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Luis Santos | Relief Pitcher | #71

Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Age / DOB:  (27) / 2/11/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 182
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
Drafted: 2011 / UDFA / PIT
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Blue Jays designated RHP Luis Santos for assignment.
Santos was blasted for six runs over 1 2/3 innings in his lone appearance with the big club. He'll likely clear waivers. May 4 - 4:15 PM

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Blue Jays purchased the contract of RHP Luis Santos from Triple-A Buffalo.

He'll be available for the second game of Thursday's doubleheader with Cleveland and the Jays will probably need him after using eight pitchers in Game 1. To clear a spot for Santos on the 40-man roster, Toronto designated INF Gift Ngoepe for assignment.
May 3 - 8:42 PM

Blue Jays re-signed RHP Luis Santos to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Santos was outrighted off the Blue Jays' 40-man roster last month. The 26-year-old posted a 2.70 ERA over 10 relief appearances in the majors this past season and posted a 4.16 ERA and 102/47 K/BB ratio over 114 2/3 innings between Double- and Triple-A.
Mon, Dec 4, 2017 03:48:00 PM

Blue Jays sent RHP Luis Santos outright to Triple-A Buffalo.

Santos, 26, held a 2.70 ERA over 10 relief appearances with the big club this season. The Jays thought they could find a better use of a 40-man roster spot.
Mon, Nov 6, 2017 04:16:00 PM

Luis Santos pitched the final three innings for the Blue Jays to pick up his first save for Toronto in a win over Detroit on Sunday.

With Toronto leading 8-2, the Blue Jays turned to Santos to finish things off. He pitched well, allowing just two hits and striking out two in those three innings. He could be a relief option for the Blue Jays in 2018, although he's mostly started in his time as a professional.
Sun, Sep 10, 2017 04:35:00 PM

Blue Jays purchased the contract of RHP Luis Santos from Triple-A Buffalo.

Santos, a 26-year-old who previously pitched in the Pirates and Royals systems, was 3-13 with a 4.16 ERA in a season spent mostly in Triple-A. He's primarily been a starter in the minors and he is a fallback option for Toronto's rotation, but his future, if he has one, is in relief.
Sat, Sep 2, 2017 05:50:00 PM

Royals acquired RHP Luis Santos and LHP Luis Rico from the Pirates for 1B Clint Robinson and RHP Vin Mazzaro.

Santos, 21, had a 2.44 ERA and 74/20 K/BB ratio over 62 2/3 innings this year between the Pirates' two Dominican Summer League teams. He's a little old for the level, so it's probably time he faces some more advanced competition.
Wed, Nov 28, 2012 11:41:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Russell Martin
2Luke Maile
1B1Justin Smoak
2B1Yangervis Solarte
SS1Troy Tulowitzki
2Aledmys Diaz
3Gio Urshela
4Richard Urena
3B1Josh Donaldson
LF1Curtis Granderson
2Steve Pearce
3Dwight Smith Jr.
CF1Kevin Pillar
RF1Randal Grichuk
2Teoscar Hernandez
DH1Kendrys Morales
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Marco Estrada
2Aaron Sanchez
3Marcus Stroman
4J.A. Happ
5Jaime Garcia
6Joe Biagini
7Sam Gaviglio
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Roberto Osuna
2Seung Hwan Oh
3Ryan Tepera
4Aaron Loup
5Tyler Clippard
6John Axford
7Jake Petricka
8Deck McGuire
9Danny Barnes