Tag: Johan Santana

Back From The Dead: Mets Back In The Wild Card!

An article by posted on September 28, 2008

The Milwaukee Brewers have just lost to the Chicago Cubs and are now tied with the New York Mets for the National League Wild Card! Just when you thought we were out… they dragged us back in… What a thrill ride this is shaping up to be… The Mets will now send Oliver Perez to […]

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The Price Of Failure Can Be Costly

An article by posted on September 27, 2008

The Mets are desperate. “We really, really have put ourselves in a tough spot,” manager Jerry Manuel said. “And we’re the only ones to blame for that. We had opportunities and didn’t get it done.” Desperate times call for desperate measures. The Mets are asking Johan Santana to pitch on three days rest and start in […]

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This September Will Be Different Because Of Santana

An article by posted on September 8, 2008

After last night’s heroics, Carlos Delgado testified to the feeling around the clubhouse this September as opposed to last. “We think we’re as good as anybody,” Delgado said. “We think we’re the team to beat. We think what happened last year is not going to happen again. There’s a different feeling around here.” Dan Graziano […]

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Mike Pelfrey’s Time Is Now

An article by posted on August 29, 2008

Mike Pelfrey is obviously the present and the future of this Mets rotation. With Ollie and Pedro facing free agency, and with John Maine’s shutdown, our Opening Day 2009 rotation is very much up in the air. Barring any major free agent signing (i.e. CC Sabathia), Mike Pelfrey is on pace to become our #2 […]

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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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