Johan Santana

Changes, Changes: My Offseason Plan for the New York Mets

October 27, 2013 // 4 Comments

The Mets have a few glaring needs going into this offseason. Despite the numerous promising young players rising through the minor leagues and onto the 40-man roster, there are a few positions that will need to be filled for the team to be competitive in 2014 and beyond. The foundation seems to be [...]

Johan Santana Out For Year With Re-Torn Anterior Capsule

March 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

Well, if there was a worst-case scenario for the Mets and Johan Santana: this is it. Sandy Alderson announced on SNY this evening that Santana has likely re-torn his anterior capsule in his left shoulder. This is the exact same injury Santana suffered a few years ago that forced him to have surgery [...]

2013 Mets Projection: Johan Santana

February 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

Johan Santana‘s 2012 statistics look awful at first glance. No, they are awful. His 4.85 ERA and 1.33 WHIP are both his worst since becoming a starter. That, combined with the fact that Santana missed the last two months of the season might have you down on the 33 year-old lefty. But when you [...]

Biggest Storylines From This Year In Mets Baseball

December 31, 2012 // 0 Comments

Despite the 74-88 record, it was quite a memorable year for Mets fans, more so than any recent years. This season, we witnessed an amazing story of redemption, a feat that hadn’t been accomplished by any Met, signs of hope for the future, and much more. Let’s look back at some of the [...]

End-Of-Season Grades: Starting Pitchers

October 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

The season ended about three weeks ago and now that we’ve had some time to reflect, it’s time to start handing out grades. This morning, we’ll begin with the starting pitching. The starting pitching exceeded expectations this year. I don’t think anyone thought that Jon Niese [...]

Santana Shut Down: A Blessing In Disguise?

August 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson announced at a press conference yesterday that Johan Santana has been placed on the 15-day Disabled List with inflammation in his lower back retroactive to August 18. Alderson also said that he does not expect Santana to pitch again this season, but said he would be ready for [...]

Series Preview: Mets Head Home For Series With Rockies

August 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

Tonight at 7:10, the Mets begin a four-game series with the Rockies at Citi Field. The Rockies come into this series with a 46-73 record, leaving them with the second worst record in baseball. Despite a roster that includes Carlos Gonzalez, Todd Helton, and Troy Tulowitzki, they have been awful all [...]
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