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Domingo Santana

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Domingo Santana
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Santana with the Astros (2014)
Houston Astros – No. 13
Outfielder
Born: (1992-08-05) August 5, 1992 (age 23)
Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
July 1, 2014 for the Houston Astros
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Batting average .000
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 0
Teams

Domingo Alberto Santana (born August 5, 1992) is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Career

Santana signed as an international free agent with the Philadelphia Phillies in March 2009, receiving a $330,000 signing bonus.[1] The Phillies traded Santana to the Houston Astros on July 31, 2011, with Jonathan Singleton, Jarred Cosart, and Josh Zeid, in exchange for Hunter Pence.[2][3] He was added to the 40-man roster on November 20, 2013.[4]

The Astros promoted Santana to the major leagues from the Oklahoma City RedHawks of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League on July 1, 2014.[5] He debuted the same day, going 0-4 with three strikeouts.[6] After batting 0-for-13 with 11 strikeouts, the Astros demoted Santana to Oklahoma City on July 6.[7]

Personal life

Santana's father played for the Astros' organization.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 April 19, 2011 (April 19, 2011). "Five minutes with Domingo Santana - Philly.com". Articles.philly.com. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  2. "Phillies acquire Hunter Pence". ESPN. July 31, 2011. Retrieved January 11, 2013. 
  3. Mayo, Jonathan (July 30, 2011). "Astros land two top prospects, intriguing arm". Houston.astros.mlb.com. Retrieved January 11, 2013. 
  4. "Astros add Cruz, Santana, Wojciechowski to 40-man". Houston.astros.mlb.com. November 21, 2013. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  5. McTaggert, Brian (July 1, 2014). "Astros recall trio of Triple-A prospects". MLB.com. Retrieved July 3, 2014. 
  6. McTaggert, Brian; Vernon, Mike (July 2, 2014). "After being called up, Santana makes first start". MLB.com. Retrieved July 3, 2014. 
  7. http://blog.chron.com/ultimateastros/2014/07/06/astros-demote-struggling-santana/

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