Found June 08, 2012 on Long Island Met Fan:
Tonight: Johan Santana (3-2, 2.38) vs. Hiroki Kuroda (4-6, 3.82). Kuroda has a ERA north of 7 in the first inning. The Mets have handed him him 5 times. Santana is going for his 3rd complete game in a row coming off his incredible First Mets no hitter. Saturday: Dillion Gee  (4-3, 4.48) vs. Phil Hughes (5-5, 4.96) .Hughes pitched well in his last start. Sunday: lefty Niese  (4-2, 4.11)

Santana's future in fate's hands

Every once in a while you run across a landmark moment in a baseball season, so compelling it becomes larger than life and, yes, even larger than an in-your-grill tabloid headline. It'd be one thing to obsess over this weekend's Subway Series -- the Yankees and Mets are the Saudi Arabia of rivalries, an endless resource -- but the most important story will occur Friday night...

Mets To Sell No-Hitters Tickets Starting Monday – Only $50 Each Plus S&H!

METS TO SELL TICKETS FROM JOHAN SANTANA’S NO-HITTER Purchase Tickets From the Historic Game for $50 Each Season Ticket Holders to Receive Complimentary Reprints, 40-Game, 20-Game, 15-Game, and 6-Game Plan & Pack Holders to Receive Discounts No-Hitter Ticket Offer Starts This Monday, June 11 at 10:00 a.m. on FLUSHING, N.Y., June 7, 2012 – The New York Mets today...

"Rusty" Santana gets lit up by Yankees

One week after Johan Santana threw the first no-hitter in franchise history, it was the Mets who found themselves in danger of being no-hit. Santana struggled mightily in his encore start at Yankee Stadium, serving up back-to-back-to-back home runs in the third inning Friday and four homers total during a 9-1 loss to the Yankees. Santana appeared to pick up right where he left...

Hiroki Kuroda, the poem

From Binghamton to SarasotaWe Yankee fans mix gin with soda. Chaos, we have reached our quota. Uncertainty, thy name’s Kuroda. One day he could strike out Yogi. Next day, he’s a double-bogey. Every night, it’s karaoke. Who is this guy, our Hiroki? Perhaps some wise, old pitching YodaKnows why he can’t beat Minnesota, Then laps the Mets in his Toyota. Uncertainty...

Mets-Yankees Preview

Johan Santana made history the last time he took the mound. A win over the New York Yankees might be satisfying enough this time. Coming off the first no-hitter in the history of the New York Mets, Santana will be well-rested when he takes the mound at Yankee Stadium on Friday night for the first installment of the 2012 Subway Series. Santana (3-2, 2.38 ERA) cemented his status...

Subway Series Game Preview: Mets @ Yankees

The natural story line for this game would be Subway Series, is Interleague play relevant, last actual event of interleague play, blah blah. However, today the story line is Johan Santana. Eight days ago Johan made history as he became the first pitcher in Mets history to throw a no-hitter and raise the spirits of queens. On a week’s rest after throwing more pitches than he has...

Yankees rough up Santana, Mets

NEW YORK -- Only a few innings in, the question for Johan Santana became not how many hits he would give up, but how many home runs. The buzz from Santana throwing the first no-hitter in New York Mets history last Friday ended with a thud Friday night in the Subway Series opener at Yankee Stadium. The New York Yankees slammed him back to reality in a 9-1 win as Robinson Cano...

Subway Series Take II: Mets Seek To Even Score V. Yanks: Mets Lineup Vs. Yankees - June 9, 2012

  The Mets were taken down a peg last night by the Yankees in an embarrassing performance by Johan Santana and his mates. Tonight the Mets look for revenge as Dillion Gee opposes Phil Hughes. Once again Lucas Duda will DH and Captain Kirk will patrol RF, as the injured Omar Quintanilla will start at SS. Last night's game isn't as cataclysmic as the sports papers and...

Mariners throw combined no-hitter

Six Mariners pitchers combined on a no-hitter of the Dodgers during a 1-0 win in Interleague play. The team's starter got hurt.

Yankees 9, Mets 1

NEW YORK -- Only a few innings in, the question for Johan Santana became not how many hits he would give up, but how many home runs. Robinson Cano homered twice, and combined with Nick Swisher and Andruw Jones for three straight homers in the third inning as the New York Yankees thrashed Santana and the New York Mets, 9-1, Friday night at Yankee Stadium. To further humble Santana...

Subways Series: Yankees Girardi might change his answer

Girardi & Collins - 06-08-2012 Before the Yankees 9-1 blowout of the Mets in the first game of the Subway Series, I had the opportunity to meet the both New York skippers at a Dunkin Donuts promotional event at The Stadium. Joe Girardi and Terry Collins were all smiles but my guess is the Mets skipper is not so happy after the Bombers took batting practice on his ace Johan Santana...

Subway Series Game 1: Forgettable night for Mets

There was only one positive thing about attending another Met game with Squawker Lisa that ended in a shambles for my team. Lisa spent two innings on a long, slow-moving drink line because she wanted to check out the Malibu party deck and got back to our seats in the top of the sixth. She looked at the scoreboard and said, "Holy bleep, it's still a no-hitter!" On the...
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