Santana Exits Game After 5 Innings and 65 Pitches

Metszilla.comCorrespondent ISeptember 2, 2010

NEW YORK - AUGUST 28:  Johan Santana #57 of the New York Mets delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros on August 28, 2010 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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After pitching 5 innings of 1 run ball against the Atlanta Braves tonight Johan Santana was removed from the game.

There was no sign of an injury although the team’s trainer could be seen talking to Jerry Manuel in the dugout in the top of the 6th.  At this point, all we have is speculation:

Apture™View Table of ContentsBackNextTwitter  . There is no immediate word on why Santana was pulled after five innings, leading 3-1.

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