Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 10/6/13
After undergoing surgery in April to repair a tear in the anterior capsule of his left shoulder, Johan Santana has begun a throwing program and tweeted an update to his followers. Very happy to move to the next phase of my rehab! Throwing!!!! So far, so good!!! — El Gocho believe it! (@johansantana) October 4, 2013 General manager Sandy Alderson sounded open to bringing back the two-time Cy Young Award winner during an appearance with Mike Francesa on WFAN radio. “I think that’s a possibility,” Alderson said. “I don’t really know what Johan’s thinking. We’ll talk to him, I’m sure, over the next couple of weeks, but I think he wants to pitch. We’ll just have to see what the market is for these guys, and how much of our resources we want to allocate to somebody coming off injury, or somebody you hope was able to pitch for you at a higher level.” Anthony DiComo of Mets.com writes that technically, Santana is still under contract with the Mets, though only for a few more weeks. The Mets
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