So the interest in Ramon Santiago is definently out there among Pittsburgh Pirates fans. So, you want it you got it, here is little more background on Santiago from around the web.
One of the phrases used a great deal for players that don’t hit a lot of homeruns is Sneaky Power. It’s been said that Santiago has ‘SP’ a great deal online.
The webiste http://Ramon-Santiago.com has everything you could possibly want to know about Santiago. Be sure to check it out.
The article below is a detailed list of Santiago’s performance throughout the season. It’s unbelievable how many times I read perfect sacrifice bunt. Unreal. The guy must be a great bunter.
We brought up the point that we couldn’t see him as an everyday starter. The numbers seem to agree with us, but the sample doesn’t prove it from Santiago in 2010 as brother site Motor City Bengals pointed out in the article below.
MCB’s Matt Snyder wrote the very interesting article that took a look at the Jim Leyland theory that Santiago isn’t a major league starter. It was written in June of last year.
What we found interesting was how well Santiago hit down the stretch and in the playoffs in 2011. He hit well during the Tigers stretch run and his defense was unmatched.