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The Mets finally confirmed the obvious and said Johan Santana won’t be on the Opening Day roster. Considering he hadn’t thrown since his look-at-me-I’m-angry stunt, March 6, there was no suspense to this move.
“He’s not where he needs to be in his long-toss program,’’ manager Terry Collins told reporters in one of spring trainings’ biggest understatements. “Even if it’s next week, he’s not going to open with us. He’s going to have to get himself ready. And that’s going to certainly determine on a daily basis where he is. But we’ll be gone. I’ll have to monitor it by the phone.’’
Collins said Santana is staying in Port St. Lucie until he’s ready, which could be up to a month. Collins dodged the inevitable question of whether Santana’s stunt sabotaged his efforts to be ready.
“It’s hard to say it was a setback. I just think he wanted to prove his arm was OK, that his arm was healthy,’’ Collins said. “Instead of trying to make sure and not let all this other stuff
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There is a conspiracy theory everywhere you look. I read one suggesting the Mets made David Wright captain to divert attention away from the field, where they are projected to be bad. Very bad.
C’mon. Are you serious? How long do you think that will last? With virtually no hope given to the Mets this year, they’ll be coming out to see Wright and the young players such as Matt...
The New York Mets are waiting to see how Shaun Marcum's shoulder responds to a cortisone injection designed to help his shoulder. The new Mets' pitcher has been diagnosed with a shoulder impingement says Mike Puma of the New York Post.
Shaun Marcum had a cortisone shot in right shoulder yesterday. Will be skipped in rotation. More to come ...
— Mike Puma (@NYPost_Mets...
The Mets made it official this afternoon and named David Wright the team’s captain, joining a select group that includes John Franco, Keith Hernandez and Gary Carter.
“This is probably one of the proudest days of my career so far,” Wright said. “I’m honored and very proud to be on that short list of guys that have been considered captain of this franchise. For me,...
It’s long been said that sequels are rarely ever as good as the original. It’s an undeniable truth. Of course there are exceptions like The Empire Strikes Back or The Godfather: Part Two, but for the most part sequels genuinely suck, to put it bluntly.
No-Han was everything any Met fan could have ever hoped for last season and when it happened there wasn’t a dry eye in the...
For the last several years, David Wright has been the leader of the New York Mets. The Mets decided to finally make it official, naming the star third baseman the fourth captain in team history, MetsBlog.com reports. Wright, who just signed an eight year contract in the offseason, becomes the first team captain for the [...]
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In the second hour of the Open Mike program, Michael Cohen goes head to head against Mike Sanfillipo in a battle of the Mets’ fans!! Did David Wright throw the Wilpon’s under the bus with his comments following his 5 RBI performance in the WBC? Will the Mets ever spend money to help him out? Michael also welcomes Karen Vankat in to discuss the Yankees. Open Mike 03-13-13 pt2...
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Yesterday the New York Mets named third baseman David Wright captain. Wright has decided not to wear the “C” on his jersey, though he still has that leadership role. This brought up the question should the Phillies name a player captain?
At the very beginning of Spring Training closer Jonathan Papelbon questioned the Phillies’ leadership. He had said that last season he did...
The worst-case scenario seems imminent for the Mets.
They faced a myriad of pitching questions entering spring training, including: Johan Santana’s availability after shoulder surgery; Dillon Gee coming off surgery to repair an injury to his shoulder; and injury-prone Shaun Marcum.
All three have been answered in the negative.
One would think a free agent would report to camp in...
Murphy and Wright are staring the DL in the face due to intercostal injuries.
It’s starting to look more and more like Daniel Murphy will begin the 2013 season on the disabled list. Terry Collins had recently stated that if Murphy didn’t play in a major league level tune-up by this coming weekend, that he didn’t think he would be ready for the Opening Day. There is virtually...
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Terry Collins just announced that the Mets have named David Wright the captain of the New York Mets.
Wright becomes the fourth captain in team history, joining Keith Hernandez, Gary Carter, and John Franco.
“This is probably one of the proudest days of my career so far,” Wright said.
“To be viewed in this light – by ownership, by Sandy and the front office...
The 2013 All-World Baseball Classic team was announced Wednesday, and the squad is riddled with Mets both current and former alike.
Of course “Captain America” aka David Wright, who’s .438 batting average and 10 RBIs earned him the nickname made the team. Wright was also the only American to make the cut.
From the reigning champion Dominican Republic, former Met spark plug...
Without David Wright and Daniel Murphy available because of strained intercostal muscles, manager Terry Collins doesn’t have much to work with regarding his everyday line-up, which seems to change every day.
Here’s today’s Mets-Cardinals lineup and how it might translate to the regular season:
Marlon Byrd, rf: If Jordany Valdespin makes the team as it appears, he’ll lead...
Shaun Marcum gave the Mets another pitcher to worry about. Alex White could be the answer to the Astros'
Marcum headed to New York for a cortisone shot in his right shoulder while the Mets were beating the Houston Astros 7-5 Wednesday.
Manager Terry Collins expects the right-hander to return for another spring training start early next week.
''He said he gets it every...