Hector Santiago P LAA 3 Days

Hector Santiago did not factor into the decision in Tuesday's game against the Orioles, throwing five scoreless innings and allowing two hits and three walks.

While Santiago was able to keep the Orioles off the board, he had already thrown 99 pitches by the time the fifth inning was finished. The Angels have used him both out of the bullpen and in the rotation (thirteen starts in seventeen appearances). Despite the occasional struggle, he has a 4.02 ERA and has been a useful piece for the Halos. He'll take on the Tigers next time out.

Hector Santiago P LAA 7 Days

Hector Santiago finished up with 2 2/3 scoreless innings for the win as the Angels beat the Mariners 3-2 in 16 innings on Friday.

Several teams still have expanded bullpens right now after the All-Star break, and the Angels needed there's tonight. Eight relievers combined on 10 scoreless innings after Jered Weaver allowed two runs over six frames, and the Angels finally broke through when pinch-hitter Efren Navarro singled in Mike Trout in the 16th. It was just Navarro's second straight win after seven consecutive losses to begin the season.

Hector Santiago P LAA 15 Days

Hector Santiago cruised to his first win of the season, allowing four runs (three earned) over six innings as the Angels routed the Rangers by a 15-6 score on Thursday.

The Angels were up 13-2 after three innings, so Santiago's first win of 2014 was in the bag. The lefty, now 1-7, allowed five hits, walked one, and struck out eight. He'll go into the All-Star break with a 4.50 ERA, a 1.33 WHIP, and a 62/25 K/BB ratio.

Hector Santiago P LAA 20 Days

Hector Santiago yielded five runs in five innings Saturday in a no-decision against the Astros.

With Tyler Skaggs back, it could be a while before Santiago starts again. He hasn't been nearly as bad this year as his 0-7 record suggests, but he is sixth on the Angels' depth chart at the moment.

Hector Santiago P LAA 1 Month

After cruising through the first five innings virtually unscathed, Hector Santiago surrendered four runs while recording just one out in the fifth inning in Sunday's loss to the Braves.

Santiago punched out four on the night while walking two. It was a tough ending of the night for Santiago, who was brilliant through the first five frames. With Tyler Skaggs slated to return to the rotation next weekend, it's unlikely that Santiago will remain in the Angels rotation.

Hector Santiago P LAA 2 Months

Hector Santiago dazzled in his return to the rotation Tuesday against the A's, firing six shutout innings while allowing only three hits.

Santiago struck out eight and walked only one batter. It was a shocking performance by a pitcher who was booted out of the rotation on May 7 having gone 0-6 with a 5.19 ERA; he was demoted to the minors two weeks later. Santiago has a golden opportunity to impress with the injured Tyler Skaggs (hamstring) on the disabled list. He'll get his next chance in Cleveland on Monday.

Hector Santiago P LAA 2 Months

Hector Santiago will start on Tuesday against the Athletics in place of the injured Tyler Skaggs (hamstring).

Santiago put up a 4.82 ERA over 37 1/3 innings for the Halos before being optioned to Triple-A last month. He's getting another shot even though he held just a 6.43 ERA in three starts for Triple-A Salt Lake. Fantasy owners should steer clear of the southpaw.

Hector Santiago P LAA 2 Months

Angels optioned LHP Hector Santiago to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Santiago had pitched just twice in 12 days since being sent to the pen, so sending him down seems like the smart move. He was 0-6 with a 5.19 ERA in seven starts prior to his May 9 demotion.

Hector Santiago P LAA 3 Months

The Angels have demoted Hector Santiago to the bullpen.

It appears the move is considered temporary, though it's not clear how long he'll be used in relief or who will replace him in the rotation. Santiago receives the demotion after posting a 5.19 ERA over his first seven starts. The Halos really don't have much starting pitching depth, so Santiago figures to get another shot before long.

Hector Santiago P LAA 3 Months

Hector Santiago became the second pitcher to 0-6 when he was chased after 2 1/3 innings having allowed six runs -- two earned -- on five hits in Wednesday's loss to the Yankees.

The southpaw struck out two and walked three, joining Brett Oberholtzer in the 0-6 club. Not only has Santiago been awful this year, but his teammates never show up for his starts either -- in seven Santiago starts, the Angels have scored three runs twice and never more, going 0-7. Santiago is averaging less than five innings of work per outing, and he sports a 5.19 ERA and 1.59 WHIP. Santiago, who should be nowhere near a fantasy lineup right now, will try his luck against National League competition next time out, traveling to Philadelphia on Tuesday to square off against Cliff Lee.