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Johan Santana To Miss Remainder Of 2014 Season With Torn Achilles

Two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana was on track to join the Baltimore Orioles next month. That was before he went to retrieve a batted ball during an extended spring training assignment on Friday. Santana suffered a torn left Achilles tendon on the play and will miss the rest of the 2014 season, as confirmed by Orioles general manager Dan Duquette. The 35-year-old’s career...
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Johan Santana out for season with torn Achilles

Johan Santana was on the comeback trail to make it up with Baltimore Orioles roster and earn a spot in their rotation, until it all came to a disappointing end on Friday. First announced by Roch Kubatko of, Santana suffered a torn Achilles and will be out for the rest of the season. Johan […]
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles: Johana Santana injures Achilles

Pitcher Johana Santana can not seem to catch a break. On Friday the left hander injured his Achilles while trying to field a ball. The Orioles examined him but have not released an update. The Orioles had hoped that Santana would be able to join their rotation on June 19. That is now in jeopardy. Johan Santana actually hurt himself when retrieving a ball that hit him. Felt something...
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles purchase contract of Santana, place him on DL

Rather than have Johan Santana opt out of his contract the Baltimore Orioles purchased the contract of the left hander on Monday and then placed him on the 15-day disabled list. Santana, 35, has been slowly working his way back from a second shoulder capsule surgery. He has been pitching in extended spring training and will soon begin a rehab assignment with the Orioles. Now that...
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles hopeful of keeping Johan Santana despite opt out

The Baltimore Orioles are hopeful that they will be able to keep left handed pitcher Johan Santana from opting out of his deal. Santana can opt out of his deal after midnight on Monday if arrangements are not met with the team. The Orioles would like the 35-year-old to push his opt out date back a month so they could see him in action against minor league competition. He had previously...
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles hope Santana is an option by mid-June

Johan Santana has a June 1 opt-out with the Orioles. The team and his agent are discussing an extension. While those talks continue, the Orioles have mapped out a plan for him. Santana will pitch an extended spring training game on Monday, manager Buck Showalter said. He’ll try to get to 85 pitches in six innings. He’d pitch for Norfolk at Durham on June 8 and for Bowie against...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Johan Santana barely hits 80 MPH on radar gun during tryout

Sadly, Johan Santana may never recover from his latest shoulder surgery.  According to George A. King III of the New York Post, any semblance of his 90+ MPH fastball stuff of his prime has been lost on the 34-year-old lefty: Tim Naehring represented the Yankees at the workout in which Santana topped out at 81 mph, pitched between 77 and 78 mph and mixed in an impressive changeup...
Via Reading Between The Seams
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Santana Looks to Continue Mets Career

Johan Santana is reportedly close to signing a minor league contract with an unknown team in a bid to resume his major league career in 2014. While there have been reports of interest from at least seven different teams that have contacted the veteran pitcher this off-season, but it is believed the fit-again Santana would favor a return to the New York Mets, where he would join a...
Via The Daily Stache
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Johan Santana injures shoulder

The Mets reportedly announced that Johan Santana has a probable re-tear of the anterior capsule in his pitching shoulder. It could be a career-ending injury.

Via New York Mets Report
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Did Santana Commit Career Suicide?

HOW MUCH IS SANTANA CAUSE OF HIS OWN PROBLEMS? When Johan Santana said he doesn’t know when he will pitch again, it isn’t inconceivable it could be never. Santana’s left shoulder is not getting better and it isn’t unfair to wonder if the prideful or stubborn lefthander – take your pick – may have committed career suicide on March 3, a quiet Sunday that turned into one...
Via New York Mets Report
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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