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Rafael Santana

Rafael Francisco (De La Cruz) Santana

Positions: Shortstop, Third Baseman and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 165 lb.

Born: January 31, 1958 in La Romana, La Romana, DO

Major League Stats

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1977 19 -1.0 Oneonta NYPL A- NYY 60 187 157 26 41 5 0 0 23 5 0 19 19 .261 .352 .293 .645 46 3 8 0
1978 20 -1.5 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 131 477 431 37 111 8 5 0 35 4 5 29 63 .258 .307 .299 .607 129 2 15 0
1979 21 -0.2 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 133 528 472 62 124 9 6 0 41 12 5 36 53 .263 .312 .307 .619 145 1 12 7
1980 22 -0.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A NYY 137 509 443 53 102 6 3 1 37 11 2 46 35 .230 .304 .264 .568 117 3 12 5
1980 22 0.6 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 51 201 168 20 38 2 0 1 17 4 1 23 12 .226 .320 .256 .576 43 1 7 2
1980 22 -1.0 Nashville SOUL AA NYY 86 308 275 33 64 4 3 0 20 7 1 23 23 .233 .294 .269 .563 74 2 5 3
1981 23 0.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA STL 112 360 334 37 80 15 3 1 21 3 2 24 43 .240 .292 .311 .604 104 1 1 0 1
1981 23 0.3 Arkansas TL AA STL 110 352 326 34 76 14 3 0 19 2 2 24 43 .233 .288 .294 .582 96 1 1 0 1
1981 23 -1.8 Springfield AA AAA STL 2 8 8 3 4 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 8 0 0 0 0
1982 24 -1.0 Louisville AA AAA STL 121 467 430 65 123 15 3 3 53 16 6 27 46 .286 .325 .356 .681 153 1 3 6 0
1983 25 -0.6 Louisville AA AAA STL 45 178 167 19 47 9 1 0 20 3 7 5 24 .281 .305 .347 .652 58 2 1 3 1
1984 26 0.7 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 77 268 255 34 71 6 0 1 23 10 2 11 19 .278 .308 .314 .622 80 0 2 0 0
8 Seasons 816 2974 2689 333 699 73 21 6 253 64 29 197 302 .260 .311 .309 .621 832 13 54 21 2
A- (1 season) A- 60 187 157 26 41 5 0 0 23 5 0 19 19 .261 .352 .293 .645 46 3 8 0
A (3 seasons) A 315 1206 1071 119 273 19 11 1 93 20 11 88 128 .255 .311 .296 .607 317 4 34 9
AA (2 seasons) AA 196 660 601 67 140 18 6 0 39 9 3 47 66 .233 .291 .283 .573 170 3 6 3 1
AAA (4 seasons) AAA 245 921 860 121 245 31 4 5 98 30 15 43 89 .285 .318 .348 .666 299 3 6 9 1
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1977 19 Oneonta NYPL A- NYY SS 60 251 62 162 27 24 .892 3.73
1978 20 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY SS 131 586 166 372 48 53 .918 4.11
1979 21 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY SS 72 332 111 215 6 42 .982 4.53
1979 21 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 3B 45 104 17 80 7 7 .933 2.16
1979 21 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 2B 23 91 32 56 3 16 .967 3.83
1980 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A NYY SS 137 645 206 405 34 84 .947 4.46
1980 22 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY SS 51 248 81 158 9 30 .964 4.69
1980 22 Nashville SOUL AA NYY SS 86 397 125 247 25 54 .937 4.33
1981 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA STL 3B 6 12 2 9 1 2 .917 1.83
1981 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA STL SS 104 521 152 344 25 81 .952 4.77
1981 23 Arkansas TL AA STL SS 102 511 151 337 23 79 .955 4.78
1981 23 Arkansas TL AA STL 3B 5 10 2 8 0 1 1.000 2.00
1981 23 Arkansas TL AA STL 2B 2 6 1 5 0 1 1.000 3.00
1981 23 Springfield AA AAA STL SS 2 10 1 7 2 2 .800 4.00
1981 23 Springfield AA AAA STL 3B 1 2 0 1 1 1 .500 1.00
1982 24 Louisville AA AAA STL SS 17 58 23 33 2 8 .966 3.29
1982 24 Louisville AA AAA STL 3B 73 204 58 139 7 16 .966 2.70
1982 24 Louisville AA AAA STL 2B 41 187 82 103 2 27 .989 4.51
1983 25 Louisville AA AAA STL SS 4 20 6 12 2 2 .900 4.50
1983 25 Louisville AA AAA STL 3B 32 112 25 80 7 9 .938 3.28
1983 25 Louisville AA AAA STL 2B 9 42 16 25 1 1 .976 4.56
1983 25 Louisville AA AAA STL 1B 2 13 13 0 0 2 1.000 6.50
1984 26 Tidewater IL AAA NYM SS 62 283 76 195 12 44 .958 4.37
1984 26 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 3B 10 31 8 21 2 4 .935 2.90
1984 26 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 2B 6 31 15 16 0 6 1.000 5.17
1984 26 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 1B 2 8 8 0 0 1 1.000 4.00
8 Seasons 838 3537 1079 2272 186 430 .947 4.00
SS (8 seasons) SS 587 2696 802 1738 156 338 .942 4.33
3B (5 seasons) 3B 166 463 110 329 24 38 .948 2.64
2B (5 seasons) 2B 81 357 146 205 6 51 .983 4.33
1B (2 seasons) 1B 4 21 21 0 0 3 1.000 5.25

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
2006 48 Winston-Salem CARL A+ CHW 1 of 1 138 66 72 .478
2007 49 Birmingham SOUL AA CHW 1 of 1 140 62 78 .443
2 Seasons 278 128 150 .460

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Sabr ID: 71512a1c

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