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Johan Santana's season is over.
The Mets announced Wednesday night that Santana has inflammation in his lower back and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. Although the team said surgery "is not indicated," general manager Sandy Alderson said he does not expect Santana to pitch again this season.
Santana will be treated with rest and medication, the team said. The Mets hope to...