Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:39:48 -0700
The Cincinnati Reds could break camp without a shortstop to back up SS Zack Cozart. INF Ramon Santiago is a candidate as a backup shortstop, but he is no lock to make the team, nor is INF Chris Nelson. 3B Todd Frazier was drafted as a shortstop, and he could be used to fill in. OF Billy Hamilton has also played 312 minor league games at shortstop, and manager Bryan Price acknowledged Hamilton could see time there if needed.
Wed, 29 Jan 2014 13:04:32 -0800
The Cincinnati Reds agreed to terms with free-agent INF Ramon Santiago (Tigers) Wednesday, Jan. 29, on a minor league deal with an invite to spring training. He'll make $1.1 million.
Sat, 25 Jan 2014 12:00:06 -0800
Free-agent INF Ramon Santiago (Tigers) has hired the Beverly Hills Sports Council to serve as his representation.
Sat, 09 Nov 2013 18:22:19 -0800
The Detroit Tigers are not expected to re-sign free-agent 2B Ramon Santiago this offseason.
Sat, 24 Aug 2013 13:19:59 -0700
Detroit Tigers SS Jose Iglesias (elbow) will be unavailable against the New York Mets Saturday, Aug. 24, because of a sore left elbow. Iglesias was hit by a pitch from RP David Aardsma Friday, Aug. 23, in the ninth inning. He remained in the game but his elbow eventually swelled up to the point where he couldn't bend his arm. X-rays were negative and manager Jim Leyland hopes he can return to action Sunday, Aug. 25. INF Ramon Santiago will get the start at shortstop Saturday.
Tue, 23 Jul 2013 09:22:55 -0700
Detroit Tigers 2B Omar Infante (ankle) might not be back this weekend, according to manager Jim Leyland.
Fantasy Tip: Ramon Santiago remains a short-term AL-only play until Infante returns from the disabled list.
Tue, 09 Jul 2013 14:08:11 -0700
The Detroit Tigers placed 2B Omar Infante (shin, ankle) on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, July 9. The move is retroactive to July 4, and he can return after the All-Star break.
Fantasy Tip: Looking at the bright side, Infante will only miss games through this weekend and can return next Friday, July 19. Ramon Santiago will have very short-term value in AL leagues until then.
Sun, 21 Apr 2013 12:17:49 -0700
Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland had planned to start INF Ramon Santiago (dehydration) at shortstop against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Sunday, April 21, but is holding him out after he became dehydrated Saturday, April 20. SS Jhonny Peralta will start at shortstop Sunday.
Wed, 06 Mar 2013 20:46:18 -0800
Detroit Tigers SS Ramon Santiago (calf) said Wednesday, March 6, that he went through full batting practice without trouble. He is making his way back from a strained right calf. He is hopeful of being available in Grapefruit League spring games within the next few days.
Tue, 26 Feb 2013 17:36:48 -0800
Detroit Tigers OF Brennan Boesch (oblique) took batting practice Tuesday, Feb. 26, and SS Ramon Santiago (calf) is feeling much improved from his strained right calf. Boesch hopes to be ready for live batting practice mid-week, and he could play in games by the end of the week. Santiago remains out indefinitely.