Carlos Santana RUMORS & NEWS

  • Can the Cleveland Indians replace Carlos Santana with Jason Kipnis at first base?

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Hey, Hoynsie: Now that the Indians have lost Carlos Santana, why can’t they move Jason Kipnis to first base? He’s left-handed, which I understand is preferred for first base and I think he could be an average defensive player. He’s a fan favorite and I’ve seen way too many fan favorites leave over..." December 18

  • Carlos Santana deal proves MLB players union made right call

    New York Post "This baseball offseason has provided so many distractions and diversions that we’ve neglected one of the hottest topics of recent winters. Thanks to multiple manager searches and the sagas of the Braves, Shohei Ohtani and Giancarlo Stanton, the qualifying offer has been more forgotten than..." December 18

  • Carlos Santana agrees to 3-year, $60 million deal with Phillies

    ESPN "The Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a three-year, $60 million deal with free agent first baseman Carlos Santana, according to multiple reports. The deal was first reported Friday by FanRag Sports. Santana has played his entire big league career with the Cleveland Indians, who acquired..." December 15

  • Cleveland Indians make offer to Carlos Santana, but they have a lot of competition

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "At least six teams are in pursuit of former Indians first baseman Carlos Santana. The Indians are one of them. In fact, they have made Santana an offer, but currently his agents are waiting for the market to form. Yes, Giancarlo Stanton is off the books, but there are a lot of other offensive..." December 11

  • Angels reportedly remain interested in Carlos Santana

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Angels are among the teams interested in free agent Carlos Santana. Santana is one of the big bats on the market. He rejected the Cleveland Indians’ qualifying offer and is available to sign with teams as a free agent. And MLB Network’s Jon Morosi says the Angels remain..." December 06

  • Red Sox, Phillies continue interest in Carlos Santana

    Sporting News "The Red Sox and Phillies have continued their interest in free agent first baseman Carlos Santana this offseason, according to Fox Sports. Santana had a .259/.363/.455 slash line last season — which was virtually similar to his 2016 numbers — while also hitting 23 home runs with 79 RBIs. A..." November 20

  • Free agent Carlos Santana expected to reject $17.4 million qualifying offer from Cleveland Indians

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Carlos Santana is not expected to accept a $17.4 million qualifying offer to play with the Indians next season. The Indians made the offer to Santana on Nov. 6 and he has until Thursday to accept or reject it. If he rejects it, he will have draft pick compensation tied to him. Jon Heyman of..." November 14

  • Cleveland Indians make Carlos Santana $17.4 million qualifying offer "The Indians have taken the first step in trying to keep free-agent first baseman Carlos Santana in the fold, while also protecting themselves in the event that he signs with another team this offseason. On Monday, Cleveland extended Santana a one-year, $17.4 million qualifying offer for 2018,..." November 06