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The Mets paid Johan Santana $48 million for not pitching.

When Johan Santana's been healthy for the Mets, he's pitched like the ace they paid him to be. Problem is, he missed the entire 2011 season due to injury, and he recently suffered another shoulder injury that ended his 2013 season, and might end his career. He's earned $48 million for those two missed seasons—talk about money going down the drain.

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