Tag: John Maine

Mets Need To Make More Changes

An article by posted on October 19, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets make 2 important changes by firing Omar Minaya and Jerry Manuel.  Not much has happened since.  As the Mets take their sweet time looking for a general manager there are still a lot more changes that need to be made. 1) The Ballpark: Citi Field is just too big! I know we’ve been […]

Continue Reading »

Add Mike Nickeas To Mets September Callups

An article by posted on September 2, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have added minor league catcher Mike Nickeas to the major-league roster. The third September call-up will join the Mets here on Thursday. His name is Mike Nickeas. He is a 27-year-old catcher who began the year in Double A. To make room for Nickeas on the 40-man roster, the team transferred John Maine […]

Continue Reading »

Does A Healthy Johan Mean The Mets Don’t Need Another Top Starter?

An article by posted on August 23, 2010 0 Comments

I just read a new post from Ted Berg on his blog Ted Quarters. Basically Ted says that he cares more about Johan Santana being right than Santana’s wins and losses. All I know is that, in a season when the Mets’ wins and losses don’t really matter a hell of a lot anymore, I care […]

Continue Reading »

Will A Trade Make Sense This Year For The Mets?

An article by posted on July 27, 2010 0 Comments

In 2007, 2008 and now in 2010 the Mets needed to upgrade their team during the season by making a trade.  In 2007 the Mets needed to add a starter to the rotation.  They did not add a starting pitcher and wound up having an epic collapse.  The Mets didn’t end making trade as Omar […]

Continue Reading »

John Maine Out For Season After Shoulder Surgery

An article by posted on July 24, 2010 0 Comments

Andy Martino of the Daily News is reporting that John Maine underwent arthroscopic surgery to clean out scar tissue from his right shoulder, and will miss the remainder of this season. John Maine had arthroscopic surgery yesterday to clean scar tissue in his right shoulder. Out for season. Maine was last seen pitching in a game […]

Continue Reading »

Why Mets Should Be Buyers AND Sellers at the Deadline

An article by posted on July 20, 2010 0 Comments

Even when the Mets sputtered into the All-Star break, the most skeptical of fans had to admit that this team still had a chance at either a division crown or a wild-card spot. While the offense might have been inconsistent, the bullpen not always reliable, and the manager a strategic misfit, the Mets still boasted […]

Continue Reading »

John Maine Will Be Shutdown

An article by posted on June 23, 2010 0 Comments

According to Andy Martino of the Daily News via Twitter, John Maine received the second opinion on his shoulder today and it was confirmed there is no structural damage. He does have fairly serious shoulder tendinitis and he’s gonna have to shut it down for awhile. The Mets also released a statement saying that Maine, Omar […]

Continue Reading »

I Hate To Bring This Up, But…..

An article by posted on June 23, 2010 0 Comments

This is one of those posts that may incite a riot, but I’ll knock wood, and cross my fingers and toes when I say what I have to say…..that the Mets have had no serious injuries yet this season to key players.  We won’t count Carlos Beltran, who had surgery back in January, or Jose […]

Continue Reading »

John Maine The New Tenant Of The Doghouse

An article by posted on June 22, 2010 0 Comments

It looks like John Maine’s career with the New York Mets and perhaps in baseball is close to coming to an end.  The last 2 seasons have been a disaster for the pitcher.  I have defended him many times on this site and others.  I don’t exactly know why but I’ve always had a bit […]

Continue Reading »

Maine Closing In On Return To Mets

An article by posted on June 14, 2010 0 Comments

In a rehab start for Double-A Binghamton yesterday, John Maine pitched four scoreless innings allowing just one hit and two walks, while striking out five. According to Anthony Coleman of the Trenton Times, Maine’s velocity topped out at 88 mph. Maine didn’t seem too concerned. “I don’t really worry about velocity. It’s just looking at swings, […]

Continue Reading »