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Johan Santana

Bad News For The Mets

AP | By RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.28.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Johan Santana's left shoulder has failed him again. Now he must decide if he has the stomach for another grueling comeback. ...

Trade Deadline Can't Come Soon Enough for New York Mets Fans

Ben Berkon | Posted 05.18.2013 | Sports
Ben Berkon

s etched in stone as the Mets' poor fate seems to be, there are some key future dates that will help shed light on the team's actual chances this coming season.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.13.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Pittsburgh wide receiver Mike Wallace jumps to Miami. Veteran tight end Tony Gonzalez will return for another season in Atlanta.

Mets Shut Down Johan Santana

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.22.2012 | Sports

Johan Santana will not throw the second no-hitter in Mets' history this season. Nor will he likely throw another pitch during the 2012 campaign. Me...

What's Up With All The Perfect Games?

AP | HOWIE RUMBERG | Posted 08.16.2012 | Sports

-- Twenty-seven up, 27 down. Again. Seattle's Felix Hernandez threw Major League Baseball's third perfect game of the season Wednesday – a recor...

Santana Sidelined: Mets Ace On DL

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 07.21.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Johan Santana is taking a break, whether he wants to or not. The two-time Cy Young Award winner was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sa...

Cubs Top Sloppy Mets, Wood Sharp For 7 Innings

AP | Posted 06.26.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Joe Mather homered and Travis Wood outpitched Johan Santana, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-1 victory over the New York Mets on Monday nig...

Confessions of a Mets Addict

Howard Barbanel | Posted 08.13.2012 | Sports
Howard Barbanel

Met fans experience emotions that whipsaw from agony to ecstasy at speeds analogous to the mood swings of a newly menopausal woman. Hot flashes followed by rapid crashes are not uncommon in either situation.

Santana's No-Hitter Breaking Records in the Ticket After After Market

Jesse Lawrence | Posted 08.06.2012 | Sports
Jesse Lawrence

As far as actively traded ticket stubs go, we believe Johan Santana's no hitter is proving to be the most expensive after-after market in history.

So This Is What a No-Hitter Feels Like

Greg W. Prince | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports
Greg W. Prince

Johan did it. He really did it. On June 1, 2012, against the highly decorated and undeniably skilled defending world champion St. Louis Cardinals, Johan Santana pitched nine innings without giving up a hit while the Mets scored a bunch of runs.

St. Louis Paper Mocks Santana's No-Hitter

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.04.2012 | Sports

The so-called "human element" that Major League Baseball would have you believe is so essential to the spirt of the game was all over the place in Que...

Life as a Mets Fan With the No-Hitter Streak

Joshua Lamel | Posted 08.03.2012 | Sports
Joshua Lamel

At the core of being a Met fan is the no-hitter streak. It is hard to understand. The streak defies logic. Names like Gooden, Seaver, Koosman, Cone, Viola, Hampton, Leiter and El Sid are etched in Met fan memories, and none ever did what Johan Santana did Friday night.

Beltran Robbed Of Hit During Santana's No-No

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 06.02.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Carlos Beltran was honest: Sometimes he misses New York – and sometimes he doesn't. His return to the Big Apple turned into quite a...

Johan Santana Throws First No-Hitter In Mets History

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 08.01.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — For more than 50 years, the New York Mets chased that elusive no-hitter. Johan Santana finally finished the job. Santana pitched the...

AT LAST! Johan Santana Throws First No-Hitter In Mets History

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.01.2012 | Sports

Johan Santana has thrown the first no-hitter in the history of the New York Mets. The 33-year-old ace of the Mets' staff went the distance against the...

Santana Shows He Can Still Dominate

AP | RICK FREEMAN | Posted 07.26.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Johan Santana pitched a satisfying shutout and the Mets batters showed they can carry New York without needing David Wright to excel ...

Santana Lifts Mets In Return

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 04.05.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Johan Santana pitched five innings of two-hit ball in his long-awaited return from shoulder surgery and David Wright hit an RBI single to ...

Mets: Addressing Doubts Concerning Johan Santana

Steven Hirsch | Posted 06.02.2012 | Sports
Steven Hirsch

Not having pitched a game since September 2, 2010 due to shoulder surgery, the beginning of the 2012 season will clearly be transition time for Santana as he adjusts to pitching in Major League situations again.

Mets Pick Johan For Opening Day

AP | Posted 06.01.2012 | Sports

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — After a spring full of injury-related news, finally some relief for the New York Mets: Johan Santana will start on openi...

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Len Berman | Posted 04.23.2012 | New York
Len Berman

It ranks third, right behind "Win one for the Gipper" and "Tippecanoe and Tyler too." Mets manager Terry Collins says the message he wants to deliver is, "We're better than people think we are."

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Len Berman | Posted 10.03.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Who needs the NBA? Having their players is just fine. Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant put on quite a show the other night at Harlem's famed Rucker Park. He scored a cool 66 points.

Star Pitcher's Comeback Stalls

AP | By MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 10.03.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Johan Santana's comeback from shoulder surgery has stalled. The New York Mets ace was scratched from his next scheduled rehab start becau...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Jets, despite the labor dispute, continue to lead the league in quotes.

Report: Attorney Rips ESPN For Revealing Identity Of Rape Accuser | 11/10/2010 3:30 PM PST by TMZ Staff   | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ESPN is being called out by the attorney for the woman accusing New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana of rape ... accusing the network of "irresponsible...

Mets: The Case for Bobby Valentine

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

The Mets do not need another easy going, laid back manager who will always be calm and collected no matter how bad things get. They need someone with fire and aggression.