Johan Santana gets extra rest

Updated: June 4, 2012, 4:15 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW YORK -- The New York Mets have shuffled their rotation following Johan Santana's no-hitter.

Santana, who sat out last season following shoulder surgery, will be given at least one extra day of rest before making his next start. The left-hander threw a career-high 134 pitches Friday night in finishing the no-hitter against the Cardinals.

Dillon Gee has been moved up a day to start Monday's series finale against the St. Louis Cardinals on his regular four days' rest.

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