Johan Santana is a the best pitcher to play for the Mets. In between the 2007-2008 off-season the Mets traded Carlos Gomez, Phil Humber, Deolis Guerra, and Kevin Mulvey to the Minnesota Twins for Johan Santana. Johan had brought some great wins for the Mets from the start of the 2008 season. He is now the Mets ace of the pitching staff. He and David Wright have been know as both spporters for the Mets in each season game.
Member of the DL and the 2009 SeasonEdit
In 2009 Johan was supposed to start on opening day at Citi Field but his wife gave birth to two new kids. So then Mike Pelfrey became the starter and they lost 6-5 to the San Diego Padres. Later with the struggles and injuries Johan will also be brought to the DL with Bone Chips in his left elbow in which he needed off-season surgery and it was true that he would be put on the DL.
2010 and Opening DayEdit
On April 5, 2010 the Mets opened the new season with Santana to be the started of the game against the Flordia Marlins in a Mets 7-1 win. Johan got support in the bottom of the first inning when David Wright hit a 2-run homer in his first at-bat of the season making it 2-0 Mets Both Johan and Wright helped the Mets win Opening Day against the Marlins.
On, june 1st 2012, Johan Santana Threw A No Hitter against the Saint Louis Cardinals with 134 pitches.