Sight For Sore Eyes: David Wright Appears In 1st Big League Game In 2 WeeksThe Mets' captain made his first appearance in a big league game since sustaining a rib injury during the World Baseball Classic, going 0-for-3 and playing five innings for New York in a 7-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Giglio: Don’t Forget The Greatness Of Johan SantanaIf Johan Santana’s last pitch in a New York Mets uniform was his 93rd and final offering to the Washington Nationals' lineup on August 17, 2012, it’s likely that fans will soon forget the dominant, Hall of Fame caliber pitcher that he once was.
David Wright On Teammate Johan Santana: 'He's Just Kind Of In A Bit Of Shock'"He's just kind of in a bit of shock," Wright said. "I don't think anyone was expecting this. For everyone, it's kind of shocking. It's disheartening."
Coleman: Warrior, Fiercest Of Competitors — That's How I'll Remember SantanaSo this is how the Johan Santana era ends for the Mets. Not with a bang, not with a whimper, but with yet another injury announcement.
Alex Rodriguez — Who Might Not Play In '13 — Will Make More Money Than AstrosAlex Rodriguez will make more this year than all the Houston Astros combined — a lot more. And he won't even play the first half of the season, if at all.
Johan Santana May Have Thrown Final Pitch For Mets; Is His Career Over?Santana's left shoulder has failed him again. Now he must decide if he has the stomach for another grueling comeback.
Alderson: Santana Re-Injures Left Shoulder, May Be Lost For The SeasonThe Mets announced Thursday night that left-hander Johan Santana may be lost for the season after suffering a probable re-tear of the capsule in his left shoulder.
Coleman: Which Mets Pitcher Will Get Hurt Next? ; Wright, Murphy Inching CloserWhen the hard comebacker off the bat of Carlos Beltran (of course it was him) smashed off the right elbow of Mets pitcher Jeremy Hefner on Tuesday afternoon, you just had to laugh -- to keep from crying.
Palladino: Santana’s Shoulder Getting In Way Of Mets’ RelevanceThey’ll just have to wait for Santana and hope that the brilliant future that awaits Harvey is now. Santana won’t pitch in a game until he can throw a ball 180 feet. So far, he’s only halfway there.
Collins, Mets Concerned Marcum Won't Be Ready To Start SeasonFirst Johan Santana, now Shaun Marcum? It seems the Mets may be two starters down when the season kicks off less than a week from now.
Mets Starter Santana Unsure When He'll Make Return StartJohan Santana is unsure when he'll make his major league return.
David Wright Named 4th Captain In Mets History; Jon Niese To Start Opening Day"This is probably one of the proudest days of my career so far," Wright said. "(I'm) honored and very proud to be on the short list of guys that have been captain of this franchise. For me it's a dream come true, to say the least."
Coleman: Luckily For Mets, Marcum Injury Doesn't Appear SeriousWhile Mets have had their share of injuries during spring training, but Shaun Marcum's right shoulder doesn't appear to be a major issue.
Mets Close To Announcement On Opening Day Starter; Marcum Gets Cortisone ShotManager Terry Collins said he'd announce his starter for Opening Day "in the next couple of days."
Niese With Another Strong Outing, Mets Fall To BravesEven though the Mets lost to the Braves, Jonathon Niese was superb once again.