that the state of the Mets starting pitching has gone virtually unnoticed. Until now. Looking at the Mets staring rotation, the only certifiable, front end pitcher is Johan Santana. Heck, for my money Johan is the best […]

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