Description: Maine made his spring debut for the Rockies Wednesday, allowing three hits over two shutout innings.
Insight: Maine didn't strike out a batter either and figures to provide little to no value if he even sticks in the rotation. (RapidDraft.com)
2/17/2011 3:41:00 PM
Description: The Rockies have signed SP John Maine to a minor-league deal.
SOURCE: Jon Heyman via Twitter
Insight: Maine has started three games at Coors Field, posting a 7.47 ERA and a 1.66 WHIP. While it is a small sample size, these numbers limit Main to NL-only leagues on draft day.
2/16/2011 11:34:00 AM
Description: John Maine remains unsigned, but the Philadelphia Phillies continue to appear the most likely landing spot for the right-handed SP.
Insight: The Phillies would need to trade Joe Blanton to make room for Maine. Both Blanton and Maine are spot-starters in mixed leagues or #5/6 SP in NL-only leagues.
2/1/2011 4:01:00 PM
Description: ESPNNewYork.com reports that Maine's agent says he "feels great" and is "throwing well" as he tries to return from shoulder surgery.
Insight: Maine only got nine starts in last year and hasn't posted an ERA better than 4.00 since 2007. It seems as though a team will sign him at least to a minor-league deal this spring, but he's well away from fantasy consideration. (RapidDraft.com)
1/12/2011 3:57:00 PM
Description: The Phillies have had discussions about adding John Maine to their depth of starters.
Insight: The Phillies' rotation is set for now. Maine's value would increase if Joe Blanton were traded or if another starter gets injured.
12/3/2010 11:28:00 AM
Description: The Mets did not offer a contract to SP John Maine.
SOURCE: NY Daily News
Insight: Maine has been battling shoulder issues so expect him to sign a smaller contract to try and re-establish his value. He has no fantays value until he proves he is healthy.
9/2/2010 11:10:00 AM
Description: John Maine was transferred to the 60-day disabled list today.
Insight: Maine has completely underperformed for the Mets this year and has missed most of the season due to injury. It's unknown how he will come back next year, so the decision to ignore him in all fantasy leagues is an easy one.
7/25/2010 10:18:00 AM
Description: Maine underwent season-ending arthroscopic surgery on his injured right shoulder on Friday.
Insight: Maine should be ready for spring training but his career as a member of the Mets is likely over as they are unlikely to bring him back into the mix for their starting rotation. (SportsBuff.com)
7/24/2010 7:52:00 PM
Description: Mets SP John Maine had surgery to clean out his throwing should; he will miss the remainder of the season.
SOURCE: Yahoo Sports
Insight: There is no need to own Maine in any format at this point.
6/19/2010 3:24:00 PM
Description: The Mets will need to make a decision on Maine once he is finished with his rehab assignment.
Insight: The Mets have their rotation set right now so there is a chance that they designate him for assignment. (SportsBuff.com)
5/16/2010 2:59:00 AM
Description: Maine allowed six runs on seven hits over five innings on Saturday against the Marlins. He walked five and struck out five.
Insight: Maine had little command once again as he fell to 1-3 with a 6.13 ERA. (SportsBuff.com)
5/11/2010 1:19:00 AM
Description: Maine allowed only two runs on seven this over six innings on Monday against the Nats. he walked four and struck out five.
Insight: Maine had a tough start to the game but settled down nicely. He still took the loss as he fell to 1-2 with a 5.45 ERA. (SportsBuff.com)
5/5/2010 8:48:00 AM
Description: Maine allowed two runs, one earned, on four hits over six innings on Tuesday against the Reds. He walked two and struck out six.
Insight: Maine had his second straight quality start as he has 15 strikeouts and 12 innings over that span. he did not factor into the decision but is certainly pitching much better lately. He is 1-1 with a 5.97 ERA so far this year. (SportsBuff.com)
4/29/2010 8:32:00 AM
Description: Maine allowed three runs, two earned, on four hits over six innings on Wednesday against the Dodgers. He walked three and struck out a season-high nine batters.
Insight: Maine got through six innings for the first time all season as he picked up his first win of the season. He is now 1-1 with a 7.15 ERA in five starts so far this season. (SportsBuff.com)
4/19/2010 12:46:00 PM
Description: Maine allowed three runs on six hits over five innings on Sunda against the Cardinals. He walked four and struck out four.
Insight: Maine pitched much better but still threw a lot of pitches and barely got through five innings. He could not hold a 3-0 lead as he gave up a three run home run. He is now 0-1 with a 10.38 ERA. (SportsBuff.com)
4/14/2010 10:44:00 AM
Description: Maine allowed eight runs on seven hits over only 3.1 innings on Tuesday against the Rockies. He walked three and struck out four.
Insight: Maine struggled in his latest start as he was hit hard by the Rockies. He also made an error in the field that allowed two runs to score. Maine fell to 0-1 on the season and there is talk that he could be taken out of the starting rotation. It is best to avoid Maine until he can put a few good starts together. (SportsBuff.com)
4/8/2010 8:46:00 AM
Description: Maine allowed four runs on eight hits over five innings on Wednesday against the Marlins.
Insight: Maine walked one, struck out three and allowed two solo home runs in his first outing of the season. He would have taken the loss but the Mets came back to tie the game to get him off the hook. (SportsBuff.com)
4/2/2010 8:19:00 AM
Description: Maine allowed four runs on six hits over 4.2 innings on Thursday against the Nationals. He walked four, struck out two and allowed a home run.
Insight: Maine was under the weather but even so, it was still not a very encouraging performance. Maine is now 1-3 with a 7.88 ERA this Spring. He will start the second game of the season for the Mets against the Marlins. (SportsBuff.com)
3/26/2010 8:23:00 AM
Description: Maine allowed two runs on three hits over five innings on Thursday against the Cardinals. He walked two and struck out one.
Insight: Maine had his longest outing of the Spring and pitched well despite giving up two solo home runs. (SportsBuff.com)
3/21/2010 10:45:00 AM
Description: Maine allowed two runs on four hits over four innings on Saturday against the Cardinals. He did not walk a batter and struck out one.
Insight: Maine displayed improvement in his latest outing as he pitched much better and did not surrender any walks. (SportsBuff.com)
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