Mets Third Baseman Wright Doesn't Regret WBC DecisionDavid Wright doesn't regret his decision to play in the World Baseball Classic and feels risks come whenever you play baseball.
Giglio: Mariano Rivera Was The Exception To So Many RulesRivera wasn’t just the best closer in the history of baseball. His ability to defy logic for 18 seasons makes him one of the most unique athletes of all-time.
Mets Expect Santana To Make Spring Training Debut Next WeekSantana took another step forward in a light bullpen Wednesday. It was the second time on a mound for the ace since Feb. 19, after which his workload was backed down over concerns his arm strength wasn't where it needed to be.
Report: Mets Expect Johan Santana To Start Season On DLWill Santana be ready to take the ball on April 1? According to the Mets' "private expectations," well, probably not.
Irked Santana Throws Off Mound; Mets' Nieuwenhuis Bruises KneeMets starter Johan Santana threw off a mound at the team's facility on Sunday, one day after general manager Sandy Alderson said the two-time Cy Young Award winner would need 10 more days to build up enough arm strength to pitch in an exhibition game.
Giglio: Actions Speak Louder Than Words -- Terry Collins’ Lame-Duck StatusWelcome to a promising, yet uncomfortable, era of Mets baseball. While the manager has been a good soldier thus far during a rebuilding effort, it’s fair to ask how far that loyalty extends.
Coleman: Don't Expect To See Johan Santana On Opening Day"Delayed somewhat" means being pushed back to the March 10-15 range, which makes it highly doubtful that Santana could get enough work in to be ready by April 1.
Johan Santana's First Spring Training Appearance Pushed Back To Mid-MarchJohan Santana will not make his first spring training appearance for the New York Mets this year until mid-March. Sandy Alderson said he didn't think Santana will miss the start of the regular season, but said it was a possibility.
Coleman: Santana Back On The Mound For First Time Since AugustOn a cold, blustery Florida Sunday -- much like it might be on Opening Day at Citi Field -- Johan Santana returned to the mound for the first time since being shut down for good last season in August.
Santana To Start Opening Day, Will Not Play In World Baseball ClassicJohan Santana will be named the Opening Day starter for the Mets and will not compete for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic.
Without Dickey, Mets' Rotation Will Be Depended Upon To Deliver Innings, WinsComing off their fourth straight losing season, the Mets enter spring training with a projected rotation of Johan Santana, Jon Niese, Shaun Marcum, Matt Harvey and Dillon Gee, a quintet that combined to go 35-34 with a 3.26 ERA last season.
Hope Springs Eternal As Pitchers And Catchers Report To Mets CampNFL players are getting their pink slips and baseball's beat writers have come to life. Yep, it's that time already. Spring training. Pitchers and catchers.
Palladino: Spring Training And Swimsuits A Winning ComboPitchers and catchers to Mets camp today. Check. Kate Upton on Tuesday. Check. Yankees pitchers and catchers same day. Check. Yep, good week ahead.
Coleman: Healthy Marcum Ready To Make Impact In Mets' RotationMarcum officially signed with the Mets on Wednesday and is healthy and ready to go. Mets special assistant J.P. Ricciardi drafted Marcum when he was Toronto's GM back in 2003, and Marcum saw the Mets as a good fit for himself some 10 years later.
Mets' Marcum Says Replacing R.A. Dickey A Team EffortDespite the possible pressure of being seen as Dickey's replacement, Marcum felt comfortable coming to New York thanks to a couple of familiar faces.