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Ervin Santana allowed three runs on four hits while striking out three across four innings during Tuesday’s 10-3 loss to the Tigers.
Santana followed Brad Keller in the sixth inning and ended up tossing four innings to finish the game. He continues to fill a versatile role for the Royals and has thrown more than one frame in three of his last five outings. Santana is mainly an option in AL-only leagues, and owns a 3.99 ERA with a 1.02 WHIP across 29 1/3 innings in 2021.
Ervin Santana allowed four runs on three hits and two walks while striking out four across four innings of long relief during Monday’s 8-3 loss to the Angels.
Santana was called on after top prospect Jackson Kowar failed to get out of the first inning during Monday’s loss. He continues to be used as a bulk reliever and has tossed at least three innings in two of his last three appearances. Santana owns a 3.70 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, and a 16:7 K: BB across 24 1/3 innings in 2021.
Ervin Santana (0-1) allowed three runs on four hits and one walk while striking out two across three innings during Saturday’s 6-5 loss to the Twins. He was tagged with the loss on Saturday.
Santana drew his second start of the season on Saturday and labored through three innings. He was removed in the fourth frame after 47 pitches. The 38-yeat-old owns a 3.26 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, and a 12:5 K: BB across 19 1/3 innings in 2021. Santana is not scheduled for another start next week and it’s unclear if the Royals will use him as a starter or reliever in his next appearance.
Ervin Santana allowed one run on two hits while striking out one across three innings during Game 2 in Saturday’s 3-2 win over the Blue Jays. He did not factor into the decision.
Santana was solid in a spot start, limiting the Blue Jays to one run on three innings. The 38-year-old will most likely be used in a long-relief role the rest of the season. Santana owns a 3.00 ERA, 0.67 WHIP, and one strikeout across three innings in 2021.
The Royals are signing RHP Ervin Santana to a minor-league contract.
Santana didn't pitch at all in 2020 and it's unclear if this deal includes an invite to spring training. The 38-year-old allowed 14 earned runs in 13 1/3 big league innings in 2019.