Johan Santana stopped going off mound

Updated: June 14, 2011, 7:46 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PITTSBURGH -- New York Mets left-hander Johan Santana stopped throwing off a mound 10 days ago after "soreness" in his surgically repaired left shoulder surfaced when he increased the intensity of his delivery, general manager Sandy Alderson said Monday.

Alderson said Santana has resumed long-tossing on flat ground and hoped to return to a mound later this week.

Santana is working back from Sept. 14 surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his left shoulder.

Alderson ...

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