Mets shut down ex-Twins ace Santana for rest of season

Ex-Twin Johan Santana has been shut down by the New York Mets the rest of the year. He doesn’t need surgery, just rest and medication for his sore lower back. Ever since firing a no-hitter on June 1, Santana has struggled on the mound, going 0-5 with an ERA over 15 in his last five starts.
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