Minnesota Twins
2014 Avg.
.313
 
Career Avg.
.313
Name  Danny Santana
Born  11/7/1990
Height  5-11
Weight  175
Number  39
Position  SS
Bats  S
Throws  R
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.
 
5/10/2014 11:06:00 AM
Description: It will once again be Danny Santana at shortstop on Saturday with Eduardo Escobar at 3B for Trevor Plouffe.
Insight: Santana is batting .385 through his first five games, but fantasy owners shouldn't expect that level of production to continue for very long. He batted .268 at Rochester this spring and is a career .274 in seven minor league seasons.