Ramon Santiago gives Reds a true backup shortstop

A lot of people around the Reds thought the desire to have a true backup shortstop on the roster was a Dusty Baker thing. Not so. The Reds cleared up one of the big roster questions Wednesday: Ramon Santiago has made the club. Santiago, the first non-roster players added, gives that Reds a true backup shortstop. That's the same role Wilson Valdez and Cesar Izturis filled. And...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ramon Santiago tabbed for opening day roster

While the 25-man roster has yet to be officially announced, one player who definitely knows he'll be suiting up for the Reds on Opening Day is 34-year-old veteran Ramon Santiago. On Wednesday, the non-roster invite was informed of the club's decision to include him on its roster."They gave me the news. I'm very happy," Santiago told MLB.com's Mark Sheldon...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Santiago makes Reds roster

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The Reds have told veteran infielder Ramon Santiago that he will be on the team and he will be their backup shortstop to Zack Cozart in 2014. The Reds signed Santiago in January as a non-roster invitee to spring camp with the chance to fill a role that previously has been held by Edgar Renteria, Wilson Valdez and last season Cesar Izturis. The Reds have not yet...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Competing for a roster spot, Santiago's positive personality shines

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Ramon Santiago looks around the room each morning and he can almost see the Olde English 'D' of the Detroit Tigers instead of the block 'C' of the Cincinnati Reds. And that, he says, is a good thing. Santiago, 34, played 10 years for the Detroit Tigers, one of baseball's best and most consistent teams over the past few seasons. And while he...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds sign Ramon Santiago to a minor league deal

The Cincinnati Reds signed veteran infielder Ramon Santiago to a minor league deal.
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ramon Santiago, Reds agrees to minor league deal

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Infielder Ramon Santiago has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds after 12 seasons with the Detroit Tigers. The 34-year-old hit .224 with one homer and 14 RBIs in 80 games last season. Santiago started 30 games at second base, seven at third and 19 at shortstop. Santiago is a career .243 hitter with 28 homers and 197 RBIs. Cincinnati, which...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds Notes: Cincinnati agrees to terms with Ramon Santiago

Crossing off the final needs on their winter shopping list, the Cincinnati Reds have agreed to terms with veteran infielder Ramon Santiago on a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. As reported by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the 34-year old will receive a $1.1MM contract if he bests his competition and makes the opening day roster.Ramon santiago gets minor-league...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds Sign Ramon Santiago

As first reported by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Reds have agreed in principle to a contract with veteran infielder, Ramon Santiago. The deal is a one-year Minor League contract, with an invitation to Major League Spring Training, which starts in just a few short weeks for position players. Santiago is slated to make $1.1 million if he can make the club. Santiago is a 12-year...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers re-sign Ramon Santiago for two years

The Detroit Tigers announced that the team has agreed to terms with infielder Ramon Santiago on a two-year contract that would lock him up through the 2013 season. Santiago, 32, appeared in 101 games for the Tigers last season, the majority at second base. He hit .260 with five home runs, 11 doubles and drove in 30 runs. He secured himself into the everyday lineup late during the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Sources: Pirates like Santiago at shortstop

The Pittsburgh Pirates have interest in free-agent Ramon Santiago as a potential everyday shortstop in 2012, major-league sources told FOXSports.com. Santiago maintained a .685 OPS for the Detroit Tigers over the past three seasons while averaging roughly 100 games played per year. Hes regarded as a sure-handed defender at second base and shortstop. The 32-year-old has become immensely...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 11, 2011  |  Discuss

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