Monday, July 25, 2011

News: Johan Santana

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Mets GM Sandy Alderson told the Press & Sun-Bulletin of Binghamton on Sunday night via email: "The next outing for Johan will be in a controlled setting in Port St. Lucie."

After Johan completed a successful bullpen session yesterday at Sun Life Stadium in Florida, it was suggested that he might begin his minor league rehab assignment this week. However, it seems that the Mets will be extra cautious with Santana and have him throw another simulated game.

I can't argue with their thinking as the most important thing is to have a healthy Johan Santana for 2012.