DOMINGO SANTANA NEWS

Carter’s double dip leads Astros past Twins

Chris Carter doesn’t say very much. Even though he’s playful and smiles and laughs often, he measures his words and speaks softer than any other Astro. But as Domingo Santana agonized through a miserable start to his career, the hottest slugger in the majors made his biggest point with a simple stat – 0-for-33. That’s how long it took Carter to get his first hit in the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Injury Update: Jesus Guzman placed on DL

Houston Astros first baseman Jesus Guzman left Friday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays with back spasms as reported by the Astros twitter. They placed him on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday because of those same spasms.#493115269 / gettyimages.comThe @Astros place INF Jesus Guzman on 15-day DL with back spasms; recap OF Domingo Santana from Triple-A Oklahoma City....
Via MLB Injury News
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Detroit Tigers Prospect Jake Thompson on Earning the Win in MLB All-Star Futures Game

Detroit Tigers pitching prospect Jake Thompson faced just two batters in Sunday’s MLB All-Star Futures Game — including fellow Tigers farmhand Steven Moya — but that was enough to earn him a win, as the United States team knocked off the World team, 3-2. Thompson entered the game in the top of the sixth inning and rung up Moya looking. He then K’d Houston prospect Domingo...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Domingo Santana is Good at Striking Out

Much ballyhooed Houston Astros prospect, Domingo Santana, is not enjoying his first taste of MLB action.  Through 4 games he's struck out 11 times in 13 at bats.  That's gotta be setting some sorta record.
Via More Hardball
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Welcome to the Show DomingOOOOOO

Astros’ Fans may recall the Hunter Pence Trade in 2011, where the beloved Ed Wade, originally GM of the Phillies, turned the Astros into the Phillies South. Wade made multiple trades with the Phillies and took pride in his preparation of the farm system that he helped carve out. According to CBS Sports, Domingo Santana was added to the trade by mistake, because the Pence Trade...
Via Reading Between The Seams
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: Week 14 Free Agent Fixes

In a lighter mid-week addition of this week’s article, a flame throwing right-handed pitcher has gotten his parent club’s attention and he could be on the way back to the majors very shortly as a result. Also, a pair of outfielders were promoted on Tuesday and immediately inserted into their team’s starting lineups. They are joined by an AL-only pick at first base that gets...
Via The Fantasy Fix
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

The Hunter Pence trade just keeps on giving

With the promotion of Domingo Santana, the Astros have now graduated all four prospects they received three years ago when they traded Hunter Pence to the Phillies. Just how lopsided does that deal look now?
Via Fox Sports
July 02, 2014  |  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 make sweeping roster changes, including calling up prospect Domingo Santana

One day after making headlines for all the wrong reasons the Astros are adding a bunch of young talent to their roster, calling up prospects Domingo Santana, Enrique Hernandez, and Kevin Chapman. They also placed center fielder Dexter Fowler on the disabled list with an intercostal strain, demoted shortstop Jonathan Villar to Triple-A, and designated right-hander Jerome Williams...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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...
Via Tireball.com
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Call Up Domingo Santana

This is when we officially see how much of a failure the Hunter Pence trade really was. Outfielder Domingo Santana, the player to be named later that may or may not have been intended to have been traded by the Phillies, has been added to the Houston Astros’ active roster. At just 21 years old, Santana is the youngest player on the Astros roster and among the youngest players in...
Via Phillies Nation
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Top AAA Hitters

George Springer continues to be the power hitter the Houston Astros were waiting to see, but his average sits at just .245.  Gregory Polanco is hitting .288, but just 3 XBH for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Oscar Taveras was called up by the St. Louis Cardinals for the 2nd time, and Jon Singleton is hitting under .200.  Those are your top prospects who have made it to the Big Leagues...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Franco, Crawford Make Futures Game Rosters

The top two hitting prospects in the Phillies organization, shortstop JP Crawford and third baseman Maikel Franco, will be part of the Futures Game during All Star week. Crawford will join Team USA with Franco joining the World squad. Former Phillie prospect Domingo Santana, now with the Astros, will be Franco’s World teammate. Crawford, 19, now with High-A Clearwater, is hitting...
Via Phillies Nation
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The Astros Are Setting Sail

#450137076 / gettyimages.com Lets go back a little bit to 2011. The Houston Astros traded away Hunter Pence shortly after drafting George Springer. Who did they get in that trade you ask? Jarred Cosart (who is looking like a future ace for the Astros), Jon Singleton (who recently got called up and is doing a tremendous job at 1st base), Josh Zeid (who played a little big league...
Via TopSportsReport
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Deep Impact: AA Dynasty League Warm Bodies with “IBS”

…And by "IBS", I don’t mean irritable bowel syndrome. In this context, I mean BABIP verified by ISO and Spd scores. Two things induce my real life IBS: nutrition, and my high impact dynasty leagues. Consider this series your dynasty IBS treatment. BABIP has little face, so I use ISO (isolated slugging) and Spd (FG’s speed score) to verify the BABIP. Check out Part...
Via Razzball
June 10, 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

Phils GM Amaro: No mistake made in Astros deal

Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. says there was nothing accidental about his team's trading prospect Domingo Santana to the Houston Astros as part of the package for Hunter Pence three years ago. “We didn’t want to put Santana on the list but we had to to get the deal done,” Amaro said. “There were several prospects we didn’t want to part with in that deal...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies accidentally traded prospect to Astros in Hunter Pence deal

If the Philadelphia Phillies knew they would be this terrible for the past few years, they likely never would have traded a handful of prospects to the Houston Astros for Hunter Pence in 2011. According to Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the Houston Chronicle, they most definitely would not have traded outfielder Domingo Santana. Santana, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies accidentally traded prospect in 2011 Hunter Pence deal

At this writing, Astros outfield prospect Domingo Santana is batting .297/.374/.493 as a 21-year-old in Triple-A. That good production comes after a 2013 campaign in which he slugged .498 with 25 homers as a 20-year-old in Double-A. In other words, Santana is becoming a potentially important part of Houston's rebuild. The Astros acquired Santana as part of the 2011 trade in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies accidentally traded prospect in 2011 Hunter Pence deal due to clerical error

The Phillies accidentally traded prospect Domingo Santana in the 2011 Hunter Pence deal due to clerical error.Less than two months after they picked George Springer from the University of Connecticut, the Astros sent Pence and cash to the Phillies on July 29, 2011, for Cosart, Singleton, Zeid and a player to be named, which ended up being Santana. In spring training, a Phillies official...
Via Bob's Blitz
June 07, 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 On-Base Talk
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Steamer Projects: Houston Astros Prospects

Earlier this week, polite and Canadian and polite Marc Hulet published his 2014 organizational prospect list for the Houston Astros. It goes without saying that, in composing such a list, Hulet has considered the overall future value those prospects might be expected to provide either to the Astros or whatever other organizations to which they might someday belong. What this brief...
Via Fangraphs
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Landing Spots for Former Phils

Quite a number of former Phils were involved in transactions this week. Here’s a snapshot of where some of these former Phils went or are going. Most notes courtesy of Matt Eddy at Baseball America. - RHP Tyler Cloyd was designated for assignment yesterday by the Cleveland Indians. Cloyd, 26, had a 6.56 ERA in 60 1/3 innings pitched for the Phillies in 2013. If Cloyd clears waivers...
Via Phillies Nation
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Phillies Prospect Jarred Cosart To Make Major League Debut

Count me among those who have said, "None of the prospects we have given up have done anything yet." One of them will be making his Major League debut this Friday: Jarred Cosart. Cosart, along with first baseman Jonathan Singleton and outfielder Domingo Santana went to the Houston Astros in...
Via Philliedelphia
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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