Santana Becomes US Citizen Before Braves, Indians Postponed

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Santana Becomes US Citizen Before Braves, Indians Postponed
Santana Becomes US Citizen Before Braves, Indians Postponed

CLEVELAND (AP) — Not even a cold, rainy day could hinder Carlos Santana's joyful smile. The Indians first baseman was sworn in as a U.S. citizen on Friday, taking the oath with 83 others while his two young daughters fought for his attention. Afterward, Santana beamed with pride. "Thanks, Cleveland, for giving me an opportunity," said Santana, who was born in the Dominican Republic. "This is my residence, my city, and I'm proud and happy for that. Thank God I'm an American." Related: Pirates Extend Winning Streak To Four With 4-1 Win Over Giants Santana left Cleveland as a free agent to sign with Philadelphia after the 2017 season, then returned in a trade last December. He had hoped to celebrate

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