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?
Giglio: Captaincy Is Just The Start — Wright Could Be The Greatest Met EverWright isn’t just "Captain America" or Mr. Met or the fourth captain in franchise history. He has a chance to go down as the greatest player in franchise history.
Coutinho: David Wright -- Face Of The Franchise And So Much MoreToday is a day to feel good Met fans--your franchise player will be here for eight years.
Palladino: A Change Of Mind On Mets Rookie Matt Harvey The Mets want to shut down Harvey after 165, 170, 175 innings? Sure. Why not. A few days ago, I probably would have said otherwise. But I always reserve the right to change my mind.
Silverman: Tommie Agee - Memories Come Back To LifeTommie Agee had a spectacular impact on the 1969 "Miracle Mets."
Silverman: Johan's No-No Is One For The BooksOne of the most confounding streaks in baseball history came to an end last night when Johan Santana threw the first no-hitter in New York Mets’ history.
Keidel: Josh Hamilton, Lone Ranger Or Bronx Bomber?It’s altogether fitting and proper that his surname is stamped on a prominent member of American currency, because this fall Josh Hamilton will find a phalanx of suitors for his services.
Silverman: Don't Mess With TexasThe Texas Rangers have leaped upon the void left by the death of George Steinbrenner and are setting the standard for American League excellence.
Palladino: Perfection Not Mets' WayIf a Mets pitcher wants to pitch a no-hitter or, better, a perfect game, the first order of business is to find his way out of the organization.
Keidel: Joba's Tale Becoming A Tragic Story Of What Could Have BeenIf it weren’t Joba Chamberlain's ankle it would have been his back, brain, knee or neck. Nature abhors a vacuum, precisely where the Yankees plopped Joba for the last five years.
Hartnett: Yankees Right To ‘Play It Cool’ With C.J. WilsonC.J. Wilson may be the most talented starter on the free agent market but the Yankees should turn to other targets if his salary demands are too high.