Tag: Johan Santana

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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Wilpon Joins Alderson In Painting A Better Tomorrow, But I Need More Than Just Talk

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
Wilpon Joins Alderson In Painting A Better Tomorrow, But I Need More Than Just Talk

Fred Wilpon spoke with Steven Marcus of Newsday on Monday and said he is confident in Sandy Alderson’s plan for the Mets. The Mets owner added that things will improve now that the big unproductive contracts are coming off the books. “We’re coming to the end of the time when we have had an overhang of players […]

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Matt Harvey Has Become The New Johan Santana

An article by posted on June 14, 2013 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Has Become The New Johan Santana

Matt Harvey has become the new Johan Santana of the Mets, and that is not in reference to his skills or his emergence into the staff’s ace. Harvey has been lights out all season long, and should have at least ten wins under his belt. However despite his 2.04 ERA, Matt Harvey sits at 5-1 […]

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From Left Field: Would Santana Accept A Minors Deal For 2014?

An article by posted on June 6, 2013 0 Comments
From Left Field: Would Santana Accept A Minors Deal For 2014?

On Monday night, I watch the replay of Johan Santana’s no-hitter on SNY and was just as captivated as the night I watched it live on television. But this time around, I kept thinking to myself what could have been with Santana had his Mets’ tenure not been decimated by injuries. Then I of course […]

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How The Mets Landed Matt Harvey

An article by posted on June 5, 2013 0 Comments
How The Mets Landed Matt Harvey

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports has a must-read article on the events that led to the Mets decision to select Matt Harvey in the 2010 Draft. All the Mets’ key scouts and honchos at the time — from area scout Marlon McPhail all the way to then-GM Omar Minaya — endorsed Harvey, who has yet […]

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Who Carried The Mets Lunchpail In May?

An article by posted on June 1, 2013 0 Comments
Who Carried The Mets Lunchpail In May?

Daniel Murphy’s college coach called him Joe Lunchpail; a blue collar guy who, for his age, “… knows as much about hitting as anybody out there,” said Terry Alexander, Jacksonville University Dolphins. “He wants to take it to a science.” Murphy hit .317 during the month of May, including 10 doubles. He is second in […]

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MMO Flashback: NO-HAN!!! SANTANA TOSSES METS FIRST NO-HITTER!!!

An article by posted on June 1, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: NO-HAN!!! SANTANA TOSSES METS FIRST NO-HITTER!!!

OMG – OMG – OMG!!! UNBELIEVABLE!!!! DON’T MESS WITH THE NO-HAN!!!! After 8,019 regular season games spanning 50 years without a no-hitter in Mets history,Johan Santana tossed the Mets’ first no-hitter Friday in a 8-0 win over the Cardinals. The Cy Young Award winning southpaw tossed 134 pitches in the effort, and was simply brilliant, pitching the best […]

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The 2013 Mets Are Suffering From A Lack Of Accountability

An article by posted on May 23, 2013 0 Comments
The 2013 Mets Are Suffering From A Lack Of Accountability

Matt Harvey has it. So does David Wright. Ike Davis tried to show it Wednesday, but only had warning track power. It is accountability, which is the backbone to admit screwing up. We certainly didn’t see any the past few days from the Knicks, so let’s turn to the Mets. After losing Thursday to the […]

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Time to End the Collins Era and Bring On Backman

An article by posted on May 16, 2013 0 Comments
Time to End the Collins Era and Bring On Backman

The Terry Collins era was always going to go down as the bridge to brighter days. How else could you explain Sandy Alderson making Collins his first manager with the track record he possessed three years ago? Collins oversaw teams collapse in Houston and Anaheim, with the latter resulting in a mutiny. He was well-placed […]

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