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Johan Santana pitches, lives to tell about it

Posted on: March 6, 2012 2:05 pm
Edited on: March 6, 2012 4:22 pm
Johan Santana

By C. Trent Rosecrans

Pitching for the first time since 2010, Mets left-hander Johan Santana threw in a game. It may have only been an exhibition, but for someone with Santana's recent past, it was no doubt a big game.

So how'd he do?

He threw two scoreless innings, allowed a hit and a walk. Of his 29 pitches, 17 were strikes. According to the New York Times, he hit 90 mph on the gun once, while sitting around 87-88.

"Finally I had an opportunity to go out there and finally get the first one out of the way," Santana told reporters (via "... I was excited about today. Even as I was preparing myself prior to the game, I was anxious to go out there and do it. But, at the same time, it was all about how I feel. I know it is a game situation and you have to do your job out there, but I was just focused on making sure I do the mechanics the right way and feeling good and not feeling anything in my arm. And that's how I felt today. I felt good."

 And his arm, apparently, remained attached to his body. At this point, that's all that really matters.

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Since: Dec 12, 2009
Posted on: March 6, 2012 9:43 pm

Johan Santana pitches, lives to tell about it

....Sandy must be happy......Now he can start looking for a team to trade him to.....

I feel bad for Mets fans, they deserve better than this, but Bud will protect his buddies.....

Mets fans should boycott going to Mets games.....Don't give Wilpon another penny!

Since: Mar 15, 2009
Posted on: March 6, 2012 3:44 pm

Johan Santana pitches, lives to tell about it

Make it past spring training, then run a story...

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