You see those tickets up there? They're from old Shea Stadium in 1969, the Amazin' Mets. Five bucks bought you a loge seat for the NLCS, and ten bucks bought you one for the World Series. That's a good price. The loge had a nice view. I would have enjoyed seeing the Miracle Mets' miracles from there. More »
If you went to the New York Times after the Johan Santana no-hitter, you read a good account of what happened. What you might not realize is how the article happened. It was being covered by the Times' new summer intern. And the person...Show More Summary
Did Johan Santana’s no-hitter signify a new attitude and culture for the Mets, or was it just the franchise’s first lucky break in 25 years? If New York sports was a family reunion, the Yankees would be the honors student who plays college baseball and football but declined his scholarship because of his income from modeling. Show More Summary
Johan Santana is ready after resting for two extra days and will start on Friday - MLB Update The New York Mets’ ace Johan Santana hails the decision of the manager Terry Collins of resting for two extra days. Following a no-hit outing...Show More Summary
As far as actively traded ticket stubs go, we believe Johan Santana's no hitter is proving to be the most expensive after-after market in history.
Last week, the biggest story in MLB was Johan Santana's no-hitter. Normally a no-hitter is the top story for a day or two, then fades away as another pitcher nears repeating the feat. But this no-hitter was nowhere near normal. The sixth...Show More Summary
So, this. "Do Mets Fans Wish Someone Else Had Thrown Their First No-Hitter?" More »
Every New York Mets fan knew that Johan Santana and R.A. Dickey are two really good pitchers. But I bet it was hard for them to predict they would be one of the top one-two punches in the league. Santana has an undeserving 3-2 record, a 2.38 ERA, a 1.03 WHIP and 68 strikeouts in the same amount of innings. Show More Summary
It's the love-in that dare not speak its name: Are Mets fans disappointed that Johan Santana threw the first no-hitter in Mets history? More »
Johan Santana's no-hitter this weekend was the first in the 51-year history of the New York Metropolitans franchise. At this rate, the Mets now just need 969 more years to catch the Los Angeles Dodgers. Of course, that assumes the Dodgers...Show More Summary
So, some of your pitchers haven't played like you thought they would so far? Believe me, I know how you're feeling. Don't fret it, though. It's a long season. In 2004, Johan Santana was 2-3 with a 5.61 ERA after May. He went on to finish the year 20-6 with a 2.61 ERA en route to winning the AL Cy Young Award. Show More Summary
The New York Yankees will welcome Johan Santana and the New York Mets on Friday to Yankee Stadium for the first game of the Subway Series and it will be Santana's first start since his no-hitter on Friday, according to Wallace Matthews of ESPN.com. Johan Santana to make first start after no-hitter vs. Show More Summary
The New York Mets' 2011 campaign was overwhelmed by the stench of Fred Wilpon's legal issues, extended injury absences of ace Johan Santana and high-priced free agent Jason Bay and the imminent departure of superstar shortstop Jose Reyes. Show More Summary
Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com reports that New York Mets left-hander Johan Santana will face the New York Yankees this upcoming Friday in his first start after tossing a 134-pitch no-hitter. Santana recorded the first no-no in Mets history on June 1 against the St. Show More Summary
Was it worth it?
Johan did it. He really did it. On June 1, 2012, against the highly decorated and undeniably skilled defending world champion St. Louis Cardinals, Johan Santana pitched nine innings without giving up a hit while the Mets scored a bunch of runs.
There’s nothing like a great pitching performance to spark some interest in a team. Of course, Friday night, Johan Santana did the unthinkable, pitching the Mets to their first no-hitter in season number 51. Santana’s gem against the Cardinals gave SNY big ratings. Show More Summary
The New York Post is reporting that a hard-core Mets fan who rushed onto Citi Field after Johan Santana threw the first no-hitter in the club’s history Friday night is now facing two misdemeanor charges. According to the report, Rafael Diaz, 32, hopped over the wall on the first base side of the field and [...]Show More Summary
When Mets players mobbed Johan Santana at the mound after his no-hitter Friday night, they were briefly joined by an airline pilot from Long Island dressed in jorts and a Gary Carter jersey. You can see dude pretty clearly in the video of the celebration, including the moment when a couple of security guards tackle him to the ground right next to the pitcher's mound. More »
During Johan Santana's no-hitter celebration, a fan took the field, and for a beautiful few seconds, he was accepted as a member of the delirious mob. Prior to Friday night's game, no New York Met had ever thrown a no-hitter. We wouldn't...Show More Summary