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  • ADP Crowdsourcing: Carlos Santana
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 1/5/2011 -  8
    will be drafted (just like we did before), but also where you would take him. Before Buster Posey took the league by storm, there was Carlos Santana. Santana was called up by the Indians in mid

  • Celebrating Carlos Santana's Season
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 8/4/2010 -  25
    given their spot in the cellar of the AL Central. Even though it has been shortened or even prematurely ended, Carlos Santana's 2010 season deserves celebration. Santana has been everything we

  • The Obvious [Carlos] Santana
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 12/1/2011 -  12
    to expect these Internets to store and retrieve for us whatever the heck we want to look upon. Expect the Internets to waste your time. I assumed that the Carlos-Santana-(Cleveland-Catcher)-Carlos

  • Bearish on Carlos Santana
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 6/14/2011 -  20
    This is part of an ongoing pro/con series on RotoGraphs over the next couple of weeks. Today we'll look at the positive/negative side of Carlos Santana. Expect the opposite side shortly. Carlos

  • Bullish on Carlos Santana
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 6/14/2011 -  13
    Just moments ago, Howard put on his eviscerating goggles and made his best stab at informing us why we should all be disappointed in Carlos Santana this season. I understand this perspective, I

  • Carlos Santana - Fantasy 3B?
    in RotoGraphs by Chad Young - 1/21/2014 -  13
    Smarter minds than mine have addressed the Indians experimenting with Carlos Santana at 3B, but those minds have looked at things like "defense" and "what the Indians need" and "does this make any

  • The Aftermath of the Carlos Santana Experiment
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 7/14/2014 -  27
    it takes a while." Carlos Santana started this game at first base for the Indians. Lonnie Chisenhall played third. Nick Swisher served as the designated hitter. There's a reason I've presented those

  • Carlos Santana: A Hosmer Alternative
    in FanGraphs by Travis Sawchik - 11/10/2017 -  20
    to be an interesting position, too. Yonder Alonso, Lucas Duda, Eric Hosmer, Logan Morrison, and Carlos Santana, are each available to bidders on the market. Hosmer is the top brand name amongst

  • Carlos Santana Catches on with Cleveland
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 6/11/2010 -  20
    that had me scratching my head from the moment in was announced. In return for Blake, the Indians received breakout prospect Carlos Santana and minor league reliever Jonathan Meloan. Perhaps

  • Carlos Santana's Patient Approach
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 4/27/2011 -  13
    of Texas). Yet amid all that, they haven't yet clicked on all cylinders. That's because Carlos Santana has gotten off to something of a slow start. But there are plenty of indications that his

  • Carlos Santana: Already Supernatural
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 2/15/2011 -  43
    Carlos Santana has only played forty major league games, but he's already topped one significant leaderboard with his play. Consider this little nugget: Last year, he put up the best OPS by a switch

  • Promotion Watch: Carlos Santana
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 4/13/2010 -  18
    will summon uber-prospect Carlos Santana from Triple-A, who they comically acquired from the Dodgers for Casey Blake and whatever was left on his contract. Our own Marc Hulet ranked him

  • The Frustrating Carlos Santana
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 6/26/2012 -  32
    on Carlos Santana piece wasn't convincing anyone and some even pointed out that perhaps yours truly was just taking one for the team here and picking a side he may not wholeheartedly believe in.  But here we

  • Don't Worry about Carlos Santana
    in FanGraphs by Chris Cwik - 8/30/2011 -  17
    Few players are able to immediately dominate once promoted to the majors. Last season, Carlos Santana was the exception. In 192 plate appearances, Santana terrorized opposing pitchers, posting a .401

  • Carlos Santana: The Case of the Accurate Projections
    in RotoGraphs by David Wiers - 11/16/2012 -  4
    It seems as though Carlos Santana has been all figured out. I don't mean that opposing pitchers have figured him out — that certainly isn't the case. While pitchers struggle to get him out, various

  • Moving a Player Like Carlos Santana
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 1/20/2014 -  20
    We've already written about Carlos Santana's third-base transition once. Mike Petriello jumped on that story almost as soon as it came out, and he figured it was worth a winter attempt. What's

  • Carlos Santana Makes It a Crowd in Philly
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 12/15/2017 -  41
    Santana's combination of power and patience are likely to age well over the next three years.(Photo: Keith Allison) Carlos Santana is trading Polish Boys for cheesesteaks, looks like, agreeing

  • The Change: Finding the Next Carlos Santana
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 11/1/2016 -  2
    Carlos Santana had/is having quite the season. It's his best by virtually any metric. Pick slugging, isolated slugging, strikeout rate, batting average, hits, home runs, even baserunning runs

  • Indulging Carlos Santana At The Hot Corner
    in FanGraphs by Mike Petriello - 12/9/2013 -  21
    incredibly fun story pass us by. 27-year-old Indians catcher Carlos Santana, who hasn't played third base with any regularity since way back in Single-A in 2006 (for a town [Vero Beach

  • Carlos Santana Doesn't Care For Balls In Play
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 7/28/2014 -  30
    In a series of three GIFs from Friday night's baseballing match between the Indians of Cleveland and the Royals of Kansas City, I'll attempt to visually encapsulate Carlos Santana's 2014 season

  • The Argument for Carlos Santana, Starting Left Fielder
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 10/28/2016 -  18
    a first baseman/designated hitter since. Until tonight, apparently. Tonight, in a swing Game Three of the World Series, we're apparently going to see the debut of Carlos Santana, Starting Left Fielder

  • Extry, Extry: Carlos Santana Has Someone
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 6/3/2011 -  6
    That's Indians catcher Carlos Santana pictured above. At first blush, you might think that Mr. Santana is looking a little forlorn and world-weary. However, that's highly unlikely. That's because

  • Phillies Add Carlos Santana, Strange Fit
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/15/2017 -  54
    Williams, both of whom look somewhat interesting. So, yeah, I don't know. Carlos Santana is good. This price is fine, and maybe even a bargain. Every contender with an opening at first base should

  • Carlos Santana Looks Backward and Moves Forward
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 5/31/2013 -  8
    , but Carlos Santana becoming perhaps the best hitter on the team seems significant both for this season and beyond. Santana was the big prize of the 2008 trade that sent Casey Blake to the Dodgers

  • Hamels-Santana
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 9/8/2008 -  3
    When the Mets traded for Johan Santana and promptly signed him to a six year contract extension, I was one of few Phillies fans actually excited that their rivals had just acquired arguably the best

  • Domingo Santana as George Springer
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 3/2/2016 -  15
    envisioned an outfield of the now with Springer flanked by Carlos Gomez, so they traded Santana to Milwaukee to help make that vision a reality, and now here we are. Santana never possessed

  • Crowdsourcing Results: Posey and Santana
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 1/7/2011 -  10
    , it’d be too tempting to stay away. Carlos Santana My vote: 85, 72 Average: 80, 70 Median: 85, 80 Std Dev: 28.6, 25.4 Unlike Posey, it looks like we’re expecting Santana to be underrated

  • Ervin Santana Trade Implications
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 11/1/2012 -  8
    Yesterday, the Royals acquired Ervin Santana and cash from the Angels for minor-leaguer Brandon Sisk. Our own Dave Cameron extensively covered the deal from the real world perspective. The change

  • Unlikely Pairs: Santana and Choo
    in RotoGraphs by Andrew Perpetua - 10/26/2017 -  6
    major league plate appearances. In mid 2015, still in AAA, he was traded to the Brewers as part of the Carlos Gomez/Mike Fiers trade. In 2016, Santana injured his elbow and missed most of the season

  • Revisiting the Johan Santana Trade
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 1/23/2009 -  11
    It's been almost a year since the Minnesota Twins traded ace Johan Santana to the New York Mets for a collection of prospects. The trade probably hasn't gone as well as the Twins had hoped it would

  • Santana's Recent HR Drought
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 6/16/2008 -  0
    The biggest move this offseason saw Johan Santana heading to the Mets in exchange for Carlos Gomez and some more prospects. The former two-time (should be three-time) Cy Young Award winner looked

  • Johan Santana Rides Changeup to No-Hitter
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 6/2/2012 -  54
    York Mets: 1. Batter: Carlos Beltran First inning, one out, 1-2 count Santana set Beltran up with three fastballs and a slider, getting strike two on a fouled-off inside fastball

  • The Domingo Santana Experiment Comes to Houston
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 6/19/2015 -  14
    I've written about the Houston Astros an awful lot recently. Between Lance McCullers, Vincent Velasquez, and of course, Carlos Correa, they've had more than their share of impact prospects arrive

  • Contract Crowdsourcing 2013-14: Ervin Santana
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/18/2013 -  6
    by Santana this offseason. Other Players: Bronson Arroyo / Carlos Beltran / A.J. Burnett / Marlon Byrd / Robinson Cano / Shin-Soo Choo / Bartolo Colon / Nelson Cruz / David DeJesus / Stephen Drew

  • Indians Get No Discount With Santana Extension
    in FanGraphs by Mike Axisa - 4/10/2012 -  38
    Offensively competent catchers are perhaps the rarest commodity in baseball, and clubs tend to go to great lengths to make sure they can keep those guys long-term. The Indians and Carlos Santana

  • Ervin Santana Making Meatball History
    in FanGraphs by Michael Barr - 9/11/2012 -  12
    of the ugly. To that end, I looked at starting pitchers. Specifically, pitchers that had a penchant for allowing home runs. And that turned up Ervin Santana. (honorable mention to Phil Hughes

  • Is There a Trade Market for Carlos Lee?
    in FanGraphs by Wendy Thurm - 12/13/2011 -  16
    more than 800 innings. Catcher Carlos Santana platooned with LaPorta at first, logging 565 innings.  But Santana is principally a catcher and was played at first to keep his bat in the lineup when he

  • Carlos Beltran and the Inhibitors of Glory
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 6/4/2012 -  44
    or the Mets. It most certainly did not stem from a liking for the Cardinals. In fact, the desire only reared its head when Carlos Beltran faced Santana. I thought it would be cool if Beltran rocked one

  • Carlos Quentin's Power in PetCo
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 1/2/2012 -  0
    qualified for the batting title. His career .238 ISO would have dropped him to 20th on the list. A .219 ISO would have had him at 36th on the list, between Carlos Santana and Dan Uggla. He hits too

  • Projecting the Prospects in the Carlos Gomez Trade
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 7/31/2015 -  3
    Days after acquiring Scott Kazmir, the Astros went out and bought more players last night. This time around, they acquired Carlos Gomez and Mike Fiers in exchange for four prospects: Brett Phillips

  • Is Aaron Hicks The Next Carlos Gomez?
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 12/1/2015 -  16
    The Minnesota Twins dealt Aaron Hicks after parts of three uninspired seasons and I’m sure many of you were like me and thought this could be a case similar to Carlos Gomez. Gomez came up as a Mets

  • Santana Was Wrong
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 6/11/2010 -  53
    "Santana" That was Johan Santana himself before the season, when asked who is the best pitcher in the NL East. It's hard to imagine that Santana would answer in the same way now. Roy

  • Rules of the Game: Calling a Santana a Santana
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 7/27/2011 -  13
    (and, now, no-hitter-thrower) Ervin Santana as "Ervin." This, as any person with sense will acknowledge immediately, is not acceptable behavior. Ervin Santana, on account of he's Ervin Santana

  • Sunday Notes: Refsnyder's Plan, Dozier's Bananas, Santana, Hardy, Wainwright, more
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 9/18/2016 -  5
    Carlos Santana launched a 447-foot home run last Sunday (per StatCast). It was his 30th of the season and one of his longest. Also on his 2016 log are a pair of shots that traveled 450-plus. Nineteen

  • Astros Acquire Acceptably Healthy Carlos Gomez
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 7/30/2015 -  72
    Here's a trade that's as much about a trade that didn't happen as it is about itself. Yeah, it's independently interesting that the Brewers traded Carlos Gomez to the Astros. It's made all the more

  • Indians Go Long with Corey Kluber and Carlos Carrasco
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 4/6/2015 -  14
    The Cleveland Indians already had much of their team in place for many years on the position player side after extensions for Michael Brantley, Jason Kipnis, Yan Gomes, and Carlos Santana. In one

  • Coming to Terms with Carlos Carrasco's Trade Value
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 12/4/2015 -  110
    in center field, likely some sort of Giovanny Urshela/Jose Ramirez timeshare at third base, an opening at either first base or DH, depending where Carlos Santana spends his time, and a right fielder

  • Carlos Martinez Gets Paid, Leaves Money on Table
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 2/2/2017 -  22
    on the Cardinals whom one might reasonably classify as a "star" -- is Carlos Martinez. Yesterday, the Cardinals very wisely locked that star up. Martinez and the club agreed to a five-year extension

  • Bargain or Bust: Carlos Gomez and Eric Hosmer
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 1/15/2013 -  20
    to high, too low or, right where they should be going. In the end, this should help us all when it comes time for our actual drafts. Carlos Gomez, OF MIL RotoGraphs Mock Draft Position

  • Ervin Santana to the DL?
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 6/16/2009 -  7
    As if the Angels hadn’t been through enough already, Ervin Santana will miss tonight’s scheduled start with right forearm tightness. Santana has already missed time this season with an elbow injury

  • Johan Santana's Strikeouts
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 6/8/2010 -  10
    Johan Santana's career credentials are unquestioned. The Venezuelan southpaw, a Rule V gem who won two Cy Young Awards with the Twins, has a 3.39 FIP in the majors. He's got over a K per inning

  • Carlos Carrasco & Carlos Carrasco
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 5/21/2015 -  26
    It's no secret that I loved Carlos Carrasco heading into the 2014 season. His spectacular performance over his final 10 starts last year vaulted him into the not actually a sleeper sleeper territory

  • Domingo Santana Heads to Seattle
    in FanGraphs by Dan Szymborski - 12/21/2018 -  31
    Domingo Santana from the Milwaukee Brewers for outfielder Ben Gamel and pitcher Noah Zavolas. After acquiring Christian Yelich and signing Lorenzo Cain last offseason, the Brewers faced a bit

  • Johan Santana: Nasty as Ever
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 5/8/2009 -  7
    long, that we gradually come to view that brilliant player as mundane, boring; been there, done that. Johan Santana certainly falls into this category. As a Minnesota Twin, the lefty changeup

  • Ervin Santana's Value
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 11/11/2009 -  1
    Angels right-hander Ervin Santana entered the 2009 season with plenty of helium. In 2008, Santana bumped his fastball velocity to a career-high 94.4 MPH, with his wicked slider also popping the mitt

  • Santana the Younger Signs
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 2/14/2009 -  26
    Reports are leaking out that Ervin Santana, heading into his first arbitration hearing, and the Angels have agreed to a four-year contract with a team option on a fifth year. If the length is right

  • Ervin Santana Back in Form?
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 6/9/2010 -  4
    Quick answer: sort of. In 2008, Ervin Santana had a fantastic season. He struck out nearly a batter per inning and walked fewer than two per nine. He sustained this performance for a remarkable

  • Bidding Farewell to Johan Santana
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 3/29/2013 -  50
    Johan Santana will go down as one of the game’s best pitchers. I say 'go down' because after the news yesterday that Santana has probably re-torn the anterior capsule in his left, or throwing

  • The Other Ace Named Santana
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 11/18/2008 -  0
    While I'm quite sure that we are all familiar with the $137.5 million dollar man in Queens, there is yet another pitcher with the Santana surname who just turned in one of the best seasons of any

  • Phillies Re-Sign Carlos Ruiz. Don't Mock Just Yet.
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/18/2013 -  73
    got a big group of guys that include Matt Wieters, Carlos Santana, Jonathan Lucroy, Alex Avila, and Wilson Ramos, along with Martin and Ruiz. I'd suggest that those 15 are probably the top half

  • Johan Santana: Good, but overrated
    in RotoGraphs by Peter Bendix - 12/1/2008 -  7
    Another season, another sub-3.00 ERA for Johan Santana. Business as usual, right? Wrong. Fantasy players should be very wary of Johan in 2009. Johan’s 2.53 ERA in 2008 was the lowest of his

  • Carlos Zambrano?
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 2/18/2007 -  0
    There's been a ton of news about Carlos Zambrano's contract recently, and how the Cubs may or may not give him a five year deal and how he deserves more money than Barry Zito, etc.... Now it's true

  • Santana Picks Up Some Ks
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 8/12/2010 -  18
    On the surface, Johan Santana has had a solid season, putting up a 3.06 ERA supported by a 3.47 FIP and a 3.75 tERA. However, that masks a miniscule HR/FB rate of 4.6% and an xFIP of 4.53. If his

  • Is Carlos Martinez the Next Carlos Carrasco?
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 12/29/2014 -  8
    Carlos Martinez. A starter throughout his minor league career, Martinez has started just eight games for the Cardinals, versus 70 relief appearances. It seemingly wasn't due to the Cardinals organization

  • Carlos Carrasco!
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 9/4/2014 -  11
    Unless you've been living under a rock (do we have any rock-dwelling readers?), then you should be well aware that I have an infatuation with Carlos Carrasco. It actually began last year, when I

  • Carlos the Closer
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 1/6/2009 -  1
    Due to a combination of a tremendous strikeout mark, a solid ERA and a nice WHIP, Carlos Marmol had a fantasy value of roughly $6 in a 12-team mixed league last year. That figures to go up

  • Giancarlo and Carlos
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 2/27/2013 -  17
    cites an agent to compares Stanton to the Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez after his 2010 season, when he signed for seven-years and $80 million dollars. That comparison makes sense in that Gonzalez

  • Ervin Santana vs. Ubaldo Jimenez
    in Community by baseballstooge - 2/4/2014 -  0
    While Ervin Santana and Ubaldo Jimenez certainly have their similarities, they each have different risks and benefits associated with them. They have often been connected throughout the offseason

  • Daily Graphing - Colon vs. Santana
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 12/8/2005 -  0
    Today Bartolo Colon was named the 2005 American League Cy Young award winner. He won 21 games with a 3.48 ERA. Not too shabby, but I think Johan Santana should have won his second consecutive Cy