1B,DH - FA
Carlos Santana returns to the lineup for the Milwaukee Brewers against the Miami Marlins Friday.
Santana is back after sitting out for general rest Thursday, batting third and starting at first base against the Marlins for manager Craig Counsell Friday.
Although his season-long batting average remains low at .236, Santana's 21 home runs and 75 RBI demonstrate his ability to contribute in the power categories for fantasy owners.
With 60 walks on the season, Santana's plate discipline continues to be a valuable asset, making him a solid option in leagues that reward on-base percentage. While his overall numbers may not jump off the page, Santana's power and patience at the plate make him a worthwhile fantasy option down the stretch.
Carlos Santana is back in the lineup for the Milwaukee Brewers against the Washington Nationals Friday.
Santana returns after receiving Wednesday’s contest off for general rest, starting at first base and batting third against the Nationals for manager Craig Counsell Friday night.
Carlos Santana picked up his 19th home run of the season on Saturday against the Phillies.
Santana is now slashing .235/.317/.421 in the middle of the Brewers lineup.
Carlos Santana (ankle) is batting third and playing first base Wednesday vs. the Cubs.
Santana missed the last two games due to an ankle injury but is ready to get back on the field in an important divisional matchup with the Cubs. He is hitting .218/.275/.426 with the Brewers this season.