Twins Agree to Trade Santana to Mets
From the Globe's Gordon Edes (1/29):
Red Sox sources confirmed that pitcher Johan Santana is headed to the New York Mets, ending their pursuit of the two-time Cy Young Award winner. USA Today broke the news of the deal, in which the Mets are sending four prospects to the Twins and now will have 72 hours to sign Santana to a contract extension.
From USA Today's Bob Nightengale (1/29): "The New York Mets have agreed to a trade for two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana, giving up four prospects to acquire the left-handed ace of the Minnesota Twins, according to two high-ranking Twins officials with knowledge of the talks and a person close to Santana. The deal is pending the Mets and Santana reaching agreement on a six- or seven-year contract extension and that Santana passes a physical."