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According to Ken Rosenthal from, during an appearance on SNY’s Daily News Live, Johan Santana is in the room with Mets representatives and his agents while negotiating what could end up being a seven-year deal in total, with an eighth-year option.

…next step has got to be a signature…

…sign, johan…sign

Update5:50 pm

…for what it’s worth, supper has been delivered to the negotiating table…i kid you not

Update6:02 pm

…seriously, this has to be a done deal, i would think…they’re not all together, in the same room, eating dinner, only to rip up the deal and go home, you know what i’m saying

Update6:44 pm

The Mets have issued a statement saying negotiations are complete and Santana is scheduled to take a physical.

…from what i can gather, the physical will be tomorrow

Update6:46 pm

i have reason to believe the deal is for a guaranteed six years, and $137.5 million…as expected, he’ll stay under contract on his current deal, but paid roughly $7 million on top of that…i can’t confirm that with people connected to the team, though…

Update7:02 pm

…santana’s agents also rep Jose Reyes, who has been invited to the press conference, which will almost certainly be next week…

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