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Pirates' Carlos Santana: Rejoins lineup Sunday
Santana (knee) is starting at first base and batting cleanup in Sunday's spring game versus the Orioles.
Santana exited Thursday's Grapefruit League game with left knee discomfort, but he's back in the lineup Sunday after requiring only a couple days off. The veteran slugger had a .692 OPS in 131 games last year, and he is expected to split playing time between first base and designated hitter with Ji-Man Choi this season.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Carlos Santana: Goes through full workout
Santana (knee) was able to go through a full workout Friday, Justice delos Santos of MLB.com reports.
Santana had to depart Thursday's Grapefruit League game against the Yankees due to left knee discomfort, but it sounds like he'll be fine. Expect the veteran first baseman/designated hitter to return to action within a few days.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Carlos Santana: Exits game early
Santana exited the Pirates' spring game against the Yankees on Thursday after slipping on the infield grass trying to catch a pop-up, Justice delos Santos of MLB.com reports.
Santana appeared to be in quite a bit of pain as a trainer helped him off the field. The Pirates will take a look at him and should provide additional updates shortly.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Carlos Santana: Suffering from knee discomfort
Santana was removed from Thursday's Grapefruit League game against the Yankees due to left knee discomfort, Alex Stumpf of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.
Santana slipped on the infield grass while attempting to field a flyball and was removed from the game immediately. He's still undergoing testing on the injury, so it's unclear if he'll be forced to miss additional time. If Santana misses any regular-season contests, Connor Joe is a potential beneficiary.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Carlos Santana: Signs with Pirates
Santana has agreed to a one-year, $6.7 million deal with the Pirates, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports.
Santana played for both the Mariners and Royals during the 2022 season, finishing the year with a .202/.316/.276 slash line. The 31-year-old will be a prime candidate to play DH for Pittsburgh due to his plate discipline and power.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Carlos Santana: Good to go
Santana (hamstring) will start at designated hitter and bat sixth for Game 1 of the ALDS against the Astros on Tuesday.
Santana aggravated a hamstring issue during the previous round against Toronto but was always expected to be ready for the ALDS. He homered against the Blue Jays but is a .198/.305/.396 hitter overall in 25 career playoff games.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Carlos Santana: Nursing hamstring issue
Santana aggravated a pre-existing hamstring injury during Saturday's Game 2 against Toronto but is expected to be ready for Game 1 of the American League Division Series on Tuesday against Houston, Daniel Kramer of MLB.com reports.
A few days of rest has been beneficial for Santana, who was able to take batting practice and participate in running drills Monday. He expects to be ready for Tuesday's Game 1, but his status leading up to first pitch will be worth keeping an eye on.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Carlos Santana: Highly productive in twin bill
Santana went a combined 4-for-8 with two walks, an RBI and two runs over both games of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Tigers.
The veteran went 3-for-4 with an RBI single, a walk and a run in the first game before lacing another knock, drawing another free pass and crossing the plate again in the nightcap. Santana heads into Wednesday's regular-season finale swinging a hot bat of late, hitting .412 (7-for-17) over his last five games.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Carlos Santana: Riding pine Monday
Santana isn't in Monday's starting lineup against Detroit, Daniel Kramer of MLB.com reports.
After going 3-for-8 with an RBI and two runs scored over his last two games, Santana will miss a second consecutive start Monday. Julio Rodriguez will fill in as Seattle's designated hitter, allowing Jarred Kelenic to start in center field and bat sixth.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Carlos Santana: Productive at plate in win
Santana went 2-for-4 with an RBI single and two runs in a win over the Athletics on Saturday.
Santana provided a key early hit for the Mariners with his first-inning RBI single that plated Dylan Moore to erase an early 1-0 deficit. The veteran's ugly .196/.312/.376 slash line is naturally a concern overall, but he's now reached safely in seven of his last eight games.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Carlos Santana: Heads to bench Thursday
Santana is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Rangers.
Santana started the past 17 games and posted an .804 OPS with seven home runs and 15 RBI during that stretch, though he's 2-for-25 over Seattle's last seven contests. Jesse Winker will serve as the designated hitter Thursday after sitting out a couple games with a wrist issue.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Carlos Santana: Goes deep twice
Santana went 2-for-5 with two home runs and five RBI in Monday's 9-1 win over the Angels.
Santana hammered a grand slam in the fifth inning before tacking on a solo shot in the ninth. It's the second time he's hit a pair of homers in his last four games and he's gone deep seven times over the last nine games. He's now slashing .200/.317/.392 with 35 extra-base hits and 57 RBI through 116 games with the Mariners and Royals this season.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Carlos Santana: Homers twice in Friday's loss
Santana went 2-for-4 with two home runs, three RBI and a walk in Friday's 8-7 loss to the Angels.
Santana's pair of blasts got the Mariners within a run each time, but they failed to pull even. He's homered five times in his last six games, accounting for all but one of his hits in that span. The 36-year-old is up to 17 long balls, 52 RBI and 44 runs scored through 113 contests, but he's slashing just .199/.320/.379 between the Mariners and the Royals this year.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Carlos Santana: Three-run homer in win
Santana went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in Wednesday's victory over the Padres.
Santana launched a three-run shot off Mike Clevinger in the bottom of the fifth inning, giving the Mariners a 6-0 lead. The 36-year-old has now gone deep 15 times this year and three times in his last five games. Santana has gone 5-for-29 with three homers, six RBI and six runs scored over 10 games in September.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Carlos Santana: Regains playing time
Santana will serve as the Mariners' designated hitter and cleanup batter in Wednesday's game against the Padres.
Santana will be making his fifth consecutive start after going 3-for-14 with a pair of home runs and three RBI over the previous four contests. While Mitch Haniger (back) is day-to-day, the Mariners look as though they'll have regular spots in the lineup available for both Santana and corner outfielder Sam Haggerty.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Carlos Santana: Clubs two long balls
Santana went 2-for-4 with a pair of home runs and three RBI during Friday's 6-4 loss to Atlanta.
Santana provided nearly all of Seattle's offense with a two-run homer in the second inning and a solo shot in the seventh, both off Atlanta starter Charlie Morton. The power surge follows a 2-for-24 stretch, but three of the 36-year-old's last four hits have left the yard. Santana has connected on 10 home runs in 56 games since joining Seattle, though he's slashing just .179/.291/.382 for his new club.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 5-11, 210 lbs|
|Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic|
|Bats/Throws: S, R|