Johan Santana

No-Han, Five Years Later: Where Are They Now?

Today, we celebrate the five-year anniversary of one of the most unforgettable moments in New York Mets history. On June 1, 2012, Johan Santana threw the first no-hitter in franchise history, 51 years and 8,020 games into the team’s existence. The entire game was a heart-stopping thrill ride, and one of the most incredible and […]

MLB: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets

Yoenis Cespedes and the statistically inevitable injury

Now that we have a 10-day disabled list, some teams have been very proactive about using it. A player needs at least three days to recover? Take 10! After all, it’s early in the season. Better for players to take it early now instead of trying to play through an injury and making it worse. […]

MLB: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies

Game recap April 10: 24 Amazin’ Hours With Jacob deGrom and Jay Bruce

Last night, the Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies by a score of 4-3 at Citizens Bank Park. We’ll take you from Sunday night to Monday night. Sunday 10:45 p.m.: In their Sunday Night Baseball matchup on ESPN, the Mets defeated the Marlins by a score of 5 to 2. Noah Syndergaard pitched 7 exceptional innings […]

MLB: Spring Training-New York Mets at St. Louis Cardinals

Statistically Projecting Mets Position Player Injuries for 2017 (Part 1)

After the 2010 season, Jeff Zimmerman posted a series of articles on FanGraphs using regression models to try and predict the probability that a starting pitcher would get injured. It makes a lot of sense that he’d focus on pitchers. After all, the saying is “pitchers break.” Yet for the 2016 Mets, “everyone breaks” may […]

MLB: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets

Everyone Had Surgery

Well that was brutal, if not entirely unexpected. The Mets made a great push toward the playoffs this year, but in the end, there was a bit too much to overcome. Now the real work begins. While the MLB’s other top teams wear themselves out this postseason the Mets can take advantage of the time […]

MLB: NLDS-New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers

The Worst Mets Injuries

“Worst” depends on the context. The early-1990s pinned their post-Worst Team Money Could Buy hopes on three pitching prospects — Paul Wilson, Bill Pulsipher and Jason Isringhausen — who’d laid waste to minor-league hitters. Two elbow tears and a shoulder surgery later, “Generation K” became less popular with crotchety Mets fans than Millennials. Those injuries […]

MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets

Rainout Recap July 25: Mother Nature Halts Start of Important Homestand

Set to kick off their first homestand since the All-Star break on Monday night at Citi Field, the New York Mets (52-45) will have to wait another day to take on the St. Louis Cardinals (52-46). The series opener was officially postponed just minutes before the scheduled start time, as heavy rains continued to move […]