Tag: Johan Santana

Mets Notes – Johan, Mighty Pen, Deja Vu, 22-4

An article by posted on April 19, 2009 0 Comments

Random thoughts on the Mets, baseball and global warming… Johan Santana proves that you don’t quibble about prospects when you are getting a proven Major League talent in return. The Twins will be lamenting this trade for years while Mets fans get treated to a pitching gem every time Santana takes the mound. One of […]

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Game Recap: Mets Shutout Brewers 1-0

An article by posted on April 18, 2009 0 Comments

The game started out as a classic pitchers duel with both Johan Santana and Yovani Gallardo missing bats and chalking up the zeros. Both the Brewers and Mets were getting baserunners in the early going, but each team’s ace was in full control on this Saturday afternoon, where there was plenty of sunshine, hot dogs, […]

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Today Falls Under a Win is a Win

An article by posted on April 18, 2009 0 Comments

Who saw this one? I didn’t. I live in Chicago. Lucky me, I get the blackout on Saturday afternoons. I spent a chunk of the afternoon hitting refresh. Obviously, the line on Johan speaks for itself. Simply Amazing. Seaver, Gooden, and and Santana. Unequivocally, the greatest three Mets pitchers of all time. What that man […]

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Cool Facts About Johan Santana

An article by posted on April 13, 2009 0 Comments

If you needed any additional evidence of why Johan Santana is the best pitcher in the game on a day in, day out basis, here it is. Johan Santana’s ranks during 2004-09 Victories 87 First ERA 2.75 First Winning percentage .690 First Strikeouts 1,209 First Opposing batting average .213 First Presence, Swagger, Class, Attitude – […]

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One Week Down. Twenty Five To Go

An article by posted on April 12, 2009 0 Comments

The first week of the season has been one of mixed emotions. It has provided us with both sources for optimism as well as reason for concern. Our hitting is off to a good start. Delgado has continued his offensive onslaught from last year, Beltran and Wright are definitely doing their part, Daniel Murphy is […]

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Game Recap: Santana, Mets Fall 2-1 To Marlins

An article by posted on April 12, 2009 0 Comments

Typically, when a pitcher throws seven scoreless innings and allows just three hits and strikes out thirteen batters, he comes out of it with a win. But, that wasn’t the case today for Johan Santana, Sunday’s hard luck loser. The Mets lost a heartbreaker to the Marlins by a score of 2-1. Both Marlins runs […]

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Mets Move Up To Number Three In Power Rankings

An article by posted on April 8, 2009 0 Comments

In this weeks Power Rankings on AOL Sports, the Mets moved up two spots to number three. The Rays dropped from the top spot all the way to 4th place and the Braves are moving up the charts quickly. How long before the Mets get to the inevitable number one spot? I say May 1st!  […]

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Act Two: Big Pelf Takes Center Stage

An article by posted on April 8, 2009 0 Comments

The jubilation of the Mets Opening Day win becomes somewhat tempered tonight, when Mike Pelfrey takes the mound against Edinson Volquez and the Cincinnati Reds. The certainty and confidence we feel whenever it’s Johan Santana’s turn in the rotation is very comforting to say the least. Dayne Perry of ESPN, wrote today that Johan Santana needs to get […]

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Opening Day Highlight Reel

An article by posted on April 7, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets bullpen is the talk of the town after yesterdays opening day performance. They were also the opening story on ESPN’s Baseball tonight and MLB Network’s MLB Tonight. I can definitely get used to more of this! Was it just me or did Ryan Church look extremely motivated yesterday? I mean extremely motivated! The […]

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Game Recap: Mets 2 – Reds 1

An article by posted on April 6, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets opened a new season with a 2-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds today in a rain soaked Great American Ballpark. Johan Santana who started the game got in trouble a couple of times, but for the most part delivered a solid performance today.  He pitched 5.2 innings and allowed just a run on […]

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