Tag: Johan Santana

And They Keep On Rolling!

An article by posted on August 23, 2008

Happy Saturday Mets fans! And welcome to another installment of Hot or Not! The main story this week is the return of both Ryan Church and Luis Castillo. I thought sweeping the Braves would be more bittersweet, but I guess our anger and resentment now resides in Philadelphia. The Mets have won 10 out of […]

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Hot as Fire or Not at All?

An article by posted on June 14, 2008

Welcome Mets fans to another installment of Hot of Not. Not a lot of highlights this week. There have been some, such as Carlos Beltran’s walk off home run but most of the focus this week has been on Willie Randolph’s job and which coaches may go with him. Lets get started: Hot As FireMy […]

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Who’s Hot? Who’s Not? And Who’s Close?

An article by posted on May 4, 2008

Hey Mets fans, this is a new feature I will be doing every Saturday highlighting the best (and worst) of the week. Anybody (or any aspect) of the Mets can be hot (or not). Who’s HotRyan Church: So far, he has been the Mets MVP. Voting has started for the All-Star game and if anybody […]

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Blus Skies Smilin’ On Me

An article by posted on April 18, 2008

Anytime the Mets lace up their cleats and take the field, there prime objective is to make a statement, their message, clear as crystal, to prove they’re indeed the cream of the National League. Early on thus far this season the Mets on field play has appeared to be spotty at best. A worrisome hangover […]

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Mets Magic Starts with Santana

An article by posted on April 3, 2008

Okay, okay, another "Johan is great" post that’s probably three days late. But with good reason. I didn’t want to write a blog entry that said: "Johan’s awesome!!!! He struck out 8 Marlins!!!! Mets are going all the way!!!!" There’s more to Johan Santana than his strikeout-to-walk ratio. Or the number of innings he pitches. Or […]

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Mets in Control Thanks to Johan

An article by posted on February 8, 2008

David Wright recently said that he believes the Phillies are still the team to beat <cue Jimmy Rollins>. "Philadelphia took care of us last year," he said, "They took care of business in the division. Going into this year, we have to take control again in the NL East." While I love David, I’m going to […]

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Mets Offseason – Any Slower And We’d Be Backing Up

An article by posted on January 11, 2008

In the interest of breaking up the monotony of the Johan Santana saga, I sat down and tried to think of some positive things about our 2008 Mets. That being said, I love a good commercial. As a matter of fact, most people only watch the Super Bowl for the commercials. So here are just […]

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Three Reasons to Keep Jose Reyes

An article by posted on December 5, 2007

In a stunning development Wednesday, a blockbuster deal involving the Mets, the Twins, and the Athletics was proposed. The deal would send Jose Reyes to the Athletics and Johan Santana would be a Met. Like most of Mets Nation, I would love to have Johan Santana, but we need to keep Jose Reyes for these […]

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“In Omar We Trust” or World Series ’08?

An article by posted on November 30, 2007

On Thursday, Omar Minaya addressed the Jose Reyes rumors by saying, "Jose Reyes is one of our core players. I don’t see us trading Jose Reyes for one of those guys being mentioned. It just doesn’t make sense for us." Minaya went on to say that the Mets are very happy with Jose Reyes. Minaya […]

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Could the Mets Steal Johan Santana?

An article by posted on November 27, 2007

The Yankees and the Twins have begun talks about a trade that could send Johan Santana to the Bronx. The Yankees would have to give up one of their "Big Three" pitchers-Joba Chamberlain, Ian Kennedy, or Philip Hughes. Other teams, including the Mets, have also expressed interest in Santana. The New York Post’s Mark Hale […]

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