Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 1/12/12
Mets ace Johan Santana long-tossed today in Port St. Lucie. He just wrapped up a conference call a short while ago about his rehab, readiness, 2012 season. Mets Rehab Program: “I’m doing everything the way they have told me. There is a program we have to follow and the key is to start Spring Training without any problems.” About Opening Day: “I don’t want to guess anything. I’m getting ready for when Spring Training starts. I’m going to go one day at a time. Everyday I’m going to do my best to be ready.” About Spring Training: Santana hopes to be throwing bullpens with other starting pitchers Feb. 22, but: “I don’t want to set any time frame.” About the 2012 season: “We’re going to compete, we’re gonna play hard and we’re gonna have fun. I know we’re going to have a young team. It’s a learning process for everyone and I look forward to it. We have the talent to compete.”
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