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  • The Julio Teheran Delivery Mystery
    in Community by Sam Isenberg - 6/21/2017 -  2
    It’s hard, sometimes, to believe that Atlanta Braves pitcher Julio Teheran is only 26. After being signed out of Colombia in 2007, Teheran got his first sniff of the majors as a 20(!) year-old four

  • PitchFX Forensics: Julio Urias and Anterior Shoulder Capsule Tears
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Sonne - 6/29/2017 -  3
    The Dodgers Julio Urias is done for the year, and probably most of next season, with a torn Anterior Capsule – a devastating shoulder injury. The anterior capsule is a combination of ligaments which

  • Ervin Santana Heads to Altanta, Fantasy Value Jumps
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 3/12/2014 -  11
    . First off, he has a low walk rate, which is what the Braves focus heavily on in the rotation. Mike Minor, Kris Medlen, and Julio Teheran were all dynamos in this aspect last season, and Santana should

  • Jorge Julio to Milwaukee
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 12/5/2008 -  7
    will put them at $90 mil for 2009, meaning that, prior to today, they had $27.3 mil to spend in order to add five or more wins. The Brewers just signed Jorge Julio to a 1-yr deal, so how does he

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Projecting Julio Urias
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 5/27/2016 -  43
    Happy Julio Urias Day to you and yours! As you've probably heard by now, 19-year-old phenom Julio Urias will make his major-league debut against the Mets. Yesterday, lead prospect analyst Eric

  • 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

  • How Good Is Julio Teheran?
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 6/22/2016 -  39
    Atlanta's ace, Julio Teheran, has a career 3.34 ERA, a good mark even for this pitching-friendly era. This year's numbers, at least in some ways, are the best of his career. He's a 25-year-old

  • Finding the Real Julio Borbon
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 7/8/2010 -  16
    adequate solutions at first base, catcher, in the rotation, and in the bullpen. One area I neglected, possibly because the Rangers hadn't moved to solve the problem, was center field. Julio Borbon

  • What to Make of Julio Teheran
    in RotoGraphs by Chad Young - 4/29/2015 -  8
    In the FanGraphs Experts ottoneu League, I nearly traded Julio Teheran this off-season. I shopped him hard, targeting OF help. But holding him on a cheap contract was just too attractive - he's 24

  • Giving Away Julio Lugo
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/17/2009 -  46
    When the Red Sox signed Julio Lugo to a four-year, 36 million dollar contract in winter 2006, Theo Epstein assumed he was getting the player who hit .284/.348/.405 over the previous season. Two

  • Julio Teheran and Hidden Inflation
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/14/2014 -  58
    Today, Julio Teheran joined the ever growing ranks of young players to sign long term deals early in their careers, agreeing to a six year contract with the Braves that guarantees him $32.4 million

  • Julio Teheran Breaks Out
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 12/19/2013 -  12
    Atlanta Braves pitcher Julio Teheran finally lived up to his promise last season. The 22-year-old had been knocking at the door for two years, but couldn't seem to fall into a full-time role. When he

  • Julio Teheran, Shah of Atlanta
    in RotoGraphs by Karl de Vries - 12/16/2014 -  5
    Julio Teheran followed up his breakout 2013 season with a 2014 campaign that was in many ways superior, increasing his WAR from 2.5 to 3.2 and finishing 14th among starting pitchers, according

  • Julio Teheran's Missing Changeup
    in FanGraphs by JD Sussman - 4/8/2013 -  25
    After a dominant spring, many hoped Julio Teheran had turned a corner. His disappointing 2012 campaign was attributed to a variety of mechanical changes, but offseason reports suggested Teheran had

  • What is going on with Julio Teheran?
    in RotoGraphs by JD Sussman - 10/26/2012 -  7
    This season was rough for Julio Teheran after he scorched the minors in his first four seasons. Relying on a mid-90s fastball Teheran punished the lower leagues before making the jump to Triple

  • Julio Lugo and Chris Duncan Swapped
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/22/2009 -  17
    Numerous sources are reporting that the Cardinals and Red Sox have agreed to swap Chris Duncan and Julio Lugo. The move comes not too long after the Red Sox designated Lugo for assignment, giving

  • 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

  • Julio Urias Is Really, Really Young
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 10/19/2016 -  26
    Left-hander Julio Urias starts for the Dodgers tonight in Game 4 of the NLCS against the Cubs. Here's something you probably already know about him: he's really young. Urias turned 20 on August 12

  • Just How Good is Julio Teheran?
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 6/6/2013 -  23
    Julio Teheran is owned in just 52% of Yahoo! leagues but I expect that number to jump up pretty swiftly after last night’s performance. If he’s available, it’s time to put a claim in on him and offer

  • 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

  • Is Julio Urias Ready For The Big Leagues?
    in FanGraphs by Ron Shah - 9/2/2014 -  18
    Julio Urias, LHP, Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (LAD, High-A – most recently viewed 8/18 at Lancaster) The Mexican-born Urias signed at age 16  in August 2012 as part of a package deal from his local

  • The Dodgers Should Start Julio Urias
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/11/2016 -  72
    it differently. I think they should start Julio Urias today. Yes, the Dodgers season is on the line today. They have to win this game in order to even have a chance to win on Thursday

  • Scouting Julio Urias, Dodger Phenom
    in FanGraphs by Eric Longenhagen - 5/26/2016 -  81
    The Dodgers announced today that teenage LHP Julio Urias will be called up to make his major-league debut on Friday in New York against the defending National League champion Mets. His statistics

  • 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

  • Celebrating Carlos Santana's Season
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 8/4/2010 -  25
    In one of the most disappointing stories of the MLB season to date, Cleveland Indians' catching phenom was put on the 15-day DL with a hyperextended knee and a high-grade LCL sprain. Santana

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Domingo Santana as George Springer
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 3/2/2016 -  15
    , and we dream big. I'm here to talk about Domingo Santana. But first, I want to talk about George Springer. There was a point in time that the Houston Astros envisioned an outfield of the future

  • 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

  • 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
    The crowd estimates Santana will be available at about half of Hosmer's price.(Photo: Keith Allison) While next offseason's historic free-agent class will create quite the hot-stove spectacle

  • Effectively Wild Episode 893: Hello, Julio Urias
    in FanGraphs by Ben Lindbergh - 5/27/2016 -  0
    Ben and Sam talk to Los Angeles Times Dodgers beat writer Andy McCullough about the arrival of Julio Urias, the struggles of Yasiel Puig, the excellence of Clayton Kershaw and, reluctantly...politics?

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Unlikely Pairs: Santana and Choo
    in RotoGraphs by Andrew Perpetua - 10/26/2017 -  6
    in the draft, and maybe it will be more controversial. Domingo Santana v Shin-Soo Choo. These two players are on opposite ends of the career spectrum. Santana, 25 years old, just put up great numbers

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Julio Teheran: From Prospect Fatigue to Potential Ace?
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 6/6/2013 -  41
    as a reader points out, Wednesday's game was at Dodger Stadium.) The other was 22-year old Julio Teheran, and his gem seemed to herald his arrival as the real deal. Marquis was a supplemental first

  • 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

  • Daily Notes: Julio Teheran's Spring Opposition, Examined
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 3/20/2013 -  18
    Table of Contents Here's the table of contents for today's edition of the Daily Notes. 1. Entirely Relevant Preamble 2. Julio Teheran's Spring Opposition, Examined 3. Mostly Unhelpful Video

  • Let's Overanalyze Two Julio Urias Starts
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 6/3/2016 -  44
    I know it's obvious, but it's worth a reminder. The most important thing to consider before serving up a Julio Urias take is that he is 19 years old. Think about what you were doing as a 19-year-old

  • 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

  • Julio Urias Is Coming for One of Kershaw's Titles
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 9/15/2016 -  23
    All things considered, Julio Urias is having an extraordinary rookie year. In his age-19 season, Urias has struck out a quarter of all the batters he's faced in 72 innings. He's got a 3.50 ERA

  • Scouting Julio Teheran, Major-League Starter
    in FanGraphs by Eric Longenhagen - 8/29/2016 -  19
    Leading up to the trade deadline, there was quite a bit of discussion at this website about Atlanta RHP Julio Teheran regarding his value and whether or not it was prudent for the Braves to move him

  • Johan Santana Rides Changeup to No-Hitter
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 6/2/2012 -  54
    Long after Johan Santana retires, memories of his changeup will delight fans and haunt opponents. It's only fitting that Santana's changeup frustrated Cardinals hitters from wire to wire in his

  • Dodgers Calling Up Elite Prospect Julio Urias
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/26/2016 -  18
    sensation Julio Urias to make his big league debut. To say Urias has earned the promotion would be an understatement. Just 19, even making it to Triple-A is an accomplishment, and for most pitchers

  • NERD Game Scores: Julio Urias Debut Event
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/27/2016 -  6
    Rated Game Los Angeles NL at New York NL | 19:10 ET Urias (MLB Debut) vs. deGrom (41.0 IP, 100 xFIP-) If Julio Urias has failed to appear at the very top of those top-100 prospect lists produced

  • 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

  • The Braves Should Be Motivated to Trade Julio Teheran
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 7/18/2016 -  42
    , no matter what's been said to the public. What the Braves have said to the public is that they're not real interested in trading Julio Teheran. They've said this on multiple occasions, in response

  • The Domingo Santana Experiment Comes to Houston
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 6/19/2015 -  14
    in the majors this year. Today, I'm back to analyze yet another Astro who was recently called up the big club: Domingo Santana. You might have missed Santana's call up among the flurry of blue-chip

  • The Value of Melky Cabrera and Julio Urias in Ottoneu
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 1/6/2015 -  10
    cases. This all came to fore over a trade: Encarnacion Instant Breakfast (me) receives - $7 Collin McHugh $4 Brandon McCarthy $4 Melky Cabrera Bang the Woodrum receives - $3 Julio Urias

  • Julio Teheran: Better Than You Think
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 3/23/2016 -  10
    Julio Teheran wasn’t great last year, especially from a fantasy standpoint. His 4.04 ERA and 1.31 WHIP were very different from the 3.03/1.12 he put together in 2013-14. He looked like an emerging

  • Julio Urias, the Dodgers, and the History of Teenage Pitchers
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/30/2015 -  31
    of talented youth is relevant today largely because of the Dodgers, their rotation, and their top pitching prospect left-hander Julio Urias. The Dodgers possess the largest major-league payroll by roughly

  • Danny Santana's Upcoming Offensive Collapse
    in FanGraphs by Tony Blengino - 3/24/2015 -  22
    , even been so sure about a player's performance declining from the previous season as I am about Minnesota Twins' shortstop Danny Santana. First, let's take a step back and appreciate the fact

  • 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

  • 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

  • Johan Santana = Still Really Good
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 4/28/2009 -  7
    Halladay and Johan Santana have been excellent for quite some time but they lost plenty of spotlight last season thanks to breakout years from Tim Lincecum and Cliff Lee. This isn't to say that Lee nor

  • Ervin Santana Still Needs a Team
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 12/23/2013 -  6
    Ervin Santana's usefulness as a fantasy pitching option looked to be coming to an end after his disastrous 2012 season. He was traded to the Royals where he thrived for one season. He may be able

  • Domingo Santana and the Juggernaut Lurking Within
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 6/26/2017 -  8
    ) "scout" the intersection of contact and power for fantasy purposes. This monologue is peripherally relevant to the eventual subject of this post, Domingo Santana, because he, too, once ran a 30-something

  • Danny Santana: Man, Myth or Mirage
    in RotoGraphs by Brandon Warne - 11/14/2014 -  5
    Santana ranked 26th on Zach Sanders’ rankings, behind Drew Stubbs and ahead of Lorenzo Cain. The Twins have been painfully short on innovation the last four years -- not incidentally all 90-loss

  • Ervin Santana's Sneaky Good Career
    in Community by Dylan Svoboda - 11/23/2016 -  0
    ' juggernaut of an offense, Ervin Santana can also join this exclusive group in 2017. Without a little research, it would've taken me at least a couple dozen guesses before I arrived on Mr. Santana

  • Royals Bet on Ervin Santana, Inflation
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/31/2012 -  43
    The Angels had until today to decide whether to exercise Ervin Santana's $13 million option or pay him a $1 million buyout and make him a free agent. After a miserable 2012 season, it was pretty

  • 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

  • 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

  • Contract Crowdsourcing 2013-14: Ervin Santana
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/18/2013 -  6
    is likely to receive, FanGraphs is also requesting that readers make note of how much they'd pay each free agent were they, themselves, actual GMs. In this edition: Ervin Santana. Some relevant

  • Johan Santana vs Cliff Lee
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 1/21/2010 -  55
    I'm going to be perfectly honest: I typically stay away from Johan Santana. I've only drafted Johan once in my life, and then I flipped him for Brandon Webb and Michael Young, and dominated my league

  • Santana, Hughes: AL Starting Pitchers
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 8/3/2011 -  7
    Huff held down the potent Red Sox’s offense only to be being demoted for his troubles, perhaps the most surprising pitching line came courtesy of the Angels’ Ervin Santana. The right-hander shutdown

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Santana's Fastballs the First Time Through the Order
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 5/4/2010 -  8
    Yesterday I read an interesting piece in the New York Daily News (via Hardball Talk) about Mets' pitching coach Dan Warthen's plan for Johan Santana this season. Some worry that the declining

  • Ervin Santana Changes the Trade Market Landscape
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 7/25/2013 -  30
    Santana, would move for right offer. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 24, 2013   Availability of #Royals’ Santana changes market for starting pitching. 3.18 ERA in 130 1/3 innings

  • How Ervin Santana Made Himself Complete
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 4/28/2014 -  54
    As I write this, it's still early in the 2014 regular season. But, as I write this, Ervin Santana has one of baseball's better adjusted ERAs. He has a top-five adjusted FIP and a top-10 adjusted xFIP

  • Ervin Santana and Some New Kind of Weapon
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 12/27/2013 -  57
    If you've ever been on Twitter, Ervin Santana probably follows you. Or at least, whoever's in charge of Ervin Santana's Twitter account. That account seems dead set on making some kind of impact

  • The Argument for Carlos Santana, Starting Left Fielder
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 10/28/2016 -  18
    In 2014, the Cleveland Indians conducted a little experiment. Lonnie Chisenhall was still struggling as a third baseman, both offensively and defensively, and the club had had enough of Santana's

  • Can Ervin Santana Do Better This Time Around?
    in FanGraphs by Mike Petriello - 11/12/2014 -  4
    A year ago, Ervin Santana was a free agent saddled with a qualifying offer. He was coming off a 2.9 WAR season, but he massively misread the market and his own worth, attempting to pitch teams

  • Domingo Santana Is Making the George Springer Adjustment
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 4/18/2016 -  4
    production is easier to explain. I've compared Domingo Santana to Springer before. That comparison comes with the important disclaimer that Santana isn't nearly as fast as Springer, nor does he appear

  • How Johan Santana Succeeds as a Fly Ball Pitcher
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 10/16/2009 -  13
    of his high ground ball rate. Similarly, Joel Piniero had his best season in at least six years, and he achieved much of his success via an astounding 60.5% ground ball rate. Johan Santana

  • Phillies Add Carlos Santana, Strange Fit
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/15/2017 -  54
    Well, this is unexpected. I've argued all winter that Santana was going to do a lot better than the 3/$45M the crowd projected

  • Johan Santana's Towel Inanimately Exasperated by All the Pouting
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 3/12/2013 -  2
    As Mike Axisa pointed out yesterday, Johan Santana is not very happy with his situation right now. He's coming back from injury, he wants to throw, and in fact is throwing in the bullpen against

  • 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

  • Scott’s Miscellany – Julio Teheran May Have Found It Again
    in RotoGraphs by Scott Spratt - 8/20/2015 -  8
    or that a member of the 32nd degree of Freemasonry is known as a Sublime Prince of the Royal Secret. --Julio Teheran May Have Found It Again-- Julio Teheran was not quite a star after the first two

  • Twins Add Another Perfectly-Serviceable Pitcher in Santana
    in FanGraphs by David G. Temple - 12/12/2014 -  22
    to call it a tradepocalypse even less, so I’ll stick with the former. And in the middle of it all was the Twins signing Ervin Santana to a four-year, $55 million contract. If one were skimming the pages

  • 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

  • Scouting Cuban OFs Luis Moiran Robert, Julio Pablo Martinez
    in FanGraphs by Eric Longenhagen - 7/1/2016 -  1
    of Robert and thought he might have left the island. Julio Pablo Martinez, CF, 5'8, 160, L/L Martinez is a plus runner and plays a flashy center field. He made a great sliding play in the right

  • Daily Notes: Largely Concerning Ervin "Magic" Santana
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/2/2013 -  18
    already -- is that one is considerably less special than one's mother had originally let on. Considering Ervin Santana Himself When we last considered Ervin Santana in these Notes, he had produced

  • Prospect Watch: Here Comes Domingo Santana
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 7/1/2014 -  16
    1st of the current year); Top-15, the prospect's place on Marc Hulet's preseason organizational list; and Top-100, that same prospect's rank on Hulet's overall top-100 list. *** Domingo Santana

  • Johan Santana & Tommy Hanson On the Comeback Trail
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Petriello - 4/6/2012 -  9
    real, live data on two immensely talented starters each attempting to return from serious injuries, Johan Santana & Tommy Hanson. Santana's situation is well-known at this point, so we'll just

  • The Next Step for Keon Broxton and Domingo Santana
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 3/9/2017 -  14
    often about the young power duo on that team -- Keon Broxton and Domingo Santana -- and those two were at their healthiest and most dynamic in the second half. And yet the team was 20th in park

  • What Johan Santana's Return to the Mound Means
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 5/25/2011 -  22
    team as well. The Mets did get some good news, though, that can perhaps inspire optimism for the coming off-season and even 2012. According to ESPN New York's Adam Rubin, injured ace Johan Santana

  • Prospect Stock Watch: Julio Urias, and Some Blue Jays
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 8/26/2013 -  7
    Dodgers lefty prospect Julio Urias has made 17 starts this season. Julio Urias, as you may have heard, is 17 years old. Fifteen of his starts came before his birthday less than two weeks ago

  • Eric Hosmer, Julio Teheran, Jose Iglesias: Mining the Minors
    in RotoGraphs by Jason Catania - 5/12/2011 -  16
    Jennings to worry about. He's rosterable in AL-only leagues with deep benches, but he may not return to St. Pete in short order. Julio Teheran, Braves SP Minor-League statistics: 3-0 W-L; 1.80 ERA; 1.10

  • BREAKING NEWS: Johan Santana Takes Mound
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 4/1/2013 -  13
    I know that NotGraphs probably isn't the right place for this, but BREAKING NEWS from Citi Field -- Jonathan Niese is a last-minute scratch from his opening day start, and Johan Santana

  • AL SP Stock Watch: Santana, Hammel & Quintana
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 4/25/2013 -  16
    the American League and some of the movers and shakes in starting pitcher land. Ervin Santana From a results standpoint, last season was a disaster for Santana. But really, the majority of his

  • Headley, Ludwick, Hafner, Baker, Santana: DLWW
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/6/2011 -  3
    . Johan Santana (shoulder – 8.3% owned) – Santana plans on throwing a few times this season, with the Mets' game on the 14th being the goal. The start is going to have an inning limit, so the impact

  • Britton, Santana, Hudson, Napoli: DL on the DL
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/20/2012 -  0
    for a player who may start the season on the DL and/or make a couple trips to it during the season. Monitor his progress this spring training while keeping expectations low. Johan Santana (NYM

  • Bedard, Peavy, and Santana Could Bounce Back
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 4/2/2012 -  7
    that can be drafted late or picked up as free agents. Here are three pitchers that I think can be worth a roster spot at the start of the year. Johan Santana Johan's fantasy stock has risen with every

  • Tomlin, Peralta, Baker, Sanchez, Santana: DLWW
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/19/2011 -  1
    Santana (Shoulder - 8.6% owned) – He will not be coming back this season.

  • Webb, Hughes, Santana, Broxton: DL Pitchers
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 6/27/2011 -  7
    in 7.2 IP. He should be continue to be held in a DL spot and his minor league outings monitored. Johan Santana (shoulder): It is looking more and more likely that Johan will pitch just a few

  • Ervin Santana Still Deciding What to Eat for Breakfast Yesterday
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 3/10/2014 -  7
    CAPTION: Ervin Santana checking to see if there is any news yet as far as his decision. In breaking Ervin Santana news... Santana still deciding what to eat for breakfast yesterday

  • Ervin Santana Accepts Qualifying Offer from Braves, Basically
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 3/12/2014 -  63
    Around the start of the offseason, there was talk that Nelson Cruz was after a $75-million contract. He eventually settled for $8 million. At the same time, there was talk that Ervin Santana

  • The Art Of Being Almost Ready, Vol. II - Domingo Santana Ed.
    in RotoGraphs by Scott Strandberg - 5/30/2014 -  2
    these guys play pretty much anytime I want to. I've already written plenty about Jon Singleton and George Springer, and today feels like as good a time as any to discuss Domingo Santana

  • Poll: How Does Ervin Santana's No Hitter Stack Up?
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 7/27/2011 -  20
    Congratulations to Ervin Santana for completing the 273rd no-hitter in major league history and the third no-hitter of the 2011 season! While every no hitter is a great accomplishment and a rare

  • Who Could Improve the Most with Ervin Santana or Ubaldo Jimenez?
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 1/27/2014 -  52
    Let's acknowledge that we can't quite figure out Ervin Santana or Ubaldo Jimenez. I've been trying, off and on, for months. Jimenez is a prize of the free-agent market. As recently as 2012 he

  • Johan Santana & Jerry Sands: Deep League Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 6/4/2014 -  4
    Today's edition features another injury beneficiary and a man we had all but forgotten about attempting to make a comeback. Johan Santana | SP BAL | CBS 7% Owned Yes, I'm serious

  • Sunday Notes: Santana's Feat, Avisail's Hands, Gordon, Gyorko, more
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 8/7/2016 -  16
    Earlier this season, Bartolo Colon (now at 228) passed Pedro Martinez (219) on the all-time wins list. Among Dominican-born pitchers, only Juan Marichal has more (243). Ervin Santana is also

  • Top-75 Fantasy Hitting Prospects w/ Potts, Chang, & Santana
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 6/27/2018 -  36
    41 42 Yordan Alvarez LF 549 21 41 43 Luis Santana 2B 318 18 40 44 Estevan Florial CF 632 20 40 45 Scott Kingery 2B 603 23 39 46 Yusniel Diaz RF 694 21