MLB

Carlos Santana #41 - IF/C

Cleveland

  • Age: 28
  • DOB: 1986/04/08
  • POB: Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep.
  • Height: 5-11 Weight: 210lbs
  • Bats/Throws: S/R
  • MLB Seasons: 4
  • Signed by LA Dodgers in 2004.
  • Current Status: On roster
  • Performance: Santana is cold (.188 in last 16AB).
GPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
Year to date1475276712325027821081205210.233.365.435.800
On Pace15254569127260288511212452-.233.365.435.800

Scouting Report

AssetsHas a tremendous bat for a switch-hitter, complete with power, patience and run-producing ability. Is also a good athlete who made a smooth transition from catcher to infielder.
FlawsHis game-calling skills behind the plate weren't good enough to stay a catcher,nor was his ability to lead a pitching staff. Batting average consistency appears to allude him often.
Career potentialTalented, versatile switch-hitter.

Honours and Awards

2009Eastern League (AA) - Most Valuable Player
2009Eastern League (AA) - All-Star Team
2008California League (A) - Most Valuable Player
2008California League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/06/06Missed 9 games (concussion).
2014/05/27Concussion, 7-day DL (retroactive to May 26th, 2014).
2014/05/26Concussion, day-to-day.
2013/04/14Missed 3 games (bruised left thumb).
2013/04/09Bruised left thumb, day-to-day.
2012/07/05Missed 1 game (sore back).
2012/07/04Sore back, day-to-day.
2012/07/02Missed 4 games (back injury).
2012/06/28Back injury, day-to-day.
2012/06/05Missed 8 games (concussion).
2012/05/26Concussion, 7-day DL.
2012/04/10Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a five-year contract.
2012/03/03Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2011/03/11Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2010/11/09Missed the last 56 regular season games (left knee injury).
2010/09/23Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (left knee injury).
2010/08/03Left knee injury, early September.
2010/06/11Recalled from Columbus (AAA).
2010/03/19Optioned to Columbus (AAA).
2009/03/19Optioned to Akron (AA).
2009/03/10Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2008/11/20Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA).
2008/07/27Optioned to Kinston (A).
2008/07/26Acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Trades

2008/07/26Los Angeles Dodgers traded Carlos Santana and Jonathan Meloan to the Cleveland Indians for Casey Blake and cash considerations.
2004/08/13Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014ClevelandAL1475276712325027821081205210.233.365.435.800
2013ClevelandAL15454175145391207493110315.268.377.455.832
2012ClevelandAL14350772128272187691101358.252.365.420.785
2012Lake CountyA141100120000-.250.2501.0001.250
2011ClevelandAL155552841323522779971335310.239.351.457.808
2010ClevelandAL461502339130622372930-.260.401.467.868
2010ColumbusAAA5719639621411351453960-.316.447.5971.044
2009AkronAA1304289112430223979083229.290.413.530.943
2008AkronAA2831001202000.125.125.500.625
2008Inland EmpireA9935088113344149669597417.323.431.563.994
2008KinstonA291053437516192024303.352.452.5901.042
2007Great LakesA86292326520173640455319.223.318.370.688
2006Vero BeachA541981653102318234303-.268.345.384.729
2006OgdenR37132314051727301940-.303.423.515.938
2005GCL DodgersR3278142341114168022.295.412.410.822
TotalAL6452277321567139598333426493191133.249.367.444.811
TotalAAA5719639621411351453960-.316.447.5971.044
TotalAA1324369412530224999085229.287.409.530.939
TotalA26994917126969831171152171151039.283.382.471.853
TotalR692104563928414627422.300.419.476.895

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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