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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Rafael Francisco Santana De La Cruz
Stat Years
1977-1990  [mlb] 1983-1990
Height/Weight
6-1 / 165
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
SS (1166) ... 3B (170) ... 2B (91) ... P (71) ... 1B (4)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Liceo Secondario (DR)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the in 1976
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1983-04-05 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.064)
Service Time
Organizations
NYA [5] NYN [4] SLN [3] TOR [3] CLE [1] HOU [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17568 ... retro id: santr001 ... mlbam id: 121691
Relations
Father of Alex Santana, Father of Audry Santana
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Oneonta YankeesNYPLA-nya-19ss---16015726415002350191938000.261.352.293.645187465.185.032.29710.1610.161.000.00.0012.2
    1977Utica Blue JaysNYPLA-tor-19ss---1140000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1977Cocoa AstrosFSLA+hou-19ss---110000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1978Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+nya-20ss---21314313711185035452963215000.258.307.299.60647712913.107.041.3026.0813.212.170.00.0011.7
    1979Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+nya-21ss-3b---313347262124960411253653112700.263.312.307.61952814515.136.044.2916.8210.041.470.00.0012.1
    1979Kinston EaglesCaroA+tor-21p---3270100000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1980Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+nya-22ss---45116820382011741231217200.226.320.256.576201433.185.030.23611.445.970.52168.00.507.9
    1980Nashville SoundsSouAAnya-22ss---48627533644302071232325300.233.294.269.563308747.142.036.2517.477.471.000.00.0010.9
    1980Knoxville Blue JaysSouAAtor-22p---4451000000000001000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1981Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-23ss---5110326347614301922244311010.233.288.294.5823529617.135.061.2696.8212.221.790.00.0022.4
    1981Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-23ss-3b---528341012100000000.500.5001.0001.500882.625.500.4290.000.000.008.012.5050.0
    1982Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-243b-2b---612143065123153353166274613600.286.325.356.68146715321.156.070.3105.789.851.70143.30.6417.1
    1983Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-253b---7451671947910203752421310.281.305.347.6521785810.072.066.3222.8113.484.800.00.0021.3
    1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln14252b-ssL-S-E-P73014130002012210000.214.353.214.5671730.071.000.25011.7611.761.000.00.000.0
    1984Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-26ss---877255347160123102111902000.278.308.314.622268807.110.036.2984.107.091.73255.00.379.9
    1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn326ssL-S-E-P85115214421111120391701003.276.317.382.6991625813.145.106.3065.5610.491.89152.00.6231.0
    1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn327ssL-S-E-P9154529411361911291029540421214.257.295.302.59756416021.102.045.2845.149.571.86529.00.1815.4
    1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn328ssL-S-E-P1013939438861101280036432131215.218.285.254.53943610012.127.036.2418.269.861.19394.00.2313.9
    1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn329ssL-S-E-P11139439411122125441129571011011.255.302.346.64847015228.157.091.2836.1712.131.9787.81.0625.0
    1988New York YankeesALMLBnya1730ssL-S-E-P1214848050115121438123361152017.240.289.294.58352114117.121.054.2666.3311.711.85120.00.7714.8
    1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle232ssL-S-E-P13713330013000000001.231.231.462.6931361.231.231.1670.000.000.0013.07.6933.3
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)6682021188497745131563713823451183461.246.295.307.602218362092.127.061.2726.3210.721.70155.50.6018.5
    National League Totals (5 yrs)51315281353796248115251051734663443.248.297.310.607164947374.128.062.2746.3710.491.65191.00.4919.5
    American League Totals (2 yrs)15549353118121541123361152018.239.287.298.58553414718.124.059.2636.1811.421.8598.60.9415.2
    Minor League Totals903269033469973216253642919730213552120.260.311.309.6202976832100.136.049.2886.6210.151.53448.30.2014.3
    Minor: A- Totals7415726415002350191938000.261.352.293.645187465.185.032.29710.1610.161.000.00.0012.2
    Minor: A+ Totals34310711202731911193201188128434900.255.311.296.607120631731.132.041.2867.3010.611.451,071.00.0811.4
    Minor: AA Totals2416026714018603993476637310.233.290.282.57266217024.138.049.2607.109.971.400.00.0017.1
    Minor: AAA Totals2458601212453145983015438936910.285.318.348.66692129940.130.063.3104.679.662.07172.00.5416.3
    New York Mets Totals (4 yrs)48315141343766248113241031713663443.248.296.310.606163247074.129.062.2746.3110.481.66189.20.4919.7
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)14848050115121438123361152017.240.289.294.58352114117.121.054.2666.3311.711.85120.00.7714.8
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)3014130002012210000.214.353.214.5671730.071.000.25011.7611.761.000.00.000.0
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)713330013000000001.231.231.462.6931361.231.231.1670.000.000.0013.07.6933.3
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1977Utica Blue JaysNYPLA-tor-191---443.4414124002189.0884434641585201.458.900.614.155.874.451.41.500
    1977Cocoa AstrosFSLA+hou-191---0027.0010000101.00330520205.000.000.0045.0018.0027.000.40.000
    1977Minor Totals: HOU-TORbyYearA+/A-----192---443.7015124003190.0884737646605401.498.800.604.606.004.701.30.500
    Minor League Totals443.7015124003190.0884737646605401.498.800.604.606.004.701.30.500
    Minor: A- Totals443.4414124002189.0884434641585201.458.900.614.155.874.451.41.500
    Minor: A+ Totals0027.0010000101.00330520205.000.000.0045.0018.0027.000.40.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+20SS13100.01663724853586538.9184.100.0092.3100.01
    1979Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+212B2300.032563169188.9673.800.0016.117.32
    1979Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+213B4500.017807710497.9332.200.0031.533.82
    1979Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+21SS7200.0111215642332326.9824.500.0050.354.12
    1979Kinston EaglesCaroA+21P2600.0928524237.8811.400.0019.196.34
    1980Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+22SS5100.081158930248239.9644.700.0037.2100.02
    1980Nashville SoundsSouAA22SS8600.01252472554397372.9374.300.0060.1100.01
    1980Knoxville Blue JaysSouAA22P4500.0415202119.9050.400.0031.3100.01
    1981Arkansas TravelersTexAA232B200.01501661.0003.000.002.91.83
    1981Arkansas TravelersTexAA233B500.0280110101.0002.000.007.44.59
    1981Arkansas TravelersTexAA23SS10200.01513372379511488.9554.800.00150.092.71
    1981Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAA233B100.0011121.5001.000.000.750.06
    1981Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAA23SS200.01722108.8004.000.001.5100.04
    1982Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA242B4100.082103227187185.9894.500.0030.433.92
    1982Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA243B7300.058139716204197.9662.700.0054.160.31
    1982Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA24SS1700.02333285856.9663.300.0012.614.02
    1983Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA251B200.01300213131.0006.500.001.54.49
    1983Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA252B900.01625114241.9764.600.006.720.02
    1983Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA253B3200.0258079112105.9383.300.0023.771.13
    1983Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA25SS400.0612222018.9004.500.003.08.93
    1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB252B900.0241176.8570.700.005.630.06
    1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB253B400.0022142.5000.500.002.513.37
    1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB25SS600.0121143.7500.500.003.720.03
    1984Tidewater TidesILAAA261B200.08001881.0004.000.001.42.65
    1984Tidewater TidesILAAA262B600.015160631311.0005.200.004.37.84
    1984Tidewater TidesILAAA263B1000.0821243129.9352.900.007.113.03
    1984Tidewater TidesILAAA26SS6200.0761951244283271.9584.400.0044.380.51
    1984New York MetsNLMLB26SS5000.092104634202196.9703.900.0030.998.02
    1985New York MetsNLMLB27SS15300.03013962581722697.9654.600.0094.499.41
    1986New York MetsNLMLB282B100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.73
    1986New York MetsNLMLB28SS13700.02033691668588572.9734.200.0084.698.61
    1987New York MetsNLMLB29SS13800.02133961782626609.9734.400.0085.299.31
    1988New York YankeesALMLB30SS14800.02024212296645623.9664.200.0091.9100.01
    1990Cleveland IndiansALMLB32SS700.0290211111.0001.600.004.3100.03
    MLB Totals - (2B)1000241176.8570.600.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)400022142.5000.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)63900101416978736427982711.9694.200.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)4002100321211.0005.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)5600113144334260257.9884.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)11600912411730349332.9512.900.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)85001062471856371353.9514.200.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (2B)2001501661.0003.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (3B)500280110101.0002.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (SS)1880027658448133908860.9474.600.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)4500415202119.9050.400.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (2B)230032563169188.9673.800.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (3B)450017807710497.9332.200.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (SS)254003587456312511661103.9464.300.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)2600928524237.8811.400.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1978Minor-----131-----
    1979Minor26--234572-----
    1980Minor45----137-----
    1981Minor---26104-----
    1982Minor---417317-----
    1983MLB---946-----
    1983Minor--29324-----
    1984MLB-----50-----
    1984Minor--261062-----
    1985MLB-----153-----
    1986MLB---1-137-----
    1987MLB-----138-----
    1988MLB-----148-----
    1990MLB-----7-----
    Totals71-4911701166-----