Sandy Alderson noted Wednesday that the Mets have veto power over whether Johan Santana pitches in the World Baseball Classic. Because its a sensitive topic considering Santana's popularity in Venezuela, Alderson did not come out and say the Mets would nix the southpaw's participation. But he came close to implying as much. And team insiders paint it as unlikely Santana will don the Venezuelan uniform in the March tournament.
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