Wed, 05 Mar 2014 12:17:41 -0800
Baltimore Orioles SP Johan Santana said he's not ready to pitch in the majors yet, and the team is setting a target date of June 1 for his arrival. The team sees him as a starter that can pitch out of the bullpen if needed. He hasn't pitched in relief since 2003, however.
Fantasy Tip: Given his age and extensive injury history, Santana is unlikely to produce valuable fantasy stats this year. If he does, it'll probably be in a short-term window for desperate AL-only owners.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 14:33:41 -0800
Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter said SP Johan Santana will be used as a starter if he makes the roster.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 09:55:02 -0800
Baltimore Orioles SP Johan Santana can make a base of $3 million if he's on the major league roster this year, and MLB Daily Dish's Chris Cotillo reports that the deal also contains "very makeable" incentives of $5.5 million. The Orioles could use him as a reliever to start.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:34:40 -0800
The Baltimore Orioles have agreed with free-agent SP Johan Santana (Mets) on a one-year deal. Terms have not been disclosed.
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 20:49:24 -0800
Updating a previous report, free-agent SP Johan Santana (Mets) was at the spring training complex of the Baltimore Orioles Monday, March 3, and he and the team are nearing an agreement on a minor-league deal, according to a team official. He might be used as a reliever once he is able to pitch, but might be a few months from game action.
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:36:52 -0800
The Baltimore Orioles are in serious talks with free-agent SP Johan Santana (Mets), and it appears likely that they'll sign him. The Orioles could use him as a reliever.
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:30:09 -0800
The Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, Texas Rangers, Minnesota Twins, Pittsburgh Pirates, Philadelphia Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays were in attendance to watch free-agent SP Johan Santana (Mets) throw the other day. One scout said Santana is in great shape but just needs to build arm strength.
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:22:29 -0800
The New York Mets did not send a scout to watch free-agent SP Johan Santana's (Mets) throwing session Tuesday, Feb. 25.
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:02:51 -0800
The Minnesota Twins were reportedly in attendance at free-agent SP Johan Santana's (Mets) throwing session Tuesday, Feb. 25.
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:16:06 -0800
The New York Yankees were one of seven teams to watch free-agent SP Johan Santana's (Mets) throwing session Tuesday, Feb. 25. Santana topped out at 81 mph and had an impressive changeup. It's unlikely that the Yankees make a push to sign Santana, however. Friends of Santana say he's hoping to return May 1 or June 1.