When the New York Mets decided to shut down Matt Harvey after only ten starts last season, baseball fans across the borough of Queens must have had that uneasy part of deja vu that nobody likes. Understandably, the Mets brass were hesitant to allow their young right-hander to pitch beyond the 59 plus innings that he had already worked, coupled with the team’s recent inability...
Johan Santana will undergo surgery Tuesday to repair a torn anterior capsule in his pitching shoulder.
Team doctor David Altchek, who performed Santana's Sept. 2, 2010 anterior capsule procedure, will operate again on the southpaw.
Santana took 19 months to throw a major league pitch after the first surgery.
Johan Santana's season is likely over now that he has elected to undergo shoulder surgery to repair a torn capsule. It's his second surgery for the injury.
With Johan Santana’s season and possibly career over, it might be time to wonder if the Mets won the trade and subsequent contract signing.
Was he worth it, or does he fall into the Jason Bay-Oliver Perez category?
SANTANA: Bargain or bust?
For the cost of $137.5 million, Santana never pitched in a playoff game for the Mets and each winter his health was in issue. However, it is...
June 1, 2012 is a night permanently engrained in the memory of all Mets fans.
Just like our parents, or grandparents, or even some of us might remember where they were when Kennedy got assassinated, Mets fans will always remember where they were when Johan Santana threw the first no-hitter in franchise history.
For me it was at the Fireplace in Paramus. I was working that night...
Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, does a fine job of explaining why the Mets chose not to insure Johan Santana’s contract.
The Mets will be on the hook for the remaining $31 million owed to Johan Santana because they did not insure the contract. Why?
As premiums have skyrocketed because of escalating salaries and past payouts — such as the bailout when Mo Vaughn was owed $17 million...
The Mets reportedly announced that Johan Santana has a probable re-tear of the anterior capsule in his pitching shoulder. It could be a career-ending injury.
Johan Santana is entering the final year of his 138 million dollar deal he signed with the Mets back in the 2008 off-season.
For every season he has been apart of the Mets, outside of the first one, he has had to head to the DL. For this last season, his DL trip will be at the start of the season instead of his normal DL trip at the end of the season. In fact, one of the years he...
HOW MUCH IS SANTANA CAUSE OF HIS OWN PROBLEMS?
When Johan Santana said he doesn’t know when he will pitch again, it isn’t inconceivable it could be never.
Santana’s left shoulder is not getting better and it isn’t unfair to wonder if the prideful or stubborn lefthander – take your pick – may have committed career suicide on March 3, a quiet Sunday that turned into one...
This morning on Mets Today, it was discovered that the Mets’ club option on Johan Santana for 2014 will turn into a player option if Santana either wins his first National League Cy Young or pitches 215 innings this season. If one of those two admittedly unlikely events occurs, Santana could choose for the Mets to pay him $25 million in 2014, which would hamper the struggling franchise’s...