Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 3/30/13
Updated on 3/30 Johan Santana has decided that he will continue his career and has elected to undergo surgery to repair the torn anterior capsule in his left shoulder, according to the team. This essentially means that Santana will miss all of the 2013 season. With no insurance to save them, the Mets will owe Santana $25.5 million for the rest of this season and an additional $5.5 million to buyout his 2014 option. Original Post 3/29 Sandy Alderson has announced during a conference call last night carried on SNY, that Johan Santana has a probable re-tear of his anterior capsule in his left shoulder and will likely miss the rest of the season. The team said Thursday that the two-time Cy Young Award winner probably has re-torn the anterior capsule in his left shoulder and likely will need a second operation that would sideline him for the entire season. Santana missed 2011 following his first shoulder surgery. “I am not a doctor, nor am I a medical historian, but these injuries are ve...
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