Johan Santana to make Mets debut Friday against Cardinals Print
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Thursday, 28 February 2008 13:29
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 PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -Johan Santana will make his Grapefruit League debut for the New York Mets on Friday against the St. Louis Cardinals.
The left-hander said he was excited, and will focus on fine-tuning mechanics.
``It will be fun for everybody,'' Santana said Thursday at the Mets' spring training facility. ``I'm just going to concentrate on what I'm doing on the mound. That's what I'm supposed to do.''
The Mets acquired the much ballyhooed left-handed pitcher for outfielder Carlos Gomez and pitchers Kevin Mulvey, Deolis Guerra and Philip Humber.
Santana, a two-time Cy Young Award winner, went 15-13 with a 3.33 ERA in 219 innings last season. He had 235 strikeouts and could be the innings-eating ace the Mets desperately lacked last season.
Since the trade did not touch the club at the major league level, many suspect Santana could be the missing piece toward a Mets trip to the World Series.
The fan expectations are not a concern for Santana, who has embraced the concept that the Mets should make the postseason.
``I think it's good,'' Santana said. ``That's what they wanted. Hopefully, we meet their expectations and that's what we're here for. They're happy, we're happy. We can't ask for anything more.''
 

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