Tue, 27 Sep 2011 15:30:47 -0700
New York Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen will return for the 2012 season.
Mon, 22 Nov 2010 05:38:45 -0800
New York Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen will remain the team's pitching coach, SI.com's Jon Heyman reports.
Mon, 04 Oct 2010 13:46:29 -0700
New York Mets assistant general manager John Ricco will head all of the team's baseball operations until the team hires a new general manager for the 2011 season, according to MLB.com's Anthony DiComo. It is believed that hitting coach Howard Johnson, pitching coach Dan Warthen, third base coach Chip Hale and bullpen coach Randy Niemann will remain with the team.
Mon, 05 Oct 2009 10:55:38 -0700
The Associated Press reports the New York Mets announced that first base coach Luis Alicea will not be back next year and bench coach Sandy Alomar Sr. will be offered another job within the organization. Third base coach Razor Shines and catching coach Sandy Alomar Jr. will remain with the staff but will have different roles. Hitting coach Howard Johnson, pitching coach Dan Warthen and bullpen coach Randy Niemann will be back in the same positions in 2010.
Thu, 26 Mar 2009 07:50:30 -0700
The New York Post's Mike Puma reports New York Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen said that SP Oliver Perez returned from the World Baseball Classic last week with extra flab, and Perez could use more energy on the mound. "He came into camp in good shape. I thought he was throwing the ball very well when he left camp. I was a little reticent when he left here (for the WBC), and my worries have come to fruition," Warthen said.
Mon, 23 Mar 2009 13:41:38 -0700
Marty Noble, of MLB.com, reports New York Mets SP John Maine has made some adjustments in his pitching with the help of pitching coach Dan Warthen. Maine has adjusted the grip on his slider to create a later break and tilt, and he has also extended his stride by about eight inches. Warthen believes Maine's velocity will increase and he will have a better command of his pitches as a result. His next start will come Thursday, March 26, against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Fri, 13 Mar 2009 09:16:36 -0700
MLB.com reports New York Mets SP Jonathon Niese has been working with coaches Dan Warthen and John Franco to improve his changeup this spring.
Tue, 03 Mar 2009 12:06:21 -0800
David Lennon, of Newsday, reports New York Mets SP Johan Santana (elbow) will throw a bullpen session Wednesday, March 4. He is unlikely to pitch in a Spring Training game until March 18, according to pitching coach Dan Warthen.
Mon, 02 Mar 2009 09:20:17 -0800
Joshua Robinson, of The New York Times, reports New York Mets SP Johan Santana (elbow) will likely throw another bullpen session and a couple batting practice sessions before attempting a simulated game, according to pitching coach Dan Warthen. Santana could make his first spring start in around two weeks.
Thu, 26 Feb 2009 06:52:49 -0800
Marty Noble, of MLB.com, reports New York Mets SP Johan Santana (elbow) has been scratched from his start Friday, Feb. 27, because of pain in his elbow. Manager Jerry Manuel said that Santana is experiencing discomfort in his elbow and that the situation is not abnormal. Santana will instead throw a bullpen session Friday, according to pitching coach Dan Warthen.