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Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana (Axeman or El Oso) (twitter: @TheRealSlamtana)

Positions: First Baseman and Catcher
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: April 8, 1986 in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Signed
by the Los Angeles Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 2004. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 11, 2010 (Age 24.064, 17,364th in MLB history)   vs. WSN 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2010 season [*]
Team: Indians 2010-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2016, 5 yrs/$21M (12-16) & 17 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 5.115, Free Agent: 2017 [*], Agents: Wasserman Media Group [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2010 24 CLE AL 46 192 150 23 39 13 0 6 22 3 0 37 29 .260 .401 .467 .868 143 70 3 1 0 4 2 2/D
2011 25 CLE AL 155 658 552 84 132 35 2 27 79 5 3 97 133 .239 .351 .457 .808 126 252 15 2 0 7 7 23/D
2012 26 CLE AL 143 609 507 72 128 27 2 18 76 3 5 91 101 .252 .365 .420 .785 121 213 21 3 0 8 4 2D3/7
2013 27 CLE AL 154 642 541 75 145 39 1 20 74 3 1 93 110 .268 .377 .455 .832 135 246 7 4 0 4 6 2D3 MVP-15
2014 28 CLE AL 152 660 541 68 125 25 0 27 85 5 2 113 124 .231 .365 .427 .792 122 231 13 3 0 3 5 35D2
2015 29 CLE AL 154 666 550 72 127 29 2 19 85 11 3 108 122 .231 .357 .395 .752 103 217 20 3 0 5 8 *3D
2016 30 CLE AL 43 189 156 23 35 9 1 8 23 2 1 29 23 .224 .344 .449 .793 112 70 4 1 0 3 0 *D3
7 Yrs 847 3616 2997 417 731 177 8 125 444 32 15 568 642 .244 .364 .433 .797 122 1299 83 17 0 34 32
162 Game Avg. 162 692 573 80 140 34 2 24 85 6 3 109 123 .244 .364 .433 .797 122 248 16 3 0 7 6

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2010 24 CLE AL 46 192 9 1 0 -1 2 12 1.2 7 19 2.0 .526 .507 2.0 0.1 20 2/D
2011 25 CLE AL 155 658 17 0 0 -6 2 13 1.5 25 38 3.8 .509 .509 4.5 -0.4 44 $416,600 23/D
2012 26 CLE AL 143 609 18 -4 -3 3 3 17 1.8 23 40 4.0 .513 .511 3.8 0.6 37 $501,900 2D3/7
2013 27 CLE AL 154 642 29 -0 0 -12 -1 16 2.0 23 40 4.2 .511 .511 5.3 -1.2 52 $550,000 2D3 MVP-15
2014 28 CLE AL 152 660 20 -2 0 -8 -6 4 0.7 23 27 3.0 .503 .503 3.7 -1.4 35 $3,500,000 35D2
2015 29 CLE AL 154 666 1 1 -1 -4 -10 -12 -1.2 23 11 1.1 .491 .492 1.6 -1.4 15 $6,000,000 *3D
2016 30 CLE AL 43 189 3 1 -1 0 -4 -1 -0.1 7 6 0.6 .497 .499 0.6 -0.3 5 *D3
7 Seasons 847 3616 98 -4 -4 -28 -13 49 6.0 131 180 18.7 .506 .505 21.5 -4.0 208 $10,968,500

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2010 24 CLE AL 192 118 32 7.2 95 .277 .260 .253 .401 .320 .467 .397 .868 .717 143 .690 12.0 1.2 .974 .473 .207 4.0
2011 25 CLE AL 658 445 91 5.5 94 .263 .239 .251 .351 .315 .457 .398 .808 .713 126 .578 23.6 2.3 .806 .397 .217 8.4
2012 26 CLE AL 609 413 78 5.1 94 .278 .252 .249 .365 .313 .420 .401 .785 .713 121 .545 19.9 2.0 .753 .343 .168 5.1
2013 27 CLE AL 642 408 100 6.6 93 .301 .268 .251 .377 .314 .455 .396 .832 .711 135 .663 30.2 3.0 .854 .362 .187 5.2
2014 28 CLE AL 660 434 90 5.6 95 .249 .231 .257 .365 .320 .427 .397 .792 .717 122 .615 19.8 2.0 .812 .410 .196 8.4
2015 29 CLE AL 666 451 81 4.8 103 .261 .231 .263 .357 .326 .395 .424 .752 .750 103 .526 5.8 0.6 .753 .375 .164 13.9
2016 30 CLE AL 189 129 26 5.4 103 .211 .224 .259 .344 .326 .449 .422 .793 .748 112 .575 3.4 0.3 .802 .417 .224 3.2
7 Yrs 3616 2398 498 5.6 96 .268 .244 .254 .364 .318 .433 .404 .797 .722 122 .593 114.7 11.3 .804 .385 .190 51.0
162 Game Avg. 692 459 95 5.6 96 .268 .244 .254 .364 .318 .433 .404 .797 .722 122 .593 22 2 .804 .385 .190 10

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2013 27 CLE AL ALWC TBR L 1 4 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .750 1.250 3 0 0 0 0 0
1 ALWC 1 4 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .750 1.250 3 0 0 0 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2010 24 CLE AL 192 3.1% 15.1% 19.3% 9.9% 49% 0.78 5.2 25.0 6.8 0.54 0.72 62% 18% 8.6% 13%
2011 25 CLE AL 658 4.1% 20.2% 14.7% 9.7% 49% 1.37 4.2 20.4 7.0 0.82 1.30 61% 15% 14.1% 18%
2012 26 CLE AL 609 3.0% 16.6% 14.9% 7.7% 37% 1.11 5.0 28.2 6.7 0.79 1.04 65% 18% 9.4% 17%
2013 27 CLE AL 642 3.1% 17.1% 14.5% 9.4% 41% 1.18 4.9 27.1 7.3 0.74 1.05 65% 24% 9.9% 17%
2014 28 CLE AL 660 4.1% 18.8% 17.1% 7.9% 42% 1.10 4.4 20.0 6.4 0.71 0.93 60% 22% 14.1% 21%
2015 29 CLE AL 666 2.9% 18.3% 16.2% 7.5% 39% 1.13 4.5 28.9 6.5 0.84 1.17 62% 23% 10.5% 23%
2016 30 CLE AL 189 4.2% 12.2% 15.3% 9.5% 51% 0.79 6.8 19.5 6.8 0.66 0.88 68% 23% 11.6% 16%
7 Yrs 3616 3.5% 17.8% 15.7% 8.6% 42% 1.13 4.7 24.0 6.8 0.76 1.05 63% 20% 11.4% 19%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.6% 8.0% 7.5% 33% 2.46 4.6 35.5 8.4 0.83 1.11 68% 22% 7.6% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2010 24 CLE AL 12.0 1.2 199 1.2 3.6 -2.4 .90 1.2 0.1 10.4 1.0 0.89 12.8 0.91 0
2011 25 CLE AL 23.6 2.3 675 0.4 12.5 -12.1 1.09 2.4 -2.0 9.1 0.9 0.97 23.6 2.81 3
2012 26 CLE AL 19.9 2.0 622 1.2 11.6 -10.4 1.02 0.5 0.7 7.0 0.7 0.98 13.2 1.41 1
2013 27 CLE AL 30.2 3.0 656 4.3 13.1 -8.8 .96 2.7 1.7 38.1 3.8 0.96 33.7 2.39 0
2014 28 CLE AL 19.8 2.0 671 2.5 13.6 -11.1 1.09 1.8 0.6 17.7 1.8 0.96 21.9 0.01 1
2015 29 CLE AL 5.8 0.6 686 -0.6 10.7 -11.3 .97 0.2 -0.8 2.7 0.3 1.00 4.5 0.47 1
2016 30 CLE AL 3.4 0.3 196 0.5 3.3 -2.7 .90 0.1 0.5 6.3 0.6 0.95 6.4 1.46 1
7 Yrs 114.7 11.3 3705 9.6 68.4 -58.8 1.01 9.0 0.5 91.3 9.1 0.97 116.2 1.68 7

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2010 24 CLE AL 1 0 24% 92 3 0 100% 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 7 41% 7 5 2 4 2 2 6 2 3
2011 25 CLE AL 1 0 28% 252 5 3 63% 5 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 5 1 1 1 2 10 40% 40 27 12 12 5 7 21 9 10
2012 26 CLE AL 7 0 27% 252 3 5 38% 3 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 7 1 4 1 1 7 20% 34 30 4 16 13 3 20 12 7
2013 27 CLE AL 8 0 25% 233 3 1 75% 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 3 0 2 17 36% 36 24 12 6 5 0 17 8 9
2014 28 CLE AL 4 0 19% 243 5 2 71% 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 1 3 1 4 7 44% 35 24 11 7 6 0 20 3 16
2015 29 CLE AL 3 0 24% 262 11 3 79% 10 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 13 36% 37 29 8 15 6 9 14 7 7
2016 30 CLE AL 1 0 26% 70 2 1 67% 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 8 53% 9 5 4 5 3 2 3 0 3
7 Yrs 25 0 25% 1404 32 15 68% 31 13 1 2 0 0 3 0 32 3 15 3 11 69 36% 198 144 53 65 40 23 101 41 55

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2010 24 CLE AL 192 100% 39 4 2 0 0 0 0 0.91 6 0 2 5 1 2 4 0 0 0 30 3 10% 10 7 70% 101 16 16% 9 7 78% 5 3 60% 0
2011 25 CLE AL 658 100% 132 7 2 3 1 1 1 2.81 27 1 17 22 5 14 13 0 0 0 140 15 11% 57 18 32% 412 53 13% 35 18 51% 19 12 63% 0
2012 26 CLE AL 609 100% 128 13 1 1 1 0 0 1.41 18 0 16 12 6 7 11 0 0 0 124 21 17% 69 24 35% 400 60 15% 45 22 49% 26 16 62% 0
2013 27 CLE AL 642 100% 145 13 3 0 0 0 0 2.39 20 0 15 14 6 12 8 1 0 0 115 7 6% 42 14 33% 414 57 14% 34 13 38% 31 19 61% 0
2014 28 CLE AL 660 100% 125 15 3 1 0 0 0 0.01 27 0 12 19 8 13 14 0 0 0 119 13 11% 46 10 22% 434 60 14% 35 16 46% 26 11 42% 0
2015 29 CLE AL 666 100% 127 8 2 1 0 0 0 0.47 19 1 17 15 4 6 13 0 0 0 137 20 15% 81 25 31% 480 66 14% 49 24 49% 33 16 48% 0
2016 30 CLE AL 189 100% 35 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.46 8 0 4 8 0 3 5 0 0 0 30 4 13% 10 5 50% 109 17 16% 5 5 100% 5 4 80% 0
7 Yrs 3616 100% 731 60 13 7 2 1 1 1.68 125 2 83 95 30 57 68 1 0 0 695 83 12% 315 103 33% 2350 329 14% 212 105 50% 145 81 56% 0
MLB Averages 54% 67% 11% 31% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2010 24 CLE AL 192 803 4.18 437 54.9% 28.8% 17.6% 24.9% 28.6% 71.2% 1.9% 39.1% 75.2% 26.6% 7.3% 14 0 20.3% 39 15 15.1% 29 16 8 21 27.6% 0 0 0
2011 25 CLE AL 662 2839 4.29 1627 57.8% 35.0% 16.0% 22.8% 26.2% 65.0% 2.1% 37.6% 75.4% 18.9% 8.8% 58 0 21.3% 141 42 17.1% 113 57 37 96 27.8% 0 0 0
2012 26 CLE AL 611 2602 4.26 1474 56.9% 31.5% 15.2% 25.2% 28.1% 68.5% 1.2% 39.0% 77.8% 19.3% 5.6% 34 2 20.1% 123 54 16.0% 98 49 23 78 22.8% 0 0 0
2013 27 CLE AL 643 2760 4.29 1602 58.6% 33.0% 12.9% 27.0% 27.2% 67.0% 2.1% 39.3% 80.7% 16.3% 7.0% 45 4 18.5% 119 40 15.4% 99 55 23 87 20.9% 0 0 0
2014 28 CLE AL 660 2841 4.30 1583 56.1% 33.0% 14.3% 26.2% 26.5% 67.0% 1.4% 37.5% 78.7% 19.1% 7.7% 51 4 19.5% 129 52 15.6% 103 50 27 97 21.8% 0 0 0
2015 29 CLE AL 666 2863 4.30 1589 56.0% 34.0% 12.8% 25.9% 27.2% 66.0% 1.9% 36.9% 80.6% 15.8% 9.2% 61 7 23.4% 156 58 15.0% 100 46 36 86 29.5% 0 0 0
2016 30 CLE AL 190 771 4.06 417 54.1% 34.5% 12.9% 19.9% 32.6% 65.5% 0.0% 35.4% 80.2% 16.8% 12.6% 24 1 20.0% 38 10 20.0% 38 23 3 20 13.0% 0 0 0
7 Yrs 3624 15479 4.27 8729 56.8% 33.2% 14.3% 25.1% 27.4% 66.8% 1.7% 38.0% 78.5% 18.3% 7.9% 287 18 20.6% 745 271 16.0% 580 296 157 485 24.5% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.8% 27.5% 15.9% 27.1% 29.4% 72.5% 1.4% 46.2% 78.0% 27.1% 4.6% 13.9% 8.4% 24.1%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2010 24 46 192 150 23 39 13 0 6 22 3 0 37 29 .260 .401 .467 .868 143 70 3 1 0 4 2
2011 25 201 850 702 107 171 48 2 33 101 8 3 134 162 .244 .362 .459 .821 130 322 18 3 0 11 9
2012 26 344 1459 1209 179 299 75 4 51 177 11 8 225 263 .247 .363 .443 .806 126 535 39 6 0 19 13
2013 27 498 2101 1750 254 444 114 5 71 251 14 9 318 373 .254 .367 .446 .814 129 781 46 10 0 23 19
2014 28 650 2761 2291 322 569 139 5 98 336 19 11 431 497 .248 .367 .442 .809 127 1012 59 13 0 26 24
2015 29 804 3427 2841 394 696 168 7 117 421 30 14 539 619 .245 .365 .433 .798 122 1229 79 16 0 31 32
2016 30 847 3616 2997 417 731 177 8 125 444 32 15 568 642 .244 .364 .433 .797 122 1299 83 17 0 34 32

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2010 24 46 196 152 25 41 14 0 6 24 3 39 29 .270 .413 .480 .894 31 46
2011 25 155 668 558 91 138 37 2 28 85 5 101 133 .247 .361 .471 .832 96 155
2012 26 143 621 514 78 135 28 2 19 83 3 96 101 .263 .377 .436 .813 85 143
2013 27 154 657 550 83 154 41 1 21 82 3 99 110 .280 .391 .473 .864 102 154
2014 28 152 668 545 71 129 26 0 28 89 5 117 124 .237 .373 .439 .811 88 152
2015 29 154 662 548 71 125 29 2 19 83 11 106 122 .228 .353 .392 .746 76 154
2016 30 43 189 156 23 35 9 1 8 23 2 29 23 .224 .344 .449 .793 24 43
7 Yrs 847 3661 3023 442 757 184 8 129 469 32 587 642 .250 .372 .445 .816 502 847
162 Game Avg. 162 700 578 85 145 35 2 25 90 6 112 123 .250 .372 .445 .816 96 847



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1930 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2013 AL (15, 1%)
0.01 Career Shares (1557th)

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2014 Jul 27th AL Player of the Week

Offensive WARs c a p y
2013 AL  5.3 (8th)

On-Base% s c a p y
2013 AL  .377 (8th)
Active  .364 (23rd)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
Active  .797 (45th)

Doubles s c a p y
2013 AL  39 (7th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
2011 AL  97 (3rd)
2012 AL  91 (3rd)
2013 AL  93 (2nd)
2014 AL  113 (1st)
2015 AL  108 (2nd)
2016 AL  29 (2nd)
Active  568 (30th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
2011 AL  133 (9th)

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
Active  122 (32nd)

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
2013 AL  30 (9th)
Active  115 (47th)

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
2013 AL  3.0 (9th)
Active  11.3 (44th)

Times On Base s c a p y
2014 AL  241 (10th)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
2013 AL  .663 (10th)
Active  .593 (42nd)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
2012 AL  8 (5th)
2016 AL  3 (2nd)

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
2015 AL  8 (9th)

Double Plays Grounded Into s c a p y
2012 AL  21 (7th)

AB per HR s c a p y
Active  24.0 (35th)

Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)s c a p y
2013 AL  38.09 (8th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
2013 AL  4.3 (6th)

             

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1930-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 2 (632), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 14 (1280), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 2 (2238), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 14 (1215), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Catcher (79th), 18.7 career WAR/18.7 7yr-peak WAR/18.7 JAWS
Average HOF C (out of 14) = 52.7 career WAR/34.2 7yr-peak WAR/43.4 JAWS

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