Nov. 1 11:09 AM PT12:09 PM MT1:09 PM CT2:09 PM ET14:09 ET18:09 GMT2:09 CST11:09 AM MST1:09 PM EST1:39 PM VEN22:09 UAE12:09 PM CT-The Mets have declined a $25 million option on Santana and will pay the left-hander a $5.5 million buyout. Analysis: The left-hander will be 35 next season and becomes a free agent. The decision Friday completes a $137.5 million, six-year contract that was agreed to before the 2008 season. Santana was a two-time Cy Young Award winner with Minnesota. But he went 46-34 with a 3.18 ERA during the term of the deal, missing the 2011 and 2013 seasons following shoulder surgery. In 2012, he pitched the first no-hitter in Mets history.
Mar. 30 1:11 PM PT2:11 PM MT3:11 PM CT4:11 PM ET16:11 ET20:11 GMT4:11 CST1:11 PM MST3:11 PM EST3:41 PM VEN0:11 UAE (+1)2:11 PM CT-Santana has had shoulder surgery for the second time in 31 months. Analysis: The Mets said the 34-year-old left-hander was operated on Tuesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Mets medical director David Altchek repaired a tear in the capsule in the front of his left shoulder. The team said the two-time Cy Young Award winner will be hospitalized overnight. Santana is likely to miss the entire season for the second time in three years.
Mar. 28 4:10 PM PT5:10 PM MT6:10 PM CT7:10 PM ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 CST4:10 PM MST6:10 PM EST6:40 PM VEN3:10 UAE (+1)5:10 PM CT-Santana has injured his left shoulder again and likely will need surgery and miss the 2013 season. The two-time Cy Young Award winner missed the 2011 season following shoulder surgery in September 2010, then returned last year and pitched the first no-hitter in the team's history. He hasn't pitched in an exhibition game this year because of arm weakness. Analysis: Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Thursday that an MRI in New York a day earlier showed a "probable" re-tear of Santana's left shoulder capsule. Alderson said Santana's $25 million salary this year is not covered by insurance. The Mets will also owe him a $6 million buyout after this season.
Feb. 22 8:23 AM PT9:23 AM MT10:23 AM CT11:23 AM ET11:23 ET16:23 GMT0:23 CST9:23 AM MST11:23 AM EST11:53 AM VEN20:23 UAE10:23 AM CT-The New York Mets say they plan to put Santana on the disabled list for the start of the season. Analysis: Mets manager Terry Collins announced the team's intention on Friday. Santana hasn't pitched in a spring training game this year and hasn't thrown a bullpen session since March 3. He went 6-9 last season and was shut down in August because of back problems.