Johan Santana, who pitched the New York Mets’ first no-hitter in 2012, became a free agent when the Major League Baseball team declined a $25 million option on his contract.
New York Mets manager Terry Collins said he expects left-hander Johan Santana to be ready for opening day, even if the former Cy Young Award winner isn’t ready to make such a prediction.
Johan Santana, in his first season back from shoulder surgery, broke an 8,011-game drought by pitching the first no-hitter in the New York Mets’ 51-season franchise history.
New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana will undergo surgery to repair a tear in his pitching shoulder. The left-hander will be able to resume throwing in the spring, the team said in an e-mailed press release.
The New York Mets beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-6 to complete a three-game sweep, as Johan Santana struggled for the second consecutive start since throwing the franchise’s first no-hitter.
New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana is scheduled to have tests today to determine why he’s experiencing stiffness in his back.
New York Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana will have season-ending surgery to repair a tear in his left shoulder, the team said in a statement.
New York Mets left-handed pitcher Johan Santana will rest from throwing after tests showed his surgically repaired shoulder was fatigued and otherwise normal, the team said in a news release.
Jerry Manuel was fired as manager of the New York Mets, who missed the postseason for the fourth straight year with one of the biggest player payrolls in Major League Baseball.
Johan Santana, who missed last season after shoulder surgery, will start for the New York Mets on the opening day of the Major League Baseball season against the Atlanta Braves.
"I'm approaching everything one day at a time."
- Johan Santana on Feb 21, 2012