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Johan Santana falls off HOF ballot

For some former MLB players, Wednesday afternoon was bittersweet. Bitter in the sense that they had not just made the Hall of Fame, but sweet in the sense that they had another shot. For Johan Santana, however, Wednesday afternoon would only be bitter. That’s because with only 2.4 percent of the vote, Santana is already off the ballot. It would be his first, and as it turns out only...
Via The Sports Post
January 25, 2018  |  Discuss

10 takeaways from the 2018 Hall of Fame voting

The results are in: four players were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame and will represent the Class of 2018. Chipper Jones and Jim Thome got in on their first try, while Vladimir Guerrero (second) and Trevor Hoffman (third) also got in.From players who made it to those who didn’t, as well as how the controversial figures fared in 2018, we have 10 interesting takeaways from the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 24, 2018  |  Discuss

Johan Santana reportedly attempting another comeback

They tell you to chase your dreams, and Johan Santana isn’t letting go of his hope to pitch in the majors again. According to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman, Santana, who is currently a free agent, hopes to return to the mound sometime during 2016 and is seeking the right fit. johan is gunning for mid-year comeback. has milestones in mind. has comfort/familiarity in mind. so twins...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Johan Santana signed by Blue Jays to minor league deal

By Larry Brown Johan Santana’s baseball career is not over yet. Despite undergoing surgery to repair a torn capsule in his shoulder twice — he missed all of 2011 and 2013 as he recovered — Santana is continuing his career. The Blue Jays announced Thursday they have signed the two-time Cy Young Award winner to a minor-league deal. Santana will be invited to the team’s big league...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Johan Santana: Any Chance He’ll Return To Mets Is Now Over

The future of Johan Santana returning with the Mets was a question many people had after the 2013 season ended. Two weeks ago, there was still a better-than-none chance of Santana signing a minor league deal with the Mets. However, this past week put a huge dent in the chances of Johan re-signing with the team he spent the past six years with.A week ago, the Mets signed 29-year old...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Is a Johan Santana Reunion Feasible?

The New York Mets signed Johan Santana to a six-year, $137.5M contract in 2008 to spearhead a rotation that looked to close Shea Stadium with a championship. Santana was the perfect fit for a club in desperate need of a bonafide ace: A two-time Cy Young Award winner, he thrice led the American League in strikeouts and held the AL to a WHIP below 1.000 in four consecutive seasons...
Via Around Citi
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

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