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Mets' Johan Santana to have surgery

Updated: September 11, 2010, 10:28 AM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Johan Santana has suffered a tear of the anterior capsule of the left shoulder and will have season-ending surgery in the near future, the Mets announced Friday. Santana is unsure if he'll be ready to pitch by Opening Day.

An MRI taken at the Hospital for Special Surgery on Thursday revealed the tear. The injury is located on the front and bottom part of the shoulder close to the pectoral muscle, the team said, resulting in discomfort radiating through both the pectoral muscle ...

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