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Ramon SantiagoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2015 MLB Years: 2002-2014
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Rated Prospect

PositionsSS-872, 2B-478, 3B-80, DH-5, LF-1, C-1Position when DraftedIFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRamon D. Santiago
Height5-11Weight150BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 31,1979 [39.102]PlaceLas Matas de Farfan,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1998 by the Detroit Tigers.Service Time10.095 (2014)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2000-MLB-#92 ... 2000-DET-#2 ... 2001-MLB-#95 ... 2001-DET-#2 ... 2002-DET-#5
MLB DebutMay 17,2002 [22.260]
OrganizationsDET [13] SEA [2] CIN [1] TOR [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID20153Retrosheet IDsantr002MLBAM ID421124
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (SS) in 2002
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Gulf Coast Tigers (East)GCLRkdet-ss193513425439201120791714303.321.361.418.7795611151.358.097.261.3435.9611.261.890.000.0025.58
1999Oneonta TigersNYPLA-det-ss19125091712185021211000.340.377.500.87725454.432.160.300.3823.7022.226.001.8550.0023.53
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         471843460104119257112925303.326.365.440.8058115205.376.114.272.3545.3714.152.640.49184.0025.00
2000West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAdet9ss2098379691031511423912346012156111.272.346.325.67112317446.315.053.214.3087.6213.451.760.22379.0016.50
2001Lakeland TigersFSLA+det-211204296411515324634854601114407.268.361.331.69214220512.305.063.249.31710.5511.721.110.39214.5017.39
2002Erie SeawolvesEastAAdet-ss22227592102176031232102.280.329.373.70228384.317.093.213.3123.5714.294.001.1975.0014.29
2002Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-ss229288121026023420000.429.515.6791.19419333.455.250.286.5129.0912.121.336.0614.0025.00
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         311031733123136261652102.320.383.456.839476117.353.136.233.3695.1313.682.672.5634.3318.18
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet39ss226522233545542085134884202.243.306.365.6718114249.291.122.194.2985.2219.283.691.6155.5025.93
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet39ss-2b231414444110018122910433661018209.225.292.284.57612621507.259.059.146.2646.5113.022.000.39222.0021.00
2004Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea3ss24712433547721249624311012413.193.288.251.5396110293.214.058.169.2518.1910.581.290.34243.0021.28
2004Seattle MarinersALMLBsea1ss241939871002003312001.179.256.205.4618145.194.026.103.2206.676.671.000.000.0014.29
2005Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-2b25129441681112231050187386215176011.252.328.383.71116935517.269.131.243.3167.3511.991.631.9344.1031.53
2005Seattle MarinersALMLBsea44ss-2b2588210000001231000.125.417.125.5421013.167.000.125.3167.6915.382.000.000.000.00
2006Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-2b-ss2625831321602122191817000.253.333.398.731338100.302.145.265.3239.0018.002.002.0041.5038.10
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet39ss26438091811032011414001.225.244.263.50721286.273.038.075.2251.1616.2814.000.000.0011.11
2007Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet13ss27913654096194330891661911108.263.309.362.67113226402.308.099.140.2993.9815.173.810.75121.6727.08
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet39ss273267101951073011033000.284.324.388.71226674.333.104.164.3161.3513.5110.000.000.0031.58
2008Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-ss28828362003002721000.214.313.286.5998233.286.072.143.2816.0621.213.500.000.0033.33
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet39ss-2b285812430356241810221755001.282.411.460.8715712156.301.178.363.38914.1010.900.772.5631.0034.29
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet39ss2993262297062735121757410313.267.318.385.70310115296.313.118.179.3105.7419.263.352.3637.4321.43
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet39ss3011232038849132222305678206.263.337.325.66210413367.308.062.156.3038.1715.261.870.82106.6715.48
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet392b311012582967113530001738411405.260.311.384.6959919294.283.124.190.3065.7812.932.241.7051.6028.36
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet392b329322819477121710203955117.206.283.272.5556210259.239.066.158.2537.7215.061.950.77114.0021.28
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet392b-ss338020527468111401213216102.224.298.288.5865910234.260.064.161.2688.9713.681.520.43205.0021.74
2014Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin73b-ss347517920448021721243837101.246.343.324.6675810214.300.078.218.30711.2117.761.580.9389.5022.73
2015Buffalo BisonsILAAAtor42b-ss35331241125200523112231006.202.283.218.501272139.245.016.097.2357.9115.832.000.000.008.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter92024362955928518302143015203420558416238.243.314.330.6448031332794.281.087.176.0007.2715.032.071.0781.2022.47
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter653237935461799192324414355205366708525251.259.333.346.6798231412764.295.087.210.0007.4213.241.790.83103.4322.85
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter3661312178318599181303928103205424911128.242.315.342.657449861517.273.100.187.0006.7913.511.991.1972.8927.04
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter227592102176031232102.280.329.373.70228384.317.093.213.0003.5714.294.001.1975.0014.29
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1204296411515324634854601114407.268.361.331.69214220512.305.063.249.00010.5511.721.110.39214.5017.39
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter98379691031511423912346012156111.272.346.325.67112317446.315.053.214.0007.6213.451.760.22379.0016.50
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter125091712185021211000.340.377.500.87725454.432.160.300.0003.7022.226.001.8550.0023.53
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3513425439201120791714303.321.361.418.7795611151.358.097.261.0005.9611.261.890.000.0025.58
Detroit Tigers Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter81822102655407618281952814175377487415236.244.312.333.6457361222522.281.089.174.0006.9414.952.151.1178.9322.59
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7517920448021721243837101.246.343.324.6675810214.300.078.218.00011.2117.761.580.9389.5022.73
Seattle Mariners Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter27471081002004543001.170.291.191.4829158.190.021.106.0006.908.621.250.000.0012.50
Average MLB - Per 162 games162429521041535385336741015307.243.314.330.64414123492.281.087.176.0007.2715.032.071.0781.2022.47
Average Minor - Per 162 games162590881532556613514519117216013.259.333.346.67920435686.295.087.210.0007.4213.241.790.83103.4322.85

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Gulf Coast Tigers (East) GCLRkdet19SS35--5593419152148.9744.23------35100.058.3
1999Oneonta Tigers NYPLA-det19SS12--1828164746.9793.83------12100.016.0
2000West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet20SS81--110220845338330.9764.07------9882.757.9
2002Erie Seawolves EastAAdet22SS21--2658378784.9664.00------2295.514.8
2002Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet22SS9--1429244543.9564.78------9100.06.3
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet22SS63-54897205741309302.9774.790.55-----6596.939.1
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet22DH1---------------651.50.6
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet23SS85847241412481068399389.9754.580.54-----14160.352.5
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet232B53504611051531045268258.9634.870.56-----14137.632.7
2004Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea24SS61--91177627274268.9784.39------7185.943.0
2004Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea242B10--1925-844441.0004.40------7114.17.0
2004Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24SS16101052231385653.9463.310.50-----1984.29.9
2004Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24DH1---------------195.30.6
2005Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea252B94--174277369454451.9934.80------12972.965.3
2005Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea25SS30--3398117132131.9924.37------12923.320.8
2005Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea253B5--211231513.8672.60------1293.93.5
2005Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea25C1--1---111.0001.00------1290.80.7
2005Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25SS2-2-11-21.5000.500.50-----825.01.2
2005Seattle MarinersALMLBsea252B2217-4-1441.0002.000.24-----825.01.2
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet262B14--27422117169.9724.93------2556.09.9
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26SS12--1638195554.9824.50------2548.08.5
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet26SS27111331748-665651.0002.410.49-----4362.816.7
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet262B127701419-433331.0002.750.47-----4327.97.4
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet263B1-2-2--221.0002.001.00-----432.30.6
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet26DH1---------------432.30.6
2007Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27SS88--1363021169449438.9764.98------9196.761.5
2007Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet272B1--14-2551.0005.00------911.10.7
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet27SS311718629622129391.9782.940.49-----3296.919.1
2008Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28SS8--1519193534.9714.25------8100.05.6
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet28SS33232274570315118115.9753.480.51-----5856.920.4
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet282B21131173036-1366661.0003.140.56-----5836.213.0
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet283B6121232-75.7140.830.24-----5810.33.7
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet29SS695650278159635243237.9753.430.47-----9374.242.3
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet292B29171563352-1585851.0002.930.54-----9331.217.8
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet293B2-2-------------932.21.2
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet30SS8566617106227753340333.9793.920.54-----11275.952.5
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet302B251212724441116968.9862.720.54-----11222.315.4
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet30DH1---------------1120.90.6
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet312B754043493143128237236.9963.150.54-----10174.346.3
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet31SS27221953580215117115.9834.260.59-----10126.716.7
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet313B5-12-3--331.0000.600.25-----1015.03.1
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet322B714544075149132225224.9963.150.51-----9376.343.8
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet32SS20151391334445147.9222.350.34-----9321.512.3
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet323B6228-51-65.8330.830.18-----936.53.7
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet32DH1---------------931.10.6
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet332B33302695590-191451451.0004.390.54-----8041.320.4
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet33SS27191922049277169.9722.560.36-----8033.816.7
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet333B27790519-124241.0000.890.27-----8033.816.7
2014Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin343B28211942233425955.9321.960.28-----7537.317.3
2014Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34SS20161451750-867671.0003.350.46-----7526.712.3
2014Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin342B20121272547187372.9863.600.57-----7526.712.3
2014Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34LF1-1-------------751.30.6
2015Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor352B18--3053-1083831.0004.61------3354.512.5
2015Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor35SS10--1328234341.9534.10------3330.36.9
MLB Totals for SS - 13 season(s)-   SS505339371562012644727219311884.9763.730.51-----5050.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 10 season(s)-   2B34122822184547371417612051191.9883.490.54-----3410.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 7 season(s)-   3B753134929657310194.9311.250.27-----750.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH5---------------50.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1-1-------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 7 season(s)-   SS218--3186912413810331009.9774.63------2180.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 5 season(s)-   2B137--2514015100657652.9924.76------1370.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B5--211231513.8672.60------50.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS21--2658378784.9664.00------210.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS81--110220845338330.9764.07------810.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS12--1828164746.9793.83------120.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS35--5593419152148.9744.23------350.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Gulf Coast Tigers (East) GCLRkdet19----35------
1999Oneonta Tigers NYPLA-det19----12------
2000West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet20----81------
2002Erie Seawolves EastAAdet22----21------
2002Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet22----9------
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet22----63-----1
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet23---5385------
2004Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea24---1061------
2004Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24----16-----1
2005Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea25-1-94305-----
2005Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25---22------
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26---1412------
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet26---12271----1
2007Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27---188------
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet27----31------
2008Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28----8------
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet28---21336-----
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet29---29692-----
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet30---2585-----1
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet31---75275-----
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet32---71206----1
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet33---332727-----
2014Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34---2020281----
2015Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor35---1810------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB26264361211211018823000.279.415.488.90321456.303.209.37214.2914.291.003.5721.5033.33
2006Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB2637000000001000000.000.125.000.125008.000.000.14312.500.000.000.000.000.00
2006Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB2635010000000201000.200.200.200.400106.333.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2007Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2718334100026308301000.303.439.485.92416242.286.182.51519.057.140.384.7616.5020.00
2008Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2825414154003016523000.366.469.463.93219452.417.097.22011.549.620.830.000.0026.67
2009Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2924526154002207700003.288.373.365.73819459.333.077.25011.8611.861.000.000.0026.67
2010Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB30164181011010205542000.244.380.317.69713252.278.073.2449.629.621.000.000.0020.00
2011Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3116342113104005200102.324.400.471.87116440.333.147.29412.505.000.400.000.0036.36
2011Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB31414021002000302003.143.143.214.3573116.182.071.0710.0018.750.000.000.0050.00
2011Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB31624191000000400000.375.375.417.79210124.450.042.0420.0016.670.000.000.0011.11
2012Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3219469124103004411202.261.321.391.71218554.273.130.2177.417.411.000.000.0041.67
2012Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB3211000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB331624260118004420100.250.387.458.84511231.250.208.37512.9012.901.003.2324.0033.33
2014Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB342046492003304710001.196.275.239.51411251.231.043.1967.8413.731.750.000.0022.22
2015Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB35712151002001300000.417.462.500.9626113.556.083.1677.6923.083.000.000.0020.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 10 yrs1873724610520555210252481210408.282.384.403.78715030450.310.121.28211.5610.670.921.1174.4028.57
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs714021002000302003.143.143.214.3573116.182.071.0710.0018.750.000.000.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs1131191000001400000.290.313.323.63610132.333.033.0653.1312.504.000.000.0011.11
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs46010000000201000.167.167.167.334107.250.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2018Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet38First Base Coach1626498.39527.53Ron Gardenhire
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2000Midwest League All-Star Team (SS)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-07-25ssFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Blue Jays35.329  
2015-06-01ssToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list35.275Team Roster on 2015-06-01
2015-04-11ssToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured35.224Team Roster on 2015-04-11
2015-04-09ssToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)35.222Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2015-01-29ssToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract35.151Team Roster on 2015-01-29
2014-10-31ssFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency35.061  
2014-03-31ssCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors34.213Team Roster on 2014-03-31
2014-01-30ssCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract34.152Team Roster on 2014-01-30
2013-10-31ssFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency34.061  
2012-05-06ssDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActive--32.249Team Roster on 2012-05-06
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-11-30ContractSigned by Tigers 
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2008-12-12ContractSigned by Tigers (1-year) 
2008-07-08InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-06-05InjuredDisabled -- Separated left shoulder 
2006-01-04ContractSigned by Tigers (minor) 
2005-11-18Released by Mariners 
2005-01-25ContractSigned by Mariners (Minor) 
2004-01-08TradeTraded by Tigers with Juan Gonzalez to Mariners for Carlos Guillen. 
1998-07-29ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2002Detroit TigersTeam Payroll22200,000-75756-2,011,045200,000200,000
2003Detroit TigersTeam Payroll23307,000-65619192,163,527300,000507,000
2004Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll24300,000-75545-2,070,100300,000807,000
2005Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll25300,000-79443-2,189,055300,0001,107,000
2006Detroit TigersTeam Payroll26375,000-55523312,365,072327,0001,482,000
2007Detroit TigersTeam Payroll27380,000-73733-2,459,737380,0001,862,000
2008Detroit TigersTeam Payroll28575,000-48422472,696,252390,0002,437,000
2009Detroit TigersTeam Payroll29825,000-43621462,746,792400,0003,262,000
2010Detroit TigersTeam Payroll301,250,000-38515582,812,412400,0004,512,000
2011Detroit TigersTeam Payroll311,350,000-38913572,722,607414,0005,862,000
2012Detroit TigersTeam Payroll322,100,000-32414652,954,887480,0007,962,000
2013Detroit TigersTeam Payroll332,100,000-34216633,023,990490,00010,062,000
2014Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll341,100,00010.09544518513,256,497500,00011,162,0002014-01-30 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red