Originally written on Metstradamus  |  Last updated 7/21/12
This sucks. This really, really sucks.Before we divulge into the most recent New York Mets' loss, it is important to point out that Johan Santana has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. Santana was placed on the DL with a "right ankle sprain." WHAT? Yesterday, it was reported that Santana was "okay" and his poor performance was a result of him not executing his pitches. Johan has been experiencing discomfort in his ankle since July 6, when Cubs outfielder Reed Johnson stepped on Santana's ankle on a play at first base.And if that wasn't bad enough for you, then this will surely make your blood boil. Jeremy Hefner has been called up from Triple-A Buffalo and put in the bullpen. Wait, we haven't gotten to the bad news yet. Rather than start Hefner on Saturday, the Mets send out Miguel Batista to the mound for the first pitch. Yup, Miguel Batista.Batista allowed one run in the first inning after a series of "boo"s from the crowd at Citi Field. After a scoreless second, Batista all...
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