Sandy Alderson On WFAN: 'Now We're Entering A New Phase' "I think now we're entering a new phase where the short-term becomes somewhat more important than the long-term," Alderson said. "And that's how we're going to go at it."
Report: Mets Expect Matt Harvey To Undergo Tommy John Surgery For now, the 24-year-old Harvey and the Mets hope that he will be able to avoid reconstruction surgery on the ulnar collateral ligament. A full prognosis will not be made until swelling in the elbow goes down in about two weeks.
Keidel: It's A Dark Day For The Dark Knight And His Fans You don't have to be a Mets fan to feel the loss. No one wins here. Even the most ardent Yankees groupie can find no humor in this. The city loses, the sport loses -- and, as always, the Mets lose.
Tiger Tops Forbes' List Of Highest-Paid Athletes; A-Rod Comes In At No. 18 New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was tops among the 27 baseball players on the list and No. 18 overall with $30.3 million, although he is currently facing the possibility of a 100-game suspension.
Mayweather Jr. Named Highest-Earning Athlete In America By SI; A-Rod, Johan Crack Top 15Locally, the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez (out until after the All-Star break) came in at No. 9 and the Mets' Johan Santana (out for the season) came in at No. 13. Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter (out until after the All-Star break) is No. 19.
Kallet: Despite Mets' Strong Start, Abysmal Back End Of Rotation Could Doom Club In A HurryThe back end of New York's rotation has been predictably abysmal. Dillon Gee, Jeremy Hefner and Aaron Laffey -- the current No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 starters -- have a combined 6.23 ERA in 23 2/3 innings pitched.
Harvey Throws A No-Hitter Into The 7th Inning As Mets Win 4-2Matt Harvey didn't allow a hit until Justin Morneau homered off the right-field foul pole with two outs in the seventh inning and led the New York Mets over the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Saturday.
Mets' Marcum Scratched From Simulated Game, Unlikely To Start Sunday
Palladino: Harvey's Turn To Shine In Mets' Young 1-2 Punch Not to put any undue pressure on Matt Harvey, but a well-thrown game against the Padres today would look awfully nice for the top of that Mets rotation.
Mets Starter Johan Santana Has Shoulder Surgery For 2nd TimeThe Mets said the 34-year-old left-hander was operated on Tuesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery.
Stellar Start From Niese, Balanced Offensive Attack Propel Mets Past PadresNothing about the New York Mets on Monday resembled the second half of last season. Then again, opening day has often been their biggest highlight of the year.
All Eyes On Jon Niese As Mets Host Padres In OpenerSome main attractions are missing as the Mets host the San Diego Padres in their season opener Monday.
Keidel: Flushed In Flushing, Johan Santana's Sad Mets SoloFacing surgery on the same shoulder that caged him two seasons ago, Santana's days as a Met are over. Where else but Queens would resounding goodwill like Opening Day be met with such bad news?
Mets Starter Johan Santana Set For Season-Ending Surgery On TuesdayMets starter Santana will undergo season-ending surgery on a capsule in his left shoulder on Tuesday.
Gee And Hefner Fail To Impress Ahead Of Opening Day, Mets Lose To OriolesDillon Gee and Jeremy Hefner each had a poor day in the Mets' final warmup before Opening Day.