Originally written on The Baseball Page  |  Last updated 10/22/14
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As the New York Mets continue their slow march to the end of the regular season, one troubling trend that can't be ignored is the sudden decline of Mets starter Johan Santana. Santana, who delivered what looks to be the apex of the 2012 season with his no hitter on June 1st, has fallen into a tailspin since that game. Santana's ERA since his no hitter is well over 15 and he has hit the disabled list once with a sprained ankle. Rumors have also been swirling that Santana's arm is fatigued after a grueling first season back from shoulder surgery. The latest on the Mets ace and a lot more will be the focus of this week's Mets 101 News and Notes. Let's get started with: Johan Santana Undergoes MRI on Back: Johan Santana underwent an MRI on his back yesterday and the results will not be known until later today, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Santana's balky back appears to be the latest issue troubling the left hander, who has not looked the same since he...
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