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Mets put Johan Santana on DL

Updated: July 22, 2012, 12:14 AM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- New York Mets left-hander Johan Santana was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a sprained right ankle.

Santana has given up 19 earned runs in his last three starts. In the eight starts since he threw a career-high 134 pitches in a no-hitter June 1, Santana has a 6.54 ERA and has allowed 11 homers in 42 2/3 innings.

The 33-year-old Santana originally suffered the injury July 6, when Chicago Cubs outfielder Reed Johnson stepped on Santana's foot as he was ...

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