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SERGIO SANTOS RUMORS

Santos likely done as a Blue Jay

When Sergio Santos came to the Blue Jays from the White Sox in a trade for minor-league pitcher Nestor Molina in December 2011, they thought they had their closer for the next seven years. They signed him to a three-year deal that guaranteed Santos $8.25 million through 2014, with club options worth $22.75 million more, extending all the way through 2017, if exercised. The Jays...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Santos gets back in track in minors, waits for Blue Jays to call him back up

When the Toronto Blue Jays sent Sergio Santos to the minor leagues, general manager Alex Anthopoulos said he wanted the reliever to pitch some innings and "get back on track." Santos is definitely back on track. In 6 2/3 innings over seven appearances since being assigned to triple-A Buffalo, the right-hander has given up just one hit and no runs. "I feel like I...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Should Bring Back Sergio Santos

It isn’t often an organization gets to fix a failed trade without having to overpay a free-agent or sacrifice a top prospect. The White Sox have that chance now that Sergio Santos has been released by the Toronto Blue Jays. Santos quickly became a fan favorite on the south side after taking over the closing […] The post White Sox Should Bring Back Sergio Santos appeared first...
Via Outside Analysis
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays designate ex-closer Sergio Santos for assignment

Sergio Santos saved 30 games for the White Sox in 2011 and then that offseason the Blue Jays acquired him to take over as their closer, but he’s been injured and ineffective since then and today Toronto designated him for assignment. Santos figures to pass through waivers unclaimed by the other 29 teams because a) he’s got a 7.78 ERA in 28 appearances this season, and b) he’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Sergio Santos close to rehab

As we noted Thursday, Toronto Blue Jays reliever Sergio Santos threw a very good bullpen session that morning, and he has another one scheduled for Sunday. He had hoped for a rehab assignment afterward, and he will now get his wish. Sportsnet's Blue Jays beat writer Barry Davis announced Saturday morning that Santos will begin his rehab assignment next week.Sergio Santos is...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays disable Sergio Santos (forearm)

The Toronto Blue Jays have placed reliever Sergio Santos on the 15-day disabled list because of forearm soreness. The move is retroactive to May 9 when Santos last pitched, and the Blue Jays have not yet decided what move to make to fill Santos's spot on the roster. Blue Jays radio play-by-play man Mike Wilner made the announcement late Sunday afternoon and offered his prediction...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays lose Santos for season

Blue Jays pitcher Sergio Santos will miss the rest of the season with a shoulder injury. The right-hander experienced pain during a throwing session Saturday, and is scheduled to have surgery. Blue Jays manager John Farrell says Sunday he hopes Santos will be back by spring training. Santos, acquired in an offseason trade with the Chicago White Sox, has been on the disabled list...
Via AP on Fox
July 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Jays' Santos out for season with shoulder injury

Blue Jays pitcher Sergio Santos will miss the rest of the season with a shoulder injury. The right-hander experienced pain during a throwing session Saturday, and is scheduled to have surgery. Blue Jays manager John Farrell says Sunday he hopes Santos will be back by spring training. Santos, acquired in an offseason trade with the Chicago White Sox, has been on the disabled list...
Via AP on Fox
July 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Toronto reliever Santos out 4 weeks

Toronto Blue Jays reliever Sergio Santos will be sidelined for at least four weeks because of inflammation in his right shoulder. Santos had been put on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday, and tests done Monday did not reveal any structural damage. However, Santos was told not to throw for the next two weeks. As a result, Santos will have to go through rehab once h is able to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Player Profile #196: Sergio Santos | RP | TOR

Santos became 2011′s poster boy for the “Don’t pay for saves” campaign and this offseason he renewed his passport, brushed up on his French and moved north of the border where he will be the Blue Jays closer for 2012 and beyond. In 2011, he took over closer duties in Chicago after plan A and B failed for the White Sox. All he did was save 30 games and strike out 92 batters...
Via Baseball Professor
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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