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Hector Santiago

28-Year-Old Pitcher – Minnesota Twins

2016 Stats

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10-8

ERA

5.16

WHIP

1.40

K

119

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Santiago looked primed to put together his best season in the majors after securing a rotation spot out of spring training, and he went into the break as an AL All-Star with a sparkling 2.33 ERA and 3...

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2016 ADP:  325.25

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 215   DOB: 12/16/1987   BORN: Newark, NJ   COLLEGE: Okaloosa-Walton (FL) CC   DRAFTED: 30th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Hector Santiago Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $2.29 million contract with the Angels in January 2015, avoiding arbitration.

August 21, 2016  –  Hector Santiago News

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Santiago gave up eight runs on 11 hits, including three home runs over 4.2 innings, in Saturday's loss to Kansas City. He didn't walk a batter, but trying to reduce his high walk rate may be altering his performance. "That aggressive mentality where I let it fly and kind attack the hitters, I have a little blockage in there right now where I'm trying to control the zone and make everything over the plate," he told the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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Hector Santiago Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2010 22 A WIN 37 1 0 60.2 63 28 4 61 19 4 5 2 0 0 4.15 1.36
2011 23 A WIN 15 8 0 44.0 38 18 7 43 14 2 3 0 0 0 3.68 1.18
2011 23 AA BIR 15 15 0 83.1 70 33 4 74 39 7 5 0 0 0 3.56 1.31
2011 23 MAJ CWS 2 0 0 5.3 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.38
2012 24 AAA CHA 3 3 0 14.2 9 0 0 13 6 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.06
2012 24 MAJ CWS 42 4 0 70.3 54 26 10 79 40 4 1 4 2 4 3.33 1.34
2013 25 MAJ CWS 34 23 0 149.0 137 59 17 137 72 4 9 0 0 0 3.56 1.40
2014 26 AAA SAL 3 3 0 14.0 23 10 0 9 7 1 1 0 0 0 6.43 2.14
2014 26 MAJ LAA 30 24 0 127.3 120 53 15 108 53 6 9 0 0 1 3.75 1.36
2015 27 MAJ LAA 33 32 0 180.7 156 72 29 162 71 9 9 0 0 0 3.59 1.26
2016 28 MAJ LAA 22 22 0 120.7 104 57 20 107 57 10 4 0 0 0 4.25 1.33
2016 28 MAJ MIN 4 4 0 19.0 32 23 7 12 3 0 4 0 0 0 10.89 1.84
2016  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ LAA/MIN 26 26 0 139.7 136 80 27 119 60 10 8 0 0 0 5.16 1.40
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3-Year Averages     32 26 0 152.3 137 61 20 135 65 6 9 0 0 0 3.60 1.33
Career  (View All)     167 109 0 672.3 604 290 98 607 297 33 36 4 3.88 1.34

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Hector Santiago Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Aug. 20 @KC 4.7 11 8 8 3 0 2 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 5.16 1.40
Aug. 14 KC 4.0 9 7 7 1 0 2 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.80 1.37
Aug. 9 Hou 5.3 7 5 4 1 1 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.47 1.34
Aug. 4 @Cle 5.0 5 4 4 2 2 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.37 1.34
Jul. 30 CWS 5.0 4 2 2 1 6 6 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 4.25 1.33
Jul. 20 @Det 5.0 5 3 3 1 3 3 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.32 1.29
Jul. 15 Cle 7.0 5 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.27 1.27
Jul. 7 @Tex 7.0 3 0 0 0 4 9 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.58 1.31
Jul. 2 Tex 6.0 4 1 0 0 4 4 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 4.93 1.34
Jun. 26 @NYY 6.0 7 6 6 2 4 6 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.27 1.34
Jun. 21 Phi 6.3 3 1 1 1 2 4 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.99 1.30
Last 14 Games (Team)
3 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.7 IP/G
14.0 27 20 19 5 1 8 1 1 0 0-3 0 0 0 12.21 2.00
Last 30 Games (Team)
5 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.8 IP/G
24.0 36 26 25 8 9 18 1 2 0 1-4 0 0 0 9.38 1.88
Last 60 Games (Team)
11 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.6 IP/G
61.3 63 37 35 12 26 51 2 3 0 5-4 0 0 0 5.14 1.45

Hector Santiago Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016138271828204.241
2015188351537913.220
201414028932601.244

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201644490429720320.247
20155881275611928226.229
201440480448810014.249

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201665.35406228156.341.48
201598.34209142132.651.15
201461.3250522684.111.35

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201669.7530553293.361.26
201582.35707129164.701.38
201466.0440562773.411.36
Hector Santiago Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2010 22 A WIN 37 1 60.2 9.12 2.84 3.21 0.60 69.2% 4.15 3.13 .352
2011 23 A WIN 15 8 44.0 8.80 2.86 3.07 1.43 75.6% 3.68 4.47 .277
2011 23 AA BIR 15 15 83.1 8.01 4.22 1.90 0.43 72.4% 3.56 3.60 .292
2011 23 MAJ CWS 2 0 5.3 3.38 1.69 2.00 0.00 2.25 100% 93.8 MPH 0.00 3.01 .071
2012 24 AAA CHA 3 3 14.2 8.24 3.80 2.17 0.00 100% 0.00 2.64 .250
2012 24 MAJ CWS 42 4 70.3 10.11 5.12 1.98 1.28 0.96 81% 93.2 MPH 3.33 4.81 .269
2013 25 MAJ CWS 34 23 149.0 8.28 4.35 1.90 1.03 0.89 78.1% 91.9 MPH 3.56 4.60 .298
2014 26 AAA SAL 3 3 14.0 5.79 4.50 1.29 0.00 66.7% 6.43 3.63 .430
2014 26 MAJ LAA 30 24 127.3 7.63 3.75 2.04 1.06 0.70 75.9% 90.9 MPH 3.75 4.35 .295
2015 27 MAJ LAA 33 32 180.7 8.07 3.54 2.28 1.44 0.65 78.3% 90.3 MPH 3.59 4.84 .268
2016 28 MAJ LAA 22 22 120.7 7.98 4.25 1.88 1.49 0.88 73.8% 91.7 MPH 4.25 5.10 .265
2016 28 MAJ MIN 4 4 19.0 5.68 1.42 4.00 3.32 0.56 42.9% 91.7 MPH 10.89 7.36 .375
2016  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ LAA/MIN 26 26 139.7 7.67 3.87 1.98 1.74 0.82 68.6% 91.7 MPH 5.16 5.34 .284
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 2 11.4 6.65 5.16 1.29 1.79 72.3% 4.95 6.03 .251
Rest Of Season     0 7 38.2 6.25 4.34 1.44 1.76 72.3% 4.71 5.80 .248
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3-Year Averages     32 26 152.3 7.98 3.84 2.08 1.18 77.5% 3.60 4.41 .284
Career     167 109 672.3 8.13 3.98 2.04 1.31 76.1% 3.88 4.66 .282

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2016 Stat Review for Hector Santiago    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.98 K/BB
TERRIBLE
7.67 K/9
AVERAGE
3.87 BB/9
TERRIBLE
91.7 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
1.7 HR/9
TERRIBLE
0.82 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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5.16 ERA
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1.40 WHIP
POOR
5.34 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.284 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
68.6% Strand Rate
LOW

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Hector Santiago: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Santiago (10-7) allowed seven runs on nine hits while striking out two over four innings to take the loss Sunday against the Royals.

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Santiago (10-6) allowed five runs (four earned) on seven hits and a walk with four strikeouts over 5.1 innings in a loss Tuesday to the Astros.

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Santiago (10-5) pitched five innings in his Twins debut, allowing four runs, five hits and two walks while striking out four in Thursday's loss to the Indians.

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Santiago was traded to the Twins on Monday for Ricky Nolasco and Alex Meyer, Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com reports.

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Santiago (10-4) pitched five innings, allowing two runs, four hits and six walks while striking out six Red Sox in Saturday's win.

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Santiago (9-4) allowed two runs on five hits and four walks with five strikeouts over 5.1 innings in a win Monday over the Royals.

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Santiago (8-4) allowed the Rangers to score three runs on five hits and three walks while lasting just five innings Wednesday, but still went home with his fourth consecutive win.

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Santiago improved to 7-4 with Friday's win over the White Sox, striking out seven with no walks across seven scoreless innings.

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Santiago struck out nine batters and did not allow a run through seven innings en route to picking up his sixth win of the season Thursday against the Rays.

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Santiago allowed one unearned run against the Red Sox on Saturday, striking out four and walking four en route to his fifth win of the season.

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Santiago (4-4) allowed six runs on seven hits and four walks while striking out six over six innings, but received no decision Sunday against the Athletics.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Manager Mike Scioscia kept a tight leash on Santiago in his first year with the Angels, as his start against the A's on April 14 was the only time he pitched at least seven innings all season. Aside from usage issues, Santiago seems to be losing velocity at an alarming rate, as his average fastball fell below 91 mph last season after being clocked at 93.8 mph in 2011. This trend correlates to a precipitous drop in Santiago's strikeout rate, which fell below 20.0% in 2014 after being as high as 25.8% during his rookie year in 2012, though some of that decline is the function of making the transition from reliever to starter. Walks are still a major concern, but Santiago posted a 2.98 ERA despite a 4.0 BB/9 in the second half of the season. With Tyler Skaggs expected to miss the 2015 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in August, Santiago will likely have a shot to regain a spot in the rotation in spring training.

2014

Santiago started the 2013 season in the bullpen, but he was in the White Sox's rotation by May after injuries took down the team's other starters. His screwball is the most novel element of his arsenal, but his sinker was a more effective pitch. He pitched particularly well in July, when opposing hitters hit .197 off him in five starts, but his effectiveness waned as the season progressed and he posted monthly WHIP's above 1.60 in August and September. His strikeout rate also fell during these months -- he had a 9.4 K/9 through July, but it fell to 6.1 over his final nine starts. This could be a sign of fatigue or diminishing skills as the innings accumulated. Sent to the Angels as part of a three-team swap in December, Santiago will try to secure a place in the back of a new-look Anaheim rotation.

2013

Santiago surprisingly won the White Sox's closer role out of spring training to start the 2012 season, but he lost the job after blowing two saves and posting an 8.53 ERA in April. The club stretched him out later in the season, and he made four September starts. His repertoire is a bit unique in that he relies heavily on sinkers and screwballs, both of which helped him strike out 28 batters over his final 22 innings. He should continue to build up arm strength in the offseason as he pitches in the Dominican League and plans to play in the World Baseball Classic. Santiago should be in the mix for one of the final spots in the White Sox's rotation this spring.

2012

The White Sox recalled Santiago in late June when injuries hit the pitching staff, and he appeared in only two games during his 24 days with the club. He looks more like a reliever at this point, but he will probably begin 2012 as an organizational starter at Triple-A. His leap to Double-A last season came with a slight decline in his strikeout rate (8.01 K/9IP) and a big spike in his walk rate (4.22 BB/9IP). He will need to improve the latter in order to remain a starter as he continues to advance through the system.