Sandy Alderson

Sandy Alderson

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson speaks about pitcher Johan Santana during a news conference Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, in New York. Santana is headed to the disabled list and not expected to pitch again this season. Alderson said Wednesday that the left-hander was going on the 15-day DL with inflammation in his lower back. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)