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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date11-7-1990
Height5' 11"
Weight185 lbs
Age28 years, 3 months, 11 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
-0.62015
-0.32016
0.12017
-0.12018
0.52019
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2014 MIN 23 101 430 129 27 7 7 19 98 3 20 4 .319 .353 .472 104 2.2 2.0 -6.5 1.2
2015 MIN 24 91 277 56 10 5 0 6 68 3 8 4 .215 .241 .291 44 -17.1 1.4 -0.7 -0.6
2016 MIN 25 75 248 56 10 2 2 12 55 1 12 9 .240 .279 .326 64 -10.2 -0.9 1.6 -0.3
2017 ATL 26 69 152 29 9 2 3 7 33 1 6 0 .203 .245 .357 62 -6.8 2.0 1.6 0.1
2017 MIN 26 13 26 5 1 0 1 1 8 0 1 0 .200 .231 .360 59 -1.2 0.2 0.8 0.0
2018 ATL 27 15 32 5 3 0 0 3 11 1 1 1 .179 .281 .286 71 -1.0 -0.7 0.0 -0.1
Career36411652806016134827394818.256.292.37574-34.14.1-3.40.3

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2008 dtw Rk 51 219 .000 .000 .000 .331 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 TWI Rk 44 185 .242 .313 .340 .294 83 8 5.8 2.3 93 0 -3.1 0.6 -17.4 -1.2
2010 BLT A 40 144 .256 .334 .386 .337 106 -7.5 4.2 0.3 61 0 0.8 -0.9 -7.8 -0.4
2010 ELZ Rk 30 144 .253 .297 .376 .311 94 2.7 5.3 2.1 93 0 -0.2 0.3 -4.8 0.3
2011 BLT A 104 409 .247 .319 .364 .313 93 -1.9 11.8 4.2 80 0 2.8 1.5 -13.1 0.7
2012 FTM A+ 121 547 .253 .320 .369 .322 103 4.2 16.4 5.1 117 0 -15.6 -0.4 -2.9 0.3
2013 NBR AA 131 588 .257 .328 .390 .353 99 5 16.0 6.9 95 0 -1.6 1.5 -12.2 1.1
2014 MIN MLB 101 430 .250 .309 .385 .405 108 12.3 11.1 2.1 104 10 -6.5 2.0 2.2 1.2
2014 FTM A+ 3 12 .293 .362 .451 .000 102 -2.7 0.4 0.1 17 0 0.8 0.1 -1.3 0.0
2014 ROC AAA 24 105 .260 .325 .389 .377 101 -2.5 3.1 1 81 0 -2.5 -0.7 -3.6 -0.3
2015 MIN MLB 91 277 .257 .317 .411 .290 105 -17.9 7.5 3.1 44 16 -0.7 1.4 -17.1 -0.6
2015 ROC AAA 35 162 .254 .315 .359 .365 92 8.2 4.5 1.6 138 0 2.4 -0.5 4.0 1.2
2016 MIN MLB 75 248 .258 .319 .423 .305 110 -13.3 7.0 -0.1 64 8 1.6 -0.9 -10.2 -0.3
2016 FTM A+ 3 10 .196 .253 .270 .143 93 -0.3 0.3 0 86 0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3 0.0
2016 ROC AAA 3 11 .245 .312 .367 .444 93 -0.1 0.3 0 112 0 0.1 0.4 0.0 0.1
2017 ATL MLB 69 152 .258 .324 .421 .243 97 -6.5 4.4 -0.7 62 13 1.6 2.0 -6.8 0.1
2017 MIN MLB 13 26 .262 .327 .424 .250 117 -2 0.8 -0.2 59 13 0.8 0.2 -1.2 0.0
2017 GWN AAA 5 19 .258 .335 .418 .600 105 2 0.6 0 162 0 0.5 -0.2 1.0 0.2
2017 AGU Wnt 7 25 .000 .000 .000 .409 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2018 ATL MLB 15 32 .249 .320 .408 .294 95 -1.1 0.9 -0.1 71 11 0.0 -0.7 -1.0 -0.1
2018 GWN AAA 82 342 .260 .323 .407 .301 98 3.6 10.0 -0.7 103 0 5.4 1.5 -3.2 1.3
2018 AGU Wnt 22 87 .189 .243 .246 .213 113 -2.5 0.4 -0.1 95 2 0.0 0.5 0.3 0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2008 dtw Rk 219 190 37 52 6 10 1 81 27 20 38 15 4 .274 .344 .426 .153 3 3
2009 TWI Rk 185 170 30 45 7 5 3 71 26 8 27 11 1 .265 .301 .418 .153 3 3
2010 ELZ Rk 144 140 23 37 8 1 4 59 16 3 30 5 4 .264 .285 .421 .157 0 0
2010 BLT A 144 130 14 31 4 3 0 41 11 7 40 10 4 .238 .289 .315 .077 2 2
2011 BLT A 409 365 55 90 15 5 7 136 41 25 98 24 15 .247 .298 .373 .126 5 10
2012 FTM A+ 547 507 70 145 21 9 8 208 60 29 77 17 11 .286 .329 .410 .124 3 3
2013 NBR AA 588 539 66 160 22 10 2 208 45 24 94 30 13 .297 .333 .386 .089 5 11
2014 MIN MLB 430 405 70 129 27 7 7 191 40 19 98 20 4 .319 .353 .472 .153 1
2014 FTM A+ 12 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 .000 .083 .000 .000 0
2014 ROC AAA 105 97 15 26 7 2 0 37 7 6 28 4 1 .268 .311 .381 .113 0
2015 MIN MLB 277 261 30 56 10 5 0 76 21 6 68 8 4 .215 .241 .291 .077 0 7
2015 ROC AAA 162 152 24 49 10 4 3 76 15 7 25 6 3 .322 .348 .500 .178 2 1
2016 FTM A+ 10 10 2 2 0 0 1 5 1 0 2 1 0 .200 .200 .500 .300 0 0
2016 MIN MLB 248 233 29 56 10 2 2 76 14 12 55 12 9 .240 .279 .326 .086 1 1
2016 ROC AAA 11 11 3 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 1 0 .364 .364 .364 .000 0 0
2017 MIN MLB 26 25 3 5 1 0 1 9 1 1 8 1 0 .200 .231 .360 .160 0 0
2017 ATL MLB 152 143 16 29 9 2 3 51 22 7 33 6 0 .203 .245 .357 .154 0 1
2017 AGU Wnt 25 24 3 9 2 0 0 11 4 1 2 0 0 .375 .400 .458 .083 0 0
2017 GWN AAA 19 18 4 9 1 0 0 10 4 1 3 2 0 .500 .526 .556 .056 0 0
2018 GWN AAA 342 322 57 85 21 3 16 160 40 15 80 12 5 .264 .294 .497 .233 3 2
2018 ATL MLB 32 28 4 5 3 0 0 8 2 3 11 1 1 .179 .281 .286 .107 0 0
2018 AGU Wnt 87 83 7 16 2 0 3 27 12 3 20 8 2 .193 .218 .325 .133 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2014 1628 0.5104 0.4932 0.7609 0.5848 0.3977 0.8621 0.6057 0.2391 0.0011
2015 928 0.5151 0.5366 0.7269 0.6339 0.4333 0.8284 0.5692 0.2731 0.0050
2016 916 0.4672 0.5098 0.7323 0.6519 0.3852 0.8208 0.6011 0.2677 0.0000
2017 619 0.4637 0.5412 0.7164 0.7143 0.3916 0.8341 0.5308 0.2836 0.0000
2018 125 0.4160 0.5360 0.7164 0.6731 0.4384 0.9143 0.5000 0.2836 0.0000
Career42160.49240.51470.73930.63180.40310.84310.58250.26070.0015

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-09-07 2014-09-11 DTD 4 2 - Low Back Strain -
2014-06-26 2014-07-18 15-DL 22 18 Left Knee Contusion Bone Bruise -
2014-05-31 2014-06-02 DTD 2 2 - Face Laceration Eyelid From Helmet Contact -
2011-08-12 2011-09-06 Minors 25 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 TEX $
2018 ATL $
2017 MIN $545,000
2016 MIN $537,500
2015 MIN $530,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,612,500
3 yrTotal$1,612,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 142 dBeverly Hills Sports Council1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Signed by Texas as a free agent 1/9/19 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2018). Re-signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/21/17 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Atlanta 6/23/18. DFA by Atlanta 7/19/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/17. Acquired by Atlanta in trade 5/8/17 after being DFA by Minnesota 5/5/17. Non-tendered by Atlanta 12/1/17.
  • 1 year/$0.5375M (2016). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16.
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2015). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14.
  • 2013. Contract purchased by Minnesota 11/20/12.
  • Signed by Minnesota 12/07 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-02-26 20:00:00 (link to chat)Can Danny Santana be a poor mans Jose Reyes? Very similar skill sets.
(Jake from GA)
Umm..no. Santana doesn't have a single skill that matches Reyes' either offensively or defensively. (Bret Sayre)
2015-03-03 13:00:00 (link to chat)Danny Santana in MN is another that looked great due to BABIP. He's a waterbug. Does that type of player have a better or worse chance of full regression?
(Cris E from St Paul, MN)
He's going to regress hard. A thing about some of the high BABIP guys is that they have low strike probability, indicative of the pitcher being afraid of them. Santana doesn't have that; he has one of the highest average strike probabilities in the league. He's a mirage, I think. (Rob Arthur)
2015-02-25 14:00:00 (link to chat)Why does Danny Santana not get more recognition? He has always been a very talented hitter, even with some regression the sheer volume of plate appearances with his skill set could see him put up very similar numbers to what Jose Reyes did last year right?
(Craig from Buford)
Danny Santana teased for a few years and would show flashes of what he could do followed by very bad days in the field and at the plate. Very inconsistent player. Scouts definitely liked him more than prospect list makers all along. He may very well have been a guy who plays better on center stage under the big lights (big leagues). Hanley Ramirez was one of those. (Al Skorupa)


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