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CARLOS SANTANA RUMORS

On sluggers, arbitrary milestones, and Carlos Santana

When the Cleveland Indians were at their peak from 1995-2001, they had the biggest, baddest offense in the league. It was a glorious time to love the sport of baseball in Northeast Ohio. During that seven-year stretch — the height of MLB’s steroid era — the Tribe ranked top-two in baseball in total runs, doubles, home runs, batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging...
Via Waiting For Next Year
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Should The Indians Trade Carlos Santana?

Make no bones about it, Carlos Santana‘s season has been the most disappointing of any Indians player this season. While much improved over the last few games, Santana’ batting line is a disappointing .221/.352/.381 with 10 home runs through 82 games played. If the season ended today, his 112 wRC+ rating would by far be the lowest of his career. Much of Santana’s struggles...
Via Burning River Baseball
9 days ago  |  Discuss

7/18 Recap: Bats Forget Kluber Is Pitching, Score 9 Runs.

Player of the Game Carlos Santana had a fantastic game tonight, extending his recent streak of great play. He had 2 doubles, 2 runs scored, 1 RBI, and 1 stolen base. He has steadily risen out of the basement of mediocre play and is slowly approaching the levels we have grown accustomed to these last 5 years. Feathers Up The Indians got things going early tonight, giving Corey...
Via Burning River Baseball
10 days ago  |  Discuss

7/11 Recap: Santana Slam Not Enough as A’s Tie Series

Roster Update: Mike Aviles has been placed on the family emergency medical leave for the second time this year. In his stead, Jose Ramirez will be the Indians utility man, at least until they return from the All-Star break. Player of the Game Carlos Santana has really been turning things around of late and today’s game may have been the culmination of both hard work and his luck...
Via Burning River Baseball
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Tribe Time Now #19: Down the Carlos Santana Rabbit Hole

Did The Tribe Win Last Night is honored to join the More Than a Fan Network in their Tribe Time Now podcasts this season. DTTWLN.com will be represented along with Everybody Hates Cleveland, Indians Baseball Insider, Burning River Baseball and It’s Pronounced Lajaway in the collaborative project. Mike Brandyberry (@didtribewin) of Did the Tribe Win Last Night? joins Jim Pete (...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Carlos Santana Needs To Be Better

Since Carlos Santana joined the Indians in 2010 a debate has raged on between more traditional baseball fans and those who subscribe to sabermetric analytics as to whether or not Carlos Santana is a good hitter. Those who buy into the more traditional approach point to Santana’s low batting average and high strikeout rate as definitive signs that Santana is not a very good hitter...
Via Burning River Baseball
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

A look at Carlos Santana’s BABIP woes

If you think batting average is a good way to measure a player’s skill, then this article most likely isn’t for you. Because in this article, you’ll learn that Cleveland Indians first baseman Carlos Santana has been an above-average hitter in 2015 despite his batting average flirting with the Mendoza Line and despite him having one of the league’s lowest BABIP. Before we...
Via The Outside Corner
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians place Carlos Santana on paternity list, Scott Atchison heads to DL

Before their four-game road series against the Mariners begins Thursday night, the Indians announced that they have placed first baseman Carlos Santana on the paternity list (with the birth of his first child) and Scott Atchison on the disabled list (left ankle sprain). To fill these two roster spots, the Indians announced that they have called-up reliever Austin Adams and outfielder...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians: Whatever happened to Travis Hafner?

This is the third installment of my “Whatever happened to” series, where I take a look at the careers and lives of former Cleveland Indians players, before and after their days with the Tribe. To read the first piece on Matt LaPorta, click here. To read the second piece on Grady Sizemore, click here. In his time with the Cleveland Indians, Travis Hafner established himself as...
Via isportsweb.com
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Santana Showing Signs of Heating Up

Maybe, just maybe, the bat of Cleveland Indians man-without-a-position Carlos Santana is finally heating up. It is tough to guess the exact culprit for the struggles of the once-reliable slugger at the plate this season, but since his return from the seven-day concussion disabled list at the beginning of June, his bat has been a bit livelier. Given his numbers over the first two...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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