11:24 PM EDT, Sat March 25, 2017

Fantasy Update

4 hours ago
Rotoworld
Carlos Santana went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run in Saturday's Cactus League loss to the White Sox.
Mar 21, 2017
numberFire
Cleveland's first baseman/designated hitter is one of the most underrated players in baseball. Coming off a career year, he should be a fantasy baseball target.
Rotoworld 4 hours ago

Carlos Santana whacks two-run home run - Carlos Santana (1B) Cleveland Indians

Carlos Santana went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run in Saturday's Cactus League loss to the White Sox.
Scout Mar 21, 2017

Spring Notes 3/21: Santana set for return

A day away from the fields of Arizona was just enough for Carlos Santana to get re-acclimated with the Tribe's spring training facility in Goodyear after spending two weeks at the 2017 World Baseball Classic.
Akron Beacon Journal Mar 21, 2017
Dancing Carlos Santana back in Indians camp; Teams dealing with ‘disjointed’ schedule due to WBC

Dancing Carlos Santana back in Indians camp; Teams dealing with ‘disjointed’ schedule due to WBC

GOODYEAR, Ariz: Carlos Santana needed to do something, anything, standing on base after a hit for the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic earlier this month. The dugout was counting on him.   A little celebration had become a point of camaraderie for the Dominican team. That passion and energy is perhaps the best thing about the WBC, after all. So, with Santana on base, he wanted to join the fun. And out came a dance. “It's something new for me. It's something for the Dominican team, especially Jose Reyes,” Santana said. “He has energy. He kept dancing in the...
numberFire Mar 21, 2017
Fantasy Baseball: Carlos Santana Needs to Be on Your Radar

Fantasy Baseball: Carlos Santana Needs to Be on Your Radar

Cleveland's first baseman/designated hitter is one of the most underrated players in baseball. Coming off a career year, he should be a fantasy baseball target.
Akron Beacon Journal Mar 5, 2017

Indians receiving positive feedback on Michael Brantley’s progression; Carlos Santana to get more time at first base

The Indians have received positive feedback as they walk the proverbial tightrope that is left fielder Michael Brantley’s progression from biceps tenodesis surgery last August.But, this spring, the club knows that a wait-and-see approach is warranted, if not demanded, even in the face of optimism. Brantley flew past his expected timetable last spring but was ultimately lost for all but 11 games in 2016 after his shoulder repeatedly responded negatively once he reached game speed.To this point, the news has been positive. Brantley took batting practice on the field in back-to-back days for...
Plain Dealer Mar 5, 2017
Cleveland Indians' Terry Francona says Santana's time at first base to increase significantly

Cleveland Indians' Terry Francona says Santana's time at first base to increase significantly

Carlos Santana lost playing at first base to Mike Napoli, but with Napoli playing for Texas, manager Terry Francona said Santana time at first would increase significantly in 2017.
Scout Mar 4, 2017

Spring Notes 3/4: Santana named everyday 1B

By splitting time with Mike Napoli, Carlos Santana logged 64 games at first base in 2016. Manager Terry Francona expects Santana to play even more at the corner infield position with Edwin Encarnacion assuming designated hitter duties for the majority of the upcoming 2017 campaign.
MLB Trade Rumors Mar 4, 2017

AL Central Notes: Indians, White Sox, Royals

The Indians plan to utilize Carlos Santana as the team’s primary first baseman, skipper Terry Francona told reporters including MLB.com’s Jordan Bastian (via Twitter). That means that Edwin Encarnacion will mostly serve as the team’s designated hitter, though the two will also exchange roles at times. While that’ll increase the wear and tear somewhat on Santana,…
MLB Trade Rumors Mar 3, 2017

Carlos Santana Changes Agents

With free agency on the horizon, veteran DH Carlos Santana has decided to change agents, according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag (via Twitter). Santana, 30, will now be represented by Octagon. The Indians could conceivably engage Santana’s new representatives about another extension, though that has never seemed particularly likely. A return to Cleveland could…
Plain Dealer Mar 3, 2017
Carlos Santana and Edwin Encarnacion: Good friends, better teammates -- Zack Meisel's musings

Carlos Santana and Edwin Encarnacion: Good friends, better teammates -- Zack Meisel's musings

"Me and Edwin, we have been very good friends for a long time -- since before he came here," Santana said. "Now, he's happy and I am, too. That's why we stay together all the time."
News-Herald Feb 27, 2017
Cleveland Indians 3, Rangers (ss) 2: Carlos Carrasco yields two runs

Cleveland Indians 3, Rangers (ss) 2: Carlos Carrasco yields two runs

Indians starter Carlos Carrasco gave up three hits and two runs in two innings during the Tribe's 3-2 victory over a Rangers split squad on Feb. 27.Carlos Santana doubled and singled for Cleveland.Francisco Lindor and Tyler Naquin drove in runs for the Indians.
Plain Dealer Feb 26, 2017
How do you like this opening day lineup for Cleveland Indians? Hey, Hoynsie

How do you like this opening day lineup for Cleveland Indians? Hey, Hoynsie

How does this sound for the Tribe's opening day lineup: 2B Jason Kipnis, SS Francisco Lindor, LF Michael Brantley, 1B Edwin Encarnacion, DH Carlos Santana, 3B Jose Ramirez, RF Lonnie Chisenhall, C Yan Gomes, CF Tyler Naquin and RHP Corey Kluber?
Plain Dealer Feb 25, 2017
Terry Francona has much to decide, eventually, with the Cleveland Indians' starting lineup

Terry Francona has much to decide, eventually, with the Cleveland Indians' starting lineup

Carlos Santana batted leadoff in Saturday's spring training opener, with Jose Ramirez and Francisco Lindor following behind. That doesn't mean much, with about five weeks to cover until Opening Day.

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