Sports MN Quiz: Who did the Twins get from the Mets for Johan Santana?

Two former Twins have tossed no-hitters this year: Philip Humber (White Sox) and Johan Santana (Mets). Humber, as you'll recall, came to the Twins in exchange for Santana from the Mets. What other players were involved in that deal? For the answer, click on the headline above.
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During 2007–2008 offseason, Santana was traded for Humber, Carlos Gomez, Deolis Guerra and Kevin Mulvey.

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