Johan Santana plans to pitch next season (NBC Sports)

By at 20 August, 2013, 11:16 am

Johan Santana‘s agent gave an update on the left-hander’s status, telling Andy Martino of the New York Daily News that the two-time Cy Young winner plans to pitch next season after missing all of this year following shoulder surgery. Santana will be a free agent after finishing a six-year, $137.5 million contract with the Mets…

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Why 2007 Matt Garza Trade Was More Regretful for Minnesota Twins Than Johan Santana Trade (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 19 July, 2013, 5:27 pm

COMMENTARY | There isn’t a trade in the history of the Minnesota Twins that will be as scrutinized as the Johan Santana trade.

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Could Carlos Beltran Be an Option for the New York Mets in 2014? (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 21 May, 2013, 6:37 am

COMMENTARY | The trials and tribulations of the New York Mets’ outfield has been well-documented. Looking ahead to 2014, who could Sandy Alderson target in the free agent market? The salaries of Johan Santana and Jason Bay are coming off the books, giv…

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Sports Beat “Matt wins the big matchups”

By at 26 April, 2013, 2:07 pm

It’s unlikely that the Mets will be playing meaningful games this coming September but starting pitcher Matt Harvey has singlehandedly given the Flushing faithful a commodity that they have lacked for a long time–hope. Harvey was the Mets’ top pick (seventh overall) in the 2010 Major League baseball amateur draft. Of course given the Mets’ […]

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Why Shaun Marcum’s Presence Will Be Important for a Young Mets Rotation (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 15 April, 2013, 6:47 am

COMMENTARY | Shaun Marcum was the first player the New York Mets signed to a major league contract this past winter, with the right-hander inking a one-year/$4 million pact to pitch for the Amazins in 2013. He was brought on not to replace the wins and…

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Marlins-Mets Preview (The Associated Press)

By at 4 April, 2013, 9:38 pm

Johan Santana is likely out for the entire season, but the New York Mets are off to a strong start thanks to impressive performances from the rotation.

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Johan Santana has shoulder surgery for 2nd time (The Associated Press)

By at 2 April, 2013, 11:31 am

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana has had shoulder surgery for the second time in 31 months.

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Sports Beat “Did Sandy’s impatience hurt Santana?”

By at 2 April, 2013, 8:04 am

Granted, no one should have expected onetime Mets ace Johan Santana to be a difference-maker in 2013. The general consensus from baseball prognosticators is that the Mets would finish in fourth place in the National League East with or without him. In most years, the Mets would be picked to finish in the cellar with […]

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Optimism again for NY Mets with another season home opening win

By at 2 April, 2013, 8:02 am

Perhaps when the New York Mets opened the 2013 season at Citi Field Monday afternoon they resembled teams of the past. One could say the 1982-83 teams at Shea Stadium are comparable, significant, because that became the building block to the championship year of 1986. When the first pitch against the San Diego Padres was […]

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Mets’ Santana to have surgery Tuesday (The SportsXchange)

By at 1 April, 2013, 12:00 pm

The New York Mets announced Monday that left-hander Johan Santana will have season-ending surgery on Tuesday.

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