Found April 29, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
PLAYERS: Johan Santana
TEAMS: New York Mets
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Mets ace Johan Santana received a no decision on April 24 against Miami in the Mets’ 2-1 come-from-behind victory against the Fish. Santana pitched 6.2 innings and allowed one run on three hits and recorded a season-high 11 strikeouts in his best start of the season. It was his 50th career double-digit strikeout game. Continuing to get stronger as the season wears on, Santana tossed 105 pitches in his last game, the most he has tossed since August 22, 2010 at Pittsburgh when he threw 109 pitches. Brimming with confidence, the decision was made that on Sunday, Santana will pitch for the first time this season on the traditional four days of rest. Before today, he has gotten an extra day of rest between every start. “Everything has been fine and no problems,” the Mets left-hander said. “I’m ready to get back on the mound.” Johan goes up against the ageless wonder Jaime Moyer, who at age 47 continues to pitch well for the Rockies and confounds the experts. Santana has a perfect record...
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