Johan Santana plans to pitch next season (NBC Sports)

Johan Santana‘s agent gave an update on the left-hander’s status, telling Andy Martino of the New York Daily News that the two-time Cy Young winner plans to pitch next season after missing all of this year following shoulder surgery. Santana will be a free agent after finishing a six-year, $137.5 million contract with the Mets…

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Why 2007 Matt Garza Trade Was More Regretful for Minnesota Twins Than Johan Santana Trade (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

COMMENTARY | There isn't a trade in the history of the Minnesota Twins that will be as scrutinized as the Johan Santana trade.

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Could Carlos Beltran Be an Option for the New York Mets in 2014? (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

COMMENTARY | The trials and tribulations of the New York Mets' outfield has been well-documented. Looking ahead to 2014, who could Sandy Alderson target in the free agent market? The salaries of Johan Santana and Jason Bay are coming off the books, giving New York more financial flexibility. While some want the Mets to go after Shin Soo-Choo and Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Beltran should be given heavy consideration.

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Why Shaun Marcum’s Presence Will Be Important for a Young Mets Rotation (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

COMMENTARY | Shaun Marcum was the first player the New York Mets signed to a major league contract this past winter, with the right-hander inking a one-year/$4 million pact to pitch for the Amazins in 2013. He was brought on not to replace the wins and innings produced by Cy Young award winner R.A. Dickey last season, but to solidify what was thought to be a solid, but mostly young starting rotation. Now that Johan Santana is lost for the year, his veteran presence is needed more than ever, but the hurler has been on the disabled list since March 22 with bicep tendonitis.

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Marlins-Mets Preview (The Associated Press)

Johan Santana is likely out for the entire season, but the New York Mets are off to a strong start thanks to impressive performances from the rotation.

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Johan Santana has shoulder surgery for 2nd time (The Associated Press)

NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana has had shoulder surgery for the second time in 31 months.

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Mets’ Santana to have surgery Tuesday (The SportsXchange)

The New York Mets announced Monday that left-hander Johan Santana will have season-ending surgery on Tuesday.

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New York Mets: Missing Carlos Gomez (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

COMMENTARY | With the recent news regarding Johan Santana's unfortunate season, and perhaps career-ending injury, it seems apropos to reflect on the trade that sent the southpaw to the New York Mets in the first place.

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Baseball-Major League Baseball roundup (Reuters)

March 30 (The Sports Xchange) - For the second time in 2 1/2 years, New York Mets left-hander Johan Santana will have surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his left shoulder that will prevent him from pitching this season, ESPN New York reported on Saturday. Team doctor David Altchek will perform the surgery. He also operated on Santana's shoulder in September 2010. It took Santana more than 1 1/2 years to recover the first time. The Mets still owe Santana $31 million, including a 2014 buyout. ...

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MLB Roundup: Santana likely lost for season, details of Jenks’ release revealed (The SportsXchange)

For the second time in 2 1/2 years, New York Mets left-hander Johan Santana will have surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his left shoulder that will prevent him from pitching this season, ESPN New York reported Saturday.

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