Re: What is Dunn's contract situation? Should the Reds trade him?
Originally Posted by Danny Serafini
Can anyone give me a good rundown on Santana? I'd never heard of him until last week when I went to the Indians/Angels game and he was pitching. He was absolutely horrible, served up batting practice to a team with 3 sub-.200 batters in the lineup. There must obviously be something more to him if his name is being thrown around in a Dunn trade idea, what's his story?
22 Years old.
Minor League stats- Through 2004
7.36 Hits per 9IP
3.00 BB per 9 IP
9.89 K per 9 IP
0.73 HR per 9 IP
That's a complete package and those numbers were put up while primarily pitching against older competition at each level (he was rushed to AA at age 20).
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