The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed catcher Omir Santos to a minor league contract, which also includes an
invitation to Major League spring training as a non-roster player.
Catcher Omir Santos and the Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to a minor league contract.
The 32-year hit .248 with nine doubles, three homers and 23 RBIs last year in 61 games at Cleveland's Triple-A Columbus farm team. In his only major league at-bat of the season, he fouled out April 9 against the New York Yankees.
Santos has played in part of five big league seasons but got...
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February 07, 2014
INDIANAPOLIS- Locked in a 2-2 tie heading into the top of the eighth inning, Columbus catcher Omir Santos smacked a two-out triple into right field to put the Clippers ahead of the Indian Indians.
The clutch hit would prove to produce the game-winning run as Columbus would go on to win 5-2 Friday.
With infielders Nate Spears and Ryan Rohlinger at the corners, Santos took a hardy...
MLB News: On Tuesday the Cleveland Indians optioned journeyman catcher Omir Santos to Triple-A Columbus following the return of Carlos Santana to the lineup. Santana had missed a few games because of a thumb contusion.
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The Indians today announced that catcher Lou Marson was placed on the 15 day DL with a cervical neck strain. He has been suffering since his collision at home plate against the Rays on Saturday.
The Indians recalled C YAN GOMES from AAA Columbus and selected the contract of CA OMIR SANTOS from AAA Columbus and added him to the Major League roster.
The double move was necessary because...
The Indians have signed free agent catcher Omir Santos to a minor league contract.
The 31-year-old Santos split last season with Detroit and Colorado. He batted a combined .310 with two homers and 30 RBIs in 61 games between Triple-A Toledo and Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Santos, who has played in 121 major league games since 2008, was called up by the Tigers last May and played...
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February 05, 2013
On Friday night, myself, 2 of my friends, and one of my brothers were among the 41,831 at Comerica Park to watch the Tigers get shellacked by the New York Yankees, 9-4. This story isn’t about the game itself, but of the unique interaction I was involved in with a few sets of fans. The bottom line is this: some of these Tigers fans are crazy!
The game started off normal enough....
DETROIT The two most memorable moments in Detroit's 4-3 win over the Yankees were Miguel Cabrera's massive home runs to centerfield.
At the end of the day, though, Cabrera might not have even been the Tigers' biggest star.
It might have been Don Kelly, who reached well over the left-field fence to rob Mark Teixeira of a leadoff homer in the fourth inning. Or maybe...
DETROIT -- It had to be the biggest out Omir Santos has ever made. Santos lofted a sacrifice fly to right with one out and the bases loaded in the ninth inning Saturday night to give the Detroit Tigers a 4-3 victory over the New York Yankees. Santos was in the lineup only because original starter Alex Avila woke up Saturday morning with hamstring tightness that didn't go...
It certainly was not a pretty win, but was certainly an exciting one for the Detroit Tigers, who took a 4-3 win over the New York Yankees on a game winning sacrifice fly by Omir Santos in the bottom of … Continue reading →