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Twins | Danny Santana out again

Mon, 25 May 2015 10:00:20 -0700

Minnesota Twins SS Danny Santana is not in the starting lineup Monday, May 25. INF Eduardo Escobar will be the starting shortstop for the game.

Fantasy Tip: Santana ($2,900, 5.8% of cap) is receiving another day off but should return to the lineup soon. Escobar ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) has a .279 batting average this month, but owners should be able to find better options to use.

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Twins | Danny Santana on the bench

Sun, 24 May 2015 10:36:00 -0700

Minnesota Twins SS Danny Santana is not in the starting lineup Sunday, May 24.

Fantasy Tip: Santana ($2,900, 5.8% of cap) probably will return to the lineup in the next day or two. Eduardo Escobar ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) will be the starting shortstop and could be a cheaper option for owners on FantasyScore since he is hitting .298 this month.

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Twins | Danny Santana at leadoff spot

Tue, 19 May 2015 12:56:19 -0700

Minnesota Twins SS Danny Santana is batting leadoff Tuesday, May 19, against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Fantasy Tip: Santana ($2,900, 5.8% of cap) had been batting in the bottom third of the order, sometimes as low as ninth, but his bat is warming up again. Santana is hitting .286 with two stolen bases in the past week, so the team wants a leadoff hitter with speed and average. Santana is worth the lower price. It appears the Twins bumped everyone down in the lineup, with leadoff hitter Brian Dozier hitting second and home-run threat Torii Hunter in the fifth spot.

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Twins | Kennys Vargas not in the lineup

Sat, 16 May 2015 09:00:54 -0700

Minnesota Twins DH Kennys Vargas is not in the starting lineup Saturday, May 16. SS Danny Santana will serve as the designated hitter for the Twins.

Fantasy Tip: Vargas ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) likely is receiving a day off and should return to the lineup soon. Santana ($2,900, 5.8% of cap) has posted decent numbers at the plate this season, but owners on FantasyScore should be able to find better options to use.

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Twins | Danny Santana receiving day off

Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:27:10 -0700

Minnesota Twins SS Danny Santana is not in the starting lineup Sunday, April 19.

Fantasy Tip: Santana ($3,100, 6.2% of cap) should return to the lineup when the team plays their next game. Eduardo Escobar ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) will start at shortstop but probably should not be a starting option on FantasyScore.

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Twins | Danny Santana sitting Friday

Fri, 10 Apr 2015 10:39:10 -0700

Minnesota Twins SS Danny Santana is not in the starting lineup against Chicago White Sox SP Hector Noesi Friday, April 10. SS Eduardo Escobar is starting in his place at shortstop and hitting second in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Escobar ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) is offensively challenged, but he has a decent matchup and can save you a bunch of loot at FantasyScore. Just don't expect much from him at the plate.

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Twins | Minny manager talks top of the lineup

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:32:01 -0700

Minnesota Twins SS Danny Santana, 2B Brian Dozier and 1B Joe Mauer will bat first through third in the order, respectively, according to manager Paul Molitor. Molitor noted the rest of the lineup will change based on matchups.

Fantasy Tip: FantasyScore players will want to note the Twins scored the sixth most runs in baseball last season, and their lineup might be underrated. Against weak pitchers, stacking a few Twins is a sound strategy, especially with Santana ($4,500, 9.0% of cap), Dozier ($5,700, 11.4% of cap) and Mauer ($4,000, 8.0% of cap) carrying mid-range prices.

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Twins | Eduardo Escobar in contention for SS job

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:26:44 -0800

Minnesota Twins SS Eduardo Escobar will battle SS Danny Santana for the starting shortstop job this season, according to manager Paul Molitor.

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Twins | Danny Santana will battle for SS gig

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:21:19 -0800

Minnesota Twins SS Danny Santana will battle SS Eduardo Escobar for the starting shortstop job this season, according to manager Paul Molitor.

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Twins | Danny Santana could see time in outfielde

Sat, 11 Oct 2014 01:35:17 -0700

Minnesota Twins SS Danny Santana could see time next year at shortstop or in the outfield, most likely in center.

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