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Danny Santana | Outfielder | #23

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (27) / 11/7/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 185
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2007 / UDFA / MIN
Contract: view contract details

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Braves activated INF/OF Danny Santana from the 60-day disabled list.
The 26-year-old was shut down in September with a strained left quad, but the injury shouldn't preclude him from his regular off-season routine. Santana hit just .202/.243/.357 with four homers, 23 RBI and seven swipes in 82 games between the Twins and Braves in 2017. Nov 4 - 9:37 AM

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Braves placed INF/OF Danny Santana on the 60-day disabled list with a strained left quad.

Santana was just activated off the 10-day disabled list on Tuesday afternoon, but after an examination by Braves doctors it was determined that he re-injured his left quad during one of his minor league rehab games. The 26-year-old utilityman is done for the season.
Sep 5 - 4:19 PM

Braves activated INF/OF Danny Santana from the 10-day disabled list.

Santana went down with a strained left quad last month, but he's back to serve in a utility role the rest of the way. He's batting just .203/.245/.357 over 82 games with the Braves this season.
Sep 5 - 12:31 PM

Danny Santana (quad) is hoping to return from the disabled list sometime next week.

Santana has missed the last week and a half with a strained quad. He's batted an ugly .203/.245/.357 since joining the Braves.
Aug 28 - 5:06 PM

Braves placed INF/OF Danny Santana on the 10-day disabled list with a left quad strain.

Santana suffered the injury during Thursday's game in Colorado. Micah Johnson is replacing him on the roster.
Aug 18 - 3:01 PM

Danny Santana was hitless over four at-bats in Monday's loss in Arizona.

Santana continues to struggle at the plate, posting just two hits over the past 19 at-bats dating back to July 2. He spent time on the 10-day disabled list due to a bacterial infection earlier in the month, and he might be still building up his strength. However, he wasn't hitting all that well before the illness.
Jul 25 - 1:27 AM

Braves activated INF Danny Santana from the 10-day disabled list.

Santana landed on the disabled list earlier this month due to a bacterial infection. He returns to a .223/.275/.393 batting line over 55 games.
Jul 17 - 3:29 PM

Braves placed INF/OF Danny Santana on the 10-day disabled list with a bacterial infection.

He should be back shortly after the All-Star break. Jace Peterson has replaced Jace Peterson on the roster.
Jul 7 - 4:20 PM

Danny Santana went 2-for-4, scored twice and drove in a run against the Athletics on Saturday.

He doubled home the game's first run in the second inning. He scored two runs later in the game, being doubled in by Dansby Swanson both times. Santana was traded from the Twins to the Braves in early May. He has a .226 batting average with three home runs and 16 RBI in 112 total plate appearances.
Jul 1 - 8:42 PM

Danny Santana blasted a three-run homer as the Braves clobbered the Giants on Monday.

Santana's bomb capped off a seven-run eighth inning that turned what had been an epic pitcher's duel into a rout in favor of the Braves. Santana made the most of his lone at bat on Monday and is now hitting .233/.274/.433 with three homers and 14 RBI on the year.
Jun 19 - 11:29 PM

Danny Santana went 1-for-4 with a triple, RBI and a strikeout in Saturday's game in San Francisco.

The triple was nice, and the veteran has hit safely in three of the past four games, but he is still hitting a paltry .115 with just three hits across 26 at-bats (.115) since being acquired from the Twins.
May 28 - 3:14 AM

Braves acquired INF/OF Danny Santana from the Twins in exchange for LHP Kevin Chapman and cash considerations.

Santana has hit a hideous .225/.258/.310 over the last three seasons but does offer some versatility. He'll operate in a utility role for the Braves.
May 8 - 7:29 PM

Twins designated INF/OF Danny Santana for assignment.

Santana had surprising success as a rookie in 2014, but he's been one of the worst hitters in baseball since then, batting .225/.258/.310. He has a decent chance of clearing waivers.
May 5 - 4:53 PM

Twins activated INF/OF Danny Santana from the 60-day disabled list.

It's a procedural move that restores his spot on the 40-man roster. Santana's season ended early with a sprained shoulder but he'll be ready for spring training.
Fri, Nov 4, 2016 09:03:00 AM

Twins transferred INF Danny Santana from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move clears a spot for James Beresford on the 40-man roster. Santana was recently ruled out for the remainder of the season due to a Grade 2 sprain of his left shoulder.
Tue, Sep 6, 2016 11:46:00 AM

Depth Charts

C1Tyler Flowers
2Kurt Suzuki
1B1Freddie Freeman
2B1Ozzie Albies
SS1Dansby Swanson
3B1Johan Camargo
2Adonis Garcia
3Rio Ruiz
LF1Matt Kemp
2Matt Adams
3Jace Peterson
CF1Ender Inciarte
2Danny Santana
3Lane Adams
RF1Nick Markakis
Starting Pitcher
S1Julio Teheran
2Michael Foltynewicz
3R.A. Dickey
4Sean Newcomb
5Lucas Sims
6Max Fried
7Luiz Gohara
Relief Pitcher
R1Arodys Vizcaino
2Jim Johnson
3Jose Ramirez
4Ian Krol
5Grant Dayton
6Sam Freeman
7Dan Winkler
8Jason Motte
9Matt Wisler
10Josh Ravin
11A.J. Minter
12Jacob Lindgren
13Luke Jackson
14Rex Brothers