JOHAN SANTANA NEWS

Twins welcome their latest Santana

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Ervin Santana's given name was Johan. This was a fine way to be identified for the right-hander raised in the Dominican Republic and working his way up through the minor leagues. Except there was this other pitcher named Johan Santana who had begun to make a big name for himself with Minnesota. Baseball card after baseball card would come to him from confused autograph...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins link with Ervin Santana has history

MINNEAPOLIS -- Scouting the Midwest League in 2002, the Minnesota Twins stumbled upon a pitcher named Johan Santana in which they saw the potential for a long major-league career. Santana was playing for Cedar Rapids, now an affiliate in the Minnesota organization. But in 2002, Santana's rights belonged to the Anaheim Angels. The irony struck Twins general manager Terry Ryan. Johan...
Via Fox Sports North
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Winter Meetings Day 4: No major deals for Braves in San Diego

There was no splash. The Atlanta Braves were among the most active teams in baseball before the Winter Meetings kicked off at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront hotel this week, and there were strong indications more waves were on the way. After trading star outfielder Jason Heyward, acquiring young starter Shelby Miller and talented prospect Tyrell Jenkins and signing former Orioles...
Via Fox Sports South
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles could re-sign Johan Santana

Johan Santana could get another chance to revive his career with the Baltimore Orioles next season, as executive vice-president of baseball operations Dan Duquette told Roch Kubatko that the  club is open to re-signing the left-hander who has had tons of injuries during the past few years.Duquette also said, as I’ve heard previously, that re-signing Johan Santana is a possibility...
Via Baseball Essential
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles interested in re-signing Johan Santana

The Baltimore Orioles are interested in re-signing pitcher Johan Santana. Santana was attempting to make a comeback from shoulder surgery last year when he tore his Achilles tendon. It was a tough blow for Santana who was close to returning to the big leagues. The 35-year-old is not quite ready to hang it up with his agent recently saying that Santana was “hellbent on coming back...
Via Tireball.com
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Murphy Hasn’t Been Approached About Playing Outfield

On Sunday, April 12th, 2009, left fielder Daniel Murphy drifted towards the warning track inside Dolphins Stadium in Miami, FL. Johan Santana was on the mound and just a few games into the season, Murphy was about to blow a game for the New York Mets with a big error. Josh Johnson would go on to pitch a complete game shutout while Santana got a tough luck 2-1 loss. This April,...
Via Mets Merized Online
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Discussed Moving Murphy To The Outfield

On Sunday, April 12th, 2009, left fielder Daniel Murphy drifted towards the warning track inside Dolphins Stadium in Miami, FL. Johan Santana was on the mound and just a few games into the season, Murphy was about to blow a game for the New York Mets with a big error. Josh Johnson would go on to pitch a complete game shutout while Santana got a tough luck 2-1 loss. This April,...
Via Mets Merized Online
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Prospect Eduardo Rodriguez Learned ‘A Lot’ From Johan Santana

Eduardo Rodriguez missed five weeks with a knee sprain back in April and May. It turned out to be a blessing in disguise. Rodriguez was acquired by the Boston Red Sox from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for Andrew Miller right before the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline. The 21-year-old dominated with Double-A Portland upon joining the Red Sox system, but one of...
Via NESN.com
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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: tireball.com   On Friday, Rich Dubroff of CSNBaltimore.com 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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via Tireball.com
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 MASNSports.com, Santana suffered a torn Achilles and will be out for the rest of the season. Johan […]
Via Full Scale Sports
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Johan Santana will miss the rest of the season after tearing Achilles

Baltimore Orioles gamble on 2-time Cy Young Award winner, Johan Santana, who was making a comeback before an MRI revealed a torn Achilles suffered during an extended Spring Training outing.  Santana has been trying to come back from a second shoulder injury he tore last season with the New York Mets.  Baltimore were hoping that Johan still had a little bit left in the tank to...
Via Reading Between The Seams
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...
Via Tireball.com
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 when injury...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 05, 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...
Via Tireball.com
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...
Via Tireball.com
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

Orioles Injury Updates: Manny Machado, Johan Santana

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado made his way back into the lineup on May 1 after missing all of Spring Training and April recovering from knee surgery, but he is out of Friday night's lineup after leaving Thursday's game. Pitcher Johan Santana has yet to pitch for the Orioles after signing a Minor-League contract this past offseason while recovering from left shoulder...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Montero Uncorks A Partial No-No

Montero lasted 5.1 innings and didn’t surrender a single hit to the the Salt Lake Bees.  Sadly, the only way Montero was going to throw a no hitter today was if he went the Johan Santana route... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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May 09, 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
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