Domingo Santana, Outfield, Milwaukee Brewers
Date of Birth: 8/5/1992
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Domingo Santana, outfielder for the Milwaukee Brewers, is following in his father's footsteps. His father, also named Domingo, was a minor league outfielder and pitcher with the Astros. The younger Santana first signed with the Philadelphia Phillies in March, 2009. After two and a half years in the Phillies' minor league system, he was traded to the Houston Astros on July 31, 2011.
Santana first joined the Astros for six games in 2014. After 14 games with the Astros in 2015, he was traded to the Brewers on July 30th. He played in 38 games with the Brewers. He also played in 95 games in the minors.
In 2016, Santana batted .256 in 77 games with the Brewers. He had 63 hits, 14 doubles, and 32 RBIs. Defensively, as the Brewers' right fielder in 62 games, he made 104 putouts and 2 errors.
Batting statistics for Santana through 2016 include:
- 135 games played
- 101 hits
- 58 RBIs
- 168 strikeouts to 53 walks
- .239 batting average
Fielding statistics for Santana as an outfielder through 2016 include:
- 21 games played in left field, 27 games played in center field, 89 games played in right field
- 190 putouts
- 5 errors