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  1. Mets' Santana heading for surgeon's table

    Rob Neyer

    Second opinion confirms lousy news: Monday morning, it was reported that Johan Santana was awaiting a second opinion on his shoulder from Dr. James Andrews. That second opinion, it appears, confirmed the first one, and Monday afternoon we found ou...

    Blog | September 13, 2010
  2. Santana stops tipping, starts winning

    Rob Neyer

    In the wake of Johan Santana's three-hitter, Bob Klapisch offers a wonderful explanation: Santana has stopped tipping his changeup: Like any veteran with a killer pitch (and an ego to match) Johan Santana wouldn't admit hitters had cracked the c...

    Blog | July 07, 2010
  3. Santana not conceding to Halladay (yet)

    Rob Neyer

    Well, at least you know he's feeling healthy ... Let the Phillies have Roy Halladay. Johan Santana said the Mets still have the best pitcher in the National League East. When asked Thursday who the best pitcher in the division is this year, Santa...

    Blog | February 18, 2010
  4. Minaya's 1B plans straight from Bizarro World

    Rob Neyer

    Omar Minaya couldn't let all the warm, fuzzy feelings about Jose Reyes and Johan Santana percolate for just a few more days? Brian Costa with the weird news: Three days before Mets pitchers and catchers report to camp, Omar Minaya is already settle...

    Blog | February 15, 2010
  5. The trade the Yankees didn't make

    Rob Neyer

    The Yankees opened their Division Series last night with one of the game's premier left-handed pitchers on the mound. Of course, it might have been a different left-hander. Tyler Kepner: Teams make bad decisions when they are desperate, and the ...

    Blog | October 08, 2009
  6. Did Mets mismanage Santana?

    Rob Neyer

    The Mets' Johan Santana is out. For how long, we don't know yet. In the mean time, Nick Kapur raises some good questions (and I'm going to raise some more): But the bigger story here is how horribly the Mets have mismanaged Santana. La...

    Blog | August 25, 2009
  7. Santana eases worries ... for now

    Rob Neyer

    Howard Megdal has just about given up on the Mets, but that doesn't mean he can't still find his small pleasures. Case in point: But, on Saturday night, I took a different approach at the ballpark. Enough with the math-numbers that have been...

    Blog | July 13, 2009
  8. Is Johan Santana MLB's best?

    Rob Neyer

    Allen Barra on baseball's best pitcher (at least according to me, supposedly): The hottest party of the year in Tovar, Venezuela, is called "El Cy Youngazo," which roughly translates as "The Great Cy Young." It's held in ...

    Blog | May 21, 2009
  9. Is Greinke the best in the game?

    Rob Neyer

    Is Zack Greinke the pitcher in the majors? Justin Sablich is a tad skeptical ... Greinke There is no denying the remarkable ability of Royals ace Zack Greinke, or the compelling story of how he has battle...

    Blog | May 01, 2009
  10. Mailbag: Why not Buehrle for 300?

    Rob Neyer

    From ye olde mailbag: Just a quick question -- why is it that, when discussing who may end up winning 300 games, no one mentions Mark Buehrle, ever? For comparison's sake, he ended his Age 29 season with 122 wins, 13 more than Johan Santana at t...

    Blog | April 22, 2009
  11. Stiff shoulders and red flags ...

    Rob Neyer

    In the wake of the news about Brandon Webb's shoulder, Robothal's follow-up report is at least a little bit scary: Mark J. Rebilas/US Presswire The Diamondbacks have said that Brandon Webb wil...

    Blog | April 09, 2009
  12. Rob Neyer: Playing WBC in November just not the solution

    Rob Neyer

    Dugout Central's Mike Silva on the World Baseball Classic and injuries: Those who don't believe that Johan Santana's injury is WBC-related are not paying attention. The news yesterday about the Dan Warthen/Johan Santana differences over his arm pro...

    Blog | Conversation | March 06, 2009
  13. NL Rookie: Uggla or Ramirez

    Rob Neyer

    The NL Rookie of the Year is a toss-up between a pair of Marlins, shortstop Hanley Ramirez and second baseman Dan Uggla, writes Rob Neyer.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2006
  14. Difference between Mulder, Santana

    Rob Neyer

    Should quality of hitters faced count in the Cy Young race? Or postseason performances for Hall consideration?

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2004
  15. Numbers tell the story

    Rob Neyer

    Johan Santana is the best pitcher in the AL, but he's far from a lock to win the league's Cy Young Award.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2004
  16. Right place, not right stuff

    Rob Neyer

    Just when did Joe Borowski and Tim Worrell develop that "closer's mentality"? Likely after they got the job.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2003