Danny Santana

Danny Santana #39

  • SS
  • B/T: S/R
  • 5' 11"/185
  • Age: 25

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Danny Santana Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.215 0 21 8 .532

Danny Santana MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.278 7 61 28 .710

Danny Santana Bio

  • Full Name: Daniel Ernesto Santana
  • Born: 11/7/1990 in Monte Plata, Dominican Republic
  • Debut: May 5, 2014
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2015 Stats 261 30 56 0 21 8 .215 .241 .532
MLB Career Stats 666 100 185 7 61 28 .278 .309 .710

Danny Santana Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Twins AL 277 156 87.00 172.02 -1.72 4.85 25.17
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 210.08 0.43 8.96 33.38
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September 1, 2015 at 5:31 PM ET

Twins recall reinforcements for stretch run

The Twins have recalled infielder Danny Santana, first baseman Kennys Vargas and right-handed pitchers A.J. Achter and Michael Tonkin from Triple-A Rochester. Minnesota also selected the contract of catcher Eric Fryer.

August 1, 2015 at 1:43 AM ET

Santana, Polanco optioned to clear space

To make room for new acquisition Kevin Jepsen and third baseman Trevor Plouffe, who is returning from the paternity list, the Twins announced they will option shortstops Danny Santana and Jorge Polanco to Triple-A and Double-A, respectively, after Friday's 6-1 loss to the Mariners.

Awards

Danny Santana Awards

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/25/2014 Minnesota AL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Minnesota AL
2013 Minnesota AL

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 New Britain EAS

EAS Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 New Britain EAS

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Fort Myers FSL

Danny Santana Leaderboards

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2014 20 17th in AL

Triples

Season 3B Rank
2014 7 8th in AL
2015 5 22nd in AL

Danny Santana Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 1, 2015 Minnesota Twins recalled Danny Santana from Rochester Red Wings.
August 18, 2015 Rochester Red Wings activated SS Danny Santana from the 7-day disabled list.
August 11, 2015 Rochester Red Wings placed SS Danny Santana on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to August 9, 2015.
August 1, 2015 Minnesota Twins optioned SS Danny Santana to Rochester Red Wings.
June 26, 2015 Minnesota Twins recalled Danny Santana from Rochester Red Wings.
June 8, 2015 Minnesota Twins optioned SS Danny Santana to Rochester Red Wings.
July 18, 2014 Danny Santana roster status changed by Minnesota Twins.
July 14, 2014 Minnesota Twins sent CF Danny Santana on a rehab assignment to Fort Myers Miracle.
June 27, 2014 Minnesota Twins placed SS Danny Santana on the 15-day disabled list. Bone bruise in his left knee
May 3, 2014 Minnesota Twins recalled SS Danny Santana from Rochester Red Wings.
March 16, 2014 Minnesota Twins optioned SS Danny Santana to Rochester Red Wings.
October 2, 2013 Danny Santana roster status changed by Minnesota Twins.
March 11, 2013 Minnesota Twins optioned SS Danny Santana to New Britain Rock Cats.
November 20, 2012 Minnesota Twins selected the contract of Danny Santana from Fort Myers Miracle.
April 2, 2012 Danny Santana assigned to Fort Myers Miracle from Beloit Snappers.
March 29, 2012 2B Danny Santana assigned to Minnesota Twins.
September 20, 2011 Danny Santana roster status changed by Beloit Snappers.
August 16, 2011 Beloit Snappers placed SS Danny Santana on the 7-day disabled list.
March 20, 2011 IF Danny Santana assigned to Minnesota Twins.
August 10, 2010 SS Danny Santana assigned to Beloit Snappers from Elizabethton Twins.
July 5, 2010 Danny Santana assigned to Elizabethton Twins from Beloit Snappers.
May 22, 2010 Danny Santana assigned to Beloit Snappers from GCL Twins.
June 23, 2009 Danny Santana assigned to GCL Twins from DSL Twins.

Daniel Ernesto Santana Bio Info

Daniel Ernesto Santana...wife, Johanny...signed as 17-year-old from Monte Plata, Dominican Republic...is the youngest of four children, two brothers Deivi, Danilo and one sister, Rossy.

2014

Optioned to Triple-A Rochester from Twins spring training March 16...Hit .351 (13-for-37) with three doubles, four RBI and eight runs scored in final nine games for Red Wings April 20-May 1...Recalled from Triple-A Rochester May 3 as the Twins placed Aaron Hicks on the 7-day DL the previous day...Made major league debut May 5 at Cleveland as pinch runner; later recorded first major league hit, singling off Cody Allen...Recorded first career RBI May 7 vs. Cleveland; later in game hit first career double, off John Axford...Was final batter in Twins walk-off win May 27 vs. Texas, hitting the ball back to Joakim Soria, who bobbled the ball and committed the error allowing Eduardo Nunez to score the winning run in the bottom of the ninth...Had first career four-hit game and season-high five RBI June 7 vs. Houston...Hit first career leadoff home run June 9 at Toronto off R.A. Dickey...Placed on the 15-day disabled list June 27 with a deep bone bruise in left knee, an injury suffered running the bases June 25 at Los AngelesAL; returned from rehab assignment and reinstated from the DL July 18...Hit second career leadoff home run July 31 at Kansas City off Yordano Ventura...Recorded five-hit game August 3 at Chicago-AL, becoming the fourth rookie in club history with five hits in a game, the previous being Zoilo Versalles (May 27, 1961 at Washington), Rod Carew (May 8, 1967 vs. Washington) and Tim Teufel (September 16, 1983 vs. Toronto)...Was one of five rookies in baseball with a five-hit game on the season...Recorded third four-hit game August 13 at Houston, his third leadoff four-hit game in just his 61st career game, the fastest for a leadoff hitter to three four-hit games since Ichiro Suzuki in his first 36 games of 2001; also fastest for a rookie in any spot in his order in their first 61 since Buster Posey had three four-hit games in his first 55 games of 2010...his 78 hits through those 61 games were the most by a Twin in his first 61 games since Kirby Puckett had 85 in 1984...Hit safely in season-high 10 straight games August 17-26, hitting .348 (16-for-46) with two doubles, three triples, one home run, six RBI and eight runs scored during the streak...Named AL co-Player of the Week with Trevor Plouffe for the period ending August 24th, the first of his career...led baseball in hits (14) and was tied for first in triples (2) and total bases (23); also tied for third in the league in runs scored (7) and was 10th in slugging percentage (.622)...Recorded 41 hits in August; paired with Kennys Vargas' 38, totaling 79, it was the second most in Twins history for two rookies in one month, trailing only Bernie Allen (44) and Rich Rollins (40), who combined for 84 in August of 1962...Hit .313 (41-for-131) with five doubles, four triples, three home runs, 14 RBI and 23 runs scored in 29 August games; tied with Victor Martinez (Detroit) for most hits in baseball during the month and third in runs scored...among all rookies in baseball in August, he ranked first in hits, tied for first in triples, second in runs scored, fifth in batting average and tied for sixth in RBI...Hit safely in 17 straight home games (with an at-bat) August 17-September 19, hitting .400 (32-for-80), the longest for a Twin since Marty Cordova in 1996...also the third-highest home hit-streak in baseball for the season (Denard Span, WAS - 22 and Michael Brantley, CLE - 19)...Hit .337 (31-for-92) with 10 doubles in 23 September games; 10 doubles led all rookies in baseball for the month and his batting average ranked second...Led all rookies in baseball post-All-Star break in runs scored (51), hits (85), doubles (17), second in triples (7), third in batting average (.314), and tied for fifth in RBI (24)...Recorded eight bunt hits, fourth most in the AL and tied for seventh most in baseball...Finished tied for third on Twins all-time rookie list in triples (7), tied for fourth in doubles (27) and tied for sixth in stolen bases (20)...129 hits were most for Twins rookie since 2001 (Luis Rivas - 150), 27 doubles most since 1995 (Marty Cordova - 27), 44 extra-base hits most since 1995 (Cordova - 55), seven triples most since 1979 (John Castino - 8), and 38 multi-hit games most since 2001 (Rivas - 38)...Hit .412 (54-for-131) in day games, the best in Twins history, best in baseball and highest since Barry Bonds hit .475 in day games in 2004...Hit .301 (37-for-123) against left-handed pitching and .326 (92-for-282) off right-handed pitching...hit .307 (61-for-199) at home and .330 (68-for-206) on the road, the highest among all rookies in baseball...Hit .333 (32-for-96) with runners in scoring position and .317 (13-for-41) with RISP and two outs...Played 69 games in centerfield (62 starts) and 34 games at shortstop (31 games); committed four errors in center and two at short...Given the Bill Boni Award for Twins Most Outstanding Rookie voted on by the Twin Cities Chapter of the BBWAA.

2013

Participated in his first Twins major league spring training, was optioned March 11...spent season with Double-A New Britain...Hit first Double-A home run June 9 at Bowie...Hit over .300 in three different months - .339 (39-for-115) in 28 May games, .304 (31-for-102) in 25 July games and .319 (37-for-116) in 28 August games...Named Twins minor league Player of the Week August 23, hitting .429 (12-for-28) with one double, one home run, five RBI and four runs scored in seven games...Played 125 games at shortstop, committing 32 errors...Ranked third in the Eastern League and second among all Twins minor leaguers in stolen bases (30)...tied for second among Twins minor leaguers in triples (10)...Hit .323 (51-for-158) with 14 extra-base hits off left-handed pitching and .286 (109-for-381) with 20 extra-base hits off right-handers...Named Eastern League Postseason All-Star...Named utility player on MiLB.com Twins organizational All-Star team...Named ninth best prospect and best defensive infielder in the Twins system by Baseball America entering 2014.

2012 Spent season with Single-A Ft. Myers, hitting .556 (10-for-18) in first four games. ... Set career-high with five hits May 6 vs. Lakeland. ... Named Twins minor league Player of the Week May 11, batting .414 (12-for-29) with one double, one home run, three RBI and eight runs scored in five games. ... Batted .305 (29-for-95) in 22 April games and .311 (28-for-90) in 22 May games. ... Florida State League All-Star Game selection. ... Ranked third in the Twins entire organization in triples (9), fifth in hits (145), tied for eighth in stolen bases (17) and 10th in runs scored (70). ... Played 85 games at shortstop, 32 games at second base and two games in the outfield, committing 26 errors, which ranked third in the Twins organization. ... Named shortstop on the MiLB.com Twins organizational All-Star team. ... Ranked ninth best prospect in the Twins organization by Baseball America entering the 2013 season. ... Added to Twins 40-man roster in November. 2011 Spent entire season with Single-A Beloit...batted .293 (27-for-92) against right-handed pitchers and .231 (63-for-273) against lefties... led the Twins organization in errors, committing 28. 2010 Split time between Rookie Elizabethton and Single-A Beloit...hit safely in 25 of 30 games at Elizabethton...named 20th best prospect in the Twins organization by Baseball America entering 2011. 2009 Spent entire season with GCL Twins...named Twins minor league Player of the Week August 8, batting .429 (9-for-21) with seven runs, 11 RBI, two home runs and one double in five games...led team in at-bats, runs, RBI and stolen bases...ranked 25th best prospect in Twins organization by Baseball America entering 2010 season. 2008 Spent first season with DSL Twins...finished with a nine-game hitting streak August 11-23, including 10 RBI in that span...batted .322 (19-for-59) with 12 RBI and 12 runs scored in 15 August games...led team and was second in DSL in triples (10).