Carlos Santana C/1B/3B/DH CLE 4 days ago

Santana, who received didn't start Friday, will be back in the lineup Saturday, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

The Indians are without the DH for the weekend series at Pittsburgh but the slumping Santana will apparently be back in the lineup Saturday.

Carlos Santana C/1B/3B/DH CLE 4 days ago

Santana is out of the lineup Friday.

Santana's average has dipped to .211 on the season, and he is slugging just .367, so there is not much to be excited about with the 29-year-old first baseman thus far. With the Indians playing in Pittsburgh this weekend, Santana may have one or two more off days in his future as the DH is not available to the Indians.

Carlos Santana C/1B/3B/DH CLE 3 weeks ago

Santana homered and knocked in four in Tuesday's win over the Cubs.

Santana now has a pair of home runs in his past three games. He finished the game 2-for-3 with a pair of walks, his first multi-hit game since June 4 and just his second of the month. His slugging percentage is up to .398, its highest mark since April 29.

Carlos Santana C/1B/3B/DH CLE 1 month ago

Santana will bat second for the Indians in his return to the lineup Sunday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

Santana was placed on the paternity list Thursday, but will rejoin the club Sunday. He'll serve as the designated hitter in the contest, pushing Nick Swisher back to the bench Sunday and Jerry Sands off the 25-man roster.

Carlos Santana C/1B/3B/DH CLE 1 month ago

Santana (personal) was reinstated from the paternity list Sunday.

Santana's activation from the paternity list Sunday likely indicates he will rejoin the Indians' lineup, though it's yet to be released. He's batting just .205 in May, but will look to end the month on a high note Sunday assuming he retakes the field.

Carlos Santana C/1B/3B/DH CLE 1 month ago

Santana (personal) is expected to rejoin the Indians on Sunday, Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

There was talk of Santana perhaps remaining away until Tuesday, but it sounds like he will be activated from the paternity list prior the finale against Seattle. While Santana is batting just .205 in May, he has drawn 19 walks and driven in 16 runs this month.

Carlos Santana C/1B/3B/DH CLE 1 month ago

Santana (personal) may not return to the Indians until Tuesday, MLB.com reports.

The Indians have a day game Sunday and an off day Monday which may tilt the decision towards a return on Tuesday.

Carlos Santana C/1B/3B/DH CLE 1 month ago

Santana was placed on the paternity list prior to Thursday's game against the Mariners.

Santana will miss the next one-to-three games following the Thursday birth of his daughter. With relief pitcher Scott Atchison (ankle) headed for the 15-day DL, the Indians have called up outfielder Jerry Sands and reliever Austin Adams. Brandon Moss will likely start Thursday's game at first base, freeing up some room in the crowded Cleveland outfield.

Carlos Santana C/1B/3B/DH CLE 1 month ago

Santana went 1-for-3 with a three-run homer, a pair of walks and two runs Wednesday against Texas.

Well, it seems like his wrist is alright after he was hit by a pitch there Tuesday night. Santana's shown fantastic plate discipline this year, with 37 walks against just 30 strikeouts, but like last season, he's struggling to hit for average.

Carlos Santana C/1B/3B/DH CLE 1 month ago

Santana (wrist) is in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Rangers.

Santana underwent X-rays after being struck by a pitch in the ninth inning of Tuesday's game, but he was no worse for the wear in the morning, and will take the field Wednesday afternoon. As he has done regularly of late, Santana will man first base and bat second against Rangers starter Colby Lewis.