|Minnesota Twins – No. 39|
|Shortstop / Center fielder|
November 7, 1990 |
Monte Plata, Dominican Republic
|May 5, 2014, for the Minnesota Twins|
(through 2015 season)
|Runs batted in||61|
|Career highlights and awards|
The Twins signed Santana as an undrafted free agent in December 2007. In November 2012, the Twins added Santana to the 40 man roster in order to protect him from the teams who wanted him.
Santana finished 7th in Rookie of the Year voting, leading all MLB nominees in batting average (.319) and stolen bases (20). Additionally, Santana's rookie year batting average of .319 is a Twins franchise record (minimum 130 ABs).
- "Minnesota Twins set to call up Danny Santana". TwinCities.com. Retrieved March 24, 2015.
- Gleeman, Aaron (June 27, 2014). "Twins place Danny Santana on the disabled list".
- "2014 Awards Voting - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved March 24, 2015.
- "Twins Rookie stats".
- Major League Baseball Rookie of the Year Award#Qualifications and voting
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Danny Santana on Twitter