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Former Mets starting pitcher John Maine reacts during the top of the second inning in a game against the Washington Nationals. (May 10, 2010)

John Maine

The Mets acquired John Maine from Baltimore along with reliever Jorge Julio for Kris Benson on Jan. 21, 2006.
See Maine's bio and career stats

John Maine talks to Jerry Manuel after he
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John Maine talks to Jerry Manuel after he was pulled from his last start on Thursday. (May 20, 2010)

New York Mets starting pitcher John Maine looks
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New York Mets starting pitcher John Maine looks toward the dugout before leaving the game during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals. (May 20, 2010)

Mets starter John Maine struggled with his control,
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Mets starter John Maine struggled with his control, throwing 41 pitches in a 3-run first inning, including 12 straight balls to load the bases to open the game.

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New York Mets starting pitcher John Maine (33)
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New York Mets starting pitcher John Maine (33) throws in the first inning against the Florida Marlins. (May 15, 2010)

Former Mets starting pitcher John Maine reacts during
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Former Mets starting pitcher John Maine reacts during the top of the second inning in a game against the Washington Nationals. (May 10, 2010)

JOHN MAINE, Aug. 25, 2008 Bone spur in
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JOHN MAINE, Aug. 25, 2008
Bone spur in right shoulder
Maine missed a month late in 2008, the first of several extended absences in the righty’s injury-laden Mets career.
Games missed: 32.

The Mets' John Maine pitches against the Los
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The Mets' John Maine pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citi Field. (Apr. 28, 2010)

New York Mets starting pitcher John Maine delivers
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New York Mets starting pitcher John Maine delivers during the first inning against the Atlanta Braves. (Apr. 23, 2010)

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New York Mets starting pitcher John Maine turns
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New York Mets starting pitcher John Maine turns to throw out Colorado Rockies' Greg Smith after fielding Smith's sacrifice bunt in the second inning. (April 13, 2010)

New York Mets starting pitcher John Maine works
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New York Mets starting pitcher John Maine works against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning. (April 13, 2010)

Starting pitcher John Maine #33 of the New
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Starting pitcher John Maine #33 of the New York Mets pauses on the mound as he works against the Colorado Rockies. (April 13, 2010)

Mets starting pitcher John Maine throws a warmup
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Mets starting pitcher John Maine throws a warmup pitch during a spring training game against the St. Louis Cardinals in Jupiter, Fla. Maine surrendered a two-run homer to Cardinals center fielder Colby Rasmus in the first inning but followed with three shutout innings. (Mar. 20, 2010)

Mets catcher Rod Barajas, right, hands the ball
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Mets catcher Rod Barajas, right, hands the ball to starting pitcher John Maine during a visit to the mound in a spring training game against Florida in Jupiter, Fla. (March 8, 2010)

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Mets starting pitcher John Maine throws during a
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Mets starting pitcher John Maine throws during a spring training game against the Marlins in Jupiter, Fla. (Mar. 8, 2010)

Mets pitcher throws during spring training as Mike
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Mets pitcher throws during spring training as Mike Pelfrey, right watches. (Feb. 20, 2010)

John Maine watches from the dugout as the
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John Maine watches from the dugout as the Mets play the Milwaukee Brewers at Citi Field. (Apr. 19, 2009)

The Mets' John Maine pitches against the Nationals
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The Mets' John Maine pitches against the Nationals at Citi Field. (September 20, 2009)

FLUSHING, NY - SEPTEMBER 20, 2009: Mets John
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FLUSHING, NY - SEPTEMBER 20, 2009: Mets John Maine pitches against the Nationals in the first inning. New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals at Citifield. Photo by Kathy KmonicekFLUSHING, NY - SEPTEMBER 20, 2009: New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals at Citifield. Photo by Kathy Kmonicek

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September 19, 2009; Queens, NY, USA; New York Mets pitcher John Maine (33) long tosses prior to the game against the Washington Nationals at CitiField. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri)

FLUSHING, NY - MAY 31, 2009: Mets' John
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FLUSHING, NY - MAY 31, 2009: Mets' John Maine pitches in the 2nd inning. New York Mets vs. Florida Marlins at Citifield. Photo by Kathy Kmonicek

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