Randy Niemann

(credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Mets’ Johan Santana ‘Very Pleased’ With St. Lucie Rehab Start

Johan Santana didn’t take very long to get used to the mound again. The on-the-mend left-hander made his first start for the Mets in almost 11 months, throwing three scoreless innings for Class-A St. Lucie on Thursday night.


(credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Santana Upbeat After Latest Bullpen Session

The latest workout by the New York Mets ace came before their game against the Florida Marlins on Sunday. Barring a setback, he’s expected to begin a minor-league rehabilitation assignment in the next few days.


Bob Melvin (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images), Wally Backman (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews), Chip Hale (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Coleman’s Corner: Mets’ First Interviews

The Mets will commence the managerial derby on Thursday and Friday of this week. Brooklyn Cyclones manager Wally Backman and third base coach Chip Hale are at the top of the internal list.