MLB

Benito Santiago # - C

  • Age: 49
  • DOB: 1965/03/09
  • POB: Ponce, PR
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 200lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 20
  • Signed by San Diego in 1982.

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Honours and Awards

2002NL - National League Championship - Most Valuable Player
2002Named to the All-Star Game
1992Named to the All-Star Game
1991NL - Silver Slugger
1991Named to the All-Star Game
1990NL - Silver Slugger
1990NL - Rawlings Gold Glove Award
1990Named to the All-Star Game
1989NL - Rawlings Gold Glove Award
1989Named to the All-Star Game
1988NL - Silver Slugger
1988NL - Rawlings Gold Glove Award
1987NL - Rookie of the Year
1987NL - Silver Slugger
1984California League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2005/06/16Signed by the New York Mets to a minor league contract.
2005/05/08Released by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2005/04/19Viral infection, 15-day DL (retroactive to April 15th, 2005).
2005/04/17Flu, day-to-day.
2004/12/16Acquired from the Kansas City Royals.
2004/10/04Missed 98 games (left hand injury).
2004/06/19Left hand injury, 15-day DL.
2003/12/09Signed as a free agent by the Kansas City Royals to a two-year contract.
2003/10/26Filed for free agency.
2003/09/10Missed 1 game (flu).
2003/09/09Flu, day-to-day.
2003/07/29Missed 15 games (finger injury).
2003/07/17Finger injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to July 10th, 2003).
2003/07/11Finger injury, day-to-day.
2003/07/09Missed 4 games (finger injury).
2003/07/05Finger injury, day-to-day.
2003/06/17Missed 1 game (groin).
2003/06/15Groin, day-to-day.
2003/04/29Missed 1 game (left elbow injury).
2003/04/27Left elbow injury, day-to-day.
2002/09/18Suspended by the MLB for 2 games.
2002/07/31Missed 6 games (eye injury).
2002/07/24Eye injury, day-to-day.
2002/04/15Missed 1 game (right thumb injury).
2002/04/14Right thumb injury, day-to-day.
2001/12/06Re-signed by the San Francisco Giants to a two-year contract.
2001/03/31Contract purchased from Fresno (AAA).
2001/03/18Signed as a free agent by the San Francisco Giants.

Trades

2005/06/16Signed by the New York Mets to a minor league contract.
2004/12/16Kansas City Royals traded Benito Santiago and cash considerations to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Leo Nunez and a player to be named later or cash considerations.
2003/12/09Signed as a free agent by the Kansas City Royals.
2001/03/18Signed as a free agent by the San Francisco Giants.
2000/02/28Signed as a free agent by the Cincinnati Reds.
1998/12/10Signed as a free agent by the Chicago Cubs.
1996/12/09Signed as a free agent by the Toronto Blue Jays.
1996/01/30Signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Phillies.
1995/04/17Signed as a free agent by the Cincinnati Reds.
1992/12/16Signed as a free agent by the Florida Marlins.
1982/09/01Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the San Diego Padres in 1982.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2005PittsburghNL62316110003000.261.261.391.652
2005NorfolkAAA93358100448000.242.333.273.606
2005St. LucieA3913100110000.333.400.444.844
2004Kansas CityAL491751548100623832121.274.312.434.746
2003San FranciscoNL1084015311221211562969015.279.329.424.753
2002San FranciscoNL1264785613324516742773424.278.315.450.765
2001San FranciscoNL133477391252546452378545.262.295.369.664
2000CincinnatiNL8925222661118451945223.262.310.409.719
1999Chicago CubsNL10935028871837363271116.249.313.377.690
1998TorontoAL152939500416000.310.333.483.816
1998SyracuseAAA52939500416000.310.261.318.579
1998DunedinA113746101539300.162.225.270.495
1997TorontoAL97341318310013421780102.243.279.387.666
1996PhiladelphiaNL136481711272123085491042011.264.332.503.835
1995CincinnatiNL81266407620011442448222.286.351.485.836
1994FloridaNL101337359214211412557125.273.322.424.746
1993FloridaNL139469491081961350378810711.230.291.380.671
1992San DiegoNL1063863797210104221522512.251.287.383.670
1992Las VegasAAA41334001211000.308.357.538.895
1991San DiegoNL1525806015522317872311481014.267.296.403.699
1990San DiegoNL100344429385115327555512.270.323.419.742
1990Las VegasAAA62056201831010.300.375.550.925
1989San DiegoNL129462501091631662268911620.236.277.387.664
1988San DiegoNL139492491222221046248215712.248.282.362.644
1987San DiegoNL14654664164332187916112211222.300.324.467.791
1986San DiegoNL176210182036212015.290.308.468.776
1986Las VegasAAA117437551252631771178119721.286.312.476.788
1985BeaumontAA10137255111166552165912215.298.328.414.742
1984RenoA11441664116206168336755225.279.338.471.809
1983MiamiA1224293410625355611793721.247---
TotalMLB1978695175518303234121792043012709169152.263.307.415.722
TotalAL16154549140250196926118223.257.293.407.700
TotalNL1817640670616902984119885140411528967149.264.308.416.724
TotalAAA141532711523431989269719821.286.314.468.782
TotalAA10137255111166552165912215.298.328.414.742
TotalA250891103231479221455116311946.259.171.406.577

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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