According to USA Today, the deal is pending the Mets and Santana reaching agreement on a six-or seven-year contract extension and the results of a physical. [Link]
Santana has agreed to waive his no-trade clause if a long-term contract extension is reached. According to the report, Minnesota will get Carlos Gomez and pitchers Phil Humber, Deolis Guerra and Kevin Mulvey in the trade.
Beerleaguer: The sounds of our "small splashes" never sounded so small. This is a tidalwave, causing a flood that will submerge the rest of the National League East for six or seven years. Baseball's best pitcher belongs to the Mets, set to anchor the rotation for years to come while canceling out our best hitters head-to-head.
Introducing the winner, and new champion, of the 2008 off-season, and possibly much, more more: Johan Santana and the New York Mets, who've stuck it right up the Phillies' butts.