Johan Santana to throw 45 pitches for Brooklyn today

Today in San Diego, Terry Collins told reporters Johan Santana is expected to throw 45 pitches today for Single-A Brooklyn.

Santana will then go to the bullpen to throw a 45 pitch bullpen session so to fully prepare for his start against the Braves next Saturday.

Santana was placed on the disabled list with a sprained ankle in late July.