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16 hours ago
Rotoworld
Carlos Santana went 0-for-4 with a walk and three strikeouts versus the Tigers on Thursday.
Apr 16, 2014
KFFL
Cleveland Indians 3B Carlos Santana said he thinks switching between catcher and third base might ...
Plain Dealer 11 hours ago

Lonnie Chisenhall's surge and the struggles of Nick Swisher and Carlos Santana: Zack Meisel's Musings

It's a long season, and it's still mighty early for the Indians, who sit at 7-8 one year after they crawled to a 5-10 start.
Rotoworld 16 hours ago

Carlos Santana goes 0-for-4 in loss - Carlos Santana (3B) Cleveland Indians

Carlos Santana went 0-for-4 with a walk and three strikeouts versus the Tigers on Thursday.
Plain Dealer Apr 16, 2014

Carlos Santana says his defensive responsibilities are taking away from his hitting, but he stresses that it's still early

"What I don't want to lose sight of is -- before the season, he was all in," Francona said. "I don't want to let a low start with the bat ruin that."
Chronicle-Telegram Apr 16, 2014

Indians notes: Carlos Santana says move to 3B, playing multiple positions have played a part in offensive struggles

DETROIT — During spring training, Carlos Santana’s focus was on defense, as the converted third baseman adapted to a new position. Now, it’s on his offense or lack thereof. Santana, who entered Wednesday batting just .186 (8-for-43) with one RBI over his first 13 games, said prior to the series opener against Detroit that the Read More...The post Indians notes: Carlos Santana says move to 3B, playing multiple positions have played a part in offensive struggles appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The...
KFFL Apr 16, 2014

Indians | Carlos Santana's offense affected by position switch?

Cleveland Indians 3B Carlos Santana said he thinks switching between catcher and third base might ...
Akron Beacon Journal Apr 14, 2014

Indians’ Carlos Santana excels in position transition, except at the plate

CHICAGO: Carlos Santana spent much of Sunday morning on the massage table or in the training room of the visitors’ clubhouse at U.S. Cellular Field and it was no wonder.On Saturday afternoon, Santana was the Indians’ starting catcher. Less than 15 hours earlier, he finished Friday night’s game at third base. On Thursday night he was the Tribe’s designated hitter, batting in his usual cleanup spot.Before he returned to designated hitter to rest his weary legs in the series finale, the physical demands of what Santana has done seemed to be wearing on the 27-year-old.“Yeah, it’s...
Akron Beacon Journal Mar 31, 2014

Indians revive old strategy with Yan Gomes signing

OAKLAND, Calif.: More than 20 years later, the Indians are copying the model of former General Manager John Hart and locking up young talent.The announcement of the signing of catcher Yan Gomes to a new six-year, $23 million deal with two more club option years gave the Indians 15 players under contract through 2016. Gomes, who wasn’t eligible for arbitration until 2015, will be in Cleveland through at least 2019 and perhaps 2021.Among those 15 are several key players age 27 or younger — left fielder Michael Brantley, third baseman/catcher Carlos Santana, right-handers Danny Salazar,...
Plain Dealer Mar 29, 2014

Third base: The Carlos Santana Experiment begins - Cleveland Indians 2014 position previews

A lot of people laughed when the Indians said Santana was going to winter ball in December to try and make the conversion from catcher to the hot corner. They still might be laughing at the end of April, but Santana did show improvement through the course of spring training.
Plain Dealer Mar 26, 2014

Carlos Santana: Cleveland Indians infielder/catcher 2014

Check out the latest news and statistics on the Indians' versatile Carlos Santana.
Akron Beacon Journal Mar 25, 2014
Santana appears to have won Indians third base job; Chisenhall’s tenure could be short-lived

Santana appears to have won Indians third base job; Chisenhall’s tenure could be short-lived

GOODYEAR, Ariz.: Indians manager Terry Francona slyly seemed to reveal his starting third baseman Tuesday, effectively ending a spring training battle between Carlos Santana and Lonnie Chisenhall.While Chisenhall was told Monday he had made the Tribe’s 25-man roster for Opening Day, Francona gave no details on how Chisenhall would be used. Santana started converting from catcher in winter ball because he didn’t want to be the Indians’ regular designated hitter this season.When that situation was brought up Tuesday, Francona said, “Carlos is going to play third.” Presumably that...
Akron Beacon Journal Mar 25, 2014

Santana named Indians' starting third baseman

There was no major announcement, only a sly revelation by Indians manager Terry Francona Tuesday. But it essentially revealed that converted catcher Carlos Santana has won the third base job over Lonnie Chisenhall. Carlos is going to play third, Francona said. I don’t have a crystal ball. I’m not sure you really need to have one. Things happen. Chisenhall was told Monday that he had made the 25-man roster for Opening Day. He said Tuesday he had been told no details of where he would play. No, it’s up in the air, Chisenhall said. They told me whatever they asked me to do, be...
KFFL Mar 25, 2014

Indians | Carlos Santana to be regular 3B

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona acknowledged Tuesday, March 25, that C Carlos Santana will be ...
Akron Beacon Journal Mar 19, 2014
In conversion to third base, Indians’ Carlos Santana appreciates support from Asdrubal Cabrera

In conversion to third base, Indians’ Carlos Santana appreciates support from Asdrubal Cabrera

GOODYEAR, Ariz.: When Indians third baseman Carlos Santana speared a line drive against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday, shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera looked at Santana, pointed to his own eyes with two fingers, then pointed back to Santana.The signal seemed like a sign of approval, Cabrera acknowledging a good play by his teammate on the left side of the infield who is attempting a rare position change.That was not Cabrera’s message at all, Santana said Tuesday.“He said something funny, something to try to make me happy and make sure I enjoy this time with the game,” Santana...
Plain Dealer Mar 18, 2014

Carlos Santana getting ready for double duty with Cleveland Indians

Carlos Santana started at third base Tuesday night against San Francisco and was scheduled to make his Cactus League debut at catcher Wednesday against Oakland.

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