Tag: Johan Santana

Having Cash vs Spending Cash: There Is A Difference You Know…

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
Having Cash vs Spending Cash: There Is A Difference You Know…

The top of the food chain on the New York Mets have been out in full force the past 4-5 days with one clear and concise message, “We have plenty of money to spend, and we’re gonna spend it… maybe.” In a series of four separate broadcast interviews and two print interviews, Fred and Jeff […]

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Best and Worst Moments of the Mets First Half

An article by posted on July 18, 2013 0 Comments
Best and Worst Moments of the Mets First Half

I asked some of our writers what they felt were the Best and Worst moments for the Mets in the first half, and it looks like the consensus for the best was when we swept the Yankees and the Empire State Building was brightly lit up in Blue and Orange. Daniel Nelson Best Moment: I’d […]

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Where’s Jerry Koosman AND Ed Kranepool?

An article by posted on July 16, 2013 0 Comments
Where’s Jerry Koosman AND Ed Kranepool?

That’s the cover of this year’s Mets Media Guide. I was taking a look at it this morning and thought I spotted a curious omission. Before you read any further, take a look and see if you can spot it too… Here is who is featured on the cover starting at the top and going […]

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Featured Post: Reasons For Jeremy Hefner’s Marked Improvement

An article by posted on July 14, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Reasons For Jeremy Hefner’s Marked Improvement

Jeremy Hefner was drafted by the Mets out of high school in the 46th round of the 2004 June amateur draft.  He chose not to sign.  One year later, the Mets selected Hefner in the 48th round of the June amateur draft.  Once again, Hefner did not sign.  Instead, he transferred from small Seminole State […]

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Jeremy Hefner: The Improbable Dream

An article by posted on July 13, 2013 0 Comments
Jeremy Hefner: The Improbable Dream

Starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner didn’t come to the Mets with all hype and bravado of an elite pitching prospect the way that his teammates Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler did. In fact, most never even gave him a chance to be in the rotation until news broke during spring training, that Johan Santana would be out for the […]

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Pitch Counts: Are They Good For The Game?

An article by posted on July 12, 2013 0 Comments
Pitch Counts: Are They Good For The Game?

There was some talk the past couple of days regarding Matt Harvey‘s pitch count, and an 210 innings limit that Sandy Alderson mentioned about a month ago. That innings cap would have Harvey’s season end approximately two weeks before the end of the regular season. Joe D. also pointed out that it seems like Harvey’s effectiveness declines […]

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Walkoff Sac Fly Gives Cyclones Extra-Innings Win

An article by posted on July 4, 2013 0 Comments
Walkoff Sac Fly Gives Cyclones Extra-Innings Win

It really should have been Johan Santana dangling left arm night based on his injury history with the Mets, but instead Wednesday night at MCU Park in Coney Island was Johan Santana bobblehead night. And the Brooklyn Cyclones did not disappoint, as the team scratched out a 2-1 victory over the Staten Island Yankees in […]

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Don’t Expect Mets To Add A Carlos Gonzalez-Type Outfielder

An article by posted on July 1, 2013 0 Comments
Don’t Expect Mets To Add A Carlos Gonzalez-Type Outfielder

The Mets aren’t expecting a significant building block like a Carlos Gonzalez-type outfielder to land in their laps before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, according to Mike Puma of the New York Post. “I don’t think that’s something for right now,” a club official said yesterday. “That’s probably something more for the offseason.” It […]

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Baseball’s All-Time Underachievers: 2006-2008 Mets?

An article by posted on June 28, 2013 0 Comments
Baseball’s All-Time Underachievers: 2006-2008 Mets?

Ken Davidoff of the NY Post ranked his Top 5 All-Time MLB Underachievers and listed the 2006-2008 Mets second behind the 1980s Expos. About why he chose the Mets, he writes: 2000s Mets. Carlos Beltran would be a Hall of Famer if he retired today. David Wright is on a Cooperstown track. Carlos Delgado probably […]

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Wheeler Deals, Mets Sweep Braves In Nightcap, 6-1

An article by posted on June 19, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Deals, Mets Sweep Braves In Nightcap, 6-1

On a day billed as Super Tuesday, the Real Deal and the Wheel Deal became running mates that Mets fans hope to support for years to come.  Just hours after Matt Harvey held the Braves hitless into the seventh inning, Zack Wheeler kept Atlanta off the scoreboard through six frames, picking up the victory in […]

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