Johan Santana

#57 SP / Toronto Blue Jays / EXP: 12YRS / MINORS Height: 6-0 Weight: 210 lb Age: 36 College: No College Bats/Throws L/L

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    • by Shawn Krest |

      Johan Santana shuts down for year, gets release from Blue Jays

      Pitcher Johan Santana is shutting down his comeback attempt for the 2015 season, due to a toe infection. He hopes to pitch again in winter ball, per TSN Radio. As a result, the Blue Jays granted Santana his release, per The Fan 590.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Johan Santana's throwing program slowed by foot infection

      Johan Santana's throwing program has been slowed by a foot infection, the Blue Jays announced Wednesday, per The Blue Jays did not provide any further information. Santana was already working his way back from shoulder and Achilles injuries.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Comeback progress slow for Blue Jays lefty Johan Santana

      Blue Jays southpaw and former standout Johan Santana, who has missed three of the last four seasons to injury, is making slow progress in his recovery from a shoulder injury, Sportsnet is reporting. He remains on a throwing program and is throwing about 100 feet, but has yet to do any mound work. The 36-year-old Santana hasn't pitched extensively since 2012.

    • by R.J. White |

      Johan Santana sticking with Blue Jays past opt-out date

      Blue Jays pitcher Johan Santana will remain with the organization past his April 28 opt-out date, TSN reports. Santana is progressing slowly in his return from a shoulder injury. He's still throwing from flat ground and has no timetable to pitch off a mound. The two-time Cy Young winner hasn't pitched in the majors since 2012.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Blue Jays' Anthopoulos: Santana to be re-evaluated at end of April

      Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos said starting pitcher Johan Santana (shoulder) continues to progress "a little bit slower than expected" on his throwing program, per Still, Toronto has no timetable for his return. "We'll re-evaluate him at the end of the month," Anthopoulos said.

    • by Dave Peters |

      Jays P Johan Santana is making progress in rehab

      Blue Jays pitcher Johan Santana is making progress toward a return to the mound, according to the Toronto Sun. Santana was signed to a minor-league contract in February. He has been using weighted balls during pitching exercises to strengthen his shoulder muscles. "He's making some progress," manager John Gibbons said on Monday. "We've had a lot of guys who've had success with the weighted ball program and we hope it'll work for him." The former Cy Young winner, 35, hasn't pitched in a regular season game since 2012 while with the Mets.

    • by R.J. White |

      Report: Blue Jays pay Johan Santana $100,000 retention bonus

      The Blue Jays have decided to pay a $100,000 retention bonus to pitcher Johan Santana to keep him in the organization, Yahoo! Sports reports. Manager John Gibbons said recently that Santana could be ready to return to the mound in mid-April. He's working his way back from shoulder and Achilles issues.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Blue Jays Johan Santana should return to mound in mid-April

      Blue Jays pitcher Johan Santana could return to the mound by mid-April, manager John Gibbons told the media. Santana is returning from shoulder and Achilles problems and is working his way back into playing form slowly. "I'm guessing, from what I heard, don't hold me to it, but they're hoping by the middle of April," Gibbons said, per's Gregor Chisholm.

    • by Chris Cwik |

      Blue Jays' Johan Santana throwing off flat ground

      Blue Jays pitcher Johan Santana is throwing off flat ground, according to Santana is attempting a comeback this season, but dealt with some arm issues during the offseason. There's currently no timetable for Santana to throw off a mound. At this point, it seems unlikely Santana will be ready by opening day. Manager John Gibbons said Santana will know when he's ready to go. "It's just kind of [depends on] how it feels," Gibbons said. "He'll let those guys know when he's ready." Santana posted a 4.85 ERA over 117 innings in 2012.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Blue Jays' Santana slated to start throwing program Tuesday

      Blue Jays starting pitcher Johan Santana is slated to start a throwing program Tuesday, as he is scheduled to play catch, according to the National Post. Santana, who suffered a torn Achilles in June, was shut down in January after having some shoulder discomfort while pitching in the Venezuelan winter league.

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