Port St. Lucie, FL (Sports Network) - New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana is
still not throwing from a mound and could start the season on the disabled
Mets manager Terry Collins has indicated that Santana won't break camp with
the team when it heads north to start the season.
Santana had been tabbed to start the season-opener on April 1, but is still
bothered by shoulder weakness and is only throwing at distances to help build
The 33-year-old left-hander made just 21 starts in 2012 and was 6-9 with a
4.85 ERA. He didn't pitch after Aug. 17 because of a back issue.
Santana became the first Met to throw a no-hitter last June 1 against St.
Louis. He was also out of action from July 20-Aug. 11 because of a right ankle
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