Johan Santana has a torn Achilles, and his career is probably over

The @Orioles' Johan Santana tore his left Achilles during extended spring training and is out for the rest of the season. — FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) June 6, 2014
Via The Outside Corner
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Santana Out For 2014 With Torn Achilles

Photo Credit:   On Friday, Rich Dubroff of reported Johan Santana tore his left Achilles tendon during an extended spring training game in Sarasota, FL. The game was to be Santana’s last before progressing to two minor league starts as final prep before joining the big league club. The 35-year-old Santana, 139-78 in 12 major league seasons, re...
Via DC Sports-Kings
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Johan Santana tears Achilles, out for 2014

At 35-years old, Johan Santana has accomplished a lot in Major League Baseball, including throwing a no-hitter in 2012 while with the New York Mets. Santana, though, has also suffered more than his fair share of injuries. Throughout his career it’s been his shoulder and his elbow that have caused Santana problems, but Friday an MRI revealed Santana had torn his Achilles. Santana...
Via Sports-Glory
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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 done for season with torn Achilles

Johan Santana will not be returning to a major league mound in 2014. The left hander has been diagnosed with a torn Achilles which will force him to miss the entire 2014 season. Santana was trying to retrieve a ball during extended spring training. The veteran pitcher had been hoping to join the rotation of the Baltimore Orioles in mid-June but now is questionable to ever pitch at...
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 […]
Via Full Scale Sports
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: Johan Santana tears Achilles, out for year

#51684277 / gettyimages.comOrioles left-handed pitcher, Johan Santana, injured his Achilles tendon while pitching in what was speculated to be his last extended spring training start before going to an Orioles affiliate for rehab starts.  Santana has been at the Orioles spring training facility in Sarasota, FL recovering from April 2013 shoulder surgery, in hopes of making his...
Via MLB Injury News
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 Rumors: Baltimore may move towards six-man rotation

As Roch Kubatko reports, [Orioles manager Buck] "Showalter indicated today that he could go to a six-man rotation when Johan Santana comes off the disabled list, perhaps as early as June 19".By slgckgc via Wikimedia CommonsThere isn't much of a precedent in baseball history for a six-man rotation. Many clubs each season will go through a period or two during the season...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: Johan Santana placed on DL

The Baltimore Orioles head into a series against the Texas Rangers today with a 28-27 record, third in the American League East. They are keeping themselves in thick of things in the division despite a pitching staff that is 24th in the Major Leagues in ERA at 4.21. There is some good news, sort of, on pitcher Johan Santana, who was called up from Triple-A Norfolk. But don'...
Via MLB Injury News
June 03, 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

This Day In Mets History: Johan Tosses First Mets No-Hitter

After 8,019 regular season games spanning over 50 years, Johan Santana tossed the Mets’ first no-hitter. An 8-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on this date in 2012 in front of a scant crowd of 27,069 in Flushing. World Series MVP David Freese came to the plate with two outs and the count ran to 3-2 before Santana struck him out to end the game and write himself into the history...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Happy 2nd Anniversary! Johan Santana Throws First Ever Mets No Hitter

It was two years ago today that Johan Santana entered Mets lore forever and broke a streak that some Mets fans thought would never be broken. On a windy Friday night at Citi Field against, at the time, defending World Champion St. Louis Cardinals, Johan Santana threw the first ever no hitter in Mets history. Santana would strike out 2011 World Series MVP David Freese to end it while...
Via The Daily Stache
June 01, 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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Johan Santana throws four innings in extended spring training

Johan Santana’s comeback with the Orioles continues chugging along, as the rehabbing left-hander tossed four innings in an extended spring training game Thursday. Orioles manager Buck Showalter declined to tell Brittany Ghiroli of exactly how fast Santana was throwing after previous reports had him in the high-80s last week, but he did say that the two-time Cy Young winner...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles' Johan Santana (Shoulder Capsule) Pitches in Extended Spring Training Game

The Baltimore Orioles rank 17th in MLB in starter’s ERA at 4.45, but some help may be on the way. Offseason acquisition Johan Santana is inching closer to his return to the big leagues after missing all of 2013 with a torn left shoulder capsule.#162270344 / gettyimages.comSantana pitched two innings against extended spring training hitters from the Minnesota Twins on Monday...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: Johan Santana to throw sim game

The Baltimore Orioles start a three-game series in Minnesota tonight after sweeping a double-header yesterday against the Pittsburgh Pirates.  The Orioles are now 14-12, good for second in the division and the first wild card position.  The Orioles are hoping they could add a veteran arm in Johan Santana to their rotation soon, an arm that could very well put the Orioles over...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Johan Santana Is Unloading His Boring Florida House – $1.6 Million

  Johan Santana and his wife Yasmile listed their boring Fort Myers house for $1,599,500. The couple originally listed the house in March…
Via Busted Coverage
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles' Johan Santana to throw a bullpen session on Thursday

Mastering the art of resiliency, Baltimore Orioles left-hander Johan Santana will continue his road back to big leagues on Thursday, as the 35-year old is scheduled to throw a bullpen session at the team's minor league complex in Sarasota, Florida.Johan Santana will throw BP on Thursday in Sarasota, another step forward for his rehab from shoulder surgery. #orioles— Eduardo...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Santana filled with encouragement after throwing off full mound

While the Orioles performed pickoff and outfield drills and took batting practice on the replica Camden Yards field this afternoon, Johan Santana quietly threw a bullpen session between two other practice fields, away from the view of his teammates and manager Buck Showalter. Santana advanced to a full mound and drew praise from assistant athletic trainer Chris Correnti and pitching...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Johan Santana to throw from mound, Dylan Bundy begins throwing from half-mound

  The Baltimore Orioles have remained hopeful that former Cy Young winner Johan Santana will be able to help them at some point this season. On Thursday Santana will began throwing from a mound. Santana, 35, missed the entire 2013 season after undergoing  his second shoulder capsule surgery. Another pitcher the Orioles hope to see this season is Dylan Bundy. The former top prospect...
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles sign veteran Johan Santana

Baltimore Orioles sign veteran Johan SantanaThe Baltimore Orioles agreed to a minor league contract with veteran southpaw Johan Santana on Tuesday. The deal is largely based on incentives, but the 34-year-old Santana can make a minimum of $3 million if he is added to the O’s 40-man roster. A two-time Cy Young Award winner with the Minnesota Twins, Santana has pitched for the New...
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Ervin Santana’s decision may take days.

Free agent pitcher Ervin Santana caused a social media frenzy yesterday. The 31-year old, Dominican starting pitcher had reportedly signed a 1-year, $14 million deal with the Toronto Blue Jays yesterday. However, the reports were false. Early morning reports initially suggested that Santana was mulling one-year offers from the Blue Jays, Baltimore Orioles and possibly one or more...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins were on Santana, but not for $3 million guaranteed

he Twins were interested in bringing Johan Santana back on a minor-league deal, but not at the financial level the Baltimore Orioles reached to secure the veteran left-hander's services this week. "He clearly got more money, I'll tell you that much," Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony said of the $3 million guarantee Santana will receive if he reaches the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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