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Johan Santana Makes First Rehab Start and Says “I felt good”

www.metszilla.com - Yesterday evening, Johan Santana made his first minor league rehabilitation start for Single-A St. Lucie versus Daytona Beach. Making his first start since surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his left shoulder, Johan threw 33 pitches — 26 ...

Francisco Rodriguez traded to the Brewers

www.metszilla.com - According to a late night tweet from Jon Heyman it seems as if Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez has been traded to the Milwaukee Brewers. Rodriguez, who signed a 3 year/$37 million contract with the Mets prior to the 2009 season, was ...

Alderson ‘surprised’ about how Collins has used K-Rod

www.metszilla.com - The Francisco Rodriguez ‘games finished’ watch has been on all year long as Mets fans are fully aware that the 29-year-old has a $17.5 million 2o12 option that will kick in once he reaches the magic number of 55. ...


Olney says Reyes missing time could keep him in Mets price range

www.metszilla.com - It’s raining, the series finale of the Subway Series is delayed by rain, and there’s still no word on the MRI results of Jose Reyes injured hamstring. While fans await word, speculation as to what the severity of the ...

Keith Law lists Matt Harvey among ’10 to watch in Futures Game’

www.metszilla.com - The 2011 All-Star futures games is set to take place July 10 in Phoenix. The United States team, managed by former Met great Mike Piazza, will match up against a World team coached by former Arizona Diamondback Luis Gonzalez. ...

Heyman: Rangers interested in Carlos Beltran and K-Rod

www.metszilla.com - Apparently, after losing 2 of 3 to the New York Mets this weekend the Texas Rangers came away impressed with Carlos Beltran and Francisco Rodriguez. According to Jon Heyman of SI.com, via Twitter: "Rangers interested in Beltran as well as ...


Can Jose Reyes break the record for triples in a season?

www.metszilla.com - New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes collected his 14th triple of the season yesterday with a shot to the right centerfield gap off Rangers pitcher Mark Lowe to start the 9th inning. It really is getting to the point ...

K-Rod Open To Setting Up For Contender

www.metszilla.com - According to the Daily News, Francisco Rodriguez told reporters that he would “not rule out a change in roles to a contending team such as the Yankees.” K-Rod is quoted as saying, “If I am going to be traded, obviously ...

Cashman says Yankees won’t be in on Reyes sweepstakes

www.metszilla.com - While the thought of Jose Reyes leaving the New York Mets, via trade or free agency, is hard enough to handle, the image of the star shortstop in a Yankees uniform is absolutely horrifying. Fortunately, that’s a picture that ...

Ike Davis May Need Season Ending Surgery

www.metszilla.com - What started out as a twisted ankle on miscommunication play at the edge of the pitching mound, has now manifested itself into possible season ending micro-fracture surgery for New York Mets first baseman, Ike Davis. Really, is anyone surprised?