Browsing All posts tagged under »Johan Santana«

Should the Mets break up their core?

November 12, 2010 by

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Each year that the Mets fail to reach the playoffs, critics say the solution is to break up the core of the team. If the Mets cannot advance to the post-season with Carlos Beltran, Jose Reyes, Johan Santana and David Wright, the belief goes, then the team should trade one or more of them to […]

End of season report card for the Mets

October 8, 2010 by

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For a season that opened up with hope, and which was carried to the All-Star break, the Mets once again flamed out and disappointed their fans and had their second consecutive losing season (79-83). Change is now on the horizon as GM Omar Minaya and manager Jerry Manuel were given their pink slips on Monday. […]

Should Reyes & Santana be shut down?

September 7, 2010 by

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As the season mercifully comes to a close, the Mets have two cornerstone players in Jose Reyes and Johan Santana that are battling nagging injuries. Perhaps the best course of action calls for shutting them down for the season. That course of action may not be a popular one, but it may be the right […]

Santana vs. Sabathia

August 29, 2010 by

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Editor’s Note: The chart listed below is not the same as the one on the original site because I could not get it to copy over. All of the numbers are the same – the layout is different. “Below is a comparison between Santana’s season and CC Sabathia‘s season, who earned his 18th win of […]

Pelfrey closing in on rare feat

August 28, 2010 by

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With a little over a month left in the 2010 season, Mike Pelfrey is closing in on a feat last accomplished in 2003. He has a legitimate chance to be the team leader in wins on a pitching staff that includes Johan Santana. Pelfrey turned in eight scoreless innings on Friday night to match a […]

Mets pitchers and Quality Starts

August 18, 2010 by

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The Mets’ offensive troubles have become the story of the season and have overshadowed some terrific pitching performances. How many times have pitchers ended up with no-decisions in games where they pitched brilliantly? Here is a chart of all Mets starters, their Quality Starts and decisions in those games. Name Quality Starts QS Record Johan […]

Breaking Point

August 6, 2010 by

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Three things to look for in Philadelphia series As the Mets head to Philadelphia for yet another key three-game series with the Phillies, the season may be hanging in the balance. At 54-54 and eight games back of the Braves, it’s gut check time for the Mets. We’re approaching do or die time. After an […]