|Sep. 28 8:55 PM PT9:55 PM MT10:55 PM CT11:55 PM ET23:55 ET3:55 GMT11:55 8:55 PM MST10:55 PM EST11:25 PM VEN7:55 UAE (+1)10:55 PM CT-Minimal help from the offense appropriately plagued Santana in his final outing of 2016 as he didn't get a decision in Kansas City, allowing two runs and four hits in five innings.
Analysis: Santana's 7-11 record is by far the worst of any AL pitcher to rank among the league's top 10 in ERA (3.38). His 3.72 run support average ranks among the worst in all of baseball. Santana turns 34 in December but showed he's still a very capable starter by posting a 2.41 ERA in his final 18 outings.
|Sep. 23 9:34 PM PT10:34 PM MT11:34 PM CT12:34 AM ET0:34 ET4:34 GMT12:34 9:34 PM MST11:34 PM EST12:04 AM VEN8:34 UAE11:34 PM CT-Despite striking out eight in six innings, Santana took the loss in Thursday's doubleheader nightcap with Detroit after permitting four runs - two earned.
Analysis: Santana is now winless in four consecutive starts, though he's pitched to a 2.25 ERA and notched 27 K's in 24 innings over that stretch. The veteran will make his final 2016 start Wednesday in Kansas City. He's 0-2 with a 4.76 ERA in four meetings with the Royals this season.
|Sep. 18 10:48 PM PT11:48 PM MT12:48 AM CT1:48 AM ET1:48 ET5:48 GMT13:48 10:48 PM MST12:48 AM EST1:18 AM VEN9:48 UAE12:48 AM CT-Santana wound up with a hard-luck no-decision despite throwing a gem against the Mets on Saturday. The veteran right-hander yielded four hits and two walks while striking out nine over seven scoreless innings.
Analysis: Santana continues to keep the lowly Twins in games and is 4-1 with a 2.57 ERA over his last nine starts. He's fanned 58 batters in 56 innings and delivered six quality starts over that strong stretch.
|Sep. 2 8:55 AM PT9:55 AM MT10:55 AM CT11:55 AM ET11:55 ET15:55 GMT23:55 8:55 AM MST10:55 AM EST11:25 AM VEN19:55 UAE10:55 AM CT-Santana got a win Thursday despite allowing a season-high 11 hits, giving up two runs and striking out six in five innings against the White Sox.
Analysis: It marked the 11th time in 13 starts that Santana has yielded no more than two earned runs.
|Aug. 22 9:21 AM PT10:21 AM MT11:21 AM CT12:21 PM ET12:21 ET16:21 GMT0:21 9:21 AM MST11:21 AM EST11:51 AM VEN20:21 UAE11:21 AM CT-Santana was solid again Sunday but suffered his 10th defeat despite yielding two runs and five hits in seven innings, walking one and striking out a season-high 10 in a 2-1 loss to Kansas City.
Analysis: The veteran right-hander had won his previous three starts. He has a 1.91 ERA in his last 11 starts after posting a 5.10 through his first 12.
|Aug. 17 9:26 AM PT10:26 AM MT11:26 AM CT12:26 PM ET12:26 ET16:26 GMT0:26 9:26 AM MST11:26 AM EST11:56 AM VEN20:26 UAE11:26 AM CT-Santana allowed four hits over seven scoreless innings in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Braves. He struck out six and walked two.
Analysis: Santana has been on a nice little roll, going 3-1 with a 1.53 ERA in his last five games. He has 26 strikeouts to just five walks over 35 1/3 innings in that span. His next turn in the rotation comes Sunday in Kansas City to face a Royals team that knocked him around in their last matchup. The veteran right-hander permitted six runs and nine hits in 3 2/3 innings against his former team in a 7-4 loss May 24.
|Aug. 5 7:54 PM PT8:54 PM MT9:54 PM CT10:54 PM ET22:54 ET2:54 GMT10:54 7:54 PM MST9:54 PM EST10:24 PM VEN6:54 UAE (+1)9:54 PM CT-Santana continued to pitch well Friday, allowing two runs and striking out eight over 6 1/3 innings to beat the Rays for his second straight win.
Analysis: After owning a 5.10 ERA on June 14, the right-hander has gone 4-2 with a 2.05 ERA and two complete games in nine outings.
|July 31 5:18 PM PT6:18 PM MT7:18 PM CT8:18 PM ET20:18 ET0:18 GMT8:18 5:18 PM MST7:18 PM EST7:48 PM VEN4:18 UAE (+1)7:18 PM CT-Santana, who has been the subject of trade rumors, likely upped his value by allowing one earned run over six innings in a 6-4 win over the White Sox on Sunday.
Analysis: After struggling earlier in the season, Santana has gone 3-2 with a 1.96 ERA in his last eight starts.
|July 27 2:17 PM PT3:17 PM MT4:17 PM CT5:17 PM ET17:17 ET21:17 GMT5:17 2:17 PM MST4:17 PM EST4:47 PM VEN1:17 UAE (+1)4:17 PM CT-Santana tossed a complete-game seven-hitter Tuesday, albeit in a 2-0 loss to Atlanta.
Analysis: Having posted a 1.94 ERA while holding opposing hitters to a .199 average over his last six starts, Santana could be a valued commodity at the trade deadline should the Twins make him available. He went 5-1 with a sparkling 1.62 ERA over his final seven starts of last season.
|July 20 1:36 PM PT2:36 PM MT3:36 PM CT4:36 PM ET16:36 ET20:36 GMT4:36 1:36 PM MST3:36 PM EST4:06 PM VEN0:36 UAE (+1)3:36 PM CT-Santana allowed one run in seven-plus innings while not factoring in the decision of a 4-1 win over Detroit.
Analysis: Santana is 2-1 with a 2.03 ERA in his last six starts.
|July 7 7:35 AM PT8:35 AM MT9:35 AM CT10:35 AM ET10:35 ET14:35 GMT22:35 7:35 AM MST9:35 AM EST10:05 AM VEN18:35 UAE9:35 AM CT-Santana was brilliant in a complete-game effort on Wednesday, allowing just two hits while striking out eight in a 4-0 win over the A's.
Analysis: Santana has gone 2-0 with a 1.63 ERA over his last four starts.
|June 19 4:21 PM PT5:21 PM MT6:21 PM CT7:21 PM ET19:21 ET23:21 GMT7:21 4:21 PM MST6:21 PM EST6:51 PM VEN3:21 UAE (+1)6:21 PM CT-Santana bounced back from a dismal stretch with a strong showing Sunday in a 7-4 win over the Yankees. He allowed three runs - two earned - and six hits over 7 1/3 innings.
Analysis: Santana entered Sunday 0-5 with a 7.71 ERA in his previous five starts. He didn't issue a walk for the third straight start, spanning 18 2/3 innings.
|June 10 12:49 PM PT1:49 PM MT2:49 PM CT3:49 PM ET15:49 ET19:49 GMT3:49 12:49 PM MST2:49 PM EST3:19 PM VEN23:49 UAE2:49 PM CT-Santana allowed five runs and nine hits over 6 1/3 innings in Thursday's 10-3 loss to Miami.
Analysis: Santana pitched pretty well early on this season, but like many of the Twins' other hurlers, he's fallen on difficult times. He's 0-4 with a 7.43 ERA over his last four starts.
|May 20 1:54 PM PT2:54 PM MT3:54 PM CT4:54 PM ET16:54 ET20:54 GMT4:54 1:54 PM MST3:54 PM EST4:24 PM VEN0:54 UAE (+1)3:54 PM CT-Santana got a no-decision Thursday.
Analysis: Santana allowed two runs in eight innings.
|May 15 11:05 AM PT12:05 PM MT1:05 PM CT2:05 PM ET14:05 ET18:05 GMT2:05 11:05 AM MST1:05 PM EST1:35 PM VEN22:05 UAE1:05 PM CT-Santana earned his first victory in 2016 on Saturday, a 6-3 win in Cleveland.
Analysis: Santana (1-2, 3.38 ERA) yielded one run in six innings and got four runs of support. He received a combined seven runs of backing in his first five starts.
|Apr. 26 4:24 PM PT5:24 PM MT6:24 PM CT7:24 PM ET19:24 ET23:24 GMT7:24 4:24 PM MST6:24 PM EST6:54 PM VEN3:24 UAE (+1)6:24 PM CT-The Twins activated Santana from the 15-day disabled list Friday.
Analysis: Santana will make his first start since April 19 Saturday against the White Sox. The Twins' opening day starter had been sidelined by a lower back strain.
|Apr. 9 3:59 PM PT4:59 PM MT5:59 PM CT6:59 PM ET18:59 ET22:59 GMT6:59 3:59 PM MST5:59 PM EST6:29 PM VEN2:59 UAE (+1)5:59 PM CT-Santana tossed six solid innings on Friday.
Analysis: He took a no-decision after allowing two runs on six hits while walking two and striking out seven.
|Apr. 7 10:48 PM PT11:48 PM MT12:48 AM CT1:48 AM ET1:48 ET5:48 GMT13:48 10:48 PM MST12:48 AM EST1:18 AM VEN9:48 UAE12:48 AM CT-Santana has been moved up to Friday from Sunday after his start on opening day was cut short by rain.
Analysis: He allowed two hits and two walks in two innings Monday.
|2005||LAA||12||8||0 - 0||23||23||1||133.2||139||73||69||17||47||2||99||1.39||4.65|
|2006||LAA||16||8||0 - 0||33||33||0||204.0||181||106||97||21||70||2||141||1.23||4.28|
|2007||LAA||7||14||0 - 0||28||26||0||150.0||174||103||96||26||58||3||126||1.55||5.76|
|2008||LAA||16||7||0 - 0||32||32||2||219.0||198||89||85||23||47||2||214||1.12||3.49|
|2009||LAA||8||8||0 - 0||24||23||2||139.2||159||83||78||24||47||4||107||1.47||5.03|
|2010||LAA||17||10||0 - 0||33||33||4||222.2||221||104||97||27||73||2||169||1.32||3.92|
|2011||LAA||11||12||0 - 0||33||33||4||228.2||207||95||86||26||72||4||178||1.22||3.38|
|2012||LAA||9||13||0 - 0||30||30||1||178.0||165||109||102||39||61||2||133||1.27||5.16|
|2013||KC||9||10||0 - 0||32||32||0||211.0||190||85||76||26||51||3||161||1.14||3.24|
|2014||Atl||14||10||0 - 0||31||31||0||196.0||193||90||86||16||63||4||179||1.31||3.95|
|2015||Min||7||5||0 - 0||17||17||0||108.0||104||50||48||12||36||2||82||1.30||4.00|
|2016||Min||7||11||0 - 0||30||30||2||181.1||168||78||68||19||53||2||149||1.22||3.38|
|Career||133||116||0 - 0||346||343||16||2172.0||2099||1065||988||276||678||32||1738||1.28||4.09|
|2005||LAA||Total||1||1||0 - 0||2||1||0||9.2||8||9||8||3||5||0||4||7.45|
|LDS||1||0||0 - 0||1||0||0||5.1||5||3||3||1||2||0||2||5.06|
|LCS||0||1||0 - 0||1||1||0||4.1||3||6||5||2||3||0||2||10.38|
|2007||LAA||Total||0||0||0 - 0||1||0||0||2.0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2||0.00|
|LDS||0||0||0 - 0||1||0||0||2.0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2||0.00|
|2008||LAA||Total||0||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||5.1||8||5||5||1||0||0||3||8.44|
|LDS||0||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||5.1||8||5||5||1||0||0||3||8.44|
|2009||LAA||Total||1||1||0 - 0||4||0||0||5.2||5||3||1||0||4||1||5||1.59|
|LCS||1||1||0 - 0||4||0||0||5.2||5||3||1||0||4||1||5||1.59|
|Career||2||2||0 - 0||8||2||0||22.2||21||17||14||4||9||1||14||5.56|