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Domingo Santana | Outfielder | #16

Team: Milwaukee Brewers
Age / DOB:  (24) / 8/5/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 230
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2009 / UDFA / PHI
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Domingo Santana (hip) was scratched from Saturday's Cactus League game against the Cubs.
He's dealing with a bruised left hip. Scooter Gennett will sub in for Santana in right field. Santana has shown off his power stroke this spring, clubbing three homers in 40 at-bats. He's day to-day. Mar 18 - 3:48 PM

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Domingo Santana smacked a three-run blast against the Padres on Thursday, finishing 2-for-3 on the afternoon.

It was his third home run already this spring. The 24-year-old former Astro will be the Brewers' starting right fielder this year. He registered a .256 batting average with 11 home runs and 32 RBI in 246 at-bats in 2016.
Mar 9 - 8:25 PM

Domingo Santana had a monster day at the dish in Friday's loss to the Angels, going 3-for-3 with a pair of homers and three RBI.

Santana clubbed a two-run homer off of Matt Shoemaker in the first inning, then tagged Abel De Los Santos for a solo shot in the third. He finished his day with a double in his final at-bat. Set to see everyday at-bats in right field and hit near the middle of the Brewers' order, Santana is an attractive fantasy commodity that can be had in the later rounds of mixed league drafts.
Mar 3 - 7:43 PM

Domingo Santana hit his 10th home run of the season in Saturday's loss to the Reds.

The Brewers had just six hits and only two extra-base hits against Dan Straily and company, with Santana's solo shot off Straily in the second inning turning out to be the only run the Brewers could push across in the loss. Santana now has 10 homers in 70 games this season, with six of those coming since he was activated from the disabled list on August 19 after missing almost two months with an elbow injury. A healthy Santana should contend for a starting spot in the Brewers' outfield in 2017.
Sun, Sep 25, 2016 12:48:00 AM

Domingo Santana went 2-for-4 and pounded a three-run homer against the Reds on Wednesday.

The home run came off reliever Ross Ohlendorf but it still counts. He hit it in the eighth inning to bury any hopes the Reds may have had for a comeback. Santana missed a lot of time due to a bum elbow this year. He has hit well when given the chance, slashing .255/.355/.435 with eight home runs in 184 at-bats. The 23-year-old is a huge guy with big power but has hit for nice batting averages in the minors as well.
Thu, Sep 15, 2016 12:01:00 AM

Domingo Santana went 3-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored in Tuesday's lopsided win over the Cubs.

Santana had a two-run single as part of the Brewers' five-run first inning. The three-hit effort was his second in a row, and Santana is now 11-for-35 with two homers, six RBI and seven runs scored since returning from a right elbow injury that has limited him to 55 games this year. The 24-year-old is hitting .252/.356/.417 in those 55 games.
Tue, Sep 6, 2016 11:20:00 PM

Domingo Santana went 3-for-5 with a pair of solo home runs and three runs scored in Sunday's 10-0 win over the Pirates.

Lovely work by Santana, who socked a solo home run in the second to open the game's scoring and launched another solo dinger in the ninth to close it. An elbow injury suffered in mid-June took around two months to heal and robbed the 24-year-old outfielder of a solid chunk of at-bats. He is slashing .241/.349/.411 with six homers and 17 RBI over 54 games.
Sun, Sep 4, 2016 06:14:00 PM

Brewers activated OF Domingo Santana from the 15-day disabled list.

Santana is right back in the Brewers starting lineup, batting sixth and playing right field on Friday. The 24-year-old outfielder has an intriguing blend of power and speed, but was hitting just .234/.347/.391 with four homers in 128 big league at-bats this season. He should see regular playing time the rest of the way and could be worth a look in deeper mixed leagues.
Fri, Aug 19, 2016 06:42:00 PM

Domingo Santana (elbow) has moved his rehab assignment from Low-A Wisconsin to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

That's the final step before he returns to the Brewers' active roster. Santana was 4-for-23 (.174) in eight games with the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, but his elbow is discomfort-free and the 24-year-old outfielder has the ability to make a positive fantasy impact down the stretch in Milwaukee. He was batting .234/.347/.391 with four home runs through 128 at-bats this season with the Brewers.
Mon, Aug 15, 2016 11:11:00 AM

Brewers manager Craig Counsell said Saturday that Domingo Santana (elbow) will "probably need 20 to 30 at-bats" on his rehab assignment.

He's at 13 at-bats so far after resuming a rehab assignment a week ago. Santana, who homered for Low-A Wisconsin on Saturday, has had some setbacks after going on the disabled list in mid-June with a sore right elbow. "He’s just in the playing stage," Counsell said. "He’s been feeling fine. He just needs to play. He needs at-bats. He has missed 2 ½ months. He’ll probably need 20 to 30 at-bats. It’s like spring training for him, really."
Sun, Aug 14, 2016 09:51:00 AM

Domingo Santana (elbow) is slated to resume a rehab assignment later this week.

Santana had a setback with his right elbow/forearm injury a couple weeks ago but has experienced improvement recently. "A lot (of progress)," Santana said. "We were doing a couple of exercises that were really bothering it. We got together and talked and eased down on the exercises to see if it doesn’t get as tight. It’s been a lot better and a lot looser, so we’re going to try it again." There's no timetable for Santana's return, and we'll have to wait and see how the elbow responds to game action. Still, this is obviously welcomed news in what has been an injury-plagued season for the young outfielder.
Sun, Aug 7, 2016 09:29:00 AM

Brewers manager Craig Counsell said Monday that Domingo Santana had a "big setback" with his right elbow.

Santana was scratched from a rehab game on Monday after feeling continued soreness in his elbow. He'll be shut down for now, but suddenly his ability contribute at all in the second half is in question. Santana has been sidelined since June 7.
Mon, Jul 25, 2016 05:43:00 PM

Domingo Santana (elbow) was scratched from a rehab game Monday at Low-A Wisconsin.

Santana is still experiencing tenderness in his right elbow and forearm, which obviously isn't a great sign. He's been on the disabled list since June 10.
Mon, Jul 25, 2016 12:22:00 PM

Domingo Santana (elbow) began a rehab assignment with Low-A Wisconsin on Saturday.

Santana has been on the shelf since June 10 with right elbow soreness. He's likely to need at least a week or so worth of game action before being activated.
Sun, Jul 24, 2016 08:59:00 AM

Domingo Santana (elbow) is aiming to begin a minor league rehab assignment in a week or so.

Santana has resumed baseball activities after a lengthy shutdown period. The young outfielder was placed on the disabled list June 10 with right elbow soreness and will continue to be eased back into action. We wouldn't expect to see him before mid-August or so.
Fri, Jul 15, 2016 05:46:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jett Bandy
2Manny Pina
3Andrew Susac
1B1Eric Thames
2Jesus Aguilar
2B1Jonathan Villar
2Scooter Gennett
3Yadiel Rivera
4Eric Sogard
SS1Orlando Arcia
2Ivan DeJesus Jr.
3B1Travis Shaw
2Hernan Perez
LF1Ryan Braun
CF1Keon Broxton
2Kirk Nieuwenhuis
RF1Domingo Santana
2Michael Reed
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Junior Guerra
2Zach Davies
3Jimmy Nelson
4Matt Garza
5Chase Anderson
6Wily Peralta
7Tommy Milone
8Taylor Jungmann
9Brent Suter
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Neftali Feliz
2Corey Knebel
3Jacob Barnes
4Jhan Marinez
5Michael Blazek
6Carlos Torres
7Ryan Webb
8Tyler Cravy
9Joba Chamberlain
10Rob Scahill
11Hiram Burgos
12Andy Oliver