Mets eye Johan Santana rest days

Updated: June 3, 2012, 1:25 AM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Mets left-hander Johan Santana said he "feels fine" on Saturday, a day after throwing a 134-pitch no-hitter, a first in the history of the franchise in its 8,020th game.

But the Mets, wanting to be cautious with Santana, who missed all of last season after undergoing shoulder surgery, have a plan in place where the 33-year-old would be pushed back a day or two, according to manager Terry Collins.

Santana's next start is scheduled for Wednesday. But he said he'd ...

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