Tag Archives: Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana turns 33 today

and has accumulated 26 bWAR since starting his career in 2010. For perspective, there is not a single Dodger position player who has accumulated at least 25 bWAR since 2010.  Only 46 MLB players have accumulated as much as 25 bWAR since 2010, and nine of them were 1st baseman. Here is the list of …

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While my Guitar gently walks

The Indians will be playing in an elimination game tomorrow and noted baseball columnist Mike Petriello has pegged Carlos Santana as a likely hero for the Indians. Cleveland’s best bet for hitting CC Sabathia… is probably Carlos Santana. https://t.co/K0h2S4sc8B — Mike Petriello (@mike_petriello) October 11, 2017 I’ve been writing about Carlos Santana since he first appeared …

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Cleveland Indian preview

The Dodgers have made only one trip to Ohio to play the Indians and that was back in 2003. We won’t have any notable game scores or total base games based on a three-game series fourteen years ago. Just in case you were curious David Ross has the only home run against the Indians in Ohio. …

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On this day in baseball – Eddie Murray makes history

I’ve always loved switch hitters who could hit from both sides of the plate. Most can’t but the ones who can and who can hit with power are a rare breed. Eddie Murray was a rare breed and one of the greatest switch-hitters in baseball history. On May 8th, 1987 Eddie Murry puts his stamp …

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Carlos Santana helps lead Indians to AL Central Title

The Guitar is now 30 years old and has hit 151 home runs while walking over six hundred times. In 2016 the Indians decided to take advantage of his patience and moved him to the lead off spot.  Santana started 85 games from the leadoff spot and rewarded the Indians with a .385 OBP in …

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Eight years ago today the Dodgers traded the Guitar for a Beard

With trade talk swirling around, it was exactly eight years ago today when the Dodgers traded lower level prospect Carlos Santana to the Indians for Casey Blake. It was a trade that paid immediate dividends for the Dodgers as Casey Blake played a key role in the 2008 Western Division champions, but at quite a price. …

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