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Hector Santiago
2.25 3-2 44
Team: LA AngelsHt / Wt: 6-0 / 215 NFBC ADP: 522.69
Position: SPBorn: 12/16/1987 Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey
Bats/Throws: R/L Draft: 30th Round by White Sox (2006)

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Jan. 15 4:44 PM PT5:44 PM MT6:44 PM CT7:44 PM ET19:44 ET0:44 GMT8:44 5:44 PM MST7:44 PM EST8:14 PM VEN4:44 UAE (+1)6:44 PM CT-Santiago agreed to a $2.29 million, one-year deal with the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday, avoiding arbitration. The agreement is not guaranteed.
Analysis: Santiago went 6-9 with 3.75 ERA last season, his first with the Angels after starting his career with the Chicago White Sox. He started a career-best 24 games for Los Angeles, but lost his rotation spot and endured a demotion to the minors after an 0-7 start. Although he didn't earn his first victory with the Angels until July 10, he reclaimed a rotation spot and finished the season fairly strong.
Sep. 20 11:24 AM PT12:24 PM MT1:24 PM CT2:24 PM ET14:24 ET18:24 GMT2:24 11:24 AM MST1:24 PM EST1:54 PM VEN22:24 UAE1:24 PM CT-Santiago was pummeled again Friday.
Analysis: Santiago couldn't record an out in the second inning of a disastrous start, as he was charged with six runs. You won't see him in the postseason unless he is in the stands with the paying public.
July 11 3:12 PM PT4:12 PM MT5:12 PM CT6:12 PM ET18:12 ET22:12 GMT6:12 3:12 PM MST5:12 PM EST5:42 PM VEN2:12 UAE (+1)5:12 PM CT-Santiago got more than enough support to earn his first win of the season Thursday as the Los Angeles Angels slugged their way to a 15-6 victory over Texas.
Analysis: Santiago (1-7, 4.50 ERA) allowed four runs and five hits while matching a season high with eight strikeouts. He had lost nine consecutive decisions since a 5-2 win over Minnesota on Aug. 18 while with the Chicago White Sox.
June 29 10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET13:00 ET17:00 GMT1:00 10:00 AM MST12:00 PM EST12:30 PM VEN21:00 UAE12:00 PM CT-Santiago pitched four scoreless innings Saturday.
Analysis: His outing was cut short by rain. Santiago needed to pitch one more inning to claim his first victory of the season and losing his first seven decisions. "Somebody sent me a message and asked me 'did you make a witch angry?'" he joked.
May 9 2:58 PM PT3:58 PM MT4:58 PM CT5:58 PM ET17:58 ET21:58 GMT5:58 2:58 PM MST4:58 PM EST5:28 PM VEN1:58 UAE (+1)4:58 PM CT-The Los Angeles Angels have recalled infielder Efren Navarro from Triple-A Salt Lake City and moved struggling left-hander Hector Santiago to the bullpen.
Analysis: Acquired from the Chicago White Sox in the offseason, Santiago is 0-6 with a 5.19 ERA in seven starts. He was pulled after allowing six runs in 2 1-3 innings in a loss to the Yankees on Wednesday, and apologized to Mike Scioscia for walking off the mound before the manager arrived and not breaking stride on his way to the dugout. No replacement starter has been announced for Tuesday, when Santiago's turn comes up next.
May 3 2:13 PM PT3:13 PM MT4:13 PM CT5:13 PM ET17:13 ET21:13 GMT5:13 2:13 PM MST4:13 PM EST4:43 PM VEN1:13 UAE (+1)4:13 PM CT-Santiago fell to 0-5 on Friday.
Analysis: Santiago was charged with five runs and seven hits in six-plus innings. The left-hander, who has a 5.01 ERA in six starts, could face the Yanks next if he stays in the rotation.
Apr. 27 12:01 PM PT1:01 PM MT2:01 PM CT3:01 PM ET15:01 ET19:01 GMT3:01 12:01 PM MST2:01 PM EST2:31 PM VEN23:01 UAE2:01 PM CT-Santiago unsurprisingly lost again Saturday.
Analysis: Santiago dropped to 0-4, allowing four runs in 4 1-3 pathetic innings.
Apr. 9 2:20 PM PT3:20 PM MT4:20 PM CT5:20 PM ET17:20 ET21:20 GMT5:20 2:20 PM MST4:20 PM EST4:50 PM VEN1:20 UAE (+1)4:20 PM CT-Santiago suffered Tuesday's loss to the M's.
Analysis: Santiago allowed four runs in 4 1-3 innings.

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