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AL Central Standings

Team W-L L10 STRK
32-17 8-2 W5
31-19 7-3 W5
25-23 2-8 W1
23-25 4-6 L3
15-34 4-6 W1

2024 Batting

STATS AVG
Batting Average
HR
Home Runs
RBI
Runs Batted In
OPS
On-base Plus Slugging
SB
Stolen Bases
Regular Season .210 7 22 .654 0

Top Carlos Santana News

  • Twins' Carlos Santana: Resting Wednesday

    Santana is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Nationals.

    Santana will take a seat for the series finale in Washington, ending a stretch of 12 consecutive starts during which he's run hot at the plate with a .283/.298/.522 slash line. Alex Kirilloff will fill in for Santana at first base.

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  • Twins' Carlos Santana: Stays hot Sunday

    Santana went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Blue Jays.

    Santana took Toronto's starter Alek Manoah deep for a three-run shot in the top of the seventh inning, breaking a 0-0 tie. The homer was his seventh of the season, and he has now gone deep in three consecutive contests. Since May 5, Santana has gone 9-for-23 with three home runs, eight RBI and five runs scored over eight games.

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  • Twins' Carlos Santana: Goes yard again Saturday

    Santana went 2-for-4 with a double, a three-run home run and a second run scored in Saturday's 10-8 loss to the Blue Jays.

    His third-inning homer off Kevin Gausman gave the Twins a 7-1 lead, but things went south for the visitors after that. Santana has gone deep in back-to-back games, giving him six home runs and 15 RBI in his last 16 games as he digs his way out of an early-season hole.

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  • Twins' Carlos Santana: Slugs fifth homer

    Santana went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Friday's 3-2 win over the Blue Jays.

    The veteran first baseman got his bat on a pitch out of the strike zone in the fifth inning against Yusei Kikuchi and poked it just fair down the right-field line, putting the Twins in the lead for good. Santana has been productive over the last few weeks -- all five of his homers on the season have come in his last 15 games, a stretch in which he's slashing .264/.328/.585 with eight runs and 12 RBI.

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  • Twins' Carlos Santana: Sitting Wednesday

    Santana is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Mariners.

    Santana will take a seat after going 0-for-5 with a walk through the first two games of the series with Seattle. Father Time may be starting to catch up with Santana, whose .588 OPS so far during the 2024 campaign would represent the worst mark of his career by 73 points.

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  • Twins' Carlos Santana: Keeps mashing

    Santana went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run during Monday's 3-2 win over the White Sox.

    Santana went yard once again Monday, tallying his fourth long ball in his last five games with a two-run homer off Garrett Crochet in the second inning. He's been on an absolute tear in his last five outings, batting .333 with 10 RBI. Despite the hot streak, Santana owns a poor .185/.265/.348 slash line through 102 plate appearances.

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  • Twins' Carlos Santana: Homers again in win

    Santana went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run, four RBI and three runs scored in Saturday's victory over the Angels.

    Santana hit a home run for a third consecutive game. After slumping to begin the season (.347 OPS and one extra base hit in his first 16 games), he's 5-for-12 with three homers and a double in his last three contests.

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  • Twins' Carlos Santana: Hits first homer

    Santana went 1-for-4 with a solo home run, his first of the season, in Thursday's 6-3 victory over the White Sox.

    After a dreadful start to the campaign (.347 OPS and one extra base hit in his first 16 games), Santana is finally showing some signs of life at the plate. He's 4-for-18 with a double and home run in his last five games, which is good for a .778 OPS.

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  • Twins' Carlos Santana: Not starting Saturday

    Santana isn't in the Twins' lineup for Saturday's game against the Tigers, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.

    Santana has now sat out three of Minnesota's last four games after slashing .125/.210/.143 across his first 15 games. His absence Saturday will move Alex Kirilloff to first base while Austin Martin, Byron Buxton and Trevor Larnach start across the outfield.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-11, 215 lbs
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Age: 38
Experience: 14
Bats/Throws: S, R