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Domingo Santana clubs first major-league home run in Astros' win

Houston Astros rookie Domingo Santana collected his first major-league base hit earlier this week, and he followed it up on Thursday afternoon with an impressive opposite-field home run. Coming to the plate with Houston holding a 5-3 lead over the Colorado Rockies, Santana connected on an outside pitch and lofted it high into the thin Coors Field air for a big three-run blast to...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Domingo Santana felt 'fantastic' after big game on Tuesday

Domingo Santana really wanted to make his second call-up to the Houston Astros count.That's why he felt so relieved after collecting his first Major League hit on Tuesday, a run-scoring single that helped the Astros vanquish the Colorado Rockies 8-5. Afterwards, as Santana told's Chandler Rome, he felt pretty great: "It felt really fantastic. Felt like a whole burden got...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Astros’ Domingo Santana records first big-league hit

After two very disappointing stints in the majors last season, Houston Astros outfielder Domingo Santana finally recorded his first major league hit in their 8-5 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday afternoon. Santana, who started his major league career 0-17 with 14 strikeouts through six games in his first two stints with the Astros last season, got a third chance on Monday...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Prospect Domingo Santana joining Astros on Tuesday

The Houston Astros are dipping into their rich farm system once again, as outfielder Domingo Santana will be called up in time for Tuesday night's game against the Colorado Rockies. The news came out on Monday, as Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reported that Santana was 'on his way' to joining the club.  After the Astros beat Colorado, Drellich followed it up with an official...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: Here Comes Domingo Santana

Each weekday during the minor-league season, FanGraphs is providing a status update on multiple rookie-eligible players. Note that Age denotes the relevant prospect’s baseball age (i.e. as of July 1st of the current year); Top-15, the prospect’s place on Marc Hulet’s preseason organizational list; and Top-100, that same prospect’s rank on Hulet’s overall top-100 list...
Via Fangraphs
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros calling up Domingo Santana

The Houston Astros are again making roster changes with infielder Enrique Hernandez, reliever Kevin Chapman and outfielder Domingo Santana all ticketed for the big leagues. Of course the big name here is that of 21-year-old Santana who was acquired in 2011 as part of the Hunter Pence trade with Philadelphia. While he is prone to strike out, Santana has been performing well at Triple...
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Did the Phillies Accidentally Trade a Prospect?

There have been numerous reports around the Internet claiming that the Phillies accidentally traded a prospect in the 2011 Hunter Pence deal. Domingo Santana In exchange for Pence, the Houston Astros received Jonathan Singleton, Jarred Cosart, Josh Zeid, and a player to be named later, who turned out to be Domingo Santana. Singleton made his Major League debut last week after being...
Via Phillies Nation
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies accidentally traded prospect to Astros in 2011

You may or may not have heard of Houston Astros minor leaguer Domingo Santana, and that’s okay because you’re not alone. Santana is currently hitting .297/.374/.493 with 9 home runs and 37 RBI with the Astros Triple-A affiliate, Oklahoma City RedHawks. This is just one year after Santana hit 25 home runs as a 20-year old. So what’s […]
Via Full Scale Sports
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: Domingo Santana – Houston Astros

Domingo Santana was signed out of the Dominican Republic by the Philadelphia Phillies in 2009 at the age of 16. The Houston
Via Baseball Essential
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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