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PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date11-7-1990
Height5' 11"
Weight185 lbs
Age25 years, 9 months, 22 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2.32014
-0.72015
-0.62016
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2014 MIN 23 101 430 405 70 129 27 7 7 191 19 98 3 1 40 20 4 .319 .353 .472 .291 27.5 -6.8 2.3
2015 MIN 24 91 277 261 30 56 10 5 0 76 6 68 3 0 7 21 8 4 .215 .241 .291 .194 -6.0 -0.6 -0.7
2016 MIN 25 74 248 233 29 56 10 2 2 76 12 55 1 1 1 14 12 9 .240 .279 .326 .214 -5.5 0.0 -0.6
Career2669558991292414714934337221728754017.268.302.382.24316.1-7.41.0

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2008 dtw Rk 51 219 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .331 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 TWI Rk 44 185 .298 .242 .313 .340 .000 .294 83 8 5.8 2.3 -3.1 0.6 16.7 1.3 16.7 1.3
2010 BLT A 40 144 .210 .256 .334 .386 .000 .337 106 -7.5 4.2 0.3 0.9 -0.9 -4.1 -0.3 -4.1 -0.3
2010 ELZ Rk 30 144 .279 .253 .297 .376 .000 .311 94 2.7 5.3 2.1 -0.3 0.3 10.4 1.0 10.4 1.0
2011 BLT A 104 409 .256 .247 .319 .364 .000 .313 93 -1.9 11.8 4.2 3.0 1.5 15.6 1.9 15.6 1.9
2012 FTM A+ 121 547 .267 .253 .320 .369 .000 .322 103 4.2 16.4 5.1 -15.4 -0.4 25.3 1.0 25.3 1.0
2013 NBR AA 131 588 .268 .257 .328 .390 .000 .353 99 5 16.0 6.9 -1.2 1.5 29.2 3.0 29.2 3.0
2014 MIN MLB 101 430 .291 .250 .309 .385 .000 .405 108 12.3 11.1 2.1 -6.8 2.0 27.5 2.3 27.5 2.3
2014 FTM A+ 3 12 .054 .293 .362 .451 .000 .000 102 -2.7 0.4 0.1 0.8 0.1 -2.2 -0.1 -2.2 -0.1
2014 ROC AAA 24 105 .239 .260 .325 .389 .000 .377 101 -2.5 3.1 1 -2.5 -0.7 0.9 -0.2 0.9 -0.2
2015 MIN MLB 91 277 .194 .257 .317 .411 .000 .290 105 -17.9 7.5 3.1 -0.6 1.4 -6.0 -0.7 -6.0 -0.7
2015 ROC AAA 35 162 .309 .254 .315 .359 .000 .365 92 8.2 4.5 1.6 2.4 -0.5 13.8 1.7 13.8 1.7
2016 MIN MLB 74 248 .214 .259 .319 .425 .263 .305 106 -11.2 6.7 -0.1 0.0 -1.0 -5.5 -0.6 -5.5 -0.6
2016 FTM A+ 3 10 .244 .196 .252 .271 .206 .143 95 -0.2 0.3 0 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.0 0.0 -0.0
2016 ROC AAA 3 11 .252 .244 .311 .363 .241 .444 90 -0.1 0.3 0 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2008 dtw Rk 219 37 52 6 10 1 27 20 38 15 4 .274 .344 .426 .153 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 TWI Rk 185 30 45 7 5 3 26 8 27 11 1 .265 .301 .418 .153 .298 16.7 -3.1 1.3
2010 ELZ Rk 144 23 37 8 1 4 16 3 30 5 4 .264 .285 .421 .157 .279 10.4 -0.3 1.0
2010 BLT A 144 14 31 4 3 0 11 7 40 10 4 .238 .289 .315 .077 .210 -4.1 0.9 -0.3
2011 BLT A 409 55 90 15 5 7 41 25 98 24 15 .247 .298 .373 .126 .256 15.6 3.0 1.9
2012 FTM A+ 547 70 145 21 9 8 60 29 77 17 11 .286 .329 .410 .124 .267 25.3 -15.4 1.0
2013 NBR AA 588 66 160 22 10 2 45 24 94 30 13 .297 .333 .386 .089 .268 29.2 -1.2 3.0
2014 ROC AAA 105 15 26 7 2 0 7 6 28 4 1 .268 .311 .381 .113 .239 0.9 -2.5 -0.2
2014 MIN MLB 430 70 129 27 7 7 40 19 98 20 4 .319 .353 .472 .153 .291 27.5 -6.8 2.3
2014 FTM A+ 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 .000 .083 .000 .000 .054 -2.2 0.8 -0.1
2015 ROC AAA 162 24 49 10 4 3 15 7 25 6 3 .322 .348 .500 .178 .309 13.8 2.4 1.7
2015 MIN MLB 277 30 56 10 5 0 21 6 68 8 4 .215 .241 .291 .077 .194 -6.0 -0.6 -0.7
2016 ROC AAA 11 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 .364 .364 .364 .000 .252 0.6 0.2 0.1
2016 FTM A+ 10 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 .200 .200 .500 .300 .244 0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2016 MIN MLB 248 29 56 10 2 2 14 12 55 12 9 .240 .279 .326 .086 .214 -5.5 0.0 -0.6

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2014 1628 0.5104 0.4932 0.7609 0.5848 0.3977 0.8621 0.6057 0.2391 643 0.001144
2015 928 0.5151 0.5366 0.7269 0.6339 0.4333 0.8284 0.5692 0.2731 323 0.004966
2016 894 0.4709 0.5078 0.7335 0.6461 0.3848 0.8199 0.6044 0.2665 0 0.000000
Career34500.50140.50870.74470.61390.40390.84210.59550.2553390.30380.0019

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
2016 MIN $537,500
2015 MIN $530,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$530,000
2011Current$537,500
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,067,500
2 yrTotal$1,067,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 149 dOctagon1 year/$0.5375M (2016)

Details
  • 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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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .275 .312 .385 .260
11 vs R (Multi) .254 .281 .364 .225
18 Split (Multi) -.021 -.032 -.021 -.035
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.013 -.004 -.003 -.001
30 vs L (2015) .253 .291 .333 .247
31 vs R (2015) .199 .220 .274 .172
38 Split (2015) -.054 -.071 -.059 -.075
39 LgAvg (2015) -.019 -.010 -.007 -.004

Definition of multi-year splits

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Prospectus Feature: Buxton's Back, and Not Busted YetAaron Gleeman2016-05-31
Expert FAAB Review: Week EightMike Gianella2016-05-24
Transaction Analysis: Fredi, Blame, FiredWilson Karaman2016-05-18
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Transaction Analysis: Rochester's Lovely This Time of YearNicolas Stellini2016-04-28
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Transaction Analysis: The Socratic ProblemBryan Grosnick2016-04-21
Expert FAAB Review: Week ThreeMike Gianella2016-04-19
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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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