Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana

Height/Weight: 5' 11"/210 lbs
Bat: S
Throw: R
Born: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Draft: Undrafted
  • Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

    Twins start spring training with positive national expectations

    The frustration from some corners of the Twins' fanbase is palpable. After all, the team followed its first playoff series win since 2002 with a quiet offseason that drew mostly headlines about their reduced payroll. Pitching was the strength, and it took a hit. Sonny Gray, the runner-up for the American League Cy Young Award, left for the St. Louis Cardinals in free agency. Kenta Maeda, who ...

  • DRGNews

    Twins finalize Carlos Santana contract, sign Jay Jackson for more bullpen depth

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins finalized their $5.25 million, one-year contract with first baseman Carlos Santana and added to their bullpen Wednesday (Feb. 7, 2024) by signing right-hander Jay Jackson and claiming right-hander Zack Weiss off waivers. Jackson, a late bloomer who had a strong 2023 season with Toronto, got a $1.5 million, one-year contract. The switch-hitting Santana and the Twins agreed to a deal last week, after the 37-year-old split last season with Pittsburgh and Milwaukee. He batted .240 with 33 doubles, 23 home runs and 86 RBIs in 146 games between the two clubs. Santana also led all major league first basemen with 11 defensive runs saved, according to FanGraphs analysis,