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  1. Johan Santana throws lightly off mound in Mets camp

    Mar 3, 2013, 11:37 AM EDT

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    Mets GM Sandy Alderson told reporters on Saturday that Johan Santana probably wouldn’t be ready to throw off a mound for another “10 days or so.” But that estimate was about nine days off. ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin reports that Santana made light tosses from a mound on Sunday morning in Mets camp. He clearly…

  2. Jon Niese didn’t need heart surgery after all

    Jan 8, 2013, 11:33 AM EDT

    Jon Niese

    Back in June Jonathan Niese left a start with a rapid heartbeat. He missed a couple of days but then came back and finished out his season, with doctors deciding that he did not need a heart procedure — an ablation procedure — until the offseason. Now it’s the offseason and the doctors have changed their…

  3. The National League is poised to have some excellent rotations

    Dec 4, 2012, 12:32 PM EDT

    Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez

    Even with Zack Greinke and Anibal Sanchez still up for grabs, the National League already seems set to sport some excellent rotations in 2013. How about this for the top four: Nationals: Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez, Jordan Zimmermann, Dan Haren, Ross Detwiler Giants: Matt Cain, Madison Bumgarner, Tim Lincecum, Ryan Vogelsong, Barry Zito Phillies: Roy…

  4. Jon Niese won’t undergo his heart procedure until the offseason

    Jun 5, 2012, 5:32 PM EDT

    Jon Niese

    Jonathan Niese left Sunday’s start with a rapid heartbeat. Yesterday he told reporters that he’d have the ablation procedure to correct it at the All-Star break.  Today, however, the Mets announced that it will go down in the offseason. Given that the doctors were likely weighing  the danger of the heartbeat thing against the disruption the…

  5. Let’s not go overboard for Jonathan Niese now

    Dec 7, 2011, 8:31 PM EDT

    Jon Niese

    According to the New York Post’s Joel Sherman, we have the Blue Jays, Padres, Red Sox, Rockies and Yankees all in on Mets left-hander Jonathan Niese. And it’s easy to see why teams would be interested. Niese is a 25-year-old left-hander making close to the minimum with a decent track record and pretty legitimate stuff. The…

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