Minnesota Twins
2014 Avg.
.316
 
Career Avg.
.316
Name  Danny Santana
Born  11/7/1990
Height  5-11
Weight  175
Number  39
Position  CF
Bats  S
Throws  R
9/11/2014 12:08:00 PM
Description: Twins leadoff hitter Danny Santana is back in the starting lineup Thursday afternoon against the Indians.
Insight: Santana missed two games due to a lower back strain. Minnesota has a double header against Cleveland on Thursday, and Santana is slated to bat lead off and play center field in the first game. In 84 games this season, the rookie has been impressive, batting .320/.358/.475 with seven home runs and 15 stolen bases.
 
9/9/2014 3:28:00 PM
Description: Twins leadoff hitter Danny Santana has been downgraded to out for Tuesday's game against Cleveland due to a strained lower back.
Insight: Santana hasn't played since leaving Saturday's game. He's hitting .320 with seven homers, 37 RBI, 57 runs and 15 steals in 337 at-bats and has been one of the biggest fantasy surprises this season.
 
9/9/2014 10:19:00 AM
Description: Twins leadoff hitter Danny Santana is questionable for Tuesday's game against Cleveland due to a strained lower back.
Insight: Santana hasn't played since leaving Saturday's game. He's hitting .320 with seven homers, 37 RBI, 57 runs and 15 steals in 337 at-bats and has been one of the biggest fantasy surprises this season.
 
Hot8/23/2014 9:52:00 AM
Description: The Twins put 20 runs on the board against the Tigers Friday night, and leadoff hitter Danny Santana went 3-for-6 with a walk, a homer, four RBI and two runs.
Insight: Santana has settled in as Minnesota's starting center fielder, but he also has eligibility at shortstop, which makes him extra valuable. He's hitting .319 with six homers, 32 RBI, 44 runs and 12 steals in 273 at-bats.
 
Hot8/13/2014 6:23:00 PM
Description: Minnesota CF/SS Danny Santana has gone 21-for-54 (.389) with three doubles, five RBI, five steals and 12 runs in August.
Insight: Santana hasn't stopped hitting since he was called up in May. The 23-year-old is batting .331 with five homers, 27 RBI, 39 runs and 11 steals in 236 at-bats and he has shortstop eligibility. He's a must-own in all leagues.
 
Hot8/10/2014 7:09:00 PM
Description: Minnesota CF/SS Danny Santana went 3-for-5 with a steal and two runs Sunday against the Athletics.
Insight: Santana's .315 average, five homers, 27 RBI, 37 runs and 10 steals in 239 plate appearances would make him an ordinary fantasy option in the outfield, but he has eligibility at both second base and shortstop.
 
Hot8/3/2014 9:28:00 PM
Description: Minnesota CF/SS Danny Santana had a "career" day banging out five hits, knocking in four runs and stealing two bases.
Insight: He's hitting .325 with five homers, 27 RBI, 32 runs and eight steals in 191 at-bats. His shortstop eligibility makes him a valuable fantasy asset.
 
7/23/2014 7:36:00 PM
Description: Minnesota CF/SS Danny Santana went 3-for-3 with a triple Wednesday against the Indians.
Insight: The Twins dropped Santana to ninth in the order Wednesday, but he should be back up to leadoff soon. He's hitting .325 with two homers, 16 RBI, 22 runs and six steals in 154 at-bats.
 
Cold7/19/2014 11:30:00 PM
Description: Minnesota CF/SS Danny Santana just off the DL suffered through a horrible night going 0-for-4 with four strikeouts.
Insight: Santana had been out since June 26 due to a knee injury. He's 1-for-9 in the two games since he's returned. Bench him until he starts to get back into the swing of things.
 
7/18/2014 5:20:00 PM
Description: Minnesota CF/SS Danny Santana (knee) has been activated from the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: Santana has been out since June 26 due to a knee injury. He'll return to a .328 average, two homers, 16 RBI, six steals and an .814 OPS, though his production has been assisted by a .400 BABIP.
 
7/9/2014 8:25:00 PM
Description: Minnesota CF/SS Danny Santana (knee) will not play again prior to the All-Star break, according to Rhett Bollinger of mlb.com.
Insight: Santana will need a rehab assignment before returning. He's batted .328 with 10 doubles, two homers and six steals in 134 at-bats this season.
 
6/27/2014 8:55:00 PM
Description: Minnesota CF/SS Danny Santana has been put on the 15-day DL.
Insight: He's been diagnosed with a bruised knee. Santana has played well in his first big league season, contributing a .328 average in 137 at bats.
 
6/26/2014 9:56:00 AM
Description: Twins shortstop-turned-outfielder Danny Santana is is doubtful for Thursday's game against the LA Dodgers due to a sore knee/hamstring.
Insight: Santana has been a pleasant surprise batting .326 with two homers, 16 RBI, 19 runs and six steals in just 36 games.
 
Hot6/11/2014 11:54:00 AM
Description: Twins shortstop-turned-outfielder Danny Santana is leading off against Toronto on Wednesday and playing center.
Insight: Santana enters the matchup against Blue Jays right-hander Marcus Stroman on a six-game hitting streak during which he's collected seven singles, one double, two homers and nine RBI. Since being called up in May, Santana's done nothing but hit as he boasts a .370/.407/.506 slash line and .913 OPS in 81 at-bats.
 
Hot6/9/2014 10:22:00 PM
Description: Twins utilityman Danny Santana continued his hot hitting Monday at Toronto.
Insight: Santana went 2-for-5 with a solo homer and is batting .364 with five doubles, two homers, 11 RBI, nine runs and four steals in 77 at-bats this season. He has eligibility at both second base and shortstop as well as in the outfield.
 
6/7/2014 7:28:00 PM
Description: Twins utilityman Danny Santana drove in five runs and had four hits Saturday against the Astros.
Insight: Santana is up to .373 in 67 at-bats this season. He's hitting .500 on balls in play, so this won't last.
 
5/31/2014 10:38:00 AM
Description: Twins utilityman Danny Santana left Friday's game with a lacerated eyelid and is not in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: His helmet caused the injury when he stole third base in the second inning. Santana will need stitches. The 23-year-old has hit .375 with four doubles and two steals in 40 at-bats this season. Eduardo Escobar (.322, 1 HR, 10 RBI, 11 runs) will get the start and bat second.
 
5/30/2014 8:31:00 PM
Description: Twins utilityman Danny Santana left Friday's game with a lacerated eyelid, according to LaVelle E. Neal III of the Star Tribune.
Insight: His helmet caused the injury when he stole third base in the second inning. Santana will need stitches. The 23-year-old has hit .375 with four doubles and two steals in 40 at-bats this season.
 
5/29/2014 9:14:00 PM
Description: Twins utility man Danny Santana racked up three hits Thursday in a loss to Texas.
Insight: That marks a career-high for the 23-year-old. He's hit .368 with three RBI since making his big league debut earlier this month.
 
5/29/2014 11:53:00 AM
Description: IF/OF Danny Santana will get another start in center field with Aaron Hicks sidelined by injury.
Insight: Santana is batting .324 through his 34 at-bats, but considering he's a career .274 hitter in the minors he likely won't continue at this pace.