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Johan's troubles not just off the field

Santana's struggles on mound are cause for concern in week of scandal for Mets' ace

Updated: June 26, 2010, 10:03 PM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- It was easy to wonder where Mets starter Johan Santana's mind was before Saturday's game and the answer -- not a good one -- came right away.

Santana was facing the Minnesota Twins, the first big-league club he starred for. He was pitching in New York for the first time since a graphic police report detailing an October sexual assault allegation against him in Florida made tabloid news on Wednesday, and prodded him to publicly address that he had had sex at a Fort Myers golf ...

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