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Mets' Johan Santana starts throwing

Updated: February 12, 2011, 8:42 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- New York Mets left-hander Johan Santana, who underwent Sept. 14 shoulder surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his left shoulder, has started tossing a baseball, pitching coach Dan Warthen said Friday.

Warthen said he spoke with Santana, who is rehabbing at his home in Fort Myers, Fla., by telephone. During that conversation, the ace told Warthen he has played catch three times. Santana is expected to arrive at the Mets' complex in Port St. Lucie within a couple ...

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