June 26: Saturday Mets Links and Open Thread

MetsToday – Buried deep within his recap of last night’s game, Joe Janish wonders if Francisco Rodriguez is having ankle problems.

Brooklyn Met Fan – Mike Pelfrey’s performance in last night’s game has allayed the fears of BMF.

OnTheBlack – Despite the naysayers, Kerel Cooper says David Wright IS clutch.

NY Daily News – Just days after he was nailed by TMZ for extracurricular activities, Johan Santana says his elbow isn’t fully recovered from surgery. Interesting timing.

Amazin’ Avenue – Sam Page loves the Mets new focus on homegrown talent. And don’t forget about the Mets’ team speed. Like a bunch of homegrown gazelles out there…

Long Live Shea Stadium – A scouting report on Minnesota’s Carl Pavano.


The Mets take on the Twins today at Citi Field. Johan Santana will face Carl Pavano. Here’s the lineup, via ESPN NY:

Jose Reyes, SS
Jesus Feliciano, CF
David Wright, 3B
Ike Davis, 1B
Jason Bay, LF
Rod Barajas, C
Jeff Francoeur, RF
Alex Cora, 2B
Johan Santana, LHP

And here is video of Johan Santana talking about facing his old team:

  1. gary516 June 26, 2010 at 3:17 pm
    LOL @ Jay Horrowitz standing behind the Johan. I wonder what kind of questions he was afraid they were going to ask the Johan? LOL
  2. logemezzanine June 26, 2010 at 3:23 pm
    Wow. I didn't notice that. Verrrrry interesting. Damage control perhaps?
  3. logemezzanine June 26, 2010 at 5:36 pm
    Pavano looks like the guy from There Will Be Blood – http://www.babble.com/CS/blogs/famecrawler/There-