Tag: John Maine

Injury Checklist

An article by posted on August 5, 2009 0 Comments

If you were watching today’s game when Gary Sheffield left the bases with apparent leg stiffness, Gary and Ron were reciting the litany of Met injuries, and having trouble remembering all of them. That got me wondering who has not been injured out of the Opening Day roster. Take a look: Out of the Opening […]

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Can The Mets Return To Form In August?

An article by posted on August 3, 2009 0 Comments

Every time an updated injury report is released, August appears to be the month circled for the majority of the disabled players to make their return to the Mets.  What will this mean for the players who have been thrust into everyday roles over the past few months?  Let’s start analyzing what August has in […]

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Reyes Getting Better, Maine Getting Worse

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

Today brings with it some assorted good and bad news about injured players. SS Jose Reyes ran the bases for the first time since his leg injury (tendinitis), and took fielding and throwing practice. Reyes ran from first to third, and is likely to run full-speed on Saturday. If his Saturday outing goes well, he […]

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Omar’s Conference Call From Hell

An article by posted on July 16, 2009 0 Comments

Okay so it’s not really the conference call from hell, but lately doesn’t it seem like Omar’s become the harbinger of death whenever he addresses the media? Today he had another one of those conference calls where he throws an unexpected curveball at us, or was it a spitter? There are many versions out there […]

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John Maine Shut Down With Shoulder Pain

An article by posted on June 26, 2009 0 Comments

According to a team press release, Mets right-hander John Maine, who was supposed to continue a minor-league rehabilitation assignment Saturday, instead will not pick up a ball for a week because of recurring discomfort in his shoulder.Maine (5-4 with a 4.52 ERA) called his injury “a little bit of a pinched nerve” and conceded he […]

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DL Notes: Maine, Perez

An article by posted on June 21, 2009 0 Comments

John Maine will throw a rehab start this week, with the goal of returning next weekend. If Maine’s rehab start goes well, then he will take Tim Redding’s start on Saturday against the Yankees, with Redding moved to long relief. Our other injured starter, Oliver Perez will begin a rehab assignment Monday in Port St. […]

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Tomorrows Probable Pitchers: John Maine vs Oliver Perez

An article by posted on June 17, 2009 0 Comments

Adam Rubin of the Daily News, checks in on Oliver Perez and John Maine who are both rehabbing in Port St. Lucie. Rubin writes, Oliver Perez and John Maine will oppose each other in a makeshift game in Port St. Lucie tomorrow involving extended spring training players, pitching coach Dan Warthen told the Daily News. […]

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Mets Should Consider Dealing For Brad Penny

An article by posted on June 12, 2009 0 Comments

With the news that John Maine has been placed on the disabled list with what Omar Minaya calls “weakness and fatigue”, can we now seriously consider the need for another starting pitcher? Who knows when John Maine will come back. If we were to go by what he said last night it would leave us once […]

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John Maine Placed on the DL

An article by posted on June 11, 2009 0 Comments

SNY reports that Omar Minaya announced tonight that John Maine has been placed on the disabled list. Maine was diagnosed with fatigue and weakness in his shoulder. He was originally scheduled to pitch tomorrow and was pushed back to Saturday to give him an extra day of rest. Maine was coming off his worst start of the […]

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John Maine: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

An article by posted on June 8, 2009 0 Comments

Ask any Mets fan what he or she thinks of John Maine and you will most likely get a similar response. “He’s not bad.” “He’s okay.” “He has potential.” “He’s a good # 3.” Many years ago Tom Petty wrote a song entitled, ‘The Waiting (Is the Hardest Part.)’ After 80+ starts, we are still […]

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It Feels Like September in June

An article by posted on June 3, 2009 0 Comments

Now, as Jose Reyes is put on the DL and viruses and other nagging injuries are affecting more of the Mets, it feels like they are all jumping overboard while that big ship known as the Philadelphia Phillies has just blown right by, making the water choppy around those NYM lifeboats.

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