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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 reassigned OF Danny Santana to the minor leagues.
Santana has batted just .221/.255/.320 in 248 major league games since earning down-ballot Rookie of the Year votes with the Twins in 2014. The 27-year-old outfielder signed a minor league contract with Atlanta in December. Mar 28 - 10:44 AM

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Danny Santana went 4-for-4 with a homer and a walk Monday to lead the Braves to a 7-5 win over the Pirates.

Santana hit .203/.245/.357 in 143 at-bats after the Braves picked him up from the Twins last year. He was non-tendered in December, only to be re-signed to a minor league deal three weeks later. A bench spot is again a possibility for him, though he wasn't projected to get one going into the spring. He's in better shape now after starting 10-for-21 with three extra-base hits and two steals.
Mar 5 - 4:52 PM

Braves re-signed INF/OF Danny Santana to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Santana was non-tendered earlier this month. The 27-yer-old hit .203/.245/.357 in 143 at-bats after being picked up by the Braves last season. He a career .258/.292/.378 hitter in 1,067 at-bats. He'll aim for a bench spot in the spring.
Thu, Dec 21, 2017 08:32:00 PM

Braves non-tendered INF/OF Danny Santana.

He's now a free agent. The 26-year-old Santana struggled with a .202/.243/.357 batting line over 82 games between the Braves and Twins in 2017.
Fri, Dec 1, 2017 09:15:00 PM

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.
Sat, Nov 4, 2017 09:37:00 AM

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.
Tue, Sep 5, 2017 04:19:00 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.
Tue, Sep 5, 2017 12:31:00 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.
Mon, Aug 28, 2017 05:06:00 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.
Fri, Aug 18, 2017 03:01:00 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.
Tue, Jul 25, 2017 01:27:00 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.
Mon, Jul 17, 2017 03:29:00 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.
Fri, Jul 7, 2017 04:20:00 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.
Sat, Jul 1, 2017 08:42:00 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.
Mon, Jun 19, 2017 11:29:00 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.
Sun, May 28, 2017 03:14:00 AM

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